And, I have a question- I did some printing on some microfiber cotton pillowcases today, and something weird happened. The design bled on the fabric- I used black ink, and a very watery light black outline appeared around the image. It looks pretty cool, but I was wondering if this had ever happened to anyone else (I was using Yudu inks- they had gotten thick and gloppy so I thinned them with water). I also printed on muslin and a t-shirt, and it only happened on the microfiber. I'm guessing it just has awesome wicking properties and pulled the water from the ink. Once the item is received by its intended recipient, I can post a picture!
craftADDchick - I've had that happen to me before when I printed on some very thin cotton cloth. The ink I was using (Speedball I think) was fresh if I remember correctly, but for some reason everything I printed got a small halo around it. I didn't mind it overly much, but it definitely wasn't what I was going for.
i find the halo effect will happen for a few different reasons, either your screen is not 100% dry/ you're using too much pressure with runny inks/ there's moisture in your fabric.
hope that helps