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« on: March 01, 2006 08:18:00 AM »

here are a few projects i've made using the good ol' faux screenprinting method described here:
http://community.livejournal.com/craftgrrl/3674467.html (except i use a small rubber spatula to pull the ink across the screen.

it's been discussed here: http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=36858.0
and here:http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=13401.0;topicseen

a couple of shirts using 2 separate screens



and a little cardinal bag


questions and comments welcome  Smiley
i will post a few more projects when i take more photos.
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« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2006 08:32:56 AM »

Love them all!  Great detail.  What type of material did you use to make the "screen"?
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« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2006 08:43:44 AM »

i used really fine, sheer woven fabric. similar to sari fabric (east indian dresses are made from it). you can also buy real screenprinting screen, but it's not cheap.
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« Reply #3 on: March 01, 2006 08:47:14 AM »

cool.  I ended up buying a screenprint kit from Speedball last weekend with my AC Moore's 50% coupon.  Can't wait to try it!
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« Reply #4 on: March 01, 2006 07:50:04 PM »

i love the designs on the 2 shirts, especially the birds!
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« Reply #5 on: March 02, 2006 09:37:49 PM »

hot dog your shirts are cool! love em. and I also love cheating the system with faux silkscreening! yay!
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« Reply #6 on: March 03, 2006 06:59:32 AM »

Your designs are fab!   Thanks for the link to the faux screenprinting...I've been wanting to try screenprinting for ages.
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« Reply #7 on: March 03, 2006 10:08:49 AM »

thanks for all the kind words folks!  Grin

i have to say, i'm hooked on this cheapo easy-peasy method. i end up trying out all sorts of designs because there isn't a lot of money or time investment.

please post any finished products!
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« Reply #8 on: March 03, 2006 06:07:52 PM »

 Grin ??I really love this method and I cant wait to try it. Im always on a budget and regular silk screening looks soooo expensive. so here is my question:

How do you get such crisp detail with the modpodge? Im just nervouse that my screens would look like blobs.  Huh
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« Reply #9 on: March 03, 2006 06:18:56 PM »

cats_pajamas, the ticket is REALLY fine weave fabric; a good quality little, firm-bristled paintbrush; some patience. i always do at least 2 coats of modge podge too.
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