Your steps to screen printing
Here’s how to screen print designs onto fabric panels to create your own tea towels, wall hangings and more.
Gather your supplies
• Fabric • Screen printing inks • Squeegee
You’ll also need
Pencil; paper; craft knife; tape; spoon; hairdryer
For you to note
Paint is referred to as ink for screen printing. You can buy it separately or in a kit.
STEP 1 Draw design on paper and cut out. Tape paper stencil to back of frame.
STEP 2 Put frame, stencil-side down, on fabric and spoon ink onto screen at top of design.
STEP 3 Use squeegee to drag ink over the screen.
STEP 4 Lift frame off the design in one smooth motion to avoid smudging the ink.
STEP 5 Dry ink with a hairdryer as you go to prevent smudges.
STEP 4 STEP 5