Screen Printing Tips

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Screen printing, also known as serigraphy and silk screen printing, is a printing technique that lets you create a sharp-edged image with the use of a stencil and a porous fabric. Screen printing's main focal point is the design.
T -shirt screen printing can be a great way to start a home based business. It is not that hard to learn. You can find step-by-step instructions in the internet, some even have videos. Here are some simple tips that could be of help when you start designing screen printed shirts.
As mentioned earlier, you need to have the instructions or video of the printing process ready. Be sure, you have a big workspace before you even start working or buying materials. You need to clear off that area to make room for your tools and supplies. If you have settled with your work room or area, you are now ready to purchase your printing kits and additional supplies needed. You can make your own silk screen if you're up to it. Old newspapers or scrap papers will come in handy. You can use them to line your work area because silk screen printing can be messy.

While you are in the process of printing t-shirts, be sure to place a piece of cardboard in between the front and back of the shirt to avoid soaking the ink through it. When you're done printing, you will need to let it dry overnight.
It's so easy! Give it a try, who knows, you might become a personalized shirts mogul!

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