We had a screen printing party at my house last Friday. I always get so busy I forget to take photos but luckily Carole remembered. Thanks Carole! Here is one of my scarves that I had already discharged some circles. I added a deconstructed break down screen that I made from an embroidery hoop. It worked fairly well but the resulting print didn’t end up dark enough for my taste once rinsed out. I’m on the left and Louise is on the right.
We also tried writing on the screen with thickened dyes. This is supposed to say “Dear John” but somehow spelling escaped me. We also tried using blue school glue on a screen, screen printing over oatmeal (every one’s personal favorite), screen printing over shredded paper and deconstructed breakdown printing.
Here we are printing the Dear John screen. This was my least favorite fabric. The writing needed to be much smaller. The syringe I used had quite a big hole so you got big squirts of dye. But it was an interesting process.
Looks like fun! I never heard of printing over oatmeal before.