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19 Apr 2017  | 0 Comments

25 April marks Anzac Day – the national day of honouring all Australian and New Zealand servicemen and women for their role in conflicts and peacekeeping missions. The enduring symbol of remembrance is the poppy, so what better way to mark your respect on the day than with a vivid red poppy scarf? Here’s how to screen print your very own design onto cotton or silk fabric using our water-based textile screen printing ink.

Red Poppy Scarf

Print your own Red Poppy Scarf and end up with something like this! This one is for sale on the Royal British Legion website

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3 Apr 2017  | 0 Comments

Decorating Easter Eggs1

With Easter holidays just around the corner, there are plenty of people getting hands-on with egg themed crafts. If you’d like a bright and colourful result, why not consider the Permaset Aqua inks/paints you already have in your art room? These organic screen printing inks /paints are safe to use, produce a vivid result and are so easy to mix into new colours. Here are some of our ideas, either using wooden or paper mâché eggs or painting straight onto the real thing.

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13 Mar 2017  | 0 Comments

Saint Patrick’s Day will land on 17 March in all its Irish glory, and there’s really no better time to embrace all things green – both literally and figuratively! Here are our tips for greening up your screen printing with a few simple changes to your kit.

St Patrick’s Day Tea Towels

St Patrick’s Day Tea Towels (printed with Permaset eco-friendly inks) image courtesy of Turquoise Bike www.etsy.com/shop/TurquoiseBike

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5 Mar 2017  | 0 Comments

With school returning there are teachers all over the country looking for fun and straightforward art projects to complete with their students. Once you’ve stocked up on the right water based ink and paper or fabric, there’s no limit to what you and your class can design. Here are some simple ideas.  … Read More

7 Feb 2017  | 1 Comment

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and if you haven’t arranged a gift for your loved one you’d better get organised! If you’re looking for an original yet meaningful idea, why not consider breaking out your favourite fabric ink and customising a T-shirt for them? We have a few creative concepts to help start the ball rolling. … Read More

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