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9 Dec 2013  | 0 Comments

29D7F6BBA4B32704637B81E0D5EB81D3My name is Jonna Saarinen and I am a Finnish born textile designer and screen printer working in London, UK. This year I wanted to prepare something different to wrap my Christmas gifts in, rather than the traditional paper that just gets ripped off and never used again.

I have been using Permaset and Permatone inks for years now to screen print my textiles, and though a fun way of brightening up my work would be adding some Xmas glitz with the Permaset Aqua Gold Lustre. … Read More

30 Aug 2013  | 0 Comments

When converting from Plastisols to water based inks there are three important things to consider:

  1. 1) Water Resistant Emulsion
  2. 2) Keep the ink on the screen wet +
  3. 3) Ensure that you have adequate curing capacity

EMULSION: You MUST have a water resistant emulsion, the emulsion must be … Read More

3 Jul 2012  | 0 Comments

After years of hating the smell and wondering why water-based ink couldn’t quite make the grade with its colours and “washability” I’d almost given up on Permaset and the like.

They were banished to the bottom shelves to gather dust and we reached an impasse where my … Read More

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