With Christmas just around the corner, now is the time to whip up some unique and fun Christmas gifts by screen printing, block printing or even hand painting fabrics with Permaset eco-friendly inks.
There’s nothing like giving a hand-made gift, and you can screen print, block print or hand paint onto fabric easily with a few simple tools! Take a look at these Christmassy projects created by some of the artisans around Australia.
VISCOSITY – USE A FOAM ROLLER
Permaset ink has a viscosity profile optimized to thin under the shear of a squeegee blade, pass through the mesh and then sit up on the fabric without running any further. Block inks generally are formulated to be much much stickier. Having said this however, you can use PERMASET AQUA inks for block printing and there are many people across the globe who love to do so. So, first thing, you will need to use a different sort of brayer and we recommend a small foam roller to lay the ink out. … Read More
My 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