There are plenty of instructables on screen printing.  They range from the modge podge method to full rigs, but there doesn't really seem to be anything in between.  
These instructions are using the EZ screens.  It cost more than the embroidery hoop, but not nearly as much as the printing presses.  It is all pretty easy to do, the results are great, and the screens are reusable.  I am doing to include prices (to the best of my abilities), and where to buy the materials.


Step 1: Materials

I am not including the prices of everything, it seems silly to me to add in the price of things like the computer.  Beside the item I will put the price in bold.  Beside that I will put where to buy it, underlined.

computer and printer
container to soak the screen in
ez screen (3 for 28.49 or 9.50 each) ezscreenprint.com
exposure screen 24.99 (one time purchase) ezscreenprint.com
thin paper or transparency (16.99 for 50 or .34 each smaller quantities 7.99 for 6 or 1.34 each) walmart or ezscreenprint.com

squeegee around 2.50 (one time purchase) hardware store or ezscreenprint.com
screen printing ink around 5-9 (you can get set lots of projects out of a container art supply stores, amazon.com
tape (masking tape, painters tape, or my favorite packing tape) 2.30 a roll office supply stores
shirt 5-10 walmart, kmart, anywhere they sell affordable clothing 

Total Cost: around $50 for the first time, after that about $15

Five Stars! Now i have many designs i want to try!
$15 for every shirt after is a bargain in my opinion. What I like the mot is that you can use your imagination in your own designs.
Just found out they are/were having an instructables sale. I'm not sure when it ends, but it was posted 15% off if you use the code INSTRUCT15
What?? That's rad!
This is really cool!
Very good method. :D

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Bio: I am the mother of 2 boys. I love to make things for them and the rest of my family and friends.
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