Instructables: exploring - living - printing - popular http://www.instructables.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:23:26 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY: Make Your Own Clothing Labels http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Make-Your-Own-Clothing-Labels/
DIY: Make Your Own Clothing Labels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/36O6/G9BWXVK5/FVR36O6G9BWXVK5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/36O6/G9BWXVK5/FVR36O6G9BWXVK5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVR/36O6/G9BWXVK5/FVR36O6G9BWXVK5.SMALL.jpg anotherway If you're going to start a business selling your handmade items (or if you just want to make your crafts look fancy), it makes sense to have labels, right? Right!  Here's a tutorial on making your own labels at home, not just for clothing, but for accessories, purses, or any kind of craft! Overvie...
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Wed, 19 May 2010 02:04:37 PDT
Creating, cutting and printing your own woodblock http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-cutting-and-printing-your-own-woodblock/
Creating, cutting and printing your own woodblock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/9XF3/FH1GF6MJ/F409XF3FH1GF6MJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/9XF3/FH1GF6MJ/F409XF3FH1GF6MJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/9XF3/FH1GF6MJ/F409XF3FH1GF6MJ.SMALL.jpg rbanks Here's the basic process for buying tools, cutting a woodblock, inking and then printing with it. I've actually been trying to find a way into printing for a while, but don't have any access locally to equipment or classes. I finally came across Louise Woods' awesome book entitled " Practical Printm...
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Thu, 5 Jun 2008 13:28:55 PDT
Making Reproduction Vintage tin and timber signs http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-tin-and-timber-signs/
Making Reproduction Vintage tin and timber signs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/EIAD/H9K2FLD1/FX4EIADH9K2FLD1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/EIAD/H9K2FLD1/FX4EIADH9K2FLD1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/EIAD/H9K2FLD1/FX4EIADH9K2FLD1.SMALL.jpg liquidhandwash This instructable is all about printing onto surfaces other than paper. It could be plywood, metal, timber, or a painted surface. The results aren't as crisp as you would get on paper but is perfect if you want something that looks like it has a bit of age to it. The process is fairly simple but doe...
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Mon, 3 Dec 2012 12:25:36 PST
screenprinting - making the perfect screen http://www.instructables.com/id/screenprinting-making-the-perfect-screen/
screenprinting - making the perfect screen - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/0KHG/G145U7LJ/FT30KHGG145U7LJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/0KHG/G145U7LJ/FT30KHGG145U7LJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT3/0KHG/G145U7LJ/FT30KHGG145U7LJ.SMALL.jpg familycanvas there are many tutorials on the web instructing home-based screenprinting techniques, but most fail to mention the two most important tips for creating quality, affordable prints at home. The first is the importance of how taught or tight the mesh must be, the second involves something called the "s...
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Sat, 24 Oct 2009 05:33:11 PDT
How to Make Linocuts! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-Linocuts/
How to Make Linocuts! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/GZN1/G80NV5CN/FYFGZN1G80NV5CN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/GZN1/G80NV5CN/FYFGZN1G80NV5CN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYF/GZN1/G80NV5CN/FYFGZN1G80NV5CN.SMALL.jpg GraduallyGreener Purpose: The purpose of this instructable is to teach YOU how to make a linocut of your very own. What is a Linocut?: Linocuts are very similar to woodcuts. It is a printing method using a sheet of linoleum, in which a subtractive cutting method is used to take away the parts of linoleum where you...
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Thu, 15 Apr 2010 02:32:28 PDT
Meat Lover's Block Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Meat-Lovers-Block-Printing/
Meat Lover's Block Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/5WGY/HAUNNGCW/FYA5WGYHAUNNGCW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/5WGY/HAUNNGCW/FYA5WGYHAUNNGCW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYA/5WGY/HAUNNGCW/FYA5WGYHAUNNGCW.SMALL.jpg HenryBasenji Several years ago when we were cleaning out my parents house and dividing up some of the Christmas decorations, I came across a tea towel on a dowel rod project that I had made in 4th grade art class to give to Mom for Christmas. (I know it was 4th grade because that was the year I was obsessed with...
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Sun, 30 Dec 2012 13:44:57 PST
69 Cent T Shirt Prints http://www.instructables.com/id/69-Cent-T-Shirt-Prints/
69 Cent T Shirt Prints - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/17SS/HAUNMZ28/FN117SSHAUNMZ28.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/17SS/HAUNMZ28/FN117SSHAUNMZ28.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN1/17SS/HAUNMZ28/FN117SSHAUNMZ28.SMALL.jpg Punk Love Designs Congratulations to Paul @ kitchengardener.tumblr.com for winning the first species identification contest from punklovedesigns.com. Here's how he did it: "At first I also thought it might be a regular Turkey-tail (Trametes versicolor). Then, because of the date you mentioned, I wondered if this mig...
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Wed, 26 Dec 2012 19:46:08 PST
D.I.Y. Screen Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/D.I.Y.-Screen-Printing/
D.I.Y. Screen Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/DD60/F1B3RH4T/FA4DD60F1B3RH4T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/DD60/F1B3RH4T/FA4DD60F1B3RH4T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA4/DD60/F1B3RH4T/FA4DD60F1B3RH4T.SMALL.jpg threadbanger Once you start screen printing your original designs you won't want to stop.Watch the the video below and subscribe to our weekly show on iTunes to get even more. Pick out your design First, pick out the design that you want to use and print it out. Make sure it's the right size. Hoops and Fab...
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Tue, 15 May 2007 14:36:37 PDT
(Kind of) Screen printing on the cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Kind-of-Screen-printing-on-the-cheap/
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Sat, 10 Mar 2012 13:01:24 PST
Screen printing with vinyl http://www.instructables.com/id/Screen-printing-with-vinyl/
Screen printing with vinyl - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/JZXU/GUVU8O2Z/FEXJZXUGUVU8O2Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/JZXU/GUVU8O2Z/FEXJZXUGUVU8O2Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEX/JZXU/GUVU8O2Z/FEXJZXUGUVU8O2Z.SMALL.jpg icecreamterror In this instructable Im going to show you how to screen print without the expensive, time consuming, dark room needing, messy photo emulsion!  So here is what you need. 1: A vector image to screen print. 2: A blank screen 3: A sign squeegee, or credit card. 4: A vinyl decal or access to a vinyl...
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Sat, 12 Nov 2011 15:20:12 PST
At-home screenprinting http://www.instructables.com/id/At-home-screenprinting/
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Wed, 27 Jan 2010 12:41:04 PST
3D Invitation http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Invitation/
3D Invitation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/P6HX/GPVEVX0Y/FW4P6HXGPVEVX0Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/P6HX/GPVEVX0Y/FW4P6HXGPVEVX0Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW4/P6HX/GPVEVX0Y/FW4P6HXGPVEVX0Y.SMALL.jpg shesparticular Please note: I'm not planning on getting married any time soon, but I'm thrilled to be able to share this idea/technique with folks who are! While 2D can be nice enough, 3D is much more impressive. In a few simple steps, you turn a plain invitation into something that really pops - and including 3D...
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Mon, 11 Jul 2011 11:52:04 PDT
Skin Your Credit Card With SWEET Designs http://www.instructables.com/id/Skin-Your-Credit-Card-With-SWEET-Designs/
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Wed, 27 Jun 2007 12:59:46 PDT
Printing Press http://www.instructables.com/id/Printing-Press/
Printing Press - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/3PTF/GGPET738/FDX3PTFGGPET738.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/3PTF/GGPET738/FDX3PTFGGPET738.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDX/3PTF/GGPET738/FDX3PTFGGPET738.SMALL.jpg handprints I took a printmaking class and, after the experience, I just knew that I had to have a printing press of my own.  After much research, I decided that a platen press would work for me at home, and I started my shopping.  The press I wanted was beautiful but it was expensive and the cost of shipping w...
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Sun, 12 Dec 2010 14:35:01 PST
DIY Screen-Printing with PhotoEZ or StencilPro: Easy, Fast & Detailed! http://www.instructables.com/id/Screen-Print-with-PhotoEZ-or-StencilPro-Easy-det/
DIY Screen-Printing with PhotoEZ or StencilPro: Easy, Fast & Detailed! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/7Z9W/G91Y90V1/F677Z9WG91Y90V1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/7Z9W/G91Y90V1/F677Z9WG91Y90V1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F67/7Z9W/G91Y90V1/F677Z9WG91Y90V1.SMALL.jpg anotherway You can quickly screen-print your own detailed designs onto a shirt in your home with the PhotoEZ screen-printing kit.  This screen-printing option is great because you don't need a screen-printing frame or fancy chemicals; all you need is the kit, tap water and a sunny day! PhotoEZ is a screen-pri...
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Wed, 12 May 2010 16:25:15 PDT
DIY Screen Printing: Easy, Detailed & Inexpensive! http://www.instructables.com/id/Screenprinting-Easy-Detailed-Inexpensive/
DIY Screen Printing: Easy, Detailed & Inexpensive! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/LPB0/G7YFZZ79/FSOLPB0G7YFZZ79.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/LPB0/G7YFZZ79/FSOLPB0G7YFZZ79.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSO/LPB0/G7YFZZ79/FSOLPB0G7YFZZ79.SMALL.jpg anotherway You can make your own unique, detailed, screen-printed shirt at home with a few simple materials! This method uses Drawing Fluid and Screen Filler to easily create your detailed design on a screen. There are other cheap methods you can use for screen-printing, however I really like this method becau...
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Tue, 13 Apr 2010 17:33:57 PDT
Photo-emulsion Screen Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Photo-emulsion-Screen-Printing/
Photo-emulsion Screen Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/396Z/FEC1POUR/FVC396ZFEC1POUR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/396Z/FEC1POUR/FVC396ZFEC1POUR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVC/396Z/FEC1POUR/FVC396ZFEC1POUR.SMALL.jpg m1k3y Sometimes you need to your message out quickly and cheaply. How do you print a ton of t-shirts and patches fast? Here's how I did it.This Instructable covers the standard photo-emulsion screen printing process, which is great for printing text or images with fine detail...and at the end, you have ...
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Mon, 21 Apr 2008 10:17:05 PDT
down and dirty screenprinting for under 10$ http://www.instructables.com/id/down-and-dirty-screenprinting-for-under-10/
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Thu, 26 Feb 2009 03:27:24 PST
How to make your own clothing labels http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-own-clothing-labels/
How to make your own clothing labels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/BUT8/G3TDVSET/FBBBUT8G3TDVSET.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/BUT8/G3TDVSET/FBBBUT8G3TDVSET.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/BUT8/G3TDVSET/FBBBUT8G3TDVSET.SMALL.jpg sadiesosha  Starting a small company? Can't meet the 1000 piece minimum from tag-printing companies? Not a problem!  Make your own labels on the cheap and never worry about wasting that hard-earned cash. What you'll need:  1. stencil of your logo 2. spray paint (and gloves) 3. grossgrain ribbon or some other...
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Fri, 1 Jan 2010 19:22:37 PST
Decoder Business Card - QR Coded Secret Message http://www.instructables.com/id/Decoder-Buisness-Card-QR-Coded-Secret-Message/
Decoder Business Card - QR Coded Secret Message - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/G3F1/G33P0R2Y/F3UG3F1G33P0R2Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/G3F1/G33P0R2Y/F3UG3F1G33P0R2Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/G3F1/G33P0R2Y/F3UG3F1G33P0R2Y.SMALL.jpg lamedust Having a good business card can help you maintain contacts, promote yourself and your business, and make friends. By creating a personal business card that involves the recipient actively translating your card will make him more likely to remember you and share your card.   Remembering the decoder...
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Sat, 19 Dec 2009 19:30:57 PST
Screen Printing: Cheap, Dirty, and At Home http://www.instructables.com/id/Screen-Printing%3a-Cheap%2c-Dirty%2c-and-At-Home/
Screen Printing: Cheap, Dirty, and At Home - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/4KSQ/FBOEQ6T1YMO/FDB4KSQFBOEQ6T1YMO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/4KSQ/FBOEQ6T1YMO/FDB4KSQFBOEQ6T1YMO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/4KSQ/FBOEQ6T1YMO/FDB4KSQFBOEQ6T1YMO.SMALL.jpg tracy_the_astonishing You don't have to spend a ton of money on equipment or have a screen printing studio to make some pretty good quality prints. I taught some friends how to reuse old picture frames and curtains to make screens, burn them in the sun, and clean them with a garden hose. While we were at it we took som...
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