hello, Here are my top 10 reasons why I think Screen Printing is the Best: 1) Every print we do is Hand pulled, So every print is different and unique. 2) Screen Prints (especially on paper) have a quality like no other printing process. The Ink sits crisply on the surface which gives it a lovely … Continue reading 10 reasons Screen Printing is great!
Hi, my name is Nat, i’ve been screen printing for nearly 9 years now, 3 of which have been here at I Dress Myself LTD. A few weeks ago, Hannah asked me what makes me so passionate about Screen Printing, and after chatting it over we decided I should write it down for our blog, … Continue reading So…Why Screen Printing?
We get asked a lot about whether our inks are vegan but it’s important to look a bit further to uncover the truth. Our inks ARE vegan, btw. Permaset inks have no animal-derived ingredients and aren’t tested on animals. More importantly though, they’re eco-friendly. They don’t contain harmful ingredients like plastisol inks and discharge inks. … Continue reading Vegan T-shirt printing
We’ve got metallic inks, glow colours (neon) and can use extender to thin the ink out for a slightly transparent look. We can pretty much mix whatever you want and like to experiment. We’ve got three different types of inks – all made by Colormaker and all eco-friendly. Permaprint inks are for paper printing. Permatone … Continue reading How to specify your ink colour
Matt Mitchell designed these one-colour screen print beauties and we printed them at IDM HQ this week. Sometimes that black and white combo can really capture the drama. They were screen printed by hand onto natural white recycled paper Woodland Wove at 280gsm using eco-friendly water based Permaprint inks.
Tomi Lahdesmaki’s T-shirt design has a mix of fluorescent glow inks and muted pastel colours. We mixed Supercover glow red and glow orange to get the colour right and it really pops. Mixing the inks together reminded us of those Fruit Salad sweets. LOVE these T-shirts. Really fresh and fun. You can see more of … Continue reading Glow inks and pastels
These bold T-shirts were printed for Hope for Justice and their amazing campaign ‘No More Slaves.’ Hope for Justice exists to end human trafficking and slavery. Read about the amazing work that they do.
White and off-black on mandarin Colorplan looks fantastic. Great choice of colours by Victory Chimp for their Artcrank print this year. Victory Chimp always have really striking designs – simple but very effective.
We are massive fans of Al Heighton‘s work and this seven colour print is a beauty. It takes a lot of time and patience to line up and print each colour by hand. This print, One Winters Day, was definitely worth it. Al always chooses cotton paper Somerset Tub-sized Satin, which is created for screen … Continue reading Seven Colour Winters Day
So stoked to be printing these T-shirts for Jenny Holzer’s new exhibition at Hauser and Wirth, entitled Truisisms. When I met Pete, many moons ago, he had a Jenny Holzer postcard on her wall, so it’s super exciting for us to be printing her iconic T-shirts and postcards now.
Radim Malinic of Brand Nu has designed this print with two layers of ink. The second white print only partially covers the gold writing underneath so that the message reveals itself in a subtle way. Gold and white Permaprint on grey Colorplan.
Sometimes it’s better to print white on black and sometimes it’s better to print black on white. These are black on white and feel great with the rich sheen of the inks over such a large area. These limited edition Shura prints were designed by @Louisazerg and we love them.
LOVE this Hamza Hand print by Wolfe Academy on light heather vests by Continental. Another great design by Wolfe Academy team Charlotte and Oly and the detail looks great against the flecks of grey. We used two coats of Supercover white ink.
These business cards are printed using a sandwich effect with brown ink printed on both sides of coloured card with the text left as an unprinted cut-out. They were cut to size after printing. You can see the layers of ink (top and bottom) sandwiching the coloured card. Really special design by Buddy Creative.