Free Tutorials for DIY Screen Printing, Monoprinting and More

20 May 2013

Printing on fabric is one of the easiest ways to create your own unique textiles. In our free eBook, Techniques For Printing on Fabric: Free Tutorials for DIY Screen Printing, Monoprinting and More, you'll learn how to make a silk screen, how to screen print, gelatin and collograph monoprinting techniques, and more.

Learning how to screen print may seem intimidating, but it doesn't have to be. In Super Simple Silk Screening: Surface Design with Everyday Supplies, Enid Gjelten Weichselbaum shows you everything from how to make a silk screen, to how to make a design, to printing on fabric. You'll be silk screening at home in no time.

Thermofax screen printing techniques are also easy, as Lynn Krawczyk demonstrates in Thermofax Printing: Easy Methods for Unconventional Surface Design. She shows how to screen print with paint and how to use screen printing screens with discharge paste, thickened dyes, and Xpandaprint.

In Flight of Fancy: A Gelatin Monoprint Process, Frances Holliday Alford takes you through the gelatin printmaking process, from how to make gelatin plates from scratch through constructing an art quilt from the monoprints.

Collagraph monoprint and stitch by
Heidi Miracle McMahill.

Cynthia St. Charles turns monoprinting techniques into Child's Play with finger painting on fabric. She uses a glass plate technique and a gelatin printing technique to get her results, which are free and fanciful.

Collagraph printing (also known as collograph printing), is an easy, low-tech monoprint process. In Collagraphs: Monoprinting with Texture Plates, Heidi Miracle-McMahill offers tips on how to create a plate, printing, paint choice, color selection, and more.

Lynn Krawczyk demonstrates
Thermofax Screen Printing.

DIY screen printing and monoprinting is fast, fun, and creative. With Techniques For Printing on Fabric: Free Tutorials for DIY Screen Printing, Monoprinting and More, you'll have no excuse not to print on fabric anymore.

P.S. Do you have friends who like to print on fabric? Forward this link to them so they can download their own copy of Techniques For Printing on Fabric: Free Tutorials for DIY Screen Printing, Monoprinting and More.


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on 5 Mar 2014 10:31 AM

I am always looking for a quick project to do on the weekends, and one that yields a fun hostess gift that can be made in less than an hour is a welcome addition to my list. I used Thermofax® screen printing , Lynn Krawczyk's charming Thermofax®