How to Set Up Your Online Store and Establish a Presence on Social Media for Your At Home Business  | Screenprinting.com

How to Set Up Your Online Store and Establish a Presence on Social Media for Your At Home Business

Sage Larson
You got all your screen printing equipment and supplies set up at home. You've printed out some designs for your brand. You're ready to show the world what you can do. It's time to get online to build your online store and establish a social media presence. 
Tips and Tricks for Using a Water-Based Pallet Adhesive  | Screenprinting.com

Tips and Tricks for Using a Water-Based Pallet Adhesive

Josh Valencia
Decided you're ready to kick the aerosol can? Don't blame you. Who wants to inhale chemicals from a spray adhesive? Plus, a spray adhesive gets everywhere — you, your glasses (if you wear them), your press, the ground. Spray adhesive is just not worth it. If you're ready to make a switch, learn the ins and outs of using a  water-based pallet adhesive
Live Printing – Preparing for the Event  | Screenprinting.com

Live Printing – Preparing for the Event

Josh Valencia
You've decided you want to live print, and you've got your first gig set up. Next step, figuring out what to bring. Knowing what to bring will depe...
How Riley Hopkins Screen Printing Equipment Evolves to Benefit Printers  | Screenprinting.com

How Riley Hopkins Screen Printing Equipment Evolves to Benefit Printers

Josh Valencia
Since 2005, the Riley Hopkins press has evolved 11 times. If you look back into Riley Hopkins's history, there’s been a lot of improvement. Over the years the engineers behind the press have consistently turned up the heat to match printers’ demands. Every press is built like a race car to improve at top speed from lap 1 to 499.

Riley Hopkins presses are constantly being upgraded to make printers’ crafts easier. Chris Drury, Director of Manufacturing and Warehouse, walks through a timeline of Riley Hopkins presses.

Screen Printing Into Overdrive with the Riley Hopkins 360  | Screenprinting.com

The Legacy Continues with the Riley Hopkins 360

Josh Valencia
Imagine a screen printing press that blends the traditional screen printing with modern versatility. Say hello to the Riley Hopkins 360 Screen Printing Press with Standard Arms. This new screen printing press addition to the Riley Hopkins line up is the perfect companion for printers who honor the past while eagerly embracing the flexibility needed to conquer today's printing challenges. Designed for the printers who appreciate the value of tradition and the power of versatility, this press is a testament to the enduring legacy of quality and reliability.
Screen Printing Insights from Shirt Show with We Make Shirts  | Screenprinting.com

Screen Printing Insights from Shirt Show with We Make Shirts

Josh Valencia
Check out Episode 194 of "Shirt Show" for an in-depth conversation with Jon from "We Make Shirts." As a trailblazer in the Wisconsin screen printing landscape, Jon's knack for innovation and community connection offers a goldmine of insights.
Screen Printing Art Terms Every Printer Should Know  | Screenprinting.com

Screen Printing Art Terms Every Printer Should Know

Jacelyn Wedman
Stepping into screen printing? There are lots of art terms to learn. Garment termsprinting terms, and art terms, it’s all important. If you’re creating your art for screen printing, you’ll need to pick up a few vocabulary words. Here’s a quick guide to some common art terms.
What is a Laser Guiding System and How Does it Improve Screen Printing Performance?  | Screenprinting.com

What is a Laser Guiding System and How Does it Improve Screen Printing Performance?

Jacelyn Wedman
It’s no secret that lasers are cool. They’re not just for laser tag or entertaining cats. Screen printers can take advantage of laser precision using a laser guiding system to line up prints on press. Why is this system a game-changer for printers? Let’s find out.
3 Ways to Create Soft Prints with Plastisol Ink  | Screenprinting.com

3 Ways to Create Soft Prints with Plastisol Ink

Jacelyn Wedman
Soft hand prints are best achieved with water-based ink but can be done with plastisol ink as well. Between the inks you choose to use, the garments you're printing on, to the available ink additives, achieving soft plastisol prints is possible. Let's take a look at three ways to create soft hand prints with plastisol ink.

 

Best Practices for Setting Up Shop in Your Garage  | Screenprinting.com

The Best Way to Set up a Screen Print Shop in a Garage

Sage Larson

Tons of print shops start off in basements, spare rooms, and garages. Think about it, they're already investing a good chunk of cash into purchasing the equipment and supplies, why not set up shop in a space they have already paid for? 

Print expert Darryl Sapp shares his past experiences of working in a garage shop, offering best practices to make the most efficient workflow in the space you have. 

The Basics of Mixing Emulsion and Coating a Screen  | Screenprinting.com

The Basics of Mixing Emulsion and Coating a Screen

Jacelyn Wedman
Not all emulsions respond the same when coating screens: some emulsions require adjustments in pressure and speed, depending on the emulsion thickness and the type of mesh you're working with on your screen. The end result should give a nice glisten that makes a great stencil for your next screen printing job. Darkroom expert Colin Huggins is on the case.
A Guide to Firing up Your T-Shirt Printing Side Hustle  | Screenprinting.com

A Guide to Firing up Your T-Shirt Printing Side Hustle

Jacelyn Wedman
Need some extra cash? Want to diversify your income? Starting a side hustle is a great way to earn some extra money while doing something you love. Screen printing is a great side hustle to start up. Dip your toes in with a small press and take the craft as far as you want. Let’s talk about why you’d want a side hustle, what you’ll need, and how to be successful at it.