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...
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.
Why Screen Printers Should List Their Shop in a Directory  | Screenprinting.com

Why Screen Printers Should List Their Shop in a Directory

Jacelyn Wedman

Being part of something bigger than yourself is a good feeling. It’s reassuring to know there are people to support you and have some extra exposure to the digital world as a bonus. In today’s digital climate, having your shop listed in a directory can be a huge help in getting eyes on your business without much effort from you. Let’s dive into what a directory listing can do for screen printers and how to make the most of it. 

3 Productivity Hacks to Save Screen Printers Time and Money  | Screenprinting.com

3 Productivity Hacks to Save Screen Printers Time and Money

Jacelyn Wedman
Every printer wants to save time and cash, right? Most screen printers know the most common time-saving hacks: optimizing print setup, keeping a stock of burned screens handy, and getting some scheduling help if you’re getting buried, to name a few. But there are tons of little ways to increase your productivity, one hack at a time. 
Tips for Reclaiming Screens for Best Results  | Screenprinting.com

Tips for Reclaiming Screens for Best Results

Jacelyn Wedman
Emulsion remover removes emulsion. Seems simple, right? This chemical reclaims stencils faster with a concentrated emulsion remover solution. The chemistry breaks down emulsion when applied to a screen, and can be used in either a dunk tank or a traditional reclaim setup using a washout booth. But what happens when reclaiming screens takes more effort than usual? How do you reclaim locked-up screens?
A Guide to Screen Printing T-Shirts  | Screenprinting.com

A Guide to Screen Printing T-Shirts

Sage Larson

Each printer has their own unique story of why they got into screen printing. Some wanted to start their own clothing line. Others found it as a way to make a living. No matter what boat you're in, screen printing can be challenging. Check out this easy guide to learn the proper steps for screen printing t-shirts.  

How To Dial In Exposure Times Using An Exposure Calculator  | Screenprinting.com

How To Dial In Exposure Times Using An Exposure Calculator

Jacelyn Wedman
Figuring out exposure times is one of the most difficult tasks in screen printing.  If you're struggling, you're not alone. The best thing you can do is invest in a 21-Step Exposure Calculator. How does it work? Let's dive in.
How to Screen Print White FN-INK™ on a Black Shirt with a Smoothing Screen  | Screenprinting.com

How to Print White Plastisol Ink on a Black Shirt with a Smoothing Screen

Sage Larson
Printing white ink on black shirts is a popular design combination. For this design choice to be most effective, the ink needs to be clean and bright. For the best results, printers should use a smoothing screen. Want to learn how to do it? Print expert Colin Huggins has the answers.
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 to Ensure Proper Ink Curing with 4 Curing Methods  | Screenprinting.com

Best Practices to Ensure Proper Ink Curing with 4 Curing Methods

Sage Larson
Curing your prints is one of the last steps of the screen printing process, but it is one of the most important steps. Ink needs to be cured properly so it sets into the garment. If the ink does not cure fully, it will crack, fall apart, and not last for long. Printers use either heat guns, heat pressesflash dryers, or conveyor dryers to cure inks. Let's take a look at how each curing device works.