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Re: [sewing-178] Our First Meetup: Silkscreening?

From: Claire J.
Sent on: Tuesday, September 18, 2007 1:58 PM
Anyone ever used floral spray with stencils? Color Tool is the brand, you
can get it at hobby lobby, etc. It makes a really cool 'spray paint'
graffiti effect. I did a tee for the Sims volunteers where I cut out a
stencil of their logo out of stencil stuff and then pieced together
stencil letters to say what I wanted. very fun.

> Very cool.  Adrienne, one of the other folks in this Meetup, showed
> me how she has done this, and as I said, the results were really
> impressive.  Plus, it almost felt as though the quality was even
> better than commercial silkscreened t-shirts, and it had been washed
> many times without any loss to the image.
>
> BTW, Tina, this may help with the bleeding issue -- Adrienne
> explained that she uses a specific adhesive to hold the stencil down
> on the fabric, which does a good job of keeping the stenciled image
> true to the original.
>
> Thanks everyone for your continued feedback!  We are working on
> finalizing concept and scheduling and we appreciate your patience.  I
> was curious about the Maker Faire b/c Shauna will be there demo'ing.
> We'll send you more on that, too, as we get details.
>
> Take care,
> ATP
>
> On Sep 18, 2007, at 12:30 PM, Tina Sparkles wrote:
>
>> Fabric stenciling can be cool if you make your own stencils!  I
>> just read about a stenciling technique in Craft Magazine (we have
>> it at the studio) where you use Freezer paper and iron the stencil
>> on to your fabric.  I tried it out and it works alright....the only
>> problem is that there is a little bleeding at the edges, so you
>> can't really do super detailed images.
>> The article lists other internet resources and forums for
>> stenciling...I bet there are some awesome techniques out there.
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: Antoinette Perez
>> To: [address removed]
>> Sent: Tuesday, September 18,[masked]:20 AM
>> Subject: Re: [sewing-178] Our First Meetup: Silkscreening?
>>
>> Hi Molly,
>>
>> Thanks so much for letting us know.  I hope we will get something
>> put together in the next 30 days, but so far no one has stepped
>> forward as an experienced home silkscreener... it's also worth
>> noting that the photo emulsion method of silkscreening is probably
>> more time-intensive than we want for a first meetup, so... what
>> would you think about fabric stenciling?  My first reaction was
>> that it sounded really hokey, but when I saw the results and felt
>> the quality, I was pretty convinced that this might work for a Meetup!
>>
>> Take care and hope to hear from you soon.
>> ATP
>>
>> P.S.  Are you attending the Maker Faire on Oct 20-21?
>>
>>
>> On Sep 17, 2007, at 9:21 PM, molly wrote:
>>
>>> hello.
>>>
>>> i have no silkscreening experience so i could not be the leader
>>> but i would love to attend and experiment.
>>> a fee for supplies sounds great - whichever.
>>>
>>> i still am interested in the origami class if it ever comes back
>>> up ...
>>>
>>> thanks.
>>> molly
>>>
>>>
>>> On 9/7/07, Antoinette Perez <[address removed]> wrote:
>>> Hi everyone!
>>>
>>> I'm excited about helping to organize one of these Meetups. The
>>> First Samples studio has taken over some office space that has a
>>> workroom with a sink, and an outdoor area that is enclosed on
>>> three sides... In other words, we can get a little messy with our
>>> first Meetup.
>>>
>>> So Shauna and I wondered if any of you have good experience with
>>> silkscreening, and would like to lead a First Samples Meetup?
>>>
>>> I have read a couple of online tutorials and it seems really cool
>>> and pretty straightforward, but I am guessing that the results get
>>> better each time you try it. So if we can wrangle a relatively
>>> experienced silkscreener to lead us, we can have a super
>>> productive and fun day!
>>>
>>> We could actually offer this Meetup as a free event for those who
>>> just want to watch and learn, but ask for a fee to cover cost of
>>> supplies for those who want to actually silkscreen.
>>>
>>> What do you think?
>>>
>>> Thanks, everyone --
>>> Antoinette
>>>
>>>
>>>
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