Posts Tagged ‘screenprinting’

Sleep Tee Upgrade

February 23, 2009

I acquired a stack of sleep tees from Lands End in preparation for a hospital stay, and this weekend I decided they were boring.  The first one I upgraded got a foil initial:


The second one allows me to take Murphy the puppy with me:


I silk screened these using some photos I had taken…

The initial photo:


The edited design:


And the screen:


I’ve been using a product called PhotoEZ.  It comes in sheets and is exposed using UV light — I use sunlight.  It’s a trifle temperamental, but I gather all screen creating technologies are, in one way or another, and isn’t nearly as expensive or space-hogging as a Thermofax machine.  I definitely need more practice, but it’s really fun!