Eco-Friendly Screen Printing and Embroidery

Eco-Friendly Screen Printing and Embroidery

I Dress Myself Wednesday, 1 August 2018

A bitesize 15 minute Lesson that address eco-friendly printing methods. I Dress Myself was established in 2006 in Nottingham UK, and moved over to eco-friendly water-based inks within the first year. They have expanded services to include digital garment printing for one-offs, small print runs and full-colour printing, along with eco embroidery that uses a GOTS-certified FSC viscose thread. They have a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the world of eco-friendly screen printing, and here we learn about considerations you should make when assessing the surface design of your textile products.

In this Lesson you will learn:

  • Why I Dress Myself moved to eco-friendly inks
  • The difference between conventional and eco inks, and their pros and cons
  • The different types of effects you can achieve
  • How to deliver your print files
  • Common pitfalls to avoid and top tips for a smooth production run

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