Eco-Friendly Screen Printing and Embroidery
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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How to Work With A Digital Printerwith Beki Gowing
Beki Gowing is a printed textile designer, and founder of the creative studio Print & Press London. An ex-John Lewis buyer, Beki has a keen understanding of business, and what it takes for brands to be successful. We couldn't have asked for a better insight into the best way to work with digital printers so that you can ensure a smooth production run.