How to Screen Print Using Your Cricut
What you'll learn
In this intermediate-level class, you will learn how to use your Cricut or other cutting machines to make a vinyl stencil to apply to a screen printing screen and create a gorgeous screen printed design on a shirt. Join Corinne and get crafty!
Materials and tools used in this class
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This class has 14 sessions (35m)
Meet your teacher, Corinne Blackstone, and get an idea of what you will be doing in this class.
Corinne will go over the supplies you need to create a screen print design.Included
See how to easily download and organize your designs from Creative Fabrica.
Uploading the design to Design Space and using title and tags to create an easy-to-find and more organized file.
Taking the design and making sure that it is structured correctly for proper cutting as well as making sure it is sized correctly for the shirt.
Learning how to put the vinyl on the mat for cutting.
Removing the vinyl from the mat can be tricky when you don't want it to curl so be sure to follow this technique to keep your vinyl flat.
When weeding vinyl for a stencil you need to do it in a different way so that the parts you want the paint to go through are gone and the background stays.
This can be tricky but following the tips I give will make applying your vinyl to the screen much easier.
You need to make sure a few things are done before you start screening to be sure you have a successful project!
Putting the ink on the screen and the technique of using the squeegee.
This is not a step to skip and it needs to be done well or you will damage your screen.
You will need to heat set your ink to make it permanent on the fabric.
Going over a few of the main tips for screen printing and showing you the finished shirt.
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