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Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Deconstructed Screen Printing

Several weeks ago, I did create 3 deconstructed screens.  I've been anxious to print with them and last week I got to do just that!   Here is one of the screens before I removed all the leaves and junk I had laid on it!

and the fabric printed from it.  This piece turned out pretty nice.    The base fabric was a commercial yellow, cotton piece I had leftover from another project.

I laid the stencil under the screen and printed using up the dye and print paste.  Worked pretty good wouldn't you say?

Next up

And results are blurry but you get the picture!

And the third screen


This is a closeup of the first print I pulled with the screen.  I laid the stencil on the screen to dry with for the imprint.

I also played with the leftover dye from the screens and laid a tree stencil down to screen print from.  Not bad!

Good way to use up leftover print paste and dyes left over on the screens...after all, you will eventually get a mud color!  Right!  Works for me!


  1. You got some great results…….reminds me how much fun deconstructed screen printing can be. The Fiber Junkies did marathon sessions of this technique for about 2 years, but we slacked off….. After seeing your pieces….I’m itching to do more!

  2. That tree is very graceful- looks good in your prints.

  3. Your printing pieces are amazing. Love the Tree in Autumn! Playing can be sew much fun. Happy Hump Day...<3

  4. What are using for screens? I don't have any and woukd like to get or make some!

  5. My favorite is that bluey greeny one right above the fabulously muddy tree......but oh my.....they all are great pieces with lots of potential!

  6. Isn’t deconstructed screen printing fun! You just never know what you are going to get. I just love the tree stencil.

  7. I love that technique and you have some great pieces.


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