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We All Love Thermofax Screens

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You know those class videos you watch where the teacher has a droning voice and you can barely pay attention? And the other ones you bought that are simply a waste of valuable time because there isn’t any real meat?

Thermofax 101: Screen Printing Made Easy with Lyric Kinard is NOT one of those!

lyric thermofax cover

Lyric is cheerful and fun in her video and she makes you feel like you are there with her rather than watching a video. She is also willing to let you see her mistakes and shares how she could ‘fix’ them.

Thermofax 101 contains all the important information that you need to be successful in Thermofax screen printing and has some great extras such as other materials to use instead of paint, how to design your own screens and more.

Of course, you know…I love her section on creating an idea sampler book to use as a record of experiments and ideas for the future. Lyric also shares some great ideas for creating masks and using transparent extender for ghost printing.

If the design aspect of printing your own fabric makes you cringe don’t worry! Lyric has a great section on Color and Design that covers the most important basics without going into so much detail that you get lost.

Two thumbs up for sure!

thermofax examples web 9 of 14

I use Thermofax screens on fabric and paper! This image is from one of my journals. You can find the screens I sell on the Shop page! Or send me your designs to create your own original screens. 

Want to win a copy? Leave a comment below telling me what shape you would most love to print. I will chose a winner right before I head to Quilt Market next week on Tues May 12, 2015.

Don’t want to take a chance on winning? You can get your copy here: http://lyrickinard.com/2015/02/thermofax-101-instructional-dvd/

ATCs Feb thermofax

Check out the rest of the blog hop for more chances to win!

April 24 Cheryl Rezendez  http://www.cherylrezendes.com

April 25  Leslie Tucker Jenison  http://leslietuckerjenison.blogspot.com   

April 28  Sue Bleiweiss  http://www.suebleiweiss.com/blog/

April 30  Judy Gula  http://www.artisticartifacts.com/blog/

 May 1  Sue & Elizabeth Gibson  http://pgfiber2art.blogspot.com/

May 2  Judy Coates Perez  http://www.judycoatesperez.com

May 4  Linda Stokes  www.lindastokes-textileartist.com

May 6  Jane Davila  http://janedavila.blogspot.com

May 6 Melanie Testa http://melanietesta.com/blog/

May 8  Carol Sloan  http://carolbsloan.blogspot.com

May 9  Kathy York  http://aquamoonartquilts.blogspot.com

May 11  Susan Brubaker Knapp  http://wwwbluemoonriver.blogspot.com

May 12  Desiree Habicht  http://myclothesline.blogspot.com

May 13  Jamie Fingal  http://JamieFingalDesigns.blogspot.com/

May 14  Deborah Boschert  http://deborahsjournal.blogspot.com

May 15  Sarah Ann Smith  sarahannsmith.com/weblog

Liz believes that CREATIVITY is the new superpower! She is a mixed media textile artist living in Colorado. Liz is author of First Time Beading on Fabric and she is co-author of 2 books, Fabric Embellishing: The Basics and Beyond and Threads: The Basics and Beyond. Liz loves teaching and sharing the joy of making stuff in her articles, classes and workshops. join the fun in her free on-line book studies in the discussions forum.


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  • Erin
    Erin Tuesday, 12 May 2015

    You know me, Gears, Gears, Gears!

  • pam wisner
    pam wisner Monday, 11 May 2015

    I like doing bird and text

  • Liz Kettle
    Liz Kettle Tuesday, 19 May 2015

    Hey Pam,
    Woo Hoo!!
    You are the winner of the DVD! e-mail me your info lizkettle@textileevolution.com and I will get the it sent out to you.

  • Evelyn Lee
    Evelyn Lee Monday, 11 May 2015

    Hearts have long been my favorite shape.

  • LoboQuilter
    LoboQuilter Saturday, 09 May 2015

    Being from New Mexico I love the Road Runner so I'd like a screen print of a Road Runner. Wherever I go I look for Road Runners in Charms and Stencils and only rarely do I find them.


  • TX Creatrix
    TX Creatrix Friday, 08 May 2015

    circles, circles and maybe osome spirals!

  • Liz Kettle
    Liz Kettle Friday, 08 May 2015

    Diane Miller Friday, 08 May 2015
    I like to print trees, but the shapes I like the most are circles. They embrace everything. There is not beginning, and no ending. Circles are purely and simply magic.

    Thank-you for the opportunity to win Lyric's DVD.

  • Liz Kettle
    Liz Kettle Friday, 08 May 2015

    Beverly Sensabaugh Thursday, 07 May 2015
    I would love to print trees. I am just beginning to do some printing and this would be such a great resouce. Thanks!

  • Guest
    Guest Thursday, 07 May 2015

    Hi Liz, I'll be the first to comment here. I love the shape of ocotillos. Hard to do without a thermofax. Since I now have added a hubby made screen printing pad to my studio, I'm all set. Would love to win Lyric's DVD. Kathy

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