Printing: Three Roses Red - Mats



Three Roses Red

 is a little extra Valentine’s project.

It’s a screen printing piece.

That’s right,

I finally broke into my  screen printing pack

by Louise Snook


Printing: Three Roses Red - Mats


Is that the one you bought last June?

That’s it.


I tried  Louise’s screen printing workshop

at the Craft & Quilt Fair, and loved it so much

 I bought one of her kits.

Printing: Three Roses Red - Mats

Nice. What have you made?


They were for Valentine’s day,

but I forgot to post about it



These things happen.

Printing: Three Roses Red - Mats

 How does screen printing compare to

block printing?

I haven’t done much of either, but

screen printing is definately out in front

at this stage.


The finish is better.

Less pre-school.

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But isn’t it more involved?

Not really,

especially if you use a ready made template. 


Simply print, scalpel, screen print.



In no time you have two new table mats for

that extra Valentine’s Day.

 Printing: Three Roses Red - Mats

 That explains your stylised roses then.

Did you think they were my own design?

As if!

(you crack me up)

 Printing: Three Roses Red - Mats

 I have just noticed that your roses match

your napkins.

 I made those too.

In fact,

I chose the fabric for my napkins first, & then

found a rose template to match.

(easy az)

 Printing: Three Roses Red - Mats

Napkins & tablemats – nice work!

Why thank you.

 Screen printing – the way forward!


5 Comments on Printing: Three Roses Red Tablemats

  1. Michele
    February 21, 2012 at 2:38 pm (5 years ago)

    I’ve only done screen printing once… in high school… this kit looks way simpler and i love the outcome. So lovely!

  2. sue
    February 22, 2012 at 8:42 am (5 years ago)

    Looks great fun to do and they’ve turned out beautifully!

  3. Sewing Daisies
    February 22, 2012 at 12:33 pm (5 years ago)

    At high school? So not that long ago then!

  4. Sewing Daisies
    February 22, 2012 at 12:33 pm (5 years ago)

    Thank you – it was fun. I definately want to have another go, I just need to stop procrastinating.

  5. Hi Heidi, love your about page, simple, but very well written and great images! Also, love the way you’ve written this post, very quirky!
    Hollie (from BYW)


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