I usually don’t buy shirts with prints on them. I would usually prefer to print my own. I can’t shell out the money for a shirt when I know how much it actually costs to print shirts. But this one…I might make an exception for!!
Buy your own squirrel love shirt here!
I’m working on some new shirt designs. I found some vintage embroidery patterns that I want to put on shirts. I have 100 images to work with. I have 50 state birds and 50 state flower patterns I have to scan and tweak before we do some test printing! I think these old patterns are just delightful!
We ate a mound of french fries.
Fremont was packed today! We got there right after the naked bike parade ended. I don’t think we’ll ever go there on parade day again! Too many people.
Pirate ship van! There is an Art Car show every year at the fair.
Spiderman in a gorilla mask was dancing.
This was the front of Spideman-Gorilla’s van.
I guess this will have to be my next car.
I made a few purchases at the Fremont Fair! I bought this awesome shirt with a squirrel riding a scooter on it!
I also bought this Headphone Kitty print! Hand printed by my new vegan friends!
Cheryl and her fiance own Stuff You’ll Love. You might remember me posting about her here a few weeks ago.
Today I also finally had the chance to pick up my vase I made at my glass blowing class at the beginning of June. Juniper was very curious to see what I had.
We were both so interested to see what was inside! I think Juniper was a little more excited though.
Did you have a good weekend? What fun things did you do?!
Categories: Art, Juniper, Restaurants, Screen Printing, Seattle
Tags: art car, fair, fremont, fremont solstice parade, glass blowing, Juniper, print, screen print, screen printing, Seattle, shirt, solstice parade, squirrel, stuff you'll love, uptown glassworks, vase
My fabulous friend at Luminous Vegans sent me these two hand-pulled screen printed posters. Her dear partner, N, printed them. Check out his work at Epic Problems. I love Mission of Burma and I was super excited to get this little guy in the mail. I can’t wait to have it framed!
I love screen printed posters! They look so much better than glossy cheap posters. This poster is for a show that N’s band played in. Luminous Vegans will have a mighty good surprise coming their way!
Right now I’m reading “Bold Spirit.” The book is about Helga Etsby and her walk across America in 1896. Right now in the book they’re discussing the new skirts women started to wear when bikes became more popular. Skirts were now a little shorted so women could ride their bikes in a safer manner. I love how bikes were referred to as “the devil’s agent.” I think that’s what I’m going to name my vintage Huffy bike. My Giant Rincon is named AT-AT and now the Huffy will be referred to as The Devil’s Agent.
Categories: Biking, Screen Printing
Tags: bands, bikes, bold spirit, epic problems, helga etsby, luminous vegan, mission of burma, music, posters, screen printed, screen prints
Today was reprint Saturday at the print shop.
one inky knee...
And 4.5 hours later…reprint Saturday ended! I spent some quality alone time with my press and cranked out all of the reprints the salesmen could ever want!
I made a big purchase tonight! I finally bought the Canon Rebel T2i digital SLR camera I’ve been lusting after. My dad offered to send me his 35mm camera that he doesn’t really use. I’m pretty sure he bought that camera in the 80’s, but he has a few lenses for it so I’m going to buy an adapter for my camera so I can use his lenses on the Canon Rebel. Super! I pulled a Tom and Donna tonight and I am super happy!
I have a wall of shame at work. Sometimes the salesmen leave me fun notes that I save. I also work with someone who cannot for the life of him spell my name properly.
I did bail a friend out and print some reprints for him.
Suede additive to be mix whith colors. This note is from my co-worker who can't spell my name. Tell me how he spelled "suede" and "additive" correctly and didn't get "with."
Saria see Lindsy. It should be "Sarah see Lindsay."
The old guy I work with is fiesty and decided to label a piece of artwork. He also signed it so we know who labeled that piece of artwork. He's awesome!
The treatment my doctor prescribed to me seems to be working! I’m not 100% and I don’t expect to be there for a few days, but I DO well soo much better than I did yesterday!
I made this cute shirt for myself today at work! Hoot hoot ya’ll!