Thursday, 1 December 2011

Chinese laundry Giveaway


Our house resembles a Chinese laundry at present. We have 60 screen printed tea towels hanging from clothes horses, make shift lines and chairs around the lounge and dining room. It's such a great sight.

The whole process of screen printing was so enjoyable. It's a little messy and it definitely requires pre-printing organisation (or a Dutch person..organisation is an inherent quality of the Dutch it seems) so things run smoothly . A 2 person process....one person with very clean hands is needed to handle the finished tea towels.
There were a few learning curves but on the whole things went very smoothly. Only one smudged print - that was from careless hanging rather than printing...I'll also confess to being the culprit. oops.

My neighbour, Vic, is an experienced screen printer and kindly came over to lend a hand. She even ironed the tea towels before we printed. Thank you Vic!!
There will definitely be more screen printing as our dinning room table is perfect for printing and the process is very addictive.

As a little Christmas thank you to all who regularly visit....and to any newcomers....I have a tea towel to giveaway. Just leave a comment below or head over and 'Like' my facebook page before the Friday 15th December for your chance to win one for yourself. I'll be placing all the names into a pillow case and asking the little man to pull one out.

Good luck & thank you. Ho ho ho.

xx


12 comments:

Sheriden Rhodes said...

pick me, pick me Belles! Well done clever girl xx

Maximax said...

oooh! they look fab...I have a tea towel addiction so would just LURV one. It would be stupendous. And joyous <3

Plum Boy said...

Can you come over and dry all my dishes, they are stacking up high?
You seem well prepared.

stupendous joy said...

Maximax and Berry santa may just have one coming your way anyway. If either of you win, you'll have two. x
Thanks for the offer Plum Boy...fingers crossed you win the tea towel, sounds like you may just need it.

Bruise Mouse said...

Oh, count me in. These look beautiful.

stupendous joy said...

You're in BM. Yahoo.

cityhippyfarmgirl said...

Can I play? They look so good!

stupendous joy said...

Please do play CHFG! The more the merrier. Good luck.

Suzy said...

They look beautiful! Great work.

stupendous joy said...

Thanks Suzy. I still have your gorgeous apple tea towel.

Jules said...

That is the prettiest laundry I've seen. And what a joyous thing you are! Xxx

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