Screen printing has been a popular form of art used to apply designs on T-shirts, Posters, Vinyl, Wood, and other objects where images can easily be transferred. The ancient art of Screen Printing is a method, which involves a wooden mesh used to prop up an ink-blocking stencil in order to obtain the desired image onto a piece of fabric. A squeegee or a fill blade is moved across the screen stencil through which the ink is forced out in a capillary movement.

Screen printing is an extremely resourceful craft that has been around for centuries. There are different stenciling techniques that are used in this process, the main one being photo emulsion. In this method, the original image is either painted or drawn on an overlay, after which an appropriate screen is selected to hold that image in. Paint is washed off against the screen, which leaves an image onto the desired fabric. In India, textile printing or Screen printing is a craft popularly practiced in the state of Gujarat, which is an important centre for this skill set. The most common fabric used is cotton which is used as a canvas for the rich and vibrant colors that portray the creative splendor of Screen printing.

Apart from clothes and home furnishings, Screen printing is an extremely popular technique used to design posters, funky mugs, accessories, as well as graphic T-shirts. Versatility in design and technique makes Screen printing a fun and popular practice used in different style sectors, and appeals to different people with different tastes. Because of its flexibility in design and style, outfits and products with Screen printing are popular world over. Whether its posters, mugs, pens, T-shirts or dresses, Screen printing has lent an extremely effective and unique way of delivering creativity, while also saving out on time.

This completely depends on the type of fabric being worn. However, it is not difficult to maintain an outfit which has undergone Screen printing. A normal hand or machine wash would be perfect to keep the outfit clean and safe.