Postcard Printing Techniques and Their Uses

Historically, postcards were printed using a number of techniques. Some were more prevalent than others, and the links above provide more information. Below are some examples of the most common postcard printing techniques and their uses. These methods vary in cost and efficiency. Here are some of the more popular ones: Cardboards containing a coupon or discount offer, and Direct […]

The Process of Screen Printing

The process of screen printing involves transferring an image onto a surface with ink. The ink is applied in a controlled layer, usually starting at the bottom and working upward. A flood bar is used to push the ink through the holes in the screen. The squeegee is used to spread the ink evenly across the surface of the fabric […]

The History of Embroidery

The history of embroidery goes back to ancient times. The Bible and Greek mythology mention textile embroidery. Textile historian Lanto Synge suggests that it originated in China. He has found early surviving fragments of textile embroidery that date back to at least 4,500 B.C.E. There are also many examples of embroideries from this period that have been discovered in tombs […]