Sponsored giveaway: Fibra Artysta

by KateG on 14/08/2011

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We would like to welcome advertiser Lyn Krawczyk of Fibra Artysta to whipup.net today, to feature her business and to offer a fantastic giveaway to our readers.

I have a very simple business philosophy: treat people like you want to be treated and share everything you know.

Artists and crafters are a wonderful group of people, one that I feel honored to be a part of. And through my business, I’m able to move among them and really get a first hand look at the work they are creating. Its thrilling!

My goal is to continue to grow my business through writing and educating. Creating and living an artful life is where my heart lies and the more I can share it with others, the richer life is!

Where to find Fibra Artysta online: store :: website :: blog :: YouTube

Tell us about your background and how you started your business?

I’ve been a fiber artist for eleven years now. I focus mainly on art quilts and wall art. Its been a slow steady evolution – from crazy quilting to using found objects on art quilts and now to fabric collages that incorporate my favorite surface design techniques – the biggest love being screen printing with Thermofax screens.

A couple of years ago Quilting Arts Magazine asked me to do an artist demo at the International Quilt Festival. I chose to show printing with Thermofax screens and the reactions of the show attendees made me realize that the screens needed to be more widely available. They were met with a lot of curiosity and enthusiasm, a kind of spark that made me very excited to share them.

After that demo I came home and set up shop. I began writing articles for magazines about the subject and creating video tutorials and everything just clicked! Screen printing is a prominent technique used in my artwork and I’m madly in love with it.

Items in the giveaway: 2 screens of the winner’s choice (any size, any image including custom screens), 3 bottles of paint - winner chooses the colors, and my DVD “Print Design Compose”


What is the most challenging part of running your own business?

Trying to narrow down ideas! My mind is always spinning a million miles a minute with new and exciting projects and its hard to decide which ones to work on first! :)

Lyn (left) and Jackie Lams ( http://www.studiolams.com/ ) (right). She helps me fill orders in the shop.

 What inspires you to do what you do?

Being an artist has been a real gift in my life. Art came to me when I was in my twenties and once I found it, I knew I’d found home.

To put it simply, what I do helps other artists and crafters bring their ideas to life and that gives me great joy to know that I play a small part in that. It may sound like a simple thing – to sell screens for screen printing – but Thermofax screen printing is by far the easiest way to print an image!

I think the fact that its not intimidating has helped many artists and crafters realize that screen printing isn’t something to fret about, that its easy to take on and personalize your work with. I love seeing the light in their eyes when they realize all the possibilities that come with these humble little screens.

Today Fibra Artysta are offering a prize of 2 screens of the winner’s choice (any size, any image including custom screens), 3 bottles of paint , and DVD “Print Design Compose” to one lucky Whipup.net reader. So please leave a comment here to be in the running to win. You have 48 hours to enter. Winner will be chosen at random, announced here and contacted via email. Good luck! Comments are now closed – a winner will be chosen at random and notified here and via email.

In addition Fibra Artysta are offering a discount coupon to whipup.net readers  Use coupon code WUP10 for a 10% discount on everything in Fibra Artysta etsy shop until August 31, 2011.

If you would like your business to be featured in a future Giveaway Post, visit our advertising page or email us at advertising[at]whipup[dot]net.

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1 Grace August 14, 2011 at 7:07 am

oh this looks like fun. I’ve read about screen printing in books but never done it. would love to try with some instruction. Thanks for the chance!

2 Sarah Evans August 14, 2011 at 7:27 am

Wow, love your blog, I’d like to know alot more about this technique, it looks really lowtech, a big bulky screen is quite confronting, but the thought of adding another dimension to my work using just a sponge brush, sounds really exciting. I’ll be sure to start screenprinting at home in my humble studio if its this easy. thanks for the chance to win, very interesting,

3 Daye August 14, 2011 at 7:34 am

How cool is this!?! In college, I got my ultimate frisbee team to agree to screen print our own jerseys in order to save some cash; it was a bit of a pain but didn’t turn out to bad.
It great that FA is bring screenprint to the masses in such an easy, doable way. I’d love the chance to show even more folks the awesomeness of screen printing.

4 AmandaL August 14, 2011 at 7:35 am

I’ve been looking for some new techniques to use in my quilts–would love to try this!

5 Helga August 14, 2011 at 7:51 am

I would love to give screen printing a try. At the moment I just collect books on the subject!

6 Kristina August 14, 2011 at 7:59 am

I’ve tried both screen printing and quilting… But never tried both together. Thats a great idea! My mom got both my girls sewing machines for their birthdays, we will be starting with mini quilts for their baby dolls. I know they would just love if I could screen print something on there for them. Thanks for the opportunity to win such a great prize!

7 Sarita August 14, 2011 at 8:43 am

I love this and would love to be chosen! Fabulous idea, gorgeous images and wonderful giveaway!

8 heleen August 14, 2011 at 8:58 am

I am dreaming to screen print for some time now, but I cannot find supplies easily here in France. Winning this give away would be a great start for me! Thanks for the opportunity.

9 Meredith August 14, 2011 at 9:00 am

Wow this sounds great – I have so many ideas already! Thanks for the chance to win!

10 Jo Ebisujima August 14, 2011 at 9:05 am

What a great giveaway, I did a bit if screen printing at art school and would love to have another go, as you say, getting hold of the screens is not easy!

11 Jane August 14, 2011 at 9:07 am

I’ve always wanted to learn how to screen print! Thank you for the giveaway!

12 Ilysa August 14, 2011 at 9:16 am

I love screenprinting, I can imagine the possibilities, the designs are so cute.

13 Kristy K August 14, 2011 at 9:24 am

Wow – I’ve done some screenprinting before, but this looks like it would be a lot easier – especially since I have a bird in the house and have to be super careful about chemicals.

Thanks for the giveaway!

14 Took Gallagher August 14, 2011 at 9:29 am

I love Lynn’s art and I have wanted to get into screen printing for a long time. Fingers crossed!

15 Barbara Campbell August 14, 2011 at 9:32 am

Would love to try screen printing. Looks like so much fun!

16 Maria Hoekstra August 14, 2011 at 9:33 am

Wow I haven’t screen printed since Jr. High. This looks great!

17 Sharon Driver August 14, 2011 at 9:34 am

Fabulous and generous! I’m a quilter who is finally branching out to the more “creative” side of quilting….I’ve been reading articles/blogs on screen printing…and what a wonderful way to create one-of-a-kind fabric!

18 Debra August 14, 2011 at 9:45 am

I’d love to try this! Thanks for the opportunity.

19 Cassandra August 14, 2011 at 9:45 am

Eeek! What a great giveaway!! I’ve been wanting to take a screen printing class, but the times/schedule are always when I’m at work. I would love to win this!!! Thanks for the chance.

20 gatheredthreads August 14, 2011 at 9:46 am

Wonderful! Thank you for the opportunity.

21 Jean August 14, 2011 at 9:48 am

I’m a big fan of Lyn’s after watching her on Quilting Arts. I’ve dabbled in screen printing, but would love to try out her method with this kit!! Thanks for the opportunity!!

22 Anita August 14, 2011 at 9:50 am

Have been enjoying the DVD and the ideas you present spawned more for me. Do love the idea of finding more sources for thermofax screens. Thanks for sharing

23 Bonnie Leukert August 14, 2011 at 9:50 am

I would LOVE to try this….! Looks amazing.

24 Diane August 14, 2011 at 9:51 am

Lynn is a very talented young lady. She writes, knits, makes and uses thermofax screens and helps to make art fun for everyone. I’ve used her screens and would love to have more in my supplies. I love making fiber art quilts!

25 bonitarose August 14, 2011 at 9:51 am

Ohhh I would love love to win this! I love these screens! I will be crossing my fingers.. how much fun would this be winning this??? xo bonitarose in Fargo

26 Mary Ann Van Soest August 14, 2011 at 9:58 am

Thanks for the chance to win but I never do. My dad was the lucky one in the family. I would love to be able to screen print. Have a great Sunday.

27 Lora August 14, 2011 at 10:07 am

Thanks for sharing about how you started your business and thanks for the giveaway opportunity.

28 angie platten August 14, 2011 at 10:11 am

I keep hearing about screen printing and seeing gorgeous work done with it but I really know nothing about it so I’d be thrilled to win and learn how to do this! Thanks for the chance!!!

29 Susan August 14, 2011 at 10:15 am

Oooh! Exciting–I’d love to win and play with these. Thanks for the opportunity!

30 Pat Smith August 14, 2011 at 10:25 am

I LOVE screen printing with your thermofax screens. and I would be thrilled to win some more.

31 Emily August 14, 2011 at 10:25 am

Screen printing has been on my mind so much lately and here it is again! Looks like so much fun and I need to finally stop being intimidated and try it!

32 Pat Smith August 14, 2011 at 10:26 am

I LOVE screen printing with your thermofax screens. and I would be thrilled to win your giveaway.

33 Karen August 14, 2011 at 10:26 am

Thank you for this fantastic giveaway! Lyn- love your business philosophy: “treat people like you want to be treated and share everything you know.” Wonderful way to live.

34 Joanne Kourtz August 14, 2011 at 10:26 am

This would be wonderful to win and I would share it with my quiltart group here in the northern area of Canada.

35 Pat Smith August 14, 2011 at 10:27 am

I really love screen printing with your thermofax screens. It would be great to have more.

36 Aneesah August 14, 2011 at 10:28 am

Would love to go into screen-printing again! :D I’ve tried in my kiddy years, using an old curtain and contact paper, I think. I printed a t-shirt with a hat stencil!

37 virginia August 14, 2011 at 10:31 am

Cool! Such a great medium!

38 jeanette August 14, 2011 at 10:34 am

Wow this looks like so much fin.

39 Bethany Smith August 14, 2011 at 10:34 am

I have always wanted to screen print some of my quilts!

40 Debi Kibbee August 14, 2011 at 10:36 am

I’m just starting my fabric design with paint and collage would love to win this to try out

41 Linda Dunn August 14, 2011 at 10:46 am

Screen printing rocks. You’ve done an amazing job of making it accessible to everyone. Love your work.

42 katrina August 14, 2011 at 10:46 am

OH…have I got a few ideas…
Thank you for the chance to play around with a new medium.

43 Kat Campau August 14, 2011 at 10:53 am

Your work has developed and gained depth and interest with screen printing. I’d like to do that to mine, too. Great work!

44 Lynn Larson August 14, 2011 at 10:54 am

This sounds and looks like so much fun. I have dyed, stamped, painted and manipulated fabric but have never tried screen printing. That is on my list of ‘want to do’

45 Ellen August 14, 2011 at 10:58 am

I can totally relate to “narrowing down ideas” as the most challenging part! :D so fun!

46 Andrea August 14, 2011 at 11:07 am

Great! I can relate to the challenge of narrowing down the number of ideas. . . I have always wanted to try screen-printing,but have not gotten to it yet. This would certainly be THE chance to try it out!

47 Kathryn August 14, 2011 at 11:16 am

I just took a class on screen printing on fabric. It is going to change the direction of my work.

48 Barb August 14, 2011 at 11:07 am

What a great giveaway! Thanks for the chance to win – I’d love it.

49 Debi August 14, 2011 at 11:09 am

Seriously, I’m already addicted to printing, you have to stop these wonderful convincing posts!!

50 Susan August 14, 2011 at 11:10 am

I haven’t used screen printing in my art, but I would like to. Winning these would give me the supplies and needed push to give it a go.

51 Amy August 14, 2011 at 11:15 am

Wow! Thanks for the giveaway! I have always wanted to try screen printing, so I would love to win!

52 Claudia Bontrager August 14, 2011 at 11:18 am

I first watched Lynn on the Interweave site. She is an incredible teacher — concise, doesn’t stretch instructions out endlessly, and is very responsive to email queries (even as busy as she must be). I can’t wait to try thermofax screening because it doesn’t take the typical screen printing equipment — just a screen and some duct tape will get you set up for applying paint. I also can’t wait to try this modality with Decolourant — removing color and replacing with a new color in one step! Yay Lynn — you’ve encouraged me to explore my creative self. Thank you. Thank you. Claudia

53 Jeanelle McCAll August 14, 2011 at 11:25 am

love what you do AND would love to experiment with screen printing!

54 Lisa Quintana August 14, 2011 at 11:27 am

Nice interview. Too bad Thermofax machines are so out of the realm of possibility for most of us. So far, my prints with the screens you’ve made me have been less than desirable. More practice I guess…both in screening and in choosing photos. :(

55 Kelli August 14, 2011 at 11:30 am

I am very interested in screen printing, but it seems so intimidating!

56 Pattie Wall August 14, 2011 at 11:36 am

A Giveaway? I’m in! So many ideas, so little time…I will make time!

57 Coco August 14, 2011 at 11:40 am

Oh, great. I have always been wanting to do some silk screening. Thank you for the great giveaway.

58 Marti Lew August 14, 2011 at 11:42 am

choose me….choose me….choose me….!!!!!

59 Daydream Kate August 14, 2011 at 11:44 am

I finally got to try screenprinting on fabric about a year ago, and it’s really fun! If I win new supplies, I may have to go nuts printing up some new stuff.

60 sharon August 14, 2011 at 11:44 am

I love Lyn’s philosophy about sharing your knowledge … it’s one of the things I get real joy from too. Great profile, great giveaway!

61 Lynn Kunz August 14, 2011 at 11:48 am

I took a class about making and using thermofax screens a few years ago when IQS (?) was in Rosemont, but I’ve never used the materials since! I think it all still intimidates me. Having your DVD and more materials would really push me to try again. Thanks for giving someone the opportunity to get into this.

62 Kristin McNamara Freeman August 14, 2011 at 11:49 am

Just retired and have studio space for creating; now each day allows for exploring techniques that only were collected as ideas while working full time. I would love the opportunity to do more screen printing on fabric and use the photos and sketches I have collected in files to begin creating my own designs. Thanks for the opportunity to be considered in the draw.

63 LynDee August 14, 2011 at 11:53 am

Screen printing is a fun and easy way to add pattern and color to fabric and to your art or craft projects. Kids love it and will scream with excitement when the screen is pulled away and the design is unveiled.

64 Susan August 14, 2011 at 12:06 pm

I would love to be chosen. Lynn’s paints feel wonderful on fabric!

65 Gisela August 14, 2011 at 12:11 pm

That’s one awesome give-away! I have a few of Lynns screens and they are so easy and fun to use!

66 sangeetha August 14, 2011 at 12:15 pm

Cool – thanks

67 Emily August 14, 2011 at 12:16 pm

I’ve been a fiber artist for years, but I’ve been too shy to get into screen printing. I’d love to give it a shot with a little friendly help!

68 Chris Daly August 14, 2011 at 12:38 pm

I’d love a chance to win. I love Lyn’s creations!

69 Matti August 14, 2011 at 12:38 pm

I have been intimidated by screen printing, but I’ve loved reading Lyn’s posts about it. It does sound exciting to try!

70 Frances August 14, 2011 at 12:41 pm

Would really like a chance to try this medium. Thanks for the opportunity.

71 Mary August 14, 2011 at 12:41 pm

This Giveaway is great!! I could really use the instructions for screen printing. The DVD looks like a very helpful thing to have. Mary

72 Mary Ann Mauney August 14, 2011 at 12:47 pm

Hi Lynn,
I totally relate to your feelings about art. Last year when I lost my job, my distress turned to joy as I’ve been able to devote more time to art and to building a business. I’m moving in too many directions right now, but think that the universe will point the way as the time comes. Thanks for sharing so much of your self (and your stuff)!

Mary Ann

73 Amber P August 14, 2011 at 12:47 pm

I love that technique. I’m so glad you are sharing it with everyone.

74 Sandy Jandik August 14, 2011 at 12:51 pm

Screens are a great art tool. The internet has made inspiration easy to find.

75 Carol August 14, 2011 at 1:25 pm

I need to learn something new and expand my horizons.

76 Megan August 14, 2011 at 1:33 pm

Wow – great giveaway! I have wanted to screenprint for ages but I’ve never had the space or the funds to get a traditional setup going. This looks like a perfect technique for those of us who are without designated craft spaces!

77 Heather August 14, 2011 at 1:38 pm

This looks fun and with my glass projects I make burlap gift bags that would look lovely screened.

78 rita Cruz August 14, 2011 at 1:56 pm

I got as far as buying a book about screen printing and then got scared off,I think a DVD would make it a lot easier to get started, please sign me up for your great giveaway,thank you Rita

79 jen August 14, 2011 at 2:14 pm

I love developing new skills, so far this year I have learned to crochet and learned to play the ukulele, I would love screen printing to be my next creative endevour.

80 LennyP August 14, 2011 at 2:21 pm

Hi, I would like to try something new! I have never done this before. I’ve just moved to Copenhagen and I’m looking for a job there but I still have a lot of time to learn new techniques like this ;-)

81 becslb August 14, 2011 at 2:21 pm

screen printing is on my list of things to try – I’d love to win the kit! Thanks for the chance to win x

82 Kit Lang August 14, 2011 at 2:25 pm

I would LOVE to win this prize! Have always wanted to learn to screenprint. Thanks for the chance!

83 Mary Ann Littlejohn August 14, 2011 at 2:48 pm

I’m learning to screenprint and would love to win this prize.

84 Heather August 14, 2011 at 3:02 pm

I’ve always wanted to try out screenprinting but even if I don’t win I’m glad I know about Lyn’s Etsy site!

85 Cheryl Lynch August 14, 2011 at 3:03 pm

I have really wanted to try screen printing. I have been searching for places to make a screen for me and I could always use some instruction.

86 Pip August 14, 2011 at 3:03 pm

I agree wholeheartedly with your business philosophy: “I have a very simple business philosophy: treat people like you want to be treated and share everything you know.” Thanks for sharing.

87 Susan P August 14, 2011 at 3:07 pm

Screen printing is my favorite surface design technique! Would love a copy of your DVD!

88 Ella August 14, 2011 at 3:12 pm

I’ve never tried screen printing, but, having watched others do it, it looks like fun! Thanks for the chance to win!

89 janice McKeehan August 14, 2011 at 3:14 pm

You have great web-tutorials, I’ve enjoyed watching them. Bet the DVD is great. Would love to win it!!!

90 Susan Jonsson August 14, 2011 at 3:20 pm

This looks like so much fun and it looks do-able….Just the boost I need to give screen printing a try. Thanks for the inspiration and the chance to win!


91 Judy Rys August 14, 2011 at 3:26 pm

I love screen-printing and would love to win this fabulous package.

92 upstatelisa August 14, 2011 at 3:28 pm

oh wow! what a giveaway! I would soooo love to try out screen printing. I love Lyn’s work!

93 Ann Pugh August 14, 2011 at 3:29 pm

You are developing wonderful ideas. Thanks for sharing them with us!

Ann in Las Vegas

94 Beth A August 14, 2011 at 3:33 pm

I would love to try screen printing! It is so inspirational to see someone who is living their artistic dream. Thanks for sharing yourself with us.

95 Frances August 14, 2011 at 3:34 pm

Would love a chance at working with these products and learning something new. Thanks for the opportunity.

96 Barbara Roberts August 14, 2011 at 3:37 pm

I have dabbled in screenprinting a few years ago and enjoyed it. I would love to win the video to get me going again.

97 jessicac August 14, 2011 at 3:42 pm

I have never tried screen printing, but have always wanted to.. thanks for the chance!

98 MelodyJ August 14, 2011 at 3:44 pm

I want try screen printing.


99 Diana Louie August 14, 2011 at 3:49 pm

Screen printing is addictive, but the thermofax screen look easy to use and even more fun. Hope I win so I can try it out and stay in budget too.

100 Leslie McNeil August 14, 2011 at 3:56 pm

Oh I love Lynn’s creative style! Count me in, please!

101 Martha Ginn August 14, 2011 at 3:59 pm

What a great way to learn about screen printing. I want to be in the drawing. Thanks!

102 Mary Ellen Coumerilh August 14, 2011 at 4:16 pm

Ooohhhh, Aaaaahhhh! I’ve been wanting to try this for a long time! Thanks so much!

103 Connie Akers August 14, 2011 at 4:18 pm

Love your art and would love to win the screens.

104 Jean August 14, 2011 at 4:31 pm

What a great way to add more pizzazz to quilts and other arts.

105 Deb Cannon August 14, 2011 at 4:41 pm

Love to learn more about screenprinting! Have not used those paints before, and love DVD’s by QA! Thanks so much!

106 eti August 14, 2011 at 4:44 pm

I would love to win this giveaway. looks so cool!

107 Sharonnz August 14, 2011 at 4:53 pm

Wow – this would be a super fun new thing to try with the kids!

108 steph August 14, 2011 at 4:55 pm

This is a project I’ve been intrigued by, but never tried. Is it something that schoolage kids could participate in?

109 Iona August 14, 2011 at 5:02 pm

Brilliant idea! I’m think about the screen printing and embroidery possibilities!

110 Mary Jo Bowers August 14, 2011 at 5:17 pm

I would die for a thermofax machine – wow! What a give-away. I send my images to someone to have them “thermofaxed”. would love to do it at home. mjb@maryjobowers.com

111 Kylie M-W August 14, 2011 at 5:20 pm

I have a friend who made me a gift using screen printing technique and it’s so pretty! I would love to learn how to do it!

112 Helen August 14, 2011 at 5:27 pm

I have always wanted to try screen printing, so I would love to win! Thank you for this great givaway!

113 Jennyroo August 14, 2011 at 5:40 pm

I would love to try! The possibilities are endless…!

114 tatjana August 14, 2011 at 5:42 pm

very cool, I have always wanted to try screen printing, and I’m getting ready to teach art camp, so a simple process would come in very handy
thanks, Tatjana

115 Wendy August 14, 2011 at 6:06 pm

I’ve done a little bit of screenprinting in a workshop with Claire Waguespack a few years ago. I’ve been doing a lot of stamping with original stamps & screenprinting would be a way to add more detail to my images.

116 Sandra August 14, 2011 at 6:07 pm

Thanks for sharing your ideas on your blog. I am new to screen printing and really am having fun.

117 lorraine August 14, 2011 at 6:26 pm

oh so cool! i love screenprinting and would love to try my hand at it!!

118 Nora B August 14, 2011 at 6:35 pm

Pick me, please!

119 marsha August 14, 2011 at 6:53 pm

Wow- I would love to win your giveaway. I already own a few thermofax screens and I really like working with them….and one can never have enough screens! The DVD is also on my wish list already so that would be great too!

120 Pearl August 14, 2011 at 6:55 pm

Would love to try screen printing; the easier the better.

121 Sarah August 14, 2011 at 7:21 pm

I’m actually looking for screens right now… strange timing. At the very least, that 10% off offer will make me check out her site, along with wanting to know how those screens work! Thanks a bunch for the info. :)

122 Patti August 14, 2011 at 7:26 pm

I have followed Lynn’s blog since late last year and love her screens and her creativity. Winning one of them would be brilliant.

123 Linda F. August 14, 2011 at 7:36 pm

I am a happy customer of Lynn’s screens. Great service and fast shipment!

124 Jen R August 14, 2011 at 7:59 pm

Oooh, this looks so cool. I’ve been dying to try screen printing!

125 Robbie Payne August 14, 2011 at 8:04 pm

Who wouldn’t want one of Lynn’s screens! We watch her work from ‘a far’!! Thanks, Lynn for putting us on to Whipit.net too!!!

126 Karolin August 14, 2011 at 8:07 pm

looks great… i would love to try this

127 Linda Robertus August 14, 2011 at 8:19 pm

I love screen printing, it’s my favourite technique in making art quilts. Would love to see the dvd and the chance to win some thermofax screens can’t be missed of course! Thanks for the giveaway!

128 Liz Berg August 14, 2011 at 8:24 pm

Would love to experiment with screen printing. I would love to try it on different surfaces other than cloth. right now I am heavily into stained glass painting. I love experimenting with the different colors and blending, swirling, manipulating the paint. I am wondering how I would screen print on glass!! I think the results would be awesome!

129 kathleen bricker August 14, 2011 at 9:01 pm

i’ve been looking at this video for quite some time now and would love to have a copy of my own. Count me in

130 Barb Darnell August 14, 2011 at 9:13 pm

I would love to try screen printing! Thanks for the chance to win this great prize package : )

131 Chris S. August 14, 2011 at 9:19 pm

I’ve been interested in screen printing for YEARS! Would love to win!

132 Claude Larson August 14, 2011 at 9:30 pm

It would be great to get some custom screens and a DVD of techniques. I have but one small thermofax screen and it is my art quilt label for the back of my quilts. It would be fantastic to learn how to compose with these very cool screens.


133 Susan August 14, 2011 at 9:51 pm

I just had my first experience in thermofax screen printing and it was fantastic. I would love to learn more about using them.

134 Katie August 14, 2011 at 9:53 pm

I’d love to win these! What a great idea and craft! :)

135 katherine bulser August 14, 2011 at 9:56 pm

I LOVE screen printing but i still have so much to learn!! This article was really great. I’m for sure going to visit their ETSY shop!

136 Kim Young August 14, 2011 at 10:00 pm

Hi Lynn – I haven’t been online for a while. Miss you all. Having a health crisis. I would LOVE to win anything of yours!

137 Cath Roberts August 14, 2011 at 10:16 pm

What a great package…thanks for the chance to win!

138 kathy j August 14, 2011 at 10:19 pm

Your designs and techniques are awesome and I would love to add your screen designs to my work. Congrats on all your success!

139 Shirley Hammar August 14, 2011 at 10:20 pm

I am kinda timid to attempt screen printing, this would jump start me. Crossing my fingers.

140 Marilyn August 14, 2011 at 11:03 pm

Looks like fun! I’d love to play.

141 Joy V August 15, 2011 at 12:10 am

What a great giveaway – especially for those of use who are a tad frightened about trying something different to what we already know and do. Thanks for the chance to win.

142 connie August 15, 2011 at 12:11 am

I have quilted but I haven’t tried screen printing though I have always wanted to. These days my crafting is with the kids, it would be nice to have some me time and try this!

143 Jackie Quang August 15, 2011 at 12:14 am

Would love to win this.

144 lauren August 15, 2011 at 12:37 am

I would love to learn how to screen print. it sounds like a lot of fun.

145 Carolyne August 15, 2011 at 12:46 am

I would love to be able to print up some of my own fabric to use in other crafts. Oh, the possibilities!

146 Amanda V August 15, 2011 at 1:14 am

This looks like fun! We have a screen in the cupboard from when my hubby did lots of screenprinting at school. We talk about pulling it out to have a play but never do… Maybe this is the inspiration we need! And a great chance to try something new

147 Dotti August 15, 2011 at 1:26 am

What a great giveaway. I love her screens, and so far, she is the only place I have been able to find the Tulip paint which I really really like!

148 rhonda August 15, 2011 at 2:32 am

Your philosophy is inspiring. Your right, the crafting community are a group of givers. Thanks for the chance to win the gift of learning a new skill that I could turn around and share with others who are intimidated by this process. Looks hard, I’d love to learn that is not the case with the right tools. Thanks!

149 Eileen August 15, 2011 at 3:27 am

Love Lyn’s philosophy and artistic insights, and have been wishing to try screen printing with the thermofax screens she makes – thank you (and Lyn!) for the opportunity to give it a go!

150 Katrina August 15, 2011 at 3:36 am

Absolutely love this blog – check in first thing every morning. Best way to start the day.
Thermofax screen printing has to be the easiest way to get the most stunning results ever! Love it.

151 Mary August 15, 2011 at 4:41 am

This is such a lovely giveaway. I have always wanted to try screenprinting and this would be a great opportunity to try.

152 Klaudia August 15, 2011 at 5:49 am

That looks so exciting. It would be amazing to try some screen printing!

153 Cyndy August 15, 2011 at 6:39 am

Definitely on my crafty bucket list! Would love a chance to gie it a try:)

154 Betty August 15, 2011 at 7:06 am

I’ve done a little screen printing and would like to do some more. You have screens that I would enjoy using

155 Marijke August 15, 2011 at 7:57 am

fantastic! Thanks for the opportunity. I love ink and screens but really need some direction

156 Helen August 15, 2011 at 7:57 am

What fun! I’ve always wanted to try screenprinting.

157 ambal August 15, 2011 at 8:01 am

I would like to try this. The results look great in her collages. Thank you for offering this package. Ambal

158 Joan J August 15, 2011 at 8:29 am

I’m fascinated with this technique and would love to attempt quilt blocks with it. Count me in the giveaway, please!

joanoh at cinci dot rr dot com

159 Filambulle August 15, 2011 at 8:57 am

Hey! Something artsy and fibery I haven’t tested yet! want. (please?!)

160 Diane August 15, 2011 at 9:15 am

What a wonderful giveaway! I would love to win. Thanks for the chance.

161 Melissa August 15, 2011 at 9:56 am

I haven’t done screen printing since collage back in 1993!! Is it time to start again…?

162 Marie Strait August 15, 2011 at 10:33 am

I am enjoying the screens I have purchased. Easy to use and encourages my creativity. Would love to own the DVD.

163 Shannon C. August 15, 2011 at 10:34 am

I’ve always wanted to try screen printing. Awesome giveaway!

164 Lisa August 15, 2011 at 10:49 am

wow, i would love to win this. if there is an easy way to do some printing, i’m ineterested!

165 Louisa L. Smith August 15, 2011 at 11:06 am

Hi there:
I have just signed up and I am looking forward to seeing a lot of great things. I am fiber artist Louisa L. Smith from Loveland, Colorado USA (Author of three books, Strips ‘n Curves, A New Twist on S. n’ C and One Patch Plus, happy quilting you all!

166 Betsy August 15, 2011 at 11:08 am

I would love to try something new. This give away would be the perfect way todo it!!!

167 Debbie Krueger August 15, 2011 at 11:11 am

This is where my creative juices are leading me. I take a class next week at Create about surface design and screen printing! I can’t wait!

168 Peggie Thomas August 15, 2011 at 11:31 am

Great techniques and great information. I really appreciate your business philosophy!

169 Renee August 15, 2011 at 11:35 am

i just recently started making my own shirt designs and have been playing with various ways to get them on there. this looks awesome!

170 Karol Kusmaul August 15, 2011 at 12:14 pm

How nice of you to offer!! I would love to try printing with Thermofax screens. Love the printing process in general. it is magical.

171 Tawney August 15, 2011 at 12:27 pm

What I need/want to learn – the list keeps growing – screenprinting has been there a long time, but I’ve never felt I knew where to begin – so if I win, I’ll give it a try for sure.

172 Celina August 15, 2011 at 12:57 pm

Oh wow, i haven’t screen printed in years because of all the hassles of setting up! This is so exciting and inspiring. Thanks for sharing!

173 Patti Devine August 15, 2011 at 2:05 pm

I’d love to try screen printing and this give-away is the perfect way to try!

174 Jenn August 15, 2011 at 2:42 pm

This looks like fun! I would love to learn more about this technique.

175 sandy in california August 15, 2011 at 3:05 pm

Wow — this would be a great package to win!
I’m crossing my fingers I’ll be the lucky one!

176 Nancy H August 15, 2011 at 3:59 pm

What a great give-away! I would love to try screen printing and this would be a great way to get started. Thanks!

177 Lori August 15, 2011 at 4:28 pm

This looks like loads of fun!! Thanks!

178 Jeannie August 15, 2011 at 4:38 pm

Lynn is the best when it comes to sharing her knowledge and providing excellent service. I cannot say enough good things about her products. She is fantastic to work with. I would love to win this goodie bag of Lynn’s!!! Thank you Whip Up for being such an inspiration and source of goodness.

179 Judith DeMilo Brown August 15, 2011 at 5:12 pm

Oh, please consider me for the give-away!

180 Norma August 15, 2011 at 5:27 pm

Would love to win and use them on my quilt projects

181 Rebecca August 15, 2011 at 6:00 pm

I haven’t used a screen print for Years! I didn’t think there was a way to do it at home. This is awesome. I just came across some silk screened fabric I made in college, would be great to do again!

182 Judy R. August 15, 2011 at 6:15 pm

I’ve done some research on screen printing but never took the next step. This would be a great chance to try it!

183 Jill S August 15, 2011 at 7:12 pm

Screen printing is that one craft I have never learned, looks fun!

184 Beth August 15, 2011 at 7:34 pm

I have been SO NERVOUS to try screenprinting, but this is too good an opportunity to pass up! Pick me! :)

185 Lisa M August 15, 2011 at 7:59 pm

oooh! I do love screen printing but don’t have the space for all the supplies. These screens seem perfect!! Oh! I hope I win! Thanks for doing this giveaway!

186 Sherri I August 15, 2011 at 9:13 pm

Oh, this would be a great giveaway to win! Just a nice touch to add to anyone’s quilting tools. Thanks for the chance to win.

187 Jill R August 16, 2011 at 12:05 am

I always like to try new things and this looks like fun. Thanks for the opportunity to be in the draw.

188 Kate August 16, 2011 at 12:14 am

Oh, I’d love to try screenprinting! Thanks for a very interesting profile.

189 Gina August 16, 2011 at 2:39 am

I did some screen printing at a craft fair a few years ago, it was so easy and cool, would love to try on my own!

190 Cheryl August 16, 2011 at 2:49 pm

Screen printing has always looked daunting and messing and requiring lots of big equipment. Your video and system looks fun, easy and approachable. Thanks for the opportunity to win! I’m off to your etsy store now…

191 Elisa Purnell August 16, 2011 at 3:24 pm

This looks like so much fun! Thanks for a great give-away.

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