T-Shirt Printing – SCOPES Digital Fabrication

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Grade Levels
6-8
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DIY lab Vigyan Ashram
DIY lab Vigyan Ashram
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Summary

In this Workshop students will learn how to print T-Shirts @ home.

Learning objectives are

–     To motivate students for group discussion

–     Learn 2D Design, Laser cutting.

 Along with this concepts they learn how to print on T-Shirts with plastic Crayons. 

What You'll Need

–      Plastic Crayons

–      Butter Paper

–      News Papers

–      Iron

–     T-Shirt

The Instructions

Make design for printing your T-Shirts.

Discuss with student how much they know about Paint, Addition of two parts, Union of two Parts. And introduce them to software which is used for Laser Cutter Machine.

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Cut the design parts in Laser cutter.

Introduce them to Laser Machine software (Benbox) for cutting design parts.

Take stencils which cutted in Laser Cutter & keep on T-Shirt where we want to print.

See how students take dimension of printed part of T-Shirt.

Place cardboard in between T-shirts of back side and front side.

Put Crayons in that stencils. Place butter paper on cryons & put newspaper on butter paper.

Iron all this things.

See students do proper ironing or not. Tell them to take safety while doing ironing.

After this, take out all the things & put T-shirt for drying.

Your T-shirt is ready for wearing with your favourite designs.

Standards

  • (Fab-Safety.1): I can safely conduct myself in a Fab Lab and observe operations under instructor guidance.
  • (Fab-Modeling.1): I can arrange and manipulate simple geometric elements, 2D shapes, and 3D solids using a variety of technologies.
  • (Fab-Fabrication.1): I can follow instructor guided steps that link a software to a machine to produce a simple physical artifact.
  • (Fab-Design.1): I can be responsible for various activities throughout a design process within a group under instructor guidance.

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