What an exciting adventure. A heart-felt project has finally come true. Long planned and longed for, but as it is, it takes longer than you think. The design idea is not yet right, Corona comes in between and, and, and. But finally the time had come. Tada, we printed Pauline bags. 

It was important to me that we use vegan colors and they should also be water-based. It wasn’t easy to find someone who could fulfill these requirements, because I wanted to print gold on black, a light color on a dark ground. This is usually done with synthetic colors to achieve a high opacity. But in my research I found what I was looking for, at the artists’ collective Stattlab e.V. in Wedding in Berlin. 

We did a silkscreen workshop with Jördis Hirsch, who went through all the individual steps with us and supported us lovingly in bag printing. 

Then let’s go on a little printing journey: 

First we prepared the screens for the image exposure. For this purpose I applied a light-sensitive emulsion to them. This happens in the dark with red light, so that the emulsion is not exposed before. This requires a delicate touch to achieve an even layer and to be able to print the image neatly afterwards. 

While the screens were drying, we prepared the design template and then used it to expose the screens. Then we went on with the washing of the screens. The unexposed parts on the screen are washed out with the help of a kärcher. That was fun. Especially because then the image appears as if by magic. 

We decided on a design with one color because it is even more time-consuming to print several colors. You would need several screens and printing processes for it. But we were there 5 hours anyways to hand print all bags😅. 

Then we started with the actual printing. We decided to print 2 different types of bags. One with thicker fabric and one with thinner. Both made of organic cotton. 

So we started with the thicker bags. This was not so easy because the screen got clogged relatively quickly, so that the flight line of our butterfly was quickly not so pretty anymore. So after a few bags we decided to clean the screen to try it again, but then we switched over and tried the thinner bags

Then there was the next difficulty, because they are a bit smaller and did not fit on the board on which the bags are mounted, so that they don’t slip during printing and you can print on them several times. So we had to mc gyver a little bit, and we were not sure if that would work at all. But our cobbled together print setup worked wonderfully. The print was much better than with the first bags, because the fabric is not as absorbent as the other kind. That really motivated us. I printed and Matthias captured lots of photos and blow-dried the bags. Jördis supported us. We really got into the flow and suddenly everything went like clockwork.

After we had finished the thin bags we cleaned the screen and went back to the other bags, excited about the results. Since we were now a really well established team, they didn’t cause us any more problems. Here we still had the intermediate step with blow-drying between the two printing processes. Finally, the final cleaning of the screens was done, where I removed the image out of the screens with the help of a solvent and kärcher. 

Exhausted and happy, we made our way home.

Here you get the limited bags, handprinted by us for you. We are already out and about with our bags and hope you like them as much as we do.

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GretaLet your dog decide!Greta is our complete food for adult dogs by Vegan4Dogs.Developed in collaboration with experts from the field of animal companion nutrition it meets the nutritional requirements for a balanced diet for (vegan) dogs.To provide your dog with energy, Greta comes with easily digestible rice combined with potatoes. Canola oil complements the energy of the carbohydrates and provides strength.The best of pea protein along with lentils, sunflower seeds and flax seeds provide your dog with protein for its maintenance metabolism. Carrots and beet root refine Greta's taste. Lovage adds its aromatic flavour.Savory, papaya leaves and fructooligosaccharides support the digestion along with chestnut.Cranberries encourage urine acidification.The algae Schizochytrium limacinum provides omega 3 fatty acids (DHA).Sea salt and seaweed meal provide essential minerals and are optimally complemented by carefully chosen additives.With L-carnitine and taurine as well as essential vitamins like B12 and minerals Greta is a complete and balanced food.Feeding RecommendationEach dog is different; you know your dog the best. Adjust the amount of food according to the vitality, age and health of your dog. Take care to always provide sufficient amounts of fresh water.Animals Say Yeah!
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V-CompleteSupplement for homemade vegan dog food 'Made in Germany'.Complementary Food for DogsDeveloped by Leni Lecker in cooperation with experts from the field of veterinary medicine. V-Complete rounds up your homemade dog meal with vitamins, minerals and trace elements as well as methionine and tryptophan which are essential for the health of your dog.V-Complete offers you the opportunity to be your own chef and to satisfy your dog's preferences. That enables you to show consideration for allergies and to create a menu according to your dog's needs. What is more satisfying than cooking for the whole family and eating together.With V-Complete you supplement everything that is necessary such as vitamin B12 and calcium and you can prepare a complete and delicious meal. Here you find our recipe recommendations.Feeding recommenation is 2g per 5kg body weight added to your homemade meals following our general feeding recommendation for V-Complete.V-Complete contains L-carnitine and taurine.V-Complete is suitable for adult, non-pregnant, non-lactating dogs.V-Complete is also suitable for dogs with an allergy to animal protein.All ingredients are carefully selected and of course vegan.We wish you pleasant meal preparations

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