Lawson Academy: Classroom Series

Lawson Academy Textile Tech

Count on Lawson to teach you what you need to know about garment printing.

Lawson Academy Textile Tech

Lawson Academy

If you are looking to start a garment printing business, but don't know where to begin, then Lawson’s Textile Tech is right for you. There are classes on how to learn screen printing, how to start direct-to-garment printing, how to use an automatic t-shirt press, and more. Each class is available monthly but space is limited to allow for hands-on, 1-on-1 attention. These classes will improve your technique and help you print better.

Learn From Experienced Professionals

Lawson seminars are conducted by members of our experienced professional staff. Each seminar leader has had at least over 30 years of experience in the screen printing, vinyl decorating, and graphic artist industry. Due to their long standing experience, they understand how to set up a business and how to become successful. All classes take place in a dynamic setting, focusing on hands-on training and individual attention.

What You Will Gain From Our Courses

  • Confidence

  • Screen and digital printing skills

  • Hands-on printing experience

  • Knowledge on how to operate the latest screen & digital printing equipment

  • Personalized attention and instruction

  • Trouble-shooting skills

Available Textile Classes:

Textile Tech: 2 Day Screen Printing Class in St Louis, MO

Class will be held April 17th - 18th. Lawson Academy offers an intensive two day screen printing workshop offers a broad range of information and hands-on printing experience. This training is great for beginners and those wanting to refine their screen printing skills. You will learn about the equipment needed for a screen printing business, and all about the silk screen process. An added bonus for those attending class at the St. Louis location; they will get a behind the scenes tour of our 160,000+ sqft manufacturing facility.


Class will be held April 24th. Lawson Academy offers an intensive one day screen printing workshop offers a broad range of information and hands-on printing experience. It teaches what you will need to start screen printing, techniques for printing, and more.

Art-Smart: 1 Day Screen and Digital Printing Artwork Class

Learn the basics of using Photoshop and Corel Draw to make film positives for screen printing as well as sublimation and ChromaBlast transfers. This class is tailored for beginner screen and/or digital printers. Limited Class Size.

1 Day Dark Garment Screen Printing Class

A completely hands-on course for screen printing dark garments including a general question and answer session. Small class size limited to 8 students ensures plenty of press time. Offered at St. Louis, MO only.

1 Day Automatic Screen Printing Class

This intensive one-day workshop features small class size and lots of "hands-on" experience working on a Lawson Trooper PC or XL Automatic. This is a great way to experience printing with an automatic screen printing press before buying one for your shop.

1 Day Digital / Sublimation Printing Class

Intensive seminar/workshop on "digital basics" including a broad range of information and hands-on opportunities for the novice entering the digital printing industry. Topics covered will include direct-to-garment printing, vinyl cutting, ink-jet and laser printing, sublimation transfers, Q & A's and more.

1 Day Epson F2000 or F2100 DTG Printer Training Class

Next class is scheduled for April 10th. Call in to schedule, at our St. Louis location, a class on how to use and maintain either the Epson SureColor F2100 DTG printer or the Epson F2000 printer. This class includes the fundamentals of applying pretreatment solution to minimize straining on problem colors, maximize color brilliance and increase wash fastness. This comprehensive training course occurs once every two weeks at our St. Louis location.

Call 314.382.9300 TODAY before the classes fill up!

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