* I hate Cy5 Silkscreen T-shirt

Posted on August 20th, 2004 by maitreya. Filed under Fun with Lab Supplies, Gocco/L Letterpress.


Cy5 is this fluorescent dye I use in lab. It’s really finicky, thus my line of I hate Cy5 apparel. I used my trusty Gocco and fabric ink to screen a set of shirts for my Cy5-hating friends. I’m very impressed with the Gocco fabric ink. I’ve washed it a few times with no ill effects. It’s gotten such a great response from people that I made a CafePress store to sell t-shirts, mugs, mouse pads, etc. (At cost, I should say. I won’t benefit from the misery Cy5 causes.)
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3 Responses to “I hate Cy5 Silkscreen T-shirt”

  1. foo Says:

    oh my god, this is awesome. Cy5 signal (or lack thereof) was the bane of my existance this summer.

  2. Anonymous Says:

    You need one for GFP also…

  3. Anonymous Says:

    It would be more appropriate if the image gradually faded.

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