...makes a big mess of your kitchen (possibly not ideal if you're supposed to be selling your flat...)
ruins your manicure...
and makes you look at things in a different way. Wine rack now = drying rack!
I feel like I'm making progress though, and have managed this print of my thistles design.
It's not perfect, and I think I need to get a screen with a finer mesh to get rid of the slightly 'pixelated' look. But I'm pretty pleased that I've managed it all by hand, and that I got three colours in the right places on the same print!