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Printed Apparel: Four Things You Need to Think About

Designing and selling t-shirts is super easy! Just ask anyone who has ever stood in a sun-facing booth at an outdoor festival and watched 1,000 people walk right past their apparel without a glance. Okay, it’s not always that bad. At least it doesn’t have to be. Some of our best apparel clients have been […]

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How much do t-shirts cost?

This is one of those great questions that never seems to have one simple and consistent answer. Consider this. If an extra-terrestrial beamed down and asked, “How much do humans weigh?” your answer would probably start with, “Well, it depends…” Then again, if an extra-terrestrial asks you how much humans weigh, I would be seriously […]

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Get crafty. Decorate your own t-shirts for supreme holiday merriment.

“She’s crafty, she’s gets around / She’s crafty, she’s always down / She’s crafty, she’s got a gripe / She’s crafty, and she’s just my type…” – Beastie Boys At our house, we’re well into holiday craft season. Every year we do something crazy and new like a snowman made out of old cans (it […]

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Bella+Canvas 3001 Unisex Review

You can have my shirt when you pry it off my cold, dead torso. That’s how strongly I feel about the Bella+Canvas 3001 Unisex tee. In fact, it’s our go-to shirt for screen printing. Here’s Bella’s description of this awesome tee: This updated unisex essential fits like a well-loved favorite, featuring a crew neck, short sleeves […]

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Hey, is that vegan t-shirt… vegan?

Is that a weird question? I mean, after all, it says, “vegan” on it. Of course it’s vegan. It’s right there in the phrase. Yup, I get it. Except I’m not talking about the message printed on the shirt. I’m asking what’s behind the printing of that shirt. Is it vegan? Before we get into some answers, let’s […]

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How to Color a T-shirt with Fabric Markers

Who loves to color? Ooh, oooh, oooh, we do, we do! If you love to color and you want to turn a blank or printed tee into your own work of artistry, you’ve come to the right place. I’m going to show you how easy it is to color a t-shirt with fabric markers. How […]

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How we screen print your t-shirt in multiple colors

When a design has more than one color, the colors in the design must be separated so that each can be printed individually.

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Can You Force People to Buy?

Sales Lessons from Children My 6-year old son will ask me if he can watch a movie. Not once. Not twice. Not a few times. He will ask me continually, for hours, until he gets the answer he wants, which is supposed to be, “Yes! You can watch a movie RIGHT NOW.” Eventually that’s the […]

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T-shirt Marketing 101

T-shirts are one of the best ways to get your company’s name into the world. Probably the best. Of course I would say that, I’m a t-shirt person. If I were a billboard person, I might tell you to plaster your marketing message on Sunset Boulevard. But I’m a t-shirt expert so I’ll stick to that. […]

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Water-based Ink Does Not Equal Earth-friendly: A Busted Myth

Sometimes you’ll find a screen printer who touts their enviro-friendliness by advertising, “We only use water-based inks!” Maybe you care about chemicals that go into our water supply, and maybe you don’t. For people who do care, this kind of claim really shouts out to you. “These are my people! They care about the Earth […]