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How to Separate a 3-color Design for Screen Printing

In this tutorial, I show you how to separate colors to prepare your art for screen printing. In the video, I use Adobe Illustrator, but you can follow along and learn the basics even if you use CorelDraw, Inkscape or any other vector app. If you have a multiple color design that needs to be […]

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How much money can you make on T-Shirts?

If you’re selling t-shirts, you probably already know how to figure out your profit margins. It’s the simplest thing you can calculate, you just subtract the cost of the shirts from the selling price. Boom, there’s your profit. But wait! There’s more. Did you ever think about factoring in things like returns, credit card fees […]

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What if you had a free guide that helped you sell more t-shirts?

A while back, I wrote a series of posts about how to get t-shirts printed. There were posts about apparel and fabric, different types of printing, what designs work best on different types of tees, really juicy stuff like that. Don’t go looking for them, they’re gone. I took them down (gasp!). Instead, I thought […]

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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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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 […]