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Beyond Bedazzling - 25+ Ways to Decorate Blank T-Shirts and Sweatshirts

Beyond Bedazzling – 25+ Ways to Decorate Blank T-Shirts and Sweatshirts

Posted: September 22, 2017 |

T-shirts are a great part of any wardrobe. They come in all different styles and colors, they are easy to wear and comfortable and, to many, the perfect beginning to a fun craft. Cannot stand a blank shirt? Keep reading to get lots of great ways to decorate and redesign new or old tees. Many of these projects require new, blank t-shirts and may need a neutral for you to add your own color, but most of these will work with any hue. If you live to do-it-yourself, just want to give so... [ read more ]

Why Anvil T-Shirts are Great for Screen Printing

Why Anvil T-Shirts are Great for Screen Printing

Posted: September 15, 2017 |

What is cooler than a custom t-shirt? What about a custom t-shirt you screen print yourself? Screen printing is a fun, easy and artistic process that t-shirt enthusiasts love using to create unique, handmade designs. Where outsourcing t-shirt printing to a website may run up quite a bill, if you are willing to put in the time, the DIY screen printing process can save you money and give you a much more personal result. For retailers or large organizations looking for wholesale t-shirts, screen... [ read more ]

Throwback Thursday: Coolest T-Shirts on ‘90s TV

Throwback Thursday: Coolest T-Shirts on ‘90s TV

Posted: August 17, 2017 |

Everywhere you look, the ‘90s are back. From high-waisted jeans to oversized flannel, and with the '90s sitcoms rebooting left and right, people remember what they loved about this decade. Let’s take a look at t-shirts as a unique garment that defined modern fashion, with a special focus on a decade of trendsetting and great TV. A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE T-SHIRT Obviously, the t-shirt doesn’t belong to any one decade, although the ‘90s saw some pretty hip manifestations. And while ... [ read more ]

Which Blank T-Shirts are Best for Screen Printing?

Which Blank T-Shirts are Best for Screen Printing?

Posted: August 8, 2017 |

Choosing the right color, fabric and style for screen printing a t-shirt is not as simple as you might think. After all, it is extremely frustrating to spend the time, money and effort on adding a design to a t-shirt only to have it fade and disappear after being subjected to the rigors of the washing and drying cycle in your laundry. This is especially important to businesses wanting to project a professional image. They need to know their logo and design will stand the test of time, conti... [ read more ]

Big Family, Little Budget: Cost-Cutting Back-to-School Shopping Tips from Mega Families

Big Family, Little Budget: Cost-Cutting Back-to-School Shopping Tips from Mega Families

Posted: July 21, 2017 |

When it is time for your children to go back to school, there are a lot of expenses to consider. There are new uniforms, textbooks, stationary, transport, field trips, extra-curricular activities, and lunch costs. Budgeting for back-to-school shopping can be overwhelming if you have a big family, with lots of children at various stages of their schooling. No one understands better how to save on back-to-school shopping than large families. Families like reality TV stars the Duggars and th... [ read more ]

Plain T-Shirts - Why You Should Buy in Bulk

Plain T-Shirts – Why You Should Buy in Bulk

Posted: July 6, 2017 |

Everyone needs a few plain t-shirts that can be worn with anything. They are good for throwing over jeans when you are making a quick trip to the store, or for wearing when you have chores to do around the house. While not particularly exciting, plain t-shirts are a necessary part of your everyday wardrobe. Here we will discuss this most basic part of your wardrobe, and why you should buy these items in bulk when you find a style and fit that suits you for a great price. Bulk t-shirts can red... [ read more ]

From Matching T-Shirts to Party Games: Ultimate Family Reunion Planning Guide

From Matching T-Shirts to Party Games: Ultimate Family Reunion Planning Guide

Posted: June 6, 2017 |

Planning a family reunion can be a time consuming and sometimes thankless task. Our ultimate guide will not only give you some tips on how to get others involved but provide a detailed list of tips and tricks for planning a memorable and successful event. Spread the Word The first thing you want to do when you’re planning a large family gathering is to create the guest list. It’s important to enlist help when you take on this task, as missed names can lead to hurt feelings. In ... [ read more ]

Polo Shirts: Elevate Your Casual Style with These Timeless Classics.

Polo Shirts: Elevate Your Casual Style with These Timeless Classics.

Posted: May 26, 2017 |

Polo shirts seem to suit everyone, from juniors, kids, and infants to men and women. Some are designed with males or females in mind; others are deemed to be unisex. Either way, they are a great investment for your wardrobe as they can be worn for a variety of occasions. When it comes to affordability, style, and diversity, polo shirts always hit the mark. Color-wise, you have seemingly endless options. Whether you are seeking something classily conventional (think simple black or white),... [ read more ]

Beginner’s Guide to Tie Dye T Shirts

Beginner’s Guide to Tie Dye T Shirts

Posted: May 12, 2017 |

For most of us, the term “tie-dye” conjures images of peace signs and spirals of saturated color, worn with pride on the shirts of hippies young and old. Tie-dyeing is an inexpensive way to turn any article of clothing or fabric into a vibrant work of wearable art that anyone can try. The process typically consists of folding, twisting, tying, and otherwise manipulating fabric to control the application of dye into its fibers. Depending on one’s level of commitment, the results o... [ read more ]

Safety Green T-Shirts: High Visibility Apparel at Work

Safety Green T-Shirts: High Visibility Apparel at Work

Posted: May 4, 2017 |

Employee safety has become the main priority of many companies in today’s workforce. A central part of any safety plan is making employees in busy workspaces as visible to their coworkers as possible by utilizing high-visibility apparel. High-visibility work clothing has become as integral a part of personal protective equipment as a hard hat or safety glasses. Construction sights, rail transportation, airports and warehouses are just a few examples of industries that have taken advanta... [ read more ]