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How to Do Sublimation – The Ultimate Guide

How to Do Sublimation – The Ultimate Guide

Posted: February 10, 2021 |

When it comes to garment customization, there are a lot of different methods and techniques. From iron-on transfers to screen printing, the job of adding images or text to fabric is done in several ways. One method becoming increasingly popular, however, is sublimation. Whether you are customizing blank hoodies to resell or making gifts for friends and loved ones, sublimation is a quick way to add designs to many different types of fabric. And, thanks to recent technological advancements,... [ read more ]

The Softest T-Shirt Material: Creating the Best Products for Your Customers

The Softest T-Shirt Material: Creating the Best Products for Your Customers

Posted: February 4, 2021 |

For most people, comfort is a very important thing. It makes life more enjoyable, and it is something most of us look for in where we live, in our diets and daily activities, and, of course, in the clothes we wear. As someone who runs a clothing business, you should know better than anyone that people are more likely to purchase non-restrictive garments that feel great against their skin.  Source: Roman Samborskyi/Shutterstock.com When it comes to t-shirt fabric, the softer the better. Fabr... [ read more ]

Direct to Garment vs. Screen Printing: Designing Shirts, Hoodies, and More

Direct to Garment vs. Screen Printing: Designing Shirts, Hoodies, and More

Posted: January 21, 2021 |

One of the first decisions designers need to make when starting a custom apparel business is how they will transfer their designs to plain hoodies, wholesale t-shirts and other garments and accessories. For many creative people, technical issues like figuring out which garment customization method is right for them can be a difficult and frustrating experience. There are several to choose from, and each has its own benefits and drawbacks.  Plain Hoodies Are Great for DTG and Screen Printing!... [ read more ]

How to Sell Clothes on Instagram

How to Sell Clothes on Instagram

Posted: January 13, 2021 |

When it comes to figuring out how to sell t-shirts online, there are plenty of options. You could build your own website from the ground up, sell using a platform like Shopify or—as many people are discovering—sell your products using social media. While Instagram was once mainly a place to show off photos, it has become an increasingly popular tool for those with entrepreneurial spirits.  Source: kudla/Shutterstock.com Whether you are just starting your business selling pocket t-shir... [ read more ]

How to Bleach Tie Dye a Sweatshirt and Sell for Profit

How to Bleach Tie Dye a Sweatshirt and Sell for Profit

Posted: December 7, 2020 |

Whether you are thinking about starting a business or just looking for ways to earn a bit of extra cash, customizing sweatshirts and hoodies is always a solid option. When you buy hoodies in bulk, your imagination is truly the only limitation. Hoodies and crewneck sweatshirts can be screen printed, embroidered, or even customized with iron-on vinyl transfers or fabric paint. If you are looking for a way to make completely one-of-a-kind garments, though, you can never go wrong with tie dye.  ... [ read more ]

How to Screen Print T-Shirts at Home

How to Screen Print T-Shirts at Home

Posted: November 17, 2020 |

One-of-a-kind gifts. Uniforms for your employees or team. Custom apparel for an organization. A new business venture. There are all sorts of things you can make once you’ve mastered the art of screen printing blank t-shirts. And you may be surprised to find out that the process is actually pretty simple and affordable. While you could spend a small fortune on state-of-the-art, professional-grade equipment and supplies, you can also start screen printing at home for less money than you pr... [ read more ]

How to Remove HTV from a Shirt

How to Remove HTV from a Shirt

Posted: November 9, 2020 |

Just about every designer has been there. You are working on a new design, finishing up an order for a customer or making a gift for a friend or loved one. You’re running out of time, so you are rushing through cutting and weeding your design, placing it on the shirt and pressing it. And after speeding through the project in record time, you hold up the shirt only to realize you made a mistake.  Source: Diego Diaz Piedra/Shutterstock.com While blank t-shirts are inexpensive, there is no n... [ read more ]

How to Remove Print from a Hoodie

Posted: October 28, 2020 |

Whether you have a comfy hoodie hanging in your closet you’d love way more without wording on it or you’re working on customizing bulk hoodies and made a mistake, removing print from a hooded sweatshirt is possible in most cases. The process can be tricky and takes up a bit of time, and the results are by no means guaranteed. But if the options are attempting to remove the print or throwing the shirt in the trash, what do you really have to lose?  Some types of lettering and designs are ... [ read more ]

How to Start an Apparel Company – The Ultimate Guide

How to Start an Apparel Company – The Ultimate Guide

Posted: October 14, 2020 |

Whether you’re sick of spending your working hours earning money for your boss and dream of having your own business, you’ve suffered financial hardships due to COVID-19 or you’re just thinking about trying something new, you may have considered starting your own apparel company. People always need clothes, and when you buy clothes in bulk for resale, you can turn a lucrative profit while fulfilling a need.  On the surface, starting a clothing line seems like a quick and easy way... [ read more ]

How to Sell T-Shirts Online for a Profit

Posted: October 6, 2020 |

Just about everyone loves t-shirts. The humble tee can be found in closets and dressers spanning the globe, and it is an apparel item that nearly every man, woman and child owns at least one of. As such, it only makes sense to consider selling them when you are thinking about starting a business. Whether you customize blank t-shirts and resell them, buy cheap shirts in bulk and sell them as-is or enlist the help of a print-on-demand company, it is certainly possible to turn a profit by starting ... [ read more ]