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Wholesale Blank Clothing for Printing: How to Choose the Best Brand for Screenprinting

Wholesale Blank Clothing for Printing: How to Choose the Best Brand for Screenprinting

Posted: October 11, 2021 |

Screenprinting is a cost-effective method of producing high-quality custom apparel that meets your needs and exceeds your customers’ expectations. Whether you are running a large-scale print shop or just making some tees in your basement, though, one thing remains certain: Using quality blank clothing is essential.  Source: fizkes/Shutterstock.com Whether you are shopping for wholesale t-shirts, hats, sweatshirts, or any other type of blank apparel, you need products that will yield qua... [ read more ]

How to Ice Tie Dye

How to Ice Tie Dye

Posted: October 6, 2021 |

Tie dye has been around for thousands of years, and it is a look that never goes out of style. Since the 1960s, tie dye shirts have been a staple of American wardrobes, but the art of customizing shirts with vibrant colors and patterns has seen an enormous resurgence in popularity since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. As people sought creative ways to keep themselves busy while in lockdown, retailers could barely keep tie dye kits and white t shirts for tie dye in stock.  Chances a... [ read more ]

7 Things to Tie Dye Besides Shirts: Sweatpants, Hats, and More

7 Things to Tie Dye Besides Shirts: Sweatpants, Hats, and More

Posted: September 29, 2021 |

Just about everyone has tried their hand at tie dye at least once. It is one of those timeless craft projects that never loses its appeal or goes out of style. While making tie dye shirts is the classic option, there are way more things to dye than just tees. And if you have already mastered the art of transforming bulk wholesale t-shirts into one-of-a-kind pieces of wearable art, you will have no trouble learn how to dye other things. If you are in search of inspiration, keep reading to discove... [ read more ]

Can You Tie Dye a Shirt Twice?

Can You Tie Dye a Shirt Twice?

Posted: September 28, 2021 |

Are you tired of traditional tie dye and looking for a way of spicing things up? Or do you have tie dyed shirts that did not turn out quite right? Whatever the case may be, you have likely wondered how to take your creations to the next level. And learning how to redye a shirt is a great way to do just that. By tie dyeing the same shirt twice, you can cover up mistakes and create incredible one-of-a-kind designs you have to see to believe. Learning how to redye shirts up a whole world of new pos... [ read more ]

Can You Tie Dye a Colored Shirt?

Posted: September 23, 2021 |

It seems like plain white tees get all the love when it comes to blank clothing for tie dye. You may have wondered, though, if it’s possible to tie dye colored shirts. Or even black ones. Whether you are looking for ways to upcycle old apparel or you are just trying to figure out a way to put a new twist on a class project, you will likely be happy to learn that, yes, you can tie dye a colored or black shirt. With the proper technique, it is possible to dye shirts of any color imaginable. Ther... [ read more ]

How to Tie Dye a Baby Onesie

How to Tie Dye a Baby Onesie

Posted: August 23, 2021 |

When it comes to fashion-forward tie-dyed clothing, why should grownups get to have all the fun? If you are looking for an awesome way to add a pop of color to your little one’s wardrobe or you’re searching for the perfect do-it-yourself baby shower gift for a fun new mom, you can’t go wrong with tie dye. Tie dyeing is also a great way to breathe new life into those food-stained onesies that have gotten shoved to the back of your child’s dresser. Whether you are a DIY-aficionado or... [ read more ]

Sublimation vs. DTG (Direct-to-Garment) Printing

Sublimation vs. DTG (Direct-to-Garment) Printing

Posted: August 13, 2021 |

As the owner of a small garment customization business, there are several printing techniques from which to choose. Whether you are just getting started and looking for the most budget-friendly method or you are thinking about investing in new equipment to take your business to the next level, two of the methods you’ll need to consider are sublimation and direct-to-garment (DTG) printing. These techniques are quickly growing in popularity and can help you increase production without sacrificin... [ read more ]

How to Keep Shirts from Shrinking

How to Keep Shirts from Shrinking

Posted: August 2, 2021 |

Few things are worse than pulling a child’s t-shirt out of the dryer only to remember that you don’t have kids and the tiny tee you’re holding used to be your favorite shirt. We’ve all been there, though. So while this situation is frustrating, it’s far from uncommon.  Source: Stock-Asso/Shutterstock.com If you have ever wondered why wardrobe staples like plain sweatshirts and t-shirts tend to shrink after a trip through the washer and dryer, the answer is more straightforward tha... [ read more ]

The Ultimate How-to Guide to Starting a T-Shirt Business

The Ultimate How-to Guide to Starting a T-Shirt Business

Posted: July 20, 2021 |

Over the past few years, the t-shirt printing industry has shown substantial and continual growth. The global market for custom t-shirt printing had an estimated value of $3.64 billion, and it is expected to expand at an annual growth rate of 9.7 percent from 2021 until 2028. With such rapid and substantial growth projected over the next few years, there are plenty of business opportunities in the t-shirt industry.  Whether you are an artist, entrepreneur or just someone who is looking... [ read more ]

6 T-Shirt Crafts and Upcycling Ideas to Try

6 T-Shirt Crafts and Upcycling Ideas to Try

Posted: June 22, 2021 |

T-shirts are undeniably awesome. They are comfortable, stylish, and affordable and, with proper care, they can withstand a lot of use. Nothing lasts forever, though, and even top-quality shirts can suffer from stains, snags, and other issues that make them unwearable. When you have old shirts you no longer wear cluttering up your closet, you are faced with a dilemma. It feels wrong (and wasteful) to just throw an old shirt in the trash, even if it is no longer wearable in its current sta... [ read more ]