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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 ]

How to Tie Dye a Hat

Posted: June 14, 2021 |

Tie dye never goes out of style. It’s always a solid style choice, but, sometimes, the funky designs are more popular than others. Right now, tie dye is having a huge moment, largely due to the sheer number of people who took up the hobby as a means of busting boredom in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic. For lots of folks, though, dying bulk wholesale t-shirts isn’t as much fun as it used to be.  Source: Dani Simmonds/Shutterstock.com If you are tired of making tie dye shirts, ... [ read more ]

Best Fabrics for Screen Printing

Best Fabrics for Screen Printing

Posted: June 10, 2021 |

Whether you are launching a t-shirt business or designing hats to give away as holiday gifts, understanding the best fabrics for screen printing is important. While one of the great things about screen printing is its versatility and the ability to customize a wide range of fabrics, some work much better than others. Choosing the right fabric for your project ensures a favorable outcome and takes the frustration out of customizing apparel and accessories. Keep reading to learn more about the bes... [ read more ]

How to Reverse Tie Dye: Your Ultimate Guide

How to Reverse Tie Dye: Your Ultimate Guide

Posted: May 18, 2021 |

Whether you have been spending way too much time cooped up at home because of COVID-19 and need a new hobby to pass the time, are searching for a fun weekend project to do with your kids or are trying to come up with a new product to sell in-store or online, there are plenty of options to choose from. Garment customization is one of the best, though. Learning various techniques for customizing garments allows you to make one-of-a-kind creations that are perfect to wear, give as gifts or ev... [ read more ]

How to Make Custom Hats

How to Make Custom Hats

Posted: May 11, 2021 |

In the world of garment customization, wholesale t-shirts tend to get all the love. They certainly are not the only blank canvases just waiting for customization, though! Whether you are thinking about starting a business, looking for a new way to express your creative side or trying to make a one-of-a-kind gift for a friend or loved one, making custom hats is a great option.  Source: AlexandrBognat/Shutterstock.com Hats are always in style, and even people who do not wear them every single... [ read more ]

Wet vs. Dry Tie Dye: Which One Is Better?

Wet vs. Dry Tie Dye: Which One Is Better?

Posted: May 1, 2021 |

If you are one of the many people who the tie dye bug has recently bitten, you have undoubtedly seen several different methods and techniques for dyeing various garments and household textiles. One of the big questions, though, is whether you should dye wet shirts or dry. It seems like just about everyone has a strong preference for one or the other, but figuring out which method truly reigns supreme can be tricky.  Source: Nancy Bauer/Shutterstock.com Whether you are making tie dye shirts ... [ read more ]

Your Guide to the Best – and Worst – Fabrics for Tie Dye

Your Guide to the Best – and Worst – Fabrics for Tie Dye

Posted: April 14, 2021 |

Tie dyeing shirts is a fun summertime project that never goes out of style. With countless color combos to choose from, you could make hundreds of shirts and not have any that look exactly alike. And that is only part of the fun! Whether you are making shirts for yourself or designing them to sell or give as gifts, making tie-dyed shirts is a fun and carefree way to express your creativity and brighten up your – or someone else’s – wardrobe.  Before you stock up on wholesale t-shir... [ read more ]

Sublimation vs. Screen Printing: Understanding the Differences

Sublimation vs. Screen Printing: Understanding the Differences

Posted: April 6, 2021 |

In the world of garment customization, there are lots of techniques to choose from. Two of the most popular, however, are sublimation and screen printing. Both options yield visually appealing results and offer numerous other benefits depending on your application. If you are trying to decide between sublimation and screen printing, keep reading to learn more about the processes and gain an understanding of their differences.                         Sublimation and Scree... [ read more ]

3 Best Tie Dye Color Combos

Posted: March 31, 2021 |

Whether you are a newbie or a seasoned pro, one of the great things about tie dyeing is that there are no limits in terms of what you can create. From popular tie dye color combos in swirl patterns to unique pairings in one-of-a-kind designs, it is amazing just how many things you can create with bulk wholesale t-shirts, fabric dye, rubber bands, and a bit of creativity.  Making Your Own Tie Dye? Check Out Our Wholesale Blank T-Shirts As boredom ramped up during the early months of COVID ... [ read more ]