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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 ]

How to Print Designs on Shirts, Hoodies and More

How to Print Designs on Shirts, Hoodies and More

Posted: October 1, 2020 |

Whether you’re trying to promote a business or make the perfect gift for your BFF, there is always a great reason to print your own custom t-shirt. Sure, you could go online, place an order and have your shirt printed by another company, but where’s the fun in that? Once you learn how to print designs on shirts yourself, you can save yourself a bundle of cash and create your own custom tees, hoodies and more without waiting for another company to deliver the finished product. Ready to get st... [ read more ]

How to Print a Picture on a Shirt – The How-to Guide

How to Print a Picture on a Shirt – The How-to Guide

Posted: September 15, 2020 |

Whether you are customizing blank t-shirts for personal use, personalizing wholesale hoodies for your business or working on any other type of apparel decorating project, there are all sorts of options. You can tie-dye light-colored fabrics to give them a vibrant new look, add words or designs cut from heat transfer vinyl or try your hand at screen printing just about any type of design you can imagine. One especially fun project, though, is adding pictures to shirts.  When it comes to... [ read more ]

Retail vs. Contract Screen Printing: What Is Contract Screen Printing?

Posted: September 10, 2020 |

If you are in the screen printing business–or are thinking about entering it–you’ve undoubtedly heard of both retail and contract screen printing. Retail and contract printing are the two major types of screen printing, and it’s important to understand what each is. Whether you’re customizing blank t-shirts, wholesale hoodies or even working on screen printing of light-emitting devices, both options offer both benefits and drawbacks. Determining which option is right for your business ... [ read more ]

Logo Placement on Shirts: Creating the Perfect Design

Logo Placement on Shirts: Creating the Perfect Design

Posted: September 5, 2020 |

Whether you offer screen printing, embroidery or any other type of garment customization service, you’ve no doubt spent a lot of time stressing over the placement of a design. You’ve probably faced this dilemma many times even if you only customize clothing as a hobby. You don’t want to place the design too high, too low, too far to the left or too far to the right. You also want to avoid crooked image placement, too. And sometimes, even when things look totally right, they turn out all wr... [ read more ]

How to Design T-Shirts: 7 Easy Ways to Customize a Shirt

How to Design T-Shirts: 7 Easy Ways to Customize a Shirt

Posted: August 13, 2020 |

There are all sorts of reasons why you might want to customize a shirt. Maybe you are thinking about buying cheap bulk t-shirts, customizing them and then reselling them. Or perhaps you have a bunch of old tees in your closet that are stained, ripped or otherwise in desperate need of a second life. You might even be thinking about customizing shirts to use as promotional items for your business, organization or event.  Whatever the case may be, there are just as many ways to customize ... [ read more ]