Hanes is Saving our planet with their EcoSmart Collection

August 19, 2020 |  Post by: Laken

2020 is a year in which we all must look towards the future and do our part to protect that future. From recycling to limiting our waste of essential resources, most of us try to do our part on a daily basis. But did you know that you can do even more with no extra …

DIY Tie-Dye like it’s 2020

April 13, 2020 |  Post by: Laken

When you think about Tie-Dye you probably think Woodstock hippies and psychedelia. Tie-Dye has been around for many decades but first rose to enormous popularity in the late 1960’s. This was due in part to iconic rock legends like Janice Joplin and the Grateful Dead. Although tie-dye clothing has remained throughout the years, 2020 marks …

Start An Online T-Shirt Business From Home

March 23, 2020 |  Post by: Laken

In the midst of this corona virus outbreak, most of us are practicing responsible self-quarantining. Although it takes no effort to glue yourself to the couch, many of us are getting a bit stir-crazy. Those of us who are not introverts are having a hard time figuring out how to spend our time. So between …

Screen Printing vs. Iron On Transfers for T-Shirts

March 29, 2019 |  Post by: Rob The T-shirt Guy

Choosing iron-on transfers or screen-printing is a key decision for decorative t-shirt professionals when they receive an order. Size of order, durability, details required, color hues, overlapping, and labor costs are all important factors when choosing between heat transfer and screen printing.   The choice between using transfer paper or screen-printing was at one time …

Spring Fashion Trends in 2019

March 21, 2019 |  Post by: Rob The T-shirt Guy

Throwbacks are common on the runways of Fashion Week, and 2019 is no exception. Fashion trends for Spring 2019 includes new designs of old trends highlighted with invigorating, engaging colors.   On the Spring 2019 runways of Fashion Week, throwbacks include hippie attire in the form of tie-dye, which features bright new colors using a …

The Best Green T-Shirts for St. Patrick’s Day

March 15, 2019 |  Post by: Rob The T-shirt Guy

Once an ethnic commemoration celebrating Irish roots, St. Patrick’s Day has evolved into a top ten spending holiday in the US. The 2018 figures from the National Retail Federation predicted St. Patty’s Day spending would hit $5.9 billion, directly behind Halloween in holiday related retail purchases.   Predictions are highlighting continued explosive retail spending growth …

What You’ll Need to Start Your Own Screen Printing Business

January 25, 2019 |  Post by: Rob The T-shirt Guy

It can seem too much to handle. Running a screen printing business not only requires a highly technical skill set and an unwavering commitment to unbridled creativity, but it also requires a substantial investment in numerous pieces of expensive screen printing equipment. Although a screen printing business can appear stacked wall-to-wall with machinery, you actually …

Which Sell Better: Plain T-Shirts VS. Printed T-Shirts

September 14, 2018 |  Post by: Rob The T-shirt Guy

It is a debate that continues to fascinate small business retailers: Which sells better: plain t-shirts or printed t-shirts. School administrators and company managers understand why buying printed and plain t-shirts in bulk maximizes the bottom line.   Plain vs. Printed T-Shirts   The more t-shirts you buy, the lower price you pay for each …

How To Find The Best Bulk T-Shirts For Screen Printing

August 24, 2018 |  Post by: Rob The T-shirt Guy

Purchasing the best bulk t-shirts for screen printing represents a cost-effective way for high schools, small businesses, and charitable organizations to save money allocated for promotional purposes. Many manufacturers offer shirts at wholesale prices directly to buyers that need dozens of blank t-shirts for screen printing. The question is not whether to buy blank t-shirts, …

How To Choose The Best Blank T-Shirt For Printing

August 3, 2018 |  Post by: Rob The T-shirt Guy

To each, his or her own is the prevalent philosophy when it comes to choosing the best blank t-shirt for printing. After all, we all have different fashion tastes and tolerance for varying degrees of fabric feel.   Some of us like the incredibly soft feel of ring spun combed 100%  cotton, while other t-shirt …