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  • Why some t shirts shrink more than others after 1st wash

    Have you ever been in a position where you brought a great new printed t shirt and realised that it shrunk after the first wash. Well folks we have all been in that position so here we will explain why t shirt shrink and some do not. Cotton has a natural property of shrinking more than other material like polyester etc but the question is really why some cotton t shirt shrink more than others. All t shirts are made more or less the same way in which they are knitted on a circular knitting machine like on a Fukuhara ...
  • Why at times printing t shirt works out cheaper in UK than sourcing from Asia

    There is a general perception that having bulk run of printed t shirt orders will work out cheaper if done in China or Asia than having it done in UK - well that is about to change. Yes before the cost of labor was always a main factor which brought the cost of printed t shirt down when running a production abroad but now with increased inflation, cost of labor and utilities going up abroad many companies are finding that printed t shirt done here in UK is working out cheaper. If one compares the cost of raw material like ...
  • Is long length printed t shirts fashion here to stay or will it die down

    Recently we have a huge surge in demand for long length t shirts with customers choosing their cool retro style urban designs on our range of long length t shirts. From our stocked stock range we offer long length t shirt which come in sizes from S to XL and we offer in the basic color range in white, heather and black. We offer these long length t shirt from prices of plain of £1.80 and you can have your logo printed from as little as £0.50 if you are planning to place a bulk order. The trend is ...
  • Which is the best brand of printed t shirt to buy for school kids

    If you are planning for kids printed t shirt for your school trip or just need printed tees for a kids event then we always get asked which is the best brand for kids tee. Well we thought we cover this in this session. If we take one step back and ask what is the best clothing for kids then we can come to obvious conclusion which is that kids need a soft cotton garment, durable in nature and finally manufactured in a facility which takes care of safety. We have many brands which includes fruit of the loom, ...
  • Star wars frenzy on custom t shirts

    With the anticipated film this Christmas the Star wars film is already making the buzz in all the hen and stag night t shirt. It seems everyone is just getting ready for the new film with kids and adults having it on their list as the must watch movie of the year. That is not all we thought we cover some of the funny designs we are getting orders for especially in the stag night area - below is a classic darth design with the stag event on the t shirt which we printed. Yes its the classic trooper ...
  • How to get t shirt printed all over

    How to get t shirt printed all over Have you ever wondered how some t shirts are printed all over i.e. meaning the whole t shirt is printed on the front and back plus the sleeve. Well rotary printing as its called is a printing method which many people have not heard of in UK primarily because the normal printing methods we are used to seeing and hearing in UK are transfer printing, screen or silk screen printing, sublimation or direct to garment printing. Ever since manufacturing has moved from UK to the Asia the whole industry of rotary printing ...
  • First Longer length t shirt now Long Length Sweatshirts

    First Longer length t shirt now Long Length Sweatshirts With our new range of long length t shirt which has seen its popularity grow over the past few months we are also offering the Long length Sweatshirts which is the new fashion craze. This Style of wear features any regular Sweatshirt/T-Shirt with a much longer torso. Ideal for informal wear but we had many orders where customers are wanting their designs on these kind of garments . Due to the origins beginning in America and due to the immense popularity, the Long length style soon found its way over ...
  • Sublimation Printing is trending- All you need to know about

    Sublimation is a scientific term that actually denotes heat transfer. The graphic industry today has today revolutionized the printing world and have come out with astonishing techniques amongst which sublimation is one. Sublimation technique is trending today and is even replacing well known traditional methods like screen printing due to the fact that it is cost effective and a flexible approach. The process of sublimation uses heat to transfer dye to materials like plastic, cards or even garments in varying fabrics. The gases when combine with the underlying fiber, which is generally polyester imprints the design or image in the ...
  • How camouflage pattern artwork are printed on to t shirts

    How to print those camouflage patterned design on tees Recently with development in better and newer ways to personalize t shirts more and more brands are getting collection of t shirt with these patterned designs of camo prints. Its always a question how are they printed since they do not look or feel like screen print and certainly do not look like sublimation but the answer lay in the new vinyl material that are hitting the market for garment decorators. These new vinyl material are in all kind of animal skin patterns which can be easily cad cut during your ...
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  • Tubular T-Shirts and the creativity in printing on the side of the t shirt

    Printing on T-shirts has been popular for several years, there are multiple reasons why designs are printed on T-shirts: Brand Logos, simple designs, pop culture, text, the list goes on, however the location of the designs are typically on the front and/or back of the T-shirt. This limitation has been lifted due to the production of tubular T-shirts, this specific type of T-shirt does not have side seams which allows designs to be printed on the side of T-shirts. Complex designs can now be wrapped around the side of T-shirts which in turn have now opened up different types ...
  • How we do achieve distress print on t shirt

    We always get asked this question is how the distressed print achieved? - well folks its all in the artwork and no change in the printing steps. When it comes to distressed or getting a cool vintage look design then firstly the print option it to have it screen printed - so you can have this on t shirt, hoodies etc. There are number of ways of getting a distressed look in your artwork i.e. First easy way would be in Adobe Photoshop to apply a filter to give that distress look or alternatively you can apply a distress ...
  • Bringing fashion to hi visibility vests with more colour options - touching new beights with YOKO bests

    Hi-Vis Jackets are used by those who work in hazardous and dark environments, the reflective strips on the fluorescent colours provide excellent visibility even in the darkest of environment. However companies now have a great variety of products to choose from ranging from trousers, jackets and vests. these are available in bright colours such as Orange, Yellow, Pink and Green. companies also have the choice to have the company logo and slogan printed on the clothe. Recently Sara Hendrichs decided that the are not enough fashion options for cyclist who want to be safe while riding in the dark. She ...
  • Do printed t shirt for promotional have more of an impact than doing promo pens?

    When a company or an individual for that matter is deciding for a promotional campaign the first thing come to mind is what is the cheapest and best way to get my message across. Well here we look at the pros and cons and then decide which is the best of either going for a printed t shirt with your message or a pen with your message. One things is for sure going down the pen route will be a lot cheaper than a t shirt run but in the long term you will find that a printed t ...
  • Why some printed t shirt cause allergies on kids

    There is a whole awareness lately why some printed t shirt for school events creates a skin allergy on some kids while others do not so we through it might be good to cover why ensuring your printer is using the right kind of inks when printing your t shirt. Phthalates is a chemical used in plastics and many other products like plastisol inks used by screen printers. Phthalates are a group of chemicals used to soften and increase the flexibility of plastic and vinyl. Polyvinyl chloride is made softer and more flexible by the addition of phthalates. Phthalates ...
  • Tips on getting the lowest and cheapest printed t shirt quote

    We always get asked to quote the cheapest possible quote so we thought we cover things on costing so people can understand how to get the lowest quote when it comes to personalized t shirts. First thing to the lowest quote is to get the cheapest possible price on t shirt - now white t shirts are cheaper than colours and the price for plain and white colored t shirt is around 20p different so if you are ordering in 100's then that would made a big difference in cost. Secondly white t shirts are also cheaper to print ...
  • Why printing on polypropylene tote bags is not as good as printing on cotton totes

    If you are planning for tote bags this year for your promotion, shop or exhibition use then it's important to realize that tote bags come in 2 fabrications. The classic is the 100% cotton woven fabric tote bag which is by far the most popular and when it comes to printing on since the result is must better. The cotton woven fabric has a very nice smooth surface making it ideal for single and multi colour screen printing. However over the past few years another material has become available in the market which is a synthetic made from plastic ...