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4 Things to Consider When Ordering Corporate Apparel

Posted by Sharprint Associated Press on Wed, Feb, 13, 2013 @ 13:02 PM

The following is an excerpt from Sharprint's popular guide "Beginner's Guide to Company Apparel". For more expert tips on company apparel and uniforms, be sure to check out the full guide.

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Topics: promotional apparel, t-shirts, company t-shirts

[Video] Printing T-Shirts Dark & Teelicious Style

Posted by Tara Zanzig on Thu, Jan, 31, 2013 @ 09:01 AM

Screen printing t-shirts is quite a remarkable process. You know the drill when communicating with your sales insider or working out the final nuances with a pre-press artist—however, the real magic happens after all details have been approved and the job goes into production.

Each and every shirt delivered to our dock is counted in by hand and shelved until press time. Meanwhile, film is produced, screens are burned, and ink is mixed. When the production day arrives, the shirts are staged as the printers set up the screens. Once the print team has all the print colors aligned, the shirts are printed, but the journey doesn't end there. 

The QC (quality control) department puts another set of eyes on the shirt to triple check quality and accuracy before passing them to next department for heat pressing, embroidery, or other application. The t-shirts then make their way to the finishing department for folding, bagging, tagging, finishing touches or special pack out with a final QC before boxing.

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Topics: T-Shirt Printing, t-shirts, printed t-shirts

Are Your Company T-Shirts Promoting Your Business?

Posted by Sharprint Associated Press on Mon, Dec, 10, 2012 @ 09:12 AM

T-shirts may be considered an old-school type of garment, but they can offer many benefits when it comes to promoting your business. Whether you’ve realized it or not, clothing makes a statement, and a t-shirt worn in a crowded environment such as a restaurant, university campus, sports stadium or community event can add personality to your brand; and even generate valuable business. Effective t-shirt marketing, however, requires use of effective business t-shirt printing techniques

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Topics: promotional apparel, t-shirts, company t-shirts

The Basics of Printing Custom Made T-shirts

Posted by Sharprint Associated Press on Mon, Sep, 10, 2012 @ 14:09 PM

Custom made t-shirts might seem incredibly simple, but there are actually quite a few moving parts that go into the process. Since ordering a selection of custom designed t-shirts is supposed to deliver exactly what you want, maintaining a large number of options is absolutely key. Read on to discover three very important basics when ordering your custom made t-shirts.

Choose Your Design

Designing your t-shirts is one of the most basic and straightforward parts of the t-shirt design process. It is important that you never lose sight of the fact that these shirts are intended to be worn and be representative of your brand or group. Your custom t-shirts should make a statement to anyone looking at them, and it should be of little surprise that design is one of the most essential components. The overall look and feel of your shirts should be something that represents your group or organization correctly.

A number of things can be included in the overall design of the shirt, including both the logo and the color style of the shirt itself. As you work to design a shirt that meets all of your needs, you may want to keep in mind specific examples of custom made t-shirts you’ve seen elsewhere. It’s also important that you consult with your custom designer to ensure the proper specifications are in place when finalizing your design.

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Topics: embroidery, screen printing, t-shirts, digital printing, custom made t-shirts

The Advantages of Digital Printing T-Shirts

Posted by Sharprint Associated Press on Wed, Jun, 20, 2012 @ 13:06 PM

Digital printing t-shirts, a new type of t-shirt printing that offers an alternative to the traditional screen printing method, is a surefire way to create custom designed t-shirts that represent your business in the best way possible. Even better, digital printing t-shirts will ensure that your custom designed t-shirts are produced efficiently both in terms of time and money.


This technique also gives your business more flexibility with being able to produce variations of the same shirt, and it also allows for a higher resolution and overall quality in the design of your shirts. Read on to learn four advantages that might just make digital printing t-shirts the perfect option for your business.

Quality

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Topics: t-shirts, digital printing, digital printing t-shirts

T-shirt's Voice

Posted by Maureen Alfonso on Wed, Jan, 04, 2012 @ 11:01 AM

Jenny Holzer is one of the icons of Post-Modern art. Since the 1970s, Holzer has been working in an unconventional medium, text. If one wasn’t familiar with Post-Modern art, he/she could easily see one of her works and not recognize it as art. Her works take form on virtually every substrate imaginable, everything from marques to condoms and from projections on the facades of high rise buildings to simple printed books. One of her mediums she’s been known to employ over the years to proliferate her subversive messages is the tee shirt.

Holzer is most known for one liner-like statements that are meant to elicit debate internal or otherwise. These texts are generally presented in very simple sans serif font in simple colors (usually white on black or vice versa). They are almost always level, no dressing, and at their most indulgent, scroll across an LED screen or the like. Her tees are in this vein.

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Topics: Jake Saunders, t-shirts, sharprint, graphic tees, art, tees, tshirts

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