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Brett Bowden: Why You Should Attend ThreadX

Know-It-All Brett Bowden talks about why you should attend the upcoming ThreadX conference.

Mis-Print Monday: Black Ink, Black Shirt. Simple, Right?

This “expectation vs. reality” example shows that this “simple” and “clever” concept is actually not so simple to achieve (and maybe not that clever?) We get a ton of requests to print black ink on a black shirt.  To achieve the effect, the following considerations must be taken into account: First, and most importantly, what…

ThreadX 2018

Finally… a conference designed for us by us.  ThreadX is for business owners and managers seeking insights on the current state of and the future of the decorated apparel industry.  Top-notch speakers, including Johnny Cupcakes!

Mis-Print Monday: Expectation vs. Reality: This is the last time I order anything from a third party seller on Amazon

This poor guy just wanted a t-shirt without a “left chest” duplicated on the back of the shirt… This is the last time I order anything from a third party seller on Amazon from ExpectationVsReality

Mis-Print Monday: Comic Sans in Famous Logos

Found this on Reddit and thought it just had to be shared here… Comics Sans in Famous Logos from graphic_design  

Field Trip to Printed Threads and The General Store

We recently took a field trip to Fort Worth, home of Printed Threads and The General Store.  Joined by my good buddy Paul Riva, Owner/Founder of Apparel Graphics in Oakdale, CA, we barely made our 5am flight out of SMF and in just a few hours we were picked up at Dallas Love Field by Brett and…

Mis-Print Monday: How T-Shirts are Designed

Sad to say, this may be true.

This is Only a Test… Print

A very special guest post from our friend Brett at Printed Threads: The garment industry has done a really great job of making shirts harder and harder to print on.  The ink industry is trying to keep up with them.  Dealing with dye migration on poly garments has become fairly easy because we are used…

Golden State Warriors 2017 NBA Champ T-Shirt

In case you hadn’t heard, the Golden State Warriors once again became NBA Champs last week.  With a hot-market printing contract in place we were tasked to print through the night and deliver upwards of 40k units within 24 hours.  So, when Game 5 came to an end last Monday with a Warriors win, the…

Web Wednesday: What it really means when a brand says it’s “Made in America”

“Made in America” is a highly relevant topic to our industry as well as a charged political issue.  This piece from Mic offers some explanation as to what it really means when a brand says it’s “Made in America”…

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