Author Archives: T-Shirt Labs

Manual or Automatic Screen Printing: What is More High Quality?

Automatic Screen Printing

Screen printing technology has been around for over a thousand years! But there’s something that’s newer: giant automatic screen printing machines. Automatic screen printing machines regularly print upwards of 500 shirts per hour. But does it come with the same quality? Let’s take a quick look at what’s better, automatic or manual screen printing. T-shirts […]

Is Direct to Garment Printing Better Than Screen Printing?

direct to garment printing

When it comes to printing custom t-shirts you hear about screen printing and direct to garment printing (sometimes called DTG or digital printing). But which one is better? In this article, we’ll tell you just a little bit about each, so you can see the situations where one might be better than the other. What […]

What Fonts Should You Use for Custom T-Shirts?

Custom T-Shirts

You want your custom t-shirts to stand out–in a good way! Bad typography can send the wrong message. Something can look scary when you want it to be funny, or goofy when you want a professional look. But font selection doesn’t have to be difficult! With a few basic points of orientation, you’ll be talking […]

How to Design Company Shirts & Skyrocket Sales

Company Shirts

When done well, a great company shirt boosts sales. They boost morale, create team cohesion, upgrade everyone’s style points and act like a walking billboard. When done poorly, a company shirt looks silly, stiff, or uncomfortable. Here’s how to design custom company shirts that fit your brand and skyrocket sales. Step 1: Know Your Brand […]

5 Reasons Shirt Embroidery Elevates Your Logo

shirt embroidery

Today’s custom embroidered shirts are an elevated way to promote your brand. Shirts come in a variety of fabrics from performance sport blends to long-sleeved and warm. Whatever you want, you’re sure to find the exact design you seek, in a material that can be embroidered. But what about the shirt embroidery itself? How does […]

The Benefits of Custom T-shirts for Employees

custom t-shirts for employees

T-shirts are nothing new, and neither is screen printing. But a growing trend is using cool custom screen printed t-shirts for your employees. In this article, we’ll take a quick look at the benefits to your business of outfitting your team in custom t-shirts. Bonus! Our designs go beyond casual. Read on to learn more. […]

Why Custom Embroidered Hats Work for Promotional Marketing

custom embroidered hats

Gaining a competitive edge in today’s marketplace takes creativity. You want your business to stand out in a memorable way, while maintaining a high degree of professionalism. For many businesses, promotional hats serve this exact need–an inexpensive way to boost brand recognition and bring in new customers. Here’s how. Custom Embroidered Hats Get Attention Hats […]

The Correct Way to Use Screen Print Tees for Branding

screen print tees

Screen print tees can help boost your business branding. But if you really want to make those custom t-shirts boom your business, here’s how to maximize impact. We’ve gathered some of the top tips for success with using custom t-shirts for business marketing. Include Your Team Screen-printed t-shirts can be comfy, casual, and even classy, […]

How to Implement Custom Promotional Products for Your Business

custom promotional products

Let’s say you’ve decided you want to use branded, promotional products to expand your business. Great idea! Custom promotional products can increase brand recognition and boost customer loyalty in a way which is also highly cost-effective. Promotional products translate into ROI!  So how do you get started? Here’s a 4-step plan for launching and growing […]

The Lowdown on the T-shirt Design Size Chart

t-shirt design size chart

Think you know the size you wear, only to order something that doesn’t fit? Or worse, you stock an entire inventory of shirts that don’t fit customers as expected. Customer service finds themselves overly busy and you’re stuck handling returns. T-shirt size charts are, indeed, notoriously inconsistent.  Fortunately, we know how to make sense of […]