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You Design It TV

Posted on 18 September 2009 by Shaun

Just recently You Design It, a site where you can design t-shirts, has launched a new site dedicated to t-shirt related videos. You Design It TV offers information related to t-shirt printing, clothing lines, tutorials, and much more. It is their hope that they can become the one stop location for t-shirt videos!
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Your First Printing Experience: How to Prepare

Posted on 26 March 2009 by Shaun

We will walk you through the process of your first print and bring up any “did you knows?” Continue Reading

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WatchTeeV

Posted on 06 February 2009 by Shaun

TheArtOfApparel would like to present our newest project…WatchTeeV.com! I have been working on this idea for a while and will be developing it much more in the future Continue Reading

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Color Separating Complex Gradients by Heavy Prints

Posted on 24 January 2009 by Shaun

Soon I will be talking more about the print process, and how to find a good printer and make sure that they like printing for you and your company… Continue Reading

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Hoodie Templates

Posted on 20 December 2008 by Shaun

So if you do not know who GoMedia is then you need to get in the game and do some homework…for those of you who do know of them then you know that the quality Continue Reading

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The Science of Relabeling

Posted on 07 December 2008 by Shaun

A few days ago I posted some info on registering your brand and some things to look into when doing so. Continue Reading

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Fuel For Design

Posted on 24 November 2008 by Shaun

Ok so it has been longer then I would have liked since the last post so I apologize to my readers. I have been traveling around for both business and vacation and have loved it. Continue Reading

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Designing with Halftones

Posted on 04 November 2008 by Shaun

Ok so before you start designing shirts for your line realize that you are somewhat limited with the amount of colors you can use. Continue Reading

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What shirts can I print on?

Posted on 29 October 2008 by Shaun

Ok so you have a basic idea of the printing methods and hopefully you have some inspiration and vision for your line…so now what do you do?
Before you really get into it you should be familiar with what resources and garments you have available to print on.  Here is a list of some blank apparel manufactures available for print. I am sure I missed some but these are some well known and not as popular brands you can look at.

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Here are my personal favorites along with the quality…

American Apparel         Most popular among indie clothing brands, I think its a little over rated
Alternative                   Pricey but great styles and quality
Tultex                          Best value for the money
Alstyle                         Good basic shirt to start with
Eternal                         Very high quality, high end type shirts

The ones marked with asterisks are some of the more used ones in the industry.

*Alstyle                         www.alstyle.com
*Alternative                   www.alternativeapparel.com
*American Apparel         www.americanapparel.net
*Anvil                             www.anvilknitwear.com
Apparel Whiz                 www.apparelwhiz.com
Article 1                        www.article1.net
A.S. Tees                       www.astees.com
Authentic Pigment         www.authenticpig.com
Ayers Rock                     www.ayersrock.co.uk
Bare                               www.bareapparel.com
Bay Island                      www.bayislandsportswear.com
Bella                              www.bella.com
Canvas                           www.bella.com/mens-clothing.html
Comfort Colors              www.dyehouse.com
Continental                    www.continentalclothing.com
Cygnus                           www.cygnussportswear.com
District Threads              www.districtthreads.com
Edun-Live                       www.edun-live.com
Eternal                            www.eternalapparel.net
*FruitOfTheLoom             www.fruit.com
*Gildan                            www.Gildan.com
*Hanes                             www.hanes.com
In Your Face                    www.inyourfaceapparel.com
Independent Trade Co.    www.independenttradingco.com
*Jerzees                            www.jerzees.com
Kavio                               www.kavio.com
*Next Level                      www.nextlevelapparel.com
Pacific Sports                   www.epacificsports.com
Pima                                www.pimaapparel.com
Royal                               www.royalapparel.net
Skinni Fit                         www.skinnifit.com
TQM Group                     www.tqmapparelgroup.com
*Tultex                            www.tultex.net

If you notice a brand I have missed please contact me and let me know!

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