The Basics of Screen Printing

Have you been inspired to create your own themed t-shirts as a fun family craft? Or are you a veteran printer looking to improve your skills? Read Clothing Shop Online’s various guides to screen printing. You’ll find below everything from screen printing tools, techniques, design insights, and even screen printing business insights.  Screen printing isContinue reading “The Basics of Screen Printing”

Tools That Every Screen Printer Should Have

While there are many styles and approaches to screen printing, you’ll need a handful of basic tools to produce a variety of designs. Screen-printing is a technique by which designs are reproduced by transferring ink through a stenciled, mesh screen onto a substrate. The technique is also sometimes referred to as silkscreen printing or serigraphy.Continue reading “Tools That Every Screen Printer Should Have”

Screen Print 101: Choosing The Right Ink

Ink can make or break a screen printing project. From plastisol to water-based, various inks perform differently over time under the pressures of heat and multiple washes. To complicate things further, various fabrics require specific inks to be used to ensure longevity or a particular design effect. Knowing which one to choose for your screenContinue reading “Screen Print 101: Choosing The Right Ink”

T-Shirts 101 – Basics of Buying Tees

Around the globe, the humble t-shirt has evolved into the cornerstone of most people’s wardrobes. As a result, printing on t-shirts and selling them online has become a popular choice for many entrepreneurs. How you choose what kind of t-shirt will suit your project remains a crucial first step to ensuring your clients receive aContinue reading “T-Shirts 101 – Basics of Buying Tees”

The Clothing Shop Online Screen Print Guide

Ready to get your screen printing business started? Clothing Shop Online has compiled the best tips and tricks in our screen printing guide. From gathering the right supplies to the best techniques for ink application, we’ve got all the information you need to get started with screen printing. Check out our easy to follow guidelines,Continue reading “The Clothing Shop Online Screen Print Guide”

5 Tips for Screenprinting on Tri-Blends

For many people, their favorite t-shirt is a tri-blend: extra soft and durable. Though slightly more expensive than a plain cotton t-shirt, tri-blends have taken closets by storm. However, screen-printing on tri-blends can be challenging. Created only in 2006, tri-blends typically consist of a 50-25-25 mix of polyester, rayon, and spun cotton. Tri-blends, though partiallyContinue reading “5 Tips for Screenprinting on Tri-Blends”

5 Tips for Screen Printing on Polyester

There’s no one-size-fits-all formula when it comes to choosing the kind of polyester on which you’d like to print. Various blends, from polyester/cotton to polyester/viscose, have different challenges when screen printing. Polyester, first introduced to the American public in 1952, is famous for its wrinkle resistance, durability, hypoallergenic qualities and its ability to wick moisture.Continue reading “5 Tips for Screen Printing on Polyester”

5 Tips for Screen Printing on Cotton

When choosing the best fabric for a screen printing project, it’s nearly impossible to beat 100% cotton. It’s easy to work with and tends to be suitable for most jobs. And, screen printing on cotton is less complex than printing on other options, including fleece, polyester, acrylic and blended fabrics. With cotton, the risk ofContinue reading “5 Tips for Screen Printing on Cotton”

7 Winning T-Shirt Graphics for Your Super Bowl Party

The Super Bowl is approaching and whether you’re hosting a party or heading to a friend’s house to watch the big game, you have an opportunity to express your love of the event. If you’re up for a quick and fun DIY project, Clothing Shop Online has gathered these seven awesome t-shirt graphics that youContinue reading “7 Winning T-Shirt Graphics for Your Super Bowl Party”

How to Design a T-Shirt Graphic from Start to Finish

How to Design a T-Shirt Graphic From Start to Finish Creating a custom apparel brand with your own designs can be exciting, however, the process is a bit more complex than using a drag-and-drop art file. For successful prints that will help your business turn a profit, you’ll need custom designs that will help yourContinue reading “How to Design a T-Shirt Graphic from Start to Finish”