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Dictator Tees Rollin’ Off The Press

A shot of one of the 7,000 + tees we just printed for the new Dictator movie. Be on the lookout for the onesies they're getting ready to put to press.  Yes...onesies!

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Screen-Printing Jargon – A Guide To A Screen-printer’s Vocabulary

Screen-printing jargon is a vocabulary in and of itself.  As with any other industry, the screen-printing industry is wrought with its own, sometimes-confusing terms. As well, with any industry, it becomes somewhat important to know what these terms mean. Here’s a short list of some of the terms we use to help us feel special. ;) SCREEN - Pretty straightforward, don’t you think? Looks just like a window screen, only a little tighter. This is what the ink travels through to get onto the garment. MESH – The mesh refers to the screen itself and how tightly woven it is. The higher the mesh...

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Lakers vs Clippers…we’re hopeful

A Lakers vs. Clippers is a match-up that we're hopeful for.

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Designing For A Tee Shirt

Designing specifically for a tee shirt presents its own challenges to everyone involved.  Regardless of what kind of tee you’re printing on or whom you’re printing with, if you’ve ever done this before or if this is your first time – there are some things to keep in mind that will help you come out with a better looking product. To start, it’s important to remember a few things and keep them in mind during the entire design process.  Aside from the normal things we always think about (like who’s your demographic, where are these being sold, what’s the message, etc,), it’s important...

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The Importance of Proper Purchase Orders

A few posts ago, we took you through the screen-printing process the "right" way.  There were a few steps in there that could have their own posts unto themselves aaaaaaaand, this is the first of those.  Let's talk about the purchase order. For whatever psychological reason(s) that may exist as to why some of us are clean and some of us are sloppy is completely irrelevant.  The only thing that matters here is the fact that you want to spend a good chunk of money on producing a large chunk of goods and you don't want to have to do it twice, right?  Right.  Nobody wants to be out their hard...

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Expanding Once Again

With the addition of our new Anatol Vindicator oversized machine just last week, we thought it would be fun to add a few more pieces of hardware to our arsenal.  Here's a shot of our dedicated label machine.  It's not like we couldn't do labels on any one of our other machines but having this little bad boy will free those big machines up to handle all the fun stuff we do for you guys with a little more speed.

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