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Custom Clothing

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Bob Clayton, Jul 14, 2004.


  1. Bob Clayton

    Bob Clayton Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2001
    Philly Suburbs
    does anyone know of a site that you can design your own logos and stuff for shirts, hats etc?
     
  2. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    If you have a logo or something to upload you can open a cafepress store and buy one from yourself. There are some serious restrictions, but it's really cheap anyway. you can even get a thong.

    take a look:

    http://www.cafeshops.com/blisshead


    A guitarist friend and I are in a race to sell the first thong. So far we both are at zero thongs.
     
  3. Bob Clayton

    Bob Clayton Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2001
    Philly Suburbs
    what are the restrictions?
     
  4. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    Just that the images can only be certain sizes, they only have a few colors of clothing, usually white and grey, etc.
     
  5. If you're talking about that plasticy-stuff, i don't know. BUt if you want small little logos, like the moose for Abercrombie, or the Eagle for American Eagle, There are sewing machines with computers that could do that for you. :meh:
     
  6. Bob Clayton

    Bob Clayton Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2001
    Philly Suburbs
    oh ok, thats fine...

    thinking of you- i don't want the embroidered things
     
  7. Yeah I didn't think so... :D

    Im thinking of opening one of those cafeshop stores. :smug:
     
  8. vbass

    vbass

    May 7, 2004
    Bay Area, CA
    How many shirts are you making? If it's just a one off then cafeshop is prolly best, but if you're making 10 or more shirts then a lot of times local shops are cheaper than that place.
     
  9. Joey3313

    Joey3313

    Nov 28, 2003
    Probably the same as other thongs.
     
  10. vbass

    vbass

    May 7, 2004
    Bay Area, CA
    HAHA!
     
  11. aw man, you don' have XXXL!

    :rollno: :( :bawl:

    :eek: :bag:
     
  12. Bob Clayton

    Bob Clayton Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2001
    Philly Suburbs
    i win. just sold two.

    :)
     
  13. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    DAMN YOU!!


    wait, your mom doesn't count, it has to be a stranger. ;) ;)
     
  14. Josh Ryan

    Josh Ryan - that dog won't hunt, Monsignor. Supporting Member

    Mar 24, 2001
    No grape smuggler for you!!!
     
  15. Trevorus

    Trevorus

    Oct 18, 2002
    Urbana, IL
    we went with a local shop for my band, and we just had black lettering on back, little logo on the front, and it cost us 4.50 a shirt at 50 shirts, delivered the next day.
     
  16. Aaron Saunders

    Aaron Saunders

    Apr 27, 2002
    Ontario
    My brother had a fairly large cafepress store that sold stuff for the Ryerson Theatre School, and then had a bunch of hoodies made to order locally.
     
  17. Joe Turski

    Joe Turski

    Jul 29, 2003
    Connecticut
    m
    There are tons of different places to get this done on the net.
    http://www.google.com/search?sourceid=navclient&q=custom+shirts

    If you want many things made, I agree with vbass. Find a local shirt shop and have them do it. Most will charge a one time fee of $50 to $80 for a design set up per design. Then the more shrits (or clothing) you buy, the cheaper it is.

    If you get it done locally, have them do one shirt first with one company, say, fruit of the loom, wear it for a month. Give it the stress test. If it starts to fade and looks old quickly, find a different kind of shirt....like Hanes, or ?????.

    Remember, the more detail you want on your clothing, like how many colors, front & back printing, is going to be more expensive.
     
  18. Bob Clayton

    Bob Clayton Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 14, 2001
    Philly Suburbs
    a local band is mad at us now because we sell thongs too..

    because they were the "first" to sell band thongs