FAQ

What services do you offer?

We currently offer screen printing on shirts and other garments using up to four spot colors.

What can you print on?

We can print on a number of items. Some of these items are tee-shirts, hoodies, tank tops, sweaters, and printable cloth materials.

What do you base your pricing on?

Pricing is based on various factors including: the number and size of garments ordered, the number of print locations on the garment, the number of colors being used, and what brand and style of garment is being used.

Is there a design fee?

Generally unless a design is complicated and will take more than half an hour to complete there is no design fee.

Can I mix garment colors?

Yes you can. However, if an ink color change is required there will be a $15 fee.

Turnaround time?

Our standard turnaround time from proof approval and upon receiving a 50% deposit is typically 7-10 business days.

Do you provide art mockups?

Yes. Before printing you will receive art mockups for your approval. Be sure to review your proof for misspellings, placement of design on shirt, as well as colors.

Prepare Your Art

All files must be at least 300 ppi or Vector Format. If your file is not 300 ppi, you cannot just increase the resolution of the file. This is called "upsampling" and will result in a blurry image. If you are creating your file in Adobe Illustrator or another Vector-based software, just size your image to the size you want it to print

Please Note: 3 or more color changes is no longer considered the same design!

Half Tones: Please allow us to halftone the images for you. If we do not control the halftones, we cannot guarantee the quality of the print. We do understand that some designs are complex and will require separation fees, as a client you may be inclined to try to separate or halftone the image yourself to try to keep your cost as low as possible. Unfortunately this does not work. Our computers in the art department are calibrated to set the halftones specifically for the films and screens that we use for printing. Often times if you try to separate or halftone the image yourself it may cause more art charges than you would have originally incurred.

Accepted File Types

We accept the following File Types:

  • Illustrator (.AI)
  • Vector (.EPS)
  • Photoshop (.PSD)
  • PDF
  • JPEG
  • TIFF

We prefer .AI or .EPS files first because Vector images can be scaled without affecting quality. We prefer .PSD or .PDF second & .JPG or .TIFF last.

 

Size Your Design

Your design should be sized to the size it should be printed. If you want your print to be 10" wide, please be sure the actual design within the file is 10" wide, not just the background of your design file.

Convert Your Text to Outlines

If you are creating your file in Adobe Illustrator, you will need to choose "Create Outlines" on all your text. This allows us to open the file without requiring the font.

PMS COLORS

We will provide free pantone color matching for your garments when your orders are submitted. However, there is an issue with pantone matching, and that is that not every color looks the same on every monitor. A certain red on your screen may appear to be a different red on ours. There is no universal color calibration for computers. It is always best to try to supply your own pantone colors if possible. The best way to do this, and the most accurate way, is to purchase a Pantone Plus Series Solid Coated Formula Guide. This can be purchased as part of the set (Coated and Uncoated) through Amazon for $92 + shipping. The reason why it's best to buy the book, once again, is the pantone guide on your version of photoshop is still using your color calibration, and will not necessarily be accurate

Please note that not all shirts will be sewn exactly the same; these dimensions are to be used for reference as a "safe" zone to avoid printing on any seams or edges.  NOTE: Any print that goes over a seam can result in imperfections in the print.

Unisex/Mens

  • X-Small - 12" x 20"
  • Small - 13" x 22"
  • Medium - 15" x 23"
  • Large - 17" x 24"

Womens/Juniors

  • Small - 11" x 18"
  • Medium - 12" x 19"
  • Large - 12" x 20"
  • X-Large - 12" x 21"

Youth

  • Small - 13" x 13"
  • Medium - 13" x 16"
  • Large - 14" x 19"