Black Shirts, “They Sound Better…”

Hey everyone from the Ramones to the local shoegaze band to Johnny Cash, the “Man in Black”, loves a black t-shirt, but I never heard the claim before that, “they sound better.” Check out the bottom of the photo of that Buddy Emmons shirt for sale page. A Buddy Emmons dedicated site is a probably a reputable source to make such a claim. By the
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Reflections at the End of the Trade Show Season – Part III

Here is my third post, some final refections as the busy trade show season is mostly over. The biggest trends of the past ten years have been related to digital printing and to concerns about the effects of printing and garments on the environment. Developments in the environmental realm seem to have slowed down, but still do continue and I assure you they will not stop.
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TBT – 40 Years of Hanes Beefy T’s

The Hanes Beefy T was born in 1975, 40 years ago. Hanes has collected vintage printed Beefys from back in the day that are now on display at the PPAI show and will be at the ISS Show in Long Beach later this week. Hanes is also giving away Beefy T’s with a modern yet vintage-looking print (printed by yours truly) at both shows. Stop by the Hanes/Champion
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Anatomy of an Award Winning Print

There are definitely some tricks to winning a t-shirt printing contest. Here are a couple: I got most excited though at some Golden Image awards and Impressions awards that we won at Mirror Image where we literally just grabbed a shirt off a production run to submit,  and then we got judged by our peers that know their shit and we still won. That really means
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