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Screen Printing vs. Vinyl Printing vs. Digital Printing

Here at CustomTees, we offer the best custom t-shirts. We have main ways of putting your unique and creative designs on t-shirts: Screen Printing, Direct to Garment, and Heat Transfer Vinyl. Depending on the service you choose, you can order ..

What is Underbase? - Printing on Dark Shirts

So you want to print your custom design on a dark shirt. Chances are we’ll have to lay down a layer of underbase to the shirt before we can fully print the artwork on your tee. Think of the underbase as the true canvas to present your w..

What is Discharge Printing?

Discharge printing is a common screen printing technique to achieve vibrant color prints on natural dark-colored shirts. The Discharge Process The process uses a special water-based ink that features a chemical compound activator that..

Using Our Online T-Shirt Designer

Wonderful Web-Based Works of Art If you’ve got an idea for a t-shirt but don’t have the art software to make that idea manifest, we have a solution for you! Our online t-shirt designer tool allows you to quickly create a t-shi..

Custom Tee Artwork Submission Guide

The most important part of your custom tee is the design. That’s what makes your personalized t-shirt uniquely yours. For this reason, it’s especially essential that you make sure the artwork is properly prepared for printing. Oth..

T-Shirt Brands

What T-Shirt Brand Should I Choose?    Sometimes the hardest part of custom printing a t-shirt is picking what kind of t-shirt it goes on. CustomTees offers a variety of popular blank apparel brands to choose from, such as Gilda..

What is Dye Migration?

The Dulling of a Design  Sometimes, if a screen printed custom t-shirt has not been properly cured, the shirt will begin to “bleed” after washing it, causing the printed design to fade. So that wonderful white design on y..

What Kind of Fabric Works Best?

The clothes we wear are made of all sorts of materials, and the type of custom print we can achieve is determined by what that material is. Is it natural or synthetic? Is it cotton or a cotton blend? Polyester, huh? Maybe it’s one of th..

How Do I Take Care of My Custom Tee? – The T-Shirt Care Guide

Your custom t-shirt design is a work of art, and like any masterpiece, one must take special care to preserve it.  Shirts are meant to be worn, but if you're worried about them getting too worn, follow our advice in taking ..

The CustomTees Ordering Process

So you’ve got a super cool custom piece of art that you want to proudly display on a t-shirt? We can help you with that! The process of ordering a custom-printed shirt from CustomTees is very simple! Request a quote, make a payment, rev..

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