Printing your own t-shirts

Where to find one...

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30/08/2011 at 12:47

OK, seeing as the search is down the pan and google is giving me more spam than this site - I thought that i'd give it a go.

I'm looking to get 2 functional t-shirts printed for a race coming up. All of the sites that i've asked for a quote need a minimum order of 20 or the order to be higher value than £150.

Does anyone have a recommendations for online stores that they've used (or a specific shop?). I'm not keen on using the iron on method (i've tried that with other shirts and it didnt turn out too pretty...) and using a black marker turned my skin black during the race.

The design is simple - just a name on the front. I'd like a tank top style shirt (no real colour preference).

Does anyone have any ideas?

30/08/2011 at 13:05

I know these guy do one offs and limited runs, but usually only in laser printing:

http://www.talkingts.co.uk/index.html

30/08/2011 at 13:12

Great - thanks Curly - i've just sent them an email.

30/08/2011 at 13:32

A haberdashery store (or similar) will sell special fabric pens for t-shirt writing.

I've used this on three technical tees in the past using a printed stencil. No transfer in sweat or water, only slightly from washing a few times.

BB

30/08/2011 at 13:41

Hi BB, That might be worth a look.

The reason that i wanted it done "professionally" (apart from my awful art skills) is that the race will be my Mum's first one (and running with me) so I wanted to give her a little present to wear for it.

I'm sure she'd be touched by my handiwork but after my last attempt I'm tempted to avoid making the same mistake again!

30/08/2011 at 14:07

Oh, and if you in the south/near oxford, there is this place

www.shirtworks.co.uk/contact

I've not used them before, I have enquired but the lead time was too long (it was around halloween time I think), but I know they do one-offs, but you usually have to call them for quotes/details/availability.

BB

30/08/2011 at 20:09
How was the weekend away with Pervy Bob BB?
30/08/2011 at 20:25
NLR...you are off at a tangent agin...tut
30/08/2011 at 20:31
Did you see the Knight in shinning armour thread loulabella? xx
30/08/2011 at 22:09
oo  no i didnt NLR...are you there?...should i go and be a princess?
30/08/2011 at 22:14

Go on then pwincess xxxxxxxxxxxx

30/08/2011 at 22:16
ive popped on and popped off...nice about the cave but id like a cottage please....and still wear my pwincessy outfits...
30/08/2011 at 22:20
And we could have a good hard fairytale shag..................pile carpet
30/08/2011 at 22:21
.....thats all folks............
30/08/2011 at 22:41
I want more...................and more and more(number 24 in the charts 1976)
31/08/2011 at 08:39
You norty ladies taking over this innocent t-shirt thread with your norty words. So roooode!. tut tut
 

Sussex Runner (NLR) wrote (see)

How was the weekend away with Pervy Bob BB?


And pervy bob invited me to Hampstead Heath but when we got there we realised you'd nabbed the best spot AND nicked the lube so went home.

On the upside - I got hit on by Elvis at the pool on Sunday - true story. I'll be blogging about it later and send you the story.

04/09/2012 at 10:59

You can try http://thetshirtman.co.uk one of my favorite t shirt printing company

04/09/2012 at 11:05

I think Decathlon print names on front of shirts and they sell tanks.

14/09/2012 at 01:21
Snappy snaps in glasgow did me one for GSR last week. Proper tech top too
14/09/2012 at 08:51

Hi.

OK... this was dead easy i went into Tesco's spent £3.50 on 7 sheets of transfer paper, got a white technical top, printed what i wanted on an inkjet printer and ironed it on.  It's great it won't last for years but it's pefectly good for my marathon and i'll maybe retire the top as a memento.  If you look at my just giving site it has pictures of the t-shirt on it.

http://www.justgiving.com/Stephanie-Gelder  T-shirt last years model £10, paper £3.50 and I got it exactly how I wanted it.

No,, i'm not trying to prod you to look at my site to donate, it's just the easiest way to view the t-shirt

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