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T-Shirt types – choose the right one

T-shirt types

The design printed on the t-shirt is the most important, but the t-shirt type (also known as style) is also very important.

So, what t-shirt types exist? And how to choose the best for your business?

This theme is long and technical, but we’ll try to simplify it as much as possible, giving only the information you need.

When looking at a t-shirt, there are 3 aspects to consider

  1. Sleeve
  2. Neck
  3. Body

So let’s take a look at each of these, in detail.

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What are the most popular t-shirt colors

popular t-shirt colors

Do you need to create a t-shirt collection and don’t know what colors customers are looking for? Or do you want to order t-shirts, and want to know which colors sells the most?

I will give you the answer. And I’ll also tell you how many different colors you need.

But first, you need to understand that top-selling colors depend on fashion trends. Sometimes red is fashionable, sometimes it’s gray, or any other color.

But fortunately, there are several colors that are always on top of the best-selling, regardless of fashion trends.

In our stores, we sell thousands of t-shirts a month, and our audience is essentially tourists, which means they are customers from all over the world, so sales reflect the general tastes. Therefore, our top sales by color certainly represent the world average.

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Advantages and disadvantages of each t-shirt printing method.

So, you want to start a t-shirt business and don’t know which printing method is the best?

In this article I’ll show you the main printing methods, and advantages and disadvantages.

There are 5 main printing methods to print the design you want, on the t-shirt (or sweat-shirt, or whatever):

  • direct screen print
  • DTG
  • digital transfers
  • vinyl cut transfers
  • screen printed heat transfers
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How to create your own t-shirts at home

Is it possible to create your own t-shirts at home?

If you mean, manufacturing the t-shirt, It’s difficult. 

But I guess what you want to know is: Can I print t-shirts at home?

And the answer is yes.

Making t-shirts at home is a process. And for this process, you need 3 things:

  • A design
  • The t-shirt
  • To print the t-shirt

The most difficult part is printing the t-shirt.

And there are 4 main ways to print t-shirts. Continue reading How to create your own t-shirts at home

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Is it possible to start a t-shirt business with only a t-shirt printer (DTG)?

If you’re new to the t-shirt business, you probably have already thought: Wouldn’t it be nice to have a t-shirt printer. A printer that would work as a common inkjet printer. But instead of paper we would put a t-shirt instead.

The good news is that this kind of printers already exist. They are called DTG printers. And DTG means Direct To Garment.

The way this printer works is much like a paper printer. In reality, most of them are based on paper printers. Continue reading Is it possible to start a t-shirt business with only a t-shirt printer (DTG)?