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Screen Printing

T-Shirt Brands

The first step is to consider what type of shirt you want for your promotion. We can source any shirt by brand, weight, or style. We work with name brand manufacturers - Hanes, Fruit of the Loom and Gildan. Or if you want more of a fashion fit shirt, we can look to Next Level Apparel, Alternative Apparel, or more. Then, based on your artwork, we will use the best technique to screen print your design or custom artwork.

Hanes

Fruit of the Loom

Gildan

Next Level Apparel

Hanes

T-Shirt Screen Printing – Serving San Diego and Nationwide.

Our t shirt screen printing process is unmatched in quality, craftmanship and reliability.

Although we specialize in creating compressed t shirts, we are also experts in screen printing t shirts. We provide custom t shirt screen printing services to all of San Diego and North San Diego County and we ship nationwide as well.

We have the capability to screen print almost any design, at any size. Our screen print frame size is broken down by the following: Standard Print is 14″ x 17″, Jumbo Print size is 17″ x 20″ and the All Over Print size is 21″ x 27″.

The Carlsbad shipment arrived today, and everything was in order. The quality of the printing is excellent.

Janell Cannon, Amazon Conservation Team

Polybag and Custom Header Card

Add a Polybag and Custom Header Card

We love a package deal! But compression not your thing?

We can screen print and fold your shirt with a header card. The header card is shown inside the poly bag and is digitally printed in full color. The benefit, these shirts are protected and organized for easy giveaway.

 

 

Same day quotes - usually within 2-3 hours!

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T Shirt Screen Printing Techniques for Any Job

Spot Color Printing is the process of printing each color with its own color ink (PMS color) on White, Light, and Dark Colored shirts. Each color is selected from a PMS Pantone Color Guide. This produces a consistent color result for company logos, trademarked images, and text. Typically spot color is used for 1-2 color graphics. The maximum number of colors that can be printed on a White/Light shirt is 14 colors; Dark shirts 13 colors + flash.

Index Printing is the process of manually converting a 4 Color Process art file into solid spot colors. This produces a crisper, more solid look on the shirt. It also gives us more control over the colors within the graphic. Indexing an art file is very time consuming and costly, and often times results in the use of upwards of 13-14 spot colors instead of the 4 used in 4 Color Process.

Digital Printing is the process of using a Direct-To-Garment printer, which uses a combination of heat and inks/dyes, to transfer a graphic to a garment. The result is a subdued (not vibrant) but very soft to the touch imprint. Our DTG Printer cannot print White Ink, therefore it can only be used on White or Light-Colored shirts that do not require a Flash. DTG is a great and cost-effective alternative to screen printing on very small runs of White/Light shirts. Shirts are printed manually one at a time.

Why Order Your Screen Printed T Shirts From Us?

  • Customer service is our TOP priority!
  • Real live humans answering the phones when you call
  • Same day quotes – usually within 2-3 hours
  • We’re local – Our screen printing facility is located in San Diego, CA
  • Guaranteed order quantities – you get what you order without surcharges
  • Guaranteed shipping and in-hands dates
  • Access to top quality brand name t shirts in all sizes & colors
  • We are screen printing experts – Even our Compressed T Shirts start as a screen printed t shirt

T Shirt Screen Printing FAQs

We want to make your next order as seamless as possible. Standard orders are complete in 10-15 business days;rush services are available.
Below is our helpful guide of artwork print sizing for infant, youth, standard, jumbo, mega jumbo, pocket and sleeve t shirt printing.

  • Screens (Standard) on Adult Shirts:

    Max dimensions for Standard Screen size on Adult Shirts is 14" wide x 17" high
    14" wide x 17" high will fit on Adult Small - 6XL
    Max colors per graphic is 14 total (14 spots on White/Light shirts -or- 13 spots + Flash on Dark shirts)
    Standard Mesh size is 200; Finest Mesh we offer is 305
    The smallest Font Size we can print on a shirt and have it still be legible is 10 pts.
    The finest Line Size we can print on a shirt and have it still be seen is .25 stroke

  • Screens (Standard) on Youth Shirts:

    Max dimensions that will fit on a Youth XSmall is 12" wide x 12" high
    Max dimensions that will fit on a Youth Small is 13" wide x 14" high
    Max dimensions that will fit on a Youth Large-XL is 14" high x 17" high
    Max colors per graphic for all of these is 14 total (14 spots on White/Light shirts -or- 13 spots + Flash on Dark shirts)

  • Screens (Standard) on Infant/Toddler Shirts:

    The smallest infant/toddler shirt we can print on is 18-month
    Max dimensions for Infant/Toddler shirts is 6" wide x 8" high
    Max colors per graphic without incurring additional charges is 8 total (8 spots on White/Light shirts -or- 7 spots + Flash on Dark shirts)

  • 'Jumbo' Screens (on 18

    Max dimensions for Jumbo Screen on White/Light shirts (on 18" pallets) is 17.5" wide x 20" high
    Max dimensions for Jumbo Screen on Dark shirts (on 18" pallets)
    Max colors per graphic is 14 total (14 spots on White/Light shirts -or- 13 spots + Flash on Dark shirts)
    Jumbo graphics will NOT fit on Adult Small, but it WILL fit Adult Medium thru 6XL
    Jumbo graphics will NOT fit on Youth Shirts

  • 'Mega-Jumbo' Screens (on 22

    Max dimensions for Mega-Jumbo Screen on White/Light shirts (on 22" pallets) is 21" wide x 27" high
    CANNOT do this size on Dark shirts because the Flash won’t fit
    Mega-Jumbo graphics will NOT fit on Adult Small OR Adult Medium, but it WILL fit Adult Large thru 6XL
    Max colors per graphic is 8 spots total

  • Printing On a Pocket:

    If the graphic is only 1 color on a White/Light shirt, max dimensions are 3.5" wide x 3.5" high
    If the graphic is 2-14 colors (including Flash for Dark shirts) max dimensions are 3.25" wide x 3.25" high

  • Printing On a Sleeve:

    Max dimensions for printing on a Short Sleeve is 3.5" wide x 6.5" high on Adult L-6XL; 3.5" wide x 5.5" high on
    Adult S-M
    Max dimensions for printing on a Long Sleeve is 3.5" wide x 17" long
    Max colors per graphic on a White/Light shirt is 14 total spots
    Max colors per graphic on a Dark shirt is 12 total, 11 spots + Flash

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