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Guess The High Street Staff Uniform

Here at Shirtworks, we understand the power of branding, particularly when it comes to staff uniforms. After all, we've been in the game for almost 30 years, kitting out the UK's high street staff wit...
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Arron Harnden

The Bomber Jacket...not what is used to be.

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 Back in 1989 I was at Norwich train station when I saw 2 skinheads openly sniffing glue out of a paper bag. They eyed me with brief, aggressive suspicion as I stared incredulously...
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Arron Harnden

Drop shipping...when it can work and when it will not.

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More than ever before, we are in the age of the entrepreneur. The ability to realise your commercial idea is now more accessible to anyone with a small amount of startup capital and a burning passion ...
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Arron Harnden

Spatial awareness...wtf has that got to do with t-shirts?

 The human body provides a blank canvas for your artistry in a way that is often not considered by your average would-be t-shirt designer. The variable array of contouring that is on offer b...
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Arron Harnden

Every day has its day... these days.

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Every day has its day these days. If you get what I mean?  Probably not. What we mean is that there are sooo many causes and celebrations and plain nonsense that need a special day that you would...
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Arron Harnden

Instagram and your Clothing brand

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  When you have an idea for a brand, you need to decide who is going to buy these garments and about how you can inform them that you exist and then how you will seduce them into buying. This is ...
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Arron Harnden

Plastic clothing - is it a good idea and who gives a fig?

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If you read the minuscule amount of information on Wikipedia about the use of plastics in clothing you will probably be thinking why there isn't more information or more interest or why there is not s...
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Arron Harnden

How to choose workwear uniforms

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Coming up with a plan to kit your employees out with a uniform that reflects and matches your business needs comes with a few considerations. Here is a quick rundown of the salient points. 1. How swea...
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Arron Harnden

Beginners Guide to Embroidery.

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When you are considering which decorative option is best for your project you will be presented with screen printing , digital printing , transfer and vinyl printing or embroidery . This article focus...
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Arron Harnden

Summer is coming….your business needs a peaked hat with your logo printed or embroidered.

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If you research the history of the peaked hat, you will probably stumble across Wikipedia and read that its genesis lies somewhere in the 18 th or 19th century in Northern Europe where working-class m...
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Arron Harnden

The plastic bag problem for garment retailers.

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Shirtworks has been leading the way in offering ethically accredited garments and printing /embroidery processes now for the last 8 years in the UK and Europe but even we are having serious problems t...
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Arron Harnden

Getting anorak about sweatshirts.

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​I think I was 7 years old when I saw it.... Trying to figure out what sort of man/boy I wanted to be so I could get the chicks at my local primary school. Most of my contemporaries were cutting ...
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Arron Harnden

Golf and Golf-wear....the pastime for the divine interventionist.

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Golf is the marriage of physics and biology where power, centripetal force,rotational velocity, pendulum swing and the science of composite materials combine to affect the outcome of an...
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Arron Harnden

Beginners guide to screen-printing for T-shirts...

Beginners guide to screen-printing for T-shirts...
Screen printing has been around for half a century and will probably last another half-century unless digital printing  takes a leap forward and can do some of the things that currently can only ...
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Arron Harnden

Have you ever thought about printing on the inside of your t shirt?

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Have you ever thought about printing on the inside of your t shirt? I know…..what would be the point? However, for some time now we have seen exactly this going on with fashion brands and we have to a...
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What has veganism got to do with T-shirts?

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What has veganism got to do with T-shirts?

It's a strange concept because it's not like you get to eat your garments but it is a very real and growing trend right now.

The demand for t shirts which satisfy an objective to avoid using animal products and an absence of animal testing or cruelty of any kind has now produced a set of products and decorative processes that have undergone scrutiny by the relevant bodies to allow them to be classified as vegan-friendly.

There are 2 components to a vegan-friendly product. The garment and the print process.

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An exclusive preview to the new Stanley/Stella collection set to launch in 2019!

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Stanley/Stella is a fashion brand which will become a household name,but for the time being. Let's enjoy the perks and quirks of its exclusivity. The new year's collection promises to not only offer s...
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5 Thriving Sports Brands

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1. Awdis I believe this is the most catering brand that we offer. Most lines within AWDIS extend to kids, women and men. We find that their personalised sports clothing range is true to size...
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Arron Harnden

Work Shirts Explained

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Finding the perfect shirts...we have come up with a couple of tips to help you as you browse through our catalogue of personalised work shirts Most customers tend to go for shirts which are described ...
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8 Tips on how to find the perfect t-shirts for your brand

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Like most t shirt printing companies  out there, we stock over 2000 custom clothing products , it's a competitive market and we need to be able to cater to all. From the office, church's, sports,...
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