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T-Shirt Printing information, news and advise from Shirtworks.

This is where we give you info on how we decorate garments, for traditional screen printing techniques to the latest developements in digital printing

Arron Harnden

T-Shirt printing artwork -Creating a distressed or vintage look.

T-Shirt printing artwork -Creating a distressed or vintage look.
We get asked, quite regularly, how we can help create a 'distressed' or 'vintage' look for our customers.The answer is three-fold. 1 Select the right garment.2 Add the 'distress' into your artwork.3 U...
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Our top 10 Gamer t shirts

Our top 10 Gamer t shirts
I am 44 years old.I am a first generation gamer.Amongst other things, I am a gameaholic.Home gaming with me really began in 1982 when my next door neighbour, Matty Haines, got a ZX spectrum and a mood...
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Fonts!... What matters and why when designing your artwork for T-Shirt Printing

Fonts!... What matters and why when designing your artwork for T-Shirt Printing
'A picture paints a thousand words'………why?Well, this is your brain working and deploying its imagination while accessing stored references to make sense of what it sees. Because your brain is super co...
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Shop talk-When can water based inks work and when do they fail?

Shop talk-When can water based inks work and when do they fail?
Screen printers will mostly agree that they do not like using water based inks.In a fast paced print environment where 'time is definitely money' there are significant problems with using water based ...
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What is colour matching for t-shirt printing?

What is colour matching for t-shirt printing?
Your guide to Pantones, RGB, CMYK, HEXand just SWAGGING  it.SWAG is an acronym taken from the phrase Scientific Wild Arsed Guess.It is always better to avoid 'SWAGGING' it if real data and execut...
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