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October 16, 2012 @ 08:29 AM
thecollective

Post: 114

Join Date: Jul 2012

Location: California

Samples just came in. Would love some Feedback!









that black tee is dope
if it comes out on sale i'll buy it
October 16, 2012 @ 04:45 PM
UnlimitedSusNiqqa

Post: 1768

Join Date: May 2009

Location: in the cut

On average, whats the cost of producing 1 Tee?
-screen printing, packaging, $ spent on tee, tags, stickers etc?
Any helps appreciated.

Also photoshop or illustrator?
October 16, 2012 @ 06:04 PM
dunceanddreamer

Post: 73

Join Date: Jul 2012

Location: Bristol, UK

On average, whats the cost of producing 1 Tee?
-screen printing, packaging, $ spent on tee, tags, stickers etc?
Any helps appreciated.

Also photoshop or illustrator?


That's a bit like "how long is a piece of string" depends on lots of things like:
- How many colours will you use?
- How many tee's are you going to make?
- What type of tee's are they? (make, weight etc)
- Does your screen printer offer low MOQ (Minimum order quantity)?...see where i'm going with this?..the answer is, go onto google/phonebook find printers, label manufacturers and call them/email them..they wont bite, they want ur business..have specifics in your mind (at the very least how much you want to sell your shorts for then you can reverse engineer it) as those questions were really generic.

I hate to sound like an ass-hole but a lot of these questions can be easily answered by going our there and researching and making phone calls, its basic sh*t. I don't mind giving away information or advice, but at least look like you've made the effort to do it yourself.

Waking up & Dreaming. www.facebook.com/DunceandDreamer @dunceanddreamer

October 16, 2012 @ 07:10 PM
karakter1

Post: 592

Join Date: Jun 2006

On average, whats the cost of producing 1 Tee?
-screen printing, packaging, $ spent on tee, tags, stickers etc?
Any helps appreciated.

Also photoshop or illustrator?


people ask about Photoshop and Illustrator alot....

these are 2 programs that do 2 different things. Use whichever one suits your specific need!

i use both all the time.....sometimes i use my tab and draw in photoshop, i like the canvas rotation control and the layer options better i photoshop. i like to vector ink in and do basic coloring in illustrator. I bring it into photoshop for more complex coloring, then bring it back to illustrator for text....

sometimes i do it all in photoshop, scaled to print size, separate my layers and send it to the printer...

sometimes i do it all in illustrator....scan a drawing, ink it, add text, color it, separate layers, send it to printer....

you can use either one.
October 16, 2012 @ 09:26 PM
adriane

Post: 34

Join Date: Sep 2012

On average, whats the cost of producing 1 Tee?
-screen printing, packaging, $ spent on tee, tags, stickers etc?
Any helps appreciated.

Also photoshop or illustrator?


people ask about Photoshop and Illustrator alot....

these are 2 programs that do 2 different things. Use whichever one suits your specific need!

i use both all the time.....sometimes i use my tab and draw in photoshop, i like the canvas rotation control and the layer options better i photoshop. i like to vector ink in and do basic coloring in illustrator. I bring it into photoshop for more complex coloring, then bring it back to illustrator for text....

sometimes i do it all in photoshop, scaled to print size, separate my layers and send it to the printer...

sometimes i do it all in illustrator....scan a drawing, ink it, add text, color it, separate layers, send it to printer....

you can use either one.


AGREED!
October 16, 2012 @ 10:13 PM
UnlimitedSusNiqqa

Post: 1768

Join Date: May 2009

Location: in the cut

On average, whats the cost of producing 1 Tee?
-screen printing, packaging, $ spent on tee, tags, stickers etc?
Any helps appreciated.

Also photoshop or illustrator?


That's a bit like "how long is a piece of string" depends on lots of things like:
- How many colours will you use?
- How many tee's are you going to make?
- What type of tee's are they? (make, weight etc)
- Does your screen printer offer low MOQ (Minimum order quantity)?...see where i'm going with this?..the answer is, go onto google/phonebook find printers, label manufacturers and call them/email them..they wont bite, they want ur business..have specifics in your mind (at the very least how much you want to sell your shorts for then you can reverse engineer it) as those questions were really generic.

I hate to sound like an ass-hole but a lot of these questions can be easily answered by going our there and researching and making phone calls, its basic sh*t. I don't mind giving away information or advice, but at least look like you've made the effort to do it yourself.


Damn that harshness..
I was just looking to see what other companies spend on AVG for 1 tee to produce...I understand I can spend a few hours calling and looking up shit, but I figure I can ask a simple question here and get an answer in 5 min W/O ppl like you just shutting me down WTF
October 16, 2012 @ 10:32 PM
chads

Post: 1545

Join Date: Dec 2011

Location: Vermont

On average, whats the cost of producing 1 Tee?
-screen printing, packaging, $ spent on tee, tags, stickers etc?
Any helps appreciated.

Also photoshop or illustrator?


That's a bit like "how long is a piece of string" depends on lots of things like:
- How many colours will you use?
- How many tee's are you going to make?
- What type of tee's are they? (make, weight etc)
- Does your screen printer offer low MOQ (Minimum order quantity)?...see where i'm going with this?..the answer is, go onto google/phonebook find printers, label manufacturers and call them/email them..they wont bite, they want ur business..have specifics in your mind (at the very least how much you want to sell your shorts for then you can reverse engineer it) as those questions were really generic.

I hate to sound like an ass-hole but a lot of these questions can be easily answered by going our there and researching and making phone calls, its basic sh*t. I don't mind giving away information or advice, but at least look like you've made the effort to do it yourself.


Damn that harshness..
I was just looking to see what other companies spend on AVG for 1 tee to produce...I understand I can spend a few hours calling and looking up shit, but I figure I can ask a simple question here and get an answer in 5 min W/O ppl like you just shutting me down WTF

It has nothing to do with harshness. He didn't give you a direct response because there is no direct answer. There is no 'average' for how much a t shirt should cost. For instance, a company like Diamond or the Hundreds who do numbers in the hundreds will have a unit cost of around $6. On the other hand, small companies who can't make a more than 100 t shirts might have a unit cost of $8 and up. That is why there is not direct answer. I could tell you how much it costs me to make t shirts but I am me and I certainly am doing something different than you. You were told to do research because that is the only way you are going to get a real answer.

chadacadabra.tumblr.com

October 16, 2012 @ 11:04 PM
uzidoesit

Post: 32

Join Date: Nov 2011

Location: USA

Plastisol vs. Water Based Inks
http://www.silkscreeningsupplies.com/page/914782

Thought some of you guys could use this, should help answer some questions.
October 16, 2012 @ 11:39 PM
ThatGuyBars

Post: 801

Join Date: Jun 2012

Location: The depths of the 14...

On average, whats the cost of producing 1 Tee?
-screen printing, packaging, $ spent on tee, tags, stickers etc?
Any helps appreciated.

Also photoshop or illustrator?
He probably asked because companies charge $40 a tee when they only payed $8. But anybody know how to put my own tag on a shirt?

Ayyy!-Fonzie

October 17, 2012 @ 12:04 AM
ThatGuyBars

Post: 801

Join Date: Jun 2012

Location: The depths of the 14...

I mean anybody know a shirt customization website that lets me design the tag on my shirt as I am customizing it?

Ayyy!-Fonzie

October 17, 2012 @ 12:26 AM
UnlimitedSusNiqqa

Post: 1768

Join Date: May 2009

Location: in the cut

On average, whats the cost of producing 1 Tee?
-screen printing, packaging, $ spent on tee, tags, stickers etc?
Any helps appreciated.

Also photoshop or illustrator?


That's a bit like "how long is a piece of string" depends on lots of things like:
- How many colours will you use?
- How many tee's are you going to make?
- What type of tee's are they? (make, weight etc)
- Does your screen printer offer low MOQ (Minimum order quantity)?...see where i'm going with this?..the answer is, go onto google/phonebook find printers, label manufacturers and call them/email them..they wont bite, they want ur business..have specifics in your mind (at the very least how much you want to sell your shorts for then you can reverse engineer it) as those questions were really generic.

I hate to sound like an ass-hole but a lot of these questions can be easily answered by going our there and researching and making phone calls, its basic sh*t. I don't mind giving away information or advice, but at least look like you've made the effort to do it yourself.


Damn that harshness..
I was just looking to see what other companies spend on AVG for 1 tee to produce...I understand I can spend a few hours calling and looking up shit, but I figure I can ask a simple question here and get an answer in 5 min W/O ppl like you just shutting me down WTF

It has nothing to do with harshness. He didn't give you a direct response because there is no direct answer. There is no 'average' for how much a t shirt should cost. For instance, a company like Diamond or the Hundreds who do numbers in the hundreds will have a unit cost of around $6. On the other hand, small companies who can't make a more than 100 t shirts might have a unit cost of $8 and up. That is why there is not direct answer. I could tell you how much it costs me to make t shirts but I am me and I certainly am doing something different than you. You were told to do research because that is the only way you are going to get a real answer.


Dude are you kidding? I am asking how much it cost YOU guys on average TO PRODUCE 1 TSHIRT. Is that hard to understand? I just wanted to see what you guys pay so I get an IDEA.
October 17, 2012 @ 01:03 AM
karakter1

Post: 592

Join Date: Jun 2006

^^^^^^^
Im not sure if anyone here only produces 1 shirt.....not sure if screen-printers go out of the way to do all of that work for 1 shirt.


now if you are asking...how many shirts do people print, and how much do they usually cost per?....yo may get more detailed answer.....
October 17, 2012 @ 01:09 AM
UnlimitedSusNiqqa

Post: 1768

Join Date: May 2009

Location: in the cut

^"on average" so per shirt
October 17, 2012 @ 02:26 AM
kromaqee

Post: 156

Join Date: Dec 2011

Location: Boston

Here is a cool article I ran across the other day:

http://h1gher.com/site/2012/09/05/limited-edition-overload-here-are-4-tips-to-determine-if-something-is-really-limited-edition/

(KQ) http://blog.kromaqee.com

October 17, 2012 @ 02:28 AM
kromaqee

Post: 156

Join Date: Dec 2011

Location: Boston

And another one for you young cats just starting out:
http://www.lowdtown.com/blog/articles/2012/02/7-tips-for-working-with-a-t-shirt-designer/

(KQ) http://blog.kromaqee.com

October 17, 2012 @ 03:40 AM
DannyHH

Post: 550

Join Date: Dec 2006

Location: United States

AM i the only one that got jacked outta $10 from WESELLBLOW? I wonder how many $10 shirts they sold maybe got a lot out of it... Their website aint even up anymore
October 17, 2012 @ 04:37 AM
hkeys

Post: 541

Join Date: Apr 2012

Location: Tampa

On average, whats the cost of producing 1 Tee?
-screen printing, packaging, $ spent on tee, tags, stickers etc?
Any helps appreciated.

Also photoshop or illustrator?


You won't be able to get 1 blank tee from a wholesaler, so just buy a blank shirt at a fabric store or something find your nearest screen printer and ask (they may have 1 shirt they can print on for you) It's probably going to cost you around $20 or something just for 1 shirt in total. Have to keep in mind everything we do is normally in bulk; bags, tags, stickers. Or just use some simple online customize tee website. Since you only want 1 shirt.

http://thedividedminds.com/

October 17, 2012 @ 06:30 AM
nocturnalworkshop

Post: 26

Join Date: Sep 2012

Do you guys have any advice on what size shipping boxes to get if shipping hoodies and/or a few items? Hat boxes as well?
October 17, 2012 @ 01:27 PM
kromaqee

Post: 156

Join Date: Dec 2011

Location: Boston

For hoodies you can use large poly mailers. You can get those from ULINE.com

I always use the free priority mailer boxes from the postal service for caps.

(KQ) http://blog.kromaqee.com

October 17, 2012 @ 01:55 PM
wscott74

Post: 2

Join Date: Oct 2012

Hey everyone, this is my first time posting on these forums, but would like to get some insight. I will be starting a denim line soon, and i wanted to get some ideas of what everyone would like to see from a new raw denim brand. What type of things would make you more prone to wearing a small, american made brand of denim over large competitors such as APC and Naked and Famous. Thank you. Any insight will be great
October 17, 2012 @ 01:58 PM
sjohnnnn

Post: 1355

Join Date: Mar 2012

For hoodies you can use large poly mailers. You can get those from ULINE.com

I always use the free priority mailer boxes from the postal service for caps.


what size would be a good?? 10 x 13??

سبحان

October 17, 2012 @ 03:36 PM
kromaqee

Post: 156

Join Date: Dec 2011

Location: Boston

Sure. Or maybe bigger. Fold up any hoodie you own and take some measurements. When in doubt, go bigger!

(KQ) http://blog.kromaqee.com

October 17, 2012 @ 03:40 PM
karakter1

Post: 592

Join Date: Jun 2006

^"on average" so per shirt


the average price depends on how many you intend to print....

so......u wuna print 12?,the average will be one price....you wuna print 24?, the average will be a different price.

you wuna print 100? you will get a different average.

but im sure you already know all of this by now. Im sure you googled a screenprinter, looked at the pricelist and came up with an average based on the quantity and price by now......
October 17, 2012 @ 08:47 PM
Moises Arias

Post: 1944

Join Date: Mar 2011

www.goldlinefashion.bigcartel.com



Zipper tees available now



Hoodies and sweatshirts coming soon

www.goldlinefashion.bicartel.com


@yeezus yo when do you ship items i brought a tee on the 12 but haven't even received an email letting me know its on its way

My name is ASAC Schrader, and you can go fuck yourself.

October 17, 2012 @ 09:00 PM
UnlimitedSusNiqqa

Post: 1768

Join Date: May 2009

Location: in the cut

Buncha nobody's making terrible designs thinking their brands gonna make it. This thread is useful but alot of bad products in here just my opinion.
October 17, 2012 @ 09:21 PM
al dente co.

Post: 339

Join Date: Jun 2012

Location: MIAMI

Buncha nobody's making terrible designs thinking their brands gonna make it. This thread is useful but alot of bad products in here just my opinion.


True, but everyone has a different sense of what good is. It's all preference. But I will agree on this, the last few weeks, some really korny stuff has been posted. IMO.

I'm sure people don't like my stuff but, F^&% em' I love what I print.

al dente company // aldenteco.com

October 17, 2012 @ 09:37 PM
UnlimitedSusNiqqa

Post: 1768

Join Date: May 2009

Location: in the cut

Buncha nobody's making terrible designs thinking their brands gonna make it. This thread is useful but alot of bad products in here just my opinion.


True, but everyone has a different sense of what good is. It's all preference. But I will agree on this, the last few weeks, some really korny stuff has been posted. IMO.

I'm sure people don't like my stuff but, F^&% em' I love what I print.


Do what you do bruh, but a lot of these designs are pretty bad. Not saying theres potential but cmon no1s gonna buy your products looking like dis
October 17, 2012 @ 09:45 PM
heinz

Post: 27

Join Date: Jun 2011

Filmed this for a small drop we're doing
[embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cIvLIvticos&feature=youtu.be[/embed

www.shakaclothing.co.uk

October 17, 2012 @ 09:51 PM
Daniel Steez

Post: 107

Join Date: Jan 2012

Location: Tampa

Any up and coming brands on here who need a cheap, affordable screenprinter with low minimums hit me up to talk business..

danielsteez@gmail.com

GULLY INK; Print and Design.

GULLYSTEEZ.com

www.GULLYINK.com; premier printing service and retail opportunity for indie brands. Email me or visit the site for details.

October 17, 2012 @ 10:54 PM
angelooo

Post: 59

Join Date: May 2012

Location: Virginia

Still a few sizes left from our recent fall drop ~
[ store.standardzzz.com ]
L O O K B O O K


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