Choosing a Good Quality T-Shirt & Print

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When sourcing a t-shirt that will not only look great but also last a lifetime it's worth doing your homework !!

Just because a designer brand puts a rrp of £29.99 it doesn't mean the actual quality of the garment will be better quality than a £9.99 t-shirt from a smaller non-designer brand. Many clothing brands infact use the same brand of t-shirt and the only different is the print/logo & inside neck label.

Now when you the customer walks into your local store you purchase on trust that the garment will withstand any shrinkage on first wash, the t-shirt will keep it's shape retention, all seams are secure, the t-shirt colour won't run in the washing machine & also importantly if the product features a print you won't want it to peal, crack or fade.

Firstly its always recommended to choose a t-shirt that's already preshrunk, in my eBay store I use Fruit of the Loom Premium t-shirts because to me they are the best quality to print on.

Key Features:

Strong and durable
Taped neck
Pure cotton
Breathable and comfortable to wear.
Preshrunk, so the fabric retains its shape and resists shrinkage.
Twin Needle Stitching

These t-shirts are an ideal choice for everyday wear wether it's for casual or workwear.

Composition: 100% cotton

Weight: 200gsm
Chest To Fit (Inches) 36 38-40 42 44 46-48 50-52
Actual Chest (CM) 97 107 112 122 132 142
Actual Length (CM) 69.5 72 74.5 77 78.5 80
Size Tolerance +/- 2.5cm

Once you find the t-shirt you want it's important the garment is printed with the highest quality print materials. I tend to use Hot-Flex Vinyl which is tough & long lasting and not like cheap transfers printed on paper from a basic inkjet printer.

It's important that the print is placed onto the t-shirt correctly, many novice t-shirt printers make the mistake of using the wrong settings, time and pressure are the key factors, failing to do so will result in the print falling off after one wash.
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