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Personalized T-Shirt

Postby Schabow » Mon Jul 16, 2007 11:44 pm

Does anyone know where I can get a personalized t-shirt made in Madison? For instance, I just want to put one picture on one white T-shirt (and the quality isn't that important)...and I would rather not do it on-line. I remember when photo-places use have that service, but I'm not seeing that anymore. I don't know, anyone know anywhere?

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Postby jellobuzz » Tue Jul 17, 2007 12:50 am

Walgreen's. $15-$20.

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Postby Schabow » Wed Jul 18, 2007 8:14 am

Actually Walgreens only does it on-line now which kind of sucks.

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Postby blunt » Wed Jul 18, 2007 2:42 pm

Um...let's see.....hey!
How bout that brand new T-shirt shop on State Street where the old CD Exchange used to be!
You know, across from The Pub and right next to BW3!
Underground Shirts.

Send my royalties to PayPal.

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Postby jellobuzz » Wed Jul 18, 2007 5:03 pm

Schabow wrote:Actually Walgreens only does it on-line now which kind of sucks.


Only on-line? Lame.

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Postby supaunknown » Thu Jul 19, 2007 12:38 pm

Shabilo,

Go to Staples
Buy inkjet-printable iron-on transfers
Go to JCPenney
Buy tee shirts
Go home
Print design
Cut around design (1/8" from edge of image) w/ scissors
Iron on flat shirt surface w/ cardboard protecting surface underneath
Wait 5 minutes
Peel
Done

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Postby meowzamusic » Thu Jul 19, 2007 12:59 pm

supaunknown wrote:Shabilo,

Go to Staples
Buy inkjet-printable iron-on transfers
Go to JCPenney
Buy tee shirts
Go home
Print design
Cut around design (1/8" from edge of image) w/ scissors
Iron on flat shirt surface w/ cardboard protecting surface underneath
Wait 5 minutes
Peel
Done


If you buy new shirts you gotta wash them once because sometimes the shrinkage factor + the design do not wind up so happy after their first trip in the laundry.
I suggest hitting the thrift stores and looking for those $1 shirts which are prewashed and preowned! Thats how Hoedunk got so rich on our merch sales.

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Postby Hank_Venison » Thu Jul 19, 2007 1:24 pm

supaunknown wrote:Shabilo,

Go to Staples
Buy inkjet-printable iron-on transfers
Go to JCPenney
Buy tee shirts
Go home
Print design
Cut around design (1/8" from edge of image) w/ scissors
Iron on flat shirt surface w/ cardboard protecting surface underneath
Wait 5 minutes
Peel
Done


Isn't that what I suggested?

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Postby blunt » Thu Jul 19, 2007 4:05 pm

Hank_Venison wrote:
supaunknown wrote:Shabilo,

Go to Staples
Buy inkjet-printable iron-on transfers
Go to JCPenney
Buy tee shirts
Go home
Print design
Cut around design (1/8" from edge of image) w/ scissors
Iron on flat shirt surface w/ cardboard protecting surface underneath
Wait 5 minutes
Peel
Done


Isn't that what I suggested?


Repeat process after pulling peeling shirt from dryer.

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Postby supaunknown » Thu Jul 19, 2007 5:05 pm

Hank_Venison wrote:
supaunknown wrote:Shabilo,

Go to Staples
Buy inkjet-printable iron-on transfers
Go to JCPenney
Buy tee shirts
Go home
Print design
Cut around design (1/8" from edge of image) w/ scissors
Iron on flat shirt surface w/ cardboard protecting surface underneath
Wait 5 minutes
Peel
Done


Isn't that what I suggested?

Yes my deer, you suggested that he do it himself. I filled in the blanks with Schabowspeak.

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Postby Schabow » Fri Jul 20, 2007 12:09 am

supaunknown wrote:Shabilo,

Go to Staples
Buy inkjet-printable iron-on transfers
Go to JCPenney
Buy tee shirts
Go home
Print design
Cut around design (1/8" from edge of image) w/ scissors
Iron on flat shirt surface w/ cardboard protecting surface underneath
Wait 5 minutes
Peel
Done


I'm a busy man...I don't have time for that shit. I would much rather pay someone to do it. They used to have those services around...but now it's all on-line, where I don't like doing my biznezz.

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Postby green union terrace chair » Fri Jul 20, 2007 11:35 am

meowzamusic wrote:
supaunknown wrote:Shabilo,

Go to Staples
Buy inkjet-printable iron-on transfers
Go to JCPenney
Buy tee shirts
Go home
Print design
Cut around design (1/8" from edge of image) w/ scissors
Iron on flat shirt surface w/ cardboard protecting surface underneath
Wait 5 minutes
Peel
Done


If you buy new shirts you gotta wash them once because sometimes the shrinkage factor + the design do not wind up so happy after their first trip in the laundry.
I suggest hitting the thrift stores and looking for those $1 shirts which are prewashed and preowned! Thats how Hoedunk got so rich on our merch sales.


Read the instructions on the transfers ... transfer types vary! Some want you to wash the shirts first, some prefer fresh, un-washed shirts (because detergents interfere).

As for the "wait 5 minutes," that also varies. Some transfers you need to pull IMMEDIATELY after ironing. Waiting five minutes will leave you with a piece of paper permanently bonded to your t-shirt.

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Re: Personalized T-Shirt

Postby PeggyB » Fri Jul 20, 2007 1:27 pm

Schabow wrote:Does anyone know where I can get a personalized t-shirt made in Madison? For instance, I just want to put one picture on one white T-shirt (and the quality isn't that important)...and I would rather not do it on-line. I remember when photo-places use have that service, but I'm not seeing that anymore. I don't know, anyone know anywhere?


I own a Garment Printing and Embroidery Business in Sun Prairie WI. Please see my website, I believe I can help you. www.fatcatembroidery.com


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