The do’s and don’ts of printed fabric care

printed fabric care guide

Care instructions you should follow to keep your t-shirt in good condition. It’s a great feeling when you receive your custom t-shirt with your chosen artwork printed on it. The design looks great, and you’ll want to wear it straight away. However, the next most important thing – apart from showing it off – is keeping it in good condition. Custom-made t-shirts can become withered and faded, scratched and damaged, if the right printed fabric care isn’t taken. Following some vital care instructions will help your t-shirt stay in pristine condition for years to…

How to prepare your artwork for custom t-shirt printing

Essential tips that will help you achieve professional results for your custom print shirts. When you’re designing artwork for custom t-shirt printing, it’s imperative that you’ve done everything necessary to prepare the image. Making a digital copy of your artwork is just one of the essential steps towards transferring your artwork onto a t-shirt. While there isn’t much else you have to do, preparing your artwork for printing has to be done correctly to achieve the desired outcome you’re after. Here at PrintLocker, we’ve taken on a broad range of custom t-shirt…

Why you should care about how your custom t-shirts are made

ethically made clothing

Ethically made custom t-shirts can be great for the environment. Custom t-shirts are a great way to promote your business and create unique gifts, but not many people stop to think about how they are made and who is making them. Without proper considerations, clothing production can have a negative effect on the environment. There are over 15 million tonnes of textile materials going to waste every year, and that number isn’t slowing. In addition to copious amounts of waste, the industry often suffers from exploitation – leaving many workers…

Why Personalised Items Make Great Corporate Gifts

As Christmas nears, it is time to start thinking about what corporate gifts you should be giving your clients. Corporate gifts are given by companies to employees, clients and suppliers to show their appreciation and also acts as a memento and goodwill gesture. If you want to give your clients or employees something to show your appreciation for their loyalty, but you aren’t sure what will appeal to everyone, personalised gifts are for you. Personalised items are a great way to express your thanks and can also be a subtle…

Why You Need To Be Careful When Choosing Designs For Your Custom T-Shirt

When creating your own custom t-shirts you have an endless amount of designs to choose from but if you don’t choose carefully, you could actually be breaking copyright law. So, how do you know if you can use a specific design? Well, there are things to look out for, and we will discuss them below. Original Ideas You are never going to get in trouble with copyright laws if you come up with an original idea. If you design something that is uniquely your own and is not based on…