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At the beginning of each year, our favorite apparel brands send us stacks of new product flyers and catalogs that show off all of their new garments. This is the time In City Prints goes into "test mode!" We order up samples of what's new, access the look and feel of the textiles, and begin printing to see which inks and print methods work best for each article of clothing. We are then able to make accurate and informed recommendations to our customers about our favorite new garments.    Here is a list of our favorites for 2019!   Bella + Canvas ...

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One trip to the back of your closet and you may find at least one dreadful example of an apparel purchase gone wrong. If it's your job to buy for your company or organization, these tips will help to avoid the stress of making the wrong choice. You want to give a very personal gift of value to be worn and enjoyed for years to come. When your customers, prospective clients or employees get to the back of their closet, you don't want your company's shirt hanging as a misfit, never to be worn. Why should you buy apparel? Giving...

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Screen printing custom t-shirts is one way of creating promotional giveaways. They don't have to be giveaways because you can charge for them, but the important thing is that they are advertising you or your group on the chest of everybody that wears them. Get that WOW factor into the design, and people will look back as the wearer passes them and see the same message on the back! What do you want on your t-shirt that'll promote you? Your name - OK for a band. Your logo - OK for a business. Your photograph - OK for individual entertainers...

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Promotional items are meant to advertise your company and its products. That means when you give away freebies like umbrellas and T-shirts, they must be branded with an unobtrusive yet attractive company logo. Most companies choose to print their logo on promotional garments. Printing is cost-effective, fast, and cheap but there are so many different printing techniques used for apparel printing. Almost all of them suit different business strategies but not everyone knows about them in detail. We've listed a few of the more commonly used apparel printing techniques used nowadays that you should know about before you choose. Screen...

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Question: What is DTG Printing? Answer: DTG is an acronym for Direct to Garment printing. Other terms for this include, but are not limited to, digital direct to garment printing, inkjet to garment printing, and digital apparel printing. The DTG printing process involves printing directly to textiles or clothing with a modified inkjet printer that is specifically designed to print garments. It requires a specialized platen and inks that are formulated specifically for cloth textile printing. These inks are printed directly to the fabric, unlike dye sublimation textile printing or heat transfer printing which uses a paper carrier which transfers the...

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