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DESIGN TIPS

If you are a designer or working with a designer on a screen print project, then we have assembled our best advice on designing for print. When you follow these tips, you’ll get the best results in your final product. Good artwork preparation will help save cost, time, and avoid pitfalls down the road.

ADVICE

1.

Create your artwork in adobe illustrator.

5.

Ensure text and small details are readable.

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Choose the color garment you want to use and use this color as layer 1 of your document.

  • Text should be no smaller than 12 point

  • Lines should be 1 point or wider

  • Print with high-contrasting colors to aid in legibility

Pick an area to decorate.

6.

Prepare your file

to send to us.

Choose your print colors.

  • Limit your selection. We can print up to 8 colors per location, but every color added is an additional cost.

  • Incorporate shirt color into the design if you can.

  • Choose print colors that contrast   well with 

  • Size your graphic to be the exact print size you want

  • Outline any fonts you used

  • Outline any paths or strokes in your graphic

  • Keep the layers, do not try to flatten the graphic or separate your colors

  • Save it as an .ai file

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