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- T-Shirt Forums.com Announcements
- Check here for official T-Shirt Forums announcements, news, and forum information.
- Announcements and Site Updates
- What's new at t-shirtforums.com. Check out the latest happenings for our site.
- Forum Information
- Contains the general forum rules and guidelines, and our T-ShirtForums.com mission statement.
- T Shirt Forum Site Issues Help Desk
- Need help with something like posting photos, using the web site, or message board? Post your questions here and we will give the best help we can. Please do not post t-shirt related issues here.
- T shirt Printing Issues
- Having trouble making your T shirt? Post here
- T-Shirt News and Articles
- This forum contains the latest news regarding the t-shirt industry as well as informative articles about the printing, selling, and buying of t-shirts.
- T-Shirt Industry News
- Reporting of the latest news effecting the t-shirt industry. Please Contact T-Shirtforums.com to submit Press Releases and Industry News.
- T-Shirt Articles
- T-Shirt Articles, Interviews, How-To Instructions and Reviews covering a variety of subjects related to t-shirts.
- T-Shirt Buying
- General discussion of topics related to t-shirt shopping and buying information.
- Need Help Finding a T-Shirt DESIGN
- If you have seen a t-shirt design somewhere or used to have a favorite t-shirt and don't know where to buy it again, post here and see if one of our fellow members can help you locate it. This is for searches for a single t-shirt to buy retail, use the wholesale t-shirts forum for help sourcing a particular brand or style.
- General T-Shirt Buying Discussion
- Talk about a new t-shirt design you have seen, a cool t-shirt in the media, or most things t-shirt related (on the retail side).
- Welcome to T-ShirtForums.com
- Welcome to our forums. Feel free to post a quick note to say "hi" in our Member Introductions forum!
- T-Shirt Selling
- Discuss the many aspects of t-shirt selling: marketing, advertising, search engines, fulfillment companies, how to get started, useability, site design, etc
- General T-Shirt Selling Discussion
- This is the catchall topic for the t-shirt selling discussion. Not sure where to post your question about t-shirt selling? Start here.
- Graphics and Design Help
- Get advice to help you create your t-shirt graphics. Discuss t-shirt design software, special effect techniques, or other topics related to creating a t-shirt design on your computer. If you'd rather hire a graphic designer to do the work for you, please post in our Referrals and Recommendations section here.
- Business and Finance
- This section of the forum is for discussing the business and finance issues of the t-shirt industry. Which business structure to use (sole proprietor, LLC, S Corp, etc), how to handle billing, where to register your business and get the proper licensing, etc.
- Ecommerce Site Design
- Discuss website design for ecommerce sites, useability, navigation and other development considerations. To get feedback on your t-shirt design(s) or website, please post a request in our Site Reviews and Design Reviews section here.
- T-Shirt Marketing
- Discuss the fun task of marketing a t-shirt shop. Where to advertise, local marketing tips, word of mouth, press releases, search engine marketing, keyword advertising, magazines, etc.
- Offline Retail and Tradeshows
- Discuss the process of getting your t-shirt line into brick and mortar stores and selling offline. Topics include industry tradeshows, events, line sheets, sales reps and other retailing tips and advice.
- T-Shirt Tag Relabeling and Finishing
- Discuss the various finishing services that can help showcase your brand. Topics include custom neck tag labels, hang tags, garment washes, folding, bagging and even shipment/packaging options.
- T-Shirt Fulfillment Services
- Discuss the various t-shirt fulfillment services in this general fulfillment forum. Newer companies like RedBubble, etc can be discussed in this main forum. Companies that have been around 2+ years (CafePress.com, Zazzle.com, Spreadshirt.com, PrintMojo.com, PrintFection, etc), may have their own separate subforums below (as demand permits).
- Discuss the CafePress service and features. Please note: this is not an "official" CafePress sponsored forum, it is a peer to peer community for current and future CafePress members. Visit CafePress.
- Discuss the Zazzle service and features. Please note: this is not an "official" Zazzle sponsored forum, it is a peer to peer community for current and future Zazzle members. Visit Zazzle.
- Discuss the PrintMojo service and features. Please note: this is not an "official" PrintMojo sponsored forum, it is a peer to peer community for current and future PrintMojo members. Visit PrintMojo.
- Discuss the SpreadShirt service and features. Please note: this is not an "official" SpreadShirt forum, it is a peer to peer community for current and future SpreadShirt members. Visit SpreadShirt
- Discuss the PrintFection service and features. Please note: this is not an "official" PrintFection sponsored forum, it is a peer to peer community for current and future PrintFection members. Visit PrintFection
- Region Specific T-Shirt Information
- Sometimes it helps to get "local" information and vendors recommendations. The regional sections of the forum are for sharing more local based t-shirt information from around the world.
- T-Shirt Industry Information
- Talk about the various aspects of the t-shirt industry. Screen printing, embroidery, heat press, dye sublimation, wholesale garments, new technologies and more.
- Screen Printing
- Discuss the various aspects of screen printing. Inks, speciality printing, print locations, durability, etc.
- Screen Printing Equipment
- Discuss the different types of equipment needed for screen printing. Topics include manual screen printing presses, automatic presses, dryers, folding machines, starter kits and high end machines.
- Plastisol Ink Screen Printing
- Discuss the different plastisol screen printing inks and curing methods on the market. Share tips on getting the best results with the different ink manufacturers.
- Water Based Ink Screen Printing
- Discuss water base and discharge screen printing inks and curing methods. Share tips on getting the best results with the different ink manufacturers.
- Heat Press and Heat Transfers
- Discuss the various aspects of heat press technology. Transfer paper, inks, plastisol transfers, vinyl cutters, printers, commercial usage, durability, suppliers, etc.
- Inkjet Heat Transfer Paper
- Discuss the different inkjet transfer papers currently on the market.
- Laser Heat Transfer Paper
- Discuss the different heat transfer papers currently on the market for Color Laser Printers (CLC).
- Heat Presses - Equipment
- Discuss the different brands and sizes of heat presses available on the market, including Hix, GeoKnight, Hotronix, and other smaller manufacturers. Topics include maintenance, selection, styles and more.
- Printers and Inks for Inkjet and Laser Transfers
- Discuss the different brands, makes and models of printers used to print inkjet and laser heat transfers. Also includes information on the inks that can be used to make your own transfers.
- T-Shirt Crossover - diary of a heat press newbie
- This section of the forum is where Rodney, a die hard screen printing fan, journeys into the world of heat press and heat transfers. Coming from the perspective of a complete heat press newbie making t-shirts for the first time. Jump right in :)
- Plastisol Transfers
- Discuss the many aspects of plastisol (screen printed) heat transfers. Topics include where to buy, how to put them on t-shirts, quality, pictures, stock (pre printed) transfers and more. Read the definition of a plastisol transfer here.
- Vinyl Cutters (Plotters) and Transfers
- Discuss the various aspects of heat pressed vinyl transfers. Popular and new types of vinyl media, suppliers, vinyl cutters /plotters, press times, quality, how to instructions and more can be found in this heat press sub forum.
- Rhinestone Decoration
- Discuss the different methods of adding some bling to your designs. Rhinestone and rhinestud transfers, templates, equipment, software and supplies are inlcuded in this forum.
- Direct to Garment (DTG) Inkjet Printing
- Discuss the various aspects of direct to garment printing. DTG printers include Brother, T-Jet, Flexi-Jet, DTG Kiosk, Kornit, Mimaki, Tex-Jet and others! Discuss and learn about this up and coming printing technology.
- Aeoon DTG
- Discussion, tips, pictures, reviews and peer to peer support for current and future Aeoon owners.
- Discussion, tips, pictures, reviews and peer to peer support for current and future Anajet DTG owners.
- Discussion, tips, pictures, reviews and peer to peer support for current and future owners of BelQuette manufactured machines, including the MOD-1 DTG machine and the Flexi-Jet set series of printers.
- Discussion, tips, pictures, reviews and peer to peer support for current and future Brother GT-541 and Brother GT-782 DTG owners.
- DTG Brand
- Discussion, tips, pictures, reviews and peer to peer support for current and future DTG Brand garment printer owners.
- Epson SureColor DTG Printers
- Discussion, tips, pictures, reviews and peer to peer support for current and future Epson Brand SureColor garment printer owners.
- Fast T-Jet
- Discussion, tips, pictures, reviews and peer to peer support for current and future Fast T-Jet DTG owners.
- FIREBIRD Inks
- Discussion, tips, pictures, reviews and peer to peer support for current and future Firebird Inks.
- Discussion, tips, pictures, reviews and peer to peer support for current and future FreeJet DTG owners.
- Discussion, tips, pictures, reviews and peer to peer support for current and future Kornit DTG owners.
- M & R Digital
- Discussion, tips, pictures, reviews and peer to peer support for current and future owners of the M & R Digital series of DTG printers.
- Discussion, tips, pictures, reviews and peer to peer support for current and future owners of the Mimaki series of DTG printers.
- MS Brand
- Discussion, tips, pictures, reviews and peer to peer support for current and future MS Brand DTG owners.
- Discussion, tips, pictures, reviews and peer to peer support for current and future NeoFlex DTG owners.
- Resolute DTG
- A forum to discuss the R-Jet 4 and R-Jet 5 direct to garment printers from Resolute DTG (in the UK and US)
- Discussion, tips, pictures, reviews and peer to peer support for current and future owners of the Sawgrass series of DTG printers.
- Discussion, tips, pictures, reviews and peer to peer support for current and future owners of the Spectra series of DTG printers.
- Discussion, tips, pictures, reviews and peer to peer support for current and future Polyprint TexJet DTG owners.
- Discussion, tips, pictures, reviews and peer to peer support for current and future owners of the Veloci-Jet DTG machine manufactured by Equipment Zone.
- DIY DTG
- Discussion, tips, pictures, reviews and peer to peer support for those do it yourselfers who are working on building their own DTG machine.
- DTG Inks
- Discuss the various inks available for direct to garment printers. Wash tests, pictures and comparisons are all welcome.
- DTG Pretreatment
- A section of the forum to discuss DTG Pretreatment machines, techniques, tips and suggestions.
- DTG BATTLE ROYALE
- The ultimate Direct to Garment Printing showdown to find the best DTG operator in the world! More info at DTGBattleRoyale.com. Sponsored by T-ShirtForums, DecoNetwork and PrinterListings
- Dye Sublimation
- Discuss the various aspects of dye sublimation printing: printer selection, press time, durability, new technologies, etc.
- Pad Printing
- Discuss the various aspects of pad printing. Equipment, supplies, substrates and more
- Find Wholesale Blank T-Shirts and Other Imprintable Products
- Discuss the wholesale blanks industry: Factory direct, custom labels. You can also use this forum to locate a wide variety of wholesale products including t-shirts, hoodies, mousepads, coffee mugs and other imprintable products.
- Discuss the various aspects of embroidery decoration: stitchcount, DST files, digitizing, machinery, garment selection, etc.
- This new area of the forum is for companies who have selected T-ShirtForums as their official support forums for their product or service. Along with the great, friendly peer help you've come to expect from T-ShirtForums, you can also get official help and support responses from company representatives.
- Vendor Deals
- CAD-CUT Direct Help Forums
- Officially sponsored help forums for CAD-CUT Direct. Get help from fellow customers and official company representatives about products sold by CAD-CUT Direct.
- T-ShirtForums Community
- There is life outside t-shirts! Relax and get to know the other members here at T-ShirtForums! Got feedback for the forums? Post them in the TF Feedback forum.
- T-ShirtForums Newsletter Articles
- Informative articles from our monthly T-ShirtForums Newsletter will be posted in this section. You can subscribe to the newsletter for free here and post your replies and follow up questions to the articles below.
- TF Classifieds
- This section is for t-shirtforums.com community members to list physical t-shirt related items for sale. Used printing or press equipment, leftover blanks, etc. Members can also place a "Service Request" to see if other members can provide a service they need (screen printing, sticker printing, web design, graphic design, etc). The T-Shirt Classifieds are free for members of the community with 15 posts or more. You must be a logged in, registered t-shirtforums member to view the classified threads. Find out more about the classifieds here (please read before posting a classified or buying from a classified post).
- TSF iPhone and Android Apps
- Discussion, tips, suggestions and feedback for the official TShirtForums iPhone App and Android App.
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