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I read a review of Zazzle written in 2003. It was very pro-Zazzle but mentioned that the shirts are made of two layers. One layer is some weird material they can print on and the inner layer is a cotton layer designed to be comfortable on your skin. The reviewer said this wasn't noticeable but it sounds weird to me. This was in 2003, so I'm not sure if they're doing it anymore. If they are, is it as weird as it sounds?
 

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I read a review of Zazzle written in 2003. It was very pro-Zazzle but mentioned that the shirts are made of two layers. One layer is some weird material they can print on and the inner layer is a cotton layer designed to be comfortable on your skin. The reviewer said this wasn't noticeable but it sounds weird to me. This was in 2003, so I'm not sure if they're doing it anymore. If they are, is it as weird as it sounds?
If it's the same type shirt I'm thinking about, it was one of the original type t-shirts that Zazzle offered way back when.

It was the Hanes Soflink t-shirt that was specially made by Hanes for companies that printing using dye sublimation. And yes, they did feel weird (at least to me).

I still have one of those old shirts that were done via that method.

The good news is that Zazzle has a huge selection of t-shirt and garment types now. Most of them are the normal, popular brands like Alternative Apparel, Hanes (not softlink), American Apparel, etc. I don't know if they still do dye sublimation, but I think their main type of t-shirt printing has moved on to Direct to Garment (DTG) printing, which doesn't require specific t-shirt blends.

So, short answer to your question, you wouldn't have to worry about that weird feeling anymore :)

Actually, I just looked on their site and it seems they still carry that particular shirt as their "Premium" shirt with "premium" printing:

 
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