My company has a 12 color tee shirt I plan to wholesale to 5 star hotel gift shops to be sold to tourists. The shirts are made DTG in Minnesota and the rhinestones were added by a different company in Missouri. The final product is to be sold in New York City. The tees can be made with either about 81 20ss flat rhinestones or about 450 plastic rhinestones. The 450 plastic rhinestones looks better and I prefer to market this version. However, there are quality control problems. Of the 24 samples I received only about a 1/3 could be considered perfect (1 or 2 rhinestones slightly off-line) .About half had 6 to 9 rhinestones slightly off line, and about 1/6 had noticeable imperfections: 6 or more missing rhinestones or entire lines of rhinestones noticeably off line. Before proceeding I want to clarify the following issues: What are the quality control standards for t-shirt rhinestones? How many errors and of what type can be present before the item is not saleable. What payment arrangements can be made with my supplier to ensure quality items can be received? What arrangements can be made with my customers so that they are satisfied? I also would like to deal with only 1 supplier who would both print the image and add the rhinestones.