<VV> T-Shirts

Bill Elliott Corvair at fnader.com
Fri Oct 14 23:37:27 EDT 2005

So who cares if no white prints on the design???

I have asked for colored t-shirts using the same transfer and still vendors won't do it. My favorite Corvair t-shirt so far was the flourescent green ones Kevin 
did for Gateway(?)... but mine's almost white again from washing...

I hardly ever buy t-shirts any more because the LAST thing I need is another white t-shirt... even if the design is cool.


>When give a choice (usually white or light grey), I go for the OTHER white 

>Attachments (if any) are scanned with anti-virus software.

>Later, JR

>----- Original Message ----- 
>From: "BBRT" <chsadek at adelphia.net>
>To: "David Baker" <dbaker10 at twcny.rr.com>; <virtualvairs at corvair.org>
>Sent: Friday, October 14, 2005 9:20 PM
>Subject: <VV> T-Shirts

>> Good point, but many processes nowadays will not print the color white. 
>> It won't cover.  That is the reason for white shirts. For small runs, a 
>> computer-generated appliqué or decal is printed on transfer paper (don't 
>> know the correct name for it). It is applied in a heated press, like a big 
>> flat iron and for good color transfer, there must be polyester in the 
>> shirt. A pure cotton T shirt won't take the color as well.  Silk screening 
>> requires an initial screen outlay and then only through volume can the 
>> price be gotten down to a reasonable amount.
>> Chuck S
>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: "David Baker" <dbaker10 at twcny.rr.com>
>>>> As for T-Shirts, I don't like white shirts. They get dirty too
>>> quickly and show dirt/stains very easily. I'm sure white is
>>> probably the color that will alloow the other colors in the
>>> artwork to show up better, but white just gets too dirty too
>>> quickly. I don't think gray is a good color either, it is not
>>> appealing to people's complexions. Maybe a light blue or even a
>>> darker color. NOT red though!!
>>> I have passed up buying a T-Shirt because it was white even
>>> though I liked the artwork on it.
>> .
>>> Thanks.
>>> Respectfully,
>>> Dave Baker

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