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Where To Get Screen Printing Done?

Where To Get Screen Printing Done? Express Press is your one stop shop for custom t-shirts, embroidered shirts and screen printing. Screen printed or embroidered shirts can be designed online and shipped for any occasion, whether for a single person or a whole team. Not artistic? Express Press has a free, full time graphic arts department to help you customize your design. We can print on light and heavy weight fabrics, as well as performance fabrics. Just browse our catalog of tank tops, long sleeves, hoodies and fitted shirts, and pick the style that works best for you and your
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Where Did Screen Printing Originate?

Where Did Screen Printing Originate? The art of screen printing has been around for over a thousand years. It is said that it was invented in China sometime between 960 and 1279 CE. The methods used at first were simplistic and produced rough images. Over time, the craft found its way to Japan and Europe where it was refined. Screen printing was first used to print images on silk or linen for wealthy customers. Eventually, it would be used to print on many different kinds of fabric and paper. In the early 1900’s people in Europe began to develop the
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Are Screen Printing and Silk Screening the Same?

Are Screen Printing and Silk Screening the Same? If you buy printed t-shirts or other items, you have probably heard the terms silk screening and screen printing referring to the techniques used to put the graphics on the items. But you might be wondering “is there a difference?”   The short answer is no, there is no difference. In fact, the two terms refer to the same technique. The difference is that silk screening is an older term. When the process was originally developed, a silk screen was used to transfer the image to the item- a shirt, a canvas,
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How Do Screen Printing Machines Work?

How Do Screen Printing Machines Work? Screen printing is a great, cost effective way to create a customized product, but how exactly does your creation come to life? There are actually quite a few steps needed to transfer your design onto fabric. With screen printing, as opposed to other ways of printing design on fabric, the ink sits on top of the shirt, instead of seeping through. This really allows for the colors of your design to pop! Before the screen printing process can really begin, you need a design. Here at Express Press in Springfield, MO, we’re there for
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Express Press for the Holidays

Custom T-shirts Make Great Holiday Gifts Do you have that one family member who is impossible to shop for? Shopping for gifts can be difficult, especially when you need a gift for someone who already seems to have everything. Consider a customized t-shirt! Customized t-shirts can be personalized any way you want. Express Press t-shirts are great for children and adults of all ages and the design possibilities are endless. Using our online design studio and customizing the perfect t-shirt is fast and easy. Click here to get started creating a truly personalized gift that is sure to please even
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Custom Screen Printing for Family Events

Summer is the perfect opportunity to spend more time at the pool, barbecues and taking trips to the beach. Many families take the summer break as an opportunity to spend more time together, going on family vacations and road trips with one another. Custom Shirts For Your Family Events Creating custom t-shirts and hats from Express Press can make any family vacation a memorable one. We offer many designs for you to choose from that can make your family standout, no matter where you decided to vacation. Here are a few reasons why you should create custom t-shirts for your
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Custom Screen Printing for Your Summer Plans

Summer Vacation, Summer Camp, Summer Sports, and Custom Screen Printing Summertime is a very special season that has a way of holding it’s own sort of magical moments than can only be created during these few short months. These special moments can happen in so many places in various ways. Maybe you want to sign up your children — and even your whole family or maybe your sports team — for a day, week or month long summer camp. Maybe your idea of adventure is to be out on a family vacation, hiking to a special place. Maybe it’s staying
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The Benefits of Having No Minimum Order

Ordering T­ shirts might already seem like a hassle, with figuring out the design and the price, but a lot of companies make it more difficult by requiring minimum orders. It can be difficult when you have screen printing needs for a small group of people. It can often be too expensive to buy for small groups, since you have to buy so many extras! At Express Press, we have no minimum orders which can be extremely beneficial in a number of situations: ● Last minute gifts­ You thought of a great T­shirt idea and you want to get it made just in time
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Make Your Own Shirt With Our Free Online Design Studio

There’s nothing like creating your own T ­shirt to add a little extra fun to an event, and with the online design studio at Express Press, it’s a snap to make your own shirt. So whether you’re having a church event, you’re a sports team or you’re looking for shirts for camp, your design experience starts with us. Our design studio allows you to upload images, select the print location on the shirt and even offers you clip art and design ideas to select from. The options are nearly endless when it comes to making custom T ­shirts. In addition, if you want to create
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Are Embroidered Shirts A Good Fit For You?

With so many options, it is easier than ever to incorporate what you want when it comes to custom embroidered shirts. No matter what type of business you have, custom embroidering on a shirt is a great addition to your marketing tools. Custom Embroidery is great for: Non­profit groups School employees and students Banks Grocery stores Restaurants Small business owners Car Sales The list could go forever because custom embroidered shirts are great for so many different types of groups, businesses and organizations. Gain recognition by turning employees into a proud walking advertisement. And don’t forget to give away some of those shirts so
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