You’ve come up with a great design and are itching to see it printed all over a fresh t-shirt but suddenly there’s all these other things getting in the way like deciding how many garments you want and realising that your artwork is not high res enough. Before you know it a month has passed and you’re still waiting to get printing, don’t worry we’ve all been there. Luckily there’s a couple of really important things you can do to make sure that you get to see your finished garment in the flesh as soon as possible.
As we desperately hold on to the final days of summer the shorter evenings are an unwelcome reminder that the winter months are fast approaching. For cyclists this means whipping out the waterproofs and paying special attention to being seen on the roads.
One brand building visibility into their designs by including reflective elements is Dalston based Hitteur. Some of their range was screen printed here at 3rd Rail using a reflective ink made up of a Lycra binder mixed with glass beads. Though the printing process itself is the same for this ink as it is for others we do use a coarser screen to allow the slightly thicker ink to pass through the mesh more easily.
Fashion month kicked off officially last Friday with New York Fashion Week.The biggest names in the industry set to descend on the capital next Friday dressed in all their (sometimes questionable) finery. In honour of LFW we decided to look at the top menswear trends for AW15 and some of the designers that influenced them with a particular focus on t-shirts because as much as we love high fashion ultimately what most people look for are clothes that are a good balance of style and wearability.
You’ve probably heard us mention The Pattern Guild quite a few times over the last few weeks since we’ve been collaborating with them on a new cut and sew project. We decided to catch up with Fergus, one half of the brand to get the inside scoop about what makes them tick and their take on 3RXPG.
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For those who have missed our earlier blog posts we’ve been hard at work on a new collaborative project with The Pattern Guild. The aim was to use some of our most innovative in house printing and customisation techniques to create a limited edition t-shirt pack. The final stage of this process is the creation of the presentation box. Aside from giving the look and feel of a higher end limited edition product we also want to show in practice another element of the kind of screen printing based services we able to provide.