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T-Shirt Printing McKinney, TX

T-Shirt Printing McKinney, TX. Do you have a special event coming up? Well, getting custom printed t-shirts is a great idea either way! McKinney, TX t-shirt printing can be a powerful and versatile tool. Are you tasked with bringing a work or sports team together? Are you hoping to mark a special life event with a lasting memento? Do you want to raise money or awareness for a cause or market a business? ALl these very different goals can be accomplished with the right t-shirt printing services. When you do need McKinney, TX t-shirt printing services, it’s important to find a screen printing company that is skilled at printing, can help you with your design, and can have your order ready when you need it. When you order shirts from STL Shirt. Co, you get all those things and more.

STL Shirt Co. is one of the best t-shirt printing companies for individuals, groups, and organizations in the McKinney, TX area. People in McKinney, TX and all across the country trust us for their complete screen printing and embroidery needs, as they have for more than 45 years. We have the McKinney, TX t-shirt printing abilities and customer service that will make every screen printing order you place a wonderful experience. You may be wondering about our capabilities and services, how we do it, or how to place your order. Ask us questions or start your order by calling us at 636-926-2777 or sending us a message at 636-299-0162 today.



Our St. Louis-based facilities offer rush shipping to anywhere in the U.S. in just a few days! Contact us now for details.

How it Works

Placing a custom t-shirt printing order may come with an air of mystery. You give your order to your favorite screen printer and receive a package filled with custom-designed, nicely folded t-shirts a few days later. One might go so far as to call it magic, but we aren’t one to toot our own horn. To the unfamiliar, t-shirt printing is a mysterious endeavor. Many of our t-shirt printing customers come to us for special occasions and events, so we understand the excitement that surrounds these shirts. Have you ever wondered about the journey that plain cotton tee has gone through to become the beauty you see hanging in your closet or reflected in the mirror today?

The T-Shirt Printing Process

STEP ONE – Make your order.

You’ve determined you need to have some t-shirt printing done for some upcoming occassion, work group, sports team, or something else. You contact your shop to place the order and that is where the McKinney, TX t-shirt printing journey begins. When you place your shirt order, you will have to decide on the:

  • What color, brand, style, and material the shirts will be
  • Ink type and color(s)
  • The design you want printed

! STL Shirt Co. will offer counsel and assurance during the entire t-shirt printing process. Our expert screen printing artists and designers are at your disposal. If you need help coming up with a killer logo or shirt design, rely on our professional design team. Our experienced staff can advise you on the best shirt or combination of colors to use for your order.

STEP TWO – We prepare the screen

After you determine your design, we get to work on making the screen that will be used to print the design on your shirts. First, we print the design on a transparent sheet of film. Depending on the specifics of your order, our t-shirt printing experts will select the best mesh screen to use in printing your shirts. The screen is coated with a substance called emulsion, which is sensitive to light. We place the film with your design on it on the screen and the screen is exposed to light. Light is blocked from reaching the screen wherever the design is on the film but the rest of the emulsion hardens in the light. This produces the stencil.

If you want a design using multiple colors, we go through the same process for for each color in the design.

STEP THREE – We print.

This is where the ink comes in. T-shirt printing and other screen printing typically uses a special ink called plastisol. Have you ever noticed how, on a printed shirt, you can feel the texture of the design, but it is still soft and flexible? That’s plastisol for you. Plastisol works well for screen printing due to its ability to withstand p washes, move with the flexibility of the fabric, and display vibrantly on any color t-shirt.

The screens we made are attached to a printing press, and each shirt is placed on a plate below. We work deliberately to line everything up exactly so to make sure the design is printed in the right position on your t-shirt. We add ink onto the screen and use a squeegee from end to end of the screen to smooth and press the ink onto the shirt. We repeat this for every single t-shirt in your order. For designs with more than one color, we repeat it for each color on every shirt. It takes skill to get the ink just right to where it stays vibrant and retains the sharp lines from your original design. Lucky for you, our t-shirt printing team has mad skills.

STEP FOUR – The ink cures.

Now your awesome design is on your shirts! We aren’t quite done, though. After the ink is applied, the ink has to cure. This means the ink must be transformed into a solid so it stays on your t-shirts. In order to make this happen we have to apply heat to the ink. Ink curing is a science, and it’s possible to damage the shirt or the print with temperatures that are too high. We know what we’re doing, though, so you know your prints will turn out great.

STEP FIVE – You get your shirts!

After the ink is cured, it means that your t-shirts are officially printed! Next, we fold the shirts up neatly and hand them off to you. We can have your shirts or other items printed and packaged within only a few days. Ask us about having your order shipped to you. For those last-minute situations when you need your t-shirts ready in a week or less, use our rush printing services.

T-Shirt Printing Orders

If you ask us, there is no debating the magic and possibility of the art of McKinney, TX t-shirt printing promises. We love what we do and won’t apologize for it. Now that you know all about the t-shirt printing process and what we can do, we bet you can’t wait to place an order. If you don’t have an immediate need for t-shirt printing, think about some of the reasons and occasions for which t-shirt printing is perfect.

Try McKinney, TX t-shirt printing for…

  • Sports teams
  • Sports fans
  • School groups and organizations
  • Fundraising
  • Event and organization volunteers
  • Bachelor & bachelorette parties
  • Corporate events
  • Class reunions
  • Family vacations
  • Company picnics
  • Birthdays
  • Clubs
  • Non profit and small business merchandise
  • Employee shirts
  • Union events and organizations

That is just the beginning! There are a million different occasions that t-shirt printing and other screen printing can make even better. You name it, we have probably printed for it. Whatever the reason you need t-shirt printing services, we are here for you.

STL Shirt Co.: Top T-Shirt Printing Company for McKinney, TX

Custom t-shirts are great for pretty much any occasion or any purpose. Whatever you are planning, we are confident that McKinney, TX t-shirt printing will do the trick. Every occasion is special in some way, and you deserve the best possible McKinney, TX t-shirt printing process. Enjoy a friendly and helpful experience in creating your design and placing your order, the right materials for your needs, and a long-lasting and high-quality print. Be among the many others in the McKinney, TX area who have relied upon STL Shirt. Co. for all of their McKinney, TX t-shirt printing needs.

We have been the trusted source for t-shirt printing and other screen printing in the McKinney, TX area for close to 50 years. Armed with highly skilled union-member screen printing specialists, rapid turnaround times, and t-shirt design professionals, our McKinney, TX t-shirt printing services are the best around. The next time you require McKinney, TX t-shirt printing, count on STL Shirt Co. Call us today at 636-926-2777, text us at 636-299-0162, or request a quote online to begin your t-shirt printing order today.


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