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The power of pantone: Matching your logo with precision.

Understanding Pantone colours: The Pantone colour matching system is a universally recognised colour standard used across various industries, including graphic design, printing, and textiles. Each colour is assigned a unique code, allowing for precise replication across different mediums and materials – if you print your logo on a business card it should match your polo […]

Custom Workwear: Branding your business from head to toe

When it comes to making a lasting impression and establishing a professional identity, branding your business from ‘head to toe’ is a powerful strategy. One effective way to do this is by customising workwear with your company logo. In this blog we will explore the benefits of custom workwear and provide insights into the customisation […]

Buying cheap printed t-shirts – what’s the best print method?

Many businesses are looking for cheap printed t-shirts every day for many reasons.  It may be that you are hosting a one-off event or looking for low-cost giveaways for your event.  Finding cost-effective and affordable options for creating cheap printed t-shirts is crucial. Printing t-shirts in large quantities can quickly become expensive, so it’s important […]

Can I get a visual before I order

Can I get a visual of my branded clothing before I order?

When we receive an order we will always produce a visual of your branded clothing for approval before proceeding with decoration to a garment. This is to ensure you are completely happy with the way your artwork/logo looks on the items you have ordered so you have nothing to worry about when placing the order. […]

can i use a previous embroidery file

Can I use an embroidery file from another workwear supplier?

The short answer is Yes. If you have had an embroidery file created by a previous workwear supplier and you have paid for the setup you should be able to use the same file for orders with a different supplier. But there’s a lot more to it than that… Sometimes it can be difficult to […]

What are these hoop marks?

What are these hoop marks?

You shouldn’t see any ‘hoop marks’ on branded clothing produced by SP Workwear as we steam all garments before we pack and ship.  Hoop marks are where the garment is fixed to a hoop to hold it in place on the embroidery machine.  This then gives you what is known in the industry as a […]

Print logo on a beanie?

Can I print my company logo onto a Beanie hat?

No, you cannot use any type of print successfully onto a beanie hat or indeed any item of clothing that is wool or knitted and this is because it has a wide weave.  We recommend embroidery only for this type of material.  There are, however a few beanie styles that have a ‘panel’ on the […]

Add your logo to clothing

How can I put my company logo on clothing?

Your company logo must be of high quality to add to clothing to create branded workwear.  Your company logo and branding should be sent to us in an ‘EPS’ or ‘PDF’ file.  This enables us to pull the graphic apart – layer by layer – and manipulate the logo for set up for printing and […]

DTG Printing on sports clothing

Why can’t I print Direct to Garment (DTG) on sports clothing?​

Direct to Garment printing DTG works best on cotton fabrics and light colours.  As we have explained in other articles, polyester polo shirts and sportswear are a great choice because they wick away sweat and are light, but you cannot use the direct to garment printing process with these.  This is because ink does not […]

Best Quality Polo Shirts

What are the best quality polo shirts for printing or embroidering?​

Quality can often mean something different to each person.  The most important consideration is what does quality mean to you?  And the other important question is to ask what environment will the clothes you wish to purchase be used in?  For example, is it corporate wear, heavy duty wear for workmen, sportswear, giveaways at a […]

Print or Embroidery on the back?

Is print or embroidery better on the back of a t-shirt/polo?

Often the choice of print or embroidery to a polo shirt or t-shirt is a case of what might feel more comfortable.  For example, if you want to brand a large area with a web address or lettering etc then print may be preferable.  A large, embroidered logo / text on the back of a […]

What are the different printing methods?

What are the different types of printing methods for customised t-shirts?

If you’ve ever been to an exhibition, charity or sports event you will no doubt have seen people in a variety of different customised t-shirts or with bags displaying various slogans, logos, messages etc.  You may well wonder what type of print is possible on a customised t-shirt or other garment and how people can […]

4 Colour Print vs Full Colour Print

You may have heard both full colour & 4 colour print but whats’ the difference? It’s an important subject when looking at branded clothing & promotional goods

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Any special requests?

Any special requests for your branded clothing? We always try to entertain any specific requirements for our clients wherever possible… It’s fair to say that in the embroidered & printed clothing game every order could be classed as a special request as each customer will require a different logo, artwork, sponsor, text on their embroidered polo shirts compared […]

Screen printing 75x t-shirts is cheaper than vinyl right?

We were recently asked by one of our customers to quote for some printed t-shirts with their logo on so they could resell them as an additional revenue stream for their fitness business.  They wanted to get around 75x cotton t-shirts printed with logo front & back. Naturally, you would think that screen printed t-shirts […]

Clothing decorating methods – what’s the difference?

Ever wondered what the different decoration methods are for clothing and which one would be most suitable for you? It can be a little bit confusing when it comes to picking the right branding method for your workwear and uniform.  Should you go for embroidery?  Or would it look better in vinyl or screen printed? […]

Bespoke Tech Tops For Double Guinness World Record™ Indoor Cycling Event

Back in February 2016 we were contacted by Steven Smith of Rave & Ride, an indoor cycling company that combines indoor cycling exercise classes with the art of techno music creating an extremely fun and unique way of keeping fit!  Imagine cycling in the dark with techno music and disco lights with live DJ’s alongside your […]

Embroidered Rugby Shirt for Exhibition

Embroidered Rugby Shirts for US Company in Europe

We were contacted by the Marketing department of US based company TV One who were looking for embroidered rugby shirts for an upcoming exhibition they had in Europe.  They have offices all over the World so were looking for a European supplier to brand the clothing and ship it where it needed to be. With […]

Embroidered Workwear In A Hurry

Embroidered Workwear in a hurry

Fast turnaround – embroidered workwear in a hurry It’s a regular occurrence in our industry to be approached by a client looking for extremely fast turnaround for their branded clothing.  Quite often I’ll get a call saying “Our current supplier has let us down and I need some embroidered workwear in a hurry – can […]

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