Alexandria Virginia

Is Your Message Getting Heard? Make Sure with Custom Clothing

10/25/2012 - 4:16pm

T-shirt designers are always looking for the next big thing. Whether it's the latest pop culture phenomenon or the latest Twitter trend, you can be sure that someone will create a t-shirt to capitalize off the popularity. The only problem with the YOLO shirt you just bought? It'll probably seem passé in a few months.

Boldly Go with a New Custom Look

10/18/2012 - 4:13pm

In the world of Star Trek fandom, it's hard to broach a new frontier as far as promotional merchandise. There are exact replica uniforms, mini-models of every character, prosthetic makeup and even working phasers.

With such a saturated market, it's hard to get noticed. Graphic artist Juan Ortiz figured out a wonderful way to get product noticed. Ortiz designed a t-shirt representing each episode of the Original series. Each vintage-inspired original design is specifically tailored to the Star Trek market, while maintaining a unique and interesting look.

BLT is the Perfect Assignment for Back to School

09/20/2012 - 4:01pm

September is back to school month for many families in the DC area. Kids are busy earning good grades and signing up for extracurricular activities, which means that parents will need to invest in some customized apparel.

Sports teams, after-school clubs and community groups are all part of student life. To add a sense of solidarity to scholastic activities, consider creating custom t-shirts and bags for your favorite students’ groups.

Make Fundraising Fun with a Customization Contest

09/06/2012 - 3:54pm

For their 8th annual ZooWalk for Autism in East Valley Arizona, the fundraisers came up with a great idea to garner support. They held a contest asking participants to design the promotional t-shirt for their October 6 walk.

BLT Shirt Printers thinks this is a great idea for charity groups struggling to come up with fun graphic designs year after year. By holding an open designing contest, you drum up early support for your cause, get a wide range of ideas and cultivate excitement in the community. Also, instead of staring morosely at a blank piece of paper, you’ll get the chance to peruse the diverse work of others.

T-Shirts Are Our History, Customize Yours with BLT

08/16/2012 - 3:43pm

In the late 1980s, a six-year-old girl received a t-shirt for her birthday. It proudly proclaimed “Back off man! I’m a Ghostbuster!” She wore it constantly, shouting the slogan as she chased imaginary ghosts around the house. A few years and growth spurts later, the shirt was too small, but still cherished.

BLT Keeps Your Company Looking Good, Even On Dirty Jobs

08/14/2012 - 3:42pm

Maid to Clean is a company that’s used to a challenge. Cindi Bermudez leads a team of expert cleaners who are dedicated to preserving the beauty and tranquility of your home or office.

As part of their dedication to cleanliness, Maid to Clean sports immaculate uniforms. The company’s mascot, a combination of founder Bermudez and Rosie the Riveter gives her company a striking look that stands out from the competition. Look for their distinctive white, blue and green uniforms to ensure you’re getting the quality clean you deserve.

BLT Can Help You Reach Your Customers

07/31/2012 - 2:57pm

Each successful company has an image that’s easily recognizable. Disney has the Mickey ears, Apple has the nibbled fruit and Budweiser has the Clydesdale. These images are on t-shirts, technology items and any other product that the companies can think of.

Why are these images so important to companies? Because dynamic, iconic images sell brands and further advertising for companies willing to invest in them. Big businesses don’t have to be the only businesses that profit off of branding.

Make Your Merchandise Part of Team USA

07/26/2012 - 2:56pm

Recently, Ralph Lauren revealed his designs for Team USA’s Olympic Parade uniforms. The uniforms feature blue blazers, white pants and berets with red, white and blue detailing. It doesn’t sound controversial, but these garments are in the middle of an Olympic-sized debate.

Custom Screen Printed & Embroidered Baseball Hats – All Made in the USA

04/23/2012 - 2:06pm

Long time readers of our blog already know that all of our screen printing and embroidery work is done right here in the good old USA. We’re proud of our 30 year old company, and we love to have our clients visit us and watch us work. For our clients who live and work far away from us, we also have videos of our screen printing and embroidery machines in action. It really is something to see. And, all of this happens right here at our shops in Alexandria, Virginia. We are Made in the USA!

Sponsoring Community Events Builds Your Company’s Brand

02/22/2012 - 11:36am

In almost every town across our great Nation, there are local volunteer groups and non-profits dedicated to improving the community. From the volunteer fire fighters to the shelters for abandoned pets to the food pantries for the homeless, these community based organizations are integral elements of a thriving town, and supporting them is the job for the locals. For local businesses, sponsoring events held by community organizations is not only good for the town, but for the company’s brand as well.

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