BLT Shirt Printers

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!

Take Us Out to the Ball Game – Custom Screen Printed Spirit & Cheer Promos

04/20/2012 - 2:04pm

There’s something pretty special about going to a baseball game in April. Maybe it’s the springtime look of the beautiful green grass in the outfield, or the first salty bite of a ballpark hotdog. Maybe it’s just the good feeling of wearing a short sleeve shirt and sitting in the sun after a long winter indoors. Whatever the reason, we love going to the stadium to watch our home team (Go Nats!) and we cheer them on whenever we can. Even better, we take that team spirit back to the office with our custom screen printed cheer promotional items, and you can, too!

Summer Promo Items for Your Business – Leave Your Mark on the Sand

04/13/2012 - 1:59pm

It’s almost time to break out the beach stuff! Don’t you feel summer in the air? We’re lucky to have had a mild winter, but we still cannot wait for some summer fun in the sun! So we decided to share with you some ideas for summer friendly promotional items for your business. Your customers will love them, and use them all summer long!

Custom Printed Golf Promo Items for Your Business – No Mulligans Here

04/12/2012 - 1:48pm

One of the most well-known professional golf events wrapped up on Sunday and the winner was a surprise. The lucky guy who donned the coveted Masters’ green jacket is a good old boy nicknamed Bubba. In the world of golf, Bubba has been known mostly for his long drives on the course. Now he’s celebrating his Masters win, his new baby boy, and his recent purchase of a General Lee replica car made famous in the Dukes of Hazard television show. Bubba Watson is the new star of the PGA, and your company should take advantage of what’s being predicted as a renewed interest in golf since the downfall of Tiger Woods. It’s time to invest in custom printed promo items for your golf-loving customers.

Celebrate Our Local Heroes – Buy and Wear Custom Embroidered Police and Fire Department Hats

04/10/2012 - 1:47pm

It’s such a wonderful tradition to show support of our local police and fire departments by buying and wearing baseball-style hats that are custom embroidered to celebrate these community heroes. Remember after 9-11 when NYPD and FDNY embroidered hats were worn by everyone from actors on television shows to farmers in Nebraska? We don’t need a tragedy to remember those who devote their lives to helping and protecting our communities. We can show our support by attending their various charity events, by volunteering when asked, and by wearing their branded hats.

Custom Embroidered Oxford Shirts for the Boardroom Casual Look

04/06/2012 - 1:41pm

We all are familiar with the concepts of “casual Friday” at work, and “business casual” for events like tradeshows. But there’s another category of dress that’s becoming more important in corporate America and that’s “boardroom casual” and it borrows heavily from traditional private school clothing. Think sweaters over a dress shirt and tie, and blazers. A dressy-preppy kind of look that forgoes the traditional suit, but that’s perfect for a custom embroidered corporate brand on shirts, sweaters, and ties. It’s branded dressing at its best!

Show Everyone that You Are Up for a Challenge with a Custom Screen Printed Team T-Shirt

03/30/2012 - 1:37pm

In September, the New River Trail Challenge 2012 will bring out hundreds of participants in one of our area’s toughest triathalons. This year celebrates the 10th anniversary of the race at the New River Trail State Park, and athletes from local military, fire and police departments, colleges and universities, and event sponsors have formed teams to tackle the rough terrain. The race consists of 12 miles of kayaking, 13.1 miles of running and 40 miles of biking on the trail.

Eco-Friendly Clothing Goes Mainstream Retail and BLT Shirt Printers were Ahead of the Trend!

03/29/2012 - 1:34pm

With April upon us and the celebration of Earth Day, we are keenly focused on the issue of being eco-friendly. We’ve recently written about the importance of recycling, of using organic materials, and promoting the use of reusable grocery bags. We even have a special FREE embroidery offer for all customers who place orders in April. We put a lot of effort into providing eco-friendly choices to our customers who order custom screen printed and embroidered branded apparel, company uniforms, and promotional items. So we were thrilled to read about more eco-friendly clothing hitting the market and we’re talking a huge, mainstream retailer going eco-friendly and high-fashion!

Happy Birthday and Happy Summer Custom Screen Printed T-Shirts

03/23/2012 - 1:32pm

Not all of us have children, but most of us do have kids in our lives via our siblings, friends, and extended families. Spring and summertime are some of the best times of year for kids – great weather to play outdoors, the end of a long school year, summer vacations, summer camps, and of course all those spring and summer birthdays! So as we usually do at BLT Shirt Printers, we have some great ideas for some custom screen printed and embroidered clothing and items that will knock your kids’ socks off!

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.