Clothing

Save Big this Holiday Season with BLT

11/29/2012 - 12:00am

It’s true that it is better to give than receive. Seeing the joy on someone’s face when they open the perfect present is what the holiday season is all about. And if you can give that gift without breaking the bank, then it will be a merry season for all.

This Holiday Give the Gift of Custom Clothing

11/27/2012 - 12:00am

Holidays spent with families can be stressful. Everyone likes to imagine a Norman Rockwell celebration, with smiling faces and elaborate festivities. While we would love that perfect celebration, what we usually get is closer to aGriswold family festivity.

Know Your Market for Custom Clothing

11/08/2012 - 3:25pm

Apparel story Flavour Gallery has a very specific audience in mind, selling t-shirts, aprons and more to foodies and chefs. Their latest shirts feature designs from celebrity chefs such as Andrew Zimmerman and Chris Cosentino.

At BLT Shirt Printers, we admire Flavour Gallery's business strategy. Small businesses should take time to truly consider who their target audience is, then design merchandise that caters to their tastes.

Make Sure Your Custom Clothes Are Safe

11/01/2012 - 4:19pm

Everyone loves a great design. Be it a favorite band, cartoon character or political statement, people love the idea of expressing themselves through their apparel. But be careful what you buy.

Children's Apparel Network fleece hoodies were recalled from Target stores because their designs contained traces of lead. The hazardous material has yet to cause any reported problems, but caused a scare for all those shopping for children's apparel.

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.

Toast Custom Gear During Oktoberfest

10/04/2012 - 4:07pm

For 16 days in September and October, Germans take time out of their busy lives to celebrate. Oktoberfest is a festival that revels in fun, games and best of all beer.

In America, we decided that the Germans didn't get to have all the fun. In the DC-Metropolitan area, there are lots of Oktoberfest celebrations. At DC's Snallygaster, you can taste brews from over 100 different vendors at an outdoor beer festival.

The Seasons are Changing, Is Your Custom Clothing Winter Proof?

09/25/2012 - 4:02pm

As summer fades into fall, the leaves aren’t the only things that are changing with the weather. Cooler temperatures are beginning to creep up the Chesapeake Bay and necessitating a wardrobe change.

Is your company prepared for cooler climates? If not, it’s time to visit BLT Shirt Printers for a chance to transform your career apparel from summer fun to winter ready.

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.

There Is No “I” In Team, But There’s An “I” In Customize

08/08/2012 - 3:04pm

The Yankees have one of the most recognizable uniforms in baseball. The pinstripes have become synonymous with baseball records and achievement. The only thing missing from the uniform? The players’ names. If you don’t know a players’ number you’re out of luck watching a game.

To remedy this lack of identity in the ballpark, Yankee players have taken to wearing custom logos when they work out together. Nick Swisher and Derek Jeter worked with New Balance to create logos from their names that they could wear during their clubhouse workouts.

Go for Gold with a Custom T-Shirt

07/24/2012 - 2:53pm

It’s time for America to go for the gold. The Summer Olympics begin July 27 in London, where Americans will once again compete against 200 countries for sports supremacy.

This year promises to be another exciting competition for Team USA, who has world champion Michael Phelps diving into the games for the chance to earn the most medals ever awarded to an Olympian. It’s also a great time to show off your patriotic pride with some red, white and blue sportswear.

The organizers of a very successful Tag Day at Edison High School.

Student athletes and the local community raised over $15,000.

We Are An American Printer

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BLT Shirt Printers has been in the custom screen printing and embroidery business for 30 years - and all of them spent right here in the U.S.A. Our offices and production facilities are located in Alexandria, Virginia, and we are so proud to be a true American printing and embroidery shop.