Promotional apparel

Do You Have a Customer Food Challenge and the T-Shirt to Promote It?

02/07/2013 - 9:36am

We keep the “food theme” going this week with a blog about food challenges. (We’ve already covered Meat Week with our delicious customer Pork Barrel BBQand pancakes with IHOPS’ fundraiser for Ashley.) Now we’re talking gut-busting eating!

Times May Change, But Quality Stays the Same

01/09/2013 - 1:55pm

Hangers have always helped people get the wrinkles out of clothes for decades. And whether you’re using wooden, padded or wire hangers (without Joan Crawford’s knowledge, of course), the newest design for the closet staple is sure to blow your mind.

Next Year, Be Part of History with BLT Shirt Printers

12/27/2012 - 12:00am

On January 21, 2013 Barack Obama will be sworn in for a second term in office.Tickets are still on sale for the event, which will bring thousands of people will flood the streets of DC to see history in the making.

Know Your Audience Before You Market

12/18/2012 - 12:00am

Recently, artist and occasional singer Yoko Ono debuted her original clothing line for men. Inspired by her late husband John Lennon, Ono created clothes that she feels emphasizes the sexy aspects of men’s bodies.

Bid on Bigger Business

12/06/2012 - 12:00am

During the holiday season, shoppers are a looking for a fantastic bargain. So to help celebrate the season, give your clients what they want: creative gifts with clever branding.

At BLT Shirt Printers, we used our reputation for quality customization to get our customers interested. We auctioned off a Holiday picnic prize that contained a cooler filled with goodies and a fleece/nylon blanket. The biggest bid won the basket and the opportunity to get their logo embroidered on the blanket and cooler.

This Holiday Give the Gift of Green

12/04/2012 - 12:00am

‘Tis the season of giving. Shoppers bustle from store to store seeking the best deals and the perfect items for everyone on their Nice List. The throngs of shoppers might be good for business, but sometimes the holiday season is bad for Mother Earth. Increased travel means more fossil fuel pollution, factory made gifts can lead to extraneous packaging and waste. This year, when you’re stocking your shelves with holiday items, remember that Green is truly the color of the season.

A Cool T-Shirt Can Strike the Right Notes with Fans

11/15/2012 - 3:30pm

Starting a band is a tough proposition. Booking gigs, raising a fan base and releasing music online is enough to discourage even the most talented musicians.

So how do you generate a loyal group of fans when new independent bands start up every day? Cool t-shirts can help.

People connect so deeply to musical merchandise that they keep concert t-shirts for years. The Guardian even ran a continuing series featuring readers' favorite musical t-shirts.

Holidays are Coming, Do You Have Custom Presents

11/06/2012 - 3:21pm

'Tis the season to start planning your holiday gifts for friends, family and customers. This year, instead of sending a fruit cake or gifting people with logo pens, why not get a little creative with your gift giving? One great way to keep customers thinking about you during the holidays is to offer them a cool custom present with your company's logo on it.

If your design is well liked, a promotional present might just be a gift to your business as well as to a loyal customer.

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.

Salute Heroes with Custom Shirts

10/30/2012 - 4:17pm

Military spouses have a hard road ahead of them. In charge of keeping the family running while their loved one is deployed, they often must live with long absences and the knowledge that their loved one could be in danger.

To cope with the hardship of an active duty partner, they band together to support one another. SpouseBUZZ.com is a site dedicated to advice, support and community events for military spouses.

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T-shirts distinguish kids from cops in a basketball game at Charles Barrett School in Alexandria, VA.

Middle schoolers and hometown police play basketball

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.