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October 23, 2016

Bitmap vs vector image 101

Bitmap images (also known as raster images) are made up of pixels in a grid. Pixels are picture elements; tiny dots of individual color […]
October 23, 2016

Pricing for direct to garment (DTG) printing

When you are getting a price from a printer for Direct to Garment printing, it should be considered how many garments you are getting […]
October 23, 2016

Starting your own t-shirt company

Starting your own t-shirt company requires a little elbow grease and a lot of creativity. But the first and most important step? Researching! Before […]
October 23, 2016

4C Print Shops pathway to brand success

Building a popular brand requires dedication, creativity and perseverance by all parties involved. Brand Success is a group effort. You want your brand to […]
October 23, 2016

Sublimation printing 101

Dye sublimation is a digital printing technology that enables the reproduction of colorful images on common everyday items. Some of these items include clothing […]
October 23, 2016

Pretreatment marks & box around design

When using DTG printing as a decoration method, there are many additional steps that are not necessarily required for traditional decoration methods (such as […]
October 23, 2016

Gimp vs Paint.net photo editing program

Here at 4C Print Shop we are continuously asked about photo editing programs that can be used as an alternative to Photoshop. While there […]
October 23, 2016

A look into the history of t-shirts

Tee/tee shirt/t-shirt named after the T shape of the body and sleeves. The word t-shirt became part of American English by the 1920s. The t-shirt […]
October 23, 2016

4C Print Shop offering extra services

We have received many requests over the past years regarding additional services. We have added some extra services to our order fulfillment process. 4C […]
October 23, 2016

The order process start to finish

While it is known that our turnaround time is two to four days, it is not necessarily known why it takes that time. Why […]
October 14, 2016

Possible issues that may occur prior to shipping

In the DTG world many things can happen to an item that causes a shirt to get kicked back. This is a quick overview […]