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How would I go about taking my logo down to 1 or 2 colors for screen printing?
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Yeah i was kinda looking into the same thing myself. My logo has about 5 colors. I have contacted local screen printing shops and they charge by the amount of colors. Apparently, they need to make a different screen for each color. So with all that work, the cost of getting my logo on some t shirts is very expensive.
Like 20 or 30 dollars a shirt. Any info or suggestions would be great! Thanks
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yeah im paying $40 set up then $12 per shirt......in the future I think I will pay $60 for a screen printing kit from hobby lobby and do it my self!
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Quote[/b] ]yeah im paying $40 set up then $12 per shirt.
I guess thats not terribly bad, but still its not cheap thats for sure. whats the layout of your shirts? Mine are going to have a small logo on the front left chest and a big one on the back.How many colors does your logo have?

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Quote[/b] ]n the future I think I will pay $60 for a screen printing kit from hobby lobby and do it my self!
Ive never seen these. Do you think they are a good idea? Maybe i should do that haha
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I did some silk screening in the past and it was a blast to do! I know you guys could do it if you wanted too.

Check out the post here.

If you want to post your logo, I can try and play around with it and see if I can minimize the color. OR you can consider doing an iron on. You can buy iron on kits from a local arts & crafts store too. The iron ons are full color and you create them with your printer.
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I do not recomend the iron on...I tried it on some old shirts and they been just laying around and already faded. The screen printing does look pretty easy, I searched youtube for screen printing and they have some lessons on there.

I will be having my shirts printed the same way luke.
Fast Sign also got that logo down to 1 color for me so they should get goin here soon. Its going to be white on kelly green shirt.
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