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The biggest website about how to start a clothing line

If this is your first time here I would suggest reading  how NOT to start a clothing line. If you are wondering how much things cost read  costs of starting your own clothing line, and costs of starting your own clothing line (revisited). Want to know more about the legalities of starting a clothing line read the truth about copyrights and licensing, and how to copyright your t shirt design.

Check out the categories above for anything you want to focus on. If you are just starting check out the starting out section. Also our search button at the right will help you find anything you need. Check us out on facebook for more inspirational posts.

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Why you should use shopify for your clothing company

By |May 17th, 2016|Categories: Design, E-commerce, Featured, Starting Out|

I have been building e-commerce sites for the last 8 years with my web design company Double Dragon Studios. I have developed on a lot of different carts; big commerce, volusion, bigcartel, woocomerce, magento, opencart, [...]

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How to Design for the Apparel Market

By |August 26th, 2015|Categories: Design, Featured, Marketing, Starting Out|

Want to know what shirt designs sell? It's not about artsy esoteric ideas, themes, and execution. Customers typically enjoy simplicity; generic ideas, easily understood and recognizable. Parodies and borrowed interest designs do well because there are already a built in market. Read more to find out what sells and how you can apply it to your clothing line.

How NOT To Start A T-Shirt Company

By |June 22nd, 2014|Categories: Featured, Starting Out|

The definitive guide from the clothing company entrepreneur Justin Merm. His rules for success are to think, plan everything, brand it, raise capitol, start small, get a great printer, make a great website, be different, and have fun. Along with his advice he tells you what not to do. Read the article so you don't make the same mistakes.

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How to start a tshirt business

By |August 5th, 2013|Categories: Business, Featured, Inspirational, Marketing, Starting Out|

Follow these 10 tips on how to start a tshirt business to avoid making costly mistakes and create a successful tshirt business the right way.

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The best t-shirt tag designs

By |May 8th, 2013|Categories: Design, Featured|

One of the most overlooked details in starting your own clothing line is the t-shirt tags. When I say tags, I am specifically talk about the tags hidden away on the inside of your shirt. The tag that never sees the light of day, and is usually an afterthought. So after coming across some incredibly creative tags that in my mind add value and personality to a brand I decided to put together a list of companies that do an incredible job with their custom tags.

How To Get Your Cool T-Shirts Reviewed by a T-Shirt Blog

By |April 10th, 2013|Categories: Featured, Marketing|

Getting your clothing line on a t-shirt blog is a big step towards increasing the traffic to your site and getting sales. This article explains the proper etiquette in asking a blogger to review your store.

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