The Designer’s Guide to the Apparel Industry.

Start your own clothing company and become the next Mark Ecko, Obey, or Johnny Cupcakes! Learn how to dominate the graphic tee business and become the next legendary t-shirt designer. Live the dream!

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How to Start and Grow your Own Clothing Company

Ever wanted to start your own clothing brand? Or even just sell your OWN merchandise with YOUR designs on them? This book makes it easy.

Learn Design Techniques and Freelance Strategies

What makes a good design? How do I design a t-shirt for big bands like Metallica? What if I can’t draw? Thread’s Not Dead has the answers.

How to Build a Massive Following Using Social Media

Learn the secrets to creating a rabid fanbase that camps out at your retail store to buy your latest merch. Yes, you can make that happen!

Case Studies and Interviews with the Best of the Best

Don’t just take my advice, learn from some of the biggest names in the t-shirt business. Why make the same mistakes they did when you don’t have to?

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Does the book go into the business side of running a clothing company?

Yes, that’s mostly what this book is. It’s about business, strategy, self-promotion, marketing, and building a fan base. You’ll find all that and more in Thread’s Not Dead.

Can I view the eBook on my iPad?

Since Safari on iPad cannot download ZIP files, you will need to download the files to a PC or MAC. Then unzip the contents and add your PDF or ePUB files to iTunes and sync your iPad. It will transfer the book to your iPad for viewing.

Does the book cover the printing aspects?

Yes there’s an entire chapter on printing techniques and inspiration. It runs through the common practices and prepping files for print and communicating with your printer.

Can I get an archive of all hyperlinks referenced in Thread’s Not Dead?

Sure! I originally created this archive of links for that purpose but it wasn’t very user friendly. Fortunately, an avid reader cleaned it up and made a more user-friendly version.

What others have to say

The perfect combination of practical advice, helpful resources and inspiration. Worth every penny!

Roderick J. Johnsong, TND Reader

The Holy Bible of T-Shirt Design

Patrick Moerland

The best resource for starting up a t-shirt brand.


The content in this book is unmatched for people looking to break into the apparel industry.

Mackenzie Child

The perfect combination of practical advice, helpful resources and inspiration. Worth every penny!

Roderick J. Johnson

It is the BEST purchase a starting company (like myself) could possibly make. My only regret is not having it sooner!


Just got this book a day ago and I must say that it is the best one of all the design books that I’ve bought so far

Mike Dejean

One of the best reads for any aspiring graphic designer/artist. Full of useful tricks and tidbits this book is a must! I can’t put it down.

Sammantha Lindgren

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