Part 3 | Screen Printing – The History of the T-shirt

In the first two blogs concerning the history of screen printing, we discovered that the most common use of this medium is the printed t-shirt. Have you ever wondered how the t-shirt came to be such an iconic staple in American fashion? The t-shirt is arguably the most popular outer garment in the entire world. Coming in a range of styles, colors and sizes, there is quite literally a t-shirt for everyone. But where did this distinct garment come from and how did it become so popular?

Part 2 | Screen Printing – Modern Era History

What do Mickey Mouse, Andy Warhol, the local watering hole, and the Guinness World record holder for "Most T-shirts Worn at Once" have in common? Why, screen printing, of course! Read more to find out how screen printing connects this unlikely crew as we explore how the modern era upsurge in screen printing made the art into a mainstream fashion staple....

Truly Unique Classic Car Firm Wins Custom T-Shirts

Excel Sportswear's contest winner is Lance Selzer with Okoboji Classic Cars! “Responsive, attentive, helpful, caring and thoughtful. That’s how I’d characterize the people I deal with at Excel Sportswear,” asserts Lance, “plus, they produce a top-notch product!” Continue reading for the full interview with Lance, and to read more on how unique the Okoboji Classic Car Museum really is...

Part 1 | Screen Printing – A 1,000-Year Old Art Form

Most of us have drawers and closets full of screen printed t-shirts, because, screen printing has been around for a long time. Over 1,000 years in fact! In our three-part blog series, we are going to take an in-depth look at the history of screen printing, to better learn more about where the process originated and how it got to where it is today...