How To Start a T-shirt Brand

Starting a t-shirt business can be a challenge, as there are several decisions to take and many possibilities available. Today we show you an inspiring example on how to start a t-shirt brand:

Before starting printing t-shirts you have to be clear about your printing budget. We recommend around 200-1000£ to start, if you want offer certain quality on your garments.

Marketing and management is just as important as having good designs. Starting with the name brand: a short, easy name that defines your style is the first step to success for your personalised t-shirts.


If you are not sure which printable t-shirts choose, we recommend you some popular models among designers:

We have made it easy for you to filter in our online tees catalogue by colour, style, cut or brand. This way you will surely find the custom t-shirts that best fit your designs.

Textile customisation depends especially on the design to be reproduced: it is not the same to print a logo in black ink or a detailed illustration. In these personalised t-shirts we have used screen printing:


Screen printing has the advantage of giving high quality results at a very low price, especially in medium and large runs. As a disadvantage, only flat colours can be reproduced.

Other printing techniques widely used by designers and brands are digital printing, embroidery or full print. Everything depends on the design!

A custom t-shirt brand not only stands out for the quality of their designs and their garments; the small details are equally important as well.

T-shirt labels can make a difference; that’s why we offer you a few different options to create your personalised labels. We made screen labels, hang tags labels and sewn labels for these screen printed tees:

Screen printed labels.

Hang tag.

Sewn label on the hem of the sleeve.

Custom tag on the hem of the bottom of the tee.

Finally, to keep your printed T-shirts organised and clean we recommend to fold and bag the tees. T-shirt packaging is a plus to protect your garments, and something that the customers values ​​when they receives their brand new tees at home.

To start a tee business you can contact our sales team directly. We wait for you! 🙂

If you’re looking to personalise clothing, don’t hesitate to look through our catalogue and prices on our personalised t-shirts website tshirts-uk.com or call us on: 0203 695 2122