Taking delight in helping our customers build their businesses

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We love to hear our customers tell us about how someone spotted the customers’ logos on their apparel and struck up a conversation. One real estate agent customer got a listing from wearing his company shirt in the grocery store. We make logo wear work for your business.

Soft hand screen printing

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Some people are turned off by screen printing because they don’t like how the inked design feels through the shirt itself. The nuisance is that it can feel like you’re wearing a shirt that has had bucket of paint spilled on it. This is typically more of a problem when you have a design that consumes a lot of space …

Do we have a minimum order?

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We have no minimum order. That said, remember that life is full of trade-offs. There may be a point at which buying decorated apparel will not make economic sense. With embroidery, you pay a set-up fee for your very first order to cover the cost of working with you to ensure that the embroidered logo we produce from your artwork …

What about workwear and safety apparel for clients in light and heavy construction?

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We work with our clients to get them into embroidered shirts, embroidered jackets, and embroidered hats that will withstand the demands of their industry. For some, that means shirts that will hold up to coffee spills. For others, that means heavyweight cotton shirts and rugged jackets. Most residential construction firms and subcontractors are familiar with Whistle Workwear stores. We are …

Does Customer Service Matter with an Embroidery Shop?

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We enjoy delighting first-time customers. We take pride when customers come back to us to reorder or to discuss new ideas. But we are thrilled when a customer returns to us after having tried another vendor and then discovered that service is not the same everywhere. We recently had a customer call us with a problem. She had used us …

“Really Cheap Shirts”

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We bid regularly for embroidery and screen printing jobs. We win about as many bids as we lose. That tells us that we are pricing our work competitively. We are comfortable with that position. The bids we know we don’t win are the ones where someone was looking for “really cheap shirts” to begin with. We operate on the same …

Compromises on curvature

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With embroidery, clients sometimes need to make choices about with what compromises they are willing to live. One example of this is with designs with curvature and very thin outlines or borders. In printed materials you can effect a very nice curve with pixels that appear to the eye to be a perfect curve b/c the pixels are so small. …

What is “stitch count” and how does it impact a logo design?

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Stitch count is a big factor to consider with your embroidery design. Most embroiderers will include 5,000-8,000 stitches in the prices quoted, as this tends to capture most logos. Each additional 1,000 stitches may cost a little more, but you should not necessarily shrink from the additional stitching. More stitching generally means you have a more intricate design. Rendering a …

Would you like to talk to someone who does quality work?

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A business partner of ours won for us the the opportunity to bid for a local firm’s logo wear by asking, “Would you like to talk to someone who does quality work?” It’s commonly accepted that a customer may reasonably expect any two of the following three options from a vendor: 1) quick 2) quality 3) inexpensive Customers often chase …