[EMS Discuss] T-shirt updates

Taper Wickel EMAIL HIDDEN
Tue Feb 5 13:00:28 PST 2013


Put me down for a green shirt in 2XL.

Taper.

On Tue, Feb 5, 2013 at 12:52 PM, Rick Osgood <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
> OK I have more info on the shirts.
>
> Those colors are not exact.  I was thinking you could use a charcoal grey
> ink which I have, or straight black ink on the Kelly Green shirt.  The green
> shirt will look more like this:
>
>
> Click here to see the basic Tshirt I usually offer, and the color kelly
> green available.  This is a 100% heavy cotton, high quality Fruit of the
> Loom shirt style #3831.  It's also offered in women's sizes.  Size S-XL.
> 2XL-6XL are available for $3 extra ($23 total).
>
> For the Grey shirt, you could do Athletic grey, or silver.  And the ink I
> mix myself, so I could try my best to match it to your logo.
>
> I could do child sizes...... they are XS-XL.
>
>
> On Tue, Feb 5, 2013 at 12:16 PM, Rick Osgood <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
>>
>> Those are the mock-ups she gave me.  I'm sure there are other possible
>> combinations but voting on an infinite combination of colors would take a
>> long time and everyone has different tastes.  I'm trusting her experience to
>> pick colors that will go well together when printed.  I did ask her to
>> clarify if those colors are exactly the same or if they will appear
>> darker/lighter/etc.
>>
>> I also asked her what sizes are actually available, including childrens'
>> sizes.  Will report back my findings.
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Feb 5, 2013 at 12:15 PM, Ellery Weber <EMAIL HIDDEN>
>> wrote:
>>>
>>> If those are the only logo/shirt color combos available, I would pay 20$
>>> to have someone make a gray one for me ;)
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> EW
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> From: EMAIL HIDDEN
>>> [mailto:EMAIL HIDDEN] On Behalf
>>> Of Rick Osgood
>>> Sent: Tuesday, February 5, 2013 12:07 PM
>>> To: discuss
>>> Subject: [EMS Discuss] T-shirt updates
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> TLDR:
>>>
>>> Sorry for the wall of text below.  Long story short, A local t-shirt
>>> company will come onside to EMS and let us print our own shirts.  Here's
>>> what I need from you:
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> 1) Will you buy and print your own t-shirt for $20 per shirt?
>>>
>>> 2) If so, what size(s) would you want?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> 3) Look at the attached mock-ups.  Please tell me which one you like best
>>> and let me know if you would buy the other one if more people prefer that
>>> one.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> 4) Do you think Friday night on Feb 23, is a good time to have her come
>>> on site to print shirts?  That's the night before the Make-O-Rama.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> 5) Are you willing to pre-pay so I can be sure to pay her when she
>>> arrives onsite?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Details:
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> I have some pretty exciting news about the t-shirts.  I got in touch with
>>> a local screen printing business called Threadbare
>>> (http://threadbarepress.com/).  They can make t-shirts with their screen
>>> printer using more environmentally friendly inks that end up with a slightly
>>> more retro look.  I think the examples on their website look really good.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Anyway, I contacted them about their "mobile press" and they sound
>>> excited to actually come on site with their mobile screen printer and let us
>>> actually make our own t-shirts.  I think this can be way fun.  It allows us
>>> to buy EMS branded t-shirts but also learn how screen printing works and
>>> even make our own shirts!
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Price
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> To have her come on site to print the shirts, it will cost $20 per shirt.
>>> That's her cost, so EMS will not make any money off of the sale at that
>>> price.  For $20, she will let us print "mini-screens" onto paper for
>>> practice.  These will also be our logo so we can turn these into EMS fliers.
>>> Then she will give you a t-shirt in the size you request and you can print
>>> the design onto the front or the back, whichever you prefer.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> If she prints the shirts herself and does NOT come on site, they only
>>> cost $15 per shirt.  Something to consider.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> We need to get about 8-10 shirts at least to make it worth her while to
>>> come on site.  I would like to get a feel in this thread for how many shirts
>>> we can expect to have made so I can get back to her.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Date
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> I asked her if it would be possible to do this before our Make-O-Rama so
>>> we can wear the shirts at the event.  The only day she has available is
>>> Friday, Feb 22 during the open hack night.  That's the night before the
>>> event.  She says if the room is warm, the shirt will dry in about 20 minutes
>>> and is wearable right away.  So I think that date is doable, but it will put
>>> the two events back to back.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Shirt design
>>>
>>> I have attached the two mockups she made for us to this email.  Please
>>> take a look and let me know which you prefer.  All of the shirts have to be
>>> the same, so please let me know which you prefer and whether or not you
>>> would buy the other option if that one wins the vote.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> Questions
>>>
>>> Please respond to this email and answer the questions I posted at the top
>>> of this message.  If we can get 8-10 shirts purchased on the 22nd, I'll go
>>> ahead and schedule it.
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
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