[EMS Discuss] T-shirt updates

Rick Osgood EMAIL HIDDEN
Tue Feb 5 14:03:03 PST 2013


Great idea with the poll Austin.  I just sent in my response.  Let's try to
use that poll to determine the color we like best:

http://www.learnmyself.com/poll11565xB8Ded535-1


On Tue, Feb 5, 2013 at 1:36 PM, Austin McKimmey <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:

> I made a quick poll if anyone wants to use it. It might be easier then
> compiling what people say in the emails.
> http://www.learnmyself.com/poll11565xB8Ded535-1
>
> I would be down for a Green shirt for my self, but truly gray would be ok
> as well, as long as it's not a super light gray shirt.
>
>
> I might like to add, that if we did Green shirts, The black logo could
> easily be printed on the white lab coat backs that people are getting. If
> she would be ok with doing that. Just something to add.
>
>
> On Tue, Feb 5, 2013 at 1:00 PM, Taper Wickel <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
>
>> 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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