[EMS Discuss] T-shirt updates

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Tue Feb 5 14:29:06 PST 2013


Great idea!  I voted Green.  Large for me.

-Darrell

> 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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