[EMS Discuss] T-shirt updates

Mr. Clif EMAIL HIDDEN
Tue Feb 5 17:14:58 PST 2013


How about forest green instead of that bright green? I would be happy 
with something more muted. I guess I could go with the dark grey but I 
prefer a natural color.

     Just my 2c,
     Clif

Rick Osgood wrote:
> 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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