[EMS Discuss] T-shirt updates

Weston Turner EMAIL HIDDEN
Wed Feb 6 23:05:48 PST 2013


Awesome shirt design, Ill buy one for $20.

Weston

On Wed, Feb 6, 2013 at 12:42 AM, Bruce Cooley <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:

> As much as I like green, all the green shirts I've ever have gotten washed
> out where sunlight hits them over time, leaving them unevenly colored long
> before the shirts wear out.  Just a thought...
>
> Bruce
>
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Mr. Clif" <EMAIL HIDDEN>
> To: "Rick Osgood" <EMAIL HIDDEN>
> Cc: "discuss" <EMAIL HIDDEN>
> Sent: Tuesday, February 05, 2013 5:14 PM
> Subject: Re: [EMS Discuss] T-shirt updates
>
>
>
>  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<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<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: com.eugenemakerspace.discuss-**EMAIL HIDDEN<EMAIL HIDDEN>
>>>>>>>> [mailto:com.eugenemakerspace.**discuss-bounces@**
>>>>>>>> eugenemakerspace.com<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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