[EMS Discuss] T-shirt updates

Ben Hallert - Vipmail EMAIL HIDDEN
Thu Feb 7 06:54:33 PST 2013


Count me in for one at $20 too.  Making one on feb 23 sounds great,

- Ben

On Feb 6, 2013, at 11:05 PM, Weston Turner <@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 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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