Screen Printing a T-Shirt


What we print on.

Garments / Textiles

Our primary mission at Perch Graphics is screen printing garments, predominantly T-shirts. We print on many types of garments and textiles, including but not limited to T-Shirts, Polo Shirts, Sweatshirts, Hoodies, Jerseys, Safety Vests, Pants, Towels, Panties, Tote-Bags and more.
We can print on many substrates, including but not limited to: Cotton, Polyester, Spandex, Nylon, Bamboo, Hemp, Neoprene, Burlap, Canvas, and Mesh Jerseys. We cannot screen print on Vinyl, Polypropylene or Leather.

Paper / Other

Screen printed paper products give a unique hand-made look and feel over standard digital printing. If you want your product to stand out from the rest, consider having us print your paper products.
We can print on most uncoated paper, however, a heavier weight card-stock or chip-board usually returns the best results. Some examples include: Paper Bags, Coffee Bags, Coasters, Posters, Table-Cards, and Invitations.

The Inks We Use.


Plastisols are the most commonly used inks for printing designs on to garments, and are particularly useful for printing opaque graphics on dark fabrics. The ink is plastic based and will not dry until heat-cured. We also have a range of metallic and glitter plastisols if you need some sparkle in your print.


Water-Based inks penetrate the fabric more than the plastisol inks and create a much softer feel. Ideal for printing darker inks onto lighter colored garments. A discharge agent can be added to these inks to allow printing on dark colors.

Die Cut Vinyl

Die Cut Vinyl stickers are perfect for bold applications on glass, metal, plastic, or other smooth surface. Strong adhesive makes these stickers nearly permanent and weather resistant. Stickers, Signs, Vehicles, Sandwich Boards, and Retail Windows are some of the many uses. We cannot print multiple-color images on stickers. All art must be plotter-ready. (single color, vector based, with fonts and strokes converted to outlines.) Please use our Request A Quote form to submit art files.


So often people have great ideas or designs that never get printed. If you have a vision, but lack the artistic skills or technical know-how to do it yourself, we can help. Perch Graphics has several artists and designers on site. If we can't satisfy your design needs in-house, we can connect you with someone who can. If you have an idea and need help with design please contact us for more information.