Fickle, Fickle Skreened

So we’ve noticed recently that Skreened is being fickle. We started placing all of our designs on colored shirts because that then places a white background behind the graphic. This ensures that the shirts are more durable, since we’ve been told that the white screen printed shirts fade after a few washes! Despite Skreened’s guarantee, we didn’t want to risk having that happen!

Unfortunately, when you place the white background behind the graphic, it adds $2 to the price. We’ve also noticed now when we make the default shirt black, you can no longer select that shirt in white, and vice versa! To make sure that our fans and customers are given every option, we’ll begin to place designs on black and white shirts from now on. If an older design doesn’t have a black or white option and you would like one, please just let us know and we’d be more than happy to fix that! Below you will find the pros and cons of both shirt options, because we don’t want to leave you, our faithful supporters, in the dark. That wouldn’t be fair or ethical of us.

  • White:  Screen printed so that the design has a seamless effect with the shirt. Cheaper than having it printed on a black, brown or colored shirt, but has been known to fade after a few washes. Colors may not appear as saturated as they did online.
  • Black/Brown/Color:  Screen printed so that the design feels slightly raised from the shirt. Design feels “stiff,” compared to the fabric. A couple dollars more expensive due to the white background behind the graphic, but typically lasts longer. Graphics are crisp and color correct.

So from now on, we’ll make a white t-shirt version and a black t-shirt version for each design, meaning you should automatically assume that white versions do not have a white background behind the graphic, and black versions do have a white background behind the graphic.

We hope that this clears up any lingering questions or concerns anyone may have. Remember, Skreened has a 100% guarantee, so if you’re not pleased with your shirt order, don’t hesitate to contact them!

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