Knowledge

Sourced Garments 101

Welcome to sourced garments 101, this post is intended to help you find the right garment for your project. It’s a lot of information to take in; but we hope this empowers you to make the right decisi...

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A Guide to Sizing Your Graphics

Let’s dig into sizing your art and the chief factors to consider. First understand that setups do not change size, putting together the screen stencils for printing or digitizing the art for emb...

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Details on starting a project with The Foundry

If you’re wondering  “how do I go about placing an order” you’re not alone, most customers come into our services with little experience in screen-printing, embroidery, labelin...

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Custom Patches and Woven Labels

With all the custom patches and labels we’ve been doing lately we thought it would be good idea to put together a gallery showing what the different constructions look like. Feel free to reach o...

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Diamondback S Auto Press

Here at The Foundry we love tools and we know that running a good shop means keeping up on the newest technology. So in order to sustainably provide the highest quality work at a fast turnaround we...

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Screen Printing With Black Ink

Alright let’s talk about black ink. When most art is native to white paper and black pen it’s important to understand the best practices and systems when it comes to printing black. Black ...

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Specialty Inks and Applications

Let’s take a minute to talk about specialty systems and let’s start by defining them. Specialty inks and systems are print systems that create a unique affect like suede, reflective, puff,...

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Labeling 101

This post is intended to help our customers understand the processes and terminologies as they pertain to our labeling department. Let’s first touch on the primary label types with the most comm...

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Get your fade on!

In this post we would like to go over some of the methods involved in screen-printing gradients. When screen-printing fades or gradients you’re actually simulating a fade using halftone dots. In...

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Printing polyester rich garments

We often get customer requests to print performance garments like the one shown below. Today almost every major garment label has some version of performance wear in their line. Fleece or knit you can...

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