A Brief History of Custom Screen Printing
Remember the good ol’ days when we rode the horse to town to purchase fabric to make our clothes? Chances are, you don’t personally remember living in such times. If you do, all the power to you. On the chance that you were bone within the past millennium, you probably still get the picture. In those days, it was all custom, DIY apparel. And though screen printing appears as early as late in the 900’s A.D., custom screen printing certainly wasn’t widely available.
During the twentieth century, we started seeing screen printing popularized in things like posters, military goods, and many other things. That is all well and good but the wonders of true, modern custom screen printing saw its glorious birth in the 1960’s. A revolution in custom screen printing technology came along with the invention of a new type of screen printing machine. Combine that with the era of pop art and artists like, and you have the birth of real custom screen printing.
Today, custom screen printing—not just in Alton, but everywhere—is immensely popular. Ink formulas have been refined, screen printing technology has advanced, and our screen printers have perfected their technique. All this has culminated in the wonderful beast custom screen printing is in the present. We now enjoy custom screen printing in Alton, IL as something that is accessible, versatile, and useful. It’s time for you to get on board and enjoy custom screen printing’s modern capabilities.
Custom Screen Printing Products Alton, IL
The phrase custom screen printing is often used to describe t-shirts screen printed with designs like your group or organization’s particular logo, team names, special event information, family reunion themes, and other artwork. But it doesn’t end there. Custom screen printing is so much more than just custom t-shirt printing.
As a custom screen printing shop serving the Alton, IL area and customers across the country, we are capable of producing any Alton, IL custom screen printing products you can dream up, whether that’s a hoodie, a team jersey, or a wide format banner or vehicle wrap.
In addition to custom screen printing, we provide the same great quality through our other goods and services. Learn more below.
Some of our popular screen printing products in Alton, IL are:
- Custom t-shirts
- Tank tops
- Sweatshirts and sweatpants
- Long sleeve shirts
- Ball caps and other hats
- Tumblers and mugs
- Promotional materials
- Other swag and merchandise