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Custom Printing Services

We pride ourselves in being a shop that focuses on quality. We believe in slowing down and engaging in every step of the process.  

Whether it's a t-shirt for your family reunion, a piece of company swag or a new line of tees for your brand — everything is hand printed with love and attention.

PRINTED GOODS:

Small shops like ours allow for flexibility and creativity. We're up for the challenge of printing on anything flat that will take to the inks we have in our shop. 

WANT something other than T-shirts?

Contact us for stickers, hats, mugs, pens and so much more that can take your promotional game to the next level.

NEED SOME HELP WITH THE DESIGN?

We have the experience and skills to breathe life into any of your ideas. We work through a tested and concise design process that allows us to take your apparel and promotional products to the next level.

CUSTOM PRINTING FAQ

I DON'T NEED A BUNCH OF SHIRTS, CAN YOU PRINT UP SMALL AMOUNTS?

Short answer, yes. The screen print process is at it's most efficient when done for large quantities. Due to this, our minimum order starts at 12 pieces for a 1 colour graphic.

 

Please review our pricing sheet or fill out out quote sheet for a more detailed price breakdown.

 

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

There are multiple factors that makeup an orders total. Since each order is unique the best way to know is by contacting us for an accurate quote. Things that factor into printing costs would include:

  • Total number of shirts (per design)

  • Number of ink colors in the design

  • Number of print locations

  • The style/brand/blend of the item being printed on

 

CAN YOU SCREENPRINT ANYTHING BESIDES T-SHIRTS?

Yes! We have the ability to print:

  • T-shirts

  • Tank Tops

  • Sweatshirts

  • Tote Bags

  • Blankets

  • Bandanas

If an item you're interested in getting printed isn't listed here, just shoot us a line and we'll let you know if we're up for the challenge.

DO I HAVE TO SUPPLY MY OWN SHIRTS?

No, we have accounts set up with a large network of distributors to get you the products you need at a good price and without the hassle of ordering and receiving.

If you want to provide your on blanks this is something we can accommodate but often new or unknown fabrics can have unexpected reactions during the ink curing process so it is best if you have a sample of a garment or fabric that we can review before quoting your job.

I HAVE AN IDEA, BUT I DON'T HAVE A DESIGN. IS THIS SOMETHING YOU CAN HELP ME WITH?

Absolutely. One of our favourite things about doing what we do is having the ability to help bring your ideas to life. If you need design services we offer this at a rates starting at $60/hour for custom designs.

CAN I SUBMIT MY OWN ARTWORK?

For sure! If you have pre-made artwork that you want to use, we ask that you send that over to us with your inquiry so we can make sure it is something we are capable of producing. Printable files must be at least 300 dpi in .pdf or .eps file formats.

 

Any artwork provided to us that does not meet artwork requirements, will incur a $60/hr design fee to convert or re-create it in order for it to be print-ready. We will always give you an estimate before doing this work.

 

WILL I GET A PROOF BEFORE YOU GO TO PRINT?

You will be supplied a digital mock-up of your order prior to print. All art must be approved online. Changes to the artwork after approving the mock-up could push back your ship date. We will not be responsible for errors, misspelling, or otherwise in approved digital mock-ups and artwork.

HOW SOON COULD I GET AN ORDER COMPLETED?

Our standard turnaround time is 7-10 business days from the point we are provided with sizes to order blank tees. Rush orders are possible at an additional fee and but will also depend on our availability.

WHAT STYLE OF PRINT DO YOU PRODUCE?

We use plastisol ink at our shop. Plastisol can be opaque and durable; however, if that’s not your jam, we can adjust our inks to shoot for a print that mimics the feel of water-based printing giving you a soft breathable shirt. 

DO YOU REQUIRE A DEPOSIT BEFORE PRINTING?

Yes, for any orders over 50 pieces, we require a 30% deposit of the estimated total cost of your order. 

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GET IN TOUCH:

Tel: 587 . 997 . 6182

hello@matteblackstudio.ca

413 Forge Rd. SE

Calgary AB, T2H 0S9