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Best Screen Printing Services in Nashville, TN

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. We scored Nashville Screen Printing Services on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Murfreesboro, TN 37129

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4.8 (15)
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5.0 (2)

Why choose this provider?

Screen Art is an apparel enhancement studio in Murfreesboro that embroiders and screen-prints t-shirts, sweaters, jeans, and other garment types. The company commits to delivering high-quality output at affordable prices, and the suppliers include Adidas, Champion, Columbia, Eddie Bauer, IZOD, and Nike. Screen Art posts some of its work on the website, Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest, and it also offers non-wearable promotional products, such as drinkware, padfolios, golf balls, camp chairs, and USB storage devices.

Nashville, TN 37203

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Maryink is a clothing company in Nashville that offers custom printing services. The shop prints for all types of customers, including individuals who want to stand out, and the list of satisfied corporate clients include Patagonia, Parlour & Juke, Indie Craft Experience, and Nashville Public Library. Maryink personalizes sweatshirts, tees, tanks, leggings, dresses, and bandanas, and it also prints on product bags and boxes. The website contains ordering and shipping information.

Nashville, TN 37210

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4.8 (35)
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5.0 (16)
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5.0 (12)

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Hip Hues is a company in Nashville that provides screen printing. The team produces custom apparel, and its main line of work is conducting live, onsite screen printing sessions that make events fun and memorable. Clients can call the staff to know more about Hip Hues' services.

Mt. Juliet, TN 37122

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5.0 (1)

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Sportswear Promotions is a company Mt. Juliet that offers apparel screen printing and embroidery services. The business opened more than 30 years ago, and it is a recipient of several industry awards for its expertise in simulated spot process, photographic printing on dark garments, and artistic design. Sportswear Promotions features some of the works online, and the products include tanks, t-shirts, robes, cardigans, and windbreakers. The team offers a 100 percent satisfaction guarantee.

13260 Lebanon Road, Suite E, Mount Juliet, TN 37122

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4.8 (98)
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4.9 (69)
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2.5 (3)

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Cedar City House Of Print provides screen printing services for various merchandise items in Nashville. The shop accommodates both small to large-volume printing orders of customized shirts, hoodies, and active wear. It also offers embroidery services for company polos, caps, and jackets. The team uses premium screens, inks, and printing equipment. In addition, it assists organizations in setting up an online store capable of taking orders and collecting payments, as well as participating in live screen printing events and fundraising campaigns.

Lebanon, TN 37087

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4.9 (47)
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5.0 (47)

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Southeast Impressions is a provider of custom screen printing and embroidery in Lebanon. The company has been satisfying customers since 1996, and some of the products are jackets, vests, button-down shirts, headwear, and footwear. Southeast Impressions ships anywhere in the United States and to several countries, and the minimum orders are half a dozen for embroidered items and one dozen for screen-printed ones. The team also offers non-wearables for corporate giveaways and personal gifts.

Nashville, TN 37203

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4.4 (7)
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5.0 (5)
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1.0 (1)

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Belle Mar Ink & Thread is a custom apparel shop in Nashville that provides heat press, digital printing, screen printing, and embroidery. The company caters to commercial establishments, non-profits, sports clubs, schools, families, and individuals seeking to express their thoughts on the clothes they wear, and the products include Greek jackets, team uniforms, medical apparel, and construction gear. Belle Mar Ink & Thread commits to delivering high-quality and quick service, and it accepts small and large orders.

Nashville, TN 37211

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5.0 (1)

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Williams & Associates is a company in Nashville that offers embroidery and screen printing services. The business opened in 1988, and it is now one of Tennessee's largest providers of promotional apparel. Williams & Associates' facility measures 70,000 square feet, and it has state-of-the-art equipment that a highly trained and experienced crew operates. Most of the clients are from the food and beverage, entertainment, and automotive industries, and the products include shirts, jeans, and headwear.

Compare our Top Screen Printing Services

NameExpertise RatingAddressPromotionsLearn more
Screen Art
Murfreesboro, TN 37129
Maryink
Nashville, TN 37203
Hip Hues
Nashville, TN 37210
Sportswear Promotions
Mt. Juliet, TN 37122
Cedar City House Of Print
13260 Lebanon Road, Suite E, Mount Juliet, TN 37122
Southeast Impressions
Lebanon, TN 37087
Belle Mar Ink & Thread
Nashville, TN 37203
Williams & Associates
Nashville, TN 37211

FAQs

  • What is screen printing?

    Screen printing is a method of applying graphics to a T-shirt. It typically involves layering thick inks onto the shirt's surface instead of soaking them into the fabric. Screen printing is also sometimes called silk screening.

    Since screen printing generally uses thicker inks, this type of fabric printing is usually better for graphics with one or two colors. If you have more complicated, colorful graphics, direct to garment printing, or DTG, may be a better option.

    Major fabric printing methods include:

    • Screen printing or silk screening

    • Direct to garment printing

    • Stamp printing

    • Thermal transfer printing

    • Sublimation transfer printing

  • How does screen printing work?

    Screen printing works by using a silkscreen with an exposed design. Ink is swiped across the screen with a squeegee tool, and this action sends the ink design through the screen and onto the T-shirt.

    When graphics are printed onto a T-shirt using screen-printing techniques, the colors are sometimes allowed to dry between color applications, and subsequent colors are printed with another screen after the T-shirt is realigned on the press.


  • What is silk-screen printing?

    Traditionally, screen printing has been called silk-screen printing because originally, silk was the primary material used in the process. The mesh portion of the screen was made of silk. In modern times, synthetic threads are commonly used in the silk-screening process, with polyester being one of the most popular choices. Nylon and stainless steel are also used in some screen-printing applications.


  • How do I start screen printing?

    If you want to try screen printing at home, you can do it with a little bit of practice and some basic materials. To get started with screen printing, you may need:

    • A screen, usually made of polyester

    • Photo emulsion

    • A 150W light bulb

    • A screen-printing squeegee

    • Fabric paint

    • Two pieces of glass

  • How can I print T-shirts?

    To print T-shirts at home, you can try the screen-printing method described above. To print a lot of shirts, you may consider using a screen-printing company.

    While the exact steps and process varies by company, in general, you can expect to provide the T-shirt company with your desired design, either electronically or in person. You can choose other options, and the screen-printing company typically sends you a mock-up of what the finished design will look like; Then, after you approve it, they produce it according to your specifications.


  • How can I make a custom T-shirt?

    If you'd rather not go the screen-printing route, you can customize T-shirts in other ways.

    • Heat transfers, which involve using a printing machine and heat press machine to transfer designs to fabric

    • Embroidery, which involves intricate stitching using thread and special needles

    • Direct to garment (DTG) digital printing, a process that uses a special inkjet printer with special ink to print designs onto the fabric directly

    • Engraved roller printing, a process that involves dye being applied to fabric that’s passed through rollers engraved with designs in a printing machine

  • How do I design a T-shirt?

    When you design a T-shirt, there are a lot of factors to consider. Most of the time, screen-printing companies will ask you to submit a high-resolution file of the design you want printed. Sometimes, the company has in-house graphic designers who can create a design for you based on your specifications or ideas.

    Here are a few suggestions for optimizing your T-shirt design:

    • Ensure any text is readable, and you can do this by selecting the right fabric and paint color combination

    • Consider creating a contrast between your chosen T-shirt color and the screen-printing ink

    • Make sure the type size is big enough to read from a distance