T Shirt printing from home is a great business idea for anyone who wants to start a side hustle in order to make extra money. There are many different ways to get started with screen printing T Shirts at home, and this blog post will cover them all. If you want more information on the best way to get started, continue reading below!
Buy A screen printing kit
To get started with screen printing T Shirts at home, you will need to purchase a screen printing kit. This is the best way to get started, as it includes everything you need to get started. There are many different kits available on the market, so be sure to do your research and find the one that fits your needs.
Area for screen printing
Once you have your screen printing kit, you will need to set up your workspace. This can be done in any room in your house, as long as it is large enough for you to work in comfortably. Be sure to clear out a space for yourself where you can spread out all of your materials.
Prepare Your Designs
Before starting any T Shirt printing project, you will need to prepare your designs. If you are printing for your own personal use, you can choose any design that you want, but if you are printing shirts to sell online or in a local shop, be sure to check out the terms and conditions.
Preparing Your Shirt(s)
Some people also use screen printing for other items such as posters or printing logos on anti theft backpacks, screen printing is used on everyday products.
Before starting T Shirt printing , make sure your shirt is clean. You can use an old shirt, if it has sweat stains on it from working out at the gym or leftover makeup residue from last night’s date, prepare another one instead of attempting screen printing over these marks.
After your work space is prepped and all materials are laid out where they need to be (and know how to do it!), then follow this screen printing guide.
How to sell T Shirts?
If you are looking to start a T Shirt business, it is best to have an idea of what type of shirts you want to sell and how to sell them once printed!
For example, do you want to print funny slogans on T Shirts? Cool graphic designs? A unique style or brand name? Once you know this, then research online for the most popular T Shirt printing companies and styles that are selling like hotcakes.
You can use a variety of platforms online to sell T Shirts such as Facebook groups, Craigslist, Gumtree and eBay. If you want to take it up a notch, you could even try Amazon however would advise to have a lot of stock to sell through Amazon.
You can also look at platforms like Etsy to sell hand printed custom T Shirts. Other people will create their own website to sell their hand printed T Shirts on. As long as your T Shirt design is unique in its own way AND has good quality, it will sell.
Overall screen printing T Shirts can be a rewarding way to make an income from home, all you need is some good quality designs and the passion to start screen printing!