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May 13, 2010 8:15 PM   Subscribe

"Best" print on demand services for t shirts?

I am looking for a print on demand service such as zazzle for t shirts, but with a more customizable "storefront" area. Ideally, something sort of like big cartel, but print on demand. The main features I am looking for are ease of use, order fulfillment, and quality t shirts. Obviously the higher cut the better--but I know that fulfillment and nice storefronts don't come cheap.

Alternatively, if this even exists, I'd be open to some kind of fulfillment service that has an API allowing you to put in orders on your own website and gateway.

(I'm in the US, btw.)
posted by shownomercy to Grab Bag (5 answers total) 16 users marked this as a favorite
Best answer: RedBubble is pretty cool, and might meet some or all of your requirements.

I don't think they strictly have a "customisable storefront", but they do provide options to sell goods via your own website – which I guess is the most customisable storefront you could ask for.
posted by puffl at 8:39 PM on May 13, 2010 [1 favorite]

With risk of a threadjack: What about quality? 'Cause I've not been too happy with CafePress products in the past.
posted by NoraReed at 8:56 PM on May 13, 2010

Best answer: i've been pretty happy with the quality and service of spreadshirt.com
posted by fac21 at 10:41 PM on May 13, 2010

Response by poster: Thanks to puffl and fac21 for the answers. I'm going to do a quality test and try to remember to post back for posterity.
posted by shownomercy at 9:23 AM on May 15, 2010

I've used RedBubble a couple of times and have found the quality pretty good. The printing tends to look better and wear better on the lighter coloured shirts. If the main t-shirt colour is darker, it can sometimes show through the printing a bit.
posted by puffl at 9:49 PM on May 20, 2010

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