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The best in Raleigh

Raleigh Screen Print

Your go-to shop for printing t-shirts and other apparel.

Screen Print Craftsmanship

In a world where a lasting impression matters, finding a screen print solution that can quickly bring your vision to life is not just essential—it can be a game-changer. And guess what? Your search ends right here, right now, with Red Bird Screen Printing—your go-to destination for top-tier screen printing that combines quality, efficiency and boundless passion.

Just try us once and you will find that Red Bird Screen Printing redefines personal attention, focus on quality, attention to detail and commitment to excellence. The experts here have honed their craft over the years to not just meet, but surpass your highest expectations. From the most intricate designs to a palette of vibrant colors, our team puts their heart and soul into each screen printing project, ensuring every detail is perfect beyond measure.

Top Screen Print Raleigh

  • Locally Owned & Operated here in Raleigh NC
  • Exceptional Customer Service
  • Fast Turnaround

A Variety of Screen Print Possibilities

From a business aiming to elevate your brand’s presence, a school that needs team jerseys or spirit-wear, a non-profiit that needs shirst for an event to event planners and clotign brands, Red Bird Screen Printing has got you covered. As your premier Raleigh screen printer, our services open up an array of possibilities right here in the heart of Raleigh, North Carolina. Imagine your message conveyed through screen prints that captivate, endure, and leave an impession on anyone who sees them.

Picture this: your designs transformed into wearable works of art, each piece carrying the soul of your brand or personal expression. The vibrant streets of Raleigh become your canvas, and Red Bird Screen Printing is your brush, adding strokes of creativity to every garment. Whether it’s a local event, a business launch, or simply sharing your passion, their prints will not just be seen—they’ll be remembered.

What sets Red Bird Screen Printing apart?

Our unwavering dedication to excellence, meticulous attention to detail, and a superior customer service makes us stand out from our competitors. From selecting above-grade fabric and ink colors to refining the tiniest design elements, we’re devoted to creating the best possible product for your event, business, team or other. With competitive pricing, quick turnaround times, and exceptional customer service, Red Bird Screen Printing is your trusted partner in making a statement through eye-catching screen-printed apparel. So why wait? Let your imagination soar, and together, we’ll create wearable art that people will remember. Welcome to the Red Bird family, where we take pride in every screen print we make!

Have a large, bulk order screen printing order?

Red Bird Screen Printing is the go-to screen-printing shop in Raleigh for bulk orders. Screen printing remains the king for large volume design orders. Other methods like Heat Transfer, Sublimation, Direct to Garment (DTG), and Direct to Film (DTF) just can’t handle it.

Premier Screen Printing Raleigh NC

Furthermore, if you’re looking to dazzle corporate clients with stunning prints, say no more! At Red Bird Screen Printing, our team of artful designers uses the perfect blend of math and science to bring all your designs to life. Our keen-eyed press operators ensure that every print is detailed and flawless. We live and breathe screen printing, working tirelessly to provide you with top-notch, vibrant apparel for your corporate events. Need them fast? We’ve got you covered, no matter the deadline.

 If your business is considering t-shirts for an upcoming corporate event, or your team is expanding and in needs t-shirts for new staff or for a last minute annual promo, Red Bird Screen Printing is here to help get you what you need when you need it.

Next Gen Screen Print Solutions

Automated printing equipment and technology have taken the wheel in recent days – hurrah for innovation! We’ve upgraded our facility in order to boost production output and overall print quality, all thanks to automation. If you’re interested in other ways to get your garments decorating, Heat Transfer, Sublimation, Direct to Garment (DTG) and Direct to Film (DTF) are some options you could consider. But let’s not kid ourselves, screen printing still remains the king for any large corporate clients looking to make a statement!

Come explore what Red Bird Screen Printing, your screen printing Raleigh NC shop can do for you!

HOW ORDERING WORKS.

1

CHOOSE A GARMENT.

To place an order, select a color, style, and material from our available brands to find the garment that best fits your needs. If you are unsure, we are here to assist you in finding the perfect shirt. Please note, our pricing is based on several factors, including quantities. To receive low competitive prices, ensure you order enough for the whole family.

2

SUBMIT YOUR DESIGN.

To place an order for superior quality prints, provide us with high-resolution vector images, preferably in .Ai or .SVG format with a resolution of 600 DPI while providing placement and image sizing details. Keep in mind, quality artwork is the foundation of a good printed product

3

APPROVE PROOFS.

Once your garment style and color have been selected, we will create a digital proof. This proof is a replica of what the final product will look like. Upon your approval of the proof, we will then order your blanks tee and immediately begin our pre production process. Once the garments arrive we will inspect, print, fold and box your garments neatly. Turn around times may vary.

INK.

Plastisol

Plastisol ink is the go-to ink in the garment printing industry. It’s used in an estimated 93% of screen-printed apparel. It produces bold, vibrant colors with great adhesion to nearly all types of fabric. This ink creates a slightly thicker print that feels smooth to the touch and offers the most accurate pms colors when mixed. Our high-quality plastisol ink is perfect for printing on fabrics, including t-shirts, athletic jerseys, hoodies, and heat transfers. Plus, it lasts the life of the garment, withstanding a over a decade worth of wash and dry cycles without cracking, chipping, or peeling.

Our Go-to.

Plastisol ink can be printed on many items that can withstand the heat required to cure the ink and is porous enough to permit good ink adhesion. They do not dye the threads of a fabric like traditional dye material. Plastisol screen printing ink wraps around the fibers and makes a mechanical bond with the fabric. Screen printing plastisols will not adhere to non-porous substrates such as plastic, metal, wood and glass. They also will not adhere to water-proof nylon material without adding a bonding agent/catalyst. Unlike waterbased inks, we’re able to consistently and accurately mix very specific pms colors that are spot on. Waterbase and discharge inks can be tricky when matching certain pantones. The inks tend to change color during the drying/curing process.

YOU WIN WE WIN.

We take pride in providing custom printed merch in the triangle. Over the past decade we’ve designed and printed for hundreds of local small businesses in our home state of North Carolina. From custom embroidered uniforms, polos and hats to our specialty, screen printed t-shirts, our goal is to provide a quality service that will help you business grow.

In addition, to helping make you company look professional, we get partake in community fundraisers and support local businesses and charities throughout the year by donating and sponsorship. We also donate garments to local shelters year around. As our business grows, we plan to participate in several local events through sponsorship.

Puff Paint

Fashion trends are constantly evolving and if you’ve been keeping up with today’s fashion trends, you’ve probably noticed how Puff Ink Prints are regaining popularity especially with streetwear. The last 2 years we printed roughly 270+ orders that had requested Puff Ink.

What is a Puff Print?

Puff inks add a 3 dimensional look to your screen printed design. To achieve the Puff finish, we use a plastisol based ink that’s modified with the addition of a heat reactive foaming agent that makes the ink expand. This can be done with an ink color of your choice. It can be used across the entire artwork, or you can choose certain elements or colors of the design you’d like to carry the puff effect. As a result, you can make certain parts of the design to stand out and ‘pop’. The only downside is matching exact pantones. The puff additive makes it difficult to match darker pantones, so we generally recommend use of lighter colors since they can be matched easier

Less is More

There are no limitations when printing t-shirts with puff ink. We suggest using it for designs

with small details that are less than 1-2mm wide. It works best with when your design has thick lines and minimal small details. If you’d like text to have the puff effect, choosing the correct font is key. The thicker the lines the better the design will stand out. So go big or go home.

Metallic Paint

Our metallic plastisol ink selection is here to make your t-shirts shine.
Adding our metallic ink will add a touch of class to your clothing and guarantee a long-lasting life.
Elevate your style by choosing from a variety of metallic colors.

Available Metallic Colors:

•  Glamorous Silver shimmer

•  Opulent Gold shimmer

•  Sophisticated Grey shimmer

LOW RES aka “TONAL”.

A tone on tone print is a subtle style of printing that is best for creating a vintage or worn look and feel. In art and design, tone refers to the measurement of relative darkness or lightness.

Black on black has been a popular dark tone on tone print. Tone on tone prints work best when ink color is similar to the substrate. Also, we’ve found that tone on tone prints work best on blended/tri-blend shirts.