A Decade Of DTG Printing Quality Improvements

The evolution of digital apparel printing at Threadless Threadless has been printing T-Shirt designs submitted by our artist community since November of 2000. From 2000-2011, we relied 100% on screen printing to produce our products. We started researching more about digital printing in 2007 as the technology began to show a lot of promise. It wasn’t until 2011 that we felt the quality of direct-to-garment (DTG) printing was ready for primetime. In 2011, we began experimenting with offering some ofRead more

Out with the Old and in with the New: Our 2018 Year in Review

Oh hey 2019. NICE TO MEET YOU. We hope you all had an amazing new year’s celebration and that you’re well on your way to chasing your 2019 dreams. 2018 was certainly a fun ride. Threadless turned a legal voting age (what’s up, 18!!!). Artist Shops launched Bucketfeet, so now truly anyone can become a shoe designer. We added a neat hi-5 feature in Discover for folks to show their appreciation for new products launching across our Shops network. OurRead more

New Product Alert: Add Stickers to Your Artist Shop!

Have you heard the news? Stickers are the newest addition to the Artist Shops product lineup! Stickers have been at the top of the must-have list for Shop owners for a long time, and the wait is finally over. This new product is already starting to pour into Discover. And with the holiday shopping season inching closer and closer, now would be a great time to add this product to your Shop. Here are some details:  Available in four different sizes:Read more

T-Shirt Guide: What Sets Apart the Different Styles of T-Shirts in Artist Shops?

Tees on tees on tees! If you’ve been keeping up with the new product additions in Artist Shops, you already know that we’ve added some awesome new tees to the lineup: extra soft, premium, and heavyweight! There are lots of different styles of t-shirts for you to add to your Artist Shop, and – trust us – tees sell! But from the regular vs the premium to the tri-blend vs the extra soft, what makes each of these styles of t-shirts uniqueRead more

6 Ways to Get Your Shop Ready for Fall

It’s official: fall is here! Running promos during this in-between season can be as overwhelming as trying to dress for it (one day it’s hoody weather, the next it’s tee weather). When you’re thinking about promos, you have to turn on your marketing brain and think ahead. And there are lots of ways you can get your Shop ready for scoring some earnings this season while also preparing your Shop for an awesome holiday season, too (which is creeping up fast). Time toRead more

How to Promote New iPhone Cases in Your Artist Shop

No naked new phones! Last week was the Christmas for Apple tech-lovers everywhere: the announcement of the newest iPhones. We’re super on our tech news, so the iPhone cases for the brand new models are already available in your Artist Shop! With these new phones still trending, preorders still coming in, and customers looking for a cool case to protect that expensive new screen, now’s the perfect time to add these new cases to your product lineup. Big new phone announcements onlyRead more

The 5 New Apparel Items to Add to Your Shop This Fall

With pumpkin spice lattes already rolled out in coffee shops, it’s official: fall is upon us. This time of year, shoppers are transitioning from the “shed the sleeve” attitude of summer to the cozy, fleece comforts of fall. And with five NEW high-quality apparel items now available in Artist Shops, now is the perfect time to refresh your Shop’s product lineup! Introducing the Premium Tee, Extra Soft Tee, and – the perfect fall apparel – three super soft sponge fleece products to yourRead more

New Product Alert: Add Bucketfeet Shoes to Your Artist Shop!

Bucketfeet slip-ons have slipped into Artist Shops! These super stylish, super comfy slip-ons are a game-changing product that will kick your Shop up to the next level. Since Bucketfeet became a part of Threadless, we’ve been eager to add slip-ons to the Artist Shop product offering lineup, and we know you have been too. Get to know this exciting new canvas, then start adding them to your product lineup! .     .     . Meet the Bucketfeet Slip-on With eight separate printable areasRead more

New Feature Alert: Introducing Hi-5 on Discover!

Exciting news! We just added a cool new feature to Threadless Discover: say hi to Hi-5! Hi-5 is a fun new way for Shop customers to show some love to your designs. Now when you look at the designs in Discover, there’s a little clickable heart that appears on the corner of each design. When you tap that heart, boom! You’ve Hi-5’d a design and spread some good vibes. It’s basically the new “like”. ♥     ♥     ♥ How it helpsRead more

Sneak Peek: 10 New Apparel Products Coming to Artist Shops

Get ready: something wicked awesome this way comes! Over the next few months, we’re going to be rolling out some rad new apparel products for your Artist Shop. We’ll send you a heads up the moment you can start adding them so you don’t miss a thing. But in the meantime, here’s a little illustrated sneak preview of the 10 new products coming soon. 👀 .     .     . Real quick: a note from us to you! We careRead more

How Much Should You Charge for Your Art?

Any creative, artist, and entrepreneur can relate to the tricky business of figuring out how to price your products. How much is too much? Too little? While it’s only natural to worry about overcharging, you also want to be sure you’re charging enough so that you’ll actually make money, whether it’s for yourself or for a good cause. That’s why we created a tool that will make calculating your prices a snap: the Artist Shops Pricing Calculator.  Those of you who canRead more

New Year, New Us: Introducing Artist Shops 2.0!

Happy New Year! They say, “New year, new you”, and for us? That means announcing that Artist Shops has officially been upgraded to Artist Shops 2.0! 2017 was huge; there were tons of updates made, and we couldn’t have done that without your input! We took all of your feedback from last year and used it to make your Artist Shops experience even better. Let’s look back at some of the biggest changes and additions made in 2017. Artist ShopsRead more