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You may already know this but in case you didn't, we, the owners of Select Printing, also run the Select Basketball organization (www.idahoselect.org). About 6 years prior to now (from the time this post was written) Idaho Select Basketball (as we were known back then) realized that as an organization, we were purchasing as much team gear, event shirts and apparel as most high schools and even some small colleges. And while that was fine (Select Basketball was growing rapidly) we were running in to three main problems: the items were getting more expensive, the gear was being delivered late and the quality was inconsistent. At that...

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American Apparel, Anvil, Bella + Canvas, cold water, cotton, District Made, District Threads, Event Managers, Gildan, Hanes, hot water, LAT, Next Level, Port & Company, shrinkage, Team Leaders, washing -

There is a rumor that cold water can sometimes cause shrinkage. But we would argue that the exact opposite is true. The reality is that when you wash items in hot water, especially items that have a lot of cotton in them, those items are much more likely to shrink. Following up on a previous post about finding the softest t-shirt available and ranking the top 10 (click here to read about which ones rank the best), here is information about what happened when we washed those same items several times in cold water and in hot water. Subscribe to get...

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American Apparel, Anvil, Bella + Canvas, cotton, District Made, District Threads, Event Managers, Gildan, Hanes, LAT, Next Level, polyester, Port & Company, rayon, ring spun, softest t-shirt, Team Leaders, tri blend -

Here is some valuable and important information for those that are interested in finding the softest t-shirt available for their teams or events. We tested 19 different styles of shirts from 100% cotton to various blends of cotton, polyester, and rayon. Our goal was to find which of them were the softest shirts, both before and after washing them. The benefit of this information is being able to better select the type of shirt for your needs. You will be able to see the rankings and some of the surprises we were not expecting! About testing for the softest t-shirt...

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