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SCREEN PRINTING

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Is the process of decorating a material with a stenciled design by forcing ink through a mesh screen, transferring the design from the screen onto the material.

Traditionally the design stencils were hand cut or painted, now a days the screens are coated with a photo emulsion which creates a negative image from the design transparency when exposed to UV light. The term "silk-screening" comes from the silk mesh that was originally used on the screens, but today's screens use a polyester mesh on a wooden or aluminum frame. Each color is printed one-at-a-time from a separate screen, either by a person holding a squeegee in the case of a manual printing press, or by a machine which pulls the squeegee in the case of an automatic printing press.

Pricing is based on the number of colors in your design. Printing on dark colored items is more expensive because it requires a white base coat in most cases. The size of the design doesn't effect the cost, so it's an economical choice for large designs like you find on t-shirts and jackets. Fine detail and small letters are no problem and 4 color process printing gives the illusion of a full color photo. Designs with 4 or more colors can get expensive, especially on dark colored garments. You can't screen print on polar fleece, knit caps, 6 panel caps or most towels.

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General Information

Artwork can be 4 color process (CMYK) or up to 6 spot colors. Our in-house artists can work with your own design or create one for you from scratch.


Art Fees

Simple typesetting with up to 2 scans or stock art images is free. We charge $25 per hour for basic artwork or design editing, and $45 per hour for more advanced designs or color separation. This does not include the screen set-up fee.

Hardcopy

We accept clean, crisp black & white artwork for single color designs. It may be hand drawn or computer generated, but it should be actual size and camera-ready. Black & White laser prints or pen & ink designs are best. Color prints, faxes, pencil drawings, ink jet prints or low resolution pixelated prints may be subject to Art Fees at $45 per hour.


Vector Graphics

This is the prefered electronic format. We use Adobe Illustrator CS in PC format and accept the following file types: CDR, AI, EPS. Files can be submitted on a Thumb Drive, CD/DVD disk or by email to orders@abbadesigncompany.com. It's important that all fonts be converted to curves, or we may not be able to open the file. Bitmap Graphics - We use Adobe Photoshop CS in PC format. Bitmap files should have a resolution of at least 300dpi at actual size. We accept the following file types for single color designs: PSD, TIF, BMP. We also accept full color designs in Photoshop format. Spot color bitmaps should be saved as PSD files with each color on a separate layer. Because of the size of these files, we recommend that they be submitted on thumb Drive or CD/DVD disks. If you must email large files, please use zip compression and send it to orders@abbadesigncompany.com
When sending files via e-mail, please use a PO# that will help us identify your file.

Color Matching

We offer a wide range of stock ink colors to choose from. We will mix custom colors or match Pantone PMS colors for $15 each.
Halftones - Normal halftones should be printed at 45dpi - 55dpi depending on size and detail.

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1.
what is the least expensive t-shirt I can order?
 

We offer a 100% cotton, 5.5 oz. t-shirt with a one-color imprint, one print location (ie., front or back). With a minimum of 24-piece order, the cost for the shirt and printing is only $4.30 each. An order of 12,000 shirts will cost only $1.90 each.

2.
What affects the price of the t-shirts?
 

The price is affected by the quantity, quality, and color of garments you select; the number of ink colors used in your artwork; and the number of print locations on the garments.

3.
What are the quantities price break?
 

12-24 pcs.
25-47 pcs.
48-99 pcs.
100-299 pcs.
300- 1199 pcs.
1280-2999 pcs.
3000-5999 pcs.
6000-11999 pcs.
12800 and up


4.
Can I combine different styles of garments in one order?
 

Yes, as long as the design to be printed is the same for all the garments, the only 2 exceptions are hats and small size t-shirts where the design will not fit. For example if you have 24 t-shirts, 24 polo shirts and 24 sweat shirts, you will get the price break of 72 pcs.

5.
Can I combine different colors of garmetns in one order?
 

Yes, you can combine all the colors you want, most designs will print well on most colors, however if there is a problem with your design being printed on one of the colors you have selected, we will notify you and find a solution, we do not print with out your approval.

6.
Can the same design be printed using different ink color in one order?
 

Yes, we can make color change on the design for an extra fee. Why there is a fee? In order to change the color we will need to clean up the screen and give it a fresh start.

7.
Do you have Specialty Inks?
 

Yes, we carry fluorecent, shimmer, metalic, glow in the dark, puff and discharge inks. There is a charge for each of this inks, please check with us before ordering.

8.
Can you match colors?
 

Yes, we can match Pantone Colors for a normal fee of $15 per order.

9.
What is the largest imprint area?
 

We can print to a maximum of 16 x 20 inches. However your design may not need to be that large, this size may vary deppending on the design and/or the variety of sizes to be used.

10.
How large my design should be?
 

There are no standards for the size, you may want to print your design on different sizes paper and lay it on the garment to get an idea.

11.
Can you print photographs?
 

Yes, we can pring full color photographs, there is a slightly different process and price structure for that, you can send us your project specifications and we will gide you with this process. We can also reproduce high quality graphics and photographs using our digital printing capabilities. call for more info.

12.
Up to how many colors can be used on a design?
 

We can print up to 12 spot colors, most of the design have no more than 4 colors and remember price is affected by the number of colors to be used.

   

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MINIMUM ORDER

1-4 Spot Colors: Minimum 12 Items
5-6 Spot Colors: Minimum 72 Items
Contract Printing: Minimum 12 Items
4 Color Process: Minimum 36 Items

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EMBROIDERY

Is the process of decorating a material with a stitched design using needles and thread. Traditionally this was done by hand, but now a days embroidery is done with large multi-needle sewing machines which use high tech software. DIGITIZING is the process of converting a design to a stitch format that will run on an embroidery machine.

Pricing is based on the stitch count, which is determined by the size and complexity of your design. Embroidery is generally more expensive than screen printing.

Embroidery has more upscale appeal than screen printing, making it the most popular choice for corporate apparel like golf shirts, denim and oxford shirts. You can embroider on items like 6-panel caps, knit caps, towels and polar fleece that can't be screen printed. It's also more economical for small designs with a lot of colors.

Embroidery cannot capture fine detail or small letters. Large or complicated designs can be very expensive.

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Art Fees

Simple typesetting with up to 2 scans or stock art images is free. We charge $25 per hour for basic artwork or design editing, and $45 per hour for more advanced designs or color separation. This does not include the digitizing fee.

Digitizing Fees

We charge a digitizing fee for new designs. Depending on the size and complexity of the design, this can range from a minimum of $25 to $150 or more, but you should expect to pay $40 to $75 for most designs.

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MINIMUM ORDER

There is a 6 pieces minimum per order, in some cases we can do a single item, call for details.

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Embroidery Files

If your design has been digitized or embroidered before, you can avoid paying for it again by supplying us with the digitized embroidery file (DST).

These files are small enough to fit on a 3.5" floppy disk,Thumb Drives or may be emailed to Send E-Mail to art@abbadesigncompany.com.

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Hardcopy

We accept clean, crisp black & white or color artwork. It may be hand drawn or computer generated, but it should be actual size and camera-ready.

300ppi or higher Laser prints are best. Faxes, photocopies, embroidered swatches or garments, non-scanable items, freehand sketches or low resolution pixelated prints may be subject to additional Art Fees at $45 per hour rate.

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Vector Graphics

This is the prefered electronic format. We use Adobe Illustrator CS in PC format and accept the following file types: CDR, AI, EPS.

Files can be submitted on a Thumb Drive or CD/DVD disk, or by email to art@abbadesigncompany.com It's important that all fonts be converted to curves.


Bitmap Graphics

We use Adobe Photoshop CS in PC format. Bitmap files should have a resolution of at least 300ppi at actual size.

We accept the following file types: PSD, TIF, JPG, BMP. Because of the size of these files, we recommend that they be submitted on CD/DVD disks.

If you must email large files, please use zip compression and send to art@abbadesigncompany.com

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Color Matching

We offer a wide range of standard thread colors to choose from. We will order custom colors or match Pantone PMS colors for $15 each.

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Small Letters

Lettering should not be smaller than 1/4" in height. Smaller letters are possible in some cases, depending on the material and the letter style, but we cannot guarantee the results.

Catalog #1

Wide selection of T-shirts, polo shirts, sweatshirts and accesories ready to be customized to fit your needs. Choose from the following brands: Gildan, Jerzees, Anvil, Hanes, Delta, Bella, American Apparel, ADIDAS, Alo, Inner Harbor, Outerbanks, IZOD and others.

 
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Catalog #2

Search by Brand or style, you will always find that garment that will go with your custom t-shirts project. Choose from the following brands: Port Authority, Port & Company, Ladies Port Authority, Sport-Tek and CornerStone (workwear)

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Catalog #3

If you are looking for another T-shirt brand that is not listed on the first to catalogs, you will find it here. Please let us know if you did not find what you where looking for, we will help you with the search.

Domainskillet is proud to be a sub division of ABBA Design, LLC.

In this section of our parent company's site, you will find everything that we have to offer as services to you to help you set up your presence on Today's WWW, take your existing site from ruins or poor web usability / accessibility.

If you have fallen victim to a non functional / poorly designed / built web site, we are 100% confident that we can design it into something fresh and new; while keeping your brand, logos, colors, contents, etc in tact.

In many ways we have experience with giving pre-developed, designed, and live sites face lifts and providing them a new breath of life!

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Domainskillet is proud to be a sub division of ABBA Design, LLC.

In this section of our parent company's site, you will find everything that we have to offer as services to you to help you set up your presence on Today's WWW, take your existing site from ruins or poor web usability / accessibility.

If you have fallen victim to a non functional / poorly designed / built web site, we are 100% confident that we can design it into something fresh and new; while keeping your brand, logos, colors, contents, etc in tact.

In many ways we have experience with giving pre-developed, designed, and live sites face lifts and providing them a new breath of life!

Hey doc what is a domain re seller and what do they do, eh?

A domain re seller can either be despised of one or more persons, corporations, small businesses, etc. These people which advertise that they can help or provide you a place to register / transfer a domain are rightfully called (Domain re sellers) these fokes are tech savvy gurus that love to talk in length about the science of web communications; such as when you send a form on a web page from a mobile device they are chopped into small packets and then reassembled like a 20,000 piece puzzle on the recipients end of the tunnel! So Doc let's cut the fancy talk, ok.

Tell me the simple explanation; k? Sure a domain re seller, normally has a web site that they tell you to go to, which will allow you to search for the domain that you want, check the price of unregistered domains, and also give you a way to transfer a domain over to their company if you already own one and notice that you could be getting more for having your domain registered with their company for around the same yearly price or maybe even a lower fee.

If you; are looking into purchasing a domain name; for an event, a family / commercial business, or a special cause. You are in great hands, with (Domainskillet); if you decide to purchase your domain/TLD through us.

We can sell and host most domains/TLDS! We value each and every one of our customer's; just as a cherry grower values all the cherries that grow on their trees, and with that given analogy we want to make sure that your experience of owning a domain is a breeze!

Doc what should I pay attention to when starting up or transferring a domain?

Well Sandy, You may have seen that some domain re sellers offer deals, which seem really good, but you should always do your homework. Search the internet to see if there are any reviews or complaints from prior / existing customers. Sometimes these deals which they offer are not all what they have been built up to be most of the time.

When you want to set up a web site or transfer a web site to a Domain registration company, you should always look deep into what features and perks, that they are offering you in relation to use with your domain at no extra cost.

We have included here the perks that come along with a domain name / TLD when you purchase one from Domainskillet.

Free contact privacy! (Most domains/TLDs) Free easy-to-use domain manager! Select from a large inventory of premium names!

1) Free contact privacy! (Most domains/TLDs
2) Free easy-to-use domain manager!
3) Select from a large inventory of premium names!
4) Free easy to use DNS!
5) We sell all forms of SSL certificates, basic ones starting at $59 per year and high tech ones from $149 to $1,099 per year.
6) We also sell personalized e-mail accounts that have spam protection under $1 dollar!
7) Do you need web hosting, graphic / web design? Please seek out the (Web Design / Hosting) tab for all info regarding those items of service.
8) The normal rate for a one year private domain registration is $35.00, we never charge you for this highly valued perk!

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Hosting? What's that dock?

The next step that an owner of a domain name / web site address is, who is going to be my web host? What is a Web host you may ask?

It is a company, which shares space on powerful blazingly fast computers. Which they either own or pay a yearly fee to rent their needed amount of space to host their customers and future customers sites.

These companies; such as Domainskillet; then cover the cost of their space that they share with you for a small monthly fee.

If you already have a domain or URL registered with another company, but don't like your current (WHP) web host provider, you can keep your domain with your current domain registrar and have us host your site.

So what this means is that in order for us to host your web site you don't have to registrar or transfer your domain to our company just to have us provide you or your site with hosting service.

So Doc what does hosting cost? Is it going to drain my piggy bank?

The neat thing about owning a domain is you also have the power to choose who will host your domain. Domainskillet is excited to let you know that we can host your web site for you, for an affordable monthly fee of $10 dollars for 10 GB of space. Most web sites these days only need 500 MB, and there are 1,024 MB in a GB, along with your memory you will have 8 GB per month of Bandwidth.

Bandwidth (Sandy) in metaphorical terms is like fuel; which helps your web site load. When someone or a web browser is trying to view your web site.

If you have a heavily trafficked web site like a radio station or anticipate that it (your domain) will be viewed as much as a radio stations web site, we will be glad to design you a custom bandwidth package, upon your request. (Please call us at the number listed on the contact us page, thanks!)

A tip on web site ownership from the Doc, himself!

One thing a web site owner does not want to experience depending on the importance of their domain is over exceeding their monthly bandwidth limit, because once that happens the owner has to wait until the next month for their bandwidth to be replenished, all the while during that time the owners web site won't load.

Now for the average web site the 8 GB is way more than enough! So don't be sweating bullets or gasping for air Sandy. Everything will be fine; are you sure, Doc? Yes I am now go get a tall glass of water.

I don't want to have to schedule you for a heart stress test, you know the over the hill foke's treadmill!! Sure, on it, tall glass of water!

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Domainskillet is like your all in one hub or stop, where you can set up a time to met us and we will bring our many years of skills, tricks, and our creative minds to our meeting with you.

So that we can get to know you, your taste, and most importantly your intended purpose of your web site, and what you want to achieve by having it!


Once we meet with you, listen to you, and complete the mentioned things above we scurry away, switch on our creative minds and work either on one or more designs to propose to you.


The staff at Domainskillet are partners with the staff at ABBA Design, LLC. This is a great thing for you, the client / customer, because if you need special graphics created, we can take care of those needs for a fee!

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Domainskillet is a company which wants to be there for it's customers by providing them all of the most current options for their web sites. Why you may ask.

That's simple we want to help you try to achieve more customers! One way that we are doing this is, we are now as of 2013 offering mobile websites.

If you are in need of a mobile web site, please pay us a visit at our shop. So that we can help you with the initial starting up process. The price aspect of these mobile web sites, is very reasonable; they are only $4.99 + tax per month and If you decide to have Domainskillet provide your mobile web site with hosting. You will need to request us to make a "Mobile Hosting Account" also known at Domainskillet as a (MHA).

The cost of a mobile hosting plan is only $63 per year, which already includes the taxes. Mobile web sites are the new trend for Today's modern times regarding the World Wide Web and they are also a cheap alternative to building a computer based web site.

If you would like to use your mobile site also as your main web site, we can make that work. How so? Well by implementing a URL redirect. This will enable both computer and mobile based visitors to view your mobile web site!

There is a $65.00 set up fee for setting up these special web sites and this fee also includes us taking the basic information from your current web site and working it into your now (new) to be mobile web site! Once these sites are set up, configured, and operating. if you have prior internet surfing skills, you just might be able to make edits and additions to your mobile site on your own.

By the use of the web based (CMS) content management system, if for any reason you don't trust yourself or any of your staff to make edits / changes to your mobile site. We can do them for you for a nominal fee plan, which would be made specifically for your mobile web site and based off of how many pages and so forth!

If you would like to see some of the mobile site that we have set up you may do so by following these select links:

1) m.jccreative.com

2) m.edwinslawn.com

3) m.bmccleaning.com

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Blogs are a highly important facet for companies these days, because they not only permit customers to share their thoughts about a company's services, but they also provide a large sea of options for the companies to allow their audiences ways to share information about them, their services, products and pretty much anything.

If you look back a good 8 years ago. Blogs were not looked upon or worshiped like they are Today! If you were to conduct a study on how social media is utilized with Today's world wide web, with companies both small and large, corporations, and institutions in mind. You will quickly start to notice that 99.9 % of them have at least one to three realms of social media in place

It is incredible to think back into the past when the (WWW) was just born, most companies had to spend millions of dollars for street advertisements, for some this meant billboards too, news paper ads, magazines, and the list goes on and on. Those days are starting to come to an end for the reason that some states and cities are making it harder for pre-existing companies and also for those which are just starting up by prohibiting the use of sign age on streets, medians, bike paths, and many other places. They are doing this as an effort to try to help clean up their streets and cities.

This new law or ordnance is being quickly adapted, it's purpose is great, but for all people which need their surrounding citizens to know of their companies services or even it's location this has now became harder. So how do companies which don't have tons of money to advertise in the permitted advertisement realms do? 

That's easy, they have to start investing in social media and directing everyone to their web sites. Why? Well so that those visitors will be able to spread the word about your company. The sweet thing about social media in most cases comes at a price tag of $0.00. Its true some of these social media avenues are free, you just have to know about them, how to set them up, and customize them to fit your specific companies goals and purposes! It is as simple as that!!!

The attractive thing now a days or in Today's present time is that, some web development shops are able to help you set up these social media tools for small nominal fees, which are normally 50 % cheaper than running a billboard display or an ad in a popular news paper. One of the most utilizable social media tools, which is a blogging platform; is called "Word Press" its a globally well known spectacle for those who want to capture the golden energy from reviews of their customers.

There are many Web Design / Graphic Design shops which have a great deal of experience in making these blogs capture the essence of a company by developing and implementing well tested plug-ins. Our staff here at Domainskillet has a real gift and understanding, customizing, and setting up Word Press blogs and numerous other social media platforms. Please contact us or give us a visit at our shop if you are interested in incorporating social media into your company.

Furthermore, only a few web development companies invest in training their staff in social media customizing. So that they can provide their existing and future customers special additions to modern social media platforms for fair prices. At Domainskillet we do just that. For example Our team one year ago purchased a hand full of what are called (Word Press web site themes) from a trusted third party company and since then have found ways to make them fit your needs.

The cool thing about a Word Press web site is, that they look just like a real web site, you can designate a page to act as a blog to capture customers thoughts and feelings about your services, and so much more! Once again, please contact us or give us a visit at our shop if you are interested in incorporating these kind of practices for your business.

 

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We take great pride in the fact that we are capable of producing, customizing, and modifying all sorts of web site templates. One sought after feature by many companies in Today's modernization is to be able to provide their visitors a way to find or locate information on their site with ease, doing away with a site map page.

Site map pages were a way of providing visitors a way to locate key information on a web site. If you find a web development company that suggests making a (site map) page you probably ought to find another company to do your web site work. Why? Well because that kind of practice is extremely out dated, in fact it's a pre-historic feature that if your current site should not have.

The new way to provide customers or vistors to find information on your web site is to provide them with an (internal search engine) these are great to have because when a search is made, it will write only the requested info to the visitors computer screen or mobile device, to where as the old site map pages had a list of everything on a web site which normally would hinder your curious visitors by making them have to read through all of the bulleted options to find the right link to what they were trying to locate!

We can help save you from having to resort to the old school method of helping visitors find information on your web site. The cost of these specialized search engines depends on how much content that you need programmed into it on the first intial installation. In most cases they start at about $350.00 and can reach up to 650.00. The up keep of them does not cost all that much.We have maintenance plans for them the numbers listed here is the amount of links that can be added to your search engine followed by the cost.

 

60 links

$105.00 x Tax

45 links

$70.00 x Tax

15 links

$35.00 x Tax

10 links

$25.00 x Tax

 

We have a team which is well trained and expperienced with many aspects, involved with Web Design, Development, and graphic design. We are ready to help you make your dream web site. We thought that you might like to see some of the sites, which we have made, enjoy.

Please contact us if you happen to not see the kind of design techniques or features, which you had in mind, because we might be able to produce them for you.

Mobile Web Site Demos:

These five customers only wanted a mobile web site with just the basics and they also wanted not only just mobile devices to be able to view it but computers too so we configured them to function in those ways. Here are the sites:

Edwins Lawn JC Creative Rickys Lawn BMC Cleaning Radiant Paint

Basic Web Sites:

KBR Expo

This is a proffesionaly designed web site template from a service that we have a membership with which permits us to offer you with cutting edge web sites if you need that little extra special touch!

Triple State Construction

This is a proffesionaly designed web site template from a service that we have a membership with which permits us to offer you with cutting edge web sites if you need that little extra special touch!

Basic Word Press Sites:

Recreational Sports Club of San Joaquin

Thie nice thing about Word Press web sites is they provide you have many options such as a member only section, blog pages, nice contact forms! Plus if you can send emails then once you have been educated by us how to login into the back end side of a site like this. You will be able to add pages on your own, edit text, change or add photos, and so much more!

Custom Word Press Sites:

The Chronic Pain Center

These Word Press sites, are like the basic ones, but what the difference is; we have devised ways to customize the page content areas with new tricks which we have figured out with our inteligent team. If you have a custom Word Press site, it will not only give your company a cutting edge presence but it will give you a better chance of keeping vistors happy, and coming back to spend more time on your site!

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We have many years of experience with working with the well known animation software, which goes by the name of "Flash". We can help you out if you need us to make you an animated intro page, also known as a splash page / entrance page, we also are skilled at creating animated banners with synced sound clips, and so much more! If you would like more information on our Flash Development Services, pricing, or if you would like to see some of our demos please contact us to arrange an appointment.

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