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How T-shirts are made

4 Nov 2014 14:52:19

A great story on a quest to find out how T-shirts are made. What they ar made from. Why they are made and by whom?

Let's make a T-shirts

Planet Money wanted to see the hidden world behind clothes sold in the world. So they decided to make a T-shirt. An ordinary shirt like everybody knows and are sold everywhere — nothing special organic cotton, not hand-sewn in the United States.

Crowdfunding T-shirt...

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Posted in How T-shirts are made By Sean Heukels

You can grow cotton in places where land and labor are cheap. But most of the cotton in the Planet Money T-shirts was grown in the U.S. In fact, the U.S. exports more cotton than any country in the world. Here are three reasons why.

1. Effiency in cotton
There is just so much cotton. Some of the numer A cotton farmer shared some of the numbers behind this operation. The U.S. has perfected cotton by ...

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Making T-shirts out of yarn

4 Nov 2014 22:05:48

There are 6 miles of yarn in a single T-shirt. If any of that yarn is not up to the expected quality the T-shirt could fall apart. (Yarn, by the way, is what ordinary people call thread. In the garment business, it’s called yarn.)

Spinning yarn is high-tech and very complex. The yarn has to meet dozens of specifications — thickness, tenacity, the amount of twist, the direction of the twist.

Yarn for T-shirts

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Posted in How T-shirts are made By Sean Heukels

Tall men have got something people rarely have: their appearance which shines throughout the crowd! However, what they are not so happy with are those extra inches that do not let them choose the perfect outfit. Trousers keep swinging around their ankles. Besides this, wearing ill-fitting t-shirts for years may result in developing a hunch.

So how should you actually choose your t-shirts if you are...

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Posted in All about T-shirts By Sean Heukels

How to Choose an Extra Long T-Shirt

Many men think that a T-shirt is just something that you pull on after work while you watch the TV or when you call in at the gym for a workout. It is a functional piece of clothing and what it looks and fits like doesn’t really matter. That may be, but a well fitted T-shirt can be a great friend that makes you look good – and when you look good, you feel good. F...

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Posted in All about T-shirts By Mark Boekraad

Lots of men find getting the perfect fitting t-shirt can be challenging and frustrating. When you are looking for big and tall men’s t-shirts, the frustrating increases even further. Shops don’t comply with standard sizes. Other shops label clothes as big and tall but they aren’t either when you try them on. It seems like the big and tall man is perpetually destined to have a poorly fitted t-shirt...

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Why choose a long tail T-shirt?

18 Jun 2015 13:09:57

The T-shirt started out life as a mere undergarment, hidden beneath the formal shirt or jumper. Its aim was to add a layer of warmth in colder weather. In the century or so since the t-shirt came into being, its use and popularity has continued to increase. Many men use the t-shirt as a fall back top when they aren’t sure what else to wear – not too formal, not too sporty. For the taller man, the ...

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Posted in All about T-shirts By Mark Boekraad

In this article, all important facts and figures on cotton are explained. Everything you need to know about cotton is explained in this article. About it's history. How does cotton grow, where does it grow? No one really knows how old cotton is. But when is cotton discovered? Researchers, who are looking for open cotton "Bollcaves", have found evidence of cotton balls and cotton clothing that is a...

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Posted in All about T-shirts By Mark Boekraad

So you have the perfect white shirt that you wear all the time. It fits you ideally and you feel smart and comfortable in it. But you suddenly realise that there are yellow armpit stains appearing on the t-shirt or dress shirt. Don’t panic – this doesn’t mean the end of the shirt. Here we share tips on removing yellow armpit stains from white clothing to prolong the life of that favourite white sh...

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Posted in All about T-shirts By Angela

How to care for your T-shirts

13 Sep 2015 19:00:29

How to take care of your favorite T-shirts? For some people, a T-shirt is something of a throwaway piece of clothing. Bought on the cheap, it gets a few uses and then goes for the scrap material bag. But if you have bought a good quality T-shirt, you want a longer lifespan to it. Therefore caring for it in the right way will prolong its life. Here are some top tips to care for your shirt.

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