How to customize a Polo T-Shirt?

What is a Polo t-shirt?

Polo T-Shirts

Polo T-Shirts are one types of popular T-shirts with a collar attached to it. Polo T-Shirts are usually made from knitted cotton. It is normally a pique knit or less frequently an interlock knit. These are sometimes called Tennis Shirts or Golf Shirts. 

For Entrepreneurs looking to enter clothing line, along with round neck t-shirts Polo T-Shirts can be added to start with. It is not only because there is a huge demand for it, but also because there is less investment required. It can be customized in a variety of ways.  Both plain and striped polos are fast moving in the market always. 

Below, we’ll see more about the potential customization. 

What can I customize in a Polo T-Shirt?

We can generally customize below points in a polo neck t-shirt

1. T-Shirt fabric type (100% Cotton, Cotton-Polyester, Cotton-Spandex, 100% Polyester and so on)

2. T-Shirt fabric color (The fabric can be dyed based on the Pantone color codes)

3. T-Shirt Size (Sizes can be Indian, US, UK or any custom sizes)

4. The print/embroidery on it (Logo print, graphics print, logo/design embroidery etc)

5. The labels and tags (Size labels, yoke labels, flag labels, hang tags and so on)

What are Flairmart offerings on customizing Polo t-shirt?

Flairmart offers end to end customization for a polo t-shirt. All areas of a t-shirt production can be customized as per the customer demand. We will see below different customizations Flairmart provides for its customers. 

Fabric Type Customization

Pique Fabric

For Polo t-shirts, mostly commonly used fabric is 100% cotton, with pique knitting. 100% polyester, Cotton-Spandex blend, Cotton-Polyester blend are other options. We can  see single jersey knitting for Polo t-shirts especially for striped polos. At Flairmart, we offer all these as fabric choices. 

We usually provide bio washed combed cotton in 100% cotton. However, the customer has a variety of options, including bamboo cotton, organic cotton, Supima cotton, and semi-combed and super-combed cotton. 

The customer can choose GSM of the fabric. We normally offer, 180 GSM and 210, 240 GSM for polo t-shirts in cotton. Customized GSM is possible based on the customer requirement. 

Fabric Color Customization

Pantone Color Codes

While we offer around 40 colors from our stock, customers can choose their own colors. The same can be dyed to the fabric. The customer needs to provide the Pantone color codes. We will develop the samples for the customer approval. Post approval, we will be apply it to the bulk fabric. This normally takes 2-3 weeks time. 

All the color provided in the TCX series of the Pantone is available to customers to choose. Custom dyeing is not possible for very small quantities. It require minimum 150 KG of fabric to go with custom dyeing such that the process is cost effective for the customers. Custom dyeing is available for all types of fabric types like, cotton, poly cotton, cotton spandex etc. 

Size Customization

The customer can choose the size chart we normally follow or provide the custom size chart to us which needs to be followed. When the custom size chart is provided, we will be making the pattern based on it. Samples will be made using the custom size chart and the same is provided to the customer for approval. 

The regular size chart Flairmart follows is given below

Polo Size Chart

Custom Printing and Embroidery

Screen Printing

There are a lot of options available in printing the t-shirts. We Flairmart offers a wide variety of printing options to the customers based on the need, quantity and type of fabric. 

We mainly offer screen printing on cotton, blend fabric and polyester fabrics when the quantity is large. When the quantity is low, we offer DTF, DTG and Vinyl printing. There are no restrictions on the print location. It can be on left chest, full front side, back side, sleeves etc.  Sublimation is offered for Polyester t-shirts. 

Some customers prefers embroidery. We offer it too. 

The labels and tags

Hang tags

There are different types of labels available. The size label, wash care label etc are some of them. We offer basic size label and wash care label along with all the products. The customers has the choice of customizing it. Some customers will be looking for woven labels and the same is also offered. You can have printed, woven labels. 

You can have branded hang tags. We offer it to the customer to keep all the services under one umbrella. Customer can choose any shape, size, print quality, GSM, and finish of the hang tags they want. We can get it made and attach to the product. 

If there are other tag or label requirements, the can be discussed while placing order.