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Create a t-shirt from scratch with our Men's Cut and Sew T-Shirt. This made to order t-shirt is a classic fashion staple, to be worn to create many different looks. Sewn and printed in our studio from our t-shirt pattern, made to order, and sent to you fast. You can upload your design onto 6 different t-shirt parts, giving you the option to create a one of a kind shirts. You also have the option to include your own label on the shirt. Wholesale discounts are available with no minimum order.
Create your own t-shirt and get it with express delivery.
Our made to order cut and sew service allows us to create totally unique customized clothing. This, combined with our specialist print methods means you can create your very own personalized designer wardrobe, to show off your style. Kick start your custom clothing collection with our Men's Cut and Sew T-shirt. We like to think of ourselves as pioneers in t-shirt printing, as our personalized t-shirts are made from our exclusive t-shirt template. Each panel is printed individually and then sewn together by hand in our studio. Also available in a long-sleeved version. Design your own customizable t-shirt with Contrado and show the world your talent.
4.72 oz Light Weight Jersey (poly)
A popular choice for custom t-shirt making, the Jersey 4.72 oz is breathable and durable and is soft as cotton. It is lightweight and resistant to shrinking and has a lovely drape. This solid jersey is slightly opaque and has great printing quality with a detailed finish.
5.60 oz Heavy Weight Jersey (poly)
This is the heaviest jersey option for your personalized t-shirt. This lovely jersey is comfortable, soft and stretchy and is a true pleasure to wear. It works well with casual and sports t-shirts. It has the least opaque base and, as a result, it gets the most solid color when printing.
7.23 oz Fluid Velour
High-stretch fabric with a ripple and shine. This knitted fabric is a plush textile with a sheen and mesh-like construct. It has a short pile with a super-soft face and a soft touch back for a smooth, delicate feeling on the skin. Ideal for clothing with a slight glisten when it catches the light.
Your label, your brand
Looking to sell your shirts, with professional flair? Build your fashion brand with our bold printed labels. These big, full-color labels are guaranteed to make a big impact: perfect for showing off your logo and brand name. Made from the same soft jersey as the rest of your T-Shirt, and sewn flat to rest comfortably against the nape of the neck. Build your brand with Contrado’s printed label solutions.
Style it with
If you are looking for ways on how to style a t-shirt, then we have some fun and stylish suggestions for you! A classic t-shirt looks great worn with loads of different outfits, but our Men's Cut and Sew T-Shirt has something extra special. It is infused with your personal style! The way you wear it depends on the way you design it. Create something funny, casual, smart or high fashion and let it dictate your outfit. For a dapper look, add a tailored blazer jacket and some workman boots. For something a little more laid back, slip our Customized Bomber Jacket or Custom Hoodie over the top and finish it off with our Custom Baseball Cap.
Turn inside out before washing. 86°F wash. Do not wring. Low heat iron, Iron on the reverse of the printed side. Do not tumble dry.
Reviews of Cut and Sew T-Shirt for Men
Rated5/5 based on4 customer reviews
Turned out great.
The shirt was soft and my artwork turned out great on it!
Melissia L. 19/05/2020
great looking print
great quality and quick service. would do major bulk orders if I could get a lower price. works great for my sampling needs to see what my design is going to look like.
Eldean R. 16/04/2020
9TIME RETURNING CUSTOMER
MVP Most Valuable Print!
Ordered a cut and sew all over print T shirt for my son for school. The colors were exact which seldom happens when going from what you see on the screen to what is printed. Fit and fabric were great. Washed it and it lost no depth of color. Great product! Will definitely plan on using Contrado again for future projects.
Lynn S. 07/08/2019
6TIME RETURNING CUSTOMER
Colors were faded looking
Good overall experience as normal. But the 100% Cotton shirt colors did not show as good as I imagined. Colors looked faded as if I had already been washed. I will stick with the polyester from now on
If you need customized clothing fast, then you have come to the right place. At Contrado, we pride ourselves on our fast turnaround time. You might think when creating a designer t-shirt, that you might need to wait days or longer to receive it. We can usually start production the day we receive a design, with our print and sewing team working together to make your t-shirt quickly, carefully and efficiently. Turn around time is usually about 48 hours with express delivery available.
What does "Cut and Sew" mean?
Cut and sew is the term used to describe a garment, which has been made by hand and customized from raw fabric, rather than one, which has simply been purchased, already completed and then just printed. Our cut and sew clothing is made piece by piece, with each panel individually printed. They are then stitched together to create the final garment. It is great to wear cut and sew clothing when you can, as you will be wearing a unique and exclusive piece made just for you.
Which parts of the cut & sew t-shirt can I personalize?
Our Men's Cut and Sew T-Shirt is a made to order, handmade item. Thanks to our t-shirt pattern template, you can design several areas of this print on t-shirt, which are then sewn together to create the final product. You can personalize up to 6 areas of this top; the front, back, left sleeve, right sleeve, neck rib and you can also add your own label, which is sewn into the back of the neck. This is ideal for brands, logos or just adding a special message.
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Check your size
86 - 91 cm
34 - 36 "
91 - 96 cm
36 - 38 "
96 - 101 cm
38 - 40 "
101 - 106 cm
40 - 42 "
106 - 111 cm
42 - 44 "
111 - 119 cm
44 - 47 "
119 - 127 cm
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127 - 135 cm
50 - 53 "
134 - 142 cm
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142 - 149 cm
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149 - 157 cm
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71 - 76 cm
28 - 30 "
76 - 81 cm
30 - 32 "
81 - 86 cm
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86 - 91 cm
34 - 36 "
91 - 96 cm
36 - 38 "
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104 - 112 cm
41 - 44 "
112 - 120 cm
44 - 47 "
120 - 127 cm
47 - 50 "
127 - 134 cm
50 - 53 "
134 - 143 cm
53 - 56.5 "
Measure around your fullest part, with the measuring tape under your armpits, making sure the tape is flat across your back.
Measure around your natural waistline - which is the soft squidgy part just under your ribs.
Conversion size chart
USA Mens Chest
Men's Cut & Sew T-Shirt Fitting Details
This Mens T-Shirt is a regular medium fit. Our model Wofai is 6'1" with a 38in chest, 29in waist, and wears a size Medium.
6' 1" (186cm)
What's the best resolution to print in?
We print at 200dpi, which is a good combination of quality and file weight. Ideally, your image should be scaled to 100% at 200dpi; this means that no resizing of your file occurs, preventing any interpolation. Our design interface will have a quality marker next to the design that you have uploaded, this will change color using a traffic light system and display a message. The message will let you know if the resolution is too low or if you have a good quality image.
How will my image scale?
When you upload your design our system will automatically scale it to fit your chosen fabric dimensions. In the ‘Product Image’ tab, the displayed dimensions under ‘Print Size’ will show the dimensions of the piece of fabric that you are ordering. For image/design dimensions you need to see the ‘Images & Text Tools’ tab. You can see and edit the dimensions of the image under the quality information next to the thumbnail.
Which color model should I choose? RGB or CMYK?
We advise providing images in the RGB color space. Specifically using the sRGB image profile, to achieve best color results. What does this mean? In your editing software, choose RGB as the working space and assign the image profile as sRGB (full name sRGB IEC61966-2.1)
For most of our fabrics there is no limit on the length of the fabric that you can order. We have a preview design window set up to 10 yds max to visualize the print, but that's not a print limit. If you'd like to order more, increase the quantity (x2 for 20 yds or x4 for 40 yds for e.g.) and then you can order as much as you'd like, with abuilt in automatic volume discount too. The maximum print width of each fabric can be found on the individual fabric pages or in our design interface.
Do I need to incorporate white space within my design if I want a border or some cutting space?
Yes, that might help you! Always incorporate any extra space or borders into your purchased fabric size. We trim squarely around fabric samples and fabric prints, leaving approximately 0.2" white space. Cutting neatly on the line has an additional fee.
What is crocking and why might it occur?
Crocking, which is fading along the creases, often after washing or heavy use, occurs when you digitally print on natural fabrics - more so when dark or dense colors are used. It can be minimized by using a cool hand wash instead of machine washing as the tumbling of the machine is the main cause of this. To avoid entirely, we would advise using a poly fabric.
Why do the colors appear lighter on organic fabrics?
Our organic fabrics do not have any coatings that the non-organic fabrics have. This means the ink absorbs into the fibers, reducing the color strength slightly (by approx. -40%). For super strong colors we recommend a non-organic natural fabric.
Do you print on fabric a customer supplies?
Unfortunately not; we like to test meticulously so that we know what gets the best results on our fabrics, and our facilities cater perfectly to them. We do however print sublimation transfer paper to order, and if you have access to a heat press you can press your own fabrics easily.
Should I save my file as a TIFF or JPEG?
For multi-coloured or very detailed files we recommend using a tiff format, but they must be flattened. For simple colors and low detail files, a jpeg is fine.
What is the situation with material shrinkage?
Just like many fabric printing processes, there is the potential for shrinkage. Depending on the fabric, please expect and allow between 2-8% shrinkage which you need to plan for in your dimensions. This percentage can vary from print run to print run and between fabrics, so we would advise to order a little more material than you require for your project.
Can I print on both sides of the fabric?
We do not offer printing on both sides of the fabric, as a lot of our fabrics are semi-transparent. As the customer, you can consider the effect of printing on both sides one of our fabrics and contact us, and we will get back to you if it's feasible.
Can I order labels in another fabric? Will you cut them like you do with the normal fabric labels?
At the moment no, our labels are all printed on the same satin fabric. We may introduce more in the future, but for now, this is the best choice. The labels are all cut the same way. You can order the fabric of your choice and make the labels yourself, but we do not cut different fabric into label format.
How is your fabric printing eco-friendly?
With environmental consciousness in mind, our fabrics are all printed using completely water-based inks. This means no chemicals or solvents are used. Our heat fixing procedure fixes the colors and prints, avoiding the downsides of steaming, such as excess or contaminated water returning into the waste system. We have one facility where we conduct all the printing, production and fulfillment.
Why are there slight color differences between my orders?
We work at improving our color profiles all the time. Though rare, it may happen that from one print run to another, and there could be slight color differences, this is normal and part of the process when we are constantly improving. It is extremely unlikely that there will be a huge difference (like orange instead of red for example). Please bear in mind such color variations can be intensified from fabric to fabric due to the varying grains and textures of the fabric. This is due to the construction of the materials as well as the print methods that have to be altered slightly for more delicate, natural textiles.
Sizing For Hemming And Shrinkage
We have a full Cut & Sew service here at Contrado, and are able to hem your fabric prints for a small additional charge. We create a small one- or two-fold hem that typically uses 0.2" to 0.75" (5-20mm) of material, depending on the thickness of the fabric. So, for example, if you want a finished piece of fabric that measures 39.37" x 39.37", you will need to order a size of 39.96" x 39.96" to allow for the hem (on top of that please also allow for shrinkage of min 2%). The thicker the fabric, the bigger the hem will be. You can choose to have your prints hemmed with either Black or White thread. On our silk and other light woven fabrics, one hemmed edge will be straight (vertically down the roll) and the other will be slightly rippled. The hemming material allowances are as follows and you need to make your print bigger to accommodate the hem:
Light Fabrics (0.59oz-2.95oz): For silks and other light fabrics, we use 0.24" - 0.32" / 6mm-8mm in the hem (2 fold), so overall width/height will be minus 0.48"-0.56""/ 12-16mm
Medium Fabrics (2.98oz-5.90oz): For medium-weight fabrics that fray, we use 0.5 - 0.75" / 15-20mm in the hem (2 fold) so overall width/height will be minus 1.4" - 1.6" / 35-40mm
Stiff/Heavy/No-fray fabrics: we use 0.5 - 0.75" / 15-20mm in the hem (1 fold) so overall width/height will be minus 1.5" / 35-40mm
All of these measurements are approximate and can vary. Including with shrinkage, it can mean a fairly significant difference to ordered dimensions, so please plan your print accordingly. Depending on how open the weave is, our fabric can shrink anywhere from 2% to 8% with the average being 2.5%.
How Would you Like the Edge?
We have four finishing options for your fabric order:
As it comes. We cut around your image, leaving a simply scissor cut, perhaps uneven white fabric border.
Hem with thread. We can hem your fabric with a choice of black or white thread. Please allow 1-2 days additional production time. See below for information on how hemming affects the size of your print. We offer an overlock hem, as well as a folded hem (one or two fold depending on the fabric) however not all fabrics are suited to both hem types. If you can see both options, it means both are suitable, and you will be able to choose whichever you prefer.
Cut on the line. We will cut neatly on the edge of your design. This means that if you have a border around your design we will cut around that border, if your design takes the whole space of the fabric, then we will neatly cut around the edge of that image. Please be aware, when we cut along the line, we have to cut against the grain of the fabric. This is the standard procedure for fabric cutting. This means that with some fabrics, for example, Georgette and Mulmul, which have a slight wave in them, some fraying will occur. This is unavoidable, as the cut follows the grain of the textile.
All of our fabrics are cut manually by hand, with the utmost care and attention. If your fabric has a slightly uneven look on the edges or a touch of fraying, this does not indicate a flaw in the textile. It is not always possible to achieve a perfectly straight cut with certain fabrics, so please do bare this in mind when it comes to your design. If you have any queries or would like to know about our cutting methods in more detail, please get in touch and we will be more than happy to discuss them with you.
Please note: As we make everything by hand, all sizes may vary slightly.
For further information about our fabrics see our FAQs.
Delivery Time & Costs
At Contrado, we personally commit to our customer satisfaction with a wide product selection hand-made in our premises, a great quality, dedicated service as well as fast delivery
Ready in 1 - 2 day(s)
We print and make everything in-house
Low shipping fees
Express shipping available
If you need peace of mind or are in a rush, use our tracked 1-2 working day delivery service (after manufacturing time)
Make use of our Manufacturing and Worldwide Shipping Experience
At Contrado, every product is handmade on site to ensure the highest quality. We provide a dedicated production service as well as a range of fast delivery options. Since 2003, we have printed and hand-made countless personalized products for a wide range of customers all over the world and many of them have become loyal customers who love not only our products but also the care, knowledge and dedication from our staff.
Here is how it works. We first hand-make your item on average within 1-3 days depending on the product manufacturing timeline and quantities. After production time, we ship your order so you can receive it very quickly, subject to the delivery type you select in your basket. You can then enjoy or resell your hand-made products with your very own designs.