Specialty Shirts for Wedding Parties

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Specialty T-Shirts

OK, let’s just talk straight here. Dear Bride, your wedding party is very excited for you. Everyone believes you two are made for each other AND they’re looking forward to dancing at the biggest party of your life. And while the gents will be dashing in their tuxedoes, your girls are gonna get those dresses. We KNOW you think they’re wonderful, but…

Even though bride’s maid dresses will NEVER be worn again they are a tradition. So go one better and reward them with something they WILL keep and wear…A REALLY COOL SPECIALTY SHIRT.

Unique t-shirts for all of these special days are a great way to remember these milestones and set the stage for fun photography. From the engagement party to the wedding day, you can enjoy every step of the way with your family and friends and Rankin would be happy to help with our Specialty T-Shirt lines.

Starting with your engagement party.

Is your style SWEET?

 Specialty T-Shirts


 Specialty T-Shirts


Giving your wedding party, parents and grandparents something to remember and images to share and cherish is part of your thoughtfulness (and maybe a reward for making them wear those dresses)! Rankin will be happy to help you plan and design something that fits exactly what you had in mind.

Dye sublimation (aka “All over printing”), Embroidery or Sublitwill, Rankin Techs will recommend the process that best fits your idea and budget. Hey, you might even consider alternatives like ball caps to add a little flair to your fun.

Just let us know what you have in mind or if you’re at a loss. Rankin has produced LOTS of specialty pieces for events and teams over the years and we’re confident we can spark your creativity! Talk with us and create a specialty shirt or other piece of apparel that will commemorate your special days-to-come.


Choosing the Right Font

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Choosing the Right Font

If you’re in the mood to start designing your own apparel, Rankin wants you to enjoy the process. After all, whether it’s your own company message or a personal event you want to commemorate, you want your guests to have fun, right? And it would be great if they wore that shirt again!

One of the most common questions we hear from customers who are designing on their own is, “Does this font look right to you?” If you’re interested in learning more about fonts and typography, you can find a wealth of information here.

Regardless of your event, typography is a very common design challenge and one almost everyone must consider. I mean, you were probably going to put some kind of message, group name or company slogan on there, right? So let’s have a look at ways to choose a font that fits your event for dye sublimation, embroidery, screen printing or other printing processes. Rankin’s FREE online custom design lab make it available for your use with a wide variety of fonts and design elements for your use. Let’s have a look at how we can make this easy for you.


Consider the CHARACTER of the event.

Is this a corporate event with polo shirts or a picnic with custom t-shirts?

If formal-more-corporate is the style of the day, BASIC fonts may be in order.

Custom Design Lab


The “Basic Fonts” in Rankin’s design lab are clean, simple and sure to convey your message while allowing your company or group logo to remain prominent. So for simple and supportive text, these may be one of your best choices.

On the other hand, perhaps your group is “Loud and Proud”. If you want a more aggressive look, the GRUNGE collection may be in order.

 Custom Design Lab

Notice how the typography supports both a more active sense of style but also carries the sense of motion (and in this case) rough action of the activity.

Rankin’s custom design Lab is intended for those customers who want a ready library of easy to use graphics and fonts. If you’re not sure where to start, these tools are for you.


As part of Rankin’s professional service, we offer advice making sure you’ll be happy with the results. Along with designing hats, shirts, jerseys and team apparel, reproduction is as much art as science. It’s our job to understand the materials and the process to applying your artwork. Some fonts and designs that look great using dye-sublimation will be less successful in embroidery simply based on their differences in process. You can always count on your friendly and knowledgeable Rankin Techs to point you in the right direction.




Golf Events

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Golf Polos


If you can say, “Golf is not a sport. It’s an obsession”, then Rankin Textile is right there with you. With the golf season right around the corner, you know that means time spent in tournaments for fun and work. Now is the time to plan your 2016 corporate look on the course and Rankin Textile is ready to make your team look its best!


Embroidered golf shirts are a great way to showcase YOUR company logo and make a tasteful statement on the course. Custom embroidery also sets the stage for great photos in upcoming not-for-profit newsletters and local publications. Since golf shirts (a.k.a. polos) have grown in popularity, don’t be surprised when your employees wear them outside the workplace, promoting your company brand wherever they go. But you know they want to wear something attractive. That makes it all the more important to produce a good-looking shirt they’ll WANT to wear while they’re out-and-about.


If you’re looking for a complete corporate look, consider embroidering Caps, and Visors. We also embroider and screen print golf hand towels in either terry cloth and microfiber.


If your group is running the event, Rankin Textile can take care of all your promotional material needs: Custom Banners (with or without grommets), Pennants, Hole-sponsor signs, Cuff bracelets for charity events and of course custom screen printed Staff T-Shirts. There are so many options at that you might need a stop at the 19th hole just to catch your breath! Don’t get overwhelmed. Rankin services multiple golf tournaments every season and we’ll be happy to advise on the best options to fit your deadline and budget.


Rankin Textile performs custom color matches and can advise you on the best fabrics and colors for your needs. Specialty threads, Metallics, 3-D Embroidery and custom fills are all available when working with Rankin Textile. If you’d prefer to do the designing yourself, go to Rankin’s Custom Design Lab and get started. You can begin with a “Blank Canvas” or go “Design Templates”. Start an account with Rankin and our system will save your artwork for future use. If you’re in a hurry and need help, experienced Rankin Techs are here just like a good Caddy.


Remember, there’s NEVER a set-up charge and shipping orders over $99.00 is FREE!