Tri-Blend Custom T-Shirts and Hoodies

Custom Tri-Blend T-Shirts and Hoodies represent the fastest growing category in the spirit wear apparel market.

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What is tri-blend?
A tri-blend is a fabric constructed of three different materials: cotton, polyester, and rayon. Rayon is by far the least common material of the three.

Rayon was originally created as a silk substitute, giving it a luxuriously soft feel. Made up of cellulose fibers, it’s also moisture-absorbent, making it a great choice for athletic or athleisure wear. Rayon by itself doesn’t make for a great t-shirt because of how light, thin, and drapey it would be, but combined with cotton and polyester it makes for nearly the perfect garment.

The cotton fabrication in the garment offers breathability and softness that people love, the polyester gives you the durability you need, and the rayon offers an ideal drape that lends itself to the perfect fit that we’re all looking for.

What do tri-blend hoodies and t-shirts feel like?
Soft. Like, really soft. The added rayon and the polyester give tri-blend garments a little bit of stretch along with the added softness, making them incredibly comfortable to wear.

In terms of weight, tri-blends tend to lean on the lighter side of things, so if you’re looking for a thicker, more heavy-weight option, tri-blends won’t be your best fit. But if light and airy is fine with you, then this will be a match made in heaven.

They are incredibly comfortable and create a flattering silhouette, so more and more people are choosing a tri-blend fabric as their favorite hoodie or t-shirt choice.

Do tri-blend garments shrink?
Tri-blends don’t shrink much at all relative to 100% cotton shirts. You can expect a tiny amount of shrinking, but it shouldn’t affect the fit much at all in the long run.

What are some of the most popular styles and brands?
Some of the most popular and on-trend t-shirt and hoodie styles are offered by New Era, Bella+Canvas, and District. Recent introductions by Sport Tek have captured the performance tri-blend styles which are great for a workout or just wearing around town.

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