Welcome to The Elusive Press

Do you need T-shirts printed ?

If you are looking for a friendly and helpful t-shirt printing service, welcome to The Elusive Press. We are  t-shirt and garment screen printing service based in Bristol Uk. We offer a high quality fast turnaround screen printing service that includes; sweatshirt printing, label printing and custom garment printing. Small or large print runs, we are sure we can help you.

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The Elusive Press – Located in South Bristol, our professional garment screen printing studio was established in 2001. With over 13 years printing experince for our own and others brands we are confident to offer a high quality service and range of products that includes;

  • Small volume t-shirt and sweatshirt printing.
  • Medium to large volume t-shirt and sweatshirt printing.
  • One colour to 4 colour t shirt prints available.
  • Printed labels,
  • Specialist inks and prints
  • Packaging service
  • Artwork and graphic design service
Helpful Service

We have steadily grown into a commercial screen printing studio that is located in South Bristol. Continually inspired by the creative people and the creative works of art flowing from the talented artists and designers in the surrounding communities. As artists ourselves living in the city we organically developed our Screen Printing Studio based on our own needs to produce high quality textile screen prints.

Our Customers

We supply many independent clothing brands, private individuals, sports teams, festivals, schools and clubs. Having a stag night or a hen party, well we can print for that too.

Small runs or high volume runs, we always strive to re-produce your design to the highest print quality using the most advanced and modern inks available. Known by our customers for our friendly service, we are always on hand to discuss your order and offer advice regarding the screen printing process where needed.

Printing on T Shirts and Sweat  Shirts single / 1 colour prints

All of our prices for one colour prints on t shirts and sweatshirts are inclusive of screen and set up charge. Screen printing set up can be broken down as follows;

  • 1 colour print has one screen ( no set up charge)
  • 2 colour print has 2 screens
  • 3 colour print has 3 screens and so on
  • We can do a maximum of 4 colours per design
Printing on T Shirts and Sweat  Shirts 2 to 4 colour prints ( £20 per extra colour)

There is a standard set up fee of £20 for each extra design that has 2 colour prints and more. Each colour in a design requires its own screen.

  • This charge is payable once to create each high quality screen needed for the initial set up.
  • Following print runs using the same design have no set up fee. Even if you wish to change the colours of the print.
  • The more colours the greater the unit cost.
Acceptable Artwork Files, .ai, .gif, .jpg, .png, .psd

1. Vector based Adobe Illustrator is best,

2. High resolution jpegs, gif or png image files saved at 300 dpi are also ok. We can also work from photoshop files. More information;

  • The print quality  of your garment will be determined by the quality of the artwork you supply.
  • If you are unable to supply print ready artwork, we have experienced graphic designers  that are able to bring your artwork up to printing standard. (price depends on upon artwork and will be discussed on a per job basis)
  • If your artwork needs to be completely redrawn we can discuss and offer this service.

We can supply a variety of quality garments,

  • T shirts Hooded sweatshirts, crew neck sweatshirts and polo shirts.
  • You can supply your own garnents for us to print on if you choose. (We will negotiate a print only price for this)
Turnaround time 1 week to 10 days
  • Our job completion times are quick once if the artwork has been supplied print ready and does not need too much refinement or adjustment.
  • Screens can be made in 1-3 days  from receipt of artwork for single colour prints. Once  the job enters the print queue. Usually 1 week is enough.
  • We have busy periods, however we can speed up turnaround time ahead of other jobs for a small premium.
Packaging Service

We can supply T shirts boxed as one or individually bagged