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40+ Unique T-Shirts for Creatives & Designers 2020

  1. Top 40+ T-shirt Mockups
  2. 30 Free T-Shirt Mockups 2020
  3. What Influenced Spreading of T-shirts?
  4. Make Your Own T-Shirt Design in 2020
  5. How to use mockups
  6. How to design a t-shirt for free and start selling it?

Did you notice that our occupation affects the way we dress?

For instance, I prefer comfortable clothes like jeans and t-shirts or tank tops. Most of my colleagues stick to the same style, but this doesn’t mean that we look similar.

The choice of cool t-shirts is really vast nowadays. Most of the specialized stores offer a “design t-shirt” service, where you can choose the print yourself, which is awesome as creative personalities like web designers have their own idea of style.

I believe that every person is one and only, so they should wear unique t-shirts. Do you agree with me? Do you also like cool t-shirt designs? Did you ever make an online t-shirt design for your friend as a present? I do things like that sometimes and my friends always go into raptures getting such a personal present. It’s so pleasant to see them wearing those cool t-shirts then.

Well, let’s get closer to the topic of this blog post. Where did you buy your last design t-shirt? Maybe you want to try out some other places? You will see 12 online stores to shop for graphic design t-shirts down below. Their products are quality, funny, nerdy, but what is more important, they are unique, just like you. Consider this list as one more way for self-expression as I am sure you have what to tell to the world.

P.S. Need a t-shirt website template for your next web design project for yourself? Just click that link and choose a t-shirt store template you like.


Top 40+ T-shirt Mockups

Old Skull T-shirt Mockup

Old Skull T-shirt.

Old Skull t-shirt is an old-school design product for t-shirts. It looks great and you can youse it as a pattern for both men and women fashion products. And you can edit it in Adobe Illustrator.


Santa's Squad Christmas T-shirt

Santa's Squad Christmas T-shirt.

Developers made this t-shirt design pattern to create a t-shirt that perfectly suits a Chrismas atmosphere. It looks eye-catchy and comes in 8 formats - SVG, DXF, PDF, Ai, Eps10, PSD, PNG, JPG.


Funny Christmas Ugly Sweater

Funny Christmas Ugly Sweater - Beer T-shirt.

Want your grandmas’ sweater, but she lives too far? Then we have something for you. This t-shirt design looks like a knitted thing. And check out how good our bear looks with horns.


Mega Bundle

Mega Bundle T-shirt.

For those who want to have a full stock of t-shirt patterns, we have Mega Bundle. Here you can find t-shirt designs for Christmas, Halloween and everyday life. You can make many cool t-shirts with 104 cool designs.


Space Monkey

Space Monkey T-shirt.

This funk t-shirt mockup is specific and multipurpose at the same time. It is a stylish and colorful monkey image that has pilot glasses. And it comes in 5 colors with CMYK color mode perfectly suitable for printing.


I Love Creepy Halloween

I Love Creepy Halloween T-shirt.

This t-shirt presents itself. It is a Halloween design product that looks stylish and eye-catchy. You can use it as a ready-made product or adjust to your preferences with Adobe Illustrator or Adobe Photoshop.


Surf Adventure Print Summer Badge T-shirt

Surf Adventure Print Summer Badge T-shirt.

When we develop our t-shirt mockups we never forget about surfers. And this t-shirt print is a great choice for a surfer when you want to highlight yourself. It is a ready-to-print product that comes in 8 formats: SVG, DXF, PDF, Ai, Eps10, PSD, PNG, JPG.


Gone Surfing

Gone Surfing - Aloha Time T-shirt.

Gone surfing is another attractive print for surfers. The designer used various fonts for this t-shirt print and this is why it looks stylish. Due to included images, it is also vintage.


The Original Word Processor Design T-shirt

The Original Word Processor Design T-shirt.

Need something vintage for a t-shirt? We have you covered. This print includes a decorated image of a typewriter and will be yey-catchy present. Especially for copywriters.


Santa's Favorite Deer

Santa's Favorite Deer T-shirt.

It is another great print for the upcoming Christmas! But this time it is a print made with love for style. Though you can improve it if you want to look brighter. It is an RGB color product.


Travel Far & Wide

Travel Far & Wide T-shirt.

Travel Far and Wide is a print for real travelers. It reflects extreme tourism like alpinism and looks pretty vintage. Use it to print a stylish t-shirt for a tough guy.


Steampunk Owl T-shirt

Steampunk Owl T-shirt.

As the name implies this t-shirt mockup has a steam-punk style and will be a stylish gift for anyone. The owl on this print looks cute and angry at the same time, but most importantly it has an eyeglass. And only smart guys have owls with monocles.


Captain Bear T-shirt

Captain Bear T-shirt.

This brutal and funny t-shirt pattern is definitely an eye-catchy product developed for the fashion industry. Capitan Bear is easy to edit and change color tones, and all you need to do so is an Adobe Illustrator.


Boost Your Skill T-shirt

Boost Your Skill T-shirt.

Due to developers’ hard work, this print looks like a brutal stylish bear on a surf. And everything looks cool on a surfboard. It is a print-ready product that includes 5 options.


Nightplay T-shirt

Nightplay T-shirt.

Cats love to wake up at night and play. But how they see themself at this moment. Probably, as a serious and brutal gangster from 30th. Like a cat on this t-shirt print.


Stand T-shirt

Stand T-shirt.

Everyone loves cool t-shirts. And this is why we developed this print with a coll hip-hop gay that holds a bat. This print is colorful, bright and well detailed. It is a 100% vector product.


Real Mafia T-shirt

Real Mafia T-shirt.

A brutal gorilla mafia boss is an obvious must-have for a brutal t-shit. But it is also stylish due to designers’ talent and will be perfect for various parties, holidays and everyday life. check the product page to see more.


Power of Rock n Roll T-shirt

Power of Rock n Roll T-shirt.

Like Rock n Roll and guitars? Then we have a t-shirt for you too. And not only a t-shirt. This print is fully vector and can be used for cups, posters and blog posts.


Stay High

Stay High T-shirt.

This crow is as much fun as stylish. And most importantly it comes in 3 different colors. But if it is not enough for you you can easily edit it with Adobe Illustrator. It includes an AI file, EPS 13 and 10 version, PDF file, PNG Transparent, and README.txt


Slashing Party 2 T-shirt

Slashing Party 2 T-shirt.

This creepy t-shirt mockup is a perfect choice for Halloween, but you can also wear it to any other party. You can use it for any print product too because it is fully vector and editable.


De Sun Rise

De Sun Rise T-shirt.

An old-style can be different. For example, this t-shirt design brings us closer to the 80th spirit. It creates an atmosphere of Hotline Miami, disco and bright memories. And includes 3 color versions.


Gamer T-shirt

Gamer T-shirt.

We also like video games. And if you’re also in the gaming community, then this t-shirt print is a great choice. It is stylish, eye-catchy and colorful. Moreover, due to the 300dpi resolution, it looks great on any type of t-shirt.


Funny Photography T-shirt

Funny Photography T-shirt.

You can find various types of t-shirt prints here. For example, this print is clean and bright. And it has a positive title on it. It is a great choice for an everyday photographer t-shirt.


Buffalo Design - Wild Spirit T-shirt

Buffalo Design - Wild Spirit T-shirt.

What associations do you have with buffalos? For us, it is might and freedom. And the designer of this t-shirt tried to reflect these values in his project. But if you want to add something, feel free to do so with Corel Drew, Adobe Photoshop or Adobe Illustrator.


Funk Light T-shirt

Funk Light T-shirt.

One more funky t-shirt design. But this time you will get a cyberpunk dear with horns and 5 colors. And due to CMYK color mode, it is print-friendly.


Space Alien T-shirt

Space Alien T-shirt.

Need something funny and eye-catchy? What about an angry alien with a gun and contrast color scheme? Nothing can be more funny and attractive. Moreover, this product has a 300dpi resolution and includes fully vector files.


Mummies

Mummies T-shirt.

Oh, we love mummies. And you can have one too on your t-shirt with this t-shirt print mockup. It looks creepy, yet stylish due to hip-hop design style. So do not waste your time.


Damn! Robot T-shirt

Damn! Robot T-shirt.

Need a present for your nerd friend? A t-shirt with a robot is a great option! Especially when this robot has an original design and doesn’t look trivial. Or you can use this print to make even more items with this cute robot.


Little Zombie T-shirt

Little Zombie T-shirt.

It is almost the end of the t-shirt templates list and you steal saw no zombies? here they are! But, maybe not they. We have only one little zombie and a t-shirt print made in comics style. It is colorful, funny and most importantly it is eye-catchy.


Hipster Skull Design. Vector SVG T-shirt

Hipster Skull Design T-shirt.

And of course, we couldn’t forget about hipsters. They need to wear something on Halloween. And this hipster skull is definitely what they need. It is a clean and stylish skull with a beard and mustache. And most importantly it is a fully editable mockup and you can make it even more original!


Spreadshirt

Spreadshirt can become your creative platform for custom t-shirts with cool prints and custom clothing. They offer an easy to use t-shirt Designer, so you can make your own t-shirt or other personalized clothing products to spread your unique message. But that’s not all. You can also sell your custom t-shirts and other creations by signing up for a free T-shirt shop with Spreadshirt.


CafePress

CafePress was founded in 1999 and is the recognized pioneer of customizable products headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky. It is one of the world’s best online gift shop. With over one billion items, their purpose is to bring their customers’ passions to life by helping them express themselves and connect with others through unique designs and products.


RedBubble

Redbubble was born in 2006 in Melbourne, Australia. The dream of the company was to give independent artists a meaningful new way to sell their creations. Today, they connect over 400k artists and designers across the planet with millions of passionate fans. This is your chance for self-expression. Would you like a shirt with an evil cat? Long-sleeved shirts with galloping donuts? A tote bag with your own design? Whatever your thing, you can experiment with your order. All products on RedBubble are personal, original, and high quality. Are you creative like the money? Make your own shop in minutes for free. Just upload your art and designs and leave the rest to Redbubble. They handle all the printing (on over 60 quality products) and shipping to almost anywhere on earth.


Zazzle

Zazzle's mission is to give people the power to make anything imaginable. Looking through their marketplace, you'll find designers selling their art, Makers showcasing their customizable products, and create-your-own products waiting for you. Their products let you add your personal touch to any part of your life. They are passionate about giving you the ability to make your mark on the world through customization. With an ever-expanding array of categories including everything from apparel and paper goods to fabric and food, they are committed to offering the highest quality custom products in the world.


Teespring

Millions of people use Teespring to turn ideas into high-quality products. Shopping here means you’re supporting independent creators and the causes they care about. Everything you’ll find here is custom made with satisfaction and quality guaranteed. Here's how it works: creators design & launch products, you order something cool, they make it and ship it from Kentucky.


Nerdy Shirts

Cool t-shirt designs by Nerdy Shirts for guys and girls cover a wide range of geeky topics. They’ve got a ton of modern and vintage style nerd t-shirt designs on the softest cotton apparel available. The nerdy t-shirts are currently available in sizes: small up through 5XL and are designed to fit like a modern adult unisex tee. They also have tons of funny kids t-shirts in four youth sizes that range in size from small through extra-large. They also have an exclusive line of funny, geeky maternity shirts.


Amazon

Amazon is an American electronic commerce and cloud computing company that was founded on July 5, 1994, by Jeff Bezos and is based in Seattle, Washington. It is the largest Internet-based retailer in the world by total sales and market capitalization. Amazon.com started as an online bookstore, but now you can buy absolutely everything there, including t shirts, of course.


99 Designs

99designs is the world’s largest online graphic design marketplace. They connect more than one million talented freelance designers with creative people, genius entrepreneurs, savvy businesses… anyone who needs great work. Don’t follow the latest fashion trends, create them instead. 99designs will get you dressed in style. Start a Design Contest and their designers will create a t-shirt you’ll love.


FreeYourShirt

Freeyourshirt is your creative platform for custom T-shirts and custom clothing from birth to over a hundred-year-old people. You can explore their easy to use T-shirt Designer and make your own T-shirt or other personalized clothing products to spread your message. Freeyourshirt has over 100 unique products for all your T-shirt printing and T-shirt design needs.


Design by Humans

Design By Humans features graphic tees, phone cases, and wall art prints from over 15,000 diverse international artists from all around the world. Embedded in the culture of Design By Humans is a passion for brilliant design, detailed illustration and a strong appreciation for all things creative. DBH empowers artists by giving them a unique platform to share t-shirt designs and artwork through their own online storefront. Artists can upload artwork and can place it on graphic tees, iPhone cases, or wall art prints that fans can purchase from their personal online store.


Ebay

eBay is where the world goes to shop, sell, and give. Whether you are buying new or used, plain or luxurious, commonplace or rare, trendy or one-of-a-kind – if it exists in the world, it probably is for sale on eBay. Their mission is to be the world’s favorite destination for discovering great value and unique selection.


Etsy

Etsy is a global creative commerce platform. They build markets, services and economic opportunities for creative entrepreneurs. Discover handmade items, vintage goods and craft supplies you can’t find anywhere else, get curated recommendations tailored to your taste, find boutiques, craft fairs and flea markets where you can shop from Etsy sellers offline,   open an Etsy shop with just $0.20 USD and your imagination, grow a creative business on your terms, reach customers all over the world, online and offline.


It's impossible to imagine a wardrobe of modern people without t-shirts. Everyone has a number of t-shirts - for all occasions. This is an iconic part of rocker's style, a necessary garment for athletes and workers.

Today, it's hard to believe that some 70+ years ago people were hardly accepting t-shirts at all. Nobody can tell for sure when the first t-shirt appeared, but the fact is from bare essentials they were used as underwear. In 1913 US Navy adopted crew-necked, short-sleeved, white undershirts, they were supposed to, attention...conceal sailors' chest hair.

Before they turned into casual style clothes t-shirts were mostly worn by working men up to the late 40s. Workers preferred sleeveless t-shirts called “singlets”.

hanes sears fruit of the loom

In the late 30s Hanes, Sears and Fruit of the Loom started selling t-shirts...by the 50s the marketing locomotive developed full speed and people all over the globe we already wearing t-shirts.

Printed t-shirts will never go out of fashion. If you are a designer who wants to "try on" the logo on a t-shirt or you producebrand clothing with an individual design, you will definitely need a t-shirt mockup for your project.

A mockup is, in fact, a product layout that is used by designers for a more visual demonstration of the created design. After all, the ability to look at the finished design directly on the product is much better than checking the same design just on the monitor. So, thanks to a t shirt template, it is nice to show the customer how great the completed design will look like in reality. Sure thing, this will lead to more sales and satisfied customers.

T shirt mockup can include a model girl or a boy wearing the
t-shift to help clients understand how their apparel will finally look like. Alternately, it can be just a blank t-shirt on a plain background.

There is no need to surf the Internet anymore since I have collected the top 30 free tshirt templates for your convenience. Represent your fresh design ideas in the best possible way with these beautiful free tshirt mockups.

30 Free T-Shirt Mockups 2020

1. Smartmockups

t-shirt mockup

Forget about hiring a model and spending an additional budget on the presentation of your product. This t-shirt template allows to try your design on a model’s t-shirt with no need to use Photoshop and other photo editing applications. Simply add your design with the help of the Upload button and customize it to your needs.

2. Printful

t-shirt mockup

Mockup and print file generator allows to create print files and mockup photos for your store, all in one go. You can choose any mockup from men’s clothing, women’s clothing, and kids one. Here you can see a fashion short sleeve t-shirt that can be customized to your liking. You can upload a file, add text or clipart. Useful tutorial is available for your convenience.

3. PrintAura

t-shirt mockup

Need mockup photos to put your art on? Need a guide on how to create shirt mockups? Check out the ready-made templates and tools. Add your designs to the mockups to be able to add them to your store, so your customers know what they are buying. You are welcome to choose either a size guide, mockup with a model, or the one without a model for your convenience.

4. Mockupworld

t-shirt mockup

Mockup World is an online service that offers designers and web developers free access to hundreds of ready to use mockups. The mockups appear in the form of layered PSD files equipped with smart objects that allow users to quickly drag and drop their own content elements into the image. The Mockup World directory is free of charge and only lists images that may be used for private and commercial purposes without any restrictions. Just a black t-shirt or the one on a model - choose the best option for you.

5. Threadless

t-shirt mockup

The service loves helping art unknowns become art totally-knowns. What started as a t-shirt company has since expanded into a full lineup of apparel, accessories, home decor, and now footwear canvases. A variety of various t-shirt styles are available to choose from. Keep in mind, you will need some editing software to apply the necessary changes.

6. Designhooks

t-shirt mockup

Choose the best t shirt mockup and add your personalized touch. Download this colorful t-shirts PSD mockup to simplify the process. Change the color and add your design into the mockup in a simple and easy way. After downloading the mockup, open the PSD file in Adobe Photoshop. There via smart layers, you can customize the design, change color, add text, and create your desired t-shirt design presentation.

7. Renderforest

t-shirt mockup

Renderforest opens up a world of creative possibilities for all your design projects. The mission of the service is to make successful branding affordable and available for everyone. Here you can choose the best t-shirt mockup for your project and customize it to your preference. Change colors, fabric, images to make sure your clients understand what they are buying.

8. Creativebooster

t-shirt mockup

This is one of the best free PSD t-shirt mockups I havefound from the amazing sources. Including multiple different angles and views with a clean empty space to add your own design on top of the free mockup. Amaze your fellow designers and add your own design into the empty mockup. A woman wearing a round neck t-shirt mockup while in work or a cool free t-shirt mockup PSD on a man - the choice is yours.

9. Dealjumbo

t-shirt mockup

Enjoy one more source of a free tshirt mockup in Adobe Photoshop *PSD format (2300 x 1600 pix). All the templates can be used for both personal and commercial purposes. After you apply the necessary changes, your image will look as realistic as possible, as if you specifically ordered a photo session for your products. The template will show all the textures, the materials, the folds will have the right lighting effects, and etc,

10. Michaelhoss

t-shirt mockup

No matter what life brings, you can take that and turn it into a visual influence. That is the idea the service tries to deliver. Discover more examples of a t shirt mock up with all the elements easy to edit. Editable colors, tags, displacement mapping, and other objects. Upload a screenshot of your illustration and paste it by double-clicking on the smart layer.

11. We.graphics

t-shirt mockup

Thousands of gorgeous, designer-created, and -curated resources you can download to make your work beautiful, on-trend, and easier. Tshirt mock up at no cost is in the list of the products We.graphics offers. Easy to edit PSD files with high-resolution 300dpi and with Wood BG included are available for your t-shirt design projects.

12. ThisLooksGreat

t-shirt mockup

ThisLooksGreat.net is run by Christian Barin, a professional web and app designer, as well as a Photoshop instructor with nearly 10 years of Photoshop experience. ThisLooksGreat.net hosts fantastic design resources, especially PSD freebies, especially t shirt mockup psd. It does not matter if it is your personal or commercial design, do not hesitate and grab some templates for your t-shirt designs.

13. CottonBureau

t-shirt mockup

Choose your best t shirt model in this marketplace, download and open the file, and add your design to the area ”Your Artwork Goes Here.” Play with the colors and save the final result as a JPG or PNG file. High-quality templates and a great variety of various styles leave nobody indifferent.

14. Pixeden

t-shirt mockup

Pixeden came to life with the idea of creating a one-stop place for all the tools that a modern designer might need in its day-to-day routine. They thrive on bringing you the best of the best for each of our premium and free graphic, web and design resources. Choose a beautiful t-shirt mockup and try your designs with the smart layer.

15. Mockupfree.co

t-shirt mockup

You are welcome to check a huge collection of free PSD mockups for business and entertainment. Mockupfree.co creates a lot of different themed mockups that can be easily customized and used for both private and commercial projects. All the free t shirt mockups are fully layered and very qualitative. If you like any, download them, and I am sure that you will have the best results!

16. Behance

t-shirt mockup

No doubt, you are aware of Behance, as the leading online platform to showcase and discover creative work. The Behance platform is free for creative professionals across disciplines. T shirt mockups are available for you to try your designs. Change colors, move your design wherever you want, change BG to whatever you want, and enjoy the result.

17. GraphicsFuel

t-shirt mockup

GraphicsFuel was started in 2010 with the aim to help all the creatives in the design space. Over the years, it has been the source for sharing design resources, tips, and tutorials to inspire your creative passion. T-shirt mockup PSD will help you showcase your custom tshirt artwork with ease. Just drag-n-drop your design, change the color of the background, and be ready to showcase the product to the clients.

18. Freepik

t-shirt mockup

Freepik is known as a platform that offers the best high-quality content: illustrations, photos, icons, mockups, and presentation templates. This is definitely the source of free t shirt templates also. To edit a PSD mockup you should use the industry-standard program, which is Adobe Photoshop. However, there are other different software that you can use. Just a few clicks and you will get a final result showing how your design will look in reality.

19. Mockupcloud

t-shirt mockup

If you are looking for a quick and easy way to showcase your t-shirt/hoodie design with professional product images, you are in the right place. The service is proud of each and every mockup they offer that will be a great asset to your project. You can easily edit an apparel, laces and zip colors, use the smart layer to apply your designs. 

20. Pixelbuddha

t-shirt mockup

Take a moment to look through a t shirt mockup free of charge by the creative team from Pixelbuddha, who is passionate about bringing the best resources to the design community. Pick up the best template and change the color of the t-shirt or the background very easily. You will get a sharp result thanks to the right size 4000 x 4000 px and 300 dpi.

21. Mr.Mockup

t-shirt mockup

While searching for unique, professional, and clean PSD mockups, do not forget to visit Mr.Mockup marketplace. The resource helps creative professionals to showcase their work in the best way possible. Customize a realistic t-shirt mockup and apply your design via the smart objects with no hassle.

22. Dribbble

t-shirt mockup

I am sure, there is no need to introduce Dribbble, the heart of the design community. Tens of millions of people look for design inspiration and feedback on Dribbble. Choose the free t shirts mockups, change fabric color and texture, and place your design. As you can see, you can showcase your work in seconds.

23. Dribbblegraphics

t-shirt mockup

A lot of free graphics and inspiration is waiting for you to help in your design projects. Showcase your t-shirt designs or promote the brand by getting the free t-shirt mockup PSD. Get the flawless result for your designs by placing your design in a smart-layer. Use the mock-up personally and commercially.

24. Alienvalley

t-shirt mockup

AlienValley is an amazing place where you can find both premium and free design resources. Whether you are a designer looking for inspiration or a programmer just browsing for a set of icons, I think you will find everything you need right here. It is a place designed for all creative people, so do not miss a free t shirt template PSD. It features a more complete view of the t-shirt rather than a close-up.

25. Originalmockups

t-shirt mockup

Originalmockups is another great marketplace of graphic design specialized in the production of professional mockups. Do not read coffee grounds how exactly your design will look like on real apparel. Go ahead and choose a free PSD t-shirt template that works best for you. Thanks to the displacement map included in the file, it is easy to try your design and showcase the product to the customer. 

26. Zippypixels

t-shirt mockup

Take a look at this fashionable free V-neck t-shirt mockup as another fine addition to the ever-expanding collection of apparel mockups by Zippypixels. It comes packed with an abundance of customizable options to take your t-shirt design to the next level. The mockup features fully editable front t-shirt design, wall paint logo, and background. Download and enjoy for free.

27. TechAndAll

t-shirt mockup

Showcase your print design using a photo-realistic mockup by TechAndAll, fully layered PSD with a smart Smart object layer. It will allow you to easily place your design via the smart layers, change the color of the t-shirt via layer style, and edit the background. Try it, you are just a few steps away from the ready apparel with your effective design.

28. Graphictwister

t-shirt mockup

Visit GraphicTwister, a website with completely free and premium mockups and designs. You will see a number of realistic flat PSD mock-up to showcase your t-shirt designs on the front and back side of the apparel.

29. FreeGoodiesForDesigners

t-shirt mockup

If you have not visited this resource, you should correct this situation as soon as possible. FreeGoodiesForDesigners is a really small group of great designers and art directors that decided to share useful stuff they use in their daily work for all the creatives. Do not go pass thus nice and easy editable t-shirt mockup.

30. Barnimages

t-shirt mockup

Barnimages was created with the hope of redefining traditional stock imagery. Here, you will find only quality photography that does not duplicate the stock photography you will find elsewhere. Check out a layered, editable PSD file prepared to showcase your custom design, by directly editing the smart object with Layer Masks with a transparent background.


What Influenced Spreading of T-shirts?

In the 60s, there was a craze about the coloring of t-shirts. By the end of the sixties, this trend entered the fashion industry and it was a success! In those years a common t-shirt has become the way to achieve social and political goals, mostly because of mottos and slogans people 'printed on their chests'.

Further, the classical form of t-shirts subjected to all possible transformations and changes: sleeveless, collars cut as the capital letter V, with or without collar, etc.

In 70s, the increasing popularity of T-shirts was due to the music industry. The most popular rock bands started selling t-shirts with their images and symbols. It was an impressive income in the music business.

Years have passed and t-shirts got any possible colors, pictures, prints, and mottos. But what interests us the most are the t-shirts for web designers, so we've made a selection of uptown t-shirts for you. We hope you will enjoy it.


Make Your Own T-Shirt Design in 2020

Being young and trying to put your creativity to good use is something I am very familiar with.

Have you ever found yourself trying to create something meaningful, elegant and eye-catching? Listen, it doesn’t actually matter what kind of product you tried to design and produce, your idea and ambitions - that’s what defines you as a creative person with a magical spark under your assб unless you're not wearing nylon underpants.

Since early childhood, I was a huge fan of unique and unusual t-shirt designs. I have always been that guy who surfs all over the internet on a daily basis looking for something unusual to surprise my friends and make sure he looks hip.

Time went by and I’ve got a solid understanding of how to stand out from the crowd.

I should print and produce my own t-shirts!” - I cried out these words, ran to my laptop and did the research.

So here is a small recap of that pile of information that I approached and consumed: starting your own t-shirt line is not such a bad idea. It is very easy to start a store and sell anything you want on the internet, so finding a platform to sell your t-shirts on is not a problem at all. The main thing you should focus on is a top-notch design for the products itself. In our case, you should design your own t-shirt.

Do you want to hear the good news? It’s not so hard to make your own t-shirt design nowadays! There are plenty of design freebies to work with. Just use some of your Photoshop or Illustrator skills and spice it with some unique ideas, the ideas you like and believe in.


dbfreebies.co - Design resources from Dribbble and Behance


50+ Amazing Vector T-Shirt Designs


freebiesbug.com - Freebies Vectors, Photos and PSD files


freepik.com - Free Photos, Vector and PSD files

You can use any of these design freebies and create a cool t-shirt by simply combining them and playing around with some taglines.

Once you have created the design itself, you will definitely want to see how it will look on the t-shirt. That’s where you’ll have to work with the mockups.

Basically, you may use the same website for the mockup research, but I usually simply go to the Dribbble or Behance and find there some free PSD mockups. All you need to search for is the ‘T-shirt mockup’ and download the one you like.


How to use mockups

Using the mockups is easy: you simply open it in Photoshop and click on the layer that is usually named ‘PUT YOUR DESIGN HERE’ or something like that. Here is the tutorial for those who never worked with mockups.

Once you figure out that the illustration for your t-shirt is ready, you should decide where to print it. A long time ago it was a pretty problematic question, but nowadays it’s so easy to find the company that will print any number of t-shirts for a reasonable price.


How to design a t-shirt for free and start selling it?

Let me tell you more! Nowadays you can start a small t-shirt shop without having to find a place where to print the t-shirts and without even developing your own e-commerce platform. All you need to do is to get the actual illustrations and sign up on a website in a few minutes. It’s still not so easy, cause you will still need to test out a few places and see what quality works best for you, but it’s still much easier than building a t-shirt printing studio from zero.

I will show you one of the services you may find around the internet, but that’s just an example. Nowadays there are plenty of them, so you just have to choose the one you like and the one that offers the best benefits for you.

Teespring.com is one of those cute and convenient platforms that let you not only design a t-shirt for free but also sell it and get some money. Yeah, we are not talking just about printing one exclusive t-shirt for your dad anymore, we are talking business here, my friend!


Wrapping up

So, now you know where to get cool t-shirts for designers. Moreover, you can even make money on designing your own t-shirts for your peers with most of the stores featured above. By the way, do you buy t-shirts or anything else from them? Maybe you know some other places to shop for creative stuff? Please share this info in the comments section.

Take a look at more cool t-shirt designs here.

Thanks for reading this article, as you see, you can be a trendsetter in your industry even if you wear t-shirts and jeans. Please don’t forget to like, rate, and share this blog post with your friends on social networks.


FAQ

?What is a cool t-shirt mockup?

A t-shirt mockup is essentially a blank t-shirt that you can add your product design on. T-shirt mockups can include a model wearing the product to help customers envision what the t-shirt looks like on, or they may just feature the t-shirt on a plain background.

?Why you may need to use a cool t-shirt mockup?

A t-shirt mockup is a perfect solution to try your design on and show your customers what exactly they are buying.

?Is it difficult to use a cool t-shirt mockup?

Absolutely not! You do not need to have any technical background to copy with a t-shirt template. Just a few clicks to customize the color and drag-n-drop your design. You can either make all the edits right on the website or use any image editing software to customize the mockup.

?What is a cool t-shirt PSD mockup?

A PSD mockup is a template made with Adobe Photoshop. Such a file is usually edited with smart objects where you can place your design inside specific smart object layers inside Photoshop, save them and watch them convert to realistic rendering.


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