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Threadless Muppet T-Shirt Design Challenge

Discussion in 'Muppet Merchandise' started by Pork, Jun 1, 2011.

  1. Frogpuppeteer Well-Known Member

    mine shipped right after i paid on friday so hopefully its here by tuesday
  2. Drtooth Well-Known Member

    There's no putting into words how much I love the Mosaic... but somehow, I like this one just a little more. :cluck:
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  3. rowlfy662 Active Member

    just ordered the mosaic and the togrther again shirts i can not wait to get them :D
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  4. Frogpuppeteer Well-Known Member

    My shirt came it today!
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  5. dwmckim Well-Known Member

    All that's missing is a caption: "Come back, Bunny..."
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  6. Reevz1977 Well-Known Member

    My tee came today and I have to say, Jamie's design is even better when you see it up close. The man is a genius and enviably talented beyond compare! that said, I don't think the quality of the t-shirt deserves this wonderful design! Whilst no one could argue with it only costing $10, I would sincerely pay $60+ for this design on a better quality garment...maybe with Kermit green stitching :)

    Well done Jamie! ! ! ! ! !:cool:
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  7. frogboy4 Inactive Member

    That's the best compliment! Thanks!! :o
  8. oscarthegrouch New Member

    The feeling is mutual, especially since my shirt has a defect. The stitching is crooked and it hangs in a subtle spiral around my torso making the image appear crooked. Fail. I'm currently in the process of making an exchange. Seriously Jamie, the design is awesome! It's amazing how many characters you fit in that space. The only thing that bothers me a little (which is very minor) is that I feel you should have placed Mildred and George together since they were "At the Dance" partners. That's hardly a complaint considering how much thought you put in to character placement. Putting Sam in there with Statler and Waldorf was brilliant.
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  9. oscarthegrouch New Member

    This reminds me of the "I've Got You Under My Skin" sketch from TMS.
  10. frogboy4 Inactive Member

    i get ya. i also kinda liked putting Beau and George together. The Threadless people are pretty good with exchanges so it will probably be made right soon.
  11. oscarthegrouch New Member

    :oops: How did I miss that! Like I said, there's so many characters in such a small space and, somehow, I didn't even realize that Beau and George were together. I realized they were both there, but for some reason I hadn't occurred to me that they were right next to each other and both janitors. That was definitely one of my stupider comments...
    I'm not too worried about the exchange though. Threadless seems like a good company thus far and I'm sure they'll be easy to work with.
  12. BobThePizzaBoy Well-Known Member

    My shirt has the green of the design peeling off with every wash in some places, especially around Sweetum's nose which has a bunch of holes in it. I really don't mind but I hope the shirt still looks like Kermit by this time next year.
  13. TimmyMonsterIL Active Member

    Bob, are you washing your shirt in cold water? All of my graphic tees, I wash in cold water and hang up to dry. Its a slight process, but keeps the shirts pretty much as good as new!
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  14. BobThePizzaBoy Well-Known Member

    Oh, of course! I do exactly what you describe. The peeling green sans Sweetums' nose (which had a tad of green missing when I got it anyway) just does it on its own outside the wash, it's weird.
  15. oscarthegrouch New Member

    Sounds like you got a bad print. Specifically, it sounds like the plastisol ink was cured too much before it was applied to the shirt. That's usually why it will peel. I'd contact Threadless about that issue. It shouldn't be peeling as much as you're describing. Really it shouldn't be peeling at all if you're taking proper care of it as you say you are.
  16. dwmckim Well-Known Member

    The whole how-will-the-shirt-behave-after-washings is one of the things that have caused me to not order the shirt so far (the other being lack of money) i'm pretty ambivalent of having both a great work of art and an awesome shirt being rendered less-than-fabulous after cleaning takes place.

    I had hoped that this would be the shirt i wear to see "The Muppets" for the first time but given mail time and the fact that i still have to often resort for free ketchup packets for a meal substitution, i can pretty much tell this won't happen. I'll probably go with my tan Kermit head shirt since it resembles a shirt Walter himself wears in the film.
  17. frogboy4 Inactive Member

    Hmmm. I haven't had a problem with the tees yet and I've washed one about 8 times. In fact, I've been impressed with how well they're printed and have held up. However, I wash in cold and tumble dry on the lowest settinge bNot many people do both. A lot of people hand dry graphic tees.

    The tee quality itself is an issue for some. It's a thinner material that won't be as durable as a Hanes shirt. It is soft feeling to wear so that's good.
  18. oscarthegrouch New Member

    Wow! I simply sent threadless a single email explaining what the problem was and they instantly took care of me. Now that's good customer support! Hopefully, if all goes well, I'll have a good shirt by Monday.:)
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