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Name On Back Of Shirt Placement

How to Place a Shirt Design on the Back of a Shirt


Shirt placement can affect the appearance of your design. Consider the size of the shirt, the size of the print, and your own preferences when choosing the placement of your print. Listed below are some tips to help you find the perfect location for your name or design on the back of your shirt. These tips will make your shirt look more attractive and professional.


Logo placement


Shirts are one of the most popular places for logos. The most common placement is on the left chest. This is due to the way the handshake originally covered the right chest.

However, you do have several options when it comes to the placement of your logo on the left chest. For example, you can place your logo 4"-6" to the right of the center or just below it.


While you are designing apparel, you need to think about where your logo should be placed on the garment. The placement of your logo on a shirt is critical because it can make or break your company's reputation. If the logo is too small or too far away, customers will not be able to see it. Conversely, if it is placed in the perfect position, it will earn you valuable brand recognition and stay at the top of your customers' minds.


The perfect placement for your logo on a shirt depends on its size and shape. For example, a short-sleeve shirt is usually best placed on the left chest. On a long-sleeved shirt, the best placement is near the shoulder. It is also important to remember that the size of your logo should be proportional to the size of the t-shirt.


Sweatshirts are another popular place for a logo. These types of apparel allow you to be creative in the placement of your logo and the placement of lines of text. In case of a hoodie, the logo can be placed on the front or back of the hood.

In addition, baby onesies are smaller than t-shirts but still offer great opportunities for full-color designs. These are often an ideal gift for new parents.


Print size


If you're creating a custom shirt, the first step is to choose a placement and size. Full Front placement is the most common choice, but it can also make your shirt look too large. The back of a shirt has more real estate, and is the perfect place to place a large design.


A smaller placement option is the back collar, which measures approximately 2" to 3" in width. This is often used for branding purposes. It works well for corporate and casual shirts, and is most appropriate for identifying staff and volunteers.

Similarly, a vertical left or right placement is perfect for team wear. A full back print is typically 14" to 16" high.


When choosing a placement on the back of a shirt, keep in mind the print size, and consider the textiles. A large print will appear larger on a small shirt, while a small one will appear smaller on a large one. Choose a compromise size that will be visible on all sizes.


A left chest placement works well with a full back design. The left chest placement is usually 3" by 3.5" for adults, and 3" by 3" for youths. Regardless of the placement, this area is a great place to feature a logo of various types. Typical left chest designs have 1-2 colors, while larger designs can include up to four colors.


You should remember that there is no 'right' size when it comes to printing. Whether you're using a scalable font or a large poster, you need to have the right size and resolution for your design to look its best. Ensure that your design is well-positioned and free of any unwanted elements and bleeds.




When placing a name on the back of a shirt, the top of the lettering should be two inches below the lower point of the neck braid. Likewise, the numerals on a round-neck shirt should be set as indicated.

One-digit numbers should be 1.25 in. from the nearest lettering, and two-digit numbers should be 1.5 in. The outer edges of the letters should be even with the shirt's centerline.


Another common mistake is to place the name too far down the sleeve. Generally, you should start your name five to six inches down the sleeve, but you should consider the size of the shirt and the design before making the final placement. Also, if the shirt is a hoodie, the name should be positioned further down the sleeve.


When placing a name on the back of a shirt, keep in mind that most logos are long and thin, with a mascot or two in the middle. When placing a logo or name on the back of a shirt, remember that it is the most exposed real estate. Screen printers generally prefer this placement, while embroiders might stay away from it.


Placement of the name on the back of a shirt is an important factor when designing a custom logo. In addition to the design, placement of the name will depend on the type of garment and how it will be printed. Keeping the design simple and clean is essential for creating an eye-catching logo.


Screen printing vs. heat printing


Screen printing is a popular method of printing t-shirts. It lasts longer than heat transfers, and can withstand up to 50 washes. A heat transfer, on the other hand, will crack after several washes. Screen printing also requires a higher investment in supplies and is more expensive than heat transfers unless you order in bulk.


Screen printing involves pressing ink through a stencilled mesh screen. This process is also called silk-screen printing or serigraphy. Both methods have their strengths and weaknesses.

Often, heat-transfers cannot produce as fine of detail as screen printing. This process is best for lighter-colored shirts.


Screen printing produces crisp and rich images that won't crack or fade, and is economical to do when you order in bulk. However, a silk screen requires a large amount of equipment and supplies, and it does not work well on small batches. Moreover, screen printing is much easier for single and two-color designs, but is less effective for obtaining photo-like images.


A screen-printed design has a higher durability than a heat-transfer because ink is embedded into the fabric. A heat-transfer, on the other hand, sits on the fabric's surface and may crack. Screen prints are better for long-term use, but are less customizable than heat-transfers. Heat-transfers can be more sophisticated, and have more colors, but their crispness will wear off faster.


Heat-transfer is more expensive than screen-printing. You should only use heat-transfer if you have a large amount of shirts to print. Screen printing has a high minimum order quantity.

If you need to order multiple colors, screen printing is the best choice. You can save money and time if you order more than 500 units.


Tag print vs. decal


A tag print is a small logo or design that appears on the upper back of a shirt. It is often used in combination with a full-front design or a left-chest-and-sleeve design. This type of design does not have a standard size; it will depend on how large you want it to be.


The size of a decal on the back of a shirt is dependent on the size of the name and the type of shirt. If you're unsure of the size of your decal, you can use a template in Circut Design Space to help visualize the placement of the design. Generally, a name or a letter should be three or four inches tall.


Inside labels are usually one color, and are most common in grey. Grey is light enough to not show through the back of the shirt. An inside label should be legible and bold and will help build brand awareness. Having a permanent label on a shirt will make it more visible to potential customers and loyal customers.

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