In the 80s and 90s, when we wanted to provide a loving gift to our dear ones, we would draw and paint a greeting card or do some embroidery on the dress to give it the personal touch. With the onset of digital era, customizing key chains, cups, and apparels with photos and graffiti provided a personal touch to the item from the set of options. Websites offering such services took gifting to a different level. We have seen photographs printed on products to make it into an object that goes beyond just buying it and created a connection, an emotional bonding. The next era is about bringing our thoughts and inspiration through the digital medium. Imagine what it would be if we could create our own design and get it printed on a T-shirt. It is a great idea to give shape to your creativity and adds that extra dimension we aspire on to the T-shirt. As an added advantage, if we could sell those t-shirts for a profit, wouldn’t it be a lovely idea? This is what Freecultr offers us. We decided to try their #ExpressYourself activity to see if we could create our T-shirt store and upload our designs there so we could sell them. Read on to get to know about our experience …
T-shirts have been an age-old comfort wear all around the world. But have you ever wondered how old actually is the history of this particular style of clothing? T-shirt evolved through cutting the one-piece undergarments used in the 19th century into separate top and bottom garments. The top used to be long enough to tuck under the waistband of the bottoms.
However it became popular in the United States during the Spanish American war, after they were issued by the U.S. Navy. T-shirts were actually a slip-on garment without buttons or collar, usually with short sleeves and frequently a round neck line. The garment got its name due to the shape of its outline; it soon became popular in various industries, including agriculture as a bottom layer of clothing for workers.