Ultimate Checklist – Get Your Order Right EVERY TIME.

You’ve taken the lead and will deliver championship jerseys for your team!  You can do it.  Before you begin, we’ve created a checklist for you. Download it, print it, carry it with you in your folder.   There is a lot to remember to get this right, the Ultimate Checklist will help you ensure your order goes according to plan. From … Read More

Hockey Pant Shells – Vinyl v Polyester

What is the difference between a vinyl shell and a polyester shell? First off – Pant Shells go over top of your hockey pants – teams use them so that everyone on the team is wearing the same colour pants (looks a bit more pro). We carry two types polyester and nylon and each comes in stock and custom/sublimation. There … Read More

Kiss Cutting with Keener

Kiss Cut

Kiss cutting (AkA reverse layers) is a really elegant (and cool) way of displaying numbers or letters on a jerseys. Most often when team’s use multiple layers for their numbers they use a technique called ‘Stacking’.  The dominant colour is laid on top of the other 3 layers.  In the photo below, the white layer is simply placed on top … Read More

A Fresh Approach To Jersey Customization

I’m Jason Olson, co-founder of Keener Jerseys. My partner is Chris Dougherty – better known as Keener. Keener and I started our business because we want to bring a fresh approach to jersey customization: We want to make it easy for teams and fans to order awesome custom jerseys. Keener has 20 years experience customizing pro jerseys for fans and … Read More

Lasers. Not Just For School Photos Anymore.

Laser-Cut-Numbers

Is there anything lasers can’t do? When I started customizing jerseys, I made cardboard stencils. I would lay them on the fabric, trace it with a pencil, then cut the number out with scissors. Every new team I got an order for, had to make the stencil then repeat the entire process. A lot of love, sweat and tears went into my … Read More

Hooked On Chain Stitching

wha-oilers-perkins

Yesterday we posted an example of the Blackhawks chain stitched logo. Today, we wanted to show you a few more.  In the early days of jerseys, chain stitching was used all over the place, including for player names.  That’s intense.  See below for an example of that – most of you probably remember the legendary Ross Perkins of the WHA … Read More

Hypnotized By My First Jersey

I can remember precisely the first time I saw a customized jersey. I was six years old and in a mall with my mom. In front of me was another kid, around my age, sitting on his dad’s shoulders. He was wearing a blue Oilers jersey with Gretzky embroidered on the back. I couldn’t take my eyes off this kid … Read More