Name Bars for Your Team

Jersey Name Bars

Looking for a Name Bar? Our standard name bar font is the CCM block font from the 1980s/90s worn by the St. Louis Blues, New Jersey Devils, Boston Bruins, and Hartford Whalers.    That said, you can order fonts from any pro team, measured exactly to their on-ice specifications. Pricing (includes sewing name bar to jersey) Team orders – $10 … Read More

Heartbreak and Pancakes

While playing soccer when I was 11, I was called for a ‘hand ball’ inside the penalty kick area.  The player scored and we lost the game. I was devastated. I went home and cried.  My mom comforted me by telling me that things would be ok and that I should always remember how I felt for when other people … 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