Jerseys Unite Teams, Fans, and Communities

Can jerseys unite a team? A community? A country?  You bet they can. With the historical playoff run coming to an end for the Winnipeg Jets, the ‘Whiteout’ also came to a close for another year.   The Whiteout, for those who haven’t heard, is Winnipeg’s unique tradition where virtually every fan agrees to wear the whitest outfit they can … Read More

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

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

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