The Popular Bella Canvas 3001 Blank Unisex T-Shirt


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There are many things to consider when starting your own t-shirt printing business such as what to print, what color and what printing method to use. Most importantly is the actual garment to print onto.

Represent in style wearing a custom printed design on the Bella+Canvas 3001 t-shirt. This best selling blank tee is the top choice for wholesalers, retailers and people printing and selling their t shirt designs from home. These garment canvases are the perfect backdrops for your logo or image.

There are so many reasons to choose the Bella Canvas blank t-shirts to print on. Throughout this article, you will learn all about the Bella Canvas brand, the popular blank t-shirt products and the many amazing advantages of their tees.

Bella+Canvas Brand

The Bella + Canvas brand is all about the premium basics of superior craftsmanship, high quality materials and a commitment to sustainability. After years of establishing itself in the printing industry, the Bella Canvas brand is the go-to apparel company for wholesalers, retailers and home businesses. Focusing on innovation and inspiration, they are constantly looking for new ways to develop never-been-seen-before fabrics and colors.

Bella+Canvas has a platinum WRAP certification and is a participating company of the Fair Labor Association and has committed to upholding the FLA Workplace Code of Conduct and Principles of Fair Labor and Responsible Sourcing throughout its entire supply chain.

Bella Canvas Brand

Bella Canvas uses efficient dye machines that use seven times less water than the average clothing manufacturer, saving 24 million gallons of water each week. Water that is used goes through a filtration system that allows it to be recycled. The company reduces its CO2 emissions by utilizing solar energy, motion sensor LED lighting and skylights.

Virtually zero waste, Bella Canvas manufacturing facilities and the LA headquarters recycle nearly everything that can't be turned into a t-shirt. Cutting is optimized to reduce plastic use and excess fabric is recycled into items such as baby bibs and upholstery stuffing.

Airlume Ring-Spun Cotton

Instead of other blank t-shirts that are made of regular cotton, Bella Canvas uses a much higher quality 100% Airlume combed and ring-spun cotton. This amazing cotton was specifically developed for Bella Canvas' blank tees.

Only the finest and purest long staple cotton is selected for production. Long staple cotton offers a much softer and delicate feel because the actual cotton fiber is longer than traditional short staple cotton. The tight even knit of long staple cotton make it ideal for accepting dye often used in the printing industry.

As all Bella Canvas 3001 t-shirts are constructed with Airlume combed and ring-spun cotton, the printed design on these shirts are clearer, more vibrant and longer lasting than the standard industry brand.

airlume ring-spun cotton

Side Seams, Fit and Feel

Blank t-shirts are designed and produced in various ways with some being tubular and others made with side seams. Due to the longer and more complex seaming process, side seam tees are a little more expensive than single piece tubular tees.

Tubular t-shirts are likely found at tourist shops and county fairs while side seam t-shirts are often seen sold in a retail setting. Side seams tees have a tighter fit around the body to reveal a better looking and more flattering figure. Bella Canvas never produces a tubular tee. All of its blank t shirts are side seam including the popular Bella+Canvas 3001 and its variations.

Source: Bella Canvas

The Bella Canvas 3001 tee is available in the heather texture, a cotton polyester blend giving the fabric a fuzzier and warmer feel. It also adds a unique, textured look that allows for varying color options.

Bella Canvas offers blank, printable t-shirts in sizes ranging from XS to 4XL to fit many body types. These incredibly versatile tees feature crew necks, tear away labels and shoulder taping to maintain the structure of the shirt for many years.

Bella Canvas Unisex Jersey T-Shirt (3001)

Bella Canvas 3001

Bella + Canvas’ #1 seller and one of the most popular blank t-shirts in the industry is the 3001 Unisex Jersey T-Shirt. Anyone looking to buy t shirts in bulk for printing their designs should consider this amazing article of clothing.

Considered a level up from the Gildan G500, the Bella Canvas 3001 tee is the classic crew neck and short sleeve design with the bonus of strong, soft Airlume combed and ring-spun cotton. It is ideal as an everyday casual shirt.

The unisex jersey t-shirt is not recommended for sublimation as it is best for direct to garment (DTG), heat press printing, vinyl and screen printing.

Bella Canvas 3001 Colors

The awesome Bella Canvas 3001 unisex t-shirt comes in 59 captivating colors including

  • black
  • white
  • grey
  • blue
  • red
  • green
  • yellow
  • orange
  • purple

There are also several more interesting shades such as:

  • berry
  • coral
  • lilac
  • rust
  • soft cream
  • teal
  • pebble brown
  • oxblood black
  • fuschia
  • ocean blue
  • charity pink

Bella Canvas Unisex Heather CVC T-Shirt (3001CVC)

Bella Canvas 3001 CVC

The super soft and lightweight Bella Canvas Unisex Heather CVC T-Shirt is a spin on the original best selling tee. The Bella Canvas 3001CVC t shirt introduces a subtle and monumental fabric modification with its carefully crafted cotton and polyester combination.

Like a match made in heaven, the blend of 52% Airlume combed and ring-spun cotton and 48% polyester provides maximum comfort and enhanced breathability. The 3001CVC blank tee is best for vinyl and screen printing. It is not recommended for sublimation or direct to garment (DTG) printing.

The Bella+Canvas unisex heather t-shirt is available in an incredible selection of 61 different colors, including shades from the groundbreaking Prism Collection. In addition to varying hues of grays, black, white, red and blue, some of the other creative color options are:

  • aqua
  • autumn
  • black
  • white
  • cardinal
  • emerald
  • varying hues of grays
  • mauve
  • mint
  • red
  • blue
  • peach
  • purple
  • kelly green
  • orange
  • ice blue
  • mustard yellow
  • bubble gum pink

Bella Canvas Unisex Made In The USA Jersey T-Shirt (3001U)

Bella Canvas 3001U

A truly special variation of the original Bella Canvas 3001 tee is the Bella Canvas Unisex Made In The USA Jersey T-Shirt. Companies that want a high quality, reliable clothing product and want to support American businesses should opt for this style of blank tee. Your customers and clients will be proud to wear these shirts knowing that they were crafted here at home in the USA.

This style of t shirt is not recommended for sublimation printing. It works best with direct to garment (DTG), heat press printing, vinyl and screen printing.

When it comes to colors, the Bella Canvas 3001U printable t-shirts are available in many exciting shares such as:

  • various shades of gray
  • leaf green
  • military green
  • navy blue
  • true royal blue
  • red
  • black
  • white

Printing Options

Many of the Bella+Canvas blank tees can be printed using the most common printing processes, including the 3001 Unisex Jersey T-Shirt and its variations. Sublimation printing is not recommended as it is simply a transfer of ink using heat. Both the original Bella Canvas 3001 tee and the Made in the USA 3001U tee work with direct to garment (DTG) printing. It is not recommended for the heather blend 3001CVC blank tee. DTG printing is the process of inking graphics on garments using modified inkjet technology.

  • Dye-Sublimation Printing

    • Newer printing method good for more complicated designs
    • Not recommended for any of the Bella Canvas 3001 styles as fabrics must contain at least 65% polyester for sublimation to work properly
  • Direct to Garment (DTG) Printing

    • Printing process comparable to paper printing with shirt inserted into DTG printer
    • Recommended for the original Bella Canvas 3001 tee and the Made in the USA 3001U tee
    • Not recommended for the heather blend 3001CVC blank tee as DTG printing does not work well with polyester
  • CAD Cut Vinyl Printing

    • One of the fastest printing methods which works on pretty much any material
    • Suitable for the original Bella Canvas 3001 tee, the Made in the USA 3001U tee and the Heather CVC T-Shirt 3001CVC
  • Screen Printing

    • Popular printing process great for basic designs and large orders
    • Suitable for the original Bella Canvas 3001 tee, the Made in the USA 3001U tee and the Heather CVC T-Shirt 3001CVC
  • Heat Transfer Printing

    • Inexpensive printing method which results in a stiffer design
    • Suitable for the original Bella Canvas 3001 tee, the Made in the USA 3001U tee and the Heather CVC T-Shirt 3001CVC

Select the Best

With all of the important choices to make when starting your own printing business, at least one decision should be an easy one. The Bella Canvas 3001 blank unisex t-shirt is best seller for a reason, both the 3001 and its variations ensure that your cool graphic design stays clear, colorful and readable for many years to come. Your customers will be thrilled with the results.

As your clients tell others about your exceptional business and t-shirt products, you will gain trust in the industry and add more customers. Bella+Canvas will be right there with you to help your business grow and succeed.

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