Screen Printing Blog

See You at Saranac

If you follow us on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter then you know that over the past year we have done a ton of Live Printing at events. This Summer we are hitting it just as hard and our next scheduled event is at Saranac Brewery in Utica, NY for the Craft New York Brewers ROOTS Festival on May 30th. We’ve done a bunch of events for the New York State Brewers Association, it’s always a great time with awesome local food and NYS craft beer. We will be printing custom designed event tees the entire time. Come by and hang out!






Shop Hand Made. Tote Bag Printing

Tote bags are a great for any event, but hand printing some tote bags for a hand made event is pretty awesome. Tote Design by Lindsay Gilligan.

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Dirty Girl Season

Its that time of year. The Dirty Girl Run and Tough Mudders are coming! We can do custom team shirts for you. Email ( or call (607.222.0668) for details.




Whats On Press: Townsquare Media Binghamton

Trying something new for a customer in need.

So I genuinely want to help out every customer who comes our way. One customer came to us and said that they would like to get some full size beach towels for their beach wedding. They wanted 100 White towels with a large print down the middle. We did not normally print towels, let alone a towel this size. So I told the customer that I was willing to give it a shot. Explained that this is not in the norm for us, but I was willing to help them out.

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The tricky part was fitting this on a screen printing pallet. I decided that would not work, and that I needed to improvise. I then setup some screen clams on one of our tables. I had to print the top half first. Run them through the dryer, then flip them and print the other half. The top half was “Yes We Finally” and the bottom half was everything else.

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Once the prints were all done, the fun part began of folding 100 towels. I tell my wife that I dont know how to fold, just to get out of folding laundry at home, but I was put to the test here.

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100 towels folded and ready to ship. The customer was super happy with them, loved the fact that we went the extra mile and tried something new just to help them out. Here are a few pictures they sent me of the towels in action on the beach.

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Whats On Press: 6 Color Print for Owleye

We lied..

So, we lied.. We haven’t kept up with the blog as promised. So many new things have happened over the past year and we want to share them with you! So we are back and will be posting weekly on past, present and future happenings.

Until then, here’s a newer Whats On Press.


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Lots of New Happening..

Sorry for the long delay between posts. We have just been so busy here at Upstate that we have not had time to work on posts. We have recently purchased some new automatics, and some top of the line equipment to offer you some of the best printing quality around. We also have a revamped website and services. We will be posting here more often, I promise. If you dont already, please follow us on Instagram. We post to that daily with current prints, shop stuff, and special offers. Follow @UpstateDylan or @UpstateMerch.

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Whats on Press: 6 Color for Contacts & Confidence.

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Upstate Merch now offeres Fulfillment Services!

We have been playing around with the idea of creating a new website that caters to our customers fulfillment needs and after months of designing and putting it together it is finally here. offers a storefront for the bands that are on the road, or too busy to handle merch sales on their own. Why not sell your merch online and get sales 24/7 instead of just at shows. You would order your merch like normal. You then decide what you would like to keep with us, and what you would like sent to you. We then create an online store for you. We make a banner with whatever images you choose, and setup all the items in your store with our realistic looking mockups. Your sales will be totaled up each week, and you will be sent a PayPal payment for your owed amount. The awesome part is you dont have to do much of anything. We handle all of the inventory, designing and setting up the store, shipping, and customer service. You just collect the money once a week. Contact us at if this is something you are interested in.