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Custom Coffee Shirts

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High quality espresso and super soft custom t-shirts may just be a match made in heaven—watch out, croissants.

Few things matter more in the craft coffee world than quality and creativity. Quality is in the process of creating that perfect cup of coffee — accessing expert farmers, rigorous selection of beans, and extensive testing, and tasting. Creativity happens in setting the ultimate cafe atmosphere — it comes in the form of an exceptional Instagram-ready latte, a beautifully decorated space, and tasteful custom t-shirts neatly stacked next to a few aesthetically-pleasing plants. If you’re a coffee shop owner, now is the perfect time to create custom-branded merchandise for your barista team or loyal customers!

A few of our favorite t-shirts

Not sure where to start? Below you'll find some of our most popular styles—tried and true garments that you can't go wrong with when designing the branded coffee shirt of your dreams.
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Order as few as 20 items to get your project started.

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Craft coffee roasters or local cafes are brands that people care about, consume daily, and enjoy sharing with their friends. Whether it’s for staff or customers, there’s nothing like sipping on a cup of joe while cozying up in your favorite coffee shirt or hoodie! 

Stocking your shelves with branded merchandise will create a visually consistent vibe online and in store. Your #1 fans will enjoy wearing the love all over town which will foster brand awareness and loyalty. Plus, it's a creative way to bring in some extra income on a regular basis. Win-win.

Branded t-shirts also go a long way in giving new hires a sense of pride and belonging — so unite your barista crew in a comfy and stylish way and say goodbye to boxy, scratch coffee shop t-shirts. Getting super soft, custom branded shirts has never been easier. Personalize your coffee t-shirts online today!

Quality Coffee, Quality Shirts

Lineage Coffee Roasting is a successful craft coffee roaster passionate about uncovering the nuances and complexities of each coffee they source, roast, and serve — while also telling the stories behind them.
With three locations, their need for high quality coffee gear — from t-shirts, to tote bags, hats, and beyond — is a must. This allows Lineage to create a steady stream of additional revenue, while providing fun branded goods to their staff and customers!

"As a coffee brand its super important that our shirts not only look great, but feel even better. The quality of prints from Real Thread and the timeliness of order turnaround is uncompromising. We will not order shirts or totes from anywhere else!" — Jarrett, owner of Lineage

Stacks of Lineage Coffee Shop shirts ready to be sold!

Customizing your coffee t-shirts

Depending on the look you’re going for, you can choose from either our water based inks or custom embroidery for your next batch of custom designed shirts for your coffee shop. Easily upload a design on the garment of your choice and our team will deliver a high-res digital mockup of your design that will show you what your finished product will look like, so that you have confidence moving forward with your order. 

Custom coffee shirt FAQs

How much do custom coffee shop shirts cost?

This depends on a few factors—from the design you choose to the garment you decide to print it on. Contacting one of our product specialists is your best bet for getting a more detailed and accurate quote for your project—they can work to find the best design to fit your needs and budget while meeting any design/garment goals.

What makes a good branded coffee shirt?

We’re glad you asked! A good coffee shirt comes down to agreat design that resonates with your audience and a high quality shirt/print that people will actually want to wear. Good design is key in getting people to wear the shirt. They might love your brand, but if they are not connecting with the design, they are less likely to purchase and wear it. Make sure when you're thinking through the deign process, the merchandise reflects your brands values, goals, color, etc. Sometimes a simple logo works best! The same thing goes for choosing a shirt people will wear. People are going to wear their coffee t-shirts and other apparel if it's soft and cozy. Make it irresistible!

I can't find the product that I'm looking for in your product catalogue—does that mean you can't print on it?

No! We try to keep our catalogue as manageable (and un-underwhelming for you!) as possible, which means that we only add our most popular products to it. If there's a specific garment that you have in mind for your project, it's pretty much a sure thing that we can source it (or at least something very similar!), so just reach out to our team and we'll get you moving in the right direction.

Are sustainable garments available for all customization options?

You betcha. All of our eco-friendly custom t-shirt options (as well as our custom tote bags & other sustainable products) are ready and waiting for you to customize them with our water based inks, custom embroidery, or even a ~wild~ mix of both.


Where can I find coffee t-shirt designs?

Maybe you haven't printed branded apparel before or maybe you want to up your custom swag game making your craft coffee roaster the talk of the town. Either way, you have a few good options! If you have a logo, try it in a one color on some fresh shirt styles or colored shirts using our product builder. If you're wanting to create something totally new and fresh, we'd recommend hiring a freelance designer or creative agency to help. You can check places like Dribbble to hire a designs that matches your roaster's vibe!

Can I print my coffee shop design on sweatshirts, tote bags and hats?

Yes! We'd recommended increasing your offerings and adding additional product lines to your online shop or in your store front. Consider changing it up with the seasons and offer custom printed hoodies during the colder months and hats during the summer months. Tote bags are versatile, serving many functions—but more importantly they are a practical, functional tool that allows people to carry a message they believe in wherever they go. Plus, they lend themselves nicely to a more sustainable lifestyle.