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Video: Transition from a Home Business to a Screen-Printing Shop

By Dustin Shrader, Managing Editor

The T-Shirt Side Hustle’s Stan Banks speaking with Ink Kitchen’s Rick Roth about how to make the transition from a home business to a screen-printing shop.

June 13, 2023

In this Shop Talk, Ink Kitchen’s Rick Roth, founder of Rhode Island-based Mirror Image Screenprinting & Embroidery, chats with YouTuber and business coach Stan Banks, founder of T-Shirt Side Hustle, about what someone needs to do when considering growing their business from a side gig to a freestanding shop.

After founding multiple businesses, Banks grew his aptly named T-Shirt Side Hustle into a thriving full-time production. Through Hustle, Banks teaches people the ins and outs of starting a T-shirt business at home.

Individuals seeking the necessary knowledge to get their feet wet in the decorated apparel industry, will find information and tools on starting a custom print shop, a T-shirt line, and/or apparel brand via Hustle’s website and corresponding social media channels. Banks also provides tips and tricks for running heat presses and screen-printing technology.