Softest Tess For the New School Year – AMS Manufacturing & Printing

Softest Tess For the New School Year

With the summer school year fast approaching, teams and departments around the country are looking to make their first of the year kick off event as memorable as the years before. When planning the staff and student apparel you can be met with so many, unlimited options on which garment to choose. In this article we have broken it down for you into four easy to choose options for budgets of any size. 

  1. Budget - Gildan Softstyle - Range of popular colors, affordable, soft, universal fit 
  2. Standard - Bella Canvas 3001 + CVC - Large selection of non standard colors, super soft ring spun cotton, flexible fitted style
  3. Premium - Next Level 6410 Sueded Cotton - Insanely soft, Popular fit, Rather limited color options
  4. Premium Plus - ASColour Premium Tee - High quality, think soft tee, Popular fit, Limited color options

  1. Budget Gildan Softstyle Tee
64000 | Gildan Softstyle® | 4.5 oz/yd² | Adult T-Shirt | Gildan

Color Options: 


  • 4.5 oz./yd² (US) 7.5 oz./L yd (CA), 100% ring spun cotton
  • Tear away label
  • High Stock Item
  • One of the softest tees at this price range
  • Lightweight
  • Breathable 100% Cotton
  • Might slightly shrink in the dryer the first wash.
  • Easy to print on

Pricing as of July 2022: 

1 Color 1 Location for 12 pcs: $8.11

1 Color 1 Location for 60 pcs: $7.94

1 Color 1 Location for 100 pcs: $6.72

Contact via live chat for the most up to date pricing information. 

  1. Bella Canvas 3001 & ( CVC ) 
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Color Options: 




  • 4.2 oz./yd² (US) 7 oz./L yd (CA), 100% airlume combed and ringspun cotton, 32 singles
  • Retail fit
  • High stock item
  • Tear away label
  • Super soft Ringspun Cotton makes for a great feeling tee to wear all day
  • Will retain its size after the first wash and dry cycle fairly well ( minimal shrinkage )
  • Due to the fiberness of the shirt, fibrillation is a common occurrence with these tees. At AMS Manufacturing & Printing we take extra care to ensure that we prepare your design in a way that ensures a super opaque yet still light feeling print! 
  • 3001 and 3001CVC Options, 3001CVC is the heathered version of this tee with the heather colorways. These tees are made using a cotton and polyester blend. The blend varies from the color of the tee. 


1 Color 1 Location Print for 12 pcs: $10.23 

1 Color 1 Location Print for 60 pcs: $10.02

1 Color 1 Location Print for 100 pcs: $8.62

Contact us via live chat for more pricing information! 

  1. Next Level 6410

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Next Level Unisex Sueded Short Sleeve Crew - 6410 - 3rd Street Brands ...

Color Options:


  • 4.3 oz./yd², 60/40 combed ringspun cotton/polyester sueded jersey
  • Insanely Soft
  • Very comfortable feel and fit, perfect for wearing all day 
  • Super breathable, perfect for warm and hot days
    • Due to the cotton poly blend, the shirt will dry quicker than traditional 100% cotton tees
  • Print very well - Needs a poly blocker to ensure no dye migration. AMS Manufacturing & Printing takes care of all of this so you don’t have to worry about anything other than what size to get!
  • Fits are nearly universal


1 Color 1 Location Print for 12 pcs: $12.42

1 Color 1 Location Print for 60 pcs: $12.17

1 Color 1 Location Print for 100 pcs: $10.72

  1. ASColour Premium Tee 

Color Options: 


  • The best tee around
  • The best tee to print
  • Super soft, super high quality
  • Midweight, nice and thick tee
  • None to minimal shrinkage
  • No color loss over time
  • Mid weight, 5.3 oz/yd2
  • 100% combed cotton


1 Color 1 Location Print for 12 pcs: $10.06

1 Color 1 Location Print for 60 pcs: $9.85

1 Color 1 Location Print for 100 pcs: $8.81


Whichever option you do choose, you can’t go wrong with any of these. It really depends on your budget and what style and fit tee you are looking for. As always if you are interested in getting a quote on any of these tees please reach out via out live chat or send us an email:

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