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Custom Hoodies And Sweatshirts

Customize your cozy wardrobe for your group, team, or customers with custom sweatshirts and hoodies from Good Ink. With their soft and warm materials, sweatshirts and hoodies are great for keeping warm in cooler weather, and they make a great addition to your casual wardrobe. Whether you’re looking for custom hoodies to help your sports team warm up or you want to put your logo on a versatile sweatshirt to show off your brand, we can help you create custom apparel you’ll love.

Let’s Work Together!

Make your own apparel design online or work with our team to place your order

Design Online

Instantly create artwork in our online designer. Change fonts, add graphics, and pick your ink colors.

*Online orders start at 25 pieces

Work with a Human

Submit a quote request with your order and artwork details. Our team will quickly respond with pricing and next steps.

*Orders start at 10 pieces for 1-color screenprints

Hoodie And Sweatshirt Styles

Hoodies and sweatshirts are such popular clothing items to customize that there are numerous styles to choose from, making it easy for you to personalize your look. There are a few broad categories of popular sweatshirt and hoodie styles you can choose from.

Pullover Hoodies

Pullover hoodies are perhaps the most popular sweatshirt style on the market. Pullover hoodies have a lot of good things going on – a hood to keep your head and ears warm in chilly weather, a drawstring to pull your hood tight, and a large pocket (called a kangaroo pocket) in the front for carrying items or tucking in your hands. Pullover hoodies are great for relaxing around the house or displaying team spirit at school and sporting events. 

Pullover hoodies are a versatile choice for customization because you can easily have a design printed front and center on the chest just like our custom t-shirts.

Zip-Up Hoodies

Full zip sweatshirts provide some of the same benefits as pullover hoodies with some additional great features. Zip-up hoodies allow you to change up your look by zipping up or leaving the front open to show off your shirt underneath. The ability to unzip and take off your hoodie also enables you to add or lose your top layer as needed without messing up your hair. 

A drawback to full zip hoodies is that printing a large design on the front is not possible. Keep in mind when designing custom zippered sweatshirts that a large design will have to be printed on the back. Consider printing a smaller design on one side of the sweatshirt for a sleeker look.

Crewneck Sweatshirt

Crewneck sweatshirts are a popular, timeless choice for custom sweatshirts because of their classic look. These sweatshirts are pulled over the head, but unlike a pullover hoodie, they lack a hood and they typically lack the large front pocket. Some people like the lack of a hood and pocket because it makes crew neck sweatshirts less bulky than hoodies. The classic crewneck features a rounded neck which goes great with any casual look.

Crewneck sweatshirts look great customized just about any way you like – print a large design front and center, or print a small design on one side of the chest with a large design on the back. Personalize it with a name on the back, or keep it simple. Screen printing and embroidery both look great on these timeless sweatshirts.

Quarter Zip Sweatshirt

Quarter zip sweatshirts are an athletic style for warmer customized gear. These pullover sweatshirts feature a collar that keeps your neck warm without all the bulk of a full hood. The front zips up only part-way to allow for ventilation as you warm up during physical work or exercise. Quarter zip sweatshirts are often available in materials like synthetic polyesters that have a more athletic look, or warm fuzzy fleece. 

Similarly to full zip sweatshirts, quarter zip sweatshirts often look sharp with a small design printed or embroidered on one side of the chest, rather than the full front of the sweatshirt.

Custom Hoodies And Sweatshirts For Everyone

Sweatshirts come in a wide variety of shapes, sizes, and fits. Good Ink has something for everyone with our large selection of sweatshirt styles!

Custom Men’s/Unisex Sweatshirts

Men’s sweatshirts have a straighter and sometimes looser fit. They may also be called unisex sweatshirts because they’re designed to fit and be worn by anyone.

Custom Ladies’ Sweatshirts

Ladies’ sweatshirts are generally more tightly fitted than unisex sweatshirts. They may also have additional features, like a wider neckline or curved hemline.

Custom Youth Sweatshirts

Custom sweatshirts can also be made for young ones! Youth sweatshirts come in smaller sizes for children and are designed to fit their proportions.

Custom Tall Sweatshirts

Individuals with very long torsos may be happier with the fit of custom sweatshirts designed specifically for them. Tall sweatshirts are just that – a similar sweatshirt style with a longer torso to fit people who are extra tall.

Select From Hoodie And Sweatshirt Colors, Brands, And Features

When selecting a sweatshirt or hoodie for your custom design, there’s so much more to consider than the general style. Good Ink offers a variety of brands with numerous colors and features so that you can find the perfect style for your custom sweatshirts.

Popular Hoodie Colors

These days, hoodies and sweatshirts come in just about any color imaginable. Neutrals like black, gray, and navy are classic choices that will go with anything. Sporty colors like red, blue, gold, and green are particularly popular for schools and sports teams. Softer colors like heather grays, soft blues, and even pinks have risen in popularity as well. For a unique look, some styles are even available with uneven washes that create a marbled look.

Popular Brands

Different brands offer different sweatshirt styles, colors, and features. Good Ink offers a number of popular brands so that you can customize brands you love, or find a new favorite brand. If you don’t see something from your favorite brand, check with our team to see if we can source and print it for you. We offer sweatshirts from the following brands:

  • Adidas
  • Bella + Canvas
  • Champion
  • Comfort Colors
  • District
  • Gildan
  • Hanes
  • Independent Trading Co.
  • Jerzees
  • Lane Seven
  • New Era Apparel
  • Nike
  • Port & Company
  • Sport-Tek
  • Under Armour
  • Oakley

Sweatshirt Features To Consider

Many of our custom sweatshirts have additional features that set them apart from standard sweatshirts. Look for sweatshirts with the following features:

  • Anti-pilling: Pilling is what happens when tiny balls appear on the surface of the fabric, caused by loose fibers clumping together. Anti-pilling means the sweatshirt fabric will maintain a smooth, soft surface through many washes. 
  • Colorfast fabric: The fabric won’t fade or change color with washing or exposure to the elements. 
  • Garment-dyed: Pieces are individually dyed, making them unique and one of a kind, as well as highly saturated with color.
  • Raglan sleeves: Raglan sleeves extend all the way to the neckline, creating a diagonal seam that extends from the collarbone to the underarm. This creates a distinctive look that many people love. 
  • Tear-away label: The label on the inside of the sweatshirt can easily be torn out. Some people find that it’s more comfortable to get rid of any potentially scratching tags. This is also important for businesses looking to sell their custom sweatshirts, as the manufacturer tag can easily be replaced with your own tag.

Customizing Your Sweatshirts

We offer several ways to customize your sweatshirts, enabling you to create a look as unique as your brand.

Custom Screen Printed Sweatshirts

Screen printing is a technique that allows for the personalization of your design through the selection of various types and colors of inks. For a simple design, you might choose only one color, or you can incorporate multiple colors into your design for a bolder look. Different types of inks provide different looks for your apparel. You can choose from the following for your screen-printed sweatshirts:

  • Plastisol: Plastisol is a classic screen printing ink. It creates a bright, bold print in just about any color, and it can be used on almost any type of garment.
  • Water-base: Water-based ink creates a soft, vintage-looking print. It works best when using darker inks on lighter-colored garments. 
  • Glow in the Dark: A fun feature to add for nighttime or blacklight-lit events.
  • Puff: This old-school printing technique creates a three-dimensional print that’s raised above the surface of your fabric.
  • Metallic: The ink itself has a shimmery quality, giving metallic prints a smooth, opaque, shiny finish.

Full-Color Prints

Screen printing can get expensive when you want to add many colors, and it’s difficult to achieve a photorealistic design with this process. We have some special techniques for when you want a full-color photograph incorporated into your design. 

  • Simulated Process: Simulated process printing is a screen printing technique that allows us to incorporate more colors into a design using fewer screens and inks. Because of the complexity of screen printing complex images with many colors, this can be a little more expensive than simpler prints and requires a higher minimum order number. 
  • Full Color Transfers: An alternative method to screen printing for images with many colors. Powdered plastisol ink is printed onto a sheet, and then transferred to your shirt using a heat press. This works on all types of fabrics, holds up well, and is a great way to capture all the colors of a photograph. 

Custom Embroidered Sweatshirts

For a beautiful, high-end look, custom embroidery can take your sweatshirt game to the next level. We can utilize flat embroidery to create just about any logo or design. 

Personalize Your Sweatshirts With A Name On The Back

Custom sweatshirts are popular for sports teams and sporting events. One key customization teams love is being able to include a name and/or number on the back of the sweatshirt. We make it possible to include a different name on the back of each sweatshirt in your order. To do this, we create names and numbers digitally and cut them out of heavy-duty vinyl that is heat-pressed onto shirts. The end result has a slightly different look and feel to screen printed designs, but it lasts just as long. 

Occasions For Creating Custom Sweatshirts

Custom sweatshirts are a great option for events during the colder months and for giving your team an apparel option that will keep them warm in chilly weather. Consider creating custom sweatshirts for the following events, occasions, and groups:

  • Warm-up gear for a sports team
  • Spirit wear for schools
  • Casual company wear
  • Local outdoor events in cold weather
  • Spirit wear for sporting events
  • Sorority or fraternity sweatshirts
  • Branded business sweatshirts 

Why Choose Good Ink For Custom Sweatshirts And Hoodies?

When you choose to work with Good Ink for your custom sweatshirts, hoodies, and other apparel, you’ll get all the benefits of working with a small local business, as well as the benefits of working with a team large enough to tackle big projects. Based in Holland, Michigan, we can serve customers across the United States and Canada.

Our primary goals are to deliver a great product, provide excellent customer service, and make our entire process easy for our customers. When you work with Good Ink, you’ll be paired with an account manager who will be available to you at all times during business hours (Monday through Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm). Your account manager will keep you informed throughout the process and make it easy for you to make changes to your order as you go along. 

We strive to keep our pricing transparent by being upfront about all costs and never tacking on hidden fees. All of our in-house design services are free to our customers to keep costs low, and we offer free shipping across the country.

In order to ensure that you’ll be completely satisfied with our products, our process includes a meticulous product inspection before we ship our products to you. We take pride in creating custom sweatshirts and hoodies that you’ll love. 

Our Custom Printing Process

We’ve created a streamlined process for creating your custom apparel so you can know what to expect when you work with Good Ink to create custom sweatshirts.

Select Your Apparel

Choose from our range of available sweatshirts and hoodies as the canvas for your custom design. If you don’t see something you want, we can work with you to source a product you’ll love.

Create A Design

Already have a logo or design you want on your custom sweatshirts? We can turn almost any design into a print. If you’re not quite sure how you want your design to look, our in-house designers can offer as much or as little assistance as you need to create a design you’re happy with.

Get A Quote

Once you have your apparel type and design selected, we’ll provide you with a clear pricing breakdown based on inks, application process, and quantities. We offer quantity discounts so that the more you buy, the less you’ll pay. 

Select Sizing And Final Approval

We’ll get your final approval on your finalized design mockups and collect your sizing breakdown.


We’ll send over an invoice prior to beginning production on your order. We ask that your invoice be paid in full before we begin printing.

We Print Your Custom Sweatshirts

We use top-of-the-line equipment to create your high-quality custom sweatshirts.

Get Ready For Your Shipment To Arrive

Once your order is completed, we’ll ship it to you free of charge for standard shipping, with faster shipping available for an additional charge. If you live in the area, you can drop by in person to pick up your order if you prefer. 

Get Started Creating Your Custom Sweatshirts Today

Are you as excited as we are to begin working on your custom sweatshirts? Get started today by requesting a quote. Our team will answer any questions you may have about products, our design process, and printing. You can reach out by filling out an online quote request form, starting a live chat, or calling us at 616-294-8884 during business hours. 

Let’s Work Together!

Make your own apparel design online or work with our team to place your order

Design Online

Instantly create artwork in our online designer. Change fonts, add graphics, and pick your ink colors.

*Online orders start at 25 pieces

Work with a Human

Submit a quote request with your order and artwork details. Our team will quickly respond with pricing and next steps.

*Orders start at 10 pieces for 1-color screenprints

Custom Hoodie FAQs

How Much Does A Custom Sweatshirt Cost?

The cost of custom sweatshirts and hoodies is dependent on a number of factors, including the type of product and brand you want your design printed on, what type of printing or embroidery you select, and the number of sweatshirts you want to order. We recommend reaching out to our team for a quote for the most accurate pricing. 

How Do I Order Custom Sweatshirts For A Group?

Creating custom products for a large group can be tricky. In order to collect sizing information, we recommend creating a survey so that each group member can select their preferred size.

When you may want to provide a variety of apparel styles, colors, and sizes to satisfy everyone in a group, keeping track of that information can become a big task. We recommend creating a Jotform to collect orders from your group. Once you have input from your group, tell us what you want to order, and we’ll take care of the rest. 

What Design Limitations Should I Be Aware Of?

If you opt to create your own design, we recommend that you send us your design file in an EPS, AI, SVG, or PDF file so it will come out looking as good as possible. We can also work from PNG and JPG images, but these should have a resolution of at least 300 DPI so that the image doesn’t come out looking pixelated or blurry. If you have a design in some other format, we can convert it to a usable format at no additional cost. 

Designs can contain as many as twelve colors, but in order to keep your cost down, we recommend limiting the number of colors incorporated into your design. 

Can I Include My Logo In My Custom Design?

Absolutely! Send us your logo in one of the formats listed above, or we can convert your logo into a printable design file for you. We’ll let you know if there’s anything we recommend tweaking to make it look as good as possible on your custom apparel. We just ask that you make sure you have the right to print the logo you want on your apparel. 

How Long Do Custom Sweatshirts Take To Print?

Most of our custom products have a turnaround time of 2-3 weeks. This can vary depending on the type of customization you select. We’ll provide you with a more accurate timeline when you request a quote. Once your invoice has been fully paid, we’ll begin working on your order right away.

Is There A Minimum Order Number For Custom Hoodies?

The minimum order number for our custom products starts at 10 items. Some specialty printing methods have a higher minimum order number. We’ll provide you with minimum order numbers when we send you a quote. 

How Do I Care For A Printed Hoodie? 

To keep screen-printed hoodies and sweatshirts looking their best, be gentle on them when washing. Wash inside out and on the gentlest cycle possible, and line dry whenever possible. These steps will help prevent other garments from rubbing against the print. It’s best to avoid ironing screen-printed items, but if you have to iron one, avoid ironing directly on the print. Turn the garment inside out, or put another piece of fabric between the garment and the iron to protect the print.