Map geek – Wear your map on your sleeve


I’ve got that map-Monday feeling and I want to show you all something I got for my husband this week; a map on a t-shirt. Not just any map – I could actually choose the location of the map and have it custom-printed. Cool, huh?maponshirt pillow and tshirts printing map geekThe company I went to for this personalised top is I could choose any spot on earth and the map would be recreated on the clothing product of my choice – or even a pillow! Fabric is sublimation printed with the graphics of the map chosen (and any text or markers you wish to add) and then stitched up into a classic t-shirt silhouette. I didn’t want any graphics or text on the t-shirt so I went ahead and ordered a simple map of the Suffolk geek maponshirt tshirt menswear fashion reviewmap geek maponshirt tshirt menswear fashion review-9map geek maponshirt tshirt menswear fashion review-7The maps are also available in different colour themes, from bright pop-art colours to classy monochrome. I wanted a subtle design so went for a muted denim blue colourway to highlight the coastline shape on the t-shirt. I particularly like the fact that one sleeve is in the sea so is totally blue – very cool!map geek maponshirt tshirt menswear fashion review-6map geek maponshirt tshirt menswear fashion review-3map geek maponshirt tshirt menswear fashion review-10When the finished article was delivered I was surprised by the great quality. The fabric was super-soft and the print finish was excellent, nothing like the basic custom-printed t-shirts I’ve ordered in the past. Hubby loved the t-shirt as much as I do and has been wearing it with jeans and beneath an open cotton shirt for a casual look.

What do you think of this idea for a personalised piece of clothing? What map would you choose to have printed? Let me know by leaving me a comment below – and happy map Monday everyone!

Author: Cassiefairy

Cassie is a freelance writer with a Masters degree in lifestyle promotion studies. She loves to 'get the look for less' so regularly shares thrifty fashion posts, DIY interior design ideas and low-cost recipes on her blog.

Share your stories, tips and ideas...

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.