Australia’s Tea Towel Printing Specialists
Commercial tea towels

Customer Information

We’ve created this page for you, full of handy information and resources for designing and printing your tea towels.
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Remember, we love to talk to our clients to discuss your project requirements and help you make the right choices for the best results. So at any time, please do contact us to discuss your tea towel needs!

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For your business or special event
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Send us your print ready artwork and our team will recommend the best print method to achieve the best results for you.

No artwork? No problem - Alicia, our talented graphic designer is happy to assist you from start to finish.

Check out our artwork specs for more information on the tea towel requirements. For lead times and minimum quantity info, take a look at our FAQs.

No job is too BIG or too small... Let's get started!
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Got questions? Check out our FAQS for the most commonly asked questions about our fundraising tea towels
Teatowels printed for artist, Clare Mosley
Branded tea towels, Clare Mosley, artist

How it works

We work closely with our customers to make sure you get the best results for your design, whether it's a family gift, branded merchandise or a commemorative piece of art. This means we're with you from first contact all the way through to seeing your gorgeous tea towels, aprons and bags dispatched from the office.
Follow the steps below to see our process from start to finish. This is a handy guide for you to refer to, to see what we'll need from you, and what you'll get from us, to complete your project. Our lead time is usually 10-14 days, but if you have a deadline to meet, give us a call as we'll prioritise where we can! 

Step 1: Call us!

We love to chat to our clients so you get the best results for your project. Submit an enquiry or call to get started!

Step 2: Idea

Different, unusual, yet useful! Design a personalised tea towel everyone will LOVE! Perfect for business or gifts.

Step 3: Artwork

Take a photo, or scan & save a copy of your design. What you see WILL PRINT. The printable area is: 410mm x 610mm.

Step 4: Email

Once your design is ready, email it along with your desired quantity of tea towels, fabric choice, and address to

Step 5: Approval

Our team will set up an approval form for your consent prior to printing. Once approved an invoice will be raised for your payment.

Step 6: Production

This is our favourite part of the process of course:
P R I N T I N G! 
Allow 1-2 weeks to receive your beautiful, custom order.
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How we create your tea towels

With our two print method options
All of our Tea Towels are proudly printed in Australia with genuine care and excitement! Each printing process has its strengths. Our team will recommend which method is most suitable once final artwork has been sighted and an idea of quantity is known.

We’re excited to offer state of the art digital printing which reproduces detail in its entirety - photos, watercolour and fine intricate detail. In either method, the ink is colourfast, fade resistant and will maintain longevity (following our recommended care instructions).

Digital Printing

Digitally printing on tea towels
Digital printing involves artwork processed by computer and printed directly on the surface of the garment, using high quality water based inks. It's not a heat transfer or appliqué. Best used for watercolour and photographs - it is also financially economical for smaller runs.

Great for:

>> Personal gifts
>> Boutique Stores
>> Artists and Photographers.

Screen Printing

Machine for screen printed tea towels
Screen printing is the best option for designs that require a high level of vibrancy, as the inks used for screen printing are much thicker than those used with digital printing. It is often more financially viable on larger runs, but not as suitable for smaller print runs.

Great for:

>> Event merchandise
>> Branded products
>> Weddings.
For more information on our print methods and specs, download our flyer to print off and reference

Artwork specifications and requirements

When submitting your order it’s important to make yourself aware of the product sizes, colours available, and artwork specifications. So we’ve made a comprehensive resource for you with everything you’ll need to know. Hit the button below to download the document.
Download artwork specs

Fabric & Care

Our Tea Towels are ethically sourced and manufactured under strict conditions. With over 29 years experience, we will advise the best fabric to suit your artwork and to achieve the best print results.

All of our tea towels are hemmed, and the finished size is 700mm x 500mm, except for our cotton standard which is 695mm x 450mm.

We'd love to send you a complimentary SAMPLE PACK so that you can see and feel the quality of our fabrics and printing. Click the button below to request yours.
Tea towel fabric options
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Personalised packaging

personalised paper sleeve packaging for tea towels
One of our stand outs is the beautiful paper packaging sleeves we create for each and every customer. These gorgeous sleeves are an added addition to your marketing and create a special delivery experience when your recipient receives their tea towels. Our prices include printing the sleeves, folding the tea towels and putting them together!
For prices and futher details on our packaging, please download our flyer by clicking the button below. We also have prices for folding only, as well as personalised labels sewn into the tea towels.
Packaging information

Ready to grab our price list?

All prices include artwork set up, garment print, and GST.

So that we can present you with accurate pricing, please call (03) 5995 0388 or email to contact us.
Still got Questions?


Q: What is your lead time?

For PERSONALISED tea towels: Dispatch within 10 – 14 business days from receipt of an approval (if a timeframe has to be met we will prioritise if we can).

For FUNDRAISING tea towels: Dispatch within 10 – 14 days from when an order is placed.

Q: Do you have a minimum quantity?

For PERSONALISED tea towels: NO, because we offer different print methods, artwork and quantity will determine this.

For FUNDRAISING tea towels: 
YES, 25 per design  if SCREEN PRINTED. 
NO on smaller runs if DIGITALLY printed.

Q: Why choose Tea Towel Keepsakes?

We’re Australia’s tea towel printing specialists, with over 29 years experience. We are a family owned business with a friendly, helpful approach. We proudly print in Australia with genuine care and excitement.
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