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New Threadless Kids Exclusive Designs!

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Hey everyone! You may have noticed we printed five designs this week exclusively for kids!!!  We're experimenting with doing this more often as it gives us a lot more flexibility for our kids' line. 

Up until now, we've only printed kid-friendly adult designs on kids' clothing.  So it's a huge step for Threadless Kids! to choose designs specifically suited for the young folks.

This also means more designs in total will be printed.  Currently the design payment for designs that end up as exclusive Threadless Kids! product is $500 cash + a $250 gift certificate. We’re psyched to print even more cuteness in the future!

Here are the designs released this week:

Carpooling is Fun! by Alvaro Arteaga

My Worst Fears by Wenceslao Almazan

Don't Eat Me by Adhika Rahmani

I Love Fairy Tales by Lim Heng Swee

Space Chase by Alex Solis

Threadcakes! One Week Left!!

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Hey you crazy baking Threadless fans! There is only ONE WEEK left to submit your Threadless inspired delicious delight! That's right! The submission period ends on August 3, so get baking...

And whether you're participating or not, you NEED to see the gallery of awesome cakes that have already been submitted! They're pretty sweet... (ha!)

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Childhood! A New Design Challenge!

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You may have already heard the news, but just in case... Threadless Kids, in conjunction with Babycenter is proud to present...

Threadless Loves Childhood

            <b>Design a tee shirt inspired by the fascinating journey of childhood</b> - using your own memories (as well as new ones you've made with your own kids.)

The chosen design will be printed on tees for both kids and adults, so the entire family can coordinate in coolness! And there's a sweet batch of goodies up for grabs as well.

No kidding around, you have until August 20 to... tell us about your childhood!!.

New Art! New Ideas! A New Design Challenge!

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New art and new ideas. It’s the lifeblood of any vibrant, growing, and boundary-testing artistic and creative community. Every single day, we showcase over 100 new ideas for tees presented and designed by YOU. It is the premier online location for contemporary art, just as The New Museum is the offline destination for contemporary art in NYC!!

Threadless Loves New Art New Ideas

Your challenge for this Loves is to design a tee based on New Art / New Ideas!

Your amazing piece of artwork could actually end up being showcased in The New Museum Store and we’d love to send you there for a special launch party! What an amazing opportunity! You have until August 10 to...

...forget about the past and… show us something NEW!!

Adobe Is Now Backin' The Bestees!

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You work hard to make awesome tees...really really hard! Since Threadless began in 2000 over 60,000 individual designers have submitted over 200,000 tee shirt designs! We like to honor this work in lots of ways. In addition to the printed tee money of $2000 plus the $500 gift certificate, another way is with our prestigious award program - the Bestees!

But here's the big news - the Bestees have gotten even best-er! We're psyched to announce that Adobe will be the new sponsor for the Bestee of the Month awards! This means a ton to us, but what it means to you is an Adobe prize pack filled with amazing stuff, along with the cash that already comes with the Bestee of the Month award.

Thanks to the fine folks at Adobe for being such fans of us! Check out the prizes below and rejoice in the software bounty!

Prizes include: Adobe Creative Suite® 4 Design Premium

* InDesign® CS4
* Photoshop® CS4 Extended
* Illustrator® CS4
* Flash® CS4 Professional
* Dreamweaver® CS4
* Fireworks® CS4
* Acrobat® 9 Pro
* Adobe Bridge® CS4
* Adobe Device Central CS4
* Version Cue® CS4

A suite worth $1,799!

And of course:

* A sparkling GOLD <a href="http://media.threadless.com/media/2009/03/09/224090_bestee-medal1.jpg">Bestee Medal</a>!
* Winner featured on <a href="http://www.adobe.com">Adobe.com</a>
* $2,000 in cash (additional!)
* $500 Threadless gift certificate

Best Bestee news ever!

May's Bestee Revealed! Now Vote For June!

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Congratulations to Lim Heng Swee, whose superb design Let Go has taken the May Bestee of the Month award: $2500, Adobe Creative Suite 4 Design Premium, a feature on adobe.com, AND this awesome medal!!!

Plus it's now eligible for the end of the year's massive $20,000 Bestee Of The Year award!

It's now time to vote for your favorite tees of JUNE! Most votes wins Bestee of the Month! The polls are open until 10 am cst on July 20, so get the word out and VOTE HERE!

Wanna Be A Vip? Tell Us The Tee!

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We are giving away TWO PAIRS of VIP passes to the Pitchfork Music Fest right here in this very blog! How do you get em? It's as simple as this...

Tell us which Threadless tee you'd wear to the fest and why!

Perhaps it's in tribute to one of the bands playing? Perhaps it's because you just want to show off a cool tee? Perhaps it's a general music festival message? Let us know!

We will pick TWO commenters below that hit both points (what tee? why?) and give each a PAIR OF VIP passes!!! Thanks everyone for commenting! Winners have been contacted!

Good luck!!

We're Giving Away Pitchfork Tickets All Week!

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Threadless at Pitchfork

Threadless is PSYCHED to be giving away 3-day passes (and some VIP tickets) to the Pitchfork Music Fest, July 17-19, at Union Park in Chicago! So we’re having a week-long extravaganza! Every day = a chance to win. Here’s how…

MONDAY We gave away a pair of VIP passes in our Newsletter! We put a special "click to enter" link in Monday's newsletter! Congratulations, Ryan!

TUESDAY We’re giving away a bunch of stuff all day on Twitter, starting with gift codes and culminating with pair of 3-day passes!! Follow us on Twitter because on Tuesday we’ll tweet secret messages for our followers to RT for a chance to win!! 12 pm - 2 people won $25 gift codes: @namelessted @mfrikken 1:30 pm - a Threadless Kids lunchbox won by @theformerhand 3:00 pm - THREE "Beat It" tees to @tokaknee @commonpleasure @PenguinWARose 4:30 pm - a $50 gift code to @ponyjockey123 8 pm - a pair of 3-day passes to PITCHFORK FEST to @chexmix

WEDNESDAY We’re giving away a pair of 3-day passes at EACH Chicago store! At each of our retail locations will be a sign up sheet and box for you to stop by and enter to win! (we’ll accept entries through Saturday)

The stores: 3011 North Broadway Street, Chicago 1905 West Division Street, Chicago

THURSDAY We gave away TWO PAIRS of VIP passes on Threadless! Thanks for commenting on this VIB (very important blog) !!! Congratulations fonzarelli & garciagirl!

FRIDAY We gave away a pair of 3-day passes on Facebook! Congrats Megan R. !

...and if you're already going to the fest, be sure to stop by our tent!! BIG prizes to be had!