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T-shirts with a touch of city of Cornwall (Cornish Touch)


Cornwall is a county on England’s rugged southwestern tip. It forms a peninsula encompassing wild moorland and hundreds of sandy beaches, culminating at the promontory Land’s End. The south coast, dubbed the Cornish Riviera, is home to picturesque harbour villages such as Fowey and Falmouth. The north coast is lined with towering cliffs and seaside resorts like Newquay, known for surfing.

Cornish-PiratesCornish Pirates

Unlike in almost every other county in England, Cornwall isn’t actually completely football mad (just quite football mad). That means that there is a range of custom shirts Cornwall for football shirt printing. Instead that void is filled by rugby union. And the Cornish are very proud of their county side and National One team the Cornish Pirates.


It’s true that Cornwall boasts some of the best landscapes in the UK, so it’s only right that the Cornish beaches find themselves on T-shirts. Photos of the beautiful coast lend themselves perfectly to direct to garment printing, and make for pretty awesome T-shirts ‘n all.


You’ll have to stay with us on this one. First of all we need to clarify we’re not talking about The Queen, but about the musicians Queen. Secondly we need to clarify why: Roger Taylor, the drummer, although not born in Cornwall, moved to the county when he was young, and the Cornish have taken him on as one of their own.

Kernow-CornwallHumphry Davy

You’ve never heard of Humphry Davy? Shame on you. You clearly wouldn’t fare well on the Cornish test. Born down Penzance (said with a heavy Cornish accent), Davy was a chemist and is the inventor of the Davy Lamp for use down the mines, while he also discovered several other metals back in the 1700 and 1800’s. He’s quite the boy round Cornwall.

Kernow Flag

There’s something about Cornwall which makes it seem more independent than any other county in England or the UK. So if you’re in Cornwall, don’t be surprised to see plenty of black flags with a white cross – it’s the flag of Kernow (Cornwall in Cornish). You’ll prob’ly see it on T-shirt printing Cornwall too.


About Erik Mickelson

Erik Mickelson is the author of Northwest Custom Apparel's blogs. Erik has been with Northwest Custom Apparel since 1996 after graduating from Washington State University and is the founder of the Apparel Graphic Academy. Trained by the custom graphic apparel industry's best, Mark Venit, Erik brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the Embroidery Adventure blog. As they say, 'Experience is the best teacher.' We are proud to have Erik as part of our team!

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