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Duran Bros Farms - Cotton Farm

Jeff Payne Farms - Cotton Farm

Mesa Farmers Cooperative - Cotton Farm

Owens Cooperative Gin - Cotton Gin

Hill Spinning - Yarn Spinner

Contempora Fabrics - Fabric Knitter

Carolina Cotton Works - Fabric Finisher

Hemingway Apparel - Cut / Sew

Industries of the Blind - Cut / Sew

TS Designs - Print / Dye

This Supply Chain Makes Products for

TS Designs uses this supply chain to produce t-shirts for custom print and dye customers nationwide. You can request a quote for your own custom printed t-shirts at

Key Info About Your Shirt


Miles Dirt-to-Shirt

(as the crow flies)

Made From

certified organic cotton

grown in the USA

Your shirt was made from 100% certified organic cotton grown in Derry, NM; Ralls, TX; and Vado, NM.

This supply chain is designed to provide the most sustainable apparel possible, using the most environmentally-friendly materials available from only US sources.

You can view the organic certificate(s) for this supply chain below:

Your Supply Chain's Name

WYC supply chains are named after innovations in textile manufacturing throughout history. This supply chain's name is Stocking Frame.

The stocking frame was the first mechanical knitting machine. Invented by William Lee in England in 1589, it played an important party in the early days of the Industrial Revolution, dramatically improving the efficiency of knitting.

Meet the Makers of Your Shirt!

Duran Bros Farms

Cotton Farm
ContactCarl Duran
LocationPO Box 291, Derry, NM

Jeff Payne Farms

Cotton Farm
ContactJeff Payne
Location501 US-82, Ralls, TX, United States

Mesa Farmers Cooperative

Cotton Farm
ContactRamon Alvarez
Location18320 Stern Dr, Vado, NM, United States

Owens Cooperative Gin

Cotton Gin
Location1286 FM40, Ralls, Texas, United States

Hill Spinning

Yarn Spinner
ContactMark Leonard
Websiteclick here
LocationHill Spinning Mill, 602 Davidson Street, Thomasville, NC, United States

Hill Spinning is a family owned and operated spinning mill that specializes in spinning cotton yarn. Hill’s operational philosophy is simple but effective: buy good cotton and don’t screw it up.

Mark Leonard is a 3rd generation owner of Hill. He believes in a slow, paced, deliberate approach to cleaning and spinning, which produces a high quality, even, strong, but still very soft yarn.

Contempora Fabrics

Fabric Knitter
ContactRon Roach
Websiteclick here
LocationContempora Fabrics Inc, 351 Contempora Drive, Lumberton, NC, United States

Contempora Fabrics was founded in 1972 by Lacy C. Nance. In 1984, the company transitioned to 40% employee-owned via an Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP), then went 100% ESOP in 1988.

Contempora considers its 150 owners/employees its most important asset, and attributes its growth to its highly skilled workforce and modern equipment.

Carolina Cotton Works

Fabric Finisher
ContactStacey Bridges
Websiteclick here
LocationCarolina Cotton Works Inc, 14 Commerce Drive, Gaffney, SC, United States

Hemingway Apparel

Cut / Sew
ContactJack Marsh
Websiteclick here
LocationHemingway Apparel, 60 Apparel Drive, Hemingway, SC, United States

Industries of the Blind

Cut / Sew
ContactDave LoPresti
Websiteclick here
LocationIndustries of the Blind Inc, 914 West Gate City Boulevard, Greensboro, NC, United States

TS Designs

Print / Dye
ContactEric Henry
Websiteclick here
LocationTS Designs, 2053 Willow Springs Lane, Burlington, NC, United States

TS Designs is a screen printing business founded in 1977 by Tom Sineath.

Once catering to the big apparel brands (Nike, Tommy, Polo, GAP, etc.), TS Designs changed its business model and mission after seeing the destructive effects of NAFTA and globalization on its industry.

TSD now provides unique, American-made printed t-shirts, including Cotton of the Carolinas, a shirt grown and made entirely in North and South Carolina.