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Ellen’s Silkscreening is a medium sized apparel printing and embroidery company based in South Pasadena, California. We regularly handle printed and embroidered orders of between 24 and 5,000 units in-house on a 7-10 working day turnaround. Our knowledgeable sales team also sources out printed promotional product orders to a large network of vendors on a daily basis.
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Please Join Ellen’s at the Pasadena Playhouse!


Ellen’s Silkscreening is excited to support this wonderful upcoming event. Join us and host Wayne Brady on Sunday, September 17 in celebration of Sheldon Epps’ 20 years as Artistic Director of Pasadena Playhouse. Sheldon at the Playhouse will feature artists, stories, songs, and tributes.


Ellen’s is very proud to supply Villa Esperanza with their ‘Hope is Hard at Work’ Tees!

Ellen’s recently screen printed t-shirts for Villa Esperanza Services, a Pasadena based non-profit serving 600 disabled children, adults, and seniors living with different developmental and intellectual challenges. The shirts will be given as gifts to Villa Esperanza clients, celebrating their accomplishments at an annual awards event. Founded in 1961, Villa Esperanza serves people in 49 cities across the country. To learn more about Villa Esperanza’s amazing work, visit their website.

The Beverly Hills Farmers’ Market Stays Fresh With Ellen’s Silkscreening

Every Sunday, rain or shine, the city of Beverly Hills hosts more than 60 farmers and vendors at the Beverly Hills Farmers’ Market.

Here you can see the way colors are layered to make the print: first yellow on a white base, then red, blue, and black.

A mainstay of the Beverly Hills Farmers’ Market is their classic farmer mascot. Market manager Greta Dunlap contacted illustrator and Beverly Hills Farmers’ Market volunteer Gary Baseman to create something special, and in 2004 their mascot was born.


Chubby Chipmunk Shows Us The Sweeter Side Of Deadwood

See how we dig in to making full color shirts for this South Dakota icon

Since 2005, Chubby Chipmunk Hand-Dipped Chocolates has been keeping Deadwood’s sweet tooth satisfied with delicious hand made delicacies. When they found themselves in need of custom printed apparel, they reached across state lines to us here at Ellen’s! We immediately recognized them as kindred spirits, dedicated just as we were to producing the best hand made goods possible.


Inde Motorsports Uses Ellens to Get Into Gear

Ellens Is Proud To Help Brand Inde Motorsports Ranch

Inde Motorsports Ranch is a family owned private motorsports country club where enthusiasts have the opportunity to enjoy their own private race track with unlimited track time all year round. If you’re into motorsports, this is the place to be!


We're right around the corner

Have you been to Ellen’s wonderfully convenient location?

Please consider stopping by and talking to us about your next project.

Our lovely showroom is just 10 miles from downtown Los Angeles in South Pasadena at 1500 Mission Street. It’s full of samples of work completed for many of the best-known cultural institutions in Southern California. If you visit us you will find that Ellen’s is a place where customers are greeted with warmth and attentiveness and leave with confidence that their orders are in good hands and will be completed on schedule. Our creative and collaborative staff will guide you through all the options that will make your final product its absolute best. We excel at apparel printing, embroidery and promotional products in order quantities of 24 to 5,000 units printed with a turnaround of 7-10 days from proof approval.Customer Service Makes It Easy






The Loters are in the House!

Loter Inc. Gears up for Comic-Con with Ellens Silkscreening


Every year we are very fortunate and honored to print apparel for the amazing John and Shelley Loter ahead of their visit to Comic-Con San Diego. Each shirt features a different member of their quirky cartoon family, from zombies and devils to superhero cats and space exploring gorillas. Above you can see us printing the yellow layer of their banana rocket design.


How We Print in Full Color!

The process of printing in full color on t-shirts at Ellen’s!


At Ellen’s we offer beautiful, full color image prints on 100% cotton apparel thanks to the amazing skills of our graphic artist Manny Meza (pictured above hard at work) and our Separation Studio software and ink set.


Join us at the Eclectic Music Festival and Art Walk

Eclectic Music Festival and Art Walk Pop Up Gallery at Ellen’s Silkscreening

from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
1506 Mission Street, South Pasadena

We will be featuring the photography of our own operations manager Howard Norris.

In addition we will have readings and storytelling from two critically acclaimed authors Rick Leddy and Leslie Bilderback from 6 – 7pm.

For more information about the event visit

Eclectic Rocks




New Jersey Stone Sculptor Rocks Out with Ellen’s

Dan Saland of New Jersey, a licensed psychologist by profession, specializes in working with adolescents and families. As an existential-humanistic therapist, he finds parallels between psychology and sculpting stone. Handling a medium that is millions of years old, Dan’s approach is one of patience and humility. Similar to the human psyche, sculpting is a relational process of formation, development and becoming.