Aprons Direct is part of the Custom branded® family.

From 10 units to 10,000 units we have New Zealand’s hospitality requirements met. Founded over 40 years ago  Graphics on Shirts now has extensive inhouse branding capability.

Initially starting out in 1976 sourcing odds and ends we are now New Zealand’s largest importer and printer of tea towels as well as offering a full print and garment supply service.

Aprons Direct is New Zealand’s source of Branded Aprons online.

We print and embroider thousands of Aprons annually for a variety of agencies, promotional companies and directly to business and individuals, including new Fairtrade Aprons.

To see more of the services we offer including uniform and t-shirt printing visit: custombranded.co.nz

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• Apron and Uniform Supply
• In-House Screenprinting and Branding Facilities
• Proofing and advice

At Aprons Direct we are distributors for a huge range of suppliers, from Aprons to Apparel and all the way through to corporate wear. We can find a solution based on your image or budget, from basic Poly Cotton Aprons and Cotton T-Shirts all the way through to Fair Trade Aprons and high end outer wear from companies such as James Harvest and Icebreaker.

More Than Just Aprons:
Custom Branded™ is a Direct to Business Commercial Branding Facility in Auckland, specialising in Apron and Textile print and embroidery, including;

• Aprons
• Staff Uniforms
• Tees, Polos, Sweats and Hoods
• Headwear
• Safety Wear
• Tea Towels
• Bags

and more

Apron Printing and Embroidery from 10 units


We offer three main methods of branding:

Screen Printing

Screen Printed Aprons are perfect for instances where the branding area is large or an in area where a hoop will not fit, Screenprint pricing also scales well with quantity so is perfect for large promo runs. However screenprint does need to warm washed (although cold is ideal) and the print area cannot be ironed. Additionally pricing is based on number of colours so does not suit small runs where many colours are likely to be used.


Embroidered Aprons are long lasting and look extremely classy, embroidery is perfect for thinner or smaller logos, as pricing is based on stitch count it is not ideal for large logos or areas. Pricing does scale with quantity, however it is not as economical on long runs as Screenprint can be and small details can be an issue.


Digital transfers have come a long way, and are perfect for short runs where a large number of colours are required or where a large branding area is required, Digitals can prove to be cheaper than Screen Print or Embroidery when small quantities are required. Fine text is not suited to this method and whilst it does save on setup fees it is typically more costly than either Screenprint or Embroidery for longer runs. Pricing is based on area.

We are happy to brand from just 20 units.

Screen Printed Aprons

Screen Printed Apron

An Example of Apron Screen printing

Embroidered Apron

An Example of Apron Embroidery

Digital Transfer

An Example of a Digital Apron

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