You Don't Get a Second Chance to Make a Great First Impression!

We strive to please with our huge variety of colors and styles.
Select your favorite items and call today to learn how easy it is to personalize
with your logo embroidered or screen printed.

Our design staff is here to help with digitizing your logo or getting graphics print ready.

Don't forget to honor or reward that very important person on your team
for their accomplishment with an engraved personalized plaque or trophy.

Embroidery Experts

Initial ideas is a family owned and operated business in Rutland, Vermont specializing in company and corporate logo embroidery on a large selection of sportswear and accessories.

Screenprint Specialists

Initial Ideas is your screen printing specialists printing 1 to 6 colors, 1 shirt every 6 seconds, on long and short sleeve Tshirts, sweatshirts and a variety of sportswear.

Engraving & Awards

Initial Ideas has a complete in house engraving and laser department. We can virtually engrave on any material with precision and ease. We have a full line of trophies, plaques, awards and gift ideas for any event, corporate outing or sport.

Promotional Items

It's easy to put your logo on any of our promotional items. Pens, water bottles, mugs, lapel pins, trade show giveaways, calculators, pedometers and much more! We want to help your company look professional by putting your logo on a great promotional product!


Sublimation or dye diffusion is a printing process that uses heat to transfer dye onto materials such as plastic, ceramic, paper or fabric. Most popular items for sublimation are photographic images for award plaques, mugs, ID cards and shirts.