8000 Gildan DryBlend 50/50 Tee

227 Customers who ordered this rated it a 4.5 on a 1-5 scale. Read their reviews!

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Not looking for all cotton? This is your shirt. Lightweight and comfortable, this cotton-polyester blend tee is ideal for warm weather outdoor activities. Gildan's DryBlend fabric wicks moisture away from the body, keeping you cool while you're having fun!

• 5.6 oz., 50% preshrunk cotton/50% polyester
• Double-needle stitching throughout
• Taped shoulder-to-shoulder
• Seamless collar

  • By
    on 08/19/2015

    Great Athletic Shirt

    Great shirt. Only one I order for athletic activities without needing to order jerseys

  • By
    from ARLINGTON, TX
    on 06/29/2015

    West Pac Rules

    T-shirts are great. Never have had a problem. Will continue to do business with Blue Cotton with confidence. Appreciate their professionalism and their willingness to help.

  • By
    on 10/16/2014

    8000 Gildan - Athletic

    I am very satisfied with this shirt. I say it runs a bit small, but that's a positive in my book. Most of the individuals wearing the shirt do it during athletic events, so a snug fit is good.

  • By
    from Scranton, PA
    on 10/15/2014

    Gildan 50/50

    We wore the shirts for a Tough Mudder, and they held up great and even came clean afterwards. They were a good buy for the price and quality.

  • By
    from ALMA, AR
    on 01/27/2014

    soft yet durable

    The shirts were great! the fabric was soft, yet durable and the printing was fabulous.

  • By
    from Spring, TX
    on 01/20/2014

    Holds Up Well

    Holds up well. Ordered black shirts which were worn and washed weekly for a year and the black held pretty well, as did the two-color printing. The printed image did begin to crack towards the end of the year, but that's not surprising.

  • By
    from DELAND, FL
    on 11/21/2013


    I went with the 50/50 for a little more softness and less shrinking. I am glad I did. These are probably my favorite Gildan t-shirts so far. Prior to this order, I had only used 100% cotton.

  • By
    from MISSION, KS
    on 11/15/2013

    Hot Mess

    I always by Gildan 50/50 tees. They do not fade and do not shrink! Great for team jerseys since you tend to wear/wash them a lot.

  • By
    from ATLANTA, GA
    on 11/13/2013

    Good quality

    Shirt seemend to run a little smaller than expected, but that actually worked well in my case. It wasn't as soft as I thought it was going to be though.

  • By
    on 08/23/2013

    The comfortable t-shirt I was looking for

    Just the perfect comfortable shirts I was looking for. In years past we've ordered shirts from different local company's & all the shirts were too thick & stiff & just not comfy to wear around often. They did run a little big (I thought- some others didn't) but wasn't a problem at all. I thought they would shrink some but maybe I need to wash a few more times. No big deal, will be wearing it often! Melanie

  • By
    from LAUREL, DE
    on 07/02/2013

    great quality

    I have used gildan products in the past,they are comfortable and wear well.The colors are true to the pics also.A great value.

  • By
    from PORTLAND, OR
    on 07/01/2013

    Comfy easy care men's T

    This T-shirt is very comfortable despite our Texas heat ... so I find myself wearing this shirt as soon as it comes out of the laundry room.

  • By
    from Newark, DE
    on 06/27/2013

    These shirts are perfect!

    These shirts are great. The thickness is just right, almost no shrinking when washing.

  • By
    from LAKEWOOD, WA
    on 05/29/2013

    Shirt Review

    The shirt quality was fantastic. I always go with a 50/50 blend on shirts. Very soft and never shrink.

  • By
    from GENEVA, FL
    on 05/24/2013

    OK but not great

    Colors for my custom graphic matched my expectations. Fabric was not as soft as I was hoping; it was kind of scratchy to the touch. Maybe that's just the nature of this 50/50 blend. And fabric was a bit lighter weight that I had hoped.

  • By
    from Groveland, CA
    on 05/13/2013

    Very pleased

    We ordered these shirts because they are thinner than the Gildan Ultra Cotton that we've gotten in the past. And it is thinner, but I didn't rate it as a "Thin" tshirt because you can't see through it. I was a little worried, especially with the lighter color, that they might be slightly see-through, but they aren't - they're perfect. Also, they seem a little longer than the Gildan Ultra Cotton, which is great because we wear these while working (we own a house painting business) and they don't seem to ride up as much. Also, the arm holes aren't as big and we are pleased with that and the neck hole doesn't creep up and choke you either, like it does with some other cheaper tshirts we've had over the years. The Gildan 50/50 Dryblend is shaped and feels more like an American Apparel tshirt at a fraction of the price! They are light, soft and comfortable - perfect for work this summer. After washing they shrunk just a tiny bit - barely noticeable. The only reason I didn't give them 5 stars is that the Dark Heather grey color I ordered for my daughter is actually BLUE and she is NOT pleased about that! But the other colors we ordered were true to what we saw on the screen (tan, dark chocolate, navy, forest green, heliconia.)

  • By
    from Seneca Falls, NY
    on 05/06/2013

    A great all around t-shirt

    The 50/50 shirt is a great buy. It's quality material and does not shrink.

  • By
    from RIVER GROVE, IL
    on 04/17/2013

    it great

  • By
    from Silver Spring, MD
    on 12/10/2012

    High quality and exactly what I wanted.

    I haven't washed the shirts yet, but it appears to be of high quality.

  • By
    from Mableton, GA
    on 09/24/2012

    Loved the light weight Tee shirts. Great to wear on the job when it's extremely hot in Atlanta.

  • By
    from Jonesboro, GA
    on 08/15/2012

    Great Quality for Great Price

    We ordered these shirts for our field technicians to wear when they are troubleshooting technology work orders and so far so good. They are sturdy, true to size and a great value for the price.

  • By
    from Port Clinton, OH
    on 07/04/2012

    Tshirts are lightweight and comfortable. I felt like they ran a little big but not terrible. Mine did shrink slightly when washed and dried but only lenghtwise which was actually a good thing. Color is very nice and vibrant.

  • By
    from Timonium, MD
    on 07/01/2012

    Blue Cotton - Tops in my book.

    I have used Blue Cotton the last three years to design t-shirts for our VisionWalk fundraising team. The tools in the Design Studio are easy to use and make ideas come to reality. The quality of the shirts and printing are top notch. The 3 year old shirts still look as good as day one. My thanks to everyone at Blue Cotton, I plan to use Blue Cotton for my future custom shirt needs.

  • By
    from League City, TX
    on 06/25/2012

    Perfect Experience

    We picked the 8000 Gildan DryBlend 50/50 tee because we liked the feel of the thinner fabric. We live in Texas where it is 100 degrees in the summer and the shirt was for a summer water polo team. So, the shirts were perfect.

  • By
    from Mission, KS
    on 06/11/2012

    I wanted a thinner fabric that would breath and this was just right.

  • By
    from Worcester, MA
    on 05/21/2012

    Good Quality

  • By
    from Navarre, FL
    on 04/23/2012

    8000 dryblend review

    Not my favorite tee shirt I have purchased but still not bad. I might change my mind if it wears well. I thought it was a little on the thin side but it still looked great.

  • By
    from Livonia, MI
    on 04/09/2012


    The t-shirt is very brightly colored and the design came out perfectly. The colors are very true to what you see on the computer screen. The shirt sizes seemed to be a little larger than usual (we ordered the same shirt last year) and feel kind of thin, but overall, we are pleased with the product.

  • By
    from Gilberts, IL
    on 04/09/2012

    Very nice...

  • By
    from Sevierville, TN
    on 04/05/2012

    good shirt

    i do not love the heaviness of a 100% cotton t-shirt. this is the perfect solution...a little less bulk with a good sturdy shape.

  • By
    from Pittsburgh, PA
    on 04/02/2012

    Good Shirt for Price

    I was pleased with the quality of the shirt for the cheaper price, is comfortable and durable.

  • By
    from Urbana, IL
    on 11/15/2011

    Gildan 50/50 Cotton Review

    The material felt a bit scratchy to the skin.

  • By
    from St. Charles, IL
    on 11/09/2011

    The youth sizes run true but the adult sizes seemed a little big.

  • By
    from Milwaukee, WI
    on 10/20/2011

    tiger t-shirt

    Great product for the right price!!!

  • By
    from New Lenox, IL
    on 10/14/2011

    Very Satisfied

    The t-shirts turned out great. The writing on the shirts turned out smaller than expected, which would have most likely been fixed if I had more experience with ordering online tshirts or used the contacts I was given to ask for help. Before washing the shirts for the first time, they do look a little big and really thin, but post-wash they fit great!

  • By
    from Gilbert, AZ
    on 10/11/2011

    Gold short sleeve t-shirt

    The shirt was of good quality. It was suppose to be an extra large but was more like a 2X.

  • By
    from Avondale, AZ
    on 09/26/2011

    Soft, durable t-shirt; true to size!

    We ordered the black t-shirts. Although they haven't been washed much to date, they seem to retain their deep color so far (haven't faded). The fabric is very soft and even after washing AND drying, it doesn't seem to have shrunk at all. I actually bought the 2XL for me because I like to dry my shirts and wanted to take some shrinkage into the equation. If it has shrunk, it's only by a little, but I truly can't tell. I like the Gildan t-shirts.

  • By
    from Westfield, NJ
    on 09/19/2011

    great service, great product, quick delievery...very satisfied...kids loved the shorts

  • By
    from Conway, AR
    on 09/12/2011


    I'm going to keep this short and sweet! Great Shirt, Great Price! Seriously!

  • By
    from Palatine, IL
    on 09/12/2011

    Exactly as expected

    The t-shirts I ordered were exactly as expected based on the description on the website. We washed them before we wore them and they may have shrunk a little bit, but they seemed pretty true to size. They quality was good and they weren't too thick or thin. They turned out to be exactly as expected.

  • By
    from Albany, NY
    on 09/08/2011

    Work Shirts

    The shirts are thin and feel like they lack in quality. Time will tell how they hold up after a few washes..

  • By
    from Denton, TX
    on 09/07/2011

    Not bad

    Nice shirt. Good fit.

  • By
    from Fordsville, KY
    on 08/11/2011

    Fuqua Racing -Red T-shirt

    Loved the thickness of the shirt for summer time wear due to it being thinner. Design looked good!

  • By
    from Philadelphia, PA
    on 08/11/2011

    The quality of the picture was perfect, exactly as I envisioned. The only issue was that in the text in some of the small letters such as "d" or "o" the space in the letter was white instead of the shirt color. But overall, very satisfied.

  • By
    from Lake Alfred, FL
    on 08/10/2011

    Shirts were double printed and each shirt had defects and letters washed off after one wash, I did follow wash directions.

  • By
    from South Coffeyville, OR
    on 08/09/2011

    Booster Club

    We sale these through the South Coffeyville Booster Club. We have had a great response.

  • By
    from El Segundo, CA
    on 08/08/2011

    Great value

    This shirt is good. It's not incredible, but it is very cheap. I will definitely keep purchasing this shirt.

  • By
    from Buffalo, NY
    on 08/08/2011

    The shirts are the perfect weight for what we are using them for.

  • By
    from Humble, TX
    on 08/05/2011

    Comfy and great looking!

    Great quality shirts. A few had little smudges on the front from I'm guessing ink from someone's hands but nothing big enough for me to cry about.

  • By
    from Nashville, TN
    on 07/11/2011

    tee review

    very pleased with product, ease of ordering and choices of items to choose from. would be cool if a few other types of items were carried - ball caps, magnets or stickers

  • By
    from Scarsdale, NY
    on 07/07/2011

    i love bluecotton.com!

    I purchased 22 shirts for my cheerleading team with our team name on the front and each person's customized name on the back. when I got the shirts they were PERFECT and just how I wanted them to look. the quality of the t-shirt is also very good, but the adult sizes looked a little bit big at first. after washing the shirt they shrink a very little amount to the appropriate size. i am very happy with the service i received and i will definitely be purchasing things from this website in the future!

  • By
    from Nashville, TN
    on 06/30/2011

    Gildan 5.5 survey

    I have ordered both the 6.1oz and 5.5oz Gildan t-shirts. The quality of the 5.5oz surprised me when I compared it to the 6.1oz - a good surprise. I would recommend using the 5.5oz with no concern for receiving a poor quality garment.

  • By
    from Anaheim, CA
    on 06/26/2011

    will definitely recommend

  • By
    from New Brunswick, NJ
    on 06/23/2011

    Red T-Shirts Rock

    Excellent customer service all around. Shirts arrived exactly two weeks after I placed the order and a shout out to Nicole who was very resonsive to my e-mails.

  • By
    from Tunkhannock, PA
    on 06/22/2011

    Fighting for Fran

    The shirts washed beautiful and kept their color and shape

  • By
    from Wappingers Falls, NY
    on 06/17/2011


    Excellent quality.

  • By
    from MOAB, UT
    on 06/06/2011

    Wish you offered this product in XXXl sizes also.

  • By
    from Arlington, VA
    on 05/16/2011

    Shirts for 5K Race Team

    Great quality shirt.

  • By
    from Lincolnshire, IL
    on 05/14/2011

    Great Products, Very Accommodating

    I don't know if it shrunk b/c I just wore it & haven't washed it yet.

  • By
    from Colleyville, TX
    on 05/11/2011

    Cheerleader Spirit Shop

    Shirts were of the perfect thickness, being in Texas it is so hot, but the shirts were perfect. Words cannot describe how many complements we received and how our spirit shirts sold like hotcakes!

  • By
    from Phoenix, AZ
    on 05/05/2011

    APUSH History Design

    Nice, comfortable shirt

  • By
    from Keller, TX
    on 05/05/2011


    I haven't washed the shirts yet, but they look great and everyone in my group loves them! We will use you again next summer.

  • By
    from Siloam Springs, AR
    on 04/28/2011

    Nice, light weight and breathable shirt.

    Previous to ordering this shirt, I have usually ordered from the Ultra Cotton (2000) series. I've gotten great feeback from many of the people who purchased a shirt (I order about 300/year). I, along with those I heard back from, prefer this shirt to the 2000 series because it's a generally lighter shirt than the other and it doesn't fit so snuggly around the stomach area. It's still true to size (a small person fits the small shirt), but it seems looser than the 2000 (in a positive way). Personally, I'm in between a S and M and struggle finding t-shirts that actually fit well. This shirt fits me and it also fits the individuals that are true smalls. Two thumbs way up.

  • By
    from Brooklyn, NY
    on 04/28/2011

    I ordered red t-shirts. The shade of red that I received was not the shade that I expected. I expected a deeper red. Overall, the quality was good, the graphics were good, but the color and design looked much better on the screen than in person.

  • By
    from Chesapeake, VA
    on 04/21/2011

    President, Delta Sigma Lambda Women's Sorority

    Our group liked the t-shirts, that is why we have ordered from you three or four times. The quality for the price with the sewn-on letters is great!

  • By
    from Bridgeport, TX
    on 04/19/2011

    Amazing products

    The shirt is wonderful. I was quite suprised when I got them. Much better than I ever expected. Two thumbs up

  • By
    from Concord, OH
    on 04/12/2011

    Good Product

    Good product for the money. I would use the product again and highly recommend the company.

  • By
    from New Middletown, OH
    on 02/16/2011

    Excellent product from an excellent business

    The size was perfect!!! The feel of the fabric was also that of a quality material.

  • By
    from Kirksville, MO
    on 01/31/2011

    The material was thinner than I expected. The designs could have been better . But , other than that the service was great .

  • By
    from Timonium, MD
    on 01/07/2011

    Price or convenience

    You do pay more than normal for a lettered shirt here than you would at a store, however to be able to just order online and ship for free, if someone is far, is convenient. If you live close to a store where you can pick it up yourself I would not order offline.

  • By
    from Bristow, VA
    on 12/29/2010

    This Shirt Is Great!

    This shirt is very soft and feels good. The only thing is, that the Youth Large seemed a little small.

  • By
    from Bluff city, TN
    on 12/09/2010

    Great quality product !

    Wonderful product washes up great!

  • By
    from Morrisville, VT
    on 11/29/2010

    8000 Gildan Ultra Blend Tee

    Like the quality of the shirt, but hoping for a just a bit thinner feel - but would purchase again.

  • By
    from Columbia, SC
    on 11/15/2010

    Shirts for school group

    Like the price - don't know about shrinkage or wear just yet.

  • By
    from Carterville, IL
    on 11/04/2010

    Gildan tee shirt

    I think this t-shirt is just fine. I does shrink just a little, but almost all t-shirts do after being washed the first time.

  • By
    from Wayne, NJ
    on 10/21/2010



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    from New Middletown, OH
    on 10/20/2010

    Great Product!

    This type of t-shirt is so soft! I love how comfortable it is

  • By
    from Deer Park, TX
    on 10/11/2010

    Great job thanks a BUNCH!

  • By
    from Seattle, WA
    on 10/04/2010

    Good shirt

    A little heavier than I wanted, but good quality.

  • By
    from Birmingham, AL
    on 10/01/2010

    FC Futebol Club T-Shirt Review

    Shirt is good. It didn't shrink and it feels very comfortable.

  • By
    from Demopolis, ALABAMA
    on 09/29/2010

    Bluecotton is the best online

    Bluecotton is the best online t-shirt designing company. I recently had the best experience ever with bluecotton and I was etremely satisfied.

  • By
    from Garden city, MO
    on 09/28/2010

    Terrific shirt

    If your looking for a soft, thin t-shirt this is it. Its not see-through thin, but its not thick and stiff either. To me it has that perfect "tshirt" feel. I have worn softer tshirts but not without spending a LOT more. These are the perfect shirt, and the price is excellent.

  • By
    from Brookline, MA
    on 09/14/2010


    Love it!

  • By
    from Conway, AR
    on 09/09/2010


    Tried the shirt on and was pleased. Have not worn it yet, the event is in Oct, so I have not washed it yet either.

  • By
    from Walla Walla, WA
    on 09/07/2010

    shirt review

    The service has always been great. I have been a little disappointed with the quality of the layout on the designs. I didn't feel like they were sized as well as they could have been. Overall the shirts were fine and I will order again.

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"Felt true to size"


"Normal thickness"


"Did not shrink"