Ellen’s Silkscreening

Ellen’s Silkscreening is a printing and embroidery company based right here in South Pasadena. They specialize in high quality screen printing and embroidery for clients of all sizes, from the local coffee shops to prestigious colleges and museums. They handle order quantities starting from 24 all the way up to 5,000 units on a 7-10 working day turnaround. Their knowledgeable sales team also sources promotional product orders to a large network of vendors on a daily basis.

“At Ellen’s we are very proud to continue our long tradition as the friendly and dependable neighborhood apparel printing shop Ellen Daigle opened in 1978. 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. Thanks to the dedication and stability of our production staff, another tradition has developed at Ellen’s, one of outstanding craftsmanship and technical excellence that allows us to serve some of the most discerning screen printing and embroidery customers in Southern California.”

Owner Ellen Daigle came to Los Angeles from her native New York in 1960. She attended nursing school in Los Angeles in the early ‘60s and began her working career as a nurse. Not longer after, Ellen married and started a family. In 1977, a divorced single mom of three daughters, Ellen took a screen printing class as part of a sign painting course at Pasadena City College. A year later she started Ellen’s Silkscreening out of her garage. Ellen quickly found that she loved running a business and things grew steadily. An important early customer of hers was KRLA radio station, where Ellen met her future husband Joe Daigle. Eventually, Joe became Ellen’s business partner and played a key role setting up the production systems at the shop that remain in place to this day. Over the years the shop has continued to grow and thrive, adding in-house embroidery services in the late 1990s and expanding into its current location at 1500 Mission Street in 2003. Ellen attributes the success of her company to the hard work and dedication of her wonderful employees. She is also profoundly grateful for the incredible trust and loyalty of the many customers who have frequented the shop since 1978.

Find them at:

1500 Mission Street
South Pasadena, CA 91030
(626) 441-4415


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