Matthew Marteinsson sent this pic of an original 2B Convoy tee shirt. Often referred to as “the Truck”, it featured two tractor trailers lined up in a convoy around the bottom edge of the shirt. This particular shirt has stains on it worthy of a real truck driver. Steve an
Many thanks to Dan Williams for sending this pic of his original Soul On Parole tee shirt (Free James Brown) by 2B Homecooked Garments. The artwork is by Steve Buddendeck and features a photo of me jumping over a shopping cart (on my seatless bully?) under the Super Fresh grocery stor
This shirt was officially named “The Soul Series” but was generally referred to as the Free James Brown shirt or the Soul Behind Bars shirt. It was one of the first designs by 2B Homecooked Garments (1989). Back in those days we didn’t have a press yet and printed a
Greg Bloom is the proud owner of this original 2B sweatshirt. He gave it to Leigh as a gift for me and it was this very sweatshirt that sparked this whole project when Leigh put a photo of it on facebook. Thanks Greg! This shirt was technically called the “Hardcore”
This is the very first 2B logo. When Steve Buddendeck created the name 2B it stood for Buddendeck and Buddendeck. The other Buddendeck was his mom! She was sewing hip packs and pants for him. Soon Steve joined up with Hal Brindley to start a tee shirt line and they decided to use the
The Brotherhood logo tee shirt was released in 1990 in the original line of 2B Homecooked Garments. It featured a 2B logo with Brindley and Buddendeck written an the oval around it. The shirt was printed with a swirl of blue and black ink on a white tee. Designed by Steve Buddendeck.
The DIRT shirt featured artwork by Hal Brindley of a smiley face guy doing a no-footed can-can jump on dirt. Below it said “gooD thIngs from motheR earTh”. The front had a 2B breast logo. The shirt was released in 1990 as part of the first year line of 2B shirts.
The Dope Fish was one of the original 2B Homecooked Garments tee shirt designs. It was made with our most favorite high-tech graphic design program: Typestyler! Released around 1990. The words Homecooked Garments form the fish in purple and turquoise. The front had a 2B breast logo.
The 2B Banner Logo was one of the earliest 2B designs and remained in production throughout 2B’s five year run. It featured a large purple logo wrapped around the side of an olive green tee shirt. Logo designed by Steve Buddendeck.
The Angst Ridden tee shirt featured artwork by me and was somewhat auto-biographical as the rider depicted has no seat (I was riding seatless at the time) and the “since 1970” refers to my birth year. It was only available on black. -Hal B
Leigh Ramsdell and Hal Brindley launched a Kickstarter project to print a batch of limited edition reproduction tee shirts featuring original 2B Homecooked, PLAY Clothes and Useless designs.
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