Screen printing (also known as silk screening) is a printing technique that uses stencils and ink to create designs on fabric. Although it requires significantly more set-up time than digital printing or heat transfer, screen printing remains popular because it is the most economical method for producing large quantities.
Screen printing (also known as silk screening) is a printing technique that uses stencils and ink to create designs on fabric. Commonly used on cotton or cotton blend apparel, screen printing can be done on 100% polyester using special inks and additives.
Dye sublimation is a transfer process that produces a full-color, photo-quality reproduction of a digital image using ink that turns into gas when heat is applied. Dye sublimation is a tremendously versatile technology with applications in apparel, awards, promotional products, signage and much more.
Foil printing is a premium process that gives decorated items an attention-getting metallic shimmer. It’s a highly effective way to add a bright accent to traditional screen printing or can be applied to large areas for maximum shine and impact. It requires skill, attention and the right materials, but achieves a special look with a high perceived value.
Heat transfer involves creating an image in reverse, printing it to high-release paper, and then transferring the image from the paper to a garment using heat and pressure. It’s ideal for quick turn-around times and small quantities; including one-off items such printing names and numbers on athletic uniforms.
Adding special effects such as glitter and rhinestones lets you create dazzling designs that grab attention for your customers – and your business. You can achieve this form of head-turning decoration using heat transfer, which is ideal for quick turn-around times and small quantities, including one-off items.
Embroidery is the process of turning a graphic or text into a needle-and-thread work of art for application to a garment or other fabric item. Of all the methods of fabric embellishment, embroidery is considered to add the most sophistication and a higher perceived value to a garment.