Printing Explained


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Screen Print Transfers:

What is it?

Screen printing is also known as silk screening and is essentially a very simple technique that uses a mesh and a stencil to transfer ink to certain areas of a design. Colour wise, this makes pretty much anything possible with t shirt screen printing, although some colours and finishes are trickier than others to perfect!

When should I use it?

If you are looking for large volume orders, perfect! They provide such a great vehicle for corporate message and brand identity. Screen printing is more economical, especially when it comes to creating producing many copies. The process is quick, and when it comes to larger designs screen printing is the ideal choice.


What is it?

Embroidery is the process by which a design is sewn onto a garment using a computerised embroidery machine. The process gives a highly professional and very long lasting appearance and is suitable for most text or logo graphics. From basic embroideries to more complex, 3D effect & appliqué we can provide you with the embroidery of your choice, on all garments, caps & bags.

When should I use it?

Long lasting, professional and superbly finished, good quality embroidered clothing is often seen as more subtle than printed t shirts, and more suitable for the corporate market.

Digitally Transfer, Litho & Vinyl CAD Cut

What is it?

Transfer printing is a way of applying an image to a curved or uneven surface. First used to print on china or pottery in the 1750s, using it on fabric is a fairly new process. Transfer printing is particularly popular method of decorating baseball caps for example. Baseball caps are difficult to print well because of the complications involved in printing on a curved surface. But transfers for baseball caps can be printed very quickly and applied very easily, making perfect, economical promotional items.

When should I use it?

Ideal for small requirements.

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