Printing and Embroidery
Heat transfer printing is a printing method that most often uses a heat press (iron). In this process, the heat presses a transfer sheet onto the garment.
DTG stands for Direct to Garment, a way of printing on textile surfacesIt is more cost effective for smaller orders and can last longer than screen printing.
Silk Screen Print
Silk screen printing is the process of printing through the use of an ink and a mesh. The mesh holds the ink and pulls it across to create an image on the paper.
Dye sublimation printing is an advanced printing process that produces high-quality images. In this process, the ink is heated until it’s vaporized.
High Density Print
High density screen printing is positive to create an image on heavy-weight cotton. It can provide a more detailed and vibrant image.
Flock printing is similar to screen printing but the process doesn’t use the screens. It prints the design using a flock of small fibers with ink.
Unlike traditional printing, which requires ink and paper, digital printing involves the use of a printer, a computer with software.
The main steps for resist dyeing are soaking and washing: the fabric soaked in water which helps open up the fibers for dyeing.
Clothing embroidery is the process of following up the chart and decorating fabric with needlework in thread. It can be done in many ways like cross-stitch.
Chenille patch is made up of chenille fibers which are fluffy and soft to touch. It has loops on sides. The looped patches are typically sewn to the garment.
Embossing is a process where fabric is pressed by a stamp or engraved rollers, leaving a pattern. Emboss printing on fabric creates a three dimensional quality.
Puff printing adds a 3-dimensional aspect to screen printing on garments. Puff ink is an ink additive that can slightly rise from the fabric when applying heat.