Help: Custom Shirt Options
1 I Want To Create Custom Shirts But I'm Not Sure How To Proceed
2 Things to think about...
Custom jobs are based on a variety of details. Please answer these questions below to see where your job fits within the custom options.
QuantityAre you printing 3 or 3,000? We have a process that will save you money.
Design ColorsDo you need unlimited colors (photo) or just a few colors (clip art)?
Garment MaterialIs your garment cotton or synthetic? It makes a difference.
Garment ColorIs it a light shirt or a dark shirt? Dark shirts need a base color.
Design SizeHow big does your design need to be? Is it small or large?
EquipmentDo you have a professional heat press? If so you can save some money.
3 Pick Your Options
See below for which custom printing options best suits your job.
|Custom Transfers||Transfer Paper||Transfer Vinyl||Direct To Garment||Screen Printed|
|Screenprinting on special release paper using plastisol inks.||Paper that allows you to create custom designs using your inkjet or laser printer.||Rolls of color that can be laser cut for fine cutting and easy weeding.||Direct to garment printing using water based inks.||Screen printed directly on the shirt using plastisol inks.|
|Quantity||Best for medium to large orders (quantities: 12+).||Best for small orders (quantities: 1-12).||Best for small to medium orders (quantities: 1-36).||Best for small orders (quantities: 1-12).||Best for large orders (quantities: 24+).|
|Design Colors||Up to 4 standard colors or unlimited colors using a process print (ColorTrans).||Unlimited colors except for white.||Unlimited colors, but only 3 colors can be layered within 1 design.||Unlimited.||Up to 10 colors.|
|Garment Material||Cotton, 50/50 blends, polyester, canvas, jerseys, Spandex/Lycra with EasyFlex.||Cotton, 50/50 blends.||Various garment types depending on the vinyl.||Limited to cotton and cotton blends.||Various garment types depending on the printer.|
|Garment Colors||All colors.||All colors. Paper options available for light or dark garments.||All colors.||All colors.||All colors. Dark shirts require a base color.|
|Design Size||Up to 12.75" x 19".||Up to 11" x 17".||Rolls are available in 15" widths and up.||Various.||Varies, depending on printer.|
|Equipment Needed||Professional heat press.||Computer, printer and professional heat press.||Computer, vinyl cutter, professional heat press.||Either a DTG printer or no equipment if using a 3rd party printer.||Screen printing equipment.|