There are several different types of application tapes. Sign makers use paper and clear application tapes. Crafters prefer transfer tape on a release liner or with a printed grid. In the world of digitally printed garment decoration, only special clear tape is used. Heat transfer tape is specially made to help apply printed ‘t-shirt transfers’. […]
Heat Transfer Vinyl (HTV) is the simplest way to use a vinyl cutter for garment decoration. Just as sign vinyl is cut with vector graphics to create solid-color decals on signs and banners, heat transfer film or Heat transfer vinyl is used to create solid-color decals on fabric. With vinyl cutters and vector graphics, you […]
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With millions of Americans displaced from their day to day jobs, more people than ever are looking for new business opportunities. A desktop dye sublimation printer is a tried and true career starter. Perhaps it’s good timing then that Sawgrass has released the newest version of their Virtuoso desktop dye sublimation printers. And they’ve made […]
Dye sublimation is a tried and true garment decoration method. But like most technologies, it has its limitations. Dye sublimation produces decorated garments with an exceptionally soft hand and rich color, but only on white or pastel polyester. No cotton, no black shirts. This limitation frustrates some decorators because the general public wants custom graphics […]
Your guide to getting started: Equipment, fabrics, tapes, design creation with software, image transfers and much more Newcomers to the t-shirt printing business will want to know some of the tricks of the trade, especially how to use Heat transfer vinyl. Once its application has been mastered, Heat transfer vinyl has many uses and can […]