When to Use Screen Printing for Garment Decoration

When to Use Screen Printing for Garment Decoration

My daughter wanted a T-shirt for Christmas last year. Not just any T-shirt, but one specially printed with a video game logo. The logo didn’t have many colors, but was (is) complex, with some palm trees, ocean water, and a few seagulls. My wife and I decided on a screen printer for the job. The […]

What Is the Best Ink to Use for Screen Printing T-Shirts?

What Is the Best Ink to Use for Screen Printing T-Shirts?

Screen Printing is one of the most popular ways of printing cool designs into t-shirts. It is a method chosen by both businesses and individuals, as it is also fairly easy to do at home.  If you are planning on screen printing you design into a t-shit, a tote-bag, a banner, etc., you’ll need the […]

Screen Printing vs Direct-to-Garment

screen printing vs direct to garment

When you first start printing your t-shirts, the first decision to make is the printing method. There are all kinds of different ways to plaster your design onto fabric. Methods include heat-transfer, sublimation, screen printing, direct-to-garment, and many others. This article explains the differences in screen printing vs. direct-to-garment (DTG). These are the two most […]

How Does Direct To Garment Work?

dtg printing

The Direct-To-Garment (DTG) printer is a product that has been developed due to a noticeable need in the art and textile industry. Previous to its development, patterned clothing had to be made of patterned material, logos were stitched on or emblazoned into the fabric itself with the aid of an old-time screen press… more specifically; […]

What Fabrics Work Best With Screen Printing?

What Fabrics Work Best With Screen Printing?

Whether you’ve decided to have a hundred shirts printed up for a company picnic, or just ten for a children’s birthday party, being sure the screen printing project is done right—and with the right fabric—shouldn’t be cause for lack of sleep at night. Shown below are some of the most popular fabrics screen printers find […]

How Much Detail Can Screen Printing Capture?

How Much Detail Can Screen Printing Capture?

A commonly known rule of thumb for screen printing goes something like this:  The more detailed the picture is, the more difficult it will be to print. On the flip side of that aphorism is TITO. TITO simply means Trash In, Trash Out. In other words, if you provide your screen printer with a low […]

How Much Does Screen Printing Cost?

How Much Does Screen Printing Cost?

The cost of your screen printing order is affected by several variables. Understandably, a great number of questions regarding this matter get asked. Your money is hard-earned and you want the best work you can get for its exchange. The following article provides information on the most common factors that tilt prices one way or […]