Ways To Print A T-Shirt
Have you ever wondered how a regular T-Shirt is transformed into one with colors and unique designs? Here are some of the different types of T-shirt printing methods used by professionals to create the fun graphic T-shirts that you love!
1. DTG (Direct to Garment) Printing:
This is the best method when printing colorful T-shirts in small batches. DTG printers are used; the printer prints the design directly onto the T-shirt with precision of both the design and the colors. However, a drawback of this method is that the print may fade after washes.
2. Screen Printing:
With this process, ink is directly placed onto the T-shirt through mesh screens. Screen printing is best suited and most cost-effective when printing many T-shirts with the same design. In addition, it should be used with patterns that have 1 or 2 colors, or else it gets too costly as more colors require more mesh screens.
3. Vinyl Printing:
In this method, the chosen design is cut from vinyl sheets, using a machine, and then transferred onto the T-shirt with heat. It is mainly used for designs with 1 color. It can be a tedious process since each design must be cut one by one.