They appeal to all people who are artistic. Perhaps those who already in the design or fashion field, to those that work in a completely different industry or environment.
The older generations and the young ones can take help of T-shirt printing to create a unique identity for them and to also become a center of attraction. People who wish to create a unique identity for themselves or want to look different from other don’t have to worry anymore. T-shirt printing provides a wide variety which they might find it difficult to choose from. Screen printing and Digital printing are some of the techniques used by T-shirt enthusiasts to make their T-shirt look newer and better than ever before.
Another method is Direct To Garment (DTG) printing. This is a method of running the actual shirt through a printer which prints the image on to the shirt just as a standard in home ink jet printer would print out a document from your computer. There has been some talk in the design community of the ink drying or clumping up in these machines, but I have seen the work they do and it looks great and feels great on the shirt. This is a higher end option at this time with some printers going for around $25,000. You could get a used on for around $16,000, but it would take a lot of shirts to pay off that large of an investment.
If you don’t know how to print designs on a T-shirt or don’t want to print the design yourself, then there are many custom T-shirt printing businesses which would assist you in designing your own custom T-shirt. You can search on the different businesses available in your area so as to get a brief idea about the time taken to get the T-shirt printed and the total cost incurred. Obviously you would go for the company that gives you the best deal. The price range may vary from company to company. It would also be beneficial if you try to know the feedbacks from previous customers of the specific company.
Through your personalized design you encourage and inspired other people to create their own. Before, funny t-shirt designs are only common for children but through generation even dad and mom also wear funky and cool shirts. Designing your own t-shirt is also a great way to have a quality bonding moments with your love ones like your family and friends.
You are as good as your printer: The printer you chose is perhaps the most important decision to make. Make sure that you have a look at your printer’s previous works, or have a word with some of his customers. Another method to do this is to ask the printer for swatches of his previous work.
Let’s take a look at screen printing. Screen printing is the method of developing an image on to a screen, most generally a nylon screen nowadays, and then placing ink through the screen on to a T shirt. This is the old school tried and true method that some purists think is the only way to go about making a cool T shirt. Well, it is a great method, but not nearly the only method available. Screen printing can be relatively expensive if you get a 4 color machine with the rotating arms that looks like a partially amputated octopus. You have to also have supplies on hand such as a dryer, ink, screens, and an assortment of different size and color of t shirts. This could set you back around $1500 for up front costs.
Several online shops now make t-shirt printing services available to anyone who wants them. They are, after all, based online. So anyone with Internet access can buy shirts from these sites and the custom t-shirts are shipped to their owners. Since most people are not shopping online anyway, you’ll get used to online shopping for custom t-shirts in no time. When you find the sites that sell custom t-shirts, you will see that they usually have some tools meant to guide you through the t-shirt design process.