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Printing on Fabric?

Arxhive | Posted in Fashion & Design on

I could utilize some direction from any individual who can help in the matter of printing my own plans on texture. I’m fairly confused regarding what sort of printer to purchase, or where to get it. From my own examination on the Internet where I found some comparable models for it here: https://www.bestreviewslist.com/best-sublimation-printers/
I accumulated that I ought to be searching for an advanced material printer yet the main ones can discover are business ones. I truly like making on my own home PC and sending it right to a computerized texture printer. Perhaps that is only a fantasy, yet in the event that anybody is aware of a printer of this sort, I couldn’t imagine anything better than to hear your thoughts. I will go another course if my decisions are along these lines restricted, so some other thoughts are additionally very invited!


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  3. Humus2k | | #3

    It is dependent on the technique and application.

    Are you ordering reams of fabric to construct garments with a pattern you designed? Are you creating a backdrop for a trade show? Will you anticipate the fabric to be machine washable for clothing? Is the process digitally direct? Sublimation by die? a screen-printed pattern that measures 4' x 8'? What kind of fabric do you desire, and why? Here are some fonts options about cricut fonts for vinyl and clothing.

    Because there are so many different techniques and applications for printed fabric, it's best to know what you're looking for.

  4. MishiDoll | | #4

    The majority of t-shirts with designs are screen-printed, and I've seen friends print on cloth with lino blocks.

    You'll want to use an ink that won't wash out and need a cosplay 3d printer, which is usually an oil-based ink. You can use Speedball fabric ink or Plastisol to create your design. If you're using Plastisol, keep in mind that you'll need a way to heat the ink to get it to set, such as a backflash. There are numerous YouTube videos available on the subject.

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    ruthyleee | | #5

    I also did a little research on this. But I've started painting on clothes quite recently and for now I just use various acrylic markers and google information on trusted websites like this https://artistro.com/pages/faqs. In terms of printers, I've read that one of the simpler options is to use just any simple inkjet printer. They can print images on special material that can help you transfer the design to cotton or blended fabrics, for example. They attach to fabric when heated. You can watch these video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o2UzbGLaBK4 about printing on fabric with an inkjet printer

  6. kerimari | | #6

    How many of each shirt do you want to make? What kind of designs are you looking to print?

    As for me, I’ve moved most of my simpler merch designs to https://www.sartomy.com/ for t-shirts and sweatshirts, so I didn't need to buy a printer. If you’re just starting I’d probably recommend paying someone else who has the equipment to make it, bc the real machines are pretty expensive, and printed transfers don’t last long after being washed.

  7. NoraHills | | #7

    As far as I know fabrics, such as cotton, nylon, and silk, a direct-to-fabric thermal printer works best. Whereas for materials such as polyester, a dye-sublimation machine is required. May be it will help you. Do let us know what option did you go for.
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  8. ClaireTT | | #8

    Use a heat transfer printer, also known as a heat press. With this method, you print your design onto special transfer paper using a regular inkjet printer, and then transfer the design onto the fabric using heat. This option may require an initial investment in a heat press machine, but it can be more cost-effective for occasional fabric printing.

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