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The printing trend for summer 2021

The printing trend for summer 2021

The summer 2021 is coming. What idea would you choose to print on your products this summer? If you haven’t had yet, there are some ideas for you: 1. Protect
Which one is better: DTG printing or dye-sublimation?

Which one is better: DTG printing or dye-sublimation?

There are many printing methods that you can use to print your garments such as DTG printing, dye-sublimation, screen printing, or vinyl printing. Various options may confuse you when you start to jump into the POD industry or other printing businesses. 

Therefore, in this post, we will make comparisons between DTG and dye-sublimation so that you can consider and choose the suitable printing method for your business. 

Before we compare DTG printing and dye-sublimation, we will briefly introduce the definition of each printing method and how it works. Let’s start with DTG printing first.



What is DTG Printing? Why This Method is the Leading

What is DTG Printing? Why This Method is the Leading

At Kingify, we offer a wide range of well-known apparel methods including DTG printing, dye sublimation, and embroidery. You may be overwhelmed by the choices of production methods, materials, colors, and budget when you enter the custom apparel business. 

In our "Handbook" series, we will explain to you the DTG printing method and its advantages and disadvantages compared to the rest of the printing methods.



Ways to Effectively Work With a Designer to Customize Shirts

Ways to Effectively Work With a Designer to Customize Shirts

Customizing shirts is not an easy task. Even when you hire designers to work for you, you still can get bad designs. The reason may not come from your designer’s ability but miscommunication between you and them. 

Therefore, we’ve pulled together our best tips for you to effectively work with your designers and get amazing clothes designs. Let’s hop in!



Top Things to Consider When Preparing Artworks for DTG Printing

Top Things to Consider When Preparing Artworks for DTG Printing

DTG printing is a modern and great printing method since it can produce vivid and colorful prints. However, there are many factors that can influence the quality of DTG printing on garments such as fabrics, pre-treatment used for each fabric type, or even the artworks you use. 

We have already published some posts about how fabrics and pre-treatment methods can affect how well it work on your garments. So, in this post, we will explain how we can prepare artworks that help DTG printing work in a perfect way. 

Here are some things that you need to take into your consideration.



Hiring a designer for the best T-shirt design ideas

Hiring a designer for the best T-shirt design ideas

If you do not know how to find your best-fit T-shirt designer for the best T-shirt design ideas, this post is absolutely for you. After reading this post, you will know what you need to consider to get a designer for your POD business.

One of the essential factors for a successful POD business is to have outstanding T-shirt design ideas. 

However, I know that not all of us have a graphic design background so we need to find the best-fit T-shirt designer to capture the public’s imagination. 

In fact, finding work may be difficult, but once you can find the most suitable designers, your POD business comes closer to success. 

So, the questions are: How can we find good T-shirt designers? What do we need to consider before we start to find? 

Kingify has the answers.

Our extensive insider’s guide to hiring a T-shirt designer will help you get the headaches away entirely and show you the ropes of the process, inside and out.

After this post, you can:

  1. Decide what designs and sort of designer to pursue.
  2. Understand the pros and cons among in-house T-shirt graphic designers, freelancers, and design agencies to choose from.

Let’s start!

Top T-Shirt Color Combinations For Better Tshirt Design

Top T-Shirt Color Combinations For Better Tshirt Design

After reading this post, you will know great color combinations in Tshirt design. If you are struggling with color combinations and do not know what to choose for your clothes, this article is absolutely for you. 

We know that many of you may have difficulty picking and combining colors when designing clothes. Therefore, we have listed 12 color combinations that always work in this post to help you. So, let’s explore what they are right now!  

Top 4 easiest ways to design your own T shirt 2022

Top 4 easiest ways to design your own T shirt 2022

We always say that all you need is to design your own T shirt and we – Kingify – will take care of the rest. Almost all designers use Photoshop and Illustrator to create their T-shirt designs but these two apps are certainly not easy to master at all. In fact, you do not need to use them to have a good design. Here, Kingify will share with you the top 4 websites/apps to have awesome T-shirt designs online.

Use DTG Printing For Your Promotional Merchandise Business

Use DTG Printing For Your Promotional Merchandise Business

Adding DTG printing to your online business is a great way to increase sales and grow profits whether for someone who is a screen printer already, an embroidery shop, or a distributor looking to sell highly profitable products directly to its customers.

This method can help you create high-quality custom outfits easily and quickly. Using digital inkjet printing technology, there are almost no limitations in color, sharpness, resolution, and detailed image quality expression for DTG printing.

And most importantly, using this method for apparel is a smart way to increase sales and grow your business. Let's take a look at the top 5 reasons why you should add DTG printing to your online store:

Top Tips for DTG printing on different garment types

Top Tips for DTG printing on different garment types

Like any printing method, the quality of DTG printing varies depending on the techniques used on each garment type. If we apply the wrong technique, your printed shirts may look really bad. 

Therefore, in our post, we will explain step by step to print the two most suitable garments for DTG printing: 100% cotton and 50/50 cotton. For any garments with above 50% polyester, we would strongly recommend you apply other printing methods.

The way for songwriters, musicians, and artists make a shirt

The way for songwriters, musicians, and artists make a shirt

Welcome to a definitive guide on the most proficient method to make a shirt! For songwriters, musicians, and artists who have developed their internet following, perhaps the least demanding approach to building dedication and adapting to your online presence is to deliver custom merchandise.

You have likely worked eagerly to get your after to where it is today, however, don't stop there! Merchandise that is novel to your image is incredible for a few reasons – from elevating another undertaking to making a development among audience members of your music.

In this article, I will take you through how to make a shirt, and advance it, including how to configure, advance, and offer it to cement your image, reward your fan base and advance your music further.

The Tshirt printing trend for summer 2022: Hottest Trends

The Tshirt printing trend for summer 2022: Hottest Trends

Summer 2022 is coming. What idea would you choose to print on your tshirts this summer? If you haven’t had them yet, there are some Tshirt printing trends for you:

The History of Printed Shirts: Things You Need to Know

The History of Printed Shirts: Things You Need to Know

Printed shirts come in a variety of designs, colors, and sizes to suit the unique preferences of global citizens. But what we rarely think about is the history of printed shirts and how the printed shirts originally came into being?

Originally, t-shirts were worn as undershirts under the uniforms of veteran men. They were later developed into a tool for branding and self-expression. Below we've rounded up the history of printed shirts and help you better understand how they've evolved over the years.

The Hidden Cost of DTG Printing in the Custom T-Shirt Business

The Hidden Cost of DTG Printing in the Custom T-Shirt Business

If you are looking to produce custom tees and a custom t-shirt business, DTG printing is a great printing method you can start with. DTG printing is a newer printing method that uses a digital printhead to print designs directly onto different surfaces. Currently, DTG printing is in the stage of rapid development and is becoming more and more popular with sellers. So what are the costs of it? And behind that what hidden costs will be applied?

Usually, when people think about t-shirt production, whether they use the embroidery method, screen printing, heat transfer printing, or DTG printing, they will estimate revenue this way:

$25.00 = selling price of a t-shirt - Cost of a blank shirt = $4.50 - Cost of printing ink on garment = $1.50 ⇒  $19 in revenue

While this may be a starting point to find out if your business really has potential, the actual costs you'll need to cover for finished products and deliveries are much more. Simple ROI calculations based on specific equipment and the costs of creating specific designs are given by multiple equipment vendors. However, only YOU can accurately determine your actual cost.

In the article below, we will use DTG printing as a concrete example of the cost you need for a custom t-shirt business. You can apply the same ideas to whatever printing method you want to start with.

The best T-shirt printing methods you can find in 2022

The best T-shirt printing methods you can find in 2022

Before you make that T-shirt, you might need to realize which T-shirt printing method to utilize. Despite the fact that the heat press and screen printing are the two generally normal and well-known methods for these long stretches of printing, we will portray 3 additional techniques. 

Clients can evade your business pipeline in the event that they don't get what they need.

Clients have become clever; they know the distinctive printing methods. In your profession, you will see that a huge level of your client has an adoration for a specific printing method. 

Gives over, when you design a shirt they sell quickly. In the event that you are beginning, you need to test these various methods to realize what is interesting to them. 

I have seen clients whine about the request they got in light of the fact that it doesn't coordinate with their tastes and inclinations. It can happen to you and that is the reason you should be clever with your clients. 

Here are the 5 distinctive T-shirt printing methods:

06 Facts About The Sustainability Of DTG Printing

06 Facts About The Sustainability Of DTG Printing

One of the main culprits of environmental damage is clothing. So can DTG printing be a durable solution for custom apparel?

Where our clothes actually come from is a question that is seldom asked and often taken for granted. In this generation, clothes that are produced quickly and at a low cost are easily accepted.

In the UN Environment blog post in 2018, they've said: "We need to rethink our fast-fashion habit — we can do continue to make clothes that do not consider our environment"

Due to the low level of attention paid to the life cycle of our clothing, fashion has gradually become an "environmental and social emergency."  Ultimately, we should be aiming for the production of clothes.

12 Major t-shirt printing Methods Used By Professionals

12 Major t-shirt printing Methods Used By Professionals

Print-on-demand (POD) t-shirt printing has made a massive hit on the clothing market in recent years. Customers absolutely love a shirt print that has a touch of their own personality. Behind the journey from a plain mock-up to an individually remarkable shirt print, there are 12 major printing methods used by professionals:

Secrets to Create A Shirt You Can Design and Sell Online

Secrets to Create A Shirt You Can Design and Sell Online

You have worked really hard but your online stores haven't gained many sales? The reason may be that your merch is not appealing enough to your customers. So, in this post, we will reveal some secret tips for you to Create A Shirt that you can design and successfully sell online. Let’s get started!

To Create A Shirt that is appealing and drives people to buy immediately is not easy at all. Besides, the development of the Internet and E-commerce has made the game more and more challenging. 

So, you need to continuously update trends, tips, and tricks to improve your product quality and get more sales for your online store. That’s the reason for this post. We will share with you the top secrets and steps to create merch for your successful online business.  

Here is the brief of 5 steps:

  1. Identify the target audience for your custom merch
  2. Create the perfect design for your merch
  3. Find the right custom merch platform
  4. Start promoting your merch
  5. Build engagement and rake in the cash

Now, let’s take a closer look at the details of each step:

Secrets to Create A Shirt You Can Design and Sell Online

Secrets to Create A Shirt You Can Design and Sell Online

You have worked really hard but your online stores haven't gained many sales? The reason may be that your merch is not appealing enough to your customers. So, in this post, we will reveal some secret tips for you to Create A Shirt that you can design and successfully sell online. Let’s get started!

To Create A Shirt that is appealing and drives people to buy immediately is not easy at all. Besides, the development of the Internet and E-commerce has made the game more and more challenging. 

So, you need to continuously update trends, tips, and tricks to improve your product quality and get more sales for your online store. That’s the reason for this post. We will share with you the top secrets and steps to create merch for your successful online business.  

Here is the brief of 5 steps:

  1. Identify the target audience for your custom merch
  2. Create the perfect design for your merch
  3. Find the right custom merch platform
  4. Start promoting your merch
  5. Build engagement and rake in the cash

Now, let’s take a closer look at the details of each step:

How to Preserve Printed Shirts in Perfect Ways - Tips

How to Preserve Printed Shirts in Perfect Ways - Tips

Just like any other garment, printed shirts need to be correctly preserved to keep their charm and look good over time. Unfortunately, many people don't know how to wash or simply wash their shirts without any caution. This will prevent their shirts from being in great condition, and you will need to buy new ones really soon. That sounds bad, right? 

So, we have collected some perfect washing methods to keep your shirts in good condition. After reading this post, we are sure that you will know how to wash your shirts really well. Let's get started!

Popular Types of Embroidery Designs - Tshirt design

Popular Types of Embroidery Designs - Tshirt design

There are a few sorts of embroidery designs (one of the Tshirt design types) accessible on the web and the market. Determination ought to rely upon components like individual tastes, style, accessibility of materials for a specific plan and so forth.

Owning a DTG Printing Printer? Worthy or not? Why?

Owning a DTG Printing Printer? Worthy or not? Why?

On the off chance that you are into the custom attire business, you presumably have caught wind of Direct-To-Garment printing (DTG Printing). You may have seen YouTube videos advancing its high-net revenue as though it is a magical device that prints money. Indeed, most custom t-shirt clothing business people don't consider is the 'hidden' costs that accompany a DTG Printing machine.

How about we get down to the genuine expense of owning a DTG Printing printer.

Question: Is DTG Printing Better Than Screen Printing?

Question: Is DTG Printing Better Than Screen Printing?

The development of technology has enabled apparel printing to be faster and more efficient with many modern printing methods. One of those is Direct-to-garment printing (DTG printing). It is a new and favorite method of printing due to some good benefits it can bring.

However, many people have questioned whether this method is better than the traditional printing method - Screen printing and which one they should choose. 

If you are having the same question, this post is absolutely for you. 

Is DTG Printing Better Than Screen Printing? (Source: Splashjet)

Before coming to the comparison, we will briefly explain the definitions of each printing method and how they work.

Some inspirational idea themes to design a shirt 2022

Some inspirational idea themes to design a shirt 2022

Below is a list of popular T-shirt ideas which can inspire you to design a shirt for your own POD business. One of the key factors for a successful POD business lies in creative products. That means you need to have good ideas to appeal to customers, keep them staying in your custom store and convince them to buy your products. 

Let’s jump into it right away!

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