Sublimation vs. Cut and Sew - Features and Benefits | Zapkam

Sublimation vs. Cut and Sew - Features and Benefits

warning The processes of manufacturing sublimated products vs. cut and sew products are considerably different - read about them below and learn about the features and benefits of both manufacturing methods

Sublimation

Step 1

Step 1

Your design and chosen colour scheme, along with any sponsor logos, numbers and names are fed through our wide format sublimation printer.

Step 2

Step 2

Once the fabric has sublimation printed, we cut around the panels by hand.

Step 3

Step 3

Your club logo is then embroidered onto the fabric in the place requested when ordering, using one of our automated embroidery machines.

Step 4

Step 4

Once the embroidery has been completed, the panels are stitched together to produce the finished product.

Step 5

Step 5

Your club receives their amazing new sublimated sports kit.

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Features of sublimation

  • check_imgSponsors and numbers dyed into the material
  • check_imgDesigns dyed into the material
  • check_img Durable polyester material
  • check_img The printing will last indefinitely
  • check_img No set up costs for new designs
  • check_img Unlimited sponsor logos for free
  • check_img More expensive option than cut and sew shirts
  • check_img No quantity price break downs on shirts

Benefits of sublimation

  • check_imgNo limitation to design
  • check_imgNumbers and sponsors will never fade or peel off
  • check_imgSponsor logo looks brand new after every wash
  • check_imgYou wont have to spend more money replacing a kit as the kit will last longer
  • check_imgNo additional cost for extra sponsors or names
  • check_imgPerfect for striped or hooped kits
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Cut and Sew

Step 1

Step 1

The design is drawn onto the chosen fabric around template panels and then cut out by hand.

Step 2

Step 2

Sponsor logos are created using screen printing and are then heat transferred onto the garments.

Step 3

Step 3

Your club logo is then embroidered onto the fabric in the place requested when ordering, using one of our automated embroidery machines.

Step 4

Step 4

Once the embroidery has been completed, the panels are stitched together to produce the finished product.

Step 5

Step 5

Your club receives their amazing new sports kit.

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Features of cut and sew

  • check_imgDurable polyester material
  • check_imgOver locking stitched panel work
  • check_imgLess expensive alternative to sublimated shirts
  • check_imgPrice break downs depending on quantity
  • check_imgVinyl printed sponsor logos and numbers
  • check_img Limitation to designs
  • check_img Not as good durability compared to sublimated shirts
  • check_img There are set up fees for new designs

Benefits of cut and sew

  • check_img Save money on initial kit order
  • check_img Great range of designs available
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 Head Office : United Kingdom

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