Customization guide articles — printing

Pigment heat transfer paper printing in the Philippines

Pigment heat transfer paper printing in the Philippines

This is probably one of the most commonly used digital print method in the Philippines. You’ll usually see this method used in mall stalls offering custom / personalized t-shirt printing. This is because production is easy and cheap as it only requires 2 main things, an inkjet printer and a heat press. 

Digital printing methods for small volume orders in the Philippines

Digital printing methods for small volume orders in the Philippines

Digital print methods were developed for, among other reasons, primarily to cater to small volume orders. Because using screen-printing would result in a very expensive cost per piece for short production runs, the use of digital print methods addresses this issue. 

Digital / machine vs Hand: Embroidery method in the Philippines

Digital / machine vs Hand: Embroidery method in the Philippines

and / manual embroidery is considered a craft. The quality of output heavily depends on the skills of the personnel holding the needle and helming the whole embroidery process.

Machine / digital embroidery meanwhile, because nearly everything is dictated by software and computer, by a long shot is the far more efficient and consistent variation of embroidery. 


How much does it cost to make a custom shirt / hoodie in Manila Philippines.

How much does it cost to make a custom shirt / hoodie in Manila Philippines.

Usually high volume orders cost cheaper per piece. This is because high volume order productions (normally at 50 pcs or more) use screen-printing which is a very economic and efficient print method.

Silkscreen / screen-printing method for big volume orders in the Philippines

Silkscreen / screen-printing method for big volume orders in the Philippines

Every frame used requires time and extensive labor for it’s preparation, not to mention a significant cost for the materials. So this is precisely the reason why screen-printing / silkscreen method has that 50 pcs or more minimum order quantity requirement.