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How to Use a Heat Press Machine – The Basic Guide



Heat Press Machine or Heat Transfer Printing is the modern, no-fuss way of printing artwork onto t-shirts. It is a great alternative to the classic screen printing. Of course, when it comes to quality and longevity, screen printing still wins the game. But for the regular customers’ point of view, they can’t tell the difference between a screen printed tee and a heat pressed tee. This is a good thing for t-shirt entrepreneurs because not only is heat press printing easy and affordable to do, it also makes custom t-shirt printing possible. With screen printing, the customers have to order in large quantities or else it would be too expensive per piece, but with heat press machine, it’s still affordable even if they order one or one thousand. No wonder heat press is a favorite of many t-shirt entrepreneurs. If you just bought your heat press machine, here is a basic guide on how to use the machine.

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How to Make a Tshirt Your Customers Will Love

So, you finally decided to sell t-shirts. Hurray! But are you sure you will not lose money in this endeavor? How do you ensure that the shirts you’re making will not just be gathering dust in the basement? T-shirts are usually printed in bulk to get bigger discounts but how sure are you that all the shirts you print will be sold? The honest answer is, we can’t really be 100% sure.

But there’s a secret to get almost 100% in t-shirt sales: Create shirts that your customers will love. Actually, not just love. It should be something that they cannot resist! But I guess you already know that. What you want to know is HOW to create irresistible t-shirts. That is exactly the reason why you’re reading this, amirite? So without further ado, here are our tried-and-tested ways of how you can come up with t-shirts that will surely be a hit to your customers:

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