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Stanley/Stella Cruiser Hooded Sweatshirt

Stanley/Stella Cruiser Hooded Sweatshirt

Stanley/Stella Cruiser Hooded Sweatshirt

This Stanley/Stella Garment is the hoodies of choice for all the staff at David Charles Embroidery & Screen Print, The iconic unisex hoodie sweatshirt in premium brushed 350gsm fleece, 85% organic cotton and 15% recycled polyester. Featuring a double self-fabric hood lining which offers sturdy and durable wear, plus matt silver metal eyelets and drawcord tipping. There is twin-needle top-stitching at 1×1 ribs and armhole, a classic kangaroo pocket design and a half-moon at back neck.

 

This Hoodie is perfect for embroidered designs placed on the left breast, or if you would like a big logo on the front, we can screen print aswel, same goes for the rear. Embroidery, screen or vinyl print all look great on these Hoods, click on GET A QUOTE now and we can get started.

Fabric

85% Organic ringspun combed cotton,
15% Recycled polyester

Weight
350gsm

Sizes
XS 34/36″ S 36/38″ M 38/40″ L 41/43″ XL 43/45″ 2XL 46/47″ 

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Understanding the screen printing process

STEP 1: THE DESIGN
  • To be able to print your design onto the garments, we need to have your artwork in a print ready file that we can work with, these are the following,
  • .ai and .eps files, please make sure all fonts and outlines are saved as curves. Please ensure any embedded images are supplied.
  • adobe .pdf should be saved in CMYK colour format, high resolution files with all fonts converted to outlines / curves. Artwork can be supplied at full size.
  • .cdr files, please make sure that all fonts are converted to curves and any outlines are set to scale with image.
  • If you do not have your artwork in a print ready format there may be an artwork charge of £30 applied.
  • Once the artwork is print ready and separated into each individual colour, we then print a transparent acetate film for each colour.
STEP 2 : SCREEN PREPARATION.
  • We then take 1 mesh covered aluminium screen per colour required and coat them in a light sensitive emulsion and left to dry.
  • We then place one screen at a time with the printed acetate film attached onto a vacuum sealed exposure unit, the emulsion is then burned onto the screen, the acetate film with the design printed on is stopping the light reaching the design part of the screen, the rest of the emulsion is being hardened by the light.
  • Once the screen has been exposed, we then remove the acetate film and wash out the unexposed part of the screen using a jet wash and washout booth, this reveals the design required for this screen.
  • The screen is then dried in a drying cabinet, once dried we check for imperfections – so long as all is good the screen is ready to go to press.
STEP 3 : press preparation.
  • We then install the screen onto our printing press, if there is more than 1 colour in the design, we need to register each different screen in the correct location to ensure that the design lines up correctly once printed.
  • Once the screens are registered we then tape up the corners and check once again for imperfections in the screen.
STEP 4 : PRE PRODUCTION TEST RUN.
  • We then put ink into the screen and do a test print, we use a squeegee to push the ink through the design in the screen onto the garment underneath ensuring that the design looks good and is lined up perfectly.
  • The garment is then pulled off the press and placed on a moving belt that carries the garment through a dryer, the ink has to be dried at temperatures around 160 degrees, this cures the ink onto the garment.
  • Once we are happy with the process and the result of the test print, we then go into production.
STEP 5 : PRODUCTION.
  • Print Print Print Repeat
STEP 6 : POST PRODUCTION.
  • After the garments are printed we then need to remove any excess ink from the screen, remove the tape and give the screen a detailed wash using various chemicals, the design will stay in the screen and we store it ready for when you place another order.

What is a digitized embroidery logo

Digitized files are typically not something you would have. An exception would be if you had one made before, and the company that made it sent you the file. Digitized files are not something that would be included when having a graphic design company make a logo or design for you. They are completely different than vector art files. Digitized files are only for use with commercial embroidery machines.

If you don’t have the proper software (which you generally won’t), you couldn’t even open the file to look at it. In most cases, if you do have a digitized file, you’d also have a “run sheet” to go with it. This is typically a PDF file. It shows the embroidery machine operator the thread colours and sequences of the embroidered design.

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