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Dye Sublimation and Thermal Print

As an alternative to embroidery, we also offer customised printing. We can literally transfer any image, logo, photo or text to your garment, and we use the best quality and newest technology in thermal printing and dye sublimation to achieve this.

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Get Quality Workwear, Embroidered Logos, & Custom Printing

These techniques mean we are able to offer you a complete front & back package for your uniforms. Customers often opt for an embroidered logo on the chest of their shirt and large print on the back when they want their business name, logo or phone number to be visible.
Best of all, there are no set up fees (vectorised image needs to be supplied) and small quantities are not a problem.

We have many options available so just contact us with your wishes and we will give you our best advice.

Thermal Printing

uses computer cut, heat activated transfer products for personalisation of products. Also called Heat Transfer or Vinyl this is the ideal method for printing large size logos or text in full colour. This is a flexible branding method, which is very cost effective when it comes to small quantities and when embroidery is not possible or suitable. Thermal print can be used on a large range of garments, cotton or polyester, dark or light coloured fabric and has proven to be very durable.

Dye-sublimation

is the latest advance in permanent printing. It uses a combination of heat and gas to infuse colours and designs onto garments. Print whatever you like in any colour directly into the fabric. This type of printing on clothing is permanent and unaffected by washing or ironing. Custom made dye-sublimation is becoming more popular for workwear, sportswear, business polos, and schoolwear. 

Imagine what you could have printed, very quickly and inexpensively to identify a group event. 
Have a set of fun tops printed for a hens night, or bucks night! 
What about a family top for a fun road-trip or a reunion! 

Customised Team ranges

In addition to the one-off or smaller quantities we can also offer a fully customised range for your business or sports club. Some examples of what we can offer are fully customised printed polo shirts, tshirts or singlets with your own choice of colours and logos. Teamwear such as printed shorts and netball dresses. From just $27.95 with just a minimum quantity of 20. This is a great and affordable way to make your uniform exactly the way you want with as many logos as you like (great for sponsor’s logos).

We also offer a personalised gift range , which includes embroidery or printing of names with a message on teddy bears, towels, cushions and babywear. These make wonderful gifts for all kinds of occasions, such as christenings, births, valentines day, wedding, engagement or birthdays.

We will freight anywhere in Australia or overseas and offer a free local pick up/drop off service to some areas of the Sunshine Coast.
Email us now for a quote.

How To Choose The Right Printing Method For Your Projects

Fabric
Embroidery
Dye Sublimination
Thermal Vinyl Print
Cotton
Yes
No
Yes
Polyester
Yes
Yes
Yes
Blended Fabrics
Yes
Yes
No
White or Light Coloured Fabric
Yes
Yes
Yes
Dark Coloured Fabric
Yes
No
Yes
Chest Size Image
Yes
Yes
Yes
Very Large Image
No
Yes
Yes

FAQs

  • Very durable - will outlast the rigours of constant washing and daily wear. We often say embroidery will outlast the shirt.
  • Colour fastness. The quality of the thread means the logo will maintain its vibrant colours.
  • Appearance of quality. While other printing methods definitely have their merits, nothing looks as classy as a well embroidered logo on workwear.
  • No limit to number of colours in the design.
  • Suited to most materials.

  • Design size. Embroidery cost is calculated by the number of stitches so the larger the design, the more stitches so more expensive.
  • Large designs are often not suitable due to the weight of the design, which often will make the fabric pucker or sag.
  • Depending on the design embroidery can lose some detail of your logo. For instance shading or small lettering/details will not embroider nicely.
  • Small lettering we recommend no smaller than 5mm but prefer 8mm depending on the font.

  • Very large print is no problem so it is a great way to get your logo or info seen on the back of shirts.
  • No limit to number of colours and shading and small detail are no problem (often we will need to use a box around very small lettering).
  • Affordable and fast turnaround. You can also press these designs on yourself at home!
  • Very large print is no problem so it is a great way to get your logo or info seen on the back of shirts.

  • Whilst still very durable with proper care, thermal print is not as durable as embroidery or sublimation.
  • Cannot iron on the print and the use of a dryer is not recommended.
  • Depending on the design, this print will have a vinyl feel to and can wrinkle.

  • This type of print is extremely durable and has no feel to it, won't ever crack and will outlast the garment.
  • Small quantities with a fast turnaround.
  • Most affordable printing option.
  • Very vibrant colours, no loss of detail.

  • Can only be printed on light coloured fabrics, preferably white.
  • Can only be printed on 100% polyester fabrics.
  • Please note different options apply for custom made dye sublimated garments. Please ask us about these if you wish to use this print on dark coloured cloth.

Testimonials

Ive been using Coast Imagewear for about 5 years for all my work shirts and hats. Very happy with the quality of the embroidery, the service and the price. Would recommend to other businesses!

Chris Goundrey

Coast Imagewear does a brilliant job all round! Guidance with selection of garments, meeting budget, designing and printing, timeframes, communication and delivery! Super job, and great outcome. And the shirts helped us win the Queensland Titles!!

Kylie Gillespie

Tracey and the team are amazing!! They genuinely care about what they do and always think about what’s in their customer’s best interest. Definitely the best place on the coast to get uniforms, printing, embroidery & any workwear accessories. Best value and great quality!

Patricia Otto

Extremely happy with the work Tracey has done for me. She has blown my mind and created something more amazing than i had pictured. Thank you Tracey!!!! I will definitely be returning

Gemma Land

Very lovely to work with and went above expectations by picking up and delivering our work shirts back to the business in the local area. Highly recommended!

mikki derrick

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