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Dye sublimation (aka dye sub) is sort of like tattooing but instead of using needles, it uses printed paper & heat to position the ink & print the fabric, dot by dot.
Unlike other forms of branding which generally attach the artwork to the surface of the item, dye sublimation actually dyes the artwork into the product itself.
The Golden Rules of Dye Sublimation:
1. The item must be white (or very light) in colour.
2. Garment fabric must be 100% polyester.
3. Dye sublimation can be used to print ceramic items such as mugs. It is also used to print mouse mats and stubby holders.
Custom Made Garments - the Promised Land of Dye Sublimation.
When you think dye sub, think custom printed fabric. Then think of what you can make out of that fabric. Then think of what a really imaginative person could make out of that fabric... hence the allure of dye sublimation.
As a company, our primary goal is to help clients communicate their brand through uniforms & merchandise. Dye sublimation is a tool that allows us to create something really unique & specific.
If you'd like some help or guidance
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Create Uniforms & Merchandise that attracts
...in 3 simple steps.
Let's be clear, what you want is to attract customers/clients/members/etc. What you don't want is to attract irrelevant people (who will waste your time & resources).
Remember, just as you are always looking for your ideal customer/client/member/etc, they are also looking for their ideal brand.
This is why it's important to refine your visual look (uniforms & merchandise). You want to let people know what sort of brand you are at a glance - attention is fleeting.
To do this well, you need to know what your brand is all about & the type of customer you want to attract…
It's best to have a clear idea of your brand to refer to as you step through the ordering process. This will make it quicker & easier to determine the right products & branding for you.
There's no need to get into brand personality types or spirit animals (but, if that is your thing, go for it!).
When keeping it simple, all you really need to know is:
What is your brand?
Who is your ideal customer?
What is your ideal transaction with this customer?
This next step is all about the practicalities.
You should figure out all the details to ensure you get what’s best for your brand in the required timeframe & at the right budget. These include:
Time & Money
Product function requirements
You're awesome! Which is why people should know you exist. Your branding (name, logo, colours, etc) helps with this.
It's not enough to just be recognised. You need to be remembered in their time of need. (Step 1)
You can achieve this through integrating your brand onto a variety of products (Step 2)
We'll expertly guide you on the best branding methods to help you do this. (because we do them all ourselves here onsite).
Embroidery | Screen Printing | Digital Transfers | Supacolour | Dye Sublimation | Alterations & More...
Ready to get started now?
A bit about House of Uniforms
- & how we help people like you -
We help people create uniforms & merchandise that attracts
Since 2004, our team of dedicated fashion designers, graphic designers, branding consultants, sewers, printers, embroiderers & reps have been working with brands to create eye-catching uniforms & merchandise that attracts both new & existing customers.
We take this seriously. Our Guarantee ensures your dedicated rep will help you find the products you need. They’ll also make it as simple & enjoyable as possible.
Your brand is in safe hands. Our sales & production team are all under one roof working together to make decisions & solve problems creating over 80,000 alluring branded garments a year.
We love to talk about brand aspirations & goals. What’s your brand about? What are you imagining?
Our Guarantee to you...
Uniforms, merchandise & branding shapes your reputation. We understand this, which is why we promise the following…
In both our online guides or in person with one of our reps, we'll discuss:
- Brand identity & values
- The purpose of the product
- Functionality requirements
- Your team demographic
- Sizes, colours & styles
- Branding options & opportunities
- Timelines & due dates
- Ongoing availability requirements
- & much more
We aim to ensure that when you receive your order everything is as perfect & fabulous as possible.
Very occasionally "Life" has other ideas which is why we promise the following:
House of Uniforms will fulfill any & all obligations as per Australian Consumer Law regarding faulty items.
If there’s an issue with any of the items you purchase from us, we will do what we can to deal with the problem quickly & effectively.
If it’s our mistake we will remedy the issue as quickly as possible, if it’s your mistake we will try to help you remedy it as cheaply as possible.
Obviously, we need you to do your part & check all quotes, artwork & samples carefully before approving your order because, unfortunately, there are limits to the help we can offer if you’ve made a mistake.
As always, we are happy to discuss any of this with you, please call us.
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