Heat Transfer printing, is the process of applying heat-applied materials to various items with a heat press. Heat-applied materials contain a heat-sensitive adhesive on one side; when heat is applied by a heat press to the material, the material adheres to the substrate to which it is being applied. The end result is a decorated garment.
Heat Transfer printing is ideal for short runs in either full colour or single colour.
There are a number of fabrics and garments that are perfect for embroidery, and you are not always limited to the basics. Certain types of embroidery work better on certain materials, so check with an expert when you're planning your project.
It is the preferred way to decorate a shirt with a logo by many companies. Because thread has dimension, an embroidered logo ends up being three dimensional. In addition, embroidery thread is coated and therefore has a sheen that helps the colours pop to attention. Logo embroidery is used most often for apparel that will be used for uniforms or promotions