Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2006/04/17

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Subject: [Leica] The Cafe Press Spring Shoot Shirt Arrived
From: philippe.orlent at (Philippe Orlent)
Date: Mon Apr 17 13:55:17 2006
References: <007a01c6625f$7a9f4030$65caa8c0@shulman> <>

Direct printing on black would be strange though. Very hard to get  
white whites on black with direct printing.

Op 17-apr-06, om 22:52 heeft Brian Reid het volgende geschreven:

>> decent job on the design heat transfer (make sure your iron this  
>> from the
>> back, so as not to damage the artwork.)
> As far as I know it is direct inkjet printing onto the shirt and  
> not heat transfer. Their blurb says this:
> Direct Printing
> With Direct Printing, we print direct-to-fabric with no transfers.  
> The result is a matte image that moves with the garment because the  
> ink is actually embedded in the fabric for ultimate wearable  
> comfort. After a few washes, you will notice the great durability  
> of Direct Printing. That means greater image staying power.
> The benefits of Direct Printing
>    * Great washability - no fading
>    * No feel of ink on the fabric (the ink is in the fabric)
>    * No cracking
>    * No transfer lines
> Things to keep in mind with Direct Printing
>    * Colors are not as vibrant as Heat Transfer
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