Sublimation Printing e-Commerce

My Transfer Source is a sublimation printing company started in 1999. The owner needed a full service website to remove the workload from himself. This meant the website needed to feature all the products, automatically apply bulk discounts, calculate exact shipping costs based on the owner’s existing logarithms and allow customers to upload their files for printing. Though the website is still under construction, the live site will allow the owner to focus on expanding his business rather than constantly replying to emails. Results will include better Google ratings, faster turnaround times for printing and shipping, and a far stronger workflow.

Customized Interface for Pre-Print Testing

For the client, it was important that his customers would be able to upload their artwork and see what it would look like prior to printing. Because the sublimation process transfers dye to the fabric rather than printing over the fabric, the result is an image that is essentially multiplied. In addition, since cotton does not accept the dye like polyester does, we needed to allow customers to see how the final product would look on their exact cotton/poly blend. Using CSS blend modes and JavaScript, I created a simulator to allow customers to do just that.

To see how your artwork will look on your t-shirt, choose your t-shirt color using the t-shirt icon, then upload your artwork using the upload icon. The artwork will appear in the large preview box. Use the slider to select your fabric blend (cotton fibers do not accept sublimation dyes, so the image will appear faded on poly/cotton blends). Use the toggle switch to turn off the previewer and see your original artwork.

Accepted file type: JPG, PNG, GIF, BMP

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