Silver and Gold Foil T Shirt Printing: A Revival Story

Recently updated on March 30th, 2024 at 10:21 am

Silver and Gold Foil T Shirt printing is where fashion meets creativity, bringing out unique and striking designs. Foil printing has seen significant evolution over time, with modern techniques providing an edge in quality and efficiency.

In this article, we delve into why we have now have reintroduction Silver and Gold Foil T Shirt Printing. We’ll discuss how DTF Transfer Film technology has revolutionised the foil prints we provide, ensuring superior results every time. We will also talk about why in the past we discontinuation foil printing.

We will also explore the versatility offered by DTF Foil Printing, and how it gives us the ability to do low volume foil printing. Furthermore, we’ll touch upon how to transform ordinary logos into impressive metallic accents for effective branding through custom foil prints.

The options between distressed and non-distressed foiling will be compared while highlighting their individual appeal. Lastly, we’ll look at classic silver & gold foil colors as well as trendy variants like rose-gold foil (not currently available) to add a feminine flair to your designs.

This comprehensive guide is sure to provide valuable insights into Silver and Gold foil T Shirt printing for both individuals seeking to make a personal statement or businesses aiming for a more impactful brand representation.

Table Of Contents:

Revival of Silver and Gold Foil T Shirt Printing

We’re excited to announce the return of silver and gold foil t shirt printing to The Custom T Shirt Shop. Thanks to Gold and Silver Direct-to-Film (DTF) Transfer technology, we can now offer this beloved service once again, with even more benefits than before.

Silver and Gold Foil T Shirt printing

The Journey from Discontinuation to Reintroduction

In the past, we had to discontinue this service due to the complexity of previous processes, and the constant upkeep of the equipment and general expense. And with screen printing needing to be volume orders, screen printing foil all got a little to much to handle. 

But with advancements in technology, we found a way back. With new DTF technology and the availability of Silver and Gold DTF Film at reasonable prices, we have been able to offer our silver and gold foil t shirt printing services again. 

And the great thing is we are able to do the silver and gold foil t shirt printing with our exsisting equipment that we use everyday, so no more unexpected problems or delays due to equipment breakdowns.

Advantages of DTF Technology

  • Ease: DTF foil film makes the process easier than ever before, without the need for speciality printing machines or materials (other than the DTF Film itself).
  • Quality: Despite being less labour-intensive than the older methods, there’s no compromise on quality when using the DTF foil printing.
  • Versatility: With modern technologies, we can now print larger designs without losing any detail or metallic finish. We also now have the ability to print up to 34cm x 39cm, instead of the previous A4 size.

If you’re interested in learning more about how this process works or want some inspiration for your own customised apparel design ideas, check out our blog post on how DTF transfer film technology has revolutionised t-shirt printing.

At The Custom T Shirt Shop, we’re always striving to offer innovative solutions that meet customer needs while maintaining high standards in product quality and aesthetics. So why wait? Browse through our wide range of available print services or contact us directly for help in creating something truly unique – whether it be personal t-shirts and hoodies or business-related items such as bags bearing company logos. We’ve got you covered.

Process Behind Foil Printing

In the past, custom foil shirt were screen printed, this was a complex and time-consuming process. It required a lot of setting up, and was only suitable for volume jobs, Then came HTV AND Heat Transfer Foil Printing, this was a time consuming process that had extra steps involved over normal HTV printing, while allowing for small quantity jobs, it was expensive due to the labor costs.  And then came the DTG Foil Printing Process a digital method that we used had to have speciality materials that were hard to source in reasonable quantities,and were problematic due to its lack of use – all of which contributed to its eventual being discontinuation due the overall problems. 

But with the advent of Direct-to-Film (DTF) specialty foils, we at The Custom T Shirt Shop are excited to reintroduce this service in a more efficient and cost effective process.

Traditional vs Modern

The traditional method involved applying an adhesive base layer onto the fabric before using a heat press to apply the metallic foils onto it using high temperatures and pressure using specialised equipment. This resulted in beautiful but fragile designs that were prone to cracking or peeling over time. 

But now with DTF specialty foils this eliminates these issues,  we now directly printing your design onto a specialty film using DTF ink and printing process, then applying a layer of adhesive, curing and then transfer the design onto your T Shirts or apparel. It just could not be simpler.

Efficiency & Quality Assurance

  • Ease of Use: DTF transfer film is a simple and fast process, that has surpassed traditional methods, making it ideal for small businesses or low volume personal projects.
  • Durability: Designs printed using DTF foil film are resistant to washing and general wear-and-tear, giving you long-lasting prints on your custom t-shirts or apparel.
  • Vibrant Colours: With a modern technique we can achieve vibrant metalic colours, including silver and gold foils, that really make your designs stand out. While we understand that there are customers looking for rose-gold foil prints, at this current time this is unavailable. (as more colours become available we will continue to add them to our Foil Prints that we offer.)

This exciting development allows us to bring back cherished services like silver and gold foil t shirt printing, while also enhancing them significantly, providing better value for our customers while maintaining high standards of quality. So why wait? Get started today with creating unique custom printed t-shirts.

Key Takeaway: 

The Custom T Shirt Shop offers silver and gold foil t shirt printing using Direct-to-Film (DTF), which is a more efficient and has  proven to be better quality than the traditional techniques. DTF technology ensures durability as well as aesthetic appeal, vibrant metallic colours and resistance to wear-and-tear.

Versatile Design Sizes

Our modern foil printing technique accommodates a wide range of design sizes. With Direct-to-Film (DTF), we can print large designs up to 34cmx39cm while maintaining an excellent metallic finish. Let your creativity run wild with larger and more intricate designs.

Silver and Gold Foil T Shirt printing

Benefits of Large Prints

Bigger prints mean better visibility and allow for greater detail and complexity in the artwork. Incorporate elements into one design without worrying about size constraints.

Whether you want bold statement pieces dominating the front of your tees, intricate details woven seamlessly across various parts of the tshirt, our state-of-the-art silver and gold foil T Shirt printing service we have got all bases covered.

Personalised Unique Creations

At The Custom T Shirt Shop, we pride ourselves on our ability to turn your logo or design into shiny gold or silver foils. Our printing services make your custom printed foil t-shirts and apparel stand out from the crowd.

Transforming Logos into Metallic Accents

Give your brand a unique twist by turning your logo into a metallic accent. With our modern Direct-to-Film (DTF) technology, we can turn any mono colour digital image into an eye-catching foil print that will make your brand shine. Classic silver or gold, we’ve got all options covered.

To get started, email us the design you’d like printed with foil (Please be aware the it needs to be mono coloured). We’ll work with you to ensure every detail is perfect before printing onto your chosen garment(s). (Please be aware if print ready artwork is not supplied there can be artwork costs associated).

Business Branding

Stand out in today’s competitive business environment with custom foil prints on your company uniforms or promotional merchandise. A well-designed t-shirt or hoodie featuring a shiny metallic logo not only looks great but also serves as walking advertisement for your business.

  • T-Shirts: A great way to promote your brand.
  • Polo’s: A stylish way to promote your brand.
  • Hoodies: Perfect for colder weather conditions.

The beauty of choosing The Custom T Shirt Shop for creating these unique creations lies in its versatility – no project is too big or to small. At The Custom T Shirt Shop, we strive to provide the highest quality products and services for your branding and personnel needs. So why wait? Start adding some sparkle to your wardrobe today.

Colour Choices That Pop

Life is too short for boring colours. That’s why at The Custom T Shirt Shop, we offer a range of Brands and Styles for our custom foil printed shirts. Choose a great t shirt like the AS Colour Staple T Shirt and add a silver and gold foil print, A high quality t shirt with a flahsy custom print, we have it covered.

Classic Colours

Silver and gold are like the little black dresses – they are the go to when foil prints are needed. Add a touch of elegance to your look with these classics.

For inspiration on how to incorporate these timeless colours into your wardrobe, check out some Pinterest board.

Creating Your Artwork

In the world of custom foil t shirt, creating your artwork is a crucial first step. This process involves designing an image or pattern that will be transferred onto your custom printed shirt using our specialty foils. Whether you’re opting for shiny metallic silver, gold from our range of specialty foils, there are some important guidelines to follow. (And yes we are eagerly awaiting the addition of new colours like Rose Gold, Pink Foil, and other popular colours.)

The Basics: Design and Colour Selection

Your design should be mono-coloured. For silver prints, we recommend using plain white in your design while gold prints should incorporate a gold colour – specifically HEX Code #C1A438. These choices work great with our speciality films and inks and ensure a clean finish.

Saving Your Artwork Correctly

Once you’ve finalised your graphic, it’s time to save it correctly. The format must be a .png with a transparent background so as not to interfere with the quality of the metallic foil print during the process.

like in the past with traditional screen-printing process, our new DTF process allows us apply the foil to where the design is printed leaving behind an impressive shiny metallic print on every custom apparel order.

Silver and Gold Foil T Shirt printing

FAQs for Silver and Gold Foil T Shirt Printing

How long does foil last on shirts?

We use Direct to Film (DTF) technology for our foil printing, the benifits of this is it is a lot longer lasting than traditional methods that needed to be hand washed and looked after with care. Now you can machine wash and by following the care instructions you will get many, many wears and washes out of your prints.

Can You Print on Top of Foil?

Yes and No, you can do a process called mixed media printing, but this is not a process that we offer as it is time consuming and difficult to get right.

Does foil wash off?

No. As long as it is fitted correctly foil prints will last a long time.

What is Foil Printing?

Foil Printing is a technique where designs are printed using a thin layer of metallic finish film, and when fitted to a T Shirt it looks like it has a silver or gold metal finish.

At The Custom T Shirt Shop, we focus on delivering high-quality custom foil prints that are sure to make a statement.

In Conclusion

Get ready to create some custom printed shirts that shine with Silver and Gold Foil T Shirt printing, now made even better with DTF Transfer Film Technology.

Foil screen printing has never been more efficient and versatile, allowing for endless possibilities in design size, color choices, and personalized art services.

Transform your logos into metallic accents or use custom foil prints for business branding, all while adding an eye-catching addition to your wardrobe.

Choose from a variety of options, including gold or silver for a feminine flair, and enjoy the quality assurance that comes with this evolved printing process.

Whether you prefer a distressed or non-distressed look, silver and gold foil t-shirt printing is sure to impress.

So Why wait, get started today and create your Own Custom T Shirts and Apparel with The Custom T Shirt Shop, email through your design, to Along with what T Shirts you need including the Brand, Style, Colour and Sizes. We look forward to helping you create the perfect Custom T Shirts and Apparel.

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