Direct to Film

What is Direct to Film?

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Direct to Film or DTF is a process that transfers prints onto fabrics, plastics, acrylic and much more.  Prints are made available to you ready made on a large variety of substrates (products) or as decals that you can heat transfer yourself.

Advantages of DTF (Direct to Film Decals)

  • There are no minimums!
  • Excellent color reproducibility, including gradients.
  • The carrier film is clear, making them easy to position
  • Suitable for small wording printing and  highly detailed images
  • Lightweight, stretchable, & soft feel
  • Fabrics with these decals exhibit good wash characteristics

File Formats for Your Artwork

A vector format, when available is always preferred. If not, a raster can be provided but should be a minimum of 300 DPI at your requested size and saved on a transparent background. (for example .png)


Preferred file types: .PDF, .PNG, .TIF
Accepted file types: .AI, .EPS, .SVG, .JPG, .PSD

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