What is Heat Transfer Vinyl (HTV)?

Heat transfer vinyl for textiles are a way to produce professional, personalised garments quickly, easily and very cost-effectively. Using a computer, commercial heat press and either a vinyl cutter or digital printer you can decorate just about any fabric.

CAD-Cut Vinyl

Available in two product lines; GJS Flex and GJS Flock range are cut-only or CAD-Cut vinyl suitable for single colour jobs comprising of text, logos and sporting numbers. Since GJS Flex and GJS Flock also adheres to itself you can also create complex designs simply by applying multiple layers to your garment.
Customise t-shirts using thermal textile vinyl

Print & Cut Vinyl

The GJS TexiPrint and EasyPrint range of digitally printable film allows you to produce high impact, multi-coloured, transfer from a solvent/eco-solvent printer. Using a Roland Printer & Cutter you can produce high quality transfers in the single workflow.
Customise t-shirts using printable thermal textile film

See our extensive range of heat transfer vinyl supplies

Heat transfer vinyl applications

  • Print logos, text and complex designs on a varity of garments
    Print logos, text and complex designs on a varity of garments
  • Customise a huge varity of promotional products
    Customise a huge varity of promotional products
  • Create cushions and other home wares
    Create cushions and other home wares
  • Create custom footwear
    Create custom footwear
  • Customise high-vis work and safetywear
    Customise high-vis work and safetywear

Easy as 1-2-3

  • 1 Create

    Design your artwork on a computer with CorelDRAW or Adobe Illustrator
  • 2 Print and/or Cut

    Print out the artwork onto GJS Media using full solvent or eco-solvent inks
    Cut the outlines of the design
  • 3 Transfer

    Use a commercial heat press to transfer the image onto your garment

What do I need to decorate textiles with heat transfer vinyl?

You will require a Computer, Software, Printable Media, Thermal Heat Transfer Vinyl, Roland VersaCAMM Printer/Cutter, Vinyl Cutter and Heat Transfer Press.

How much money could my business be making?

Selling Price Gross Profit
Product Production Cost Lowest Highest Lowest Highest
T-Shirts  $8.69  $25.00  $40.00  $16.31  $31.31

Pricing and calculations are correct at time of publishing based on research conducted by GJS and are subject to change without notice. Production costs will vary based on your printer, coverage and volume of stock you purchase in. Please conduct your own research. All prices exclude GST.

What is the return on investment of a heat transfer vinyl solution?

Using the below points as an example you can potentially break even in the 5 month!

  • Heat press and vinyl cutter value: $3,500
  • Printing: 20 single-sided shirts a month
  • Average sell price: $28.00 each
Break even after just 4 months

* Estimates only and does not take into account your personal situation, overhead expenses and other variable costs. Please conduct your own calculations. All prices exclude GST.

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