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How to Design a Sweatshirt?

Learn how to design and print a Sweatshirt globally with Cloudprinter.com in just a few simple steps.

Download Sweatshirt templates in all available sizes in AI and PDF formats via the link

With the help of the templates, you can prepare the file for print in your Adobe Illustrator simply and easily.

*While preparing your Sweatshirt for print, you’ll have to turn off the Sweatshirt Visualisation layer.

Follow these 6 simple steps to design and prepare your Sweatshirt for print:

  1. Choose from available Sweatshirt sizes

    There is a variety of available Sweatshirt sizes at Cloudprinter.com — starting from S up to 5XL. 

    Choose the one that fits you best and keep in mind that the print zone remains the same independently of the Sweatshirt size.  

    For now, only regular fit Sweatshirts with a round neck are available, but more types are coming soon.

  2. Opt for Sweatshirt colour

    Currently, there are 7 available Sweatshirt colours at Cloudprinter.com — grey, black, yellow, red, green, white, and blue.

    When selecting a dark colour of the Sweatshirt, you will need to print some elements with white colour. Here is a short video on how to prepare a print file with white colour: 

  3. Opt for a Sweatshirt printing side
    Printing on the Front of the Sweatshirt is available for all the clients globally.
    The clients who are using Cloudprinter’s Print API have printing Front and Back side options available.
    To print on both the Front and Back sides, choose the templates for your size and upload 2 files to send your Sweatshirt for global print. 
  4. Keep in mind that the print area on the Sweatshirt is fixed — 14х16 inches (355.6х406.4 mm) 

    The print area doesn't change depending on the size of your Sweatshirt. You can only include your picture within the limits of the print area — 14х16 inches (355.6х406.4 mm).

    You can either print a picture in the maximum possible size 14х16 inches (355.6х406.4 mm) or place a picture of a smaller size wherever you want within the limits of the print zone. 

    It concerns printing both on the Front and Back sides of your Sweatshirt.

  5. Select the picture for your Sweatshirt

    Make sure your picture quality and size are appropriate for the Sweatshirt print area. 

    That's important to make sure the picture isn't blurred and meets your expectations when printed. 

    You can go for a multi-colour or 1-2-colour picture — what sweever is better for you.

  6. Prepare file for printing

       - Set 300 DPI resolution
       - Choose RGB print
       - Save the file in PDF/X-4

Well done! Now you can print your Sweatershirt all over the world as close to the delivery destination as possible.