An average price for a 1 color print on a 100 cotton t shirt ranges from 5 50 to 9 00 depending on the number of shirts in the order and you charge much more for a 6 color shirt. A good screen printing company can be very profitable right out of the gate with worker salaries and employer annual sales at very impressive numbers.
Making money screen printing will involve variations of three elements.
How to make money screen printing. Two printers could charge 500 for the exact same order. How to make money screen printing on vimeo. Especially because i was coming from a foundation in screen printing i was really impressed with the quality of products that bella canvas offered.
How to start a screen printing business. I first worked at american apparel which was a great springboard to bella canvas. In screen printing the key factors are 1 the price you charge and 2 how efficient you are at what you do.
How much money can you make in a screen printing business. Pour a line of emulsion along a side of the screen and use the squeegee to spread a thin line along the entire screen. The best way for me to generate revenue was through screen printing.
One of the benefits of screen printing is that it enables you to print directly onto a range of different items. The most basic formula used for this calculation is item price item markup printing fee discounts given price per item. If you are an artist or designer you want to find the best possible way to display your work.
The ink the squeegee and the screen which is the image carrier. You can print your work on t shirts bed linen wall canvases or even on skateboards. Making money is easy but requires a disciplined approach.
A stencil is produced manually or photo chemically and is referred to as the image plate. Following this formula is a surefire way that your screen printing job is guaranteed to make money. Follow these simple rules and you can make a lot of money with very little investment and at home.
T shirt printing is by far the most popular and common activity in the screen printing shop and for very good reason. That s what sparked my interest in clothing. One printer could have a 200 profit from the order and the next printer could lose 200 on the order.
You can usually print at least 180 shirts per hour and because the trooper is an automatic t shirt printer you can print 180 6 color shirts an hour. At least an estimated 100 000 a year. Coat your silk screen with a thin layer of photo emulsion.
Photo emulsion reacts to light hardening when exposed so anything not covered by your stencil will turn into a barrier preventing ink from getting through. The process itself uses a tightly stretched porous mesh over a wood or metal frame. It all comes down to how efficient you are at your craft.