UK DCM are experts in Garment printing in  the UK & Manufacturing abroad. The following is a list of our main techniques that we apply to our garments and accessories (where applicable).  In the UK our minimum quantity is 6 pieces based most on vinyl or screen print techniques. Abroad we can manufacture as little as 50 to 300 pieces dependent on style, materials and print techniques. Please see below our print techniques and whether we are able to produce the print / embellishment in UK or abroad!


Screen Printing is the most versatile printing process. Different types of screen printing include plastisol, rubber, ink and paint. (UK & Offshore Services)

Embroidery is a technique in which designs and patterns are created by stitching strands of thread onto a layer of material. (UK & Offshore Services)

Applique is where a motif or design is made separately, then sewn or otherwise affixed to a cloth or garment. (Limited service in the UK & Offshore Services)

Vinyl Printing is a PVC based material which has been laser die cut and then applied / transferred onto a garment by heat press techniques. (UK & Offshore Services)

Flock Printing or flocking is a process of applying nylon or rayon fibres directly onto the garment. (UK & Offshore Services)

Rhinestone / Rhinestuds are coloured pieces of faceted glass / metal created into patterns and then heat pressed on the chosen garment. (Offshore Services)

Glitter Printing/3D Rubber Printing/Pearl Printing are also other various methods that we use. (Offshore Services)

UK DCM keeps up to date with all the latest print embellishment techniques, through our various affiliates and partners.

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