Frequently Asked Questions about Creating a Custom Hoodie

Frequently Asked Questions about Creating a Custom Hoodie

Walter WebbMar 28, '22


Hoodies are one of the most popular garments. They seem rather simple. But the variety of hoodies belies that simplicity. There are a plethora of both hoodie fabrics and manufacturing methods used to create a hoodie. This post contains some of the most frequently asked questions regarding how a custom hoodie is put together. Below you will find a question regarding hoodies and a short extract describing a post which answers the question. If you click on the question, you will be taken to a post which addresses the question in detail. The questions addressed are:

What Are the Advantages and Disadvantages of Different Hoodie Fabrics?


Hoodies come in a wide variety of materials, including: cotton; polyester; and, cotton/polyester blends. This post takes a look at what the advantages and disadvantages of these materials are. The post is found here.


What Printing Methods Are Used on Hoodies?


There are several printing methods that are used in making hoodies. Five of these methods are: 


  1. Screen Printing

  2. Direct to Garment

  3. Heat Transfer

  4. Sublimation

  5. Embroidery

Each of these methods is described in this post found here.

What Goes into Custom Hoodie Costs?

Determining the cost of a custom hoodie involves many factors. First and foremost is the cost of the fabric. Other considerations are manufacturing cost, order quantity, design cost, packing, shipping and operating expenses. This post takes a deeper look at each of these. The post is found here.

How Do You Make an Embroidered Hoodie?


There are three essential steps in making an embroidered hoodie. These steps are: 


  1. Create a design
  2. Transfer the artwork
  3. Stich the embroidery design

Each of these steps is described in this post found here.

What Is Sublimation And How Does It Work?


You may have heard that sublimation is a choice for printing your custom apparel. But why should you care about sublimation? Is it worthwhile? Does it produce good quality? Take a few minutes to read this post and you’ll have the answers. The post is found here.


If You’re Looking for Help

If you’ve decided you want to go ahead with creating a custom hoodie, but you want some assistance, our firm, LowSport, is here to help. LowSport has been in the fan wear business for over 30 years. We specialize in custom made fan wear and corporate fashion. LowSport specializes in high end products that utilize made to order production in oversees factories.  LowSport  has very special factory relationships that allow for very fast turn around of less than 30 days and even quicker in many cases. Our minimum orders are virtually non existent. You can contact us at our phone number: +1.914.572.1584 or email us at: