Overseas Decoration Techniques

Flat Embroidery with #40 Poly Thread
Flat Embroidery with #40 Poly Thread
Flat Embroidery with #40 Poly Thread

Flat Embroidery is one of the most popular and used decoration technique for OTTO caps. It fits any budget and can really compliment a variety of cap styles.

File Type Accepts *.EPS, *.AI, *.PDF, *.TIFF, *.JPG formats. Raster Files at 300 DPI. If you already have a digitized artwork file, please submit it in DST or EMB file format.
Maximum Colors 8 colors. Regular / Multi Color / Neon / Metallic thread available. See OTTO Thread Chart for reference.
Maximum Size Cap Front: 4.5” W x 2.25” H, Cap Back: 3.5” W x 1.25” H, Side: 2.5” W x 1.5” H (Approximate)  For more sizing information and options, please check the size chart below.  
Special Instruction Avoid gradient, shading, transparency, distressed and other similar elements in the artwork. Recommended for best results text letter size must be at least .25′′ high or a font size of at least 24 at the final embroidered size. Anything below 1mm size is subject to error (gaps between artwork may close and artwork may become distorted.

* Works great on 6 panel & 5 panel caps.

Flat Embroidery with Metallic Thread
Flat Embroidery with Metallic Thread

Metallic Flat Embroidery can add vibrant shine to any logo. If you are looking for something eye catching, this is the way to go.

File Type Accepts *.EPS, *.AI, *.PDF, *.TIFF, *.JPG formats. Raster Files at 300 DPI. If you already have a digitized artwork file, please submit it in DST or EMB file format.
Maximum Colors 1 color. See OTTO Thread Chart for reference.
Maximum Size Cap Front: 4.5” W x 2.25” H, Cap Back: 3.5” W x 1.25” H, Side: 2.5” W x 1.5” H (Approximate)  For more sizing information and options, please check the size chart below.  
Special Instruction Avoid gradient, shading, transparency, distressed and other similar elements in the artwork. Recommended for best results text letter size must be at least .25′′ high or a font size of at least 24 at the final embroidered size. Anything below 1mm size is subject to error (gaps between artwork may close and artwork may become distorted.

* Works great on 6 panel & 5 panel caps.

3D Embroidery with #40 Poly Thread
3D Embroidery with #40 Poly Thread
3D Embroidery with #40 Poly Thread

Looking for depth and dimension for your logo? 3D embroidery can provide that using a variety of color options. This decoration type transforms your cap completely by adding a raised surface to your design.

File Type Accepts *.EPS, *.AI, *.PDF, *.TIFF, *.JPG formats. Raster Files at 300 DPI. If you already have a digitized artwork file, please submit it in DST or EMB file format.
Maximum Colors 8 colors. Regular / Multi Color / Neon / Metallic thread available. See OTTO Thread Chart for reference.
Maximum Size Cap Front: 4.5” W x 2.25” H, Cap Back: 3.5” W x 1.25” H, Side: 2.5” W x 1.5” H (Approximate)  For more sizing information and options, please check the size chart below.  
Special Instruction

Avoid gradient, shading, transparency, distressed and other similar elements in the artwork. Recommended for best results text letter size must be at least .25′′ high or a font size of at least 24 at the final embroidered size. Anything below 1mm size is subject to error (gaps between artwork may close and artwork may become distorted.

3D embroidery requires the artwork to consist of large, solid areas of color. All elements in the design should be at least .25” in width. Thin lines and small details can not be embroidered using this method.

* Works great on 6 panel & 5 panel caps.

3D Embroidery with Metallic Thread
3D Embroidery with Metallic Thread

3D embroidery using metallic thread not only provides dimension to any design, but also luminous shine.

File Type Accepts *.EPS, *.AI, *.PDF, *.TIFF, *.JPG formats. Raster Files at 300 DPI. If you already have a digitized artwork file, please submit it in DST or EMB file format.
Maximum Colors 1 color. See OTTO Thread Chart for reference.
Maximum Size Cap Front: 4.5” W x 2.25” H, Cap Back: 3.5” W x 1.25” H, Side: 2.5” W x 1.5” H (Approximate)  For more sizing information and options, please check the size chart below.  
Special Instruction

Avoid gradient, shading, transparency, distressed and other similar elements in the artwork. Recommended for best results text letter size must be at least .25′′ high or a font size of at least 24 at the final embroidered size. Anything below 1mm size is subject to error (gaps between artwork may close and artwork may become distorted.

3D embroidery requires the artwork to consist of large, solid areas of color. All elements in the design should be at least .25” in width. Thin lines and small details can not be embroidered using this method.

* Works great on 6 panel & 5 panel caps.

Screen Print
Screen Print
Screen Print
Screen Print
Screen Print
Screen Print
Screen Print

Screen print is one of our most popular decorating techniques. It adds to any design! Add it directly to the cap or an applique, either way, you have endless color combinations and looks with screen printing.

File Type Accepts *.EPS, *.AI, *.PDF, *.TIFF, *.JPG formats. Raster Files at 300 DPI.
Maximum Colors 8 colors.
Maximum Size Cap Front: 4.5” W x 2.25” H, Cap Back: 3.5” W x 1.25” H, Side: 2.5” W x 1.5” H (Approximate)  For more sizing information and options, please check the size chart below.  
Special Instruction Avoid gradients, small text sizes, thin lines and fine details to achieve the best printed results. At least 1pt line thickness is required in design artwork and negative space. While creating your graphics stick to using areas of solid color and a specific color palette. Remember that the more colors used in a design, the higher the cost will be to print it.

* Works great on 6 panel & 5 panel caps.

Metallic Screen Print
Metallic Screen Print

Metallic screen printing is perfect for adding some "POP" to your design. It is less than boring and showcases your design with a little shine.

File Type Accepts *.EPS, *.AI, *.PDF, *.TIFF, *.JPG formats. Raster Files at 300 DPI.
Maximum Colors 1 color.
Maximum Size Cap Front: 4.5” W x 2.25” H, Cap Back: 3.5” W x 1.25” H, Side: 2.5” W x 1.5” H (Approximate)  For more sizing information and options, please check the size chart below.  
Special Instruction Avoid gradients, small text sizes, thin lines and fine details to achieve the best printed results. At least 1pt line thickness is required in design artwork and negative space.

* Works great on 6 panel & 5 panel caps.

Heat Transfer Printing
Heat Transfer Printing
Heat Transfer Printing

Using CMYK color mode, Heat transfer printing uses heat to apply your design the panels of your cap. You are not limited to a specific amount of colors, this makes this the perfect decoration technique for designs with an assortment of color.

File Type Accepts *.EPS, *.AI, *.PDF, *.TIFF, *.JPG formats. Raster Files at 300 DPI.
Maximum Colors No color limit. Choice of Glossy or Matte finish.
Maximum Size Cap Front: 4.5” W x 2.25” H, Cap Back: 3.5” W x 1.25” H, Side: 2.5” W x 1.5” H (Approximate)  For more sizing information and options, please check the size chart below.

* Works great on 5 panel caps.

Sublimation Transfer
Sublimation Transfer
Sublimation Transfer
Sublimation Transfer
Sublimation Transfer

Looking for a vibrant printing technique for your design? Sublimation allows you to showcase your detailed designs. This is achieved by printing the vibrant full color design to white polyester fabric.

File Type Accepts *.EPS, *.AI, *.PDF, *.TIFF, *.JPG formats. Raster Files at 300 DPI. CMYK color mode.
Maximum Colors No color limit.
Maximum Size Cap Front: 4.5” W x 2.25” H, Cap Back: 3.5” W x 1.25” H, Side: 2.5” W x 1.5” H (Approximate)  For more sizing information and options, please check the size chart below.

* Works great on 5 panel caps.

Foil Material Transfer
Foil Material Transfer
Foil Material Transfer

Foil Material Transfer is perfect for adding a metallic finish to your design. Simply select a color from one of our options and make your design stand out and shine.

File Type Accepts *.EPS, *.AI, *.PDF formats.
Maximum Colors 1 color.
Maximum Size Cap Front: 4.5” W x 2.25” H (Approximate)  Recommend on 5 Panel caps only. For more sizing information and options, please check the size chart below.
Special Instruction Avoid gradients, small text sizes, thin lines and fine details to achieve the best printed results. At least 1pt line thickness is required in design artwork and negative space.

* Works great on 5 panel caps.

Woven Patch Emblem with Merrowed Edge
Woven Patch Emblem with Merrowed Edge
Woven Patch with Merrowed Edge

If you are looking for a patch decoration, a woven patch emblem with merrowed edge is a good choice. Your design is woven and then is finished with a merrowed edge which prevents fraying of your design. You have the option of creating a matching color theme or if preferred, you can use a contrasting color merrowed edge to make it "POP" more.

File Type Accepts *.EPS, *.AI, *.PDF formats. Raster Files at 300 DPI.
Maximum Colors 8 colors
Maximum Size Regular size: (Width + Height) ÷ 2 < 9 inch. Oversize (extra charge): (Width + Height) ÷ 2 = 9 to 12 inch. For more sizing information and options, please check the size chart below.

* Works great on 6 panel & 5 panel caps.

Woven Patch Emblem Size with Embroidery Edge
Woven Patch Emblem Size with Embroidery Edge
Woven Patch with Embroidery Edge

This option allows you to achieve a clean patch look. Your design is a woven, and then finished with an embroidery edge to prevent it from fraying. The embroidered edge allows for a smoother look.

File Type Accepts *.EPS, *.AI, *.PDF formats.
Maximum Colors 8 colors.
Maximum Size Regular size: (Width + Height) ÷ 2 < 9 inch. Oversize (extra charge): (Width + Height) ÷ 2 = t= 9 to 12 inch. For more sizing information and options, please check the size chart below.

* Works great on 6 panel & 5 panel caps.

Embroidered Patch with Embroidery Edge
Embroidered Patch with Merrowed Edge
File Type Accepts *.EPS, *.AI, *.PDF, *.TIFF, *.JPG formats. Raster Files at 300 DPI. If you already have a digitized artwork file, please submit it in DST or EMB file format
Maximum Colors 8 colors
Maximum Size Regular size: (Width + Height) ÷ 2 < 9 inch. Oversize (extra charge): (Width + Height) ÷ 2 = 9 to 12 inch. For more sizing information and options, please check the size chart below.

* Works great on 6 panel & 5 panel caps.

Faux Leather with Deboss Patch
Faux Leather with Deboss Patch
File Type Accepts *.EPS, *.AI, *.PDF, *.TIFF, *.JPG formats. Raster Files at 300 DPI.
Maximum Color Not applicable. Deboss nature color.
Maximum Size Regular size: (Width + Height) ÷ 2 < 9 inch. Oversize (extra charge): (Width + Height) ÷ 2 =  9 to 12 inch. For more sizing information and options, please check the size chart below.

* Works great on 6 panel & 5 panel caps.

TPU Patch Transfer
TPU Patch Transfer
TPU Patch

A TPU patch transfer is the perfect three dimensional decoration applied to your cap. This modern technique allows you to showcase your design by using "liquid metal" technique or a matte look if you prefer. Your text is clear and very sharp with this decoration technique.

File Type Accepts *.EPS, *.AI, *.PDF formats.
Maximum Colors 6 colors. Choice of Metallic / Matte / Chrome finish.
Maximum Size Regular size: (Width + Height) ÷ 2 < 9 inch. Oversize (extra charge): (Width + Height) ÷ 2 =  9 to 12 inch. For more sizing information and options, please check the size chart below.

* Works great on 6 panel & 5 panel caps.

Rubber Patch
Rubber Patch

A rubber patch is a modern embelishment that adds style and texture to your design. This technique allows us to create a fully customizable look. Text is crisp and clear.

File Type Accepts *.EPS, *.AI, *.PDF formats.
Maximum Colors 4 colors.
Maximum Size Regular size: (Width + Height) ÷ 2 < 6 inch. Oversize (extra charge): (Width + Height) ÷ 2 = 6 to 9 inch. For more sizing information and options, please check the size chart below.

* Works great on 6 panel & 5 panel caps.

Woven Fold Label on Top Center of Back Arch
Woven Fold Label on Top Center of Back Arch
Woven Fold Label on Top Center of Back Arch

Make your logo seen from every angle of the cap by adding this decoration. A woven fold label of your design can be applied to the top center of the back arch for added detail to your cap.

File Type Accepts *.EPS, *.AI, *.PDF formats.
Maximum Colors 3 colors.
Maximum Size Standard size.

* Works great on 6 panel & 5 panel caps.

Woven Fold Label on Left of The Back Closure
Woven Fold Label on Left of The Back Closure
Woven Fold Label on Left of Back Closure

A woven fold label is a great way to showcase your logo on your cap. We can apply it to the left back closure for added brand detail to your cap.

File Type Accepts *.EPS, *.AI, *.PDF formats.
Maximum Colors 3 colors.
Maximum Size Standard size.

* Works great on 6 panel & 5 panel caps.

Flat Embroidery with #40 Poly Thread on the Applique with Distressed Edge
Flat Embroidery with #40 Poly Thread on the Applique with Distressed Edge
Flat Embroidery on Applique with Distressed Edge
Flat Embroidery with #40 Poly Thread on the Applique with Embroidery Edge
Flat Embroidery with #40 Poly Thread on the Applique with Distressed Edge
Flat Embroidery on Applique with Flat Embroidery Edge
Applique with 3D Embroidery Edge
Applique with 3D Embroidery Edge
3D Embroidery on Applique with Distressed Edge
3D Embroidery with #40 Poly Thread on the Applique with Embroidery Edge
Applique with Distressed Edge
3D Embroidery on Applique with 3D Embroidery Edge
Screen Print on the Applique with Distressed Edge
Screen Print on the Applique with Distressed Edge
Screen Print on Applique with Distressed Edge
Screen Print on the Applique with Embroidery Edge
Screen Print on the Applique with Embroidery Edge
Screen Print on Applique with Flat Embroidery Edge
Small Woven Label Applique
Small Woven Label Applique
Small Woven Label Applique
Woven Label Applique on Back Closure (Adj. Hook & Loop Only)
Woven Label Applique on Back Closure (Adj. Hook & Loop Only)
Woven Label Applique on Back Closure (Adj. Hook & Loop Only)
Private Woven Label
Private Woven Label
Private Woven Label
Private Woven Label Private Woven Label
Private Woven Label
Screen Print Inner Taping
Applique with Distressed Edge
Applique with Distressed Edge
Applique with Distressed Edge
Applique with Embroidery Edge
Applique with Embroidery Edge
Applique with Embroidery Edge