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Multi Piece Hoodie's design guideline

Design guideline is an instruction to help you easily design product's artwork using PrintBase's available product templates. This set of guidelines not only walks you through the design process, but also includes our design samples for you to refer to.

This article will provide you with the guideline for Multi Piece Hoodie product.

In this article

A. Product's template
B. Design guideline
C. Sample design file

A. Product's template

Kindly visit this link to download the artwork template for Multi Piece Hoodie.

Look at the two photos below to see which parts of the template will correspond to which parts of the actual hoodie:

There are 2 ways to design this product's artwork:

Directly design on the product's template when creating a new campaign using our Campaign Editor.
Download the product's template from our Catalog and design using Photoshop.

Please note the following details in the template:

Dimension: 9398 x 11000 px.
Resolution: 150 dpi.
Blue areas and lines: Safe print area of your product.
Red dashed lines: These can be used as a guide to center your artwork on the template.
Horizontal blue dashed lines: Fold lines of cuff and waistband.

B. Design guideline

Using Campaign Editor

Kindly follow the instructions in this article on how to edit your campaign's design in the Campaign Editor.

Using Photoshop

Add artwork to the template: You can either copy and paste your artwork to the Template layer in the template, or click and drag it from your folder to this layer.

Adjust your artwork: This product is made up of different pieces that have been put together. Therefore, you should design them carefully so that these pieces fit each other.

Please adjust your artwork in the most balanced and appropriate way possible by referring to the template's red dashed lines.

For the sleeve pieces: Here's how the sleeve piece fits into the body piece:

If your artwork has horizontal patterns like in the photo below, the details may be bent and not fully line up at the connection between the shoulder and the body (red circle), but the bottom of the sleeves will be unaffected.

In the templates, there are gaps as the photo below:

Therefore, if you want the artwork's details in the hoodie's cuffs and sleeves to match together, please refer to the photo below on how to design your artwork so that no detail is cut off.

The cuffs and waistband will have folds (also referred to as inside on the template). These folds will not be visible in the product mockup.

Pocket area: There are 2 design styles of the hoodie's pocket.

Style 1: The artwork on the pocket and the body are completely seamless.

In this style, you should align the artwork so that both pocket areas match with each other on the template.

The darker pocket area on the template is for artwork alignment only. It does not indicate the pocket's print area. The print area of the hoodie's pocket is the lighter pocket area.

Style 2: The body and the pocket have two different artwork designs.

In this style, you can put the artwork for each piece into the corresponding group in the template. This will save you time masking each piece:

Put the artwork for each piece into the corresponding group in the template
Save your file in .PNG format: After completing the above steps, hide the note group, keep the Template and Background groups in your Photoshop file. Then click Save As or press Ctrl + Shift + S) and save the artwork in .PNG format.

Hide the 'note' group

Those are all the steps to design your artwork for Multi Piece Hoodie. Then, you can upload this artwork and launch new campaigns by following the instructions in this article.

C. Sample design file

Please visit this link to our sample design and this link to view our demo campaign of this product.

By following the steps outlined in this article, you can also see how your designs will appear on product mockups.

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Updated on: 23/08/2022

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