Sublimated Tea Towels: Adding Colour to Your Kitchen

Suede Tea Towels with all over sublimation printing

Is your kitchen lacking a touch of colour, despite all the right elements? The solution could be simpler than you think.

Full-colour all-over tea towel sublimation

The sublimation process involves using heat to transfer the dye (the design) onto materials such as our special microfibre fabrics.

When this process is used on tea towels, it results in vibrant and enduring prints that refuse to fade or peel away, making them a perfect blend of form and function.

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How Is A Sublimation Tea Towel Made

The design is printed onto the sublimation paper and then heat-pressed onto the microfibre fabric. The fabric is cut to shape and the hem is sewn or a contrasting trim is added to the edge.

Other objects can be added to further customise the tea towel – such as hooks, labels and tags.

Why Sublimated Tea Towels Are So Good

These speciality tea towels serve not just as functional kitchen aids, but also as aesthetic enhancements that add a splash of colour and personality to any kitchen.

Durability and longevity of print

One of the standout advantages of sublimation over traditional printing methods is its durability. As the ink is embedded into the fabric rather than just sitting on top, the prints last as long as the towel, ensuring your designs don’t fade after a few washes.

Vibrant and high-resolution prints

The brilliance of sublimation lies in its ability to produce vibrant, high-resolution prints. This means that even the most intricate designs and bold colours can be reproduced on your tea towels, making them a statement piece in your kitchen.

Off the edge (All Over) Sublimation Printing

The best thing about these tea towels is that the design can cover the whole tea towel. Full-colour off-the-edge printing. The design is printed on the entire tea towel fabric and then the hem is sewn down.

Types of Materials We Use

The only type of material that can be used for sublimation is polyester material like microfibre, waffle and suede textures.

waffle cone texture for a sublimated tea towel

The minimum order quantity is 100 pieces. Multiple designs are allowed.

How to Care for Sublimated Tea Towels

Washing and Drying Instructions

Sublimated tea towels are low maintenance. They can be washed gently with cold water and tumble-dried on low heat. Avoid using bleach or harsh detergents to preserve the vibrancy of the prints.

Tip to Maintain The Vibrancy of the Print

To keep your tea towels looking as good as new, avoid drying them in direct sunlight, which can cause the colours to fade.


Here are answers to some commonly asked questions about sublimated tea towels:

  • What is sublimation printing?
    • Sublimation printing is a technique that uses heat to transfer dye onto the fabric. The dye is printed onto special transfer paper and heat press onto the fabric.
  • Why are sublimated tea towels popular?
    • They are durable, vibrant, and eco-friendly, making them a favourite among hospitality businesses, restaurantiers and homeowners alike.
  • How do I care for my sublimated tea towel?
    • Wash them gently with cold water and dry them on low heat. Avoid using bleach and harsh detergents.

Key Points

Whether you decide to purchase or DIY, these vibrant additions are sure to inject a dose of personality into your kitchen. So why wait?

Enrich your kitchen experience with a sublimated tea towel today! (minimum order 100pces)

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