Machine embroidery is used to add logos and monograms to shirts or jackets. The digitized designs are transferred to the embroidery machine and then the machine embroiders selected design onto the fabric. Embroidery will more than likely outlast the garment.
Heat transfer vinyl is a specialty vinyl that can be used on certain fabrics and materials. It comes in a roll or sheet form with an adhesive backing so it can be cut, weeded, and placed on a substrate for heat application. Heat transfer vinyl is made in single and full colors.