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Tackling Tricky Tri-blends: A Screen Printing Challenge

Tri-blend garments have grown in popularity, but they present some unique challenges for screen printers. Here are some tips for screen printing tri-blends successfully!

December 28, 2017 Tackling Tricky Tri-blends: A Screen Printing Challenge

Tri-blend shirts have become a major force in the fashion industry since their introduction a decade ago. In the custom apparel industry, tri-blend fabrics have become a customer favorite. But these blended garments present their unique blend of decorating challenges. To be able to profit from the popularity of tri-blend garments, screen printers have to know how best to print on them.

How to Avoid Screen Printing Misprints (and How to Reuse Them When They Happen Anyway)

Mistakes happen in screen printing. Here are some steps you can take to avoid them, and limit the damage when they happen.

December 19, 2017 How to Avoid Screen Printing Misprints (and How to Reuse Them When They Happen Anyway)

Would you like to decrease profit loss in your screen printing shop? Who wouldn’t! While there are limits on what you can do to reduce costs, one area you do have control over is quality control. In specific, you can save money and cut waste by reducing misprints.

Understanding Different Types of Fleece

As the weather gets colder, the demand for sweaters heats up! Here's a primer on the world of fleece.

September 19, 2017 Understanding Different Types of Fleece

To order the right garments for your screen printing shop, you have to understand different fabrics. While our previous blog post provides a primer on general fabric basics, there’s one type of fabric that warrants its own discussion: fleece.

A Screen Printer's Guide to Different Fabrics

All shirts aren't created equal! Here are some of the key characteristics that define your garments.

September 18, 2017 A Screen Printer's Guide to Different Fabrics

Any screen printer who sets out to find a basic t-shirt to use as a go-to substrate will quickly be faced with the reality of garment selection: there is no such thing as a basic t-shirt.

Choosing the Right Shirt for Your Screen Printing Job

There's no shortage of fabric options out there - learn how to choose shirts that'll keep your customers happy!

August 09, 2017 Choosing the Right Shirt for Your Screen Printing Job

For what seems like all of screen printing’s history, screen printers have laid down their art on basic cotton shirts. While basic cotton still might be the industry standard, there are countless shirt options available for screen printing.

Best Practices for Screen Printing on Hoodies

T-shirts might be the mainstay of screen printing, but when the weather cools down, hoodies are a popular choice.

July 20, 2017 Best Practices for Screen Printing on Hoodies

Hoodies — whether pullover, quarter zips or full zips — are perennial favorites when it comes to screen printing garments. And while screen printed sweatshirts, jackets and fleeces are ubiquitous, that’s not to say that the garments are easy to screen print.

Show off Your Screen Printing with a Showroom

Don't be afraid to flaunt a selection of your best work when you try to land new screen printing business.

June 12, 2017 Show off Your Screen Printing with a Showroom

The quality of your screen prints doesn't matter if you're not showcasing your products in an attractive way to your clients and potential clients.

Our Six Best Tips for Screen Printing on Fleece

Fleece garments are popular but screen printing them can be a challenge! Here are some tips to help you out.

March 03, 2017 Our Six Best Tips for Screen Printing on Fleece

Screen printing customers love fleece, whether it’s hoodies for a school team or a trendy zip-up with a great art print. Screen printers’ affection for fleece, however, tends to be a little more limited. Getting good results on fleece can be a challenge, and a misprint can be a costly mistake because of the much higher cost of fleece garments compared to t-shirts.



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