Industry Advice

Tips for embroidering caps

With many different styles of cap on the market from high and low profile, to the more structured six panel cap with the added obstacle of a centre seam, it can be difficult to know how to get started. Danielle Park and Natalie Greetham of Madeira UK explain further. Whichever style …

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Get perfect results from your heat press

Applying heat sensitive graphics to a garment requires the correct amount of temperature, time and pressure. Managing director of Amaya Sales UK, Peter Wright, explains further. Most heat presses have controls for both the time and temperature so it is relative easy to adjust these to the correct settings. However …

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What to look for when buying a second hand DTG printer

Thinking of buying a second hand DTG printer? Colin Marsh, managing director of Resolute DTG, provides some hints and tips on what to look for and what to avoid. As the DTG industry continues to grow, the companies using the technology in general continue to grow. This brings a need …

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Expert advice for 3D embroidery

Jas Purba, managing director of ETC Supplies and Rainer Keemss of Brodyr DZign in Sweden, have compiled a how-to guide to creating perfect 3D embroidery. 3D Foam has been around for a while now. It was mainly used on cap embroidery and the work was done on flat panels before …

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Essential secrets for sublimated apparel production

Shirts. Shorts. Pants. Hats. Socks. Compression sleeves. The list of apparel items that you can decorate with sublimation just keeps growing. Robin Kavanagh, public relations manager for Sawgrass reports. This is great news for sublimated apparel decorators. However, you’re likely to come across some common production challenges that can cost …

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How to profit from cap embroidery

Cap embroidery is easy to produce and can make you excellent profits. Managing director of Amaya Sales UK, Peter Wright, explains further. I can imagine that many of you would disagree with this. Especially if you have been embroidering for over 10 years and have experienced some of the original …

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Ahead of its time

CPSIA certification for UV DTG applications and the green button print process. Colin Marsh, managing director of Resolute DTG reports on how direct to garment printing and direct to substrate printing have gelled in dual purpose printers ahead of its expected schedule. Back in 2016 I wrote about future printers, …

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Unique cards for all occasions

Birthdays, Christmas, christenings, engagements, weddings, divorce… there is a card for every occasion these days and this is why the greeting card industry, as of 2015, is worth an estimated £1.7 billion. John-Paul Burton, director of Your Embroidery Services, explains further. Apart from that amazing figure the report from the …

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Stand out with high build screen printing

Special effects on garments change as quickly as fashions and screen printers need to be able to reproduce the ‘latest’ effects in a production environment, to a deadline and profitably. William Shorter, product manager at CPS and Liam Stubbings, director of Pyramid Textiles explain the essential processing steps of high …

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Negative SEO: A shocking, but inevitable epidemic

Have you ever given much thought to negative SEO and what damage this could do to your business? In a nutshell, negative SEO is the opposite of search engine optimisation. Shai Aharony, SEO guru at Reboot Online explains more. Here at Reboot Online a large portion of our workload involves …

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