Wearables Archive: July 2014
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How To Flock on Garments

One of the things I tell my clients is to go where others aren't and you'll be able to name your price. Working with flock is one of those things. Flock is popular in many parts of the world....
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Wearables Top Decorator

Our elite decoration competition returns for 2014. The first challenge: Conquer the dreaded task of printing on polyester.
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Wearables SourceBook

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Surf Life

The people of ACK Surf live as though "every day is a Saturday," and they proudly encourage everyone to do the same. The Nantucket Island surf school has been promoting their presence in the hang...
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Back To School

New students mean new opportunities to sell decorated apparel.
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Back On Top

Screen printers don't lack for challenges. Learning new techniques, dealing with difficult fabrics, fixing bad art files, deciding whether to replace equipment, finding new customers, figuring...
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Color Your Emotions

If you associate the color red with aggression, you might be a bit old-fashioned. A recent study from the University of Missouri Department of Textile and Apparel Management found consumers today...
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Game On For Golf Apparel

The golf-minded fashionistas at www.trendygolf.com recently featured stripes as seasonal apparel trend for golfers. Not just any stripes, but bold horizontal stripes that make a statement on...
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Making the Gradient

Gradient designs have infiltrated not just high fashion by the likes of Emilio Pucci and Fendi, but also sportswear retailers such as Nike and Puma. Creating visual interest and introducing...
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Give a Salute to Army Green

Military fashions continue to be in vogue; as a result, army green has emerged as a true fashion contender on the runways. Fall/winter collections from Calvin Klein, Philip Lim and Prabal Gurung...
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Time To Produce

You may have overlooked these technical time-wasters.
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FESPA's Digital World

Advice and secrets from the screen printing know-it-alls.
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Equipment Corner

The latest in Machines and Decorating Products
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Contest Material

For the first challenge of our Top Decorator contest in 2014, we tasked the competitors to print on a polyester shirt. Contest sponsor Hanes Branded Printwear (asi/59528; circle 105 on Free Info...
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