Stitches

Jersey Numbers' Wide Appeal

Stahls’ (asi/88984) has added 28 new styles to its line of pre-cut numbers. Available in a variety of heat-transfer materials, these precut numbers give teams and players more options to distinguish themselves. Don’t draw the line at uniforms, however. Consider booster club accessories personalized with favorite players’ numbers. Scarves, drawstring backpacks and cozy blankets for the stands are other items to offer.

Also new is a how-to video from Transfer Express (asi/91804). It shows how fast and easy it is to align player names and numbers on custom sports apparel. With perfect pairing from Transfer Express, you’ll learn how to create a complete full-back design with screen-printed plastisol transfer name and numbers; it’s just three simple steps using express names and easy prints numbers.

Perfect pairing starts with a look at font, style, and one- and two-color options for player names and numbers. Then, the demo shows how to preheat the garment, align numbers at the top edge and apply the design in a single pressing. See the options of this cost-efficient approach that’s used by professional organizations on replica jerseys.