Get Into the Spring Spirit

Springtime brings new opportunities to sell decorated apparel and accessories. Whether the need is for spirit wear as students graduate from high school or college, or a uniform for a warm-weather sport like swimming, there are new and improved methods of embellishment.

New graduates will wear a university T-shirt proudly. Choose one that’s moisture-wicking for hot days ahead. Imprintables Warehouse (asi/58475) offers Spectra Perform Opaque, a new printable heat-transfer vinyl designed for decorating on polyester performance wear, cotton, spandex, nylon, leather and neoprene fabrics.

Schools kick off swimming during the spring semester and swim camps pick up the pace when summer arrives. The recently released Swim & Dive collection from will get you off to a fast start marketing to swim and dive teams, clubs and events. The diverse vector clip art and templates are specifically geared to the swimming and diving market.

Consider, too, the holidays that spring represents. Memorial Day is the perfect time to recognize military personnel. Looking ahead to July 4, patriotic designs on caps, bags or T-shirts keep a crowd proud for parades and picnics. The Wild Side now offers officially licensed Army designs as stock heat transfers. This initial collection consists of six designs. They go on light and dark garments made of 100% cotton, 100% polyester and 50/50 blends.