Author: Jim Mickelson

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When do I purchase a embroidery machine

Capital Expenditures Equipment is changing so rapidly that one often wonders when to replace existing equipment. New embroidery machines or DTG printing equipment is an expensive proposition. This makes a logical decision all the more important. How should I know when to acquire new equipment? The question is, is my […]

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Wedding day swag

Weddings are a special day and so should  the wedding gifts should be special and unique. Embroidery is a excellent medium to create the little extras which will make the wedding more memorable and special Here are some items which are excellent momentous to remember that special day from Northwest […]

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Same day screen printing

The largest DTG printing plant is located in Milton, Wa. The company Northwest Custom Apparel offers same day printing for multicolor designs. Customers who have camera ready art work can take advantage of this service. The company also accepts 300 dpt art for same day printing. The advantage of using […]

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DTG Anajet vs Kornit DTG

Today at  Decosource we had a interesting situation surface where one on our competitors (not really) had to deliver a order. The reason they came to to was that their Anajet was broken down and being in the middle of nowhere they were not going to get any repair help […]

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Is Tee shirt ink safe for children?

There are two main types of ink used to print tee shirts and children’s apparel. Decosource used water based ink. Plastisol Waterbased Plastisol ink Produces very vibrant colors and is very popular with screen printers. There are several reasons to be cautious when using this type of ink. The ink […]

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What is Raster Art

Raster art it used in Digital to Garment printing. Its a type of art  made up of tiny Pixels much like a photograph that the digital printer interprets so it can be printed on a tee shirt. A high tech digital printer (Kornit) cannot read vector art and translate it […]

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Tee shirt companies no physical address

One thing that really bothers me is screen printers operating out of their garage and then advertising on the internet as if they are a first class operation. Most important they do not print a physical address in their website leaving the consumer ready to be duped. Decosource does have a physical […]

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DTG San Mar

At Deco Source we are always testing the best tee shirt on the market for suitability for DTG (Kornit) printing We use the Kornit DTG printers and want to keep them happy by giving them the best Tee Shirt on the market. We found that the PC61 from San Mar […]