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Deco Source History

Northwest Embroidery was the first commercial embroidery company in the Pacific Northwest. We opened our doors in Oct 1977. We are celebrating our 40th anniversary. During those days we supported some major companies such as Nike, Eddie Bauer, Britannia jeans, REI, and Columbia to name a few. We had the […]

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Embroidering on leather

Leather can be somewhat tricky to embroider on. It always presents a challenge but to a brave embroiderer it can be done. The level of difficulty always depends on the grade of the leather. Heavy leather is always a problem. At Decosource we have honed our skills and at times […]

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Small order Screen Printing

Small order printing Small order screen printing is a market most screen printers will not undertake. The problem with small orders is the preparation, set up involved and clean up.   Small order challenge Decosource has accepted this challenge by investing in two Kornit direct to garment printers. We made […]

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Direct to garment sales tips

Selling Direct to Garment is easy Selling Direct to Garment printing is so much easier than selling custom screen print apparel. The reason is that you are not limited by detail and colors. Screen printing is difficult to do if there are more than six colors in the design.Get your […]

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DTG pre treating in one cycle

Pre treating for digital to garment printing There are several pre treating systems available for direct to garment printing. All work but not all are efficient. Some pretreat systems take as long as three minutes which is time spent even before the garment is run through the printer. The basic […]

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DTG printing leads the way

Digital to Garment printing Digital to Garment printing is coming to the market faster than expected. It is a whole new process for decorating apparel. The ease of entry is unreal. All the training necessary is to learn how to point and click. The design shows up on a computer […]

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You must recognize your employees

Employee Recognition How many companies realize that their most important asset never gets recognized? Employees are the most important asset any company can have. They are loyal, hard working and never complain. But so few employers’ actually say thanks. This article is to recognize the fact that people like to […]