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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 […]

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Used Embroidery Machines a real deal

Used embroidery machines Buying a used embroidery machine is like purchasing a used car. The option of hitting a home run and getting a perfectly usable machine is risky but it is plausible. With the soft market today it is a must to look at the used machine market. Right […]

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Quality embroidery in Tacoma

Define Quality How do you define quality when referring to embroidered apparel? There are no hard or fast rules it is a very subjective judgment. Sometimes it is in the eyes of the consumer. Sometimes it is in the eyes of a techno freak. Every shop or consumer is different […]

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$4.00 embroidered caps

Caps $4.00 each includes embroidery. 48 minimum How I remember those days when we could sell caps for $4.00 each. It was fun, it was 1985. In 1985 Northwest Custom Apparel (Northwest Embroidery) installed the first cap embroidery machines in the Pacific Northwest. They didn’t have automatic trimmers. We had […]

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Growing your business

What does it take to grow a business It takes many things to succeed at owning your own business. You have to know finance, sales, production, marketing and the latest technologies. You can be good at everything but the most important is “the people thing.” Limited number of things you […]