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Branded apparel increases sales

Branded Apparel increases sales. Direct to Garment printing (DTG) is a new method of decorating apparel. The most common item decorated using DTG is a tee shirt or a hooded sweat shirt. Historically apparel decoration was done by silk screening. This is still a popular method of decorating especially for […]

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How to make a DTG emblem

How to make a printed emblem. This blog is to explain how we at Northwest Custom Apparel make printed emblems. The advantage of a printed emblem is that it can be made much quicker and offers more detail in the the design. The first step in the process is to […]

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Same day screen printing?

DTG is the solution if you want tee shirts fast. DTG solves the problem on short delivery time. At Northwest Apparel we invested in two state of the art Kornit digital printers. The reason we did this is that our customers are asking for faster delivery on their orders. Fast […]

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DTG is better than Screen Print

The question is now is what is better Direct to Garment printing or Screen Print printing. Direct to Garment often referred to as DTG printing is new and entering the production shops of decorators around the world. The reason for this evolution is that companies want a system which is […]

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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 […]