Education and Training — Vinyl / Heat Transfer

How to Manage Your Business During Downtime

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How to Manage  Your Business During Downtime

Seven suggestions for how to manage your time when business is slow. Seven Things Screen Printers Can Do With Your Downtime:Things All Size Print Shops Can DoWith the novel Coronavirus causing big changes in both the economy and our everyday lives, many screen printers are left with the question of what to do with our time now that the new “business as usual” is anything but. Keeping yourself busy provides a good distraction and will help you be ready for when things return to normal. It might seem dire now, but business will pick back up, events will start happening...

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How to Choose the Right Heat Press

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How to Choose the Right Heat Press

Review this guide on features, pricing, and suitability to find which heat press suits your needs. How to Choose the Right Heat Press:A Comparison Guide with Reviews Before Buying a Heat PressWhen it comes to choosing the right heat press for your needs there are several different decisions you will need to make. These decisions are relative to style, price and suitability. We put together a comparison guide to help you review each of the big choices you have when deciding which type of heat press to buy. Whether you are a home based business or operate out of a...

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Screen Print Your Own Heat Transfers

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Screen Print Your Own Heat Transfers

Printing your own plastisol heat transfers can be a great option for screen print shops. A How To & Why You Should Print Your Own Heat TransfersWhen done properly, a plastisol heat transfer will have a similar wash fastness to a screen printed t-shirt. Screen printing your own heat transfer can also be cheaper. There are many different situations where printing your own plastisol heat transfers makes sense. Here are some popular options when a plastisol heat transfer might be your best option:1. Events: if you are printing designs for an event, you don’t want to overprint a design that...

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Heat Transfer Vinyl Faux Rhinestones

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Heat Transfer Vinyl Faux Rhinestones

Are you looking for a unique and cost effective way to get that rhinestone look on your garments? Faux Rhinestone look using their GlitterFlex ULTRA, GlitterFlex II, or DecoSparkle heat transfer vinylLook no longer because Lawson has the answer for you. Try using heat transfer vinyl to give the impression of 3D rhinestones!Finally Specialty Materials is sharing their tutorials for creating a Faux Rhinestone look using their GlitterFlex ULTRA, GlitterFlex II, or DecoSparkle heat transfer vinyl with CorelDraw X5 or Illustrator CS6. This method does not require the use of a transfer mask. Not only is this method more cost...

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