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The 3 Main Types of Specialty Embroidery Stitches

Posted by Sharprint Associated Press on Tue, Dec, 10, 2013 @ 15:12 PM

When adding embroidery elements to your garment, you can expect to see a professional and sleek outcome that reflects your personal or business brand. Embroidered garments give the opportunity to showcase your organization and members with style. In order for this to be possible, decorator companies use three distinct specialty embroidery stitches to create the beautiful custom embroidered garments you see. Each stitch creates a different embroidered look on the fabric.

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20 Fabrics That Can Be Used for Custom Apparel Decoration

Posted by Sharprint Associated Press on Wed, Oct, 16, 2013 @ 14:10 PM

There’s a wide variety of apparel fabrics available for decoration. Screen printembroidery, and direct to garment are all common types of decoration for promotional and retail garments. This article covers the basics without getting into the nuances of eco-friendly and sustainable apparel options.

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The Different Types of Fabrics Used in Custom Apparel

Posted by Sharprint Associated Press on Wed, Oct, 09, 2013 @ 12:10 PM

Custom apparel is used in numerous industries for various applications including uniforms for baseball teams, retail apparel for restaurant promotion, giveaways for product launches and this barely scratches the surface. The fabric or garment type selected to embellish as custom apparel often depends on the function of the apparel piece.

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Fall Clothing & Fashion Trends of 2013

Posted by Sharprint Associated Press on Tue, Oct, 01, 2013 @ 11:10 AM

Fall has quickly come upon us and that simply means that fashion's hottest season is here, so this is definitely time to celebrate!! Whip out the boots, capes, capelets, hats, gloves and everything that makes dressing for brisk weather so enjoyable. Fall fashion this year is very wearable; Figure flattering pieces in colors that suit nearly all are eye catching, edgy and demanding of attention in a good way. Welcome to Fall's hottest fashion for 2013.

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6 Promotional Products That Work Well at Tradeshows

Posted by Sharprint Associated Press on Wed, Sep, 25, 2013 @ 14:09 PM

Promotional products are a great way to get a company name out into the world, particularly at trade shows and similar events. People love freebies, and come to trade shows expecting to leave with promotional products they can wear or otherwise enjoy. Check out a few of the best products to bring to trade shows: 

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5 Things to Avoid When Ordering Branded Apparel

Posted by Sharprint Associated Press on Thu, Sep, 19, 2013 @ 12:09 PM

Branded apparel is a great way to spread the word about your company, but it’s important that you approach this type of marketing with plenty of forethought. If you don’t think about your plan carefully, you may find your apparel falling short of the mark. Get the results you are after by avoiding these five common pitfalls:

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Choosing the Right Custom Screen Printer

Posted by Sharprint Associated Press on Tue, Sep, 03, 2013 @ 11:09 AM

Companies and organizations recognized for professional excellence look at custom screen printing as a way to establish their names and logos in the world of consumers. Creating and perfecting the design for an organization’s apparel and applying the lettering and logo require expertise. In the consumer’s mind, the quality of the apparel represents the quality of the company employees wearing it.

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The Benefits of Wearing Organic Clothing

Posted by Sharprint Associated Press on Wed, Aug, 28, 2013 @ 12:08 PM

Regardless of whether one is concerned or not about this planet and its environment, there are countless benefits to wearing organic clothing. It’s likely the majority of individuals who wear organic clothing, aren’t even aware of it. The one’s who do wear sustainable clothing, are aware, and are consciously making the effort to better the planet with their actions. Hopefully by the end of this article you’ll be inspired to consciously choose your outfit material, and want to rework your entire wardrobe with organic clothing.

Throughout history, companies continually discover innovative ways of making clothing out of new materials and fabrics. With Eco-Fashion coming into mainstream, designers have become more original and are coming out with superb ideas and cool designs made out of organic clothing. The apparel industry has been showcasing a plethora of fashionable garments that the wearer is excited to try.

Organic Material

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Take Advantage of Custom Embroidery for Your Staff Uniforms

Posted by Sharprint Associated Press on Fri, Jul, 26, 2013 @ 12:07 PM

With today's technology, specialized software is able to translate artwork files into embroidered stitches. Embroidery has many specialties, some including: superior quality lettering, gradient, textured, puff, and applique. Whether its artsy embroidered textures, whimsical block lettering or traditional applique, embroidered uniforms look sharp, impress, and payoff. 

Logos can raise the cost of embroidered uniforms, but the power of branding is well known to marketers. An easily recognizable logo may be all that is needed on a uniform. Not only will workers be immediately identifiable to customers, but employees can also instantly recognize each other when working in crowded conditions.  

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Summer Clothing & Fashion Trends of 2013

Posted by Sharprint Associated Press on Thu, Jul, 18, 2013 @ 13:07 PM

Summer clothing trends tend to be light, fun and airy. This summer is no different. Lightweight fabrics and new cuts are innovative and made to be a bit sexier and add a flair for the dramatic. Here are the top summer clothing trends of 2013:

Pastels

Pastels are really soft and chic and they epitomize the summer. Different hues of the rainbow come together and can be mixed and matched, color blocked and worn with neutrals. Whether sporting a great pair of pastel skinny jeans in a light yellow, green or peach tone, or for the fellas, a lightweight cotton poplin pastel shirt with your chinos or slacks, you'll be setting the summer mood for sure.

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