(It’s easy for folks like us who have been in this industry for years to forget to explain the basics when we discuss apparel decoration with our customers, family and friends. To that end, we’ll be posting Basics posts from time to time to answer customer questions. – EC)
Simple letters with a single color [...]
No sooner do we see a hint of spring than the good people at Pantone have already released the colors to get you ready for the fall fashion season!
Pantone Fashion Color Report Fall 2012 – Fashion Design Trends – Pantone.com.
The ladies colors are vibrant, if a bit more saturated than those slated for this spring, [...]
(This is an edited version of an article that appeared on my blog for Stitches Magazine, redirected toward customer education. – EC)
Copyright is a sticky subject- luckily I got this image from the public domain material at Wikimedia Commons
We often encounter requests to reproduce copyrighted images in our trade, and for flagrant violations (for [...]
Those masters of color at Pantone have released their latest report on the colors that will shape apparel and accessories in the season to come! It’s no surprise to see their 2012 pick for color of the year, Tangerine Tango, featured heavily in their designer-made collections, but what does it mean for business apparel? It’s [...]
Doug and Dana in Stitches
The fine folks at Stitches Magazine have decided to feature us and a photo of our owners, Doug and Dana Bird before one of the walls in our famously crimson conference room in their latest issue. We were selected due to our bold use of color in the decoration of [...]
Do you find yourself squinting at your headwear, wondering how the awesome logo you dropped off with your decorator became this awful, cramped and tiny blob? Are you wishing for a retail look like your favorite promotional hat, or that cap you bought to support your favorite team? Do you wish that your headwear had the awesome visual impact of the stuff you see in the stores? We’re here to help.
This multimedia print and rough-cut appliqué was a hit for Sandia Prep
Though there are many trends we’ve seen rise and fall in the garment decoration industry, some of the processes, applications, and types of decoration that came through our doors this year seem destined either to dovetail into the next fashion-forward craze on the [...]