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Promotional Products Package: The Burning of Zozobra

Attention is what promotional products are all about!

It’s no secret that promotional products get your name and image out into the public eye and provide a great deal of return.  Each time your image is seen costs less for promotional products than almost any other form of advertising. That’s why, even in our largely digital […]

More than a Dream: Black Duck’s Decorated Apparel Showroom in Wearables Magazine

In October’s “Dream Shop” issue of industry powerhouse Wearables Magazine, Black Duck‘s showroom garnered high praise in a case study of the key features garment decorators can add to their shops to differentiate themselves from their competition.

In the article, the unique features of our decorated apparel showroom, from the categorized, easy to explore display spaces, […]

Black Duck Embroiders Performance Polo for Wearables Magazine Cover

When you want to represent ‘The Perfect Order’, you can always call on Black Duck Embroidery and Screen Printing. At least, that’s what the good people of Wearables Magazine decided for their most recent cover art! Our award-winning embroidery digitizer and our team of expert embroiderers set about making a simple embroidery as stunning as […]

Black Duck in Stitches Magazine’s “Top Shops 2015”

Black Duck Screen Printing and Embroidery earned another national honor as Stitches Magazine saw fit to select us as one of only four shops featured in their recent list of ‘Top Shops’ for 2015, taking the first position in the article. Hailed as ‘The Problem Solvers’, Black Duck was selected both for our ability to […]

Runners-Up, but Still Running Strong!

This awesome band shirt would look great on any rock crew member, but it was created specifically for our final multimedia entry.

While it may be true that everybody would rather win first place in any contest when given the choice, when you are in the kind of company we shared during Wearables Magazine‘s Top […]

What is Sublimation Printing and What Can It Do for You?

All-Over Sublimation at Black Duck, of Black Duck!

You may have heard the term ‘sublimation’ going around lately. Some apparel decorators call it dye-sub, or dye sublimation printing, but no matter what you call it, sublimation printing is a versatile, digital printing method that opens up a world of opportunities to any consumer of decorated […]

Embroidery Innovators at Black Duck Premier new 3D Product for EnMart

When the decorated apparel industry looks for new techniques and styles, Albuquerque’s own Black Duck is always on their radar. When the illustrious EnMart, suppliers of quality products for the embroidery and heat-printing industries wanted to launch their entirely new product for producing three-dimensional embroidery, they only had one decorator (and digitizer 😉 )  in […]

What is AppliquĂ©? – Machine Embroidery Basics

(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 […]

Black Duck’s work for Il Vicino featured in Impressions Magazine’s Embroidery Digitizing Artistry Gallery!

The staff at Impressions Magazine have seen fit to feature yet another one of our designs in their latest online gallery!

This cap for Il Vicino's new I.V. Brewery and Canteen is a great rendition of their classic canteen logo.

This time, we’re being hailed for our Embroidery Digitizing Artistry in creating this simple, clean and […]