Tracy Takes On…. “I’m Confused, Tell me What I Need?” Part VI

tracytakesonWell… these blogs are turning into a Michael Meyers, Halloween Part 185 type thing, aren’t they? They keep coming back to haunt us with more useless knowledge.

Now, what else is left?

Oh yes, vinyl transfers. You will need a vinyl cutter to cut the material and a heat press to apply it. You can find vinyl in a wide range of colors, prints, glitters, fluorescents, reflectives, puffs, and so on. There are different vinyls for different substrates – from nylon and cotton to spandex and polyester. Vinyl is very popular in the athletic apparel market, in applying pre-cut names, numbers and logos to athletic jerseys. Continue reading “Tracy Takes On…. “I’m Confused, Tell me What I Need?” Part VI”

Digital Printing on Vinyl

I sat in on a wonderful training session today with Michael Pettit of FDC Graphic Films. He came to Coastal Business Supplies, Inc. today to provide us more details on their product line. We are excited to help people find the right products for their needs.

The amazing part is the huge amount of potential products people can expand into when they add digital printed media to their line. Here are just a few of the things you can do:

EasyWeed is Easily the Easiest!

We used EasyWeed Stretch on these boxing shorts to create a durable and stretchy design!

Of all my favorite ways to make cool t-shirts here working at Coastal Business, I am especially partial to vinyl transfers. They’re light in hand, with great durability, and come in a wide variety of colors, textures, and even special effects to really make a t-shirt design POP at a customer. And when your mind is on your design, it’s nice to have a product like EasyWeed to take the additional guesswork out of creating your garment.

EasyWeed, the family of heat transfer vinyl by Siser, is a popular choice for apparel decorators. It’s simple to cut and apply, works well on a wide variety of fabric types, and appeals to customers due to its soft, thin properties. It’s also been around for quite awhile, so the company has earned a pretty good reputation in the industry for making a consistently performing product. Continue reading “EasyWeed is Easily the Easiest!”