Fabric Blog:

Decoration Techniques for Tough Fabrics

April 2, 2019

“How am I supposed to do that?” You might not ask a question like this out loud when you’re faced with a decoration dilemma, but be honest — you’ve probably had the thought. You know how it goes: the moment you think you’ve got it all down pat, you discover a new trend or are … Continued

Fabric-Mixing with Trend-Right Results

May 8, 2018

Modern professionals are looking for clothing that is stylish, comfortable and versatile. People don’t want to settle for the same old boring basics that have been seen for years. Instead, they are eager to find styles that can transition easily from the office to play. One of the exciting new trends being seen in women’s … Continued

Super Stain-Resistant, Super Stylish, SuperPro

November 10, 2016

One table needs menus. Another’s signaling for the check. The other is full of famished folks tapping their watches, waiting for their meals to arrive. While one busy server tries to take care of all three at once, the coffee she’s whisking to another table just spilled on her shirt. Not to worry, she is … Continued

Wearables: Not Just for Watches Anymore

September 27, 2016

Imagine this: you’re running along your usual route and think you’re pushing yourself to a new level, but you check your phone, and guess what? Your favorite fitness app just received data from your shirt — yes, your shirt — that reports otherwise. Now that’s what you call a smart garment. Connected clothing. Before long … Continued

Flock & Foil with Stahls’ TV

July 12, 2016

Project Press It is a weekly video series created by Stahls’ TV to provide weekly inspiration for the apparel decorator looking to step-out of the box and get ahead of the competition. This fun and exciting series includes how to decorate garments with a heat press and heat transfer vinyl for unique designs that give decorators new ideas, including this innovative, 3D, … Continued

Don’t Sweat It: Performance Fabrics are on the Job

June 7, 2016

Sweat. It’s par for the course when you’re putting out hardcore effort. Sweat gets rid of toxins, cools the body and cleans pores. It does a body good but we don’t want it hanging around — especially if we’re planning on cycling to work. Enter performance fabrics. Wicking away sweat is just the beginning of … Continued

Going Behind the Seams of “A T-Shirt Story”

April 12, 2016

SanMar recently partnered with Hanes to launch “A T-Shirt Story” highlighting all the steps that go into creating a t-shirt. From a cotton field to the soccer field, it’s a long journey that creates opportunities while building connections. We sat down with SanMar’s Senior Videographer Corbin Gross to talk about his experiences, including a trip … Continued

Solving the Biggest Decorator Challenges

April 6, 2016

The SanMar Decorator Relations team works with its vast network of decorators around the country to test new techniques, equipment and tools. The goal is to understand the ideal decorating methods for every product SanMar offers and to recommend how to solve some of the biggest decorator challenges. Customers regularly contact SanMar for guidance and … Continued

Go Inside Outerwear with our Online Resource

October 26, 2015

SanMar offers nearly 300 jackets, fleece options, pullovers and vests ideal for everything from a chilly evening to the coldest of winter days. To help find the right style for your customers we’ve launched an online outerwear resource, loaded with the latest styles, education and sales tips. Want to brush up on outerwear trends or … Continued

Advice From a Sales Veteran

October 15, 2015

We sat down with Dan Tushar, SanMar’s National Sales Manager, to get some pearls of wisdom from his 20 years of industry experience. Offer Options You have likely worked with a customer at one time or another who asked for a quote on a very specific product. Perhaps they wanted 5,000 t-shirts for a charity … Continued