Decorator Relations Blog:

Embracing Sustainability: Paving the Way For Eco-Friendly Fashion

August 1, 2023

Sustainable garment decoration has been gaining momentum in recent years, as brands and consumers seek greener alternatives to traditional decoration methods. Explore the concept of sustainable garment decoration in detail and learn about some of the most innovative and eco-conscious techniques being used in the industry today.

Decoration Spec Sheets or Magic 8-Ball?

June 6, 2023

Decoration Spec sheets give you an excellent starting point for pre-production testing on SanMar products, and are constantly being updated from valuable decorator feedback. Take a closer look at our Decoration Spec Sheets and how they can put you in a position for success when learning how to decorate on new products.

Dye Sublimation Printing: All-Over and Spot Sublimation

January 26, 2023

Many customers at decoration shows I’ve worked in the last year are interested in learning about sublimation on apparel. At the shows, I see apparel companies that do all-over dye sublimation on t-shirts, bowling shirts, polos, bags and towels. You can customize team jerseys, dance uniforms and restaurant uniforms with this decoration technique. In most … Continued

Managing the Seams When Sublimating Gaiters

December 16, 2020

Neck gaiters are growing in popularity and are usually made from 100% polyester, which makes them ideal for sublimation. We’ve fielded many questions about how to sublimate gaiters all over without gaps or white seams showing. Some gaiters are completely tubular (no sewn seam) and some have a seam down the back or side. The … Continued