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The Latest Decoration Techniques

November 3, 2020

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. It’s time to catch up with our Decorator and Digital Solutions team to see what decoration techniques have been keeping them busy lately. These up-and-coming techniques are making a big splash and catching customers’ attention everywhere. One of the trending techniques that has had the biggest impact … Continued

Adding Lasers to Your Decoration Toolbox

June 23, 2020

Smoke! Fire! Flashing laser beams! It sounds like the first scene in a new Terminator movie, but today’s subject is actually a growing trend in apparel decoration techniques. Laser cutting and etching isn’t new to the world of promotional apparel. It’s been around for a while, and the ways lasers are used in apparel decoration … Continued

Adding UV Printing To Your Decoration Toolset

March 17, 2020

It’s not every day that we get to talk about a new decoration technique. Which is why we’re pretty excited about the latest addition to our embellishment toolbox: UV Printing. This is a technique that’s been developing over the last few years. UV Printing is based on inkjet printing technology, modified to print on surfaces … Continued

Super Trends in Decoration 2020

January 28, 2020

There was once an idea, to bring together a group of remarkable decoration techniques. To see if they would work when we needed them most, to impress our customers with things they’d never seen before. True believers, it’s that time again. Come with us and discover the latest and greatest apparel decoration trends, just in … Continued

Keep Your Decoration Skills Sharp

October 15, 2019

As a decorator, you know that there’s always more to learn. Staying on top of the latest trends and techniques can set you apart from the local competition. It’s also a way to keep your day-to-day work interesting – who doesn’t like learning new tricks? With that in mind, we had SanMar’s decoration guru, Jason … Continued

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

Top T-Shirt Moments in 2018 Pop Culture

December 18, 2018

On-demand printing makes it easy to take a moment in time and turn it into a t-shirt that can live on for months or, even, years to come. Some of the most popular moments in 2018 were immortalized on that favorite cotton (or cotton blend) top. Take a walk down Memory Lane to look back … Continued

Super Trends in Decoration

October 23, 2018

Look, up on the shelf! It’s a bird! It’s a brand! It’s the latest trends in apparel decoration! As a decorator, you know that the customer is the hero of a story you’re telling together. The techniques you use are the tools in your toolbelt that will conquer the forces of bland apparel. Allow us … Continued

Decorating Tips: Bags and Caps

October 9, 2018

As a decorator working with imprinted apparel, you can get by on the basics, but keeping up with the latest decoration trends and techniques can be critical to staying competitive, and will give you more tools to delight your customers. Seeing how other decorators overcome the same challenges you face can is another way you … Continued

Why Outerwear Packs a Punch

September 18, 2018

From jackets to vests to fleece, outerwear is the perfect combination of value and versatility. Almost half of all Americans own a promotional jacket or fleece, and because of it’s high perceived value, they hold onto these promotional pieces for years Outerwear is also versatile. Since jackets can be worn in all sorts of conditions, … Continued