The How-To Heat Print Experts

 

"Billboard" or across the shoulder lettering on the back of shirts is extremely popular. Click on this how-to video links to see how its done.

Josh Ellsworth talks about “billboard” or across the shoulder lettering on the back of shirts at the recent SGIA Expo. Click on this how-to video links to see how its done.

One thing many of the booth visitors we met at the recent SGIA Expo had in common– they were all looking for how-to information and new ideas. And of course, ways to expand their businesses–who isn’t these days?  They came to the right booth, because our heat printing experts were giving live demos and helping people improve their productivity without stopping. (Later this week I’ll be posting another great video of our experts having a lot of fun with the topic of heat printing) But even if you weren’t able to make it to the show, you can still get the how-to information everyone is looking for from the comfort of your desktop by registering for an upcoming Stahls’ TV presentation. What were show visitors looking at?  In addition to huge interest in digital media and full color CAD-PRINTZ, there was a lot of activity around the Rip-Away demonstration, where we had an embroidery machine at work in order to show people how easy it is to get great applique looks. We now have 5 heat transfer materials that can be stitched, “ripped” and heat pressed to create fast and easy applique looks. Click here for a video on how Rip-Away works. There was also quite an interest in “billboard” lettering, also known as “across the shoulder” lettering on long sleeve shirts. To learn how to create billboard lettering with transfers, click here. To learn how to create billboard lettering with heat transfer materials, click here.  There are going to be many more opportunities to learn how to heat print. Stahls TV channel, which is dedicated to educating decorators on everything from the basics to the latest heat printing techniques. Here are two upcoming Stahls’ TV events for which you can register. Remember, these are live interactive sessions, which means you have the ability for you to have all your questions answered live throughout the presentation. For a complete listing of upcoming Stahls’ TV presentations, click here.  You can sign up for the two sessions listed below by clicking on the links below the course descriptions.

The Bling Report – Trends that Make Sales Sparkle 
STAHLS TV on November 3rd 11:00 am – 12:30 pm EST
 
Hosted by Courtney Matlick-Kubitza, Stahls’ CAD-CUT® Direct

Make your business sparkle and shine by dazzling your customers with the latest trends in bling. You’ll learn new ways customize apparel with glitter, rhinestones, sequins, metallic, and bling appliqué. 

Sign up to attend one of these live, online how-to classes on Nov. 3 and Nov. 4th, presented by Courtney.

Sign up to attend one of these live, online how-to classes on Nov. 3 and Nov. 4th, presented by Courtney.



In this class you’ll learn:

  • How to embellish apparel and promotional items with the latest bling technologies.
  • Ways to mix together a variety of bling finishes to take designs to the next level, from glitter and rhinestones to sequins and foils.
  • How to use your heat press, vinyl cutter, or embroidery machine to create the latest trends in bling

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Click here to register for this Stahls’ TV class


Stahls’ Heat Press Success Class
STAHLS’ TV on November 4th 11:00 am – 12:30 pm EST
 
Hosted by Courtney Matlick-Kubitza, Stahls’ CAD-CUT® Direct

With your new Hotronix® heat press, you can decorate thousands of items with thousands of different heat transfers. Stahls’ and Stahls’ Transfer Express® are the largest manufacturers of heat press machines and heat transfers in the US. This 2-hour class will make sense of the products they offer while showing you how to make money with your heat press. 

In this class you will learn:

  • How to load virtually any item onto your heat press for decoration
  • Different cover sheets and when to use each one
  • How to choose the perfect heat transfer for your job
  • How to make money with number and letter personalization
  • How to heat apply bling effects
  • How to heat apply foil
  • How to make the most of your rhinestone transfer options
  • How to achieve fashionable finishes with distressed transfers

Click here to register. 

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CAD-Printz full color transfers are the answer for customers that don't want to limit the number of colors in their logos, a growing trend.

CAD-Printz full color transfers are the answer for customers that don’t want to limit the number of colors in their logos, a growing trend.

Mark Merola demonstrates our new Laser Alignment system from Hotronix. You'll never mess up graphic placement again with this sought-after accessory. Works with ANY heat press.

Mark Merola demonstrates our new Laser Alignment system from Hotronix. You’ll never mess up graphic placement again with this sought-after accessory. Works with ANY heat press.

Yes, you can personalize just about anything you can put under a heat press, like these slipper boots. Perfect for gifts.

Yes, you can personalize just about anything you can put under a heat press, like these slipper boots. Perfect for gifts.

There's more to printing on tees than across the front or back of the shirt. Don't forget to add interest with sleeve prints.

There’s more to printing on tees than across the front or back of the shirt. Don’t forget to add interest with sleeve prints.

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