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Gain Knowledge in Embroidery, Direct To Garment Printing, Rhinestones and Spangles

History of Embroidery

mbroidery, the art of forming decorative designs with hand or machine needlework, has been around nearly as long as clothing itself. Evidence shows that Ancient Egyptians, Babylonians, Phoenicians and Hebrews used embroidery for decorating their...

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DTG Printer FAQ

Questions and Answers about Printing with Direct to Garment Printers  The following were taken from one or more of our live online demonstrations of the DTG M2. If you don't see YOUR question here, please choose the chat button in the bottom right of your screen or...

Learn About T Shirt Printing

T Shirt Printing Machine Glossary Direct to Garment Printer Terms   T Shirt Printing Machine – a machine that prints directly onto t-shirts or other garments. Usually an ink jet printer specifically designed to print custom t shirts. Direct to Garment Printer –...

History of Direct to Garment Printing

Digital Printing Technology  Learning more about the history Direct to Garment Printing, the technology and the companies that do the manufacturing will give you a great framework for sifting through the products available today and the editorial comments about direct...

Rhinestone Glossary

Useful terms for entrepreneurs interested in the rhinestone business, or custom t-shirt business. Rhinestone – according to Wikipedia, a rhinestone is a simulated gem made from crystal, glass or acrylic. The word Rhinestone was coined because the original product was...

Getting Into The Rhinestone Business

The Rhinestone Business Look in almost any closet in America and you will find apparel decorated with Rhinestones, Rhinestuds or Nailheads. From high fashion camisoles to “Football Mom” t-shirts, the market for bling has never been better. Many of the designs you see...

Learn about Spangles & Sequins

About Sequins and Spangles Everyone has seen sequins in contemporary fashion. They’re popular on almost every line of women’s clothing and retail outlets including Victoria Secret, Nordstrom’s, Anthropologie, Bebe and Forever21. Sequin cheerleading outfits and...