May '14

For the Business of Apparel Decorating

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20 1 4 M ay Printwear | 105 embroidery thread axiom's 100 percent polyester Spyder Cord thread is produced from both raw and synthetic materials, which helps to ensure a reduction in puckering, thread breaks, and looping. appropriate for most ap- plications, from monogramming to embroidery, the unique construction of this thread makes Spyder Cord reportedly durable and easy to use. Spyder Cord is a 40-weight thread and is available on spools of either 1,000m or 5,000m cones and is available in 200 colors. Visit: | Call: 800-697-6523 PVC-free heat transfer Eco-Print is a printable heat transfer vinyl offered by Imprintables Warehouse. It's made of polyurethane, which means it's free of PVC and is more environmentally friendly. It requires no drying time. Suitable for light and dark fabrics, Eco- Print can be used with any solvent or eco-solvent printer. Other characteristics include a soft hand, superior durability, and excellent opacity, according to the company, which reports that the film offers a satin finish and reliable color accuracy. Eco-Print is offered in a 20" wide roll in lengths of 5-yards, 10-yards, 25-yards, and 50-yards. Visit: | Call: 800-347-0068 tearaway stabilizer Press & Tear is a needle-friendly, pressure-sensitive, adhesive tearaway stabilizer from Cotswold. It is suit- able for difficult jobs such as CD cases, heavy towels or blankets, collars and cuffs, socks, heavy jackets, etc. The stabilizer is a 1.5-oz. dense, wet laid non-directional, nonwoven tearaway that contains needle lubricants to promote needle glide and reduce sticky buildup. It tears away cleanly and easily leaving no "fuzzies" behind. Visit: | Call: 877-309-3553 Snapback cap Style 125-978 from OTTO International is a premium snapback pro style cap. It features a deeper crown, gray undervisor, and adjustable plastic snap closure. Two-tone colors have contrasting color button and closure. The 15/85 wool/acrylic style is available in 10 solid colors and 16 two-tone colors including new colors burgundy maroon, red/navy/navy, navy/red/red, gold/purple/purple, orange/royal/ royal, and aqua/black/black. Visit: | Call: 800-826-8903 Customizable web stores InkSoft allows decorators to create customized web stores for schools, athletic organizations, cor- porations, and others using software offered by InkSoft. InkSoft's web store capabilities allow users to offer custom or preprinted products. It features built-in shopping carts, fundraiser and commis- sion tracking, marketing tools, and is integrated with FedEx, UPS, and USPS. It also allows users to manage multiple web stores. The company offers free technical support, training, and marketing education with all of its products. Visit: | Call: 800-410-3048 retail-branded button-ups Vantage apparel expands its retail brand offering with the addition of Van Heusen. Vantage now offers a classic assortment of button-down shirts for men and women in solid, striped, and patterned fabrics from the company. Visit: | Call: 800-221-0020 Pennants New dye-sublimation custom pennants from Dalco athletic are made of heavyweight felt and come in two sizes. The small pennants are 8" X 12", and the large pennants are 12" X 18". They can be printed in a vertical or horizontal format. Users can choose the mascot, organization's name, and a background color. an optional contrasting-color border also is available. Dalco offers stock mascots or decorators can send in their own mascot artwork. Options include the classic pennant text or oversized mascot layout. Stock fonts include collegiate, plain block, brush script, athletic script, or fonts can be customized. Other options include grommets and personalizing with a name and number. Visit: | Call: 800-288-3252 rhinestone flock Heat Transfer Warehouse introduces Premium Rhinestone Template Flock. This Premium Template Flock allows decorators to make their own rhinestone transfers with any combination of cutter and rhinestone software. The flock comes in 12" and 24" varieties. The flock is a compatible thickness for applying it back on the carrier and storing designs for later use. Heat Transfer Warehouse Premium Rhinestone Template Flock is available for purchase on the company website and comes in a variety of cut roll lengths. Visit: | Call: 888-819-4421 Sustainable t The anvil 450 adult anvilSustainable T offers contemporary styling and a 50/50 blend of organic ring-spun cotton/post-consumer P.E.T. recycled polyester. This 4.8-oz. pre-shrunk 30/1 singles garment is offered in XS–3X and colors white, black, heather black, heather blue, heather charcoal, heather green, heather purple, independence red, navy, raspberry, red, and violet. Its features include tubular construction, shoul- der-to-shoulder tape, a seamed collar, and a double-needle sleeve and bottom hem. Relabeling is easy with a Tearaway label, and Oeko-Tex Standard 100 certification assures this shirt is free of harmful substances. Visit: | Call: 877-445-3265 Dark garment heat transfers RhinoTech introduces the RT Sunangel DaRK systems. These include heat transfer papers with printers that offer vibrant Daybold Fluorescent color and white toners, and a system that features CMyK and white toners. RT Sunangel Dark transfer media is a weedless system. It enables operators to produce finely detailed, rich color, and fluorescent images while reportedly reducing production time. For opera- tors already using SingleStep and SinglePrint heat transfer paper from RhinoTech, these papers can also be easily incorporated into the RT Sunangel systems. Visit: | Call: 888-717-4466 pw PW_MAY14.indd 105 4/17/14 10:17 AM

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