December '14

For the Business of Apparel Decorating

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2 | PRINTWEAR D EC E M B E R 20 1 4 © 2014 National Business Media, Inc., all rights reserved. Printwear (ISSN 1522-7898) is published monthly plus an extra issue in March by National Business Media, Inc., 2800 W. Midway Blvd, Broomfield, CO 80020; (303) 469-0424; Fax (303) 469-5730. Subscription rates in the US: One year, 45; Two years, $80; Three years, $108. Canada: One year, $76; Two years, $142; Three years, $201 (U.S. funds). Mexico/International: One year, $98; Two years, $186; Three years, $267 (U.S. funds). Periodicals Postage Paid at Broomfield, CO 80020 and additional mailing offices. USPS/National Business Media Automatable Poly. POSTMASTER: Please send address changes to Printwear, PO Box 460353, Escondido, CA 92046-0353. All items submitted to Printwear become the sole property of Printwear and National Business Media, Inc. and December not be reproduced without the written consent of the publisher. Advertisers and/or their agencies, jointly and severally, assume all liabilities for printed advertisements in Printwear. Opinions expressed in Printwear may not necessarily reflect the opinion of the magazine, its management or its advertisers. Letters, pictures and manuscripts welcome. Contents | December 2014 | Volume 28 | Number 3 30 46 70 82 On Our Cover Get rolling on your 2015 business plan! Whether it's new techniques, styles, or equipment, Printwear has you covered. Special thanks to Cutter & Buck for the use of their image on our cover. Find these new styles and more, starting on page 36. PRINTWEAR PASSWORD THIS ISSUE'S INDUSTRY TERM IS: SATIN STITCHING Satin stitching is a sequence of flat, paral- lel stitches that fill an area of fabric. This type of stitching results in a raised surface with a glossy, smooth texture similar to satin—hence its name. (SEE PAGE 60) F eatures 30 GET AHEAD OF THE CURVE Printwear looks at how decorators can make 2015 trends work for their bottom line. 36 STYLE SHOWCASE: NEW STYLES FOR 2015 Find the best new styles for the upcoming year. 46 FASHIONABLE HUES Scott Craig explores next year's hot color palettes. 70 TRENDS IN TECHNOLOGY Printwear examines the latest advancement in apparel decorating technology. 74 SCREEN PRINTING STARTUP EQUIPMENT Explore the necessary machinery for a startup screen printing business from John Levocz. 78 PROPER SCREEN RECLAIMING Terry Keeven explains how to reclaim screens for improved productivity and print quality. 82 SUBLIMATION STARTUP GUIDE Enter the sublimation business with these tips from Robin Kavanagh. 86 TECH SHOWCASE: STARTUP EQUIPMENT Jumpstart an apparel decorating business with complete packages and turnkey equipment options. 92 LITHOGRAPHIC OFFSET TRANSFERS Chris Pluck outlines the history and future of these graphics. 94 CREATE A BUZZ Improve your social media plan with these guidelines from Kristine Shreve. 98 WATCH YOUR BOTTOM LINE Work with suppliers to get the best pricing. Marc Vila offers negotiating tips.

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