September '17

For the Business of Apparel Decorating

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2 0 1 7 S E P T E M B E R P R I N T W E A R || 19 Hi Lon, Lunch would be great! We have a favorite hangout just down the street from us. We can just meet you there at noon and come back here afterwards if necessary. Do you want us to bring anything, or are we just going to dis- cuss ideas? We have an image that we have used in a banner that incorporates Pikes Peak and Garden of the Gods. We like the fact it represents the community that we work in and LOVE. Please see if it is something you can use, or perhaps we can incorporate some of the components in the shirt design. Looking forward to getting together! Lura & Steve MAKING THE MOMENT So, the project began over a greasy burger and an ice cold Fresca. Be- cause they were celebrating their 40th in the biz, they really wanted to commemorate this historic event with a great design using some of the references and direction provided. Shirt Stop is located in Colorado Springs, an historic area that still represents the long-gone days of the Old West. We decided to go with an old western motif that harkened back to the time of old saloon signs with the painted wood treatment and frame work that was indicative of that era. We did the research and referenced photos to achieve the desired result. The Springs, as we locals call it, has a few well known natural wonders like Pikes Peak and Garden of the Gods, which Lura suggested we incorporate into the design. Nearly every element of the transfer material from Roland that weeds easily, smoothly transfers, and produces a "screen printed" look on cotton, polyester and poly/cotton. As part of a digital inkjet printer workflow, HeatSoft SATIN produces high-resolution results with a wide color gamut, smoother gradations and cleaner lines – plus none of the mess or hassle of screen-printing. LOOKS SCREEN PRINTS CLEAN See custom apparel solutions at CPSIA certified safe for babies, toddlers and you. HeatSoft SATIN is

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