Heat Press Information and Tips

Information about heat presses, including helpful how-to information.

One Page Guide to Heat Transfer Placement

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One Page Guide to Heat Transfer Placement

You’ve got your heat press. You’ve got your shirts. You’ve got your transfers. GAH! Now, what? Never fear. The One Page Guide to Heat Transfer Placement is here! Simply follow the proper graphic below. For extra credit, let’s say you want to step outside of the box a little. Here are some ideas for creative, […]

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How to Win the Temperature War with your Heat Press

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How to Win the Temperature War with your Heat Press

Making a t-shirt from a heat transfer is like baking a cake. The “recipe” is an odd combination of art and science. In the case of our t-shirt, the three main ingredients are time, temperature and pressure. All three are important, but we find that when people are having issues with their transfers applying properly, […]

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Placement Tips for Printing the Back of Hoodies

Filed in Heat Press Information and Tips by on September 26, 2017
Placement Tips for Printing the Back of Hoodies

As the temperature begins to drop and the evenings get cooler, hoodies are a popular item for custom apparel. (View our hoodie buying guide for additional tips.) Hoodies can be tricky to print because of the seams and pockets. At the same time, there are a lot of printing areas on a hoodie that can […]

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Adding A Sleeve Print to Your Custom Transfer Order

Filed in Heat Press Information and Tips by on September 21, 2017 0 Comments
Adding A Sleeve Print to Your Custom Transfer Order

Upselling your customer to add a sleeve print is a great way to increase your t-shirt business profits.   You can charge extra for the addition of a second location but get the printing for free by adding it to your sheet when ordering your custom screen printed transfers.    There are three ways to create the […]

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Top 8 Signs that It’s Time to Invest in a New Heat Press

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Top 8 Signs that It’s Time to Invest in a New Heat Press

8. You are interested in starting your own business in less than 48 hours with under $1,000 in upfront costs. 7. A group that you’re involved in buys lots of t-shirts…such as a PTA/PTO group. Many schools find that it’s more economical to buy a press to supply their bookstore with apparel than it is […]

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8 Mistakes to Avoid for a Successful Heat Printed T-Shirt

Filed in Heat Press Information and Tips by on June 19, 2017
8 Mistakes to Avoid for a Successful Heat Printed T-Shirt

3…2…1… Beeeeep! Your heat press raises/swings away, only to find…. another messed up shirt. Uugh! If you have been heat printing for any amount of time, I’m sure this has happened to you at some point. Or, if you’re brand new, you’re worried about messing up your shirts. When you mess up a shirt, it […]

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Tips for Positioning Graphic Transfers on a V-Neck Shirt

Filed in Heat Press Information and Tips by on April 26, 2017
Tips for Positioning Graphic Transfers on a V-Neck Shirt

Decorating standard crew neck t-shirts will be a majority of your orders as a garment decorator. The standard t-shirt gives you a print area that is large and easy to print with your heat press. While most of your orders will be of this style of t-shirt, you will come across the need to decorate […]

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