Tag: screen printed transfers

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

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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How to Choose the Best Heat Applied Transfer for Custom Printing

How to Choose the Best Heat Applied Transfer for Custom Printing

When you are creating custom apparel, which method or methods do you use? There are so many ways to decorate shirts and other apparel, such as screen printing, embroidery, heat transfers, DTG, and sublimation, just to name a few. Do you use a variety of these or stick with one way? Heat transfers are the […]






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My Customer Just Wants One Shirt

My Customer Just Wants One Shirt

Did you know that there are over 40 steps involved in processing your custom screen printed transfer order? The only difference between printing an order for 1 vs an order for 10 is 9 pieces of paper and the ink, both small parts of the cost. Every other part of the process is the same. […]






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When to Use Stretch Litho vs Elasti Prints?

When to Use Stretch Litho vs Elasti Prints?

Both of these custom transfer products apply to the same apparel types: polyester, cotton and poly/cotton blends and are the best product for 100% polyester that stretches such as performance wear, heat sensitive polyester and polypropylene items that need a lower temperature application. Both custom transfer products are sold by the 11.25 x 14 sheet, […]






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Stock Transfers vs Custom Transfers

Stock Transfers vs Custom Transfers

When you are new to a t-shirt business, some of the terminology can get confusing. Let’s talk about two common terms that will come up in your t-shirt business – stock transfers vs custom transfers. Stock transfers are transfers that have been printed in advance and you order without making any changes. For this reason, […]






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Week 2 of the Midwest ASI Roadshow

Week 2 of the Midwest ASI Roadshow

On the road again! Transfer Express is packing their bags and hitting the open road for the second week of the Midwest ASI Roadshow April 25-28. The show will be starting in Detroit, Michigan and ending in Chicago, Illinois. See below for the full schedule. This show provides a personal, one-on-one environment giving you a […]






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Selling Custom Shirts at a Track Meet

Selling Custom Shirts at a Track Meet

Selling shirts at an onsite event like a track meet can have both its challenges and rewards, but if done right, can be a most profitable day! With a portable heat press, like the Hotronix® Auto Clam, you can print shirts right at the event. Just be sure you have electrical power and a tent […]






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