Term of the Week

Each week Printwear turns to industry experts to learn more about the terms used in the apparel and apparel decoration industry, as well as the business realm. Contact Printwear's digital content editor, Alexandria Arroyo, if you're interested in the opportunity to be featured. 

simulated zig-zag stitch
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Achieve a sewn look with this appliqué heat transfer product. 
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Image courtesy Stahls'
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Familiarize yourself with this cutter terminology. 
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Image courtesy The M&R Companies
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Find out how this art process can save your screen printing business time and money. 
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uvp
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Have you pinpointed your unique value proposition?
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Howard Custom Transfers
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Find out when this issue commonly occurs and how to avoid it. 
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screen printing inks
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Do you know if your ink is long- or short-bodied?
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prosumer
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Erich Campbell expands on prosumer-grade embroidery equipment and the blurring lines between a decoration enthusiast and a producing professional.
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techno-performance shirt
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Find out what this term means in the world of placket shirts. 
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An example of kiss cut appliqué. (Image courtesy Andrea Bommarito, ZSK Machines)
An example of kiss cut appliqué. (Image courtesy Andrea Bommarito, ZSK Machines)
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Find out how this technique improves efficiency with multicolor jobs. 
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Image courtesy PolyOne
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Learn about the characteristics that set this ink apart from more traditional options. 
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