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. 

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Keep your screen-printing stencil wet with this simple step. 
Image courtesy Heat Transfer Warehouse
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Find out how to complete this heat transfer method and when you'd most likely use it. 
Image courtesy OmniPrint
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Learn about the process of pretreatment and why it's important for D2 printing. 
sales strategies
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Find out how these little yeses can lead to a sale. 
overprinting
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Learn the purpose of this screen-printing technique. 
Image courtesy Encyclopedia of Garment Decorating
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Are you fine-tuning your screens? Learn about micro-registration in this Term of the Week. 
reverse appliqué
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Learn more about this embroidery technique. 
Hand feel
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Add some ink terminology to your apparel-decoration glossary.  
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Learn about this laser technology's applications and wattage. 
Image courtesy Melco
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Get a basic definition of stitch lines in this term of the week. 

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