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Advice for Proper Left-Chest Graphic Placement

Josh Ellsworth

Josh is the VP of sales, dealer channel for Stahls'. He deals in the sales and implementation of heat-applied, apparel-decorating systems with a focus on customization. He holds skills in the production, sale, and marketing of customized apparel. He presents seminars at trade shows and contributes articles to trade publications, like Printwear magazine.

When working with left-chest customization of heat transfers, make sure that you don’t fall into the common mistake of placing the graphic too far towards the arm of the garment. The oversized front panel creates a print area that is tempting to print closer to the sleeves, but all placements should fall within with the center of the shirt as a point of reference, and not so far left that it gets swallowed in the bagginess of the garment.