Screen Printing vs. Iron On Transfers for T-Shirts

March 29, 2019 |  Post by: Bulk Apparel

Choosing iron-on transfers or screen-printing is a key decision for decorative t-shirt professionals when they receive an order. Size of order, durability, details required, color hues, overlapping, and labor costs are all important factors when choosing between heat transfer and screen printing.   The choice between using transfer paper or screen-printing was at one time …

Spring Fashion Trends in 2019

March 21, 2019 |  Post by: Bulk Apparel

Throwbacks are common on the runways of Fashion Week, and 2019 is no exception. Fashion trends for Spring 2019 includes new designs of old trends highlighted with invigorating, engaging colors.   On the Spring 2019 runways of Fashion Week, throwbacks include hippie attire in the form of tie-dye, which features bright new colors using a …

The Best Green T-Shirts for St. Patrick’s Day

March 15, 2019 |  Post by: Bulk Apparel

Once an ethnic commemoration celebrating Irish roots, St. Patrick’s Day has evolved into a top ten spending holiday in the US. The 2018 figures from the National Retail Federation predicted St. Patty’s Day spending would hit $5.9 billion, directly behind Halloween in holiday related retail purchases.   Predictions are highlighting continued explosive retail spending growth …

Why Safety Green Is Not Just For Workwear

March 8, 2019 |  Post by: Bulk Apparel

Safety green is an internationally recognized color for high visibility. Described as fluorescent or day-glow green, it is a highly visible bright color that stands out from surrounding environments. Safety green is a mint green combined with bright yellow that makes it a color with superior visibility. This work safety color is used in accordance …

Should you Choose Tear-Away Tags or Tagless Shirts?

March 1, 2019 |  Post by: Bulk Apparel

Clothing options for retailers and screen-printing businesses are chock full of choices. No longer limited in fabric blends, colors, styles, stitching or tags. Tagless shirts are available across a wide spectrum of choices for clothing retailers. Tearaway tags are now also a choice in most shirt styles including short sleeves and long sleeves.   How …

Selling Tips Every Clothing Retailer Should Know

February 23, 2019 |  Post by: Bulk Apparel

Selling is selling and retail is retail, are not independent statements. Combining the two is essential in growing your business as an apparel retailer. Clothing retailers can increase sales by implementing the following cost-free essential retail selling tips.   Know Your Cost   Before you even interact with a customer, it is vital for a clothing …

What We’re Most Excited to See at the 2019 ISS Trade Show

February 15, 2019 |  Post by: Bulk Apparel

Imprinted Sportswear Show (ISS) is an industry-leading trade show and conference attended by manufacturers, wholesalers, and distributors throughout the field. Over 400 exhibitors present their new lines in printable apparel, while the printing industry shows off their latest innovations in the state-of-the-art printing processes and techniques.   What is the ISS Trade Show?   The …

What We Love About Bella+Canvas in 2019

February 8, 2019 |  Post by: Bulk Apparel

Continuing to bring fashion wear from the runways to the streets, Bella+Canvas once again leads the way in wholesale fashion in 2019. Staying on top of the latest trends, much of the 2019 collection will reflect the cropped styles of the 1990s.  Bella+Canvas is on board bringing the look to a new dimension with the …

3 Scenarios Where Polyester Fabric is a Must

February 2, 2019 |  Post by: Bulk Apparel

The origins of polyester began in the duPont laboratory of W.H. Carothers. While working on his experiments with a group of polymers formed by combining alcohols and carboxyl acids, the basis for polyester fabric, Mr. Carothers discovered nylon. Five years later in 1951, polyester made its debut to the American public as the “Miracle Fabric.” …

What You’ll Need to Start Your Own Screen Printing Business

January 25, 2019 |  Post by: Bulk Apparel

It can seem too much to handle. Running a screen printing business not only requires a highly technical skill set and an unwavering commitment to unbridled creativity, but it also requires a substantial investment in numerous pieces of expensive screen printing equipment. Although a screen printing business can appear stacked wall-to-wall with machinery, you actually …