Recently A&E Magazine asked me a few questions about the sublimation of promotional products. Here are these answers to the questions; What are some “out of the box” substrates to sublimate? How can all-over sublimation be applied to promotional products? What are the biggest challenges to sublimating hard substrates?Read More A&E Magazine Q&A Sublimation Promotional Products
Recently Printwear Magazine asked me a few questions about sublimation of apparel. Here are these answers to the questions; What can apparel sublimation do for my shop? and What are some advantages/disadvantages to all-over apparel sublimation? What are your thoughts?Read More Printwear Magazine Q&A Sublimation Apparel
To me, there are only two drawbacks to sublimation and with some creativity, you can easily overcome them in your decorating business. Those 2 restrictions are the lack of white ink in the process and the fact that sublimation ink only transfers and bonds to polyester.Read More Q&A: Are there any fabric or image color restrictions involved with sublimation?
I do think the demand for customization is only going to grow and believe it could even drastically change how we buy our clothing etc. I think this will affect the industry because it is going to change the humble t-shirt. In a recent talk I heard by Charles Ohiaeri, Chief Fulfillment Officer of Zazzle […]Read More Q&A: Where are you expecting demand for customized products will go over the next few years?
In the sublimation world there is the holiday gift giving season and then all of the rest. Most sublimators triple or quadruple their business during the holiday season, and a very popular product is a ceramic ornament that can be imaged on both side. Pressing one side than the next can be done, but many […]Read More How to Transfer a Double-Sided Ceramic Ornament
Sublimation is still growing in the garment decorating world and I really don’t see it slowing down anytime soon. As I mentioned in a recent Impressions article, the consumers and the retailers are demanding a faster turnaround time and smaller minimum order amounts. With the wider range of polyester fabrics available today, as compared to […]Read More Maximizing Your Profit by Choosing Sublimation
Sublimation as a process can be somewhat interpretive and there are at times many ways you can get from point A to point B and still make a product that could be salable But just because you can do it one way, does not mean that ultimately that is the best way to do it and in the long run […]Read More 5 Best Practices of a Good Sublimation Professional
The promotional products industry is estimated by PPAI to be a $21 billion dollar plus industry and growing according to their report from 2016. Many people think of the promotional products industry as a space for trinkets and trash or an occasional single color 50/50 shirt order. The space is so much more and if […]Read More Promotional Products Success with Sublimation