3 Tips to Help You Choose the Best Custom Label For Your Business

When it comes to custom woven label designs, you can never be too exact. Taking the time to craft a label or logo that truly reflects your business's values and goals is the key to making a big impact when used on any type of branded apparel. If you're wondering how to design a label [...]

3 Tips to Help You Choose the Best Custom Label For Your Business2018-09-20T20:08:30+00:00

Why Does Your Business Need Branded Apparel?

It seems as though many businesses dramatically underestimate the promotional effects that customized branded apparel can provide. Even though consumers are exposed to an average of 3,000 ads and promotional messages every day, there's something to be said about a company that's getting its name out their not through traditional marketing and advertising, but with [...]

Why Does Your Business Need Branded Apparel?2018-09-17T20:05:54+00:00

Sublimation Printing

 Let's take a second to dig into sublimation printing, also know as dye-sub.  Sublimation uses heat and pressure to transfer an image from a printed sheet onto a fabric sub-straight (surface you print on).  Because sublimation printing is only compatible with 100% polyester garments you'll find it more commonly used in athletic applications like [...]

Sublimation Printing2018-08-04T01:16:54+00:00

Simulated Process Printing and CMYK Process Printing

Alright let's take a look at Simulated Process and CMYK screen-printing methods. To fully understand what they are and why they are so commonly used you must first understand that screen-printing has two major limitations when it comes to full color renderings. First let's just say that screen-printing is limited to 7-8 colors, our largest [...]

Simulated Process Printing and CMYK Process Printing2018-04-26T14:09:01+00:00

Embroidery Basics

Welcome to embroidery basics where we'll take a second to look at the sewout process from start to finish. First thing to take into consideration is the resolution limitations of embroidery. The smallest stitch is about 2 - 3 millimeters across or roughly the thickness of a penny and the longest stitch is about 7 [...]

Embroidery Basics2018-03-18T19:52:00+00:00

Screen Printing Basics

We know that the screen printing process can be hard to understand so we wanted to take a second and go over the key factors involved. All projects start at the art and garment, we need to discern what process would be ideal to render the screen stencils and to what material the print will be [...]

Screen Printing Basics2018-03-18T17:42:58+00:00

Sourced Garments 101

Welcome to sourced garments 101, this post is intended to help you find the right garment for your project. It’s a lot of information to take in; but we hope this empowers you to make the right decision in choosing your garment(s). You’ll find just about anything you’re looking for through our preferred vendor [...]

Sourced Garments 1012018-03-04T06:34:15+00:00

A Guide to Sizing Your Graphics

Let’s dig into sizing your art and the chief factors to consider. First understand that setups do not change size, putting together the screen stencils for printing or digitizing the art for embroidery is done to a static dimension. Making changes to these requires an entire new set up. That’s why we recommend that you [...]

A Guide to Sizing Your Graphics2018-03-04T18:47:38+00:00

Custom Patches and Woven Labels

With all the custom patches and labels we’ve been doing lately we thought it would be good idea to put together a gallery showing what the different constructions look like. Feel free to reach out with any questions and take care of your project. This one for Seismic NW would be considered full [...]

Custom Patches and Woven Labels2018-03-04T18:21:10+00:00

Details on Starting a Project with The Foundry

If you’re wondering  “how do I go about placing an order” you’re not alone, most customers come into our services with little experience in screen-printing, embroidery, labeling and/or garment sourcing. Fortunately we’re here to make it as easy as possible. Garments – Every project starts with the garment, knowing the garment and fabric type will [...]

Details on Starting a Project with The Foundry2018-06-04T16:00:42+00:00