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How to Print Bandanas

  No doubt that printing loads of bandanas will be part of our “new normal”.  Here are some tips for success… 1) Iron or Steam Buy a commercial iron and/or steamer and treat every piece prior to printing to flatten wrinkles in the fabric.  It sounds like a lot of work, but it’s not as…

Live Graphic-Apparel Design Webinars on April 22, 24 and 29

Don’t miss the upcoming PolyOne Specialty Ink webinar series “Understanding Graphic-Apparel Design,” featuring Ink Kitchen’s own Tom Davenport, KC Hruby and Ink Kitchen BFF LT Magnotto of JakPrints and Seps.ink  Learn more about the craft and science of graphic-apparel design, from concept to final product, from some of the best in the business.  The webinars will be…

Press On – Episode 4: Getting Through This Together

In Press On – Episode 4, we continue to bring together some of the brightest and best people in this industry to talk through some of the challenges and successes and to share ideas as a community. Because Together IS Better. We’re looking at how to use your shop to serve your community, the fast-paced…

Press On Episode 2: Slowing Down, Moving Forward

This week in Episode 2 of Press On, we talked to printers all over the country to find out how shops are dealing with shut downs, slow downs and employee furloughs. They shared their frustrations and their advice. Financial relief in the form of SBA loans and grants was another major topic of the past…

Press On Video Series Episode 1 Addendum: Night Owls

Last week we launched the Press On video series with the help of our friends at Bella+Canvas, Ryonet, and Impressions.  This series aims to capture some of what everybody in our community is feeling during this unprecedented time. In this addendum to Episode 1, Eric and Val Solomon, of Night Owls, share their experience. #LETSPRESSON…

Keeping The Lights On– Paycheck Protection Program

UPDATE 4/1: The application for Paycheck Protection Loans is now available for download at the Treasury Department’s website. Lenders will start accepting applications this Friday, April 3. There is a cap on the amount of funding available, so submit as soon as you can. Last week Congress passed the $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief and…

#LetsPressOn

Please check out this video (series) that the Ink Kitchen worked on with Bella+Canvas and Ryonet and Impressions and some decorators around the country.  We hope this captures some of what everybody is feeling, and we hope that others will share their feelings and their helpful thoughts and information as the series goes on. Despite…

Times Are Tough. Let’s Press On

Times are tough. We all know it and feel it. And it’s times like this that we need community more than ever. We’ve reached out to people in the garment decoration industry across the country to check in and see how they’re dealing with the situation. Press On, a new video series made in collaboration…

Considering an SBA Loan? Consider This, Too

Today we bring you a guest post by Jason Vanick, Chief Technology Officer of Princredible Inc, a contract screen print and embroidery shop. Our thanks to Jason for sharing his wisdom on SBA loans, which is based on personal experience. We hope this information helps you make an informed decision if this is one of…

Money Monday: Your Business and the Coronavirus. Part 1

As we are all now well aware, the situation around Coronavirus (COVID-19) is fluid and changing by the hour. It’s impacting all of us personally and you probably feel it extra if you are a business owner. There are a lot of decisions to be made to keep you, your employees, and your business safe.…

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