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November 2014

Year-End Tax Essentials

Posted: 11/12/2014

It’s November again, and chances are that the last thing on your mind is taxes. After all, April 15th is a long way off and holiday production season is starting to pick up speed right now. 

Keeping taxes on the back burner can be a serious business mistake, as the last day for making strategic tax decisions for 2014 is only a few weeks away. December 31 rolls around pretty quickly, and considering that its New Year’s Eve, any decisions you make then will likely be too late.

What Lies Beneath - Digital Transfer Paper

Posted: 11/10/2014

This month, we’re taking a look at decorating using transfers. There is so much to say on this topic, that we have broken up the discussion into two articles. This first one explores the world of digital transfer applications, and the other delves into adhesive transfers. Digital transfer involves printing onto a sheet of transfer paper that is a temporary home for the ink. 

What Lies Beneath – Adhesive Transfer Paper

Posted: 11/10/2014

Adhesive transfers are next in our discussion of decoration using heat transfer processes. Also called a surface transfer, this process involves physical materials that are permanently applied using adhesives. An image is printed onto transfer paper, which is then applied to the surface of a garment using a heat press. The heat and pressure activate the adhesive on the back of the paper, causing it to stick. Think of it as welding the transfer to the product.