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Patch Cap Program

Patch Caps Elevate Your Brand

Patch Cap Program Northwest Custom Apparel and Outdoor Cap have partnered together to bring you high quality embroidered patch caps with low order quantities.  New technology has allowed us to lower the minimum order to 48 caps. Trucker caps with embroidered patches are HUGE in the Pacific Northwest from micro-breweries, restaurants and construction companies that […]

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Micro DTG Factories

Amazon Technology Helps local Apparel Micro-Factories

Many believe Amazon only works with gigantic embroidery and apparel companies like Custom Ink, Logo Up, Nike and Land’s End. This was true a few years ago, but now Amazon is choosing local micro-factories that are located in the Seattle and Tacoma areas. A micro-factory is any factory that has less than 25 employees with […]

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Digitally Printed Performance Tees

Posted by on 2:22 pm in DTG Printing, Industry Tips

Direct-to-Garment printing on performance fabric Digitally printed 100% polyester performance fabric T-shirt is very difficult and tricky, but we know the techniques and tricks to get our Kornit printers to print on performance fabric. The bright and vibrant colors “pop” off the t-shirt. This week we are performing  extensive ties ting on the 100% polyester […]

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Why Choose Embroidery?

Posted by on 2:21 pm in Caps, DTG Printing

Embroidery has been part of world history for thousands of years Many ancient people actually sewed their clothes together and put the logos on them Embroidered logos to a Denna five people have been around for at least 200 years in the United States. The wild west the western Cowboys would also have logos on their […]

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Free Company Web Stores

Posted by on 2:07 pm in Corporate Apparel, Marketing

Do you work for a major company like Amazon, Microsoft, Boeing or Google? Are you their human resource manager that has to sign up all your employees for apparel needs?  Do you wish there was an easier way to sign up all the employees without running around to each department and handing out flyers and […]

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Why Embroidery On Polo Shirts?

Posted by on 2:11 pm in Embroidery

The polo shirt or the golf shirt is still popular in the 2019 selection of springtime apparel.  The polo shirt is universal for men and women and consists of hundreds of different styles colors, sizes, and styles. Many businesses purchase polo shirts for the front office help, outside sales reps, and servers for their restaurant. […]

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Welcome Your New Employee On Their First Day

Posted by on 2:29 pm in Blog, Industry Tips, Uncategorized

In the past, we never had a welcome program when we hired a new employee. The typical first day of our new employee would be they show up at 8 o’clock in the morning. Our receptionist would greet them and ask “who are you”.  The new hire would respond “I’m John your new digital print […]

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Why does my t-shirt have burn marks and smells like vinegar?

Have you ever received a direct to garment printed T-shirt that looks like it has burn marks and smells like vinegar? Do not worry because this is the process of direct to garment printing. If your shirt smells like vinegar it most likely was printed using a Kornit direct to garment printer.  Kornit printers use […]

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Why order approvals are important

One of the key points when buying custom apparel is the order approval.   The order approval protects the customer and the embroidery company and guarantees that your order is done 100% correct to your satisfaction  If you’re already an embroidery buyer I recommend you don’t do anything without signed order approval’s. There are several […]

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Threadx19 Recap

Posted by on 8:38 pm in Blog, Marketing

My travels to Threadx19 by Erik J. Mickelson Threadx19 was held this year at the Kona Kai resort in San Diego, CA February 17th -19th. DAY 1 I arrived at Threadx19 on Sunday night and we had a laid back meet and greet in one of the conference rooms with an open bar and of […]

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