Beanie Flashback to 1985

Posted by on 11:23 pm in Caps, Marketing, Services

Beanie Flashback We brought out our old VHS tapes and found this beauty that was produced back in 1985.  It’s kinda funny, we are still selling the same styles of beanies today. The Carhartt, Journeyman, is still our #1 selling in 2019.   Gotcha! After watching the video, we have to tell you that this […]

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Carhartt Journeyman Beanie

Carhartt “Journeyman” Embroidered Beanie

Posted by on 1:25 am in Caps, Corporate Apparel

January 7th 2019 I am excited to review our new Carhartt “Journeyman” embroidered beanie this week.  We recently received the Carhartt distributorship in the South Puget Sound area and we are gearing up for a very promising 2019 selling Carhartt Beanies. The Journeyman is a basic “Beanie” with a cuff. It has a very nice […]

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Water Bottle Stays Cold for 4.5 Hours

Posted by on 12:22 pm in Caps

Testing the Everest Thermo Water Bottle Our vendor sent us a new copper insulated water bottle for us to test. They claim it can keep drinks cold for 12 hours and hot beverages up to 24 hours. I was very skeptical at this claim, so I decided to test this for myself.     Filled […]

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DO’s and DON’T’s for Office Secret Santa Party 

A Secret Santa can be a fantastic way to get people involved in a fun, low-pressure activity. This is even better if you’ve put a bit of thought into it beforehand and have the rules clearly laid out for everyone. As an extra holiday gift in the spirit of giving, we’ve also included a few […]

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Pre-production Tips while Shooting Models for your Clothing Brand

Posted by on 7:30 am in Caps, Industry Tips, Marketing, Services, T-Shirts

Think of your brand What is your brand about? What is its mission, goals, values? And how would this translate to images? Having a clear concept in mind of what your brand is will help you make decisions like type of model and concept for the photo shoot. What types of photos are you creating? […]

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What kind of techniques work for printing on hats?

Embroidery Embroidery is one of the classic technique for customizing hats. You’ve probably seen it in lots of caps, and that’s for good reasons: It stands up really well to the type of wear and tear most hats take It can also be sewn into tough materials that lots of hats are made of Embroidery […]

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6 Insider Tips to Screenprint Artwork

Posted by on 5:28 pm in Caps, Corporate Apparel, DTG Printing, Embroidery

Tip 1 All artwork entering the art department for clean-up and print preparation MUST have an order number associated with it. This is to eliminate any confusion as to who is writing the order and makes it much easier to reference the art if any changes need to be made or for future reorders. If […]

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Diego Garcia welcomes NW Custom Apparel

Posted by on 4:49 pm in Caps, Corporate Apparel, DTG Printing, Embroidery

Northwest Custom Apparel takes pride in the fact that we have been providing decorated apparel to the US Navy in Diego Garcia since 1999. Diego Garcia is located 7 degrees north of the equator and directly south of India. You have to look it up on google to figure out what this island is all […]

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Simple Ways for Women to Dress up with T-shirt

Posted by on 8:36 am in Caps, Industry Tips, Marketing, Services, T-Shirts

Accessorize it with chunky jewelry Also called statement jewelry it’s just that, a piece of jewelry that’s so loud it creates a statement. Since they tend to be so lavish, you’ll only need one, a necklace or a bracelet. The right piece can turn an otherwise boring ensemble into a memorable one. Wear it with […]

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Tips to Hang Your Christmas Lightings Like A Pro!

Posted by on 7:51 am in Blog, Caps, Industry Tips, Marketing

Nothing is more magical during the holiday season than Christmas lights lining rooflines and twinkling in trees and shrubs. From your slow drive through the neighborhood and until you pull up into your driveway, you purposely linger to admire the outdoor Christmas lights sparkling in festive colors. Christmas lights bring holiday cheer to your home […]

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