ANSI Guidelines and Ratings

Posted by on 11:03 am in Industry Tips, Workwear

Northwest Custom Apparel sells safety vests, and we are asked the question about ANSI rated vests often. Below is brief explanation. Safety Vests – Guidelines and ANSI Ratings When working on the job with vehicles or large equipment, it is important to be visible in order to avoid accidents. One of the ways to protect […]

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Embroidery Quick Tips

Posted by on 10:00 am in Blog, Embroidery, Industry Tips

Here are some time and money saving tips for commercial embroidery we have collected! If you run out of water-soluble topping, try dry-cleaning bags. Hoop them just like any other topping and clean the same as alwayspulling off as much topping as you can. Now run a hot iron over the design, and the remaining pieces […]

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A Look at Embroidery Density

Posted by on 12:16 am in Blog, Embroidery, Industry Tips

Jim and Erik Special “Free Digitizing” $100.00 on your next order. Receive a free digitized logo on your next embroidery order. Please mention you saw this special. Please enjoy the rest of your reading. If you have questions on embroidery density, please email owner, Jim Mickelson.  Learn about Embroidery Density New embroidery technologies can overwhelm […]

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A Quick Lesson on Embroidery Thread

Posted by on 10:05 pm in Blog, Industry Tips

Here is a look at different types of embroidery thread and some of the terminology associated with them.  Different materials and manufacturing methods of thread can lead to different results in finished embroidered designs.  Northwest Custom Apparel uses Robison Anton super-strength rayon thread in all of our embroidery, but we are capable of special ordering most […]

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