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A Step by Step Approach to Garment Decorating Using the Direct-to-Film (DTF) Process

A Step by Step Approach to Garment Decorating Using the Direct-to-Film (DTF) Process

A 10 Step Guide to DTF Printing In general, the Direct-to-Film (DTF) process can be broken down into 10 steps. B...

Direct-to-Film (DTF) Printer Considerations

Direct-to-Film (DTF) Printer Considerations

The newest printing transfer technology, called “DTF” (short for direct-to-film), is revolutionizing the garment...

Understand Screen Printing and Direct-to-Garment (DTG) Dryer Energy Costs:  Comparing Gas vs. Electric Dryers

Understand Screen Printing and Direct-to-Garment (DTG) Dryer Energy Costs: Comparing Gas vs. Electric Dryers

How to Calculate the Cost of Electric & Gas Conveyor Dryers When looking at conveyor dryers for screen print...

Learning the Basics of DTG Printing: 5 DTG Myths Debunked

Learning the Basics of DTG Printing: 5 DTG Myths Debunked

  Learn the truth of five of the most common misconceptions about DTG printing.   Learning the Basics of DTG ...

Six Benefits Why Every Screen Printing Shop Should Use a Computer-to-Screen (CTS) Machine

Six Benefits Why Every Screen Printing Shop Should Use a Computer-to-Screen (CTS) Machine

  Computer-to-Screen (CTS) technology allows screen printers to produce the best screen for printing. Upgrading ...

How to Increase Revenue Without New Customers

How to Increase Revenue Without New Customers

Tips to help you generate more revenue without having to use paid advertsing or look for new customers. How Sc...

How to Get More Customers for Your Printing Business

How to Get More Customers for Your Printing Business

A 4 tip guide on How to Get More Customers for Your Screen Printing & DTG Printing Business. Attracting mor...

7 DTG Tips For The Best DTG Prints

7 DTG Tips For The Best DTG Prints

Are you looking into getting started with, or expanding in Direct-to-Garment (DTG) printing, and want to know h...

What You Need to Know Before Starting a DTG Printing Business

What You Need to Know Before Starting a DTG Printing Business

Here are tips will help your DTG printing business success no matter who you are. Practical Tips for Novices &...

Comparing the Best Production DTG Printers

Comparing the Best Production DTG Printers

This article breaks down some differences amongst to brand DTG printers.   A Buyer’s Guide to DTG Printers from ...

Comparison Chart of DTG Machine Warranties

Comparison Chart of DTG Machine Warranties

Each leading direct-to-garment printer manufacturer extends a warranty to the consumer. A Breakdown of Epson, B...

Scaling DTG Production with Pod Printing

Scaling DTG Production with Pod Printing

How to grow your production rate by adding more DTG printers to your shop. DTG Printing Profitability: Scaling ...

How to Achieve Vibrant DTG Prints on Dark Colored Shirts

How to Achieve Vibrant DTG Prints on Dark Colored Shirts

A common challenge for DTG printers is achieving a bright prints on dark garments.   How to Achieve Bright and ...

Screen Printing FAQs

Screen Printing FAQs

If you find yourself stuck or having trouble, read through this article to help troubleshoot. Frequently Asked ...

An Explanation of Plastisol Ink for Better Screen Prints

An Explanation of Plastisol Ink for Better Screen Prints

A Chemical Explanation of Plastisol Screen Printing Ink: Understanding Plastisol Ink Prep, Flashing and Curing...

Running Electricity to New Screen Printing Machines

Running Electricity to New Screen Printing Machines

A Guide to Running Electrical Power for New Screen Printing Machines and Conveyor Tunnel Dryers After you’ve ma...

Better DTG Prints with Proper Printer Atmosphere

Better DTG Prints with Proper Printer Atmosphere

Having the proper humidity levels & environmental settings for your printer will result in high quality pri...

DTG Printing Frequently Asked Questions

DTG Printing Frequently Asked Questions

Get answers to frequently asked questions about direct-to-garment printing. Your Definitive Guide to Direct to ...

Tips for Storing Your Epson DTG Printer

Tips for Storing Your Epson DTG Printer

If you find yourself not printing for awhile, here are some tips on how to properly store your Epson DTG printe...

How to Manage  Your Business During Downtime

How to Manage Your Business During Downtime

Seven suggestions for how to manage your time when business is slow. Seven Things Screen Printers Can Do With Y...

Lawson Academy: Classroom Series

Lawson Academy: Classroom Series

Count on Lawson to teach you what you need to know about garment printing. Lawson Academy If you are looking t...

When Adding DTG Printing Services Are Good For Business

When Adding DTG Printing Services Are Good For Business

A business planning guide to help you decide if adding DTG services is a good choice.   When Adding Direct to G...

Digital Screen Printing Hybrid Question

Digital Screen Printing Hybrid Question

Discover how Digital Hybrid screen printing may be right for you.   The Digital Screen Printing Hybrid Questio...

How to Choose the Right Heat Press

How to Choose the Right Heat Press

Review this guide on features, pricing, and suitability to find which heat press suits your needs. A Comparison...

How to Store Liquid Screen Printing Emulsion & Capillary Film

How to Store Liquid Screen Printing Emulsion & Capillary Film

Temperature, time and environment all play a role in how to properly store screen printing emulsion.   The Best...

7 Common Causes of Thread Breaks in Embroidery

7 Common Causes of Thread Breaks in Embroidery

7 Common Causes of Thread Breaks Anyone that sells embroidery services wants to minimize thread breaks. Thread...

3 Options for How to Clean & Reclaim Screen Printing Frames

3 Options for How to Clean & Reclaim Screen Printing Frames

3 Options for Easily Cleaning & Reclaiming Screen Printing Frames: A Guide to the Best Frame Cleaning Cle...

Screen Printing with Low Cure Plastisol Ink

Screen Printing with Low Cure Plastisol Ink

Screen printing with low cure inks can be hard, but in the end be worth it to your shop and your printing needs....

Screen Printing Wet on Wet with Plastisol Inks

Screen Printing Wet on Wet with Plastisol Inks

There are a lot of advantages of wet on wet and not using a spot dryer between each color.   Screen Printing W...

Caring for Your Screen Printing Squeegee

Caring for Your Screen Printing Squeegee

A squeegee care routine will keep you printing smoother and better, and save costs on replacing them.   Proper ...

Artwork Tips for Creating Screen Printing Designs

Artwork Tips for Creating Screen Printing Designs

Get artwork done fast and with less complications with these t-shirt design tips. When entering the artwork cre...

Which Screen Printing Emulsion Should I Use?

Which Screen Printing Emulsion Should I Use?

Not sure which screen printing emulsion is best for you? Don’t worry, we will help you select the right one. H...

Five Tips for Stocking the Best Embroidery Thread Color

Five Tips for Stocking the Best Embroidery Thread Color

Keeping a good amount of assorted sewing threads and colors are key elements for customer satisfaction. Having...

Maintenance for a Screen Printing Dryer

Maintenance for a Screen Printing Dryer

Proper maintenance is key to extending the life of your screen printing equipment.  While a dryer may be low...

Measuring for a Dryer Belt Replacement

Measuring for a Dryer Belt Replacement

It is not a matter of if, but when you will need to replace your conveyor dryer's belt.  How To Measure For ...

Digi-Star Dryer Cures Polyester on DTG

Digi-Star Dryer Cures Polyester on DTG

3 primary factors that make the Digi-Star one of the best conveyor dryers for polyester and cotton DTG printing...

The Unlimited Colors of DTG Printing

The Unlimited Colors of DTG Printing

Lawson's mascot, Toby, reveals thousands of shades of colors throughout his feathery coat. DTG Printing offe...