CAD-CUT® Glitter Flake™ has been one of our fastest growing heat transfer film products over the past year. Since we launched Glitter Flake in 3 colors in 2009, the color range has expanded to 38 colors! Along the way, we’ve received a ton of requests for White Glitter Flake and trust me we’ve been relentless in developing a white that really works. We’re very excited to have a break through and announce that we now have a white that is sparkly […]
It’s been a busy few months and there are lots of updates to share with you all. We have been exhibiting at trade shows, announcing new partnerships and sharing new trends (below). I want to share a quick video today, showcasing some of the latest ways customers are leveraging our Stahls’ Glitter Flake. Sales of this product continue to be through the roof and we are doing all that we can to keep up with the manufacturing demand! I’d welcome […]
Technically yesterday was national take your child to work day…but I had my daughter Madalyn visit for a long lunch today and we did some t-shirt decorating. I wanted to share our finished product. Now let me give you some background on these shirts… The dance school she attends sells a shirt each year for the dance recital. All of the kids wear them and apparently “bling” them up. When I joined her at dance class the night she received […]
While talking to business owners at the Atlantic City trade show I’ve found that a lot of folks are still confused about how to heat apply a multi-color heat transfer film application. And so, here is a 5 minute video that should take some of the confusion out of it. More soon on thoughts from the recent ISS Atlantic City show.
As many of you know, I work for the heat transfer film manufacturing division of Stahls’. I’m excited to share our 2013 Stahls’ CAD-CUT Direct Catalog! The inside cover includes a letter sharing some of my very favorite heat transfer films we offer, with a brief explanation of each. I think you’ll find the catalog beneficial as it lists all of the factory direct products, colors, Pantone references, application instructions, online pricing, material compositions and more! View the PDF by […]
Categories: Heat Applied Film (Cadcut) • Tags: 3M, cad-color, catalog, factory direct heat transfer vinyl, flex, flock, glitter transfer material, heat press, heat transfer film, print cut media, reflective, stahls, supplier, t-shirt material, thermofilm, wholesale
Expanding your offering of print effects doesn’t have to be difficult, at least not now! In the past, to sample materials or launch a new line of colors, you’d need to purchase 5 yard rolls or 1 yard cuts in the various products you wanted to offer or evaluate. The cost could quickly add up. Not any more! Based on your direct feedback we’ve created CAD-CUT® Marketing Kits to help you sample and sell new, popular transfer films. The first […]
Categories: Customization, Fashion T-Shirts, Heat Applied Film (Cadcut), HPY General Discussion, Sales, T-Shirts, Videos • Tags: cad-cut, cadcutdirect, electric, fashion film, foil, glitter flake, heat press material, heat transfer film, hologram, kits, Marketing, metallic, samples, special effects, stahls, vinyl
Below is a full Great Garment Graphics presentation on customizing apparel with bling effects. The video goes through some of the trending heat transfer film products, foil techniques and customization with rhinestones. It is a good beginners course on how to start offering eye-catching effects. Feel free to post any questions or comments.
Business owners like you or your boss are always looking for ways to make the sale or in some cases make more money on the sale. One of the most effective ways to make more money on a sale is to up sell the customer to a more profitable product. With apparel decorating one of my favorite ways to do this is to take a customer design and elevate it. Say this line out loud with a little sales swagger: […]
Categories: Customization, Heat Applied Film (Cadcut), HPY General Discussion, Thoughts On The Go, Videos, Vinyl Cutters • Tags: bling, electric, foil, glitter, glitter flake, heat press, heat press vinyl, heat transfer film, stahls, super glitter, ultra