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  • Updated DIY Hat Platen

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    A few weeks ago I posted about experimenting with building a hat platen after transfers were failing me. Here’s an updated on a new more versatile design that allows you to burn around 8 designs per 20″x24″ screen. These were printed using a standard aluminum frame 200 mesh screen with water based ink and low […]

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  • How to screen print foil

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    Recently I did a job that required gold foil and, since I had never done it before, I decided to add a quick how to. This is how I print foil, I’m sure there are other ways that work just as good. Materials Gold Foil Plastisol Foil Adhesive Process 156 mesh, 3mm off contact Canvas […]

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  • Sublimation Patches

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    For the past couple of years iron on patches have become pretty big. Here’s how we make short run full color printed patches. It all starts with some white 100% polyester gabardine. Sublimation print the image on to the fabric and rough cut it out. Sublimation works best on 100% polyester so the fabric is […]

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  • DIY Hat Platen

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    To purchase an updated version of this platen click here! I’ve been having issues using my home made transfers on my hat press so I decided to build a hat platen out of scrap I had lying around. TOTAL COST: $0 The issue. I don’t have an oven so I’ve been gelling my transfer with […]