Heat Printing

Make the most fo your new heat press investment when you begin heat printing with these tips and tricks from our STAHLS' TV experts. Watch now and learn more about loading garments, protecting your heat press, and more with our How to Print videos.

Uploaded: 9/8/2016
Metallic and foil finishes are extremely popular in apparel design, but can be intimidating to create. This class will help you feel confident adding heat transfer foil as part of your product offering. In this video, Stahls' TV educator Josh Ellsworth teaches apparel decorators about CAD-CUT® Adhesive and Heat Transfer Foil, including how to create multi-color foil finishes, distressed designs, and predictable patterns.

Uploaded: 5/27/2016
In the apparel business, it’s the art that really sells the t-shirt. Having access to a large library of artwork to reach a variety of customers and markets affordably is essential to your sales. In this live class Dane Clement, owner of Great Dane Graphics, teaches you how to utilize Great Dane Graphics to choose the right art file for every print process including vinyl cutting, screen printing, direct to garment printing, and more.

Uploaded: 5/12/2016
Starting a T-shirt business with a heat press and heat transfers is fast, easy, and profitable. To get started and to make your first heat press investment, you need to find a machine that is reliable and functional so you can produce quality T-shirts without machine set-backs. In live classroom, Stahls' TV educator Mike Koval shows decorators what to look for in a heat press, and what machine accessories are needed for your business.

Uploaded: 3/31/2016
Stahls' CAD-CUT Direct introduces a new way to heat press foil on apparel using your vinyl cutter. Watch and learn new techniques to print innovative mirror-like finishes and metallic foil effects onto t-shirts with a heat press in this video.

Uploaded: 3/29/2016
Whether you are new to the world of vinyl cutting, or you are just looking to expand your business, join Stahls' TV educator Josh Ellsworth in this live classroom to learn additional decorating techniques and functionalities of your investment piece. Stay ahead of your competition and learn how to increase profitability, which material options is best for your garments, and additional tips, tricks, and innovations that are the latest to the world of vinyl cutting, heat transfer materials, and heat application.

Uploaded: 2/16/2016
Whether you own a heat press or are just looking to expand into the world of heat printing, learn how to achieve new fashionable heat transfer finishes and the basics of personalization in this live classroom. Deemed our most popular live class of last year, Stahls' TV Educator Courtney Kubitza brings you the latest in heat printing tips and innovations in the 2016 Heat Press Success Edition.

Uploaded: 2/4/2016
Everyone has to start somewhere! In this live classroom, join Stahls' TV educator Courtney Kubitza to learn how to start your own t-shirt business for less than $2,000 with just one piece of equipment. You will also learn about screen printed transfers and heat transfer materials that will help to grow your business.

Uploaded: 2/2/2016
Performance wear and temperature-sensitive fabrics are one of the biggest garment trends of the new year, but they can be tricky to decorate. In this live classroom, Stahls' TV educator Brandon Chipps walks you through how to heat press temperature-sensitive fabrics such as nylon, rayon, and polyester without dreaded scorch marks and heat print boxes.

Uploaded: 2/2/2016
If you own an embroidery business, don’t limit yourself to just one machine! Learn how adding a heat press to your decorating toolkit can help you grow your business exponentially with a minimal investment. In this live classroom, Stahls' TV educator Mike Koval will teach you how to expand beyond embroidery to offer screen printing, and special effects like glitters, foils & reflectives with just a heat press.

Uploaded: 12/3/2015
Whether you are new to heat printing and looking to purchase your first heat press, replacing your existing press or adding a heat press to increase your capacity, learn what to look for in a new heat press including functionality, features, performance and much more. In this live classroom, Stahls' TV educator, Josh Ellsworth, will help you discover what goes into making a quality heat press and the most important components in heat printing so that you can choose the best press to meet your needs.

Uploaded: 11/24/2015
Even the most stunning designs can be diminished if they are crooked. Stahls' TV educator Courtney Kubitza will show you how you can help ensure that your graphics are printed perfectly straight every time, including tips and tricks of placing a design and how to utilize tools for better alignment.

Uploaded: 8/27/2015
If you're looking to decorate apparel with logos, you'll want to recreate the design in high-detail. In this video, Stahls' TV educator Josh Ellsworth will show you the digital decoration technologies that are available to you for the best results.

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Uploaded: 8/25/2015
If you're looking to start up an apparel business in this big, ever-booming market, but you are short on funds, not to worry. In this live classroom, Stahls' TV educator Bob Robinson will show you ways you can start a business with just a vinyl cutter and a heat press for the biggest return on investment.

Uploaded: 8/3/2015
Customizing unique items can expand your business beyond standard garments. However, many decorators stray away from these items because they just aren't sure how to print them. Join Stahls' TV educator Mike Koval in this live class as he discusses how to heat press on some of the most commonly problematic items in the apparel industry.

Uploaded: 6/4/2015
Looking for ways to increase your sportswear sales? Join Mike Koval in this action-packed class as he shows you how to print everything under the sun, from team uniforms and beyond, to easily increase your sportswear sales for the future. Keep watching from beginning to end to see all the techniques, equipment, and materials needed in printing items like performance wear, shoes, warm-ups, bags, and more!

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Uploaded: 5/28/2015
Did you know that the heat press is the most versatile piece of equipment in your shop? In this live Stahls' TV class, Bob Robinson shows you how to maximize your heat press investment by printing beyond t-shirts. In this action packed class, learn how to print unique items such as hoodies, hats, shoes, shorts, bags, umbrellas, promotional products, and more!

Uploaded: 4/15/2015
Screen printed ink transfers provide a fast and convenient solution for offering screen printed apparel with only a heat press. Join Andy Curtiss with Stahls' TV to explore the advantages of screen printed transfers and how they can grow your profits.

Uploaded: 2/17/2015
Printing a perfectly placed heat transfer on a garment includes many different variables. STAHLS' TV Presenter Josh Ellsworth demonstrates tips, tricks and tools for getting better alignment of graphics across various placements.

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Uploaded: 2/17/2015
There are many factors to consider when investing in a new heat press. In this LiveClassroom, STAHLS' TV Presenter, Mike Koval compares top selling presses highlighting the critical elements as well as operational considerations so you can make the best choice for your business.

Uploaded: 12/30/2014
Creating animal patterns with CAD-CUT® heat transfer vinyl is an easy way to wow customers. STAHLS' TV Presenter, Josh Ellsworth demonstrates how to easy it is create one and two-color animal print designs using glitter and foil heat transfer materials.

Uploaded: 11/17/2014
Using an upper platen cover on your heat press can help protect your heater against damage. STAHLS' TV Presenter, Frank Taormina demonstrates how to install the platen cover to keep your press running efficiently.

Uploaded: 11/17/2014
Learn how to increase profitability and productivity while protecting your heat press platen by adding a lower platen cover. STAHLS' TV Presenter, Frank Taormina demonstrates how this cover can help protect your heat press platen and increase productivity.

Uploaded: 11/17/2014
Creating an even heat printing surface can be difficult when you encounter items that have zippers, seams, or pockets. STAHLS' TV Presenter, Frank Taormina demonstrates the benefits of using a heat printing pillow for virtually any type of application and how it allows you to maintain even pressure when heat printing.

Uploaded: 8/7/2014
Should I use a cover sheet when heat printing? Stahls' TV Presenter, Josh Ellsworth shows you when your application could benefit from a cover sheet and when it might not.