Performance Apparel

Uploaded: 1/17/2017
With the rise of athleisure & retail fashion inspiring the wholesale market, today’s blank apparel is changing to be softer and more lightweight. To achieve this soft feel, many apparel blanks are now made up of a blend of materials such as cotton, polyester, rayon, or viscose. These blends make garments heat sensitive and harder to print with a heat press. In this video, Stahls' TV educator Courtney Kubitza teaches decorators how to successfully print heat sensitive fabrics, eliminate scorch marks, choose the right heat transfer for any job, and achieve trendy special effect finishes on triblend blanks.

Uploaded: 2/23/2016
The future of blank apparel continues to trend more towards challenging fabrics such as performance wear and soft, synthetic t-shirts. In this live classroom, Stahls' TV educator Courtney Kubitza teaches you how to print new styles of fabric successfully using a heat press, how to choose the right transfers for your garment, and how to eliminate scorching.

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: 10/27/2015
Want to learn how to eliminate dreaded scorch marks on performance wear? These marks left on performance wear are easy to avoid with the right tools and materials. In this live event, Courtney Kubitza walks you through another top performance challenge, scorch marks, and how to overcome it.

ASI Approved

Uploaded: 8/20/2015
Have your garments ever fall victim to dye-migration? In this live classroom, Stahls' TV educator Courtney Kubitza will show you what causes dye migration and what solutions are available to overcome this common problem in performance wear.

ASI Approved

Uploaded: 7/6/2015
Offering performance wear fabrics can increase the profitability of your business. In this video, featured educator Holly Rox of SanMar shows you the evolution of performance fabrics and briefly discusses the new trend, Athleisure.

Uploaded: 11/18/2014
Looking to start decorating performance wear? There are a variety of transfer materials that are designed for this application. In this live video class, STAHLS' TV Presenter, Josh Ellsworth reveals the best practices for overcoming the top challenges in performance wear printing.

ASI Approved

Uploaded: 8/7/2014
Before you begin heat printing with heat sensitive fabrics, you should test your garment with your heat press to ensure your job won't be ruined. Stahls' TV Presenter, Josh Ellsworth demonstrates 3 ways to test heat sensitive fabrics to reduce the risk of damaging the fabric or creating heat press marks.

Uploaded: 8/6/2014
When heat printing onto mesh fabrics, it is important to separate the garment layers to keep the sides from melting together. Stahls' TV Presenter, Josh Ellsworth demonstrates 3 techniques using a threadable heat press and a non-stick pad protector that will give a flawless result.

ASI Approved