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Our friends at NOTLabs recently milled a design on their MDX-540S using a 3D file from artist and toy designer, Andrew Bell. The results were awesome and we jumped at the chance to talk to Andrew about his design work and the bizarre, unique and super-cool characters he creates.
A high percentage of the questions I receive from booth visitors at various trade shows are apparel related. This supports what I already know, that custom decorated apparel continues to grow in popularity. To answer some of the common questions I get at the tradeshows, here are some really useful pointers to help you efficiently produce quality custom clothing and accessories.
A Guest Blog Written by Rick Hatton, Banner Ups
Have you ever wondered if there was a way to improve registration of printing and cutting when producing small decals? Well, it turns out that there is. It’s a bit hidden in VersaWorks™ , but with CustomCUT, you are able to setup segments between printing and cutting that improve registration, especially when dealing with small objects in high quantities.
Stickers. Decals. Lettering. It’s not something that an average person ponders on a regular basis, but if we had a means, I bet we’d all use custom stickers quite regularly. This thought occurred to me as I was looking through our list of owners for the STIKA portable vinyl cutters. What an assortment of small businesses, large businesses, schools and just regular people. The STIKA is being used for custom decals, t-shirt deco, personalized gifts, bakeries, realty signage and so much more.