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Outstanding Creativity with STAHLS’ CAD-CUT HTV

Experimenting with HTV is one of our favorite things to do and one of our favorite things to see from our customers! With such an array of special effects to choose from, it’s easy to get creative with CAD-CUT® heat transfer vinyl. While we lab test all our materials for quality assurance and offer recommended application settings, sometimes it’s fun to think outside the box and play around with different combinations. In these cases, we always recommend testing to ensure the adhesion and durability of your unique combinations.

Skip Davis from D4 Graphics provided a few examples of what you can make when you start thinking outside the box. A different take on dimensional patches, Skip combined two popular special effect materials to create a one-of-a-kind finish. CAD-CUT® Soft Flock has a velvet, suede-like texture with a fuzzy feel, while CAD-CUT® Soft Foam offers a unique, raised look with a soft and pliable finish.

Skip cleverly combined the best-selling attributes of these two materials by layering Soft Flock over Soft Foam. By adding the dimension of the Foam and the texture of the Flock fibers, these hats are sure to turn heads with their eye-catching finishes. Thanks for sharing, Skip, and keep up the great ideas!

Another cool idea from D4 Graphics – CAD-CUT® Soft Foam layered on CAD-CUT® Metallic for a raised finish and shiny undertone. See more at D4’s Facebook page and be sure to give them a like!

Decorator Inspiration

We absolutely LOVE when our customers show off their ideas! Do you know about our CAD-CUT® Creative Center? It’s a great opportunity to see what other decorators are making. You’ll find design and material ideas submitted by heat printers like you! Stay up-to-date on the latest trends, finishes, and placements so you can stay current and offer apparel that stands out. And we truly enjoy seeing what you create with our materials! Keep designing and keep sharing! Check out the CAD-CUT® Creative Center now and get inspired.

Join #StahlsShowandTell on Facebook every Saturday for a chance to be featured in the Creative Center and on our social channels. You can also follow us on Instagram, tag us @stahlsheatprinting, and use #yesstahlsheatprinting. Remember to share with us which of our products you used to get the look! We look forward to seeing what you submit.

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