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ISS Long Beach 2019 Shop Talks: Jakprints

Nobody knows DTG like Jacob and Mike of Jakprints. Here’s the truth on DTG from the guys who’ve grappled and tamed this beast over the past 10 years.

The Totally, All-New, Impressions Shop Talk, Hosted by Ink Kitchen

We were thrilled to host Impressions Shop Talk at ISS Long Beach 2019.  Thanks to our collaboration with Impressions and the participation of our good friends we were able to present some of the best and brightest minds to the industry in a fun and candid format.  Perhaps you were there, maybe you weren’t, either…

Dov Charney and Our Youtube Channel

Ink Kitchen has a Youtube channel with a bunch of interviews. There is a three part interview we did with Dov Charney (CEO of Los Angeles Apparel and founder of American Apparel). You can watch the first part here: The man can talk and he covers a whole lot of ground in a relatively short…

Interview with Marcia Derryberry of Impressions at ISS Long Beach 2018

If you go to one trade show in a year, it should be the ISS Long Beach show. All the major players are there and you have the opportunity to see in-person what you might be interested in buying for your shop. It’s also the absolute best place to meet and network with other screen…

A Clean Bobbin is an Embroidery Necessity

At ISS Atlantic City the Ink Kitchen hosted “Shop Talks” and one was by Bill Garvin. We had a full house of folks listening to 20 minutes on bobbin tension. Part of the talk was about bobbin cleanliness being essential. His basic message was “don’t be screwing around with the thread tension!”  Instead he said…

Cool Bella+Canvas Specialty Ink Videos

BELLA+CANVAS has started a youtube channel and just released videos on three of their garments being printed with specialty inks: triblend printed with adhesive and then foil applied,  slub being printed with metallic ink, and black heather being printed with reflective ink. They are simple and to the point and worth checking out. Look for them…

Brett Bowden: Fun with Printing “Through the Grapevine”

One of my favorite parts of business is meeting new people.  Throughout the several years that we have been around, there have been so many wonderful people that have come through my life.  When you can establish great relationships with people and take care of them well,  your business is bound to grow.  A couple…

LED Exposure Lamp

Our buddy Garrett Kaule installed a Saati LED light in place of his UV lamp system. There is a video showing them doing it. It is worth checking out the video and also it is worth considering the SAATI exposure lamp from what I’ve seen.

The Coolest Thing You Won’t See at ISS Long Beach 2017

If you missed the debut of MHM’s amazing IQ Digital machine at the SGIA Expo well that’s too bad for you because unfortunately MHM will not have an IQ Digital at ISS Long Beach 2017.  Fortunately for you The Ink Kitchen was there and we made a video to show off this revolutionary machine.

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