Class Schedule and Description

Graphics Focus: Embroidery, Applique, and Monogramming

When: Monday, April 13, 3PM EST

What will you learn?

Learn fundamental principles of converting vector artwork into production-ready sew files for embroidery, applique and monogramming. 

Embroidery digitizing is a complex process that requires extensive knowledge to master. DRAWStitch technology allows anyone, regardless of experience level to product professional embroidery results without digitizing. 

Why is this class important? 

This class will teach you how to leverage embroidery, applique and monogramming to grow your business. 

  1. Produce embroidery designs from vector artwork without digitizing.
  2. Increase your margins with applique
  3. Create a new profit center in your business with personalized monograms
  4. Create custom proposals with realistic looking embroidery samples 
  5. Take your ideas online with custom stores and fundraising programs

‘Here for Good’ T-Shirt Fundraising for Local Community

When: Wednesday, April 15, 3PM EST

What will you learn?

Heard of the Here for Good movement yet? It’s the brilliant brainchild of Sloan Coleman, “Monster Marketer” at St. Louis-based screen-printing shop Tiny Little Monster.

Here for Good fundraising Stores are popping up all across the decorated-apparel industry, as screen printers imprint t-shirts with local businesses’ logos: Half the proceeds go to support the local business and the other half helps keep the printer afloat.

Why is this class important? 

Generate revenue for your business and help local independent businesses in your community. In this online class we will cover topics such as:

  1. Success fundraising campaign breakdown
  2. Medical & First Responder recognition and fundraising program
  3. More profits with paid sponsorships
  4. How to implement face mask into fundraising efforts
  5. Fundraising marketing best practices

Grow Your Business with Graphics

When: Friday, April 17, 3PM EST

What will you learn?

A successful graphics strategy is fundamental to the success of any decorated apparel or personalization business. Producing graphics in an affordable and efficient manner is a struggle for many businesses. This class will focus on the tools and techniques necessary to successfully manage the graphics side of your business.

Why is this class important? 

This class will teach you a success strategy for managing and producing graphics.

  1. Identify best practices for managing your graphics
  2. Quickly and easily get graphics in front of your clients
  3. Learn the secret success formula for leveraging graphics to grow your business
  4. Learn how to collaborate with your clients using online graphics catalogs
  5. Understand how virtual sample technology can transform your business

The Ultimate Design Ideation Workflow

When: Monday, April 20, 3PM EST

What will you learn?

In this class, we will share a simple workflow for quickly generating personalized design concepts and ideas to showcase to customers. 

Why is this class important? 

Speeding up the design process allows you to be more productive and more importantly accelerates the art approval process and sales cycle. The bottomline: This workflow will help you sell smarter and faster! We will cover topics including:

  1. A step-by-step breakdown of the design workflow
  2. Developing a project color palette to guide styles and colorways
  3. How to use bracketing to present design ideas and options

Apparel and Decorated Product Sales Opportunities to Leverage Now

When: Wednesday, April 22, 3PM EST

What will you learn?

In this class, we will share exciting sales opportunities that are here now. Whether it be local community support t-shirts, or high school graduation yard signs, we’ll share creative sales ideas that our customers have shared with us.

Why is this class important? 

Learn creative and innovative ways to sell personalized decorated products.