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THE DECORATED APPAREL AUTHORITY FEBRUARY >> 2010 EMBROIDERY 32 Production By Jimmy Lamb Less Stitches = More Money SCREEN PRINTING Cover sample provided by Black Duck Screen Printing, Albuquerque, N.M. Photography by Photoetude, Alpharetta, Ga. ON THE COVER 38 Production By Greg Kitson How to Find Good Employees 42 For Screen Printers Only How to Create Textured Ink Effects By Charlie Taublieb 20 Working Wearables Service your corporate clients in style with the latest in placket and woven shirt offerings. By Marcia Derryberry 28 Buying Equipment on eBay By Deborah Sexton You can get killer deals on equipment and supplies — but make sure you understand the pitfalls before you make a purchase. 30 Finance New Equipment the Right Way Cash, loan, lease? You are not alone if you are uncertain which funding method is best for you. Here are some rules to help you make the smartest decision for your shop. By Jeff Mansfield Volume 33, Issue 9, Impressions, (USPS number 426-070; ISSN 1043-6839) is published monthly except a combined issue for November and December by Nielsen Business Media, 770 Broadway, New York, NY 10003-9595. Periodicals postage paid at New York, NY and additional mailing offices. One Year rates (pre-paid in U.S. funds only): U.S. $75; Canada/Mexico, $79; International via airmail $190. Canadian Post Publications Mail Agreement No. 40031729. Printed in the USA. POSTMASTER: Send address changes to Impressions, PO Box 3601, Northbrook, IL, 60065-3601; (800) 697-8859. Impressions assumes no responsibility for the return of unsolicited manuscripts or art. No part of this periodical may be reprinted without the written permission of the publisher. Advertisers, or their agents, assume responsibility for any claims arising there from against the publisher. Subscription Inquiries: Send all remittances, requests and changes of address to Impressions PO Box 3601, Northbrook, IL, 60065-3601; or (800) 6978859; fax (847) 291-4816. Advertising and Editorial offices: Impressions, 1145 Sanctuary Pkwy., Suite 355, Alpharetta, GA 30009; (800) 241-9034 or (770) 569-1540. Impressions >> February 2010 EVERY ISSUE features >> 6 10 18 26 40 45 45 47 FIRST IMPRESSIONS FYI PRODUCT GALLERY ON DESIGN ONLINE DIRECTORY BUSINESS TO BUSINESS CLASSIFIEDS AD INDEX

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Impressions - February 2010

Impressions - February 2010
First Impressions
Product Gallery
Working Wearables
On Design
Buying Equipment on eBay
Finance New Equipment the Right Way
Less Stitches = More Money
How to Find Good Employees
Online Directory
How to Create Textured Ink Effects
Business to Business
Ad Index

Impressions - February 2010