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Gildan Announces Top 10 Charities Gildan’s “I Support …” Most PoPular ImpressIons Web articles MoSt Saved 1. Off the Cuff: Who Owns What? — Part 2 of 3 2. Off the Cuff: Who Owns What? — Part 1 of 3 3. How to Add Special Effects with Tasseling 4. Using Multiple Framing to Embroider Oversized Items 5. Off the Cuff: The Top 6 Reasons Why Start-Up Apparel Decorators Fail MoSt Printed 1. Off the Cuff: Who Owns What? — Part 2 of 3 2. Off the Cuff: Who Owns What? — Part 1 of 3 3. How to Make Money at Screen Printing 4. Metal Foil for Direct-toGarment Printers 5. How to Add Special Effects with Tasseling Gildan Activewear, St. Michael, Barbados, recently announced the top 10 charities in its “I Support …” program, which was based on customer stories, votes and views, all of which were submitted at “The response we received was both inspiring and humbling,” says Garry Bell, vice president of global marketing, Gildan. “With close to 3,000 no – Americaine De L’Amitié, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, program is aimed Discovery!, Drew Hildebrand at creating aware- Teen Benefit Fund, Home ness about the imBoy Industries, Juvenile Diaportance of charitable donations and betes Research Foundation of West Tennessee, Palm Beach volunteerism, as well as supporting County Motorcyclist Toys for charities across Tots, and Snowball Express. the country. Gildan now is moving into the judging portion of the promotion. A panel of judges individual stories submitted will determine which one to the website, plus well over charity most closely reflects 100,000 views and votes, we the values that are core to Gilfeel that the campaign has dan’s Genuine Stewardship been very successful in gen- corporate position in how it erating awareness and is a manages and administers the reflection of a concerned and charity, as well as the impact it has in the community. caring community.” The company will doThe charities that made Gildan’s top 10 list include nate $100,000 this month American Cancer Society, to the winning charity. To find American Heart Association, out more information, visit Corporation Culturelle Lati- — S.G. Wilcom, Corel Unveil New Decorating Software Wilcom Intl., Sydney, Australia, and Corel Corp., Ottawa, Canada, recently announced updated versions of DecoStudio e2 and EmbroideryStudio e2, both integrated with CorelDraw Graphics Suite X5. Enhancements were made to improve efficiency in multidecoration design, customer approvals and production. “This intuitive and timesaving solution redefines what’s possible in the multidecoration industry, combining our flagship graphics offering, CorelDraw Graphics Suite X5, with the power and quality from Wilcom DecoStudio and EmbroideryStudio,” says Gerard Metrailler, senior director of product management and graphics, Corel Corp. DecoStudio e2 and EmbroideryStudio e2 allow users to create rhinestone fill shapes, runs and patterns easily. A new feature, the Hoop It! tool, shows the design in the most appropriate embroidery machine hoop, which helps streamline production. The suite’s core applications include CorelDraw X5 for vector illustration and page layout, CorelPowerTRACE for converting bitmap images into vectors and more. EmbroideryStudio e2 offers features for decorating team uniforms, creating new MoSt e-MaiLed 1. Off the Cuff: Who Owns What? — Part 2 of 3 2. Off the Cuff: Who Owns What? — Part 1 of 3 3. Metal Foil for Direct-toGarment Printers 4. How to Make Money at Screen Printing 5. Add Dimension to Enhance Clip Art to read any of these articles, visit Find the Search box at the top of the page and input the article title (in full or in part) — in quotation marks — and hit enter on your keyboard or click the blue circle next to the Search box. Wilcom DecoStudio e2 and EmbroideryStudio e2 — both integrated with CorelDraw Graphics Suite X5 — feature enhancements and upgrades to improve efficiency in multi-decoration design. stitch effects and sequinfilled shapes, and exporting multi-decoration designs. For more information, visit — J.L. 10 Impressions >> January 2011

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Impressions - January 2011

Impressions - January 2011
First Impressions
ISS Show Focus
Winning Decorators Focus on Intricate Details
Special Report: The Cotton Crunch
T-Shirts Still an Industry Staple
Worthwhile Projects for the Slower Months
For Screen Printers Only
Use Sublimation to Create High-Value Photo Gifts
Online Directory
Business To Business
Ad Index

Impressions - January 2011