Color Separations 101 – by Scott Fresener

Color Separations 101 - Everything you ever wanted to know about Color Separations This article is for anyone involved in creating, managing or just...

Five Things to Know about DTG

Five Things to Know Before Jumping into Digital Printing This article is very PRO direct-to-garment or DTG. While some of the comments may sound negative...
SGIA Expo 2017 Show Review

SGIA Expo 2017 Detailed Show Review by Scott Fresener

This year’s SGIA EXPO was held in the New Orleans, LA USA, October 10 – 12. It was very weird and felt like déjà...

Stop Ruining Great Artwork by Scott Fresener

This is a topic I deal with every day as I do high-end photorealistic color separations for the industry. The original artwork is often...

What to Look for in Curing Units/Dryers by Scott Fresener

If you are going to print T-shirts then you cannot live without a curing unit. Whether it be your oven at home or a...

The Real History of Inkjet Printing on T-Shirts

This short article is one that was first posted on the U.S. Screen website a long time ago to show that none...

Printing Photoshop Channel Separations in Illustrator or Corel Draw

It is very common to create "channel" color separations in Adobe Photoshop. This is how automated color separation programs like T-Seps make separations. And, if you...

Scott Fresener Interview with The Print Life

I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Cam Earven of the Facebook/YouTube channel The Print Life. The topic was "Buying Your First Automatic...

Is The Future Here? – Watch Interview with Pete Bolsoni

We were thrilled when one of our very first students - and youngest - Pete Bolsoni told us he had upgraded his shop to...

Checkout the Facebook Industry Related Groups

Facebook has open and closed groups and there are a LOT of them for garment decorating. In case you did not know about them...
Inksoft.com

Inksoft Business Software and Online Designer is Looking Very Good!

Comments by Scott Fresener: Over the years I have watched  the online designer guys work to be relevant to this industry. The problem has...

Congrats to Tom Rauen for Wearing 247 Shirts!

A huge congratulations to industry member, Tom Rauen, of EnvisionTees.com in Dubuque, Iowa for beating the Guinness Book of World Records for the most...

Who is printing Super Bowl shirts? UPDATE

Every year T-Shirt printers in certain regions of the country gear up to print Football Championship shirts and then - if the stars are...

Why I smoke cigars

OK, this has nothing to do with business..... or does it?  I first started smoking cigars in high school.  They were called Swisher Sweets...

How to make Artwork Color Separation Friendly

It’s Time For An Artwork Resolution to Help Make Separations Easier and Better The title of this article says it all. For high-end color separations...
SGIA Expo Live with Scott Fresener

LIVE from SGIA 2016 in Vegas!

In 2016 the SGIA Expo in Las Vegas was HUGE (September 14-16) and it was as great show. Better yet.....we did 14 Facebook LIVE...

Union Ink Closing/Moving New Jersey Factory – after 87 years

No, Union Ink is not closing. But, their parent company Rutland Holdings, has moved the Union Ink production/manufacturing to their Pineville, NC facility. Wow!...

Wall Street Journal Article and Video – Finding the Perfect T-Shirt

On June 4, 2014, The Wall Street Journal had a great article and video titled Finding the Perfect T-Shirt. It was very informative and...
T-Shirt Report

The T-Shirt Report with Scott Fresener & Richard Greaves – Episode 24 ISS Show...

We just released Episode 24 of the T-Shirt Report. The T-Shirt Report is an industry internet vblog that we are doing with our very...

Important Photoshop Display Settings Change – Don’t miss this.

Starting with Photoshop CS4, I noticed that often on jobs that were color separated as a typical "channel separation" that they would not display...
T-Shirt Report

Fresener & Greaves LIVE from SGIA Atlanta

Scott Fresener and Richard Greaves were webcasting the T-Shirt Report LIVE from the show floor of the huge SGIA Expo in Atlanta, Georgia, November...

Where are the customers?

This article was first written in 2009 but it is still relevant today. ...

Who really uses T-Seps and FastFilms?

Some days I feel like a hairdresser. I know much more than I should. Over the years I have had the great pleasure of...

Finally… a T-Shirt that can read your body!

This is what we have all been waiting for - a shirt that monitors key body indicators. The shirt is called the D-Shirt (for...

Microsoft now forcing some users to upgrade to Windows 10.

Last week I had three customers in a row call to ask why their T-RIP didn't work and all three then told me that...
Fresener Greaves ISS Show Review

ISS Long Beach Show Review with Fresener and Greaves

Commentary by Scott Fresener. Doing T-Shirt industry trade show reports has become a tradition and I have been teaming up with my good friend...

T-Seps is Compatible with the new Photoshop CC 2018.

Great news! T-Seps 3.5.5 is compatible with the new Adobe Photoshop CC 2018. Download a Free Trial today and start doing high-end printing on...

Richard Labov of Union Ink Passes Away

November 17 - Quick industry announcement from Scott Fresener. It is with great sadness that I announce industry pioneer, and my good personal friend,...

T-Seps Now 64-Bit on MAC

It is often hard to keep up with technology and companies like Apple and Adobe don't make it easy for small software developers like...

Happy Birthday Adobe! 25 Great Years

Adobe - the makers of Photoshop - is celebrating their 25th year! Who would have thought that a little company and simple program to...

Fresener-Greaves T-Shirt Report is Back! Check out our latest show.

Don't miss our latest show from Thursday, October 26. Our special guest was Bruce Ackerman from Printavo.com. We also had a final review of...

The Consumer Products Safety Improvement Act and You

This one has been bouncing around for a few years and was stayed a year ago pending review and defining the guidelines better. This...

Stitches Magazine – Power 75 for 2014 – #51 Again

The number 51 must be my lucky number. Once again I am on the Stitches Magazine Power 75 list of the industry's top 75...

Spray on T-Shirt… Life Will Never Be The Same – by Scott Fresener

This is what it has come to. You go to your closet. All your shirts are dirty. You pick up a can of "Shirt...

ISS Nashville Show Review with Scott Fresener and Richard Greaves

Check out this very insightful show review of the very first ISS Show held in Nashville May 8-10. Scott and Richard give a very...

Twitter 101 – Time to “Get It” by Scott Fresener

As more and more people use Twitter in their business and more and more people are confused by it.....I thought I would post an...

Why I read the Wall Street Journal

Call me a traditionalist. I still love the smell of coffee in the morning and a good newspaper to get my day started.  As...

Fespa Munich Show Review

Although we did not attend Fespa in Munich this year (May 20-23, 2014), our friends at Stitch & Print in Holland posted a nice...

Cotton Prices Go Through Roof – UPDATE (again) by Scott Fresener

This article keeps getting deeper and deeper.  It has been updated three times now as cotton prices continue to soar and everyone is raising...

Customer’s first job with T-Seps

I have been working with a start-up screen printer in Mesa, Arizona called Group Imaging and they are doing things all the right way....

Hey..#51 out of 75 in the Stitches Magazine Power 75 is not bad!

In the December issue of Stitches Magazine they came out with the Power 75 list of industry movers and shakers.  The Power 75 list is...

Time to get with it! Hats are WAY in!

Scott Fresener still has a thing for hats.

The Eagle Has Left The Nest

Have you been to the mall lately? Other than WAY TOO MANY neon colors - what did you notice that was missing? Finally..... prints...

What Can We Learn From Fashion Week? By Scott Fresener

Fashion week was held last week in New York City and I think for the masses it is one more boring "I could never...

Obama Signs “Anti-Trinkets and Trash” Bill

On November 9, President Obama signed what might be called the "Anti-Trinkets and Trash Bill" as part of a bill to cut government wasteful...

I finally got a little “ink”

With rumors of my "retirement" rampant for the last year, it was refreshing to go to Fespa in Munich and at the same time...

Just what you need. A $170 T-Shirt to help your posture.

I was a little blown away when I first read about the UpCouture T-Shirt from France that was designed to help your posture. The...

New Profession

My wife, Pat, and I spend part of our summers in Bowling Green, Kentucky to be near our son Mike and family (grandkids!). We...

Product End of Life – Windows XP and Epson 3000

Manufacturers use the term End of Life or "EOL" when a product has run it's course and it is time to retire. We are...
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