100% polyester fleece with an anti-pill finish which prevents the formation of little balls on the surface of the fabric.
Knit pattern produced by a shift in the needle bed that creates a herringbone effect.
Raglan sleeve is stitched under the arm and in two parallel lines leading from the armpit to the neck. It
makes for ease of movement.
Sleeves set with a diagonal seam from the neck to the armpit.
Strong staple fiber of cellulose yielded by the inner bark of the ramie plant. Often used as a less
expensive substitute for linen or cotton.
Single copy of a product with a random imprint.
A fabric designed with a unique weave to wick away moisture from the body.
Raster-based graphics have become a standard technology and are popularly known by their GIF and JPEG formats. Raster graphics use pixel-by-pixel definitions as opposed to vector graphics which use computer algorithms to describe shapes, lines, animation, etc.
High absorbency, bright or dull luster, pleasant hand. Does well in brilliant colors.
Store maintained by a trading-stamp company, where customers can redeem filled stamp books for
Funds put aside by a stamp firm or the user of a coupon plan to pay the cost of merchandise for future
redemptions - which may come in several years after original issue of stamps or coupons. Also used by food stores in tape programs.
Item offered to customers for helping sell a product or service to a friend or associate.
Cross-hair marks applied to negatives, artwork, photographs or mechanicals to ensure precise
register on the final product.
Process by which two or more hot-stamps are aligned, so the multicolored foils fit the image area
Representative (or Rep)
Salesperson for an advertising or promotional medium.
Wool that has been reclaimed from manufactured products that have not been used by a consumer,
including dyed or undyed yarn, and fabric scraps from mills and clothing manufacturers. The wool is returned to fiber form and spun into new yarns, which are used to make fabrics of low to medium quality.
Arrangement whereby a portion of the salesperson's commission is set aside to compensate for order
cancellations and invoicing adjustments.
Density of dots for any given output device. The unit of measurement is dots per inch (dpi).
Product line where a supplier specifies the minimum volume, credit or geographic location of distributors permitted to sell it.
Process of improving/highlighting necessary details in a picture, photograph, print or drawing.
Wool that has been reclaimed from manufactured products after they have been used by consumers.
The wool is returned to fiber form, cleansed or overdyed, and spun again into new yarns, which are
used to make inexpensive low-quality fabrics.
Mirror like inversion of elements on a printing plate in relation to their order on the surface printed from it.
Knit that uses the back side of jersey fabric for the face of the garment.
See Placket, but reversed for women’s garments.
Knitted fabric produced with two sets of needles (double knit) in which the vertical rows of loops (wales) can be seen alternately on the face and back. Stretch in the width is excellent. A textured knit that has the appearance of vertical lines. It is highly elastic and retains "memory".
Ring Spun Yarn
Yarn made by continuously twisting and thinning a rope of cotton fibers. The twisting makes the short hairs of cotton stand out, resulting in a stronger yarn with a significantly softer hand.
Usually a card or small folder containing information relating to the origin or history of the specialty that it accompanies.
Relies on a computer and controller to send messages concerning the desired design to a flat-bed
Type of printing, utilizing an etched copper cylinder.
Clear orange coating on an acetate base, used in preparing camera-ready artwork when one or more
colors will be used. Also know as amberlith.
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