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  • About Texworld USA
    Post time: 06-29-2017

    Texworld USA is a dynamic industry event and business platform bringing together the best global textile, trims and accessory suppliers in the heart of New York City. Over its 10 year history, Texworld USA has provided designers, fabric buyers, merchandisers and sourcing professionals with the un...Read more »

  • About that Glitter HTV…
    Post time: 06-29-2017

    Layering glitter is tricky. You need to think about it a bit before layering or mixing with plain HTV. Most manufacturers advise that it’s okay to layer glitter HTV on top of plain HTV but not the other way around. (But…psssst, I’ve heard of more than one person who had success layering plain on ...Read more »

  • History of the rhinestone
    Post time: 06-29-2017

    Rhinestones which are also known as diamantes or paste date back as far as the thirteenth century where they were first made from Czechoslovakian or Bohemian hand blown glass. The term rhinestone came along later, when rock crystals were discovered in and around the shores of the river Rhine in A...Read more »

  • DOLCE & GABBANA DEFEND DRESSING MELANIA TRUMP WITH THIS CHEEKY T-SHIRT DESIGN
    Post time: 06-29-2017

    he shirts follow Instagram posts from co-founder Stefano Gabbana last month highlighting first lady Melania Trump’s Dolce & Gabbana outfits during her recent overseas trip. Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana is thumbing its nose at critics with a new campaign and apparel urging a...Read more »

  • How to Tell the Difference Between Rhinestones and Swarovski Crystals
    Post time: 06-29-2017

    To the untrained eye, a rhinestone is just a rhinestone…right? Believe it or not, the type of rhinestone you purchase comes with many options, just like diamonds. Of course a major benefit of rhinestones is you get all that bling at a mere fraction of the cost of an actual diamond, but it still h...Read more »

  • Father’s Day
    Post time: 06-23-2017

    Father’s Day is a celebration honoring fathers and celebrating fatherhood, paternal bonds, and the influence of fathers in society. In Catholic Europe, it has been celebrated on March 19 (St. Joseph’s Day) since the Middle Ages. This celebration was brought by the Spanish and Portugue...Read more »

  • Heat Pressing Instructions for Crystal/Rhinestone Transfers
    Post time: 06-23-2017

      APPLICATION WITH AN IRON: 1. Make sure all stones in the transfer are in place – if any are out of alignment, simply push them into place. 2. Peel the white film backing off the transfer. 3. Place the design, face forward, on the shirt. Be sure to check for centering and leveling of the design...Read more »

  • How to apply Hotfix Rhinestone or Rhinestud transfers
    Post time: 06-23-2017

    Hot Fix Rhinestones are the latest trend. Use them to decorate most anything from clothing to flip flops to handbags! This guide will teach you how to properly apply a hot fix transfer to any fabric using a household iron.     Prepare on a HARD, flat surface. Peel white backing off and ensu...Read more »

  • Taiwan Becomes The First Asian Country  To Recognize Same-Sex Marriage
    Post time: 06-23-2017

    Taiwan’s top court has cleared the way for the island to become the first place in Asia to grant same-sex couples the right to marry. The Constitutional Court ruled Wednesday that current laws, which say that marriage is between a man and a woman, violate the Constitution. The panel of judg...Read more »

  • THREE GOOD SPORTS
    Post time: 06-23-2017

    Nobody can agree on a precise definition, but everyone is convinced that sportswear is the vortex of the fashion world. Under its umbrella come swimsuits and evening clothes, plus about 80 percent of the clothes most women wear from day to day.   “That’s the way it should be,” observes...Read more »

  • Fiesta San Antonio
    Post time: 06-23-2017

    “Fiesta San Antonio” (or simply “Fiesta”) is an annual festival held in April in San Antonio, Texas, and is the city’s signature event (along with some events held in the following surrounding cities: Boerne, Schertz, Windcrest, Balcones Heights, and Alamo Heights) s...Read more »

  • Mother’s Day—Iron on Designs for May 14th
    Post time: 06-23-2017

    2017 Mother’s Day is on May 14th. Mother’s Day is a celebration honoring mothers and motherhood and the influence of mothers in society. The modern holiday of Mother’s Day was first celebrated in 1908, when Anna Jarvis held a memorial for her mother in America. She then began a campaign to make “...Read more »

  • 69% of Americans will need long-term care someday. Here’s how to pay for it
    Post time: 06-23-2017

    As you grow old, it becomes more and more likely that you will need some help with everyday tasks like dressing, bathing, eating, and other activities of daily living. You may also need daily medical care for an extended period of time. According to a 2005 study, 69% of individuals aged 65 and up...Read more »

  • Tips For Using Rhinestone Transfer Templates
    Post time: 06-23-2017

    Rhinestone Transfers are one of the most beautiful things in the recent years’ fashion field, but they are also hard to DIY. Though I know that an automated rhinestone machine takes less than 20 minutes to make one complex rhinestone transfer template, it takes you a little time to figure out how...Read more »

  • How to Use Hot Fix Transfer Paper
    Post time: 06-23-2017

    Step 1: Construct your design on a clean flat surface. You may use hot fix rhinestones or hot fix rhinestuds of different colors and sizes or a mixture of both rhinestones and rhinestuds. However, do make sure the rhinestones and studs are of the hot fix variety with adhesive on the flat back sur...Read more »

  • U.S. Antimissile System Goes Live in South Korea
    Post time: 06-23-2017

    SEOUL, South Korea — An American missile-defense system whose deployment in South Korea angered China has gone into operation, officials said on Tuesday, even as turmoil over who would pay for the system continued to roil the South’s presidential campaign. Last July, the United States and South K...Read more »

  • Heat Transfers
    Post time: 06-23-2017

    YES we do heat transfers. To better serve your needs, we have the ability to do custom heat transfers in addition to embroidery. This is nothing like the iron-ons that are for home application. We use specialized inks, papers, and industrial heat press technology to achieve results you may think ...Read more »

  • 24 Solar Terms: 5 things you may not know about the Start of Summer
    Post time: 06-23-2017

    The traditional Chinese lunar calendar divides the year into 24 solar terms. Start of Summer (Chinese: 立夏), the 7th term of the year, begins on May 5 and ends on May 20 this year. Start of Summer signals the transition of seasons. On this day, the sun’s rays reach an angle of 45 degrees t...Read more »

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