Apparel Decorating Helpful Links


Adia Capital
Provides a Lease to Own Program and other easy finance options so that YOU can acquire your embroidery system.

Dakota Collectibles
World's largest supplier of stock embroidery designs.

Resource for embroidery designs and more.

Resource for stock designs, software, equipment, support and other industry related information.

Fruit of the Loom Activewear
High quality garments perfect for embroidering or screenprinting including t-shirts, tank tops, sweatshirts and sweatpants.

Wings' XP Owners Group
A Yahoo! group for Wings' XP Embroidery Software, to exhange tips, ideas and suggestions. It is a great place to learn new techniques.

DTG America
MESA's website dedicated to direct-to-garment printers. Includes specs for each model, demo movies, downloadable utilities and much more.

Otto Cap
Your Number One Source for Premium Headwear & Apparel.

MESA Supplies
MESA's online store for easily ordering your wholesale embroidery supplies, DTG supplies, and rhinestone supplies.


Creative Machine Embroidery
Ideas, inspirations and techniques.

Impressions Magazine
A source for market information, technical how-to, and product sources.

PrintWear Magazine
A mix of informative how-to articles, written by working apparel decorators and other industry authorities.

Trade Associations

ETA Embroidery Trade Association
An association dedicated to the commercial embroidery industry.

NNEP | National Network of Embroidery Professionals
A resource center for embroidery related businesses.

SGIA | Specialty Graphic Imaging Association
Providing imaging professionals with the tools and information they need to make the best possible business decisions.

ASI | Advertising Specialty Institute
ASI (Advertising Specialty Institute®) is the largest media and marketing organization serving the advertising specialty industry, with a membership of 20,000 distributor firms (sellers) and 3,500 supplier firms (manufacturers) of advertising specialties.

PPAI | Promotional Products Association International
PPAI-the promotional products industry's international not-for-profit trade association-supports the growth and professionalism of promotional consultants and suppliers, and strives to educate and reinforce to the following entities-the end buyer, the media, and prospective members to PPAI and the industry as a whole-the important role that promotional products play in today's integrated marketing programs.

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