The Art of Custom Socks

A GUIDE TO ORDERING

PURPOSE & USE

CHOOSING YOUR STYLE No matter the weather or activity - there is a style of sock that is best suited for your gifting and merchandise experiences. Socks have become a mainstay in merchandise programs with proven retention and happy recipients. Material varies by sock type, deco- ration method, and customization. Here is a basic primer that will inspire and guide you to choose the best socks for your program. Read on to learn more.

No Show

Ankle

Midi

Calf / Dress

Knee High

Athletic

Wool Outdoor

Thick Knit

PRINTING METHODS

JACQUARD KNIT Your design is knitted directly into the sock as it’s being made. Create interesting designs unique to your project. Go bold and avoid find details.

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MATERIALS: Polyester Cotton Blends, Organic Cotton, Wool.

SUBLIMATION & DIGITAL For a photo-realistic print, use the full colour dye sublimation or digital decorating methods to print your design. MATERIALS: Sublimation - Polyester Only, Digital - Cotton Blends EMBROIDERY Polyester thread is stitched by machine into the socks fabric. This is a popular retail look and will impress those who prefer a more subtle approach to branded items.

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MATERIALS: Varies

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Be mindful of details and directional stretch of the sock. Speak with your Sales Representative to help guide your art direction.

CUSTOM ADD-ONS

WOVEN TAGS Add a small pinch tag to the edge of the sock to add a custom detail.

HANG TAGS & BELLY BANDS Adds a finished look to your socks and a great way to display your merchandise with full colour printing options. Opt for the hang tag with plastic hanger or belly band paper wrap.

GIFT BOXES Go beyond a craft box and try full colour box designs that meld with your brand or event themes.

RUBBER GRIPS Choose your colour and pattern to add a no-slip feature to you socks. Specific styles only.

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