Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. We welcome back to the show, Cheryl Kuchek of Just My Imagination Designs and the creator of the Facebook Group, Sublimation for Beginners and Beyond. Cheryl is going to share with us what is hot in the sublimation market and why the vinyl people are flocking to sublimation. We will also ask her about how to get the right training, the equipment to buy and what is happening with her latest venture, The Sublimation Summit.
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The Growing Sublimation Market
Aaron: Start us off with a little background. What lead you to create Sublimation for Beginners and Beyond and your love affair with sublimation?
Terry: So being actively involved with sublimation on a daily basis, at the basic level what are some of the trends you are seeing?
Aaron: What do you feel is the reason that sublimation as a decorating process continues to grow and attract so many new folks all the time?
Terry: What is your take on the new EasySubli™ Heat Transfer Vinyl from Siser. Has there been much discussion about it in your group?
Aaron: So speaking of your group, what do you think the key to your success is? You have a very large membership, lots of people looking to join and a very active and supportive group. Why?
Terry: Well it sounds like you have plenty on your plate, but we understand you have taken on another pretty large projects, The Sublimation Summit. Tell us about that.
Cheryl Kuchek is the owner of Just My Imagination DeZigns, Inc. She has been active in the personalization industry for over 15 years. Cheryl has a passion for the industry and a love for helping people. It was fitting that she would be the first to start a Facebook group to do that very thing. Sublimation for Beginners and Beyond is not just a Facebook group, but a resource to help those first starting out and those advanced.
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