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Fall-ing for Flexstyle with Seasonal Colors

TURBOlicious &
PLUS Projects for Autumn Fashion

From the rustling of golden leaves to the festive celebrations that bring us all closer, autumn is a season of warmth and wonder. Whether it’s the personal touch of an apple-picking tote bag or the magical embrace of a starry night blanket, Specialty Materials’ ThermoFlex®TURBO and ThermoFlex®PLUS are here to transform your autumnal projects into cherished keepsakes. These aren’t just materials but the canvas for your creativity, waiting to bring the vivid hues and cozy fall feels to life.

Warm Autumn Capes

As leaves turn to golden hues, the crisp autumn air calls for some added warmth. Why not create a statement cape using ThermoFlex®TURBO? Add beautiful autumn motifs or personalized designs for that unique touch. The flexibility and softness of ThermoFlex® will keep you stylish and cozy all season long.

Haunting Halloween Decor

Elevate your home décor this spooky season! ThermoFlex®PLUS is your best ally in crafting intricate designs for wall hangings, table runners, and cushion covers, from pumpkins to witches. Its durability ensures your crafted masterpieces will last for many Halloweens to come!

Festive Drink Cozies

Fall parties are incomplete without pumpkin-spiced lattes or warm apple cider. ThermoFlex®TURBO can be utilized to design custom drink cozies that keep your beverages warm and showcase your unique autumnal style.

Welcome Flags with a Twist

Greet guests with a custom-made welcome flag. Use ThermoFlex®PLUS to add autumn quotes, designs, or a personalized family name. It’s a warm invitation, setting the tone for the heartwarming moments shared indoors.

Personalized Gift Bags

With Thanksgiving and other fall festivities around the corner, you’ll likely need some thoughtful gifts. What better way to present them than in a bag adorned with designs using ThermoFlex®TURBO and ThermoFlex®PLUS? Think golden leaves, turkeys, or simply a touching message – the possibilities are infinite!

Party Favor Magic

Planning a fall get-together? Design bespoke party favors using ThermoFlex® TURBO. From personalized metal or plastic thermal mugs to intricately designed bookmarks, these favors won’t just be tokens but treasured mementos.

Apple-picking Tote Bags

One of fall’s most treasured activities is apple picking! Why settle for ordinary tote bags when you can design your own with ThermoFlex®PLUS? Embellish with apple motifs, farm names, or even fun quotes. Not only will it serve its purpose, but it will also make for a fashionable accessory.

Starry Night Blankets

We all yearn for warm blankets as nights get colder. Elevate your blanket game by creating starry designs with ThermoFlex®TURBO or ThermoFlex®PLUS. Whether gazing at the night sky or snuggling by a fireplace, this personal touch will add a dash of magic to your fall evenings.

Don’t let the season pass you by without embracing its full charm! Explore the infinite possibilities and give your projects the quality they deserve. Dive deep into the world of ThermoFlex® and see how your ideas can come alive.

Head to to get inspired or find your nearest Specialty Materials Distributor. Have any questions? We’re just a call away at 877-437-8556 and ready to help you embark on your next creative journey!

Get ready to embrace the fall season with ThermoFlex®TURBO and ThermoFlex®PLUS. These projects are not just about crafting but about creating lasting memories. Dive into the cozy vibes of autumn and let your creativity shine!



Unleash The Creative Beast

As the haunting hour draws near, why settle for the ordinary when the extraordinary awaits? Dive into a world where shimmering mermaids coexist with glowing goblins, where every twirl, glow, and reflection narrates a tale of spooky creativity. With Specialty Materials’ unparalleled range of products, the only limit is your imagination.

Glowing Goblins & Ghouls

Illuminate the Halloween night with costumes that truly stand out! With Specialty Materials’ LuminousFlex™, your attire will glow eerily in the dark. Picture a ghostly cloak or a creepy skeleton suit – these costumes won’t just be about looks but will radiate an aura of the supernatural. Perfect for those fabrics* that can handle medium pressure and a slightly higher temperature, this material will ensure your outfit is the eerie talk of the town! *Suitable for Cotton, Uncoated Polyester, Cotton/Polyester Blends, Polyester/Acrylic Blends, Linen, and Wool (excludes Nylon).

Mystical Designs with ThermoFlex

Dive deep into the magic of ThermoFlex®TURBO and ThermoFlex®PLUS. Whether it’s the delicate lace of a witch’s attire or the bold logos on a superhero’s suit, these materials offer versatility and impeccable detail. Designed for fabrics that can’t stand up to high temperatures, ThermoFlex®TURBO ensures a quick application. At the same time, ThermoFlex®PLUS gives that extra durability and softness, ideal for costumes requiring finesse and flexibility.

Dazzling Outfits made safer with REFLECTION DECORATION™

Steal the spotlight this Halloween! With the REFLECTION DECORATION™, your costume can achieve that shimmering, reflective look and add a higher degree of visibility at night. Think of moonlit mermaids or knights with gleaming armor – when the party lights hit, you’re bound to dazzle. This material promises brilliance with every turn and is suitable for Cotton, Uncoated Polyester, Fabric Blends, Spandex, Wool, and Linen (excludes Nylon).

The Perfect Finishing Touch

Every great costume is all about the details. From the spider’s web on a witch’s hat to the intricate patterns on a vampire’s cape, the combination of our ThermoFlex®TURBO and ThermoFlex®PLUS ensures precision, longevity, and the wow factor! Dive into a world where the ordinary turns extraordinary.

Ready to craft your Halloween magnum opus? Visit to explore the alchemy of our materials. If the spirits of inquiry beckon, conjure us at 877-437-8556 or uncover your local Specialty Materials Distributor to begin your spectral journey. This Halloween, let’s create magic together!

“Smarty Cat knows a trick or two to get more mileage out of
your designs: think creatively about getting multiple uses out of one design. For example, the single design elements shown on the left can be used as stand-alone graphics or combined to create an eye-catching masterpiece like the Halloween collage Smarty Cat cobbled together. And don’t worry, you don’t need nine lives to master this skill. Below are some guidelines and tips that Smarty has utilized over the years, and he swears they have worked ‘purrfectly’ for him. Remember, Smarty Cat is not just a pretty face; he knows a thing or two about design!”

Maximizing the usage of your graphic design elements is
essential to creating a versatile design asset (graphic) that
can be used individually or combined with other assets for
various applications. Start by creating a comprehensive
library of design elements, such as icons, illustrations, patterns, and textures, that are cohesive and complementary. Design them to be scaled, rotated, or modified without losing integrity. Use a consistent color palette, style, and theme that can be adapted across different platforms and mediums. Creating vector-based designs will allow you to resize your elements without losing quality, which is particularly important for appli-cations requiring different sizes and resolutions. Also, think about
modularity; create design elements that can be pieced together like a puzzle to form a larger design or used individually as standalone assets.

Furthermore, to maximize the usage of your design elements,
it is crucial to organize them efficiently. Keep your files neatly
organized in folders and subfolders with descriptive names.
This will help you, or any other designer, quickly locate and
combine different elements as needed. Use design software
features that allow you to create and manage libraries or
assets. For example, Adobe Creative Cloud Libraries enable
you to store, manage, and share your design assets across
applications and devices. Lastly, consider creating a style
guide with guidelines for using your design elements, such as
color codes, typography, and usage rules for your assets. This
will ensure consistency across all your designs and applications and make it easier for others to work with your design assets.

September 17, 1787 – Signing of the U.S. Constitution/Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

September 22, 1862 – Emancipation Proclamation/President Abraham Lincoln issued Emancipation Proclamation

September 2, 1945 – End of WWII/Aboard the USS Missouri, Japan signed the formal instrument of surrender.

September 24, 1957 – Central High School Integration/Little Rock, Arkansas/President Dwight D. Eisenhower sent federal troops to ensure school integration.

September 11, 2001 – 9/11 Terrorist Attacks: World Trade Center/New York City, Pentagon/Arlington, Virginia, and Flight 93/Shanksville, Pennsylvania

September 29, 2008 – Economic Crash: The Dow Jones fell 777.68 points in the largest single-day loss in its history.