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Best Products for Holiday Markets

Buyers Guide Dec 21, 2022

Holiday markets are amazing events for driving sales and promoting your design business. Here are some great items to sell at holiday markets.

Hats Perfect for Embroidery

An embroidered hat adds the perfect finishing touch to any outfit, and holiday shoppers will love the elevated look of these hats when you add your embroidery designs. Top picks include:

Unisex Chunk Twist Knit Beanie With Cuff

This Richardson 141 Unisex Chunk Twist Knit Beanie With Cuff is 100% acrylic and has a distinctive chunky cable knit pattern topped off by an adorable pompom. This hat is available in eight colors, including a gorgeous heather gray with red accents and a sophisticated cream with mocha accents. JiffyShirts customers who've reviewed this item say they like its thickness and softness.

Adult Unisex Slouch Bunny Knit Cap

We also like the Top Of The World TW5005 Adult Unisex Slouch Bunny Knit Cap. It's one-size-fits-most, available in three neutral shades that will pair with any outfit, and has a cute faux-fur pom on top. Reviewers like this cap for its durability, excellent fit, and softness.

Adult Unisex Knit Beanie

The Yupoong 1500 Adult Unisex Knit Beanie is available in 19 captivating colors and made with 100% turbo-spun acrylic knit. The tight-knit fabric makes this beanie easy to embroider, and it's hand-washable and hypoallergenic. Customer reviews mention this item is also great for applying heat transfer vinyl and leather patches.

Tote Bags Great for HTV

A durable tote bag makes an excellent canvas for your heat transfer vinyl designs. Plus, holiday shoppers are always looking for a stylish tote they can give as a unique gift or use when running errands or carrying items on day trips. Here a just a few of our favorite tote bags:

19L Zippered Tote

The Q-Tees Q1300 19L Zippered Tote is available in eight colors and made with 100% heavy cotton canvas. It features 24.5-inch self-fabric handles, an 8.5-inch handle drop, and a front-zipper pocket. The large main compartment also has a zipper closure. Reviewers mention they like the bag's size for displaying designs and carrying items.

Madison Basic Tote

This Liberty Bags 8801 Madison Basic Tote is available in 26 colors, making it easy to find a bag that perfectly compliments your designs. It's made with 50% original polyester and 50% recycled polyester blend and features color-matched handles that give the bag a sleek, stylish look. Several JiffyShirts customers who've reviewed this item have mentioned how well it's worked out for their HTV applications.

Canvas Resort Tote

The Authentic Pigment AP1921 Canvas Resort Tote looks like something you'd find in a high-end department store. Its body is 100% cotton canvas, and it features a polyurethane leather base, a polyurethane leather handle grip, and matte nickel rivets. Inside is a cotton sheet lining with a zipper pocket. The tote's large main body has a magnet closure, and the bag is available in eight trendy colors. Reviews for this product mention it's durable enough to carry heavy items and holds up well when you apply heat transfer vinyl.

Aprons Ready for Embroidery, HTV, or Screen Printing

An apron with a unique embroidered, HTV-applied, or screen-printed design makes the perfect gift for anyone who loves to cook, so your decorated aprons will surely be a hit at the holiday market. Here are some aprons we think will make great canvases for your designs:

Unisex Full-Length Apron With Pockets

This Port Authority A500 Unisex Full-Length Apron with Pockets is available in nine vibrant colors, and its 100% cotton twill fabric has stain-release protection, so it always looks like new. It features two waist-level patch pockets, a pen pocket, and an adjustable neck strap. JiffyShirts customers who've purchased this item say it has excellent weight and durability and adheres well to vinyl applications.

Q-Tees Unisex Full-Length Apron With Pockets

We also like the Q-Tees Q4350 Unisex Full-Length Apron with Pockets, available in eight colors and made with a 55% cotton and 45% polyester blend. It features an adjustable neck strap with a buckle, two patch pockets, and waist-side ties. Reviews mention that the apron's texture and imprint area make it easy to apply heat transfer vinyl.

Unisex Espresso Bib Apron

The super-stylish Artisan Collection by Reprime RP123 Unisex Espresso Bib Apron is available in four sophisticated shades and has a faux-leather trim with two large eyelets. The apron also features an adjustable neckband and two bellow-style pockets. Reviewers like this item's style and durability and say it holds HTV applications nicely.

Cozy, Customizable Blankets

During the holidays, everyone is looking for a way to stay cozy and warm, and they can do so with style when they purchase your decorated blankets. Here are some of our favorite customizable blankets:

Core Fleece Sweatshirt Blanket

The Port & Company BP78 Core Fleece Sweatshirt Blanket is available in 16 colors and made with a 50/50 cotton/poly fleece blend. Its air jet yarn gives it a soft, pill-resistant finish, and it's fully hemmed for incredible durability. JiffyShirts customers who've purchased this item like it because it's soft and cozy yet durable enough for HTV.

12.7 oz. Fleece Blanket

If you're looking for a blanket to showcase your embroidery, we recommend the Harriton M999 12.7 oz. Fleece Blanket. It's available in 10 colors, made with 100% polyester fleece, and finished with a matching whipstitch. Reviewers appreciate this blanket's combination of softness and durability and say it's easy to embroider.

Fleece Roll-Up Blanket

The Alpine Fleece 8718 Fleece Roll-Up Blanket is another excellent option for HTV designs. It's available in five colors and features a pocket, handle, and Velcro closure to roll it up for easy storage. This blanket has received good reviews for its softness and how it holds up to vinyl applications.

We hope this guide has inspired you to showcase your products at your local holiday market. If you're ready to create some holiday designs, check out our hats, bags, and other customizable items.