Fashion Textile Printing Introduction

Fashion Textile Printing Introduction

This article is intended to give a basic introduction to the different textile printing methods and how they can be applied to fashion product. Additionally, provided is a pricing matrix to be used as a guideline of the cost per metre once screen costs have been amortised into the price and quantity increases.

Merino Wool Jersey, Why is it Great?

Merino Wool Jersey, Why is it Great?

Mentioning the word wool and most people will cringe, start scratching and itching as the wool is visualised against their skin. Then I hear, oh it needs to be dry-cleaned with a look of dismay. Well, I am here to dismiss that notion and dispel the myth associated with wool.

Good Textile Design

Good Textile Design

Up until the end of the Twentieth Century, the vast majority of textile designs were created by people who were trained and specialised in hand painting textile designs that answered a particular set brief.

Managing Textile Colour Consistency

Managing Textile Colour Consistency

Managing textile colour standards can be as complicated as you want to make it or likewise, simple. The choice is yours, but do you know all the options available to you and their best application to achieve colour consistency?

Fabric Inspection  – Are you performing a 4 point inspection?

Fabric Inspection – Are you performing a 4 point inspection?

Ask a soft goods manufacturer what do they do when they receive the fabric? You will be surprised how many will say we check the roll length and the usable width to ensure we received what we paid for. Yes, this is fair enough but it is not the answer I am looking for, I want to know the quality level received is acceptable.