Guide to Choosing Your Print Technology & Printer
Frustrated by how difficult it was to print onto sustainable cloth, James Edmonson set about solving the problem himself. He bought a printer, sourced organic cotton and began to offer a print bureau service - and so, Fabrica Textiles was born. Today, Fabrica Textiles advises clients on all aspects of digital printing and manage their print flow. With his expertise combining both the world of print and sustainability, James was the perfect guest expert for this session.
In this video you'll learn:
- The different options that are available for printing on textiles.
- How to source fabric for digital printing.
- About different ink technologies in digital print.
- How to work with printers.
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Eco-Friendly Screen Printing and Embroiderywith I Dress Myself
A bitesize 15 minute Lesson that address eco-friendly printing methods. I Dress Myself was established in 2006 in Nottingham UK, and moved over to eco-friendly water-based inks within the first year. They have expanded services to include digital garment printing for one-offs, small print runs and full-colour printing, along with eco embroidery that uses a GOTS-certified FSC viscose thread. They have a wealth of knowledge and expertise in the world of eco-friendly screen printing, and here we learn about considerations you should make when assessing the surface design of your textile products.