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PRINTING ON NATURAL FABRICS

Thursday, October 18th, 2018

Here is a selection of fabric by the metre that we have recently printed. We often get asked by customers about what colour their background shade will be and here are some examples of customer’s prints that use the natural shade of the fabric to create one of the colours in the print.

The fabrics in the pictures above are natural and bleached linen, cotton panama and cotton stain. The panama and the satin come in two base shades optic and non optic.

This has proved to be very popular and some of our best selling prints are single colours printed onto natural linen and another advantage of creating your prints this way is you can very easily screen print your designs allowing you to get a much better print price.

HTS can print digitally, rotary screen or flat bed print any of your print requirements and we have very low minimum orders at very competitive prices. If you would like any samples of the base shades listed above or any information regarding our bespoke printing service please visit www.htsprint.co.uk or drop give one of our team a ring on 0800 234 6686 and we will be more than happy to discuss your print enquiry.

PROMOTIONAL PRINTED BRANDED CUSHIONS

Sunday, September 2nd, 2018

This is a great collection of branded cushions we have printed over the last few weeks. This market has really grown over the past couple of years with companies seeing it as a very cost effective way of promoting their brand. We use customer’s logos and pantone match exactly to the branded colours that make their brands so recognisable.

These designs have all been printed two sided, filled with a polyester filler, colour matched zip at the cushion base and are printed on a very durable satin fabric to give the cushion a very luxurious feel. Customers use them for office receptions, exhibitions and promotional events.

We will be updating our bespoke fabric collection in the New Year and if you would like to receive fabric swatches of what fabrics are currently available please give us a ring on 0800 234 6686 or visit our website www.htsprint.co.uk and fill in the contact page with your enquiry and we will send you some samples.

PRINTED AND MANUFACTURED COORDINATED PRODUCTS

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

HTS specialise in the printing and manufacturing of coordinated kitchen and home accessory ranges.
Here is a really good example of how a ceramics company converted their hand painted ceramic collection into a printed textile product collection. The designs were colour matched to their existing pottery products, printed on the roll and then manufactured into a kitchen collection with additional pencil cases and washbags.

The fabric is a 309gsm non optic cotton printed using reactive dyes so you achieve really bright colours and no colour loss after washing.

The customer supplied their own bespoke woven labels which we placed in all the products.
The tea towels had a customer labels with a natural loop.
Aprons have customer label, heavy webbing with adjustable d-ring.
Washbags and pencil cases have customer label and both have white PU lining.

This collection is a really good example of how UK digital printing and manufacturing allows you to create a very bespoke engineered print collection at affordable prices. The feedback we are getting from our clients is that their customers are looking for MADE IN THE UK products.

If you would like a quote or any information please give one of our team a ring on 01254 398054 or drop us an email to info@htsprint.co.uk or visit our website www.htsprint.co.uk

CAMOFLARGE PRINTING

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

Here is a really good example of how to use both DIGITAL FABRIC PRINTING and ROTARY SCREEN PRINTING to achieve a successful end result. This design has been technically designed by our Australian client by arranging a selection of small areas of colours to create the camouflage to work perfectly in their environment and as you can see (or not see!) from the attached pictures they have achieved this.

The design was created to be printed digitally and this allowed the size of the colour blocks to be very small and the fit to be so precise that the blocks of colour fall exactly how the designer required them to create the camouflage. The client supplied the individual separations with TPX Pantone references and the sample prints were all printed digitally and looked fantastic.

However there was a major problem with printing this design digitally it required to be printed on a dyed ground so that the reverse of the fabric was not white. This now made the print almost impossible to print digitally so we had to try and print it with rotary screens on a colour matched dyed ground. Our design studio then had to be place the design into a rotary screen repeat and engrave a test engraving to make sure we could engrave the design with the blocks being so small, both of these were achieved successfully. The base fabric was a polycotton ripstop and this now required to be dyed exactly to the required base shade which we used a local dyer to do with a successful outcome.

The rotary screens were then engraved, colours matched the original digital prints and then bulk printed. This allowed the customer to get exactly what they required in terms of print mark on a dyed ground and it was also done at a much lower price per metre.

This is a great example of using both digital fabric printing and rotary screen printing to get the best out of both print techniques. For more information on HTS print services please visits www.htsprint.co.uk or give us a ring on 0800 234 6686 to speak to one of our team.

FULL COLOUR DIGITALLY PRINTED TEA TOWELS

Saturday, July 14th, 2018

New collection of digitally printed bespoke tea towels, this is a really good example of how to use digital printing to create a really nice collection of printed tea towels.

The feedback we receive from our customers is they find this form of digital printing really good because you can have mixed designs across your order. The designs are full bleed out which is something that a not a lot of tea towel printers can offer.

The towels are printed with reactive dyes which means the colours are really bright and fully fixed allowing them to be washed and laundered without any colour loss to the print. The fabric is a really nice cotton panama which is also available in a natural version which is very popular at the moment.

HTS offer a full sampling service so you can see the product printed and manufactured before the bulk order. We also have a full bespoke manufacturing service and can add customer labels and loops. We don’t manufacture the labels but we recommend you give www.penninelabelsltd.co.uk a call and they will be able to print or weave your own labels.

If you would like a quote or any information please give a member of our team a ring on 01254 398 054 or drop us an email to info@htsprint.co.uk
Information of all our printing and manufacturing services can be found at www.htsprint.co.uk

PRINTED AND MANUFACTURED KITCHEN RANGES

Friday, June 29th, 2018

Sorry it’s been a while since our last blog but since we launched the new look website in February and it had an immediate effect on business and we have been very busy. We have so much to tell our customers and hopefully new customers so we are going to do everything we can to make sure that all our new prints and products are posted so you are all kept informed.

Here is a really great example of how digital printing and screen printing can work together to create a great finished collection. This collection apart from the tea towels has been printed on our new linen.

The cushions are 45cm x 45cm printed linen front with a plain linen reverse nicely finished with a feather filler, hidden zip at the base and our customers own label. This design was set up by the customer to fit the cushion panel and it has worked really well.

The kitchen range was manufactured from what we call “fabric by the metre” this is a directional repeating design that we can cut into anywhere to get the maximum use of the fabric and this has gone across the range in two designs.

The double oven gloves are a top quality product and this collection is finished off with our thermally efficient tufted towelling, if you don’t require the towelling we can replace it with print all over.

Hob covers are a really popular product and these are made with or without the towelling as per the oven gloves, finished with matching binding, loops and customers labels.

Oven gauntlets are a new product and apparently are very popular with budding male chefs or at least that’s what our customers tell us. These are printed on both sides but you could have just the print on one side if required.

Printed tea towels, we screen printed this collection on our unbleached natural 10oz ½ panama and it has printed great and really compliments the other kitchen products and it is a better fabric to use for a tea towel.

The great thing about all our printing and manufacturing is that it is all printed and manufactured in the UK and we take great pride in putting in our own MADE IN THE UK care label displaying this.

If you would like any prices, samples or you would just like to discuss your printing and manufacturing requirements please give one of our team a call on 01254 398054 or drop us an email to info@htsprint.co.uk
You can also find out much more about HTS at our website www.htsprint.co.uk

BESPOKE PRINTED CUSHIONS WITH MATCHING PIPING

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

Nice collection of colour matched bespoke printed cushions with matching piping. This collection is printed front and back on a really nice 250gsm cotton panama with printed striped matching piping.

This is a really good example of how digital printing can create a really bespoke collection of cushions without having to print hundreds of cushions. HTS printed the cushion fronts and backs together and then printed metres of the striped fabric to be cut up into piping. The cushions are all constructed with the matching colours and finished off with nice feather filler. We can also sew in customers own woven labels at no extra charge to give that extra bespoke finish.

HTS can offer this service on any of our fabrics and we don’t have large minimum orders and because the print process is digital you can have mixed designs on the same print run.

If you would like more details of our bespoke fabric and manufacturing services and would like to request swatches of our bespoke fabric collection then drop us a line to info@htsprint.co.uk You can visit our website at www.htsprint.co.uk or give us a call on 0800 234 6686 to speak to one of our team.

PRINTING ON LINEN

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Linen is becoming a really popular fabric to print on using the base shade as one of the main colours in the design. HTS print on both natural and bleached linen and the weight of the fabric is 256gsm.

HTS can now offer a full manufacturing service making cushions, tea towels, aprons, peg bags, make up bags, oven gloves, oven mitts and arga covers. We can also offer a bespoke manufacturing service but full details would need to be provided.

HTS digitally print on both fabrics but should you require larger amounts at a more competitive price we can offer screen printing options.

If you have your artwork but you don’t think it’s correct to go straight into print our design studio can help you re-design your prints and if you require printed samples these can also be produced.

If you would like to receive our new 2014 pricelist and samples of our new fabrics just drop us an email to info@htsprint.co.uk or visit our website www.htsprint.co.uk. If you would like to speak to one of our experienced team members please give us a call on 0800 234 6686

DIGITALLY PRINTED TEA TOWELS

Monday, February 26th, 2018

HTS are now producing bulk digitally printed tea towels and we offer a full printing and manufacturing service so you can have everything done in the one place. HTS can print Low minimums with a fast turnaround and you can have multiple designs over the single print run. The great thing about digital printing is you can have as many colours as you wish and the designs can be printed edge to edge.

Lots of our customers are now mixing their cushion, aprons and now tea towel orders so we can print the whole order in one print run which allows us to offer them a lower unit cost price.

The tea towels come hemmed on four sides, the colours are fully fixed and can be washed in a standard 40 degree wash and we can sew in customer’s labels at no extra charge.

If you would like more details of our bespoke fabric and manufacturing services and would like to request swatches of our bespoke fabric collection then drop us a line to info@htsprint.co.uk You can visit our website at www.htsprint.co.uk or give us a call on 0800 234 6686 to speak to one of our team.

CUSTOM CUSHION PRINTING

Saturday, January 13th, 2018

We have posted this blog to show a really good example of a design that is perfect for digital printing, this design has so many different colours and such a high level of detail that it would be impossible to print this any other way than digitally. The artist has professionally photographed their appliqué work and then edited the files to prepare them for printing. The feedback we have had back is that the prints are a really good interpretation of the original. The design has been printed on our 309 panama, backed with the same plain fabric and filled with our feather fillers to give it that extra finish.

Digital fabric printing allows customers to print as many colours as they want and there is no extra charge for this. The design repeat does not have to fit into a screen circumference. More and more companies are now switching to digital fabric printing because of the amount of designs and colour ways you can produce in one print run. With our bespoke cushion printing service you can print as many designs as you require in one print run and as long as they are on the same fabric you can have the bulk cheaper prices.

If you would like more details of our bespoke fabric and manufacturing services and would like to request swatches of our bespoke fabric collection then drop us a line to info@htsprint.co.uk You can visit our website at www.htsprint.co.uk or give us a call on 0800 234 6686 to speak to one of our team.