Screen Printing in Vietnam
My name is Chris. I have been working in the Vietnam Textile Industry since 2008. My expertise is advising fashion start-ups and sourcing printed t shirt makers. If you need help sourcing fabric then reach out to people like me or Paul. We know all the fabric manufacturers in Vietnam and we have relationships with factories in China, Taiwan and Korea.
Un Available's Fabrics
If you need fabric finishing like moisture wicking, they can do it.
They will dye your fabric to your exact chosen Pantone color. Fabric is not an issue for this printed t shirt maker in Ho Chi Minh City.
Paul, the owner, loves fabric and would be happy to show you his swatches that his printed t shirt maker in Ho Chi Minh city uses.
Fabric checking is important for you to understand and clarify with the factory. The last thing you want is faulty fabric. The first problem is that faulty fabric delays your production and the second problem is that it is hard to get replacement fabric or get your money back. A good factory has a four-point fabric checking system. As soon as your sewing factory informs you that the fabric arrived, ask them for the fabric checking report. Understanding fabric production is key to shortening garment manufacturing lead time. Here is a great blog post that goes into more detail about fabric checking calculations.
How about you?Do you have your fabric already and just need CMT?
Are you shopping around for a cheaper source of fabric?
Pauls team is very versatile and will help you streamline your supply chain to keep the price where it needs to be. If you need help sourcing fabric in Vietnam I can assist you as well. Contact me for more information.
Printed T Shirt Maker in Ho Chi Minh City
Un Available knows the importance of using quality inks and choose Japanese inks. Japanese inks produce vibrant colors, have great colorfastness and don’t fade after a few washes like cheaper inks do.
Un Available targets emerging fashion brands that have a wide range of garment styles in their collections. Un Available set up two groups of sewing lines. One group excels at knitted garments like tee’s and hoodies while the other group of sewing lines has expertise in making woven garments like khaki pants, board shorts and button down shirts. This is rare in Vietnam and presents challenges like additional overhead, hiring multi-skilled technicians and storing a variety of machines that are not used daily. Being able to sew both knit and woven garments allows Un Available to be a one stop shop, printed t shirt maker in Ho Chi Minh city, for fashion brands that have both knit and woven fabric in their collections. Most factories are either knit or woven factories, not both. Knit fabric vs woven fabric handles differently when sewing and they require different machines. Also, most factories in Vietnam only offer CMPT whereas Un Available offers FOB which means full service from fabric to packing.
If you are a niche brand with over the top detail requirements then consider Un Available as your printed t shirt maker in Ho Chi Minh city. If your sales are breaking out and you need to go overseas fast, then consider Un Available’s three unique selling points and contact me to introduce you to the boss. They are set up to support you with low MOQs, high quality, and trouble free production. Once they get the samples the way you want them you don’t have to lose sleep during production. You can be sure your garments will show up on time in perfect condition.
My name is Chris and I promote a printed t shirt maker in Ho Chi Minh City called Un Available. I know others as well. They employ western management systems. They take quality control very seriously. And, they use the best inks from Japan. Below is more information about them and images of their factory and products. They are particularly good at the screen printing techniques listed below.
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1. Which styles do you want to manufacture first?
2. Do you have tech packs?
3. Do you have any special factory requirements?
4. Have you produced before? If yes, then in what country?
5. What quantity per style per color do you order?
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Velvet (Direct Flocking) Screen Printing in Vietnam
There are 2 ways of flocking. One is printing flocking by using a velvet foil. It means that your design is cut from a colored foil and then pressed onto the garments by using heat transfer. The second is blowing out millions of flock fibers or synthetic materials onto garment design where it is coated by wet adhesive. This way is known as velvet direct flocking screen printing. The flocking adhesive is plastisol or water based adhesive. First, lay down your garment on a metal plate and print adhesive onto the garment surface. You can print however many layers you want. 3-layers is the best. You should not cure your garment on the last adhesive layer. The next step is to blow out fiber flock from your garment. After that, connect a generator with 50-100kV to the metal plate where garment is placed on. It will attract the fibers toward the garment and flocking happens. Finally, use a dryer to cure your garment and remove the loose fibers by shaking or vacuuming. Remember to prepare a box to contain your loose fibers so you can reuse them next time. This is the technique used for velvet direct flocking screen printing in Vietnam.
Velvet direct flocking screen printing in Vietnam works well with 100% cotton, 100% polyester and spandex fabrics. The production cost is expensive because it requires machinery and technical know how. It can be a few thousand dollars for hand held units and tens or hundreds thousands of dollars for an automatic multicolor systems. T-shirt forums is a place where you can get helpful advice on doing velvet screen printing.
Although its production cost is high, flocking screen printing is still adopted in many different industry such as textile screen printing, decorating and house hold applicant in Vietnam.
Velvet Direct Flocking Screen Printing in Vietnam
What is a good Velvet (Direct Flocking) Screen Printing in Vietnam product? It must ensure the velvet yarn to rise upright uniformly, and can withstand at least 10 washing cycles without affecting the image quality of the products. Currently, the demand for Velvet (Direct Flocking) Screen Printing in Vietnam is still popular; however, due to its high cost, the number of orders have declined.
Caviar Bead Screen Printing In Vietnam
Vietnam imports beads are made from synthetic plastic resin with various colors and sizes from Taiwan, Korea and China. These beads are pasted onto the image surface of fabric in adjacent rows by a mixture of adhesive and chosen ink. They look like floating colors of caviar on your fabric surface.
If you want to do caviar bead screen printing in Vietnam, then you should know some characteristics of this technology. Firstly, fabrics that can be used with caviar bead printing are 100% cotton, 100% polyester and denim fabrics. Secondly, caviar bead screen printing does not last well. It can react with strong solvents and high concentration cleaning agents like normal wash machine detergents. Thirdly, its heat resistance is not high. Ironing at 140 Celsius or higher will cause the beads to come off. Lastly, production cost depends on custom quality requirement and number of layers. However, the price is usually high because the processing is very complicated.
Despite high production cost, caviar beard screen printing in Vietnam is still used widely because its special effect. We can use transparent beads to animate reflective effects. In addition, it can also create a very interesting tactile surface for fabrics with various colors, shapes and sizes. If you want to know steps and tips to do caviar bead screen printing clearly, check out Unionink website.
Caviar Bead Silk Screen Printing in Vietnam
This is one of the easiest ways to make caviar bead screen printing. Please check it out on Youtube.