The process of knitting, dying, and printing tend to play an important role on matters pertaining the general appearance of the final clothing. Dyeing is a process where the color of the fabric tends to be changed. Yard dyeing, for example, is a process where dying tend to happen on yarns with the intention of producing checks, gingham, woven stripes and many other special effects on clothing. Piece dyeing is used when the fabric in question is needed in one solid color hence one would need to avoid it where he or she needs to mix up colors. One tends to pass the fabric through the padded rollers where the color spreads throughout the fabric while the excess color is pressed out of the fabric.
Packaging dyeing tends to be yet another method of dying which involves winding of yards on a cylinder with the intention of impacting color on it. The dye tends to be forced from the outside into the packages while more dye is forced from the inside out under pressure. Printing has also incorporated use of computers with the intention of increasing accuracy. It can be easy to print fabrics especially where one has the right skill and the right people. It also calls for long runs of the same fabric design to be produced on a roller printer at a speed of 50 to 100 yards per minutes.
One would also utilize automatic screen printing
especially where one needs color design on a fabric. This method is known to producing more intricate designs, larger designs and various handcrafted effects although it tends to be slower than roller printing. Flatbed screen printing is yet another method one can utilize on matter pertaining printing. It would be essential for one to note that it is possible to excempt dyeing from some parts of a fabric where need be. Depending on what one wants, it is possible to have up 16 colors on a fabric.
Design and durability highly relies on the finishing one puts after printing. One can choose one of the finishes thanks to many options availed. One would also need to note that it tends to be easy to do finishing on cotton fabric when compared to other types of fabrics. Finishing tends to add so much value to a fabric as it can reduce instances of shrinking, ensure water repellency, flame resistance, durability among other aspects. It also tends to be possible to add more than one finish to a given clothing for various reasons.