Hand Painting technique has different names due to the tools we use for colors to absorb in a unique way they create. The general process is very similar and put in one category.
Other names are Other Name: Pour Dye, Tie Pour Dye, Brush Dye, Tie Brush Dye, Spiral Tie Dye, Rainbow Tie Dye, Liquid Tie Dye, Splatter Dye, Pigment Pour Dye, Snowflake Dye, Ice Dye.
For splatter dye, we use a hand brush. We splatter colors on garments in random.
For Ice dye, we use ice instead of water. Ice eventually melts and creates unique wash effects.
There are some available tools such as a brush, a roller, a bottle, a sponge, ice, or other special chemicals.
AGING OR STEAMING
AGING OR STEAMING
Preparing for Bulk
1. It is very important to use fabric without softener or hydrophilic softener in the fabric mill. Some softener blocks dyestuffs on the fabric surface and dyestuffs will not be absorbed. Usually, it appears uneven dye effects like dye spot.
2. It is also very important to conduct a blanket test before cutting the fabrics. To learn blanket procedures, click here.
3. Fabric, style construction, accessory, and graphics are very important in garment wash and dye.
For the cost, the garment weight is important because the recipe is based on O.W.G. (on the weight of goods).
4. If there’s a zipper, you must wrap the zipper with the same fabric. If you wrap zipper, there will be some undyed area, which needs tolerance for garment dyeing & washing.
5. It is easy to get needle hole issue especially fabric is too thin, less than 120 gram /m2. To learn more about the needle hole issue, click here
6. Requires wide Shadeband for color shade and coverage.
7. There might be different wash effects as per garment size.
8. Cross-staining and color spots are the most common issue and it’s inevitable during bulk production.