WASH & DYE TECHNIQUES
Pigment dye is the most common garment dyeing technique. Pigment build-up is very high and bright, fluorescent. The main characteristic is natural hi-low, vintage effects, and the limitation is low crocking level.
Neon Pigment Dye
Neon pigment dye contains fluorescent materials, which can be excited by non-visible light in the UV-A, B, or C region and emit visible light, while showing no color in daylight.
Natural Dye is dyestuffs extracted from natural source, such as stone, vegetable, flowers, trees, etc. These dyestuffs are eco-friendly items for environment and sustainability.
Pigment dyes usually get colorfastness issue with dark colors, especially crocking and home laundry test. Vintage dye improves colorfastness and shows vintage and washed out look together.
Aqua wash creates vintage effects around the seam by discharging the colors on the body. This is a very mild discharging chemical that activates under high temperatures. This gives uneven discharge effects around the seam.
Acid wash, other names are a mineral wash, and white snow wash. A bleaching agent that is sprayed onto foam blocks. The blocks are washed with the garments,. Sponges, pearls, sand, and Styrofoam are common materials for the wash.
Sundry wash uses special chemicals that gets quite a unique vintage and hi-low effect around the seam area.
Burnout wash is to achieve a see-through or sheer look in the garment. Hydro sulfuric acid reacted on cotton. After the reaction, some cotton parts are removed.
Lunar dye is a garment dyeing technique by using pigment dyestuffs processing under room temperature. As characteristic, outside garments absorbs more color than inside garment with hi-low effects around seams.
Dip dye is creating a smooth and natural ombre or color gradation effect in a garment.
Spiral Tie & Hand Painting
The tie pattern is spiral. After the tie, individual workers apply the color to the garments.
Crystal Tie Dye
Crystal tie dye, another name is “marble dye”. A garment is put into mesh bag and dye them. After removing the bag, the pattern reflects in the garment.
Garments are tied and dyed. The tie pattern will be reflected in the garment.
Hand painting is manual work made by individual workers. It becomes natural & unique. The patterns and designs could vary.
Ice Tie Dye
As the ice melts, it will dissolve the dye powder and saturate the fabric. It creates unique designs and patterns.
Rainbow Tie Dye
Rainbow dye is a special wash technique using a special chemical.
Bleach Tie Dye
Special chemical is used for this wash.
Special Tie Dye
Special tools are used for this wash.