Preparing the Fabric

embroidery finishing Length and width of the required fabric depend both on the length of the embroidery machine as well as on the article produced.?

Putting the Fabric

embroidery finishing The process of passing the fabric through the embroidery machine and fixing it on the length and side tension bars is called ?putting the fabric?

Dyeing/Finishing with Color

apparel dyeing finishing When ‘colour’ is applied to a fabric it is termed as dyeing. Dyeing and printing of fabrics is usually done after routine or basic finishes but prior to the application of other finishes. It is mainly done to give colour to the fabric and thus improve the appearance of the fabric.

Dyeing Methods

dyeing finishing weaving Dyeing can be performed using continuous or batch processes. Yarn dyeing is used to create interesting checks, stripes, and plaids with different-coloured yarns in the weaving process. Substances which cause these changes are called dyestuffs.

Schiffli Embroidery Fabric Fixation Systems

embroidery finishing Magic tape fixation and needle fixation are the widely used fabric fixation systems in Schiffli machine embroidery.

Types of Dyes-Classification based on chemical structure

dyeing finishing The Dyes are classified based on the fibres to which they can be applied and the chemical nature of each dye. Dyes are complex unsaturated aromatic compounds fulfilling characteristics like intense colour, soluability, Substansiveness and fastness. Dyes can be defined as the different type of colouring particles which differ in each type from the other in chemical composition and are used for colouring fabrics in different colours and shades which are completely soluble in liquid media.

Removing the Fabric

embroidery finishing After making the lock stitches the embroidery machine frame has to be moved upwards until the threads are 5 to 6 cm long

Winding Up

embroidery finishing Winding up has to be carried out if design size exceeds size of embroidery area.

Printing

finishing Fabrics are often printed with colour and patterns using a variety of techniques and machine types. It is the process of transferring colour, pattern, motif or decoration of one or more colours in any one of a variety of methods or techniques to fabric. It involves the surface application of colour in a predetermined pattern, design or motif by manual or mechanical directed discharge, direct or resist methods.

Finishing

finishing Finishing encompasses chemical or mechanical treatments performed on fibre, yarn, or fabric to improve appearance, texture, or performance. Some of the fabric finishing methods are-Brushing, Shearing, Pressing, Raising, Beetling, Calendaring, Folding, etc. Finishing can be carried out in 3 stages i.e. Pre-treatment, coloration and Finishing.