How many kinds of folding for woven labels&cutting method for clothing labels?
There are possible ways to fold the woven labels.Most customers have an incorrect or confusing understanding of these folds.
KSTHL Labels will detail the most common folding methods on the market. We can send your fabric label in roll form or cut and folded into a shape of your choice.Below you can see all the cutting and folding options, as well as the maximum sizes we offer.
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Folding way for custom clothing tags
Straight cut labels have no wrinkles and can be sewn anywhere in the garment.A straight cut label is typically sewn on all sides, however it can also be sewn on only the left and right sides, or on the top of the label, as all the edges have been heat sealed to prevent wear.
Ironing and bonding (stripping) backing can only be done on straight cut labels.This is the most common way to knit labels.
Maximum size – width 400mm/height 150mm
Sewing – Sew flat from all sides or one side of the garment, leaving a minimum of 4mm sewing allowance.
Good for – Brand labels, clothing labels, mattress labels, bedding labels, accessories, bath textiles.
End-fold woven labels provide an elegant way to add brand labels without needing to be sewn into a seam.The final crease removes the corners of the label for a soft, non-itchy result.Wide and thin are the most common shapes for end-folded braided labels.
Maximum size – width 32-180mm/height 8-100mm/fold 4-30mm
Sew – Sew directly on the left and right sides.
Suitable for – brand labels, clothing labels, towel labels, home textiles.
Center fold braided label at center crease and seam.The middle crease helps the label lie flat, and if desired, simple care and content information can be included on the back of the label for dual purposes.Sometimes also called cyclic labels, however, cyclic labels do not have a firm center crease.
Maximum dimensions Center fold – width 8-100 mm/height 21-65 mm
Maximum dimensions long center fold – width 6-75mm/height 15-120mm
Sewing – Hang the label in the seam of the garment, directly or through the edge of the garment, leaving a minimum sewing margin of 4mm from either end of the label
Suitable for – brand labels, clothing labels, home textile labels, accessories.
A bevel braided label is folded together at both ends to create two labels that can be sewn into a seam.After application, the tag hangs on the tag and can be used as a hook loop.Mitre folded labels are best with a short and wide logo.
Maximum dimensions – width 55-110mm/height 15-25mm
Sewing – stick the label in the seam of the garment and sew it directly on.
Suitable for – brand labels, clothing labels, bedding labels.
Manhattan folding woven clothing tags are almost exclusively used for hem labels. The extra folding at the top edge eliminates exposed corners for the cleanest look and softest feel.Depending on the thickness of the fabric, the central folds can be creased or looped.
Maximum size – width 8-100mm/height 30-65mm/fold 4-12mm
Sewing – on the hem of a garment or the edge of a textile. Sew directly on the edge of the fold.
Suitable for – brand labels, clothing labels, curtains, tablecloths.
Trapezoidal cut & diagonal cut
This type of folding label is primarily used for bedding and mattresses, but can also be applied to clothing.The trapezoidal label is intended to be sewn on the corner edge of the product.One way is to sew it on the corners, the other way is to flip the corners of the label and sew it inside.(Usually used in duvets). Diagonal cuts are used for non-standard designs and you can sew the label directly onto the garment just as you would a straight cut label.
Maximum size – width 400mm/height 150mm
Sewing – Diagonal the seam of the product from either side or directly from both sides, leaving a minimum seam edge of 4mm.
Good for – Mattress label, bedding label, quilt label, duvet label, corner label.
This folding is similar to the Manhattan folding.The main difference is that both sides of the cover folding have seam margin, seam margin needs to be folded.Cover folding is often used for folding labels, cap labels and other products.It’s called a book cover folding because it’s like a book folding.
Maximum size – width 8-100mm/height 28-170mm/height 2-4-65mm
Sewing – Through the fold from one side.
Good for – Mattress label, bedding label, clothing label, duvet label.
A lot of customers can get confused about the middle and the loop, and there are some examples where someone asked for the middle but told us to go for the loop.
In order to avoid unnecessary disputes, the default user of Uimages wants a circular fold with a middle fold.Unless you tell us you don’t need the middle fold, we just do the loop fold.
A roll of webbing, such as ribbon.
cutting method for clothing labels
As we all know, woven labels are divided into heat cut woven tags and ultrasonic cut woven labels according to the treatment method of edges. Computer woven labels application is very wide, popularized all kinds of clothing, shoes and hats, home textiles, toys, handbags, bags including the main mark on the tie, washing water mark, size mark, decorative mark and so on.Flexible processing, can be hot, ultrasonic and laser laser cutting for a variety of width (1-20cm), add the edge, refine a variety of woven seal: breastplate, badge, armband, shoulder, etc., in the technical aspect has reached the European and American synchronous level.As a result, many foreign suppliers of clothing accessories look to Chinese suppliers.
Woven label ultrasonic cut is a machine that uses ultrasonic transducer to act on the cutting part of the product, and then presses the cutting part of the product to make it close to the ultrasonic die head.The ultrasonic energy is transferred to the shear zone through the ultrasonic die head.Due to the large acoustic resistance between the cutting tool and the ultrasonic die head, local high temperature will be generated. And because of the poor thermal conductivity of the product, it can not be distributed in time for a while,and gather in the shear area, resulting in the rapid melting of the pressing surface of the product, one is divided into two, when the ultrasonic stop action, the section quickly cooling, the formation of molten solution, the incision is beautiful.
Woven label eager is to use polyester hot melt characteristics, using a high heat of cutting knife, cut semi-finished products of the whole article points into each collar mark, due to high heat, yarn will stick together when cutting, not loose edge, in if the production process, due to machine breakdown or do not pay attention to operation, and is easy to get the burning hot the hard edge of the undulating.It is easy to scratch the skin when wearing, resulting in discomfort. The trimmed woven labels are generally not suitable for children’s wear.
Laser cutting is a method used in label manufacturing. It allows people to have more than just a square design, because they can now control the edges and shapes of their labels.
Laser cutting provides extreme precision and clean cutting, preventing wear and deformation from occurring. If you want to add depth to the label, consider laser-cut borders.