Fabric PRINTING

STSC work with a selection of Indian digital printers who can assist us in bringing your bespoke colours to life.

These include waterless digital printing and silk digital printing services. These services require a $340 AUD set up fee which includes liaising between clients and our specialised printers, print testing, to strike offs through to bulk print set up processes. 

Timelines

1-2 months once print profiles/ strike offs have been approved. 

Please allow 3-4 weeks for the mill to create print profiles or strike offs of your prints including shipping time.

You will be notified by any further delays due to the ever-changing COVID situation.

Overall allow 3 months for fabric printing with STSC. 

Waterless digital PRINTING

With Mill 2 in India

STSC’s waterless digital printing service is designed to reduce waste in fabric, ink consumption and electricity making it energy and material conscious. Mill 2 utilises innovative and eco-friendly NeoPigment™ digital printing technology created by Kornit. The revolutionary process uses zero water in the printing process and includes no pre-treatments, washing or steaming.  


Aside from being water free, the integrated process eliminates the need for external or additional chemical pre-treatments.The inks are water-based NeoPigment™ inks and are 100% free of heavy metals, formaldehyde and Alkylphenol Ethoxylates (APE), making them non-hazardous, non-toxic and biodegradable.

SILK digital PRINTING

With Mill 3 in India

More information coming soon.

Alternative Printer Recommendations

Australia

 

Waterless digital PRINTING

Print Sampling Print Options

Option A: Initial sample order 10-15 metres, maximum of 2 prints. Once approved, please send through separate order for bulk.

Option B: Bulk order divided into sampling and bulk order. Sampling fabric is taken off the bulk order 

e.g. 100 metres total order with 10 metres taken off for sampling with a balance of 90 metres for bulk.

10 metres of printed sampling from your selected print profiles. You may choose up to 2 print profiles to sample print. 

Waterless digital PRINTING

Print Profiles

Print Profiles (1m). Print profiles show how different colours are printed with specific digital printer settings. They allow you to choose the print which is closest to your digital design.
e.g Print 1, Print 2 Print 3.

Send in Post to STSC to be forwarded onto the client OR sent direct to international client once NDA has been signed. 

Client Approves and moves to bulk order or further testing

Waterless digital PRINTING

Bulk Order

Please indicate the quantity required for printing for each print design. 

e.g Order for 100 metres of Organic Cotton Fabric. 

  • Print 1: (Name) - 35metres UNCUT

  • Print 2: (Name) - 35 metres UNCUT

  • Print 3: (Name) - 30 metres UNCUT

The mill will send parcels to STSC to be forwarded onto the client. For Production the fabric can be sent directly to your nominated factory.

 

SILK Digital PRINTING

Print Sampling Print Options

Option A: Initial sample order 10-15 metres, maximum of 2 prints. Once approved, please send through separate order for bulk.

Option B: Bulk order divided into sampling and bulk order. Sampling fabric is taken off the bulk order 

e.g. 100 metres total order with 10 metres taken off for sampling with a balance of 90 metres for bulk.

10 metres of printed sampling from your selected print profiles. You may choose up to 2 print profiles to sample print. 

SILK Digital PRINTING

Print Profiles

Print Profiles (1m). Print profiles show how different colours are printed with specific digital printer settings. They allow you to choose the print which is closest to your digital design.
e.g Print 1, Print 2 Print 3.

Send in Post to STSC to be forwarded onto the client OR sent direct to international client once NDA has been signed. 

Client Approves and moves to bulk order or further testing

SILK Digital PRINTING

Bulk Order

Please indicate the quantity required for printing for each print design. 

e.g Order for 100 metres of Organic Cotton Fabric. 

  • Print 1: (Name) - 35metres UNCUT

  • Print 2: (Name) - 35 metres UNCUT

  • Print 3: (Name) - 30 metres UNCUT

The mill will send parcels to STSC to be forwarded onto the client. For Production the fabric can be sent directly to your nominated factory.

 

graphic design file requirements

  • Photoshop PSD or Tiff files can be sent to our printing mills to create digital prints. 

  • All files are to be set up in CMYK Colour, 8 bits/ channel.

  • The mill will provide you with a strike off for approval.​

Please provide 2 files: 

Print Artwork Strike Off (PSD or Tiff)

  • “Print name”_Print Artwork_”variation”
    e.g Daisy_Print Artwork_Blue Colourway


Print Artwork Instructions (PDF or Word)

  • “Print name”_Print Instructions
    e.g Daisy_Print Instructions

If the artwork is in repeat, provide dimensions for the repeat pattern tile.

  • e.g. Photo: Repeat patterns and draw dimensions. 


For a placement prints provide dimensions for the artwork.

  • e.g. photo: Artwork tile not in repeat p example