Whether you’ve been struggling to find a certain design style, or you want to unleash your creativity by designing your own prints, bespoke printing at Friedmans, parent company to Funkifabrics, should be your first port of call. We offer everything from a Print from File Service to a comprehensive design and print service where we work with you to translate your imaginative design concepts into beautifully printed fabric. Unique designs at highly affordable prices are now available to everybody.
- Design & Print Service - Print from file means we print whatever you send us. We don't tweak files before printing, speeding up lead times and reducing costs. It also puts you in full control of the process of creating your own printed textiles.
- Recolour and Resizing Service - We offer an extensive range of designs highly suited to the industries we serve. Using our recolouring/resizing service you can create new colourways of these designs or change the scale, making them unique to you.
- Complete Design Service - If you need a design created from scratch or an existing one amended, our experienced in-house design team can meet your needs efficiently and to a very high standard.
Questions about Bespoke Printing
Q. What fabrics can you print onto?
A. We specialise in printing onto polyester / elastane (lycra) blended fabrics. We use fabrics with high elastane contents giving excellent stretch, shape regain and performance properties.
Q. What is the cost of printing?
A. The price depends on the fabric quality you choose, quantity ordered and ink coverage of design. Please contact us for a quotation.
Q. What file types can you accept?
A. We can accept files in TIF, PSD, AVA or JPG format. Please contact us for further clarification.
Q. What resolution should I create my design in?
A. Repeating tile files should be a minimum of 180dpi and a maximum of 300dpi at the desired print size. Please contact us for further clarification.
Q. How will you colour match my design?
A. For our Print from File service we won't colour manage your files, we put you in control. For our other print services you can share a hard copy colour example or choose from our colour palette.
Q. Do you have a minimum or maximum production order for bespoke printing?
A. We print from one metre to thousands of metres.
Q. What are your lead times?
A. Depending on the printing schedule we can generally produce a sample within 3 days. For production meterage most jobs can be completed within 2 weeks.
Q. Can I supply my own fabric for you to print on?
A. Yes, subject to surcharge, certain terms, conditions and testing fabric for print suitability.
Q. How can I send my file to you?
A. You can send design files to us on CD, DVD or USB Stick. Alternatively we can accept files using any of the file transfer websites.