A woven label is one of the last and most important finishing touches to your design. It will be the one thing that stays on your design from the beginning and also be the one thing that helps set your design apart from your competitors. If you need some help in designing your woven clothing labels then read below for some helpful tips. Label position on your product It is usually a good idea to consider the position where the label will be attached to your product as it will determine the look and the size of the label. So, when designing your labels, it is good that you decide where you would like to have the labels. Doing this will help it easy for you to decide the types of fold and size of your labels.
Choose the right size
The size of your product or brand design will determine the size of label you need. Therefore, it may be a good idea for you to draw the size of the label on a piece of paper, cut it and put it on your product. This will help you get exactly what you want. If it is not what you want, cut it smaller or redraw a bigger size and put it on your product once again. Depending on your needs, a standard label size usually ranges from 20mm-70mm.
Choose the right fold
There are different types of folds for woven labels meant for different purposes including:
- End fold labels- They have an extra seam allowance measuring 7mm on both sides.
- Flat labels- Lie flat on a product hence creating a sharp and crisp edge
- Centerfold labels– Folded across the center with a seam allowance
- Book fold labels (hem tags) – are like center fold labels but the difference is that book fold
labels have a seam allowance that is folded inward.
- Mitre fold labels- They have ends which are turned over and up at a 90-degree angle.
Use contrasting colors
Using contrasting colors can enable you to show all the detail clearly on the labels. Some of the contrasting colors to consider include white on black, black on white red on black and so on. It may not be a good idea to use similar colors like light grey on white or light yellow on white.
Keep it simple Many people may be tempted to put all their information on the labels. However, this is not a good idea as most of the woven brands out there are designed to show your brand only. If you put too much information, you may end up distracting your customer as he or she will not be able to focus on your brand to the detail. You may have to simplify your log when necessary. As you can see, designing woven labels is not very difficult if you know what you need to do. Just follow the 5 tips above and I can assure you that you will be able to come up with a woven label that will meet or even exceed your expectations to help you enjoy the benefits of woven labels.