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  • The Art of Silk Printing

    Posted on July 19, 2010 by Administrator

    My 2nd day in Shanghai, I woke up early and commuted 2 hours outside of the city to meet with my silk vendors. It’s been a long time since my last visit, so I was pretty excited to check out my vendor’s new factory and see all the new silk developments. This was probably the longest day during my entire Asia trip. By the time I got back to my hotel I was so exhaaaaaausted!
    JULY 10th, 2010: THE ART OF SILK PRINTING

    It all begins with a silk screen. When the factory receive the art work, they make a screen for each color on a print! 5 colors on a print = 5 screens!

    Colors are mixed and placed in buckets according to pantone colors or fabric swatch provided. I’m always amazed by how they match the colors so closely to what I picked.
    MACHINE SILK PRINTING

    Once the screens are made and colors are picked the first [...]


    This post was posted in WHERE IN THE WORLD IS KIMMIE?, PIECES OF ME... and was tagged with yumi kim, shanghai, silk factory, silk screening, machine silk screening, hand silk screen, china factory tours

 
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