Whether you’ve been struggling to find a certain design style, or you want to unleash your creativity by designing your own prints, custom 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
We are a major importer and distributor of predominantly stretch fabrics of all types and qualities. We have a long heritage in the sector and huge product awareness. Not only do our clients benefit from our expertise but also from our buying power which allows us to keep prices highly competitive.
We continually invest in the latest design technology and the personnel to bring out the best in that technology. We use specialist CAD/CAM software to design, repeat and colour match artwork. We use sophisticated inkjet printers capable of printing small samples to thousands or metres. We continually invest in the latest design technology and the personnel to bring out.
Our investment in digital printing allows you to materialise your ideas at incredible speed and quality, incurring a fraction of the set up costs associated with conventional contract printing. Digital printing is printing without limits; no limit to the number of colours you can use, the complexity of design or the repeat or panel size
A dominant force in the gymnastics world, Milano Pro Sport work closely with the Friedman's design team collaborating to create impressive and exciting print ranges.
Gold Water Wear is an innovative new brand combining elegance and style with exclusive prints for sportswear and swim.
The customer supplied their own high quality artwork and made a selection of print bases within the collection. To further enhance the prints they also chose to add a foil application, selecting from our vast range of foil colours and alluring patterns to create stunning final fabrics.
We had the pleasure of working with world renowned fashion designer Liz Vandal, who created the most amazing costumes for Hong Kong Ballet's production of Peter Pan.
Re colouring and re scaling prints from our vast collection, engineered to her fabulous creations.
The Globe Girls are a captivating group of drag artists who have the most fabulous outfits. Providing us with high quality design files which are visually captivating and designed to truly wow!
Working together with James Maciver Costumes, Friedman's have created a number of exciting custom print designs used for TV, theatre and the entertainment industry. Also selecting prints from our vast range, James Maciver make award winning costumes for some of the most prestigious productions.
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. The best way to send us files is through our WeTransfer page. Click the button below, attach your file and upload.