Focus on Consumables

Print and embroidery consumables can make or break a garment decoration business. Great inks can make a print pop and a good quality backing can do wonders for an embroidery design. Over the next few pages, we showcase a selection of such products.

Madeira A host of premium supplies

Madeira is a leading thread manufacturer with over 100 years of experience producing premium supplies for the embroidery and textile industry, offering a comprehensive range of threads, backings, toppings and accessories for professional embroidery applications whatever your market sector.

Consistent quality is maintained by using only the best raw materials in Madeira’s production processes, rest assured that products bearing the Oeko-Tex Standard 100 certification make optimum use of natural resources and are guaranteed to not contain any banned substances. Your core thread choice will be determined by the end use of the products you embroider. CLASSIC is a smooth-running rayon thread with a soft

Choose Madeira for your threads

natural sheen finish, available in four different weights. For garments that may come into contact with bleach during washing, choose POLYNEON a polyester thread designed to withstand these conditions, in a choice of three different weights. The extended thread range includes a variety of metallics, matt finish and wool mix threads. Within the ‘smart textiles’ group for specialist applications, you will find conductive, reflective and fire-resistant threads.

Stabilise any fabric with a choice from the wide range of backings, toppings and films, Madeira UK stocks a variety of products to suit all requirements. Whether you prefer squares or rectangles Madeira's popular cutting service, available on the majority of backings, will save you both time and money.

The embroidery accessory range, supporting smooth running production includes; machine frames, needles, bobbins, scissors, snips, sprays and oil for machine maintenance. Choose Madeira to ensure you run the highest quality products on your machine and achieve great embroidery results every time. ETC Supplies Making your embroidery easier

The most important factor in choosing an effective backing is the type of fabric being embroidered, followed by style and stitch count. Backings make commercial embroidery much easier, helping support a smooth, firm surface for clean sewing.

ETC Supplies offers a wide selection of

backing materials in various

configurations, pre-cut, in rolls. ETC even offers a cutting service designed to make your life simpler.

With ETC embroidery backings, you benefit from optimum stabilisation,

Virus Inks Inks that meet high-quality standards

Pioneer of water- based technology, Virus Inks

formulates and produces new generation water- based inks since 2005 able to meet the high-quality standards required by the market thanks to the superior

performances and simplified printing techniques.

Eco sustainable products and

Example prints on the wall of Virus Inks’ HQ in Italy ETC Supplies offers a cutting service

different weights, easy handling and exceptional value for money – a one-stop solution for all your embroidery needs.

procedures to give back life to the planet and future to the sector. Virus Inks offers products and procedures designed to increase productivity and hold down costs thanks to less ink consumption, reduced downtime and energy saving. Virus water-based inks comply with the quality parameters and substances restrictions (RSL) required by the most important brands of the international textile sector. Choose the guaranteed ecological quality of Virus’ PVC, phthalate and formaldehyde free inks! Inner research and development laboratory enables Virus to set partnerships with the top brands in the textile branch. Virus’ study and testing in house aims at facing innovation in textile printing together with partners. August 2020 | 23 |

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