As a small local manufacturing business we had to make changes fast and adapt quickly to the current situation to keep everyone safe and our operations running.
With plenty of fabrics in stock, we can assure our clients that Digital Fabrics is open for business and will continue to operate and support our clients, community and friends through these difficult times as long as possible.
We are taking the recommended precautions and carefully monitoring advice from the Australian Government & World Health Organisation.
From this week all our office staff are working remotely, we are still a phone call away. Our sales and customer service might be working in their pajamas, but they are efficient as usual and happy to help with your enquiries. If you have any questions call Madie or Maria ph 02 8307 0258.
Kon, who is our production crew, is still working in our warehouse, his job is to print and dispatch all your orders on time.
In the meantime, to further implement social distancing, we have stopped offering clients visits and order collections from our warehouse for online orders. If you are working on your project through One On One service discuss with your print consultant about pick up options.
At our Textile School we had to cancel Create Your Own Wall Hanging and Digital Surface Design Intensive workshops, as well as our One on One textile design consulting services. On a good note we are moving classes online, so many of you will be able to learn textile design without leaving your home. We also will be offering online consultations, meet ups and live tutorials.
So stay tuned, let’s connect and stay strong together more than ever.
P.S Delivery times might be affected, as we have heard from many couriers services that logistics services are under pressure. If your project is urgent take this into account.
We’ve been really committed of late to sourcing gorgeous new fabrics to offer all of our customers, and are very pleased to introduce the second NEW addition to Digital Fabric’s polyester range – the Whisper. If you’ve been dreaming of a fantastic alternative to silk, with a hint of stretch and zero sheen, then this dreamy fabric’s for you!
Whisper is a light-weight fabric with a matte finish and a bright white base, which provides excellent colour reproduction when printed. The fabric’s smooth textured surface makes visible the fine details of designs making it perfect for prints with lots of elements and / or texture.
The fabric is a polyester / spandex blend with a good amount of stretch, and has an ultra-fine surface. Whisper’s feel and flexibility makes it a perfect choice for fashion garments and accessories as it is really comfortable to wear, and soft to touch. Whisper’s slinky, liquid-like drape makes it a great matte substitute for silk, and is most similar to our Dilly fabric. We think this fabric will be just perfect for scarves, skirts, dresses, blouses, lounge-wear, undergarments and soft accessories.
Sample swatches of Whisper are available now through our Sample Pack Order Form. Get in touch with any projects you feel the Whisper would be fabulous for!
Lately we’ve been committed to finding gorgeous new fabrics that we can offer to all of our customers! After plenty of research, sourcing and testing we are very excited to announce that we have a NEW fabric! Introducing Digital Fabrics’ newest polyester fabric – the Oliver. For those looking for a new fashion fabric the Oliver is definitely something you’ll be interested in.
The Oliver is a lightweight, 127 GSM Polyester Spandex blend (95% Polyester / 5% Spandex), which provides the fabric with a little stretch, making it a really comfortable option for fashion garments. Oliver has a bright white base with a matte surface, which results in strong colour reproduction when printing! The fabric is breathable, super-soft to touch and has an excellent drape.
This fabric is ideal for fashion applications, especially for those designing easy to wear, relaxed garments. Oliver is perfect for dresses, skirts, tops, soft accessories and loose-fitting Activewear.
Sample swatches of the Oliver are available now through our Sample Pack Order Form. If you’ve got an idea you think the Oliver might be perfect for, we’d love to hear from you!
Have you been dreaming up projects or designs that would be just perfect for a super soft linen? Now you can bring those ideas to life as we have a very exciting new fabric to introduce to our Natural Fabrics selection – the new Linen Deluxe!
Not to be confused with our very popular Cotton Linen fabric, the Linen Deluxe is a mid-weight 220GSM fabric that is 100% linen. It has a bright white base making it perfect for optimum colour reproduction when printing. We just can’t get enough of how our test print designs look on the fabric’s surface.
The texture and drape of the Linen Deluxe perfectly embodies simplicity and elegance, whilst its softness makes it ideal for both furnishings and apparel. We think it would be ideal for shirts, blouses, pants, cushion covers, curtains, tablecloths and napkins.
Sample swatches of the Linen Deluxe are available now using our Sample Pack Order Form. We can’t wait to see what you print on this gorgeous addition to the Digital Fabrics family.
We have a New Jersey fabric in stock replacing the old base. This is an exciting opportunity for those textile and fashion designers who are looking for a t-shirt like fabric to construct a garment, this fabric is suitable for women’s, mens and kids wear.
Jersey is a mid-weight 200 gsm fabric, not too heavy or light, with two way stretch jersey knit. It has nice drape, soft with a nice cotton-like hand.
The Fabric prints beautifully, with great colour representation and superb colour fastness.
Our fabulous New Jersey fabric is perfect for any t-shirt type’s garments and casual wear such as t-shirts, dresses, loose fit tops, singlets, cool weather scarves and baby clothes. This fabric also very well suited for home textiles: blankets, pillow cases or throw cushions.
NOTE: this fabric doesn’t have spandex and has only limited stretch capacity, this fabric will not be suitable for very tight garments such as leggings.
Midnight Jungle design printed on Jersey
Bright and Happy Florals fabric design by Katy Dee printed on Jersey
Marble Shevron fabric design printed on Jersey fabric
Wattle design by Crystal Kluger printed on Jersey fabric
This year Digital Fabrics will be closed on 22rd of December and re-opened on 8th of January with a skeleton staff, production commencing on the 15th January 2018.
How about if you still want to order fabric? Don’t worry, we will be accepting all online orders during holiday to be printed when we are back in action in 2018.
After the holiday first orders will be due to dispatch on Wednesday the 17th January.
Stay smart during pre-holiday rush, don’t rely on couriers services, they are busy! If possible, arrange a pick-up of your order from our Marrickville studio, we will be happy to say Hi.
CREATE YOUR OWN FABRIC CREATE YOUR OWN CUSHION COVER
To avoid pre-holiday stress and to receive your fabric before Christmas please note super important dates below:
Cut off times, if you require shipping
· 4th December – for Print and Make orders such as cushion covers, banners, scarves etc
· 11th December – All fabric printing orders that needs to be shipped and delivered before holiday. As much as we would love to, we cannot guarantee that orders submitted after this date will reach to you on time before Christmas.
· 12th December – last Express order for fabric printing or Print and Make orders
Orders for delivery, submitted after 15th December more likely to be printed and dispatched in New Year unless it’s an express order.
Pick-up orders cut off time
· 11th December Print and Make orders such as cushion covers, banners, scarves etc
· 15th December fabric printing orders
· 18th December last express order for fabric printing or Print and Make orders.
3 pm is our daily production cut off time, which means, if you placed an order after 3 pm, your order will be rolled over to the next day. Be that just an extra little careful when planning your fabric printing orders.
And as always, if you have any question, we are only a phone call away.
CREATE YOUR OWN FABRIC CREATE YOUR OWN CUSHION COVER
Exciting news! We have a new competition for all Textile designers out there, budding or experienced. The theme is ‘Palm Springs’. We know, fun right?
Create a fabric design for ‘interiors’ or ‘fashion’ inspired by ‘Palm Springs’ using any method you want. This could be photograph, paint, collage, sketch and could be based on colour, texture, architecture or landscape, there are no boundaries. Let your creativity GO WILD!
There will be 3 winners:
1st Prize will receive $250 worth of custom printing on a fabric from our stock plus a 45cm x 45cm cushion on waratah with their winning design, insert included.
2nd Prize will receive $100 worth of custom printing on a fabric plus a 45cm x 45cm cushion on waratah with their winning design, insert included.
3rd Prize will receive $50 worth of custom printing on a fabric plus a 45cm x 45cm cushion on waratah with their winning design, insert included.
All top ten designs will receive a strike-off of their design.
How it works:
Create it. Design it. Share it! Get your friends to share it too.
The top 10 designs will be voted for by the public, so share your designs with your friends, get them voting for you!
From the Top 10, there will also be one public voted winner, this will be the design that gets the most likes and the prize will be one 45cm x 45cm cushion with their design. Yay!
The competition will open on Saturday 21st October and close on Thursday 16th November at 9am Eastern Standard Time. All voting will close at 9am Eastern Standard Time Monday 20th November.
Top 10 will be announced on Monday 20th November on social media and will be featured on our website.
Winners will be announced on Friday 24th November.
- Upload your design onto your Instagram account.
- Add the tag: #dfpalmsprings and tag us: Digital Fabrics @digitalfabrics so we can find your entry! If you don’t use the correct hash tag we may not see your design.
- We love to know the story behind the design and what inspired you so tell us everything!
All designs must be submitted by Thursday 16th November 9am Eastern Standard Time to be included in the competition.
Just a little inspiration for you to enjoy:
Terms and conditions:
This competition for Australian residents only.
Please use the correct hashtag to be included: #dfpalmsprings and tag us @digitalfabrics to ensure we can see your entry.
Only entries with the correct hashtag #dfpalmsprings will be in the running of the competition.
Unlimited entries allowed.
The team at Digital Fabrics will choose the finalists.
The winning prize can be used for one fabric type only from our stock fabric collection.
The 45cm x 45cm cushion will be printed front and back and mailed to you.
We can’t wait to see all the designs!
Last month we held a very successful class for those keen to learn the Photoshop basics to get their designs on fabric. It was a full class and a big day of discovering the program, having a play and opening up the world of digital fabric printing possibilities to some eager creatives. We all had fun even if there was a lot of material to cover and get a handle on, we can’t wait to see what the students come up with and print in the future!
Coming up on December 3 we have another exciting class to get the creative juices flowing and it couldn’t come at a more perfect time of the year. Our Design Your Own Product Workshop gives you a chance to have a play in Photoshop with some of the MANY manipulation options, and turn your photographs or artwork into a product ready for printing and gifting over the festive season. Two gifts in one really, you get the chance to discover the possibilities in Photoshop and learn about digital fabric printing, AND you have the option to have your creation printed at the end. Bonus!
If you’ve been dreaming of our own cushion prints or yoga leggings or even a statement scarf, Design Your Own Product is the workshop for you. This is a one day class focusing on the manipulation options in Photoshop and using these to develop a placement print ready for printing.
There’s no time like the present to design your own unique present! Book online today before the class fills up!
Order your fabric now to receive it before Christmas !
- This year we will be closed from 23rd of December to 9th of January.
- No orders will be printed during our closed period, however we will be accepting online orders to be printed after the 9th January 2017.
- After the holiday first orders will be due to dispatch on Friday the 13th January.
Last express order 21st December before 12 pm, no delivery option for express orders, pick up option only.
Pick-up orders important dates
For local pick-ups before holidays, last fabric order should be submitted Monday 19th December.
Last order for cushions, 9th December for pick-up before Christmas.
Orders for national and international deliveries important dates
If you would like to receive your order before Christmas you must order before:
– Friday 2nd December for cushion orders.
-Friday 9th December for all fabric orders.
For remote locations, last fabric order for delivery before Christmas is 2nd December, orders to remote locations will be shipped via Australian Post.
International orders will be shipped via DHL Express couriers.
We cannot guarantee delivery before Christmas on orders submitted after the above dates.
Order your custom fabric NOW.
We are introducing our new fabric designer JeliRAD. JeliRAD won our Winter Blooms fabric design competition and her winning design is for sale our fabric shop!
Her Double Exposure print is a beautiful romantic floral design that is great for a dress or swimwear and is easy to wear and implement within various fashion garments.
JeliRAD is a passionate surface designer her work is inspired by surrounds and nature. She lives in beautiful Byron Bay surrounded by pristine beaches, sunshine & rugged wilderness.
She made this design using 35mm double exposure photos. They are of her husband, her daughter, & landscapes that are overlapped with pink & purple flowers from all over the island.
Do you love this design? Support JeliRAD! Pick this design and print on any of our stock fabric, whichever is suitable for your project!
And for a limited time only, we are offering an introductory prices. Don’t miss the chance to buy JeriRADs Double Exposure fabric, use INTRO promo code on checkout and get 10% off. This offer will last till the end of this month only!