5 types of popular printing for handbags

Printing is one of the most popular methods when designing handbags. There are a variety of different printing techniques that can be used to create a unique and modern design. In this blog, we will explore 5 types of common printing techniques that are often seen on handbags.



1- embossing

Embossing is a process that involves pressing a design into the leather. This can be done with a machine or by hand, depending on how detailed you want to get. It's a great method to use for your logo.





2- debossing

Debossing on leather is a great way to add style and texture to your handbags. Debossed images are created by pressing a pattern into the surface of the leather, so it creates a recessed impression. It can be done in many different ways with various levels of intricacy depending on what you want to achieve and what your artwork looks like.



3- silk screen

The silk screen process prints a single color onto a bag by placing ink onto an open mesh screen and then pressing it against the surface to transfer the ink from the screen to the fabric or leather. This type of print typically looks best with solid colors as opposed to gradients or patterns because they do not allow for much detail in shading colors. Many people don't realize that you can silk screen on leather, but it's an awesome method for adding details to bags and wallets.

No. 16 Cottage Bag by a nantucket summer



4- digital printing on fabric


Digital printing on fabric for handbags is a trend that has been gaining in popularity and is now a part of the fashion industry. With digital printing, designers can create their own patterns and prints that are perfect for the latest trends. The process also allows for more customization than traditional screenprinting, which gives you more options to suit your needs and your brand!



Mini tote by Forza Cavallo


5- digital printing on leather

Digital printing on leather is a technique that allows for the application of any design or pattern transferred to leather. This process does not dye the material, but instead prints directly onto the surface. Digital printing on leather has many advantages over other types of manufacturing techniques, such as being able to print designs with an infinite number of colors at once and being able to create custom designs. You can even print a photograph you've taken!



We hope this article has given you an overview of the various types of printing techniques that are available for handbag designers to use. Whether you're looking to create a simple logo or an entire print design, these 5 common methods should provide some inspiration. Start your design today and bring your project to life with the Clutch Made Factory!



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