Jacquard – a fabric with a colourful and long history

Jacquard is a very thick and strong fabric that is widely used in the clothing and furniture industry. Jacquard fabrics are characterised by a very rich design and ornamentation. They can be single-colour or multi-colour. What distinguishes them from other fabrics is the chic and elegance that cannot be mistaken for any other material.

How is jacquard produced?

Jacquard is made on special weaving machines – looms. The history of jacquard production dates back to the 19th century. The jacquard weaving technology was invented by the Frenchman Joseph Jacquard, who created a fabric of unique quality and durability. The first weaving machines were built on a wooden structure. Today, modern weaving looms are complex devices, weaving kilometres of jacquard every day.

Production of jacquard

The weaving loom produces a jacquard from the so-called warp and weft. The weft is a transverse arrangement of threads, while the warp is made up of threads arranged perpendicular to the weft. Depending on the number of threads and warps, jacquard fabric can be obtained:

  • Monochrome, in which one side will be the negative of the other.
  • Multi-coloured, creating a two-colour pattern.
  • Multi-threaded, in which the pattern creates many colourful threads based on one warp.
  • Multi-warp – consisting of many wefts and warps.

What makes jacquard fabric stand out from other fabrics and materials is the integral nature of the pattern and the material.

Already at the stage of creation, i.e. weaving, the programmed pattern is woven into the rest of the fabric, thanks to which, after the production is completed, we can be sure that it will not be wiped or scratched. The visual quality is influenced by the density and thickness of warp and wefts. They are adapted to the expectations and technical capabilities of a particular pattern, thanks to which we can achieve a unique final effect. For weaving jacquard labels, polyester yarns with a matte and slightly glossy specification are used. The resulting fabric undergoes the following processes:

  • calendaring,
  • pressing,
  • thermal, ultrasonic or laser cutting into individual shapes.

Jacquard in labelling

Jacquard fabric has many years of tradition. Today it is used for the production of unique, noble fabrics, curtains, upholstery materials, but not only. Jacquard has become a perfect material for the production of clothing tags. Jacquard labels of many kinds are an extremely durable, and at the same time aesthetic carrier of information about the product and the company. Labels with sizes, labels with washing instructions, or labels with a company logo – all this is possible thanks to the weaving technique. It allows you to create even very complex designs. Most importantly, clothing labels made of jacquard are not damaged by washing, they do not fade, they do not wear off. Their only enemy is scissors😊.

Jacquard labelling elements

In our range you will find a wide selection of elements for labelling products based on jacquard. These include:

  • Jacquard woven labels
  • Jacquard ribbons
  • Jacquard sashes
  • Jacquard applications
  • Jacquard bindings

We are also constantly working on expanding our range with innovative solutions that respond to the needs of our customers. We adjust the labelling to your products. We look for optimal solutions, and when necessary, we create new ones from scratch. All this so that you can get the maximum benefit from effective labelling.