Apparel Branding 101: Private Labels And Woven Labels

Apparel Labeling Options: Private Labels vs Woven Labels

picking the right type of label is an important part of launching a successful clothing line. with so many different types of labels(folded, flat, printed, sewn), label names (tags, clothing tags, material tags, wash tags, size tags) things can get confusing pretty quickly. well this quick guide is here to help you get the right labels you need to solve your problems.



how to use labels for your apparel projects


woven labelwoven label exampleprinted labelprinted label example
why do i need this type of label?enhanced product branding and improve overall product value.remove and replace manufacturer’s label (private label).
what this label is great for?brandingfulfill product labeling requirements mandated by the us government.wool & textile actandcare labeling rules
where can these be sewn in?typically sewn in visible places on garment to carry branding. see all options here.required to be in neck or waist if there is one on garment.
can they be used for dropshipping?yes, make them in bulk, then sew them in on demand.yes, printed and sewn in on demand.
what is the minimum order quantity?100 labels1 label

design tips - what should i put in the label?


picking the right type of label is an important part of launching a successful clothing line. with so many different types of labels(folded, flat, printed, sewn), label names (tags, clothing tags, material tags, wash tags, size tags) things can get confusing pretty quickly. well this quick guide is here to help you get the right labels you need to solve your problems.

how to use labels for your apparel projects

woven labelwoven label exampleprinted labelprinted label example
why do i need this type of label?enhanced product branding and improve overall product value.remove and replace manufacturer’s label (private label).
what this label is great for?brandingfulfill product labeling requirements mandated by the us government.wool & textile actandcare labeling rules
where can these be sewn in?typically sewn in visible places on garment to carry branding. see all options here.required to be in neck or waist if there is one on garment.
can they be used for dropshipping?yes, make them in bulk, then sew them in on demand.yes, printed and sewn in on demand.
what is the minimum order quantity?100 labels1 label

design tips - what should i put in the label?

now that you know how printed and woven labels are used within apparel projects you are probably thinking about some different designs for your labels. however, it may not be entirely clear what is required and recommended to be included in each label type. let's make sure to clear that up!



woven labelprinted label
can it have my logo?yesyes
can it have my brand mark on it?yes, simple icons or brand marks work best.yes brand mark is optional, but recommended!
can it have my brand name on it?yes, but avoid small fontsyes including your brand name is required.
can it contain garment size info?not recommendedyes - this is automatically generated for you.
can it contain country of origin?not recommendedyes - this is automatically generated for you.
can it carry material contents?not recommendedyes - this is automatically generated for you.
can it carry wash and care instructions?not recommendedyes - this is automatically generated for you.
how many colors can i use in artwork?1 background color, 4 thread colorsblack only printed on white material.
file size300 dpi at the size you want your label300 px x 300 px logo
file type.png, .jpg, vector.png or .jpg, vector
what size is the label?small, typically no more than 4 inch total dimensions (height+width). see all label sizes available here.1-1/4” wide & 4” long (folded in half to be 2”)

now you can create professionally branded apparel!

hopefully this guide has been helpful in guiding you through the different types of labels used in apparel projects and has given you insight into how you can use labels to up your branding game and meet apparel labeling requirements.
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