How to Custom Personalized Ribbon?

A personalized ribbon is called a printed ribbon with a logo, symbol, pattern, and images. The printed ribbon is available in a variety of styles, including printed satin ribbon, custom grosgrain ribbon, black and gold ribbon, and personalized cotton ribbon.

The custom ribbon is good for all occasion-birthday parties, wedding favors, commercial advertising, retail gift packaging, DIY craft, and gift wrapping.

In this article, we will share with you some popular styles of custom ribbons and printing methods used on personalized ribbons.

The Style of the Ribbon

As we mentioned, custom ribbons are used for almost every event, so they have become an essential factor in making business social activities, ceremonies, and events successful.

Personalized ribbon comes in different materials and styles, it has a polyester ribbon, burlap ribbon, cotton ribbon, and taffeta ribbon.

Custom ribbons mainly use the following three styles of ribbons.

Satin Ribbon 

Satin ribbon is a smooth and elegant ribbon with excellent printing adaptability, so it should be one of the most popular printed ribbons used in gift packaging. Satin ribbons are available in a variety of widths and colors.

  • Material: 100% polyester
  • Satin Color: A wide color selection of 196 color
  • Width Available:1/16”,1/8”,3/16”,1/4”,3/8”,1/2”,5/8”,3/4”,7/8”,1”,1-1/8”,1-1/4”,1-1/2”,2”,2-1/4”,2-1/2”,3”,3-1/2”,4”

Satin ribbon has two types to choose from single-sided and double-face.

Single-sided satin ribbon is lustrous only on one side, it is a soft, durable, and affordable ribbon for weddings, corporate events, and ceremony decorations.

The double-face satin ribbon is shiny on both sides which adds a luxurious touch to the ribbon compared to the single-sided satin, it is fairly suitable for brand ribbons and boutique ribbons.

Grosgrain Ribbon 

Grosgrain ribbon made from polyester is a sophisticated ribbon with a ribbing texture, it has the same luxurious sense as the double-face satin ribbon.

Material: 100% polyester
Satin Color: A wide color selection of 196 color
Width Available:1/16”,1/8”,3/16”,1/4”,3/8”,1/2”,5/8”,3/4”,7/8”,1”,1-1/8”,1-1/4”,1-1/2”,2”,2-1/4”,2-1/2”,3”,3-1/2”,4”

Although the grosgrain ribbon and satin ribbon looks different in appearance, they have the same options in their width and color, furthermore, the printing performance of the ribbon is almost the same.

To a certain extent, the grosgrain ribbon is an ideal substitution ribbon for the satin ribbon. 

Cotton Ribbon

The cotton ribbon made of cotton is an exquisite webbing ribbon with a high density and soft surface. Personalized cotton ribbons are commonly used for luxury gift bags and branding gift packaging. 

It often comes in two different types: twill woven and plain woven, both types of cotton ribbons are suitable for screen printing, hot foil stamping, and the heat transfer printing process.

In addition to these three ribbons mentioned above, there are other ribbon styles to choose from, such as burlap Ribbons and taffeta Ribbons.

Welcome to consult us for more styles of ribbons.

Which Types of Printing are Used on the Custom Ribbon?

Print text, logos, slogans, pictures, and patterns on the ribbon to make the ribbon look better and more unique. But do you know how many printing processes are there for custom ribbons? What printing process is used for ribbons with logos?

We list several printing processes that are often used on ribbons.

Screen Printing 

Screen printing is one of the most widely used printing methods and it is suitable for a variety of different material surfaces, including fabric, paper, plastic, glass, and wood.

Most of the printing items we see are likely to be produced by screen printing. For example, the image on your t-shirt, the graphic on your coffee mug, and the logo on your phone.

The logo made by screen printing is very clear and vivid. The colors of the silk screen can be customized according to the Pantone color, and the screen can also print three-dimensional text and patterns on the ribbon.

Hot foil Stamping

Hot foil stamping is the printing process of using heat and pressure to stamp a foil pattern to the ribbon. It is an ideal printing method to create metallic symbols on the ribbon.

There are two printing effects of the logo on the ribbon 

  • Simple flat foil stamping
  • Deep embossing with foil stamping

The metallic logo on the ribbon can be gold, silver, and even custom colors.

The hot foil stamping process also is extensively used in gift packaging products, such as labels, business cards, gift boxes, shopping bags, etc.

Heat Transfer Printing

Heat transfer printing, also known as sublimation printing, is a process of transferring images onto the ribbon surface by using heat.

Compared with hot stamping, thermal transfer printing is usually used for full-color pattern printing and gradient design of ribbons. It is washable and durable.

The Custom Process of Personalized Ribbon

The custom personalized ribbon has a lot of options in ribbon material and printing process. The expert from the better package is willing to provide ribbon printing design, sampling, and production according to your printing requirement, we analyze different printing methods and production costs and offer the optimal ribbon printing solutions.

Custom Ribbon Consultation

You can ask us questions about the printing color, price, and lead time of custom ribbons. We will reply to you within 24 hours.

We could offer you the best price  according to detailed requirement 

Design of Printed Ribbon

Design & artwork layout is necessary before prototyping, we offer a detailed layout showing size, printing technique, and color.

Ribbon Prototyping

The sample work tests whether the solution we provide is the best and ensures that the subsequent production can go smoothly.

Personalized ribbons usually take 3-7 days, during this time we can continuously test and optimize the ribbon.

Ribbon Production

It usually takes 10-15 days to finish the personalized ribbon based on quantity. we guarantee that the ribbon quality is the same as the samples.

Ribbon Delivery

We provide multi-channel logistics methods, sea, air, and DDP services, you can contact our customer service staff to learn more efficient transportation methods.

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