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Fold labels: 5 common folded ways

Fold labels are clothing labels with many fold ways, like manhattan fold label, loop fold label, mitre or centerfold label, end fold label, fan fold label, etc. The folded labels & tags contain many garment labels. Such as fabric labels, satin & damask woven labels, printed labels, neck labels, and size labels. And all of the above labels can be made in a folding way. Then, we sew them into seams or wrap them around the edges of garments, pants, socks, handmade items, etc.

This folding method can make the label present the most perfect state. Therefore, they are versatile and suitable for different clothes. Such as coats, sweaters, hoodies, t-shirts, etc. Usually, we recommend suitable fold labels and sizes based on the customer’s products. In this way, clothing and labels will be perfectly integrated. Compared with the straight-cut label, the fold-out labels have relatively high requests on the crafts. Because there will be one more procedure during production.

Then, I will classify and interpret the common folded clothing labels with different folding methods. And I hope you can get different opinions. Besides, we wholesale custom fold labels with personalized logos for fashion brands. Moreover, we supply fan fold label and book fold label too. We can also customize fold labels in a roll, then you cut along the dotted line to use. Please contact us if you what to customize your own shining labels.

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What is the manhattan fold label?

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The Manhattan fold label is to fold the center of the label in half, and then fold it again on the top edge. So, we can say it’s a combination of a centerfold label and an end fold label. Therefore, the Manhattan fold label is mainly used for clothing hem tags & labels or textile edges. Such as T-shirt cuffs, shirt hem, etc. Such clothes will be very comfortable and soft to wear.

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What is the mitre fold label?

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mitre fold label is a label folded down at a 45-degree angle at the end. So, it can be sewn into a seam. And we use the label as a collar label and sew it on the neck of garments. Therefore, the label can be folded to form a loop. In this way, it is ideal for hanging clothing. Such as pullovers, lightweight coats, and shirts.

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What is the center fold label?

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centerfold label is a label folded in the center, and it has two sides. But, it calls midfold labels too. And we can classify it into two types: centerfold woven labels & long center fold woven labels. In addition, the front of the label can print or woven with brand logo or size information. Then there will usually be details about the maintenance and care of the clothing on the back. Hence, we use it on the side, back neckline, or back waistband.

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What is the end fold label?


An end fold label is a label that is folded in about a quarter of the ends respectively. Then, there are folds on the top and bottom sides. Thus, this label saves the sewing area. At this time, just sew the ends of both sides into the clothes. And the end looks very smooth too. In this way, the corners of the label will not irritate the skin like the neck. And it is very comfortable to wear a jacket, shirt, and T-shirt with end fold label. So, the end fold label is the most widely used fold label.

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What is the loop fold label?

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loop fold label is a straight cut rectangular label, then the buyer folded in half to form a loop when using. Then, we sew it into the fabric or clothing using the two end sides. Then, we produce custom loop fold woven labels and printed labels for our clients. So, you can send us your brand logo and we design it on the label. However, unlike the collar label, this fold label is generally used on the neck or buttocks(hips).

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