Pigment printing process is the most commonly used printing technique so far. It can be done on almost any kind of natural or synthetic fabrics and the process is also easier than others. One of the reasons of its popularity is that a wide range of shades of colors can be created easily. Pigments are synthetic colors which are water insoluble and hence do not penetrate into fabrics. It is used as paint on wood, textiles, stone, etc.
Pigment printing in textile is the most commonly used textile printing technique because any shade of color can be created on fabric by using pigment colors. Pigments on textile are possible to paste with external agent which is called binder paste. It works as adhesive between pigment and fiber. Washing fastness of fabric depends on quality of chemicals used in making paste.
One more advantage of using pigment colors is that it is an Eco friendly printing process. The chemicals used for making binder paste are made with eco-friendly components so fabrics printed with them are safe to wear or skin-friendly. Shop a lot of these beautiful hand block fabric by Mohari.