Line Printer for sewing machine
Interesting concept printer for your sewing machine.
One household equipment that looks the same in a long time is the sewing machine. Changing spool of thread is still an annoying thing. Line Printer for sewing machine is a simple concept, colour of white thread printed to any shade you want, with a built in scanner you can match existing fabric.
Line Printer is very interesting concept. This small device allows the colour of sewing machine thread to be customized to the colour of the cloth being worked upon. You may not have the exact colour and re-threading the machine is always a hassle; with the Line Printer you get to ‘print’ thread with colour on demand.
A small built-in camera is used to photograph the fabric, and then software picks the ideal shade for the thread. Small CMKY ink cartridge inside Line Printer, and system is calibrated to print on white thread. Line Printer sits on the top of the sewing machine and the thread is fed through it directly off the spool.
Designers: Chen Shuo, Wang Zihao, Liang Qing, Feng Lu & Teng Xuan
We don’t sew, but this concepts is very interesting and creative. Not sure if it can really work. How long does it take for an ink to dry, also is ink going to wash off ????
Is ink permanent???