How To Design Your Own Photo Umbrella?

Ordinary umbrellas can no longer satisfy people’s individual needs. How to design your own photo umbrella? Let’s learn the process of making picture umbrella.

1. Major cut
The so-called big cut is to cut a roll of umbrella cloth into a long strip of thin body. This process can be done with a cloth cutting machine or a worker with a blade. When the cloth piece is opened, it will be picked up and the umbrella cloth will be handed over to the small tailor.

2. Minor cut
The so-called small cut is to cut the long strip of umbrella cloth after the big cut into pieces of triangular pieces, which are used as the umbrella surface of the umbrella. The worker first uses some wooden strips to make a triangular wooden frame, puts the wooden frame on the umbrella cloth, and then carefully cuts it out piece by piece with a blade. This procedure is completely manual and does not use any machinery.

3. Umbrella printing
Print your pattern design or pictures or photos or images on the umbrella cloth.

4. Combine the film
After the silk screen is finished, the triangle piece can be combined into an umbrella surface with a sewing machine. Different types of umbrellas have different numbers of triangles on the umbrella surface, ranging from 6 to 24. Workers sew each triangle piece piece by piece by hand. This step is extremely important. The stitches of the sewing machine should be small and the number of stitches should be large enough, otherwise there will be water seepage when it rains.

5. Umbrella beads, accessories and umbrella surface treatment
After the umbrella surface is completed, the worker uses a special machine to install umbrella beads on each corner. Umbrella beads are important accessories for umbrellas, used to fix the umbrella surface on the ribs. The material is plastic or iron, and there are many shapes to choose from. It is also necessary to equip the umbrella with an umbrella strap and cover, and then top the umbrella surface (otherwise the umbrella cannot be installed on the umbrella stand) and sew the umbrella strap on the umbrella surface.

6, upper bone
This procedure is to join the umbrella surface to the umbrella ribs. Workers must connect the umbrella surface to the umbrella ribs one by one by hand. No machine can be used. For each umbrella rib, workers usually use two to three knots to tie Tighten the ribs and the umbrella surface.

7. Fittings
At this point, an umbrella has been basically completed. Now it is time to check the quality of the umbrella and deal with the thread ends. The next step is to help the umbrella with qualified quality accessories, mainly install the umbrella top, fungus flower and handle, straight The handles of pole umbrellas are basically glued with glue, so that an umbrella is basically ready.

An umbrella worker’s view for umbrella manufacturing

An umbrella that shelters us from the rain may seem simple, but to make an umbrella actually requires more than 30 processes, expecial is customized umbrella; large and small, and most of the processes are made by hand, so every umbrella They are all handicrafts, the brainchild of workers. As a management member of an umbrella factory, I am deeply grateful to every employee who has dedicated their efforts in the workshop, and I would like to thank you all. I will detail the procedures for making umbrellas for you below, so that you can understand that every umbrella is hard to come by.

Process 1. Large cutting The so-called large cutting is the cutting of rolls of umbrella cloth into thin strips. This procedure can be done with a cloth cutter or a worker with a blade.

Process 2. Small cutting The so-called small cutting is to cut the long-shaped umbrella cloth after the large cutting into triangles, which are used as the umbrella surface of the umbrella. The worker first uses some wooden strips to make a triangular wooden frame, puts the wooden frame on the umbrella cloth, and then carefully cuts it out piece by piece with a blade. This procedure is completely manual and does not use any machinery.

Process 3. Umbrella printing There are several printing methods used in umbrella production, among which thermal transfer and screen printing are the most common. Here we will use screen printing as an example. First use a drying machine to make a screen, and then fix the screen on a square wooden frame. After that, the worker will pour the paint into the wooden frame, and then cover the wooden frame on the triangular umbrella cloth. Swipe a few times and the pattern will be printed on the umbrella cloth. This procedure can be done mechanically or manually. The characteristic of screen printing is that the color of the pattern is bright and clear. Generally, a solid color pattern or company logo is ideal.

Process 4. Combine the pieces After the silk screen is completed, the triangle pieces can be combined into an umbrella surface with a sewing machine. Different types of umbrellas have different numbers of triangles on the umbrella surface, ranging from 6 to 24. Workers use their hands to fit each triangle piece by piece. This step is extremely important. The needles of the sewing machine should be small and the number of needles should be large enough, otherwise there will be water seepage when it rains.

Process 5. Umbrella beads installation After the umbrella surface is completed, the workers use special machines to install umbrella beads on each corner. Umbrella beads are important accessories for umbrellas, used to fix the umbrella surface on the ribs. The material is plastic or iron, and there are many shapes to choose from.

Process 6. The procedure for the upper rib is to join the umbrella surface to the umbrella rib. The worker must connect the umbrella surface to the umbrella rib by hand, stitch by thread. No machine can be used. For each rib, the worker usually uses two to Use three knots to fasten the ribs and the umbrella surface.

Process 7. As the name suggests, this procedure is to connect the handle to the middle rod. The above picture shows the worker heating the iron middle rod with fire, and then install the plastic handle, so that no glue is needed, but it is different The materials need to be connected in different ways. For example, when the wooden rod is to be fitted with a wooden handle, it must be joined with hot melt glue.

Process 8. Product inspection. Each umbrella will be sent to the quality inspection department for quality inspection before leaving the factory. Workers have a written procedure to test each umbrella, such as whether the opening is smooth, whether there are stains, whether the printing is perfect, etc. The departments are all manually operated.

Process 9. Product packaging Umbrellas that pass the quality inspection will be sent to the packaging department. Workers will pack the umbrellas into cartons. Umbrellas of different sizes will be packed in cartons of different sizes, and each umbrella will be covered with a separate transparent plastic bag.

Finally, boxes of umbrellas will be stacked on the pallet in a row, waiting to be transported to the location designated by the guest. After the above brief introduction, let everyone know that every umbrella is hard to come by. It is the result of the workers’ hard work every stitch. Let me thank all the employees again, and hope that readers can use the umbrella every time. One cherish and one more gratitude, thank you.

What are the options for custom umbrellas?

What are the options for custom umbrellas? Umbrellas are an indispensable tool in our lives, especially in the rainy and rainy seasons, umbrellas are even more portable things. So, what use is an umbrella in addition to sheltering the rain on rainy days? Nowadays, many umbrella designs no longer only consider the problem of sheltering the rain. Sunshading and UV protection have also become a very important aspect. So, when customizing an umbrella, how do you choose an umbrella of good quality that is suitable for your customers? The editor of Septrainbow Corp will explain to you one by one.

The primary function of an umbrella is to shelter the rain. In rainy days, in order not to get wet, you must wear an umbrella or a raincoat. Umbrellas are generally made of oil paper, oil cloth or plastic paper, and the umbrella ribs are usually made of plastic or iron products.

Umbrellas currently on the market can not only shelter from rain, but good umbrellas can also shade and block ultraviolet rays. We all know that the ultraviolet rays in summer are particularly strong. If you do not do physical sun protection in summer, it is easy to tan your skin and even spots. Nowadays, umbrellas are made and designed in many ways, and the umbrellas produced are more comprehensive.

When customizing an umbrella, you must consider the quality of the umbrella. If the quality of the umbrella is poor, it is easy to be damaged by the wind in a rainy day with relatively strong wind. Therefore, when choosing an umbrella, be sure to check the ribs to see if the ribs are strong enough; in addition, it is the material of the umbrella. When making umbrellas of different prices and brands, the materials selected have their own characteristics and quality. There are also highs and lows. Don’t buy cheap umbrellas just because you want to be cheap for a while. The result is that they are damaged if you don’t use them much, so you have to buy them again, which wastes time and money.

Custom umbrellas, of course, must be customized according to the colors, patterns and styles that customers like. Nowadays, many umbrellas are very exquisitely designed, with various patterns customized on them, including cartoon characters, beautiful scenery, fashion stars, lattice patterns, or irregular graphics, etc. Faced with colorful and colorful umbrellas, it is inevitable that you will feel unable to choose, but it is best to customize it according to the requirements of your company or customers.

Therefore, when customizing umbrellas, everyone must carefully check and consider. When customizing gifts, pay attention to the quality of the customized umbrellas, and discuss with the other party to determine the content to be customized, so that you can customize the umbrella you want.

Chinese Traditional Crafts – Oil Paper Umbrella

oil paper umbrella

Oil-paper umbrella is one of the traditional handicrafts in China. It is a kind of paper or cloth umbrella originating from China. It is also spread to all parts of Asia such as North Korea, Vietnam, Thailand, Japan, etc., and developed oil-paper umbrellas with their local characteristics. In addition to it’s the daily necessities as umbrella, the oil paper umbrella is also an indispensable item for wedding etiquette. In traditional Chinese weddings, When the bride walks out of the sedan, the matchmaker will cover the bride with a red oil paper umbrella to keep away evil spirits. At the traditional Japanese wedding, oil-paper umbrellas are also used in the ancient wedding in Ryukyu.

In religious celebrations, it is often seen that the oil-paper umbrella is used as a shelter on the sedan. It is the meaning of perfection, as a symbol of people sheltering the sun and rain and keep away evil spirits. At present, most of the umbrellas used in daily life are Brolly, and oil-paper umbrellas are mostly sold to tourists as works of art.

Among them, Jiangnan classical production process is the representative of oil paper umbrella. Fenshui oil-paper umbrella factory is the only remaining Craft paper umbrella factory in China that maintains tung oil and stone-printing traditional craftsmanship. The traditional production technique of Fenshui oil-paper umbrella factory is praised by experts as “the living fossil of Chinese folk umbrella art”, and it is also the only one “National intangible cultural heritage” in the oil-paper umbrella industry.

Origin
Chinese making umbrellas have a long history, and the earliest umbrella was invented by Lu Ban’s wife, Yun. The oil paper umbrella is a traditional daily umbrella for the Chinese nation. It has been used for more than 1,000 years. Umbrella frame is made by hand-cut bamboo strips, and canopy is a lint paper coated with natural waterproof tung oil. The oil paper umbrella is one of the earliest umbrella in the world. It is made by hand and all materials are natural. It is the crystallization of the wisdom of the ancient Chinese. Oil paper umbrellas were spread to Japan and North Korea in the Tang Dynasty, and oil paper umbrellas were called “Tang Umbrellas” in the early days of Japan.

Production process
The process of making traditional oil-paper umbrellas is very cumbersome and relies entirely on manual work. There are folk sayings: process 72.5 steps.

The approximate steps are as follows:
1. Pick the finest bamboo
2. Make frame:  cut the ribs, and carry out the necessary technical treatments such as water immersion, drying, Then drill, splicing the frame, threading, installing the shaft and the handle.
3. Canop:  stick the cutted paper to the frame, trim, modular shape, solarization.
4. Painting:  painting all kinds of art patterns on the canopy, then drying.
5. Oiling:  Finally, the cooked tung oil is brushed on the canopy. After canopy completely dry, then oil paper umbrella can be used.

All procedures are manual from bamboo cutting to drawing patterns, no machine. The use of materials is also keep in the traditional mode, in order to maintain the charm of its ancient method; and refusing industrialization.

The beauty and elegant of oil paper umbrella, other umbrella products are never comparable with it.

Golf Umbrella Revolutionary Innovation – Latest Version Telescopic Golf Umbrella

Telescopic golf umbrella

Umbrella is the most commonly used consumer product in everyday life. I believe that everyone has at least one or more pieces umbrellas. For personalized consumers, umbrellas should not be used only to keep up the rain; So personalized umbrellas are pursued by many peoples. For example, custom and printed their own designs on umbrellas; There are many types of umbrellas, such as golf umbrella, folding umbrella, reverse umbrella, transparent umbrella, windproof umbrella and so on. Among them, golf umbrella and folding umbrella are the most common.

The most common golf umbrella has auto golf umbrella and manual golf umbrella. The biggest feature is that they are the straight pole and have larger umbrella canopy. The rainproof effect is better when the rain is heavy, but since the umbrella canopy is too big, when it encounters strong wind umbrella can’t always be held steady; For this drawback, umbrella manufacturers have developed the humanized design of windproof golf umbrella to solve this problem. They have made improvements for canopy: using double layer canopy, the wind can pass through the gap between the double layer umbrella canopy; Meanwhile, the canopy keep in waterproof feature.

Structure of golf umbrella and main materials
Size: The smallest size of golf umbrella is arc 46’’, the largest is arc 65’’

Umbrella material:  polyester, pongee, nylon; Besides, fabric also can add UV coating to achieve sun protection.

Umbrella frame:  metal and fiberglass; fiberglass rib is higher toughness than metal

Handle:  Straight handle, curved handle

Opening way:  Manual open, automatic open, auto open and auto close

Printing:  silk screen, thermal transfer or digital printing; Digital printing has the better printing effect, but the price is also the highest.

Umbrella shaped:  Usually, most of the umbrellas are round shaped, and some of them are difference in shape, such as heart-shaped and rectangular and so on.

New Version Golf Umbrella
Today, Mainly introduced a new version golf umbrella – telescopic golf umbrella, which is the largest revolutionary innovation in the umbrella industry in 2018. We knew that golf umbrella is straight pole, and larger the size, the length of the golf umbrella will be longer. For example, the length of largest size of golf umbrella is about 120cm. It is too inconvenient to carry since it is too long. Telescopic golf umbrella with retractable rib technology; The ribs can be telescoped automatic when closed, the closed length is only 82CM, which is much shorter than the same size ordinary golf umbrella, easier to carry. Double layer fabric & windproof design with auto open, With the humanization handle design makes the user comfortable.

The latest telescopic golf umbrellas come in two umbrella shapes, one is round and another is rectangular; they are all equipped with the latest telescopic technology and windproof design.

Among them, the rectangular shape of the golf umbrella, and the unique shape design, may easily accommodate two people; At the same time, it is also a practical backpack umbrella, when you adjust an angle, it will becomes a rain-proof backpack umbrella, keeping the rain away from your backpack ! The double-layered umbrella canopy can be freely matched with different colors and printing designs, making the umbrella looks more personalized and beautiful.