Whisker – The first step of Designing a Denim Pant
Whisker is the first step of designing a denim. Before going details i would like to invite all the textile engineers who are very much interested to start their journey with Washing. Washing is now a challenge to new comer, specially to the technical students who are new with washing. Because it is totally full with some non-technical person in a great amount. In other words it is full with uneducated persons everywhere. They don’t want to help the new comer because of their illness mind. They think if the new comer get details easily he could take the seat of him. So i think it is our duty to help the new comer in this field. That’s why we are working for. Not only for washing but in all sector of textile we are trying to build up a community.
Lets come to the topic. I am now briefly describing the Whisker process of washing dry process, the first step of denim pant designing.
Whisker is a mammalian hair which is situated at the front of the mouth. But is it true in Denim? No its totally different in denim designing. But the significant meaning is the same. Its like hair. The process of making hair type design on the upper front side, or upper and back knee in a denim pant.
The upper picture is the best symbol of whiskers in denim designing. The white line on the upper front part symbolize the denim whisker. It can also design on the upper and lower back knee. Now i will share how to make a whisker for denim pants.
Making of Whisker
Whisker can be made in different ways. But the top most ways are as follows.
- By Making a Pattern
- By Manual hand scrap.
- By using laser Machine.
By Making Pattern
At first the pattern of the design need to select. Then it needs to design with the help of computer or an expert person with hand. After that draw it on the marking paper and placed the marking paper on a pattern board, on which the pattern will be made. Then an expert person manually cut the pattern with the help of a knife of cutter . During cutting, handle it carefully that the marker line should in same. A highly skilled person can handled it carefully. So during cutting a pattern you have to be skillful with cutting a pattern board.
By Manual Hand Scrap
This is another most common Manual process of making whiskers on denim. Its not necessary to make a pattern during designing a whisker. You must follow the desing when arting it on the denim body with a piece of chalk or other marking materials. Then follow the acrap paper on the line that you drawn before by your hand carefully to make a design. Here you should be more sensitive while drawing and scraping with a scrape paper on the drawing line. This is like tracing.
By Using laser machine
This is the most recent process for denim whiskering. Everyone is trying to use it for less timing and less manpower. So this is now a great technique to follow. We need to have a graphics designer for that purpose. Because whisker is a design. So before applying in denim it should have to design on a computer. Then it apply.