Product Information Custom Swing Tags
Made from 300gsm recycled matt card that's calendared for extra strength, your personalised swing tags are eco-friendly, eye-catching and truly unique to your brand. Coated on both sides and printed in full colour on both sides, you can dedicate one side to your logo and branding and the other to sizing/product information. Whether you’ve got a small boutique or an online shop, custom clothing labels are a final finishing touch to give your garments the edge over competitors. We also do small orders for independent designers; perfect for prototypes and first-time events.
Each swing tag in your pack of 20 can be individually designed, or print the same image on each one. This customisation is great if you've got limited edition prices, sizes or special graphics for offers.
Small swing tag – 5.5 x 8.5cm
Medium swing ticket – 5.5 x 10.5cm
Large swing label – 5.5 x 15cm
Your clothing tags are all handmade to order in London, UK by our talented printing professionals. Our digital process ensures your print is permanent and doesn’t fade, so you can reuse them in time to come without any worries.
DiscountWe offer both a quantity and a student discount on Custom Swing Tags. For more details about these discounts, please get in touch with our Customer Service team.
A hole at the top of your label is punctured to allow room for either the ball chain or ribbon. Even if you choose no hanging option in the design tool, a hole will still be made so you have the option to hang it by your own means. Keep any important details such your logo, size, pricing or barcode away from the hole. Download our PDF templates for a more detailed look at the print areas.
Please note: We recommend using lighter colours, a pattern, or an image as the background of your custom printed tag. Block, darker colours can make the cut lines appear slightly more prominent.
Reviews for Reviews for Card Swing Tags
Rated 5/5 based on 4 customer reviews
Very helpful Got a bit frustrated trying to resize wording but really nice person helped me organise it. Very good quality, exceptional service. I would use again
Great value swing tags Quickly made, received quickly and the quality is great. I would personally recommend them and I'll be using them again.
Quick and efficient I was looking for printing the swing tags. After looking in several places I have decided to go with Contrado. It was easy to use website for putting my order. In couple days later my order was delivered, everything was exactly how I was asked for. Thank you! Will order again
Perfect with everything The order process was very easy, with uploading files and seeing how the swing tags would look like. The delivery arrived very quickly the next day, and swings tags were perfect in every way. The colour and design was superb. Quality of service has been 100%, and will definitely use again and recommend to others. Thank you.
Frequently asked questions:
What should I include on my custom swing tag?Your printed tags are a great place to list out ingredients, sizes, prices or even your brand story for a personal touch. If you're on Instagram or Twitter, include your handles so customers can follow and engage with you. Finish off with your signature, to give your brand an artisan, homemade feel. Don't forget, each one can be individually designed, or give each tag the same print.
How can I use my personalised tags?They're perfect for independent designers with their own clothing range to promote the brand and list individual product information. For events they will make any homemade craft, food, soap or candle stall stand out, and customers can use the tag as recommendation. They also look great as innovative gig tickets, where guests can keep them as a souvenir, or give your business card a makeover and hand out stylish printed tags.
Quantity DiscountLike many of our products, the clothing tags come with a quantity discount, so stock up for your shop, stall or event and save big money today.
Delivery time & Costs
Production timesWe handmake your item on site, which takes on average 1-2 days. Please check individual production times which are displayed next to the item price on the product page, as this varies from product to product. In rare cases when we need to re-print an item, this may take an additional 1-2 days.
Shipping methodsAfter your item has been manufactured, we ship your order via your chosen method. Please add on the production time to the delivery time to calculate when your order will be with you. Select your delivery method in your basket.
We have a range of trusted shipping options:
- Royal Mail 1st Class Standard (no tracking) - 1-5 working days on average (please note that this can take up to 15 working days in exceptional circumstances).
- Royal Mail 1st Class Recorded (no tracking) – Usually delivered the next working day. It is not a guaranteed next day service, or a tracked service. A signature is required. (Please note that this can take up to 15 working days in exceptional circumstances).
- Special Delivery – Delivered the next working day
- Saturday Delivery (deliver only on Sat)
- Collection from our London Office (between 4-6pm on working days only)
- For international orders or large/bulky packages within the UK, we ship via DHL or Fedex services. This takes on average 2-5 working days.
You can also read more about our terms & conditions and refund policy.
Make use of our Manufacturing and Worldwide Shipping ExperienceAt Contrado, every product is handmade on site to ensure the highest quality. We provide a dedicated production service as well as a range of fast delivery options. For the past 14 years, we have printed and hand-made countless personalised products for a wide range of customers all over the world and many of them have become loyal customers who love not only our products but also the care, knowledge and dedication from our staff.
A speedy Special Delivery service is available where your item will delivered within one working day, after it has been manufactured.
You have the amazing designs, but do you have the amazing place to sell?
All you have to do is design what you love and we bring your creations to life. We take care of the hand crafting and manufacture, the sales and the shipping. You the designer, control the products and designs from wherever you are, from home, the office, even on the go. Meanwhile the orders start to roll in and you get commissions fast.
What's the best resolution to print in?
We print at 200dpi, which is a good combination of quality and file weight. Ideally your image should be scaled to 100% at 200dpi; this means that no resizing of your file occurs, preventing any interpolation.
Should I save my file as a TIFF or JPEG?
For multi-coloured or very detailed files we recommend using a tiff format, but they must be flattened. For simple colours and low detail files, a jpeg is fine.
Which colour model should I choose? RGB or CMYK?
If each individual colour is specifically important to your design, choose CYMK as our setup will print each colour with the closest possible match within our available range. If the relationship between the colours within the image is more important choose RGB; this will reduce all colours equally to fit within our range.
There is no limit on the length of the fabric that you can order. We have a preview design window set up to 5m max to visualise the print, but that's not a print limit. If you'd like to order more, you can increase the quantity (x2 for 10m or x 4 for 20m for e.g.) and then your orders can be as long as you'd like, with a built in automatic volume discount too. The maximum print width of each fabric can be found on the individual fabric pages or in our design interface.
Do I need to incorporate white space within my design if I want a border or some cutting space?
Yes, that might help you! Always incorporate any extra space or boarders into your purchased fabric size. We trim squarely around fabric samples and fabric prints, leaving approximately 5mm white space. Cutting neatly on the line has an additional fee.
Do you print on fabric a customer supplies?
Unfortunately not; we like to test meticulously so that we know what gets best results on our fabrics, and our facilities cater perfectly to them. We do however print sublimation paper to order, and if you have access to a heat press you can press your own fabrics easily.
What is the situation with material shrinkage?
Just like many fabric printing processes, there is the potential for shrinkage. Depending on the fabric, please expect and allow between 2-6% shrinkage which you need to plan for in your dimensions.
Can I print on both sides of the fabric?
We do not offer printing on both sides of the fabric, as a lot of our fabrics are semi-transparent. As the customer, you can consider the effect of printing on both sides one of our fabrics and contact us, and we will get back to you if it's feasible.
Can I order labels in another fabric? Will you cut them like you do with the normal fabric labels?
At the moment no, our labels are all printed on the same satin fabric. We may introduce more in the future, but for now this is the best choice. The labels are all cut the same way. You can order the fabric of your choice and make the labels yourself, but we do not cut different fabric into label format.
How is your fabric printing eco-friendly?
With environmental consciousness in mind, our fabrics are all printed using completely water-based inks. This means no chemicals or solvents are used. Our heat fixing procedure fixes the colours and prints, avoiding the downsides of steaming, such as excess or contaminated water returning into the waste system. We have one facility in London where we conduct all the printing, production and fulfillment.
Sizing For Hemming And Shrinkage
We have a full Cut & Sew service here at Contrado, and are able to hem your fabric prints for a small additional charge. We create a small one- or two-fold hem that typically uses 5 to 20mm of material, depending on the thickness of the fabric. So, for example, if you want a finished piece of fabric that measures 100 x 100cm, you will need to order a size of 101.5cm x 101.5cm to allow for the hem (on top of that please also allow for shrinkage of min 2%). The thicker the fabric, the bigger the hem will be. You can choose to have your prints hemmed with either Black or White thread. On our silk and other light woven fabrics, one hemmed edge will be straight (vertically down the roll) and the other will be slightly rippled. The hemming material allowances are as follows and you need to make your print bigger to accommodate the hem:
- Light Fabrics (20-100gsm): For silks and other light fabrics, we use 6-8mm in the hem (2 fold), so overall width/height will be minus 12-16mm
- Medium Fabrics (101-200gsm): For medium-weight fabrics that fray, we use 15-20mm in the hem (2 fold) so overall width/height will be minus 35-40mm
- Stiff/Heavy/No-fray fabrics: we use 15-20mm in the hem (1 fold) so overall width/height will be minus 35-40mm
How Would you Like the Edge?We have four finishing options for your fabric order:
- As it comes. We cut around your image, leaving a simply scissor cut, perhaps uneven white fabric border.
- Hem with thread. We can hem your fabric with a choice of black or white thread. Please allow 1-2 days additional production time. See below for information on how hemming affects the size of your print.
- Cut on the line. We will cut neatly on the edge of your image. Please be aware, when we cut along the line, we have to cut against the grain of the fabric. This is the standard procedure for fabric cutting. This means that with some fabrics, for example, Georgette and Mulmul, which have a slight wave in them, some fraying will occur. This is unavoidable, as the cut follows the grain of the textile.
For further information about our fabrics see our FAQs.