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Polartec®, a popular American brand of Milliken & Company and manufacturer of synthetic fleece, has teamed up with Spoonflower, a leading online fabric printing marketplace catering to artists and creative enthusiasts. This collaboration marks a major milestone by providing access to Polartec’s signature 200 Fleece series to a range of creatives within Spoonflower’s thriving online community of creatives and entrepreneurs.

At Spoonflower, users are free to craft their own patterns or choose from an extensive library of over a million designs. These designs will now be digitally printed on one side of high-quality Polartec fleece using water-based ink, thus expanding Spoonflower’s offering. With no minimum purchase requirements, individuals and businesses, regardless of size, can start printing limited editions with minimal risk. Spoonflower also accommodates rapid product development timelines through efficient printing processes, enabling companies to remain competitive in today’s rapidly evolving market.

Karen Beattie, Global Director of Product Marketing at Polartec, shared that their mission is about providing premium fabric solutions. Polartec’s 100% polyester fleece is known for its breathability, quick-drying properties, and ability to provide warmth without adding bulk. Through their partnership with Spoonflower, they are taking an important step in empowering creative entrepreneurs to turn their ideas into reality at any scale. Polartec’s soft synthetic fleece also becomes the ultimate profitable choice for the coming winters, offering a wide range of products, including jackets, gloves, scarves and more.

Sarah Ward, Senior Vice President of Brand Marketing at Spoonflower, highlighted its ability to meet customer expectations with more than one million designs available in its database, each contributed by independent artists from around the world. She expressed her happiness at providing a platform that enhances trade through community communications. Ward emphasized that the close collaboration between the world leader in print-on-demand technology and the leader in modern synthetic wool provides limitless opportunities for both direct-to-consumer (DTC) and business-to-business (B2B) endeavors.

Polartec’s 200 Series Fleece for single-side digital printing, up to 56 inches wide, is now available at, starting at $34 per yard. This partnership presents an exciting opportunity for entrepreneurs and creatives to combine cutting-edge textile technology with distinctive digital printed designs, resulting in products that stand out in the market.

    (Tags for translation)Clothing technology

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