Our Products and print

Please get in touch for any further enquires

It is simple to place an order with The Silk Bureau Limited ©

Submit a new Order : You can send your files and place your order following our Step by Step online order system, here

Whether you are printing 1 meter or 1000’s of meters simply send us your print ready files, saved as a flattened .tiff or .jpeg ONLY


If you would like some extra guidance our ‘How to pace an Order’ feature is available here.

It’s easy to order through our website but if you would prefer to send your files on a USB through the POST please complete an Order form.
Do NOT send an Order form if you are ordering through our website. 

Download sales order

You will need to have Adobe Reader installed on your computer to complete this form on-screen. You can download Adobe Reader for free by clicking here.

Minimum order 1 meter – NO maximum.
For more details please phone 01386 86 11 22

Our swatch pack is full of our extensive fabric range.

The six sets of fabrics are

  • Silks and Silk Mixes
  • Organic Cottons, Cottons and Linens
  • Stretch Fabrics
  • Light Polyester
  • Heavy Polyester
  • Rayon, Viscose & Modal

It also includes a useful booklet, to help you with your digital files. Plus how to work out the cost of digitally printing your files and fabric prices. Simply phone 01386 86 11 22 or email to place an order.

Printing Disclaimer

Terms and Conditions

Having submitted an order it is considered by the The Silk Bureau Ltd to be a binding agreement.

The Silk Bureau Ltd will always endeavor to produce printed fabrics of the highest quality but cannot be held responsible for any quality issues arising from the unsuitability of fabrics selected by the client with certain artwork design types. Digital printing is best suited to multi patterned multi coloured designs. In large areas of block colour or white, there is both a risk of ink spots during printing, lining or ‘mark back’ onto the plain areas during the processing stage.
We cannot be held responsible for any faults with the artwork. It is the client’s responsibility to supply print ready artwork. Please make sure your patterns repeat correctly.
Print specifications for artwork.

  1.        Flattened Image
  2.        RGB – color mode
  3.        8 bit
  4.        180dpi – resolution (min.)
  5.        TIFF – file fomat (TIFF options – Image compression > None, Pixel order > interleaved, BYTE order > Macintosh
  6.        Clearly named. Please use your name in the title to avoid confusion, e.g. ‘Susan Brown 1’ or ‘Susan Brown May 15-1’.


Please allow up to 20% for shrinkage, depending on the fabric.

Any irregularities and variations in the weave of the fabrics are in no way to be considered as defects. They are a characteristic of the natural fibre.

The shade of the fabric may vary from roll to roll and is a circumstance beyond our control, so please ensure you order enough fabric to meet your needs.

Quality control.

On receipt, please examine the fabrics carefully before proceeding with any cutting or useage. Direct or indirect claims for any reason whatsoever will not be accepted once the customer, or any party acting upon their instructions, has cut, or processed the fabric in any way.

Claims for any alleged defects, or shortages must be made in writing within seven days of delivery of the fabric.


Our Invoicing department will contact you when payment is required, either by telephone or email.

There are 5 costs involved in digital printing.

  1.        Bureau time (Comprises of opening files, formatting designs, tidying up and preparing images for print)
  2.        Print price
  3.        Fabric price
  4.        Post and packaging
  5.        VAT

Please see our latest price list for details of these costs.

  • Invoicing 
    • Designers – Payment is required in full prior to dispatch of fabric.
    • International – Payment is required prior to printing.
    • Students – Payment is required prior to printing.

hand rolled hems

Do you want to transfer large files?

Please get in touch with us and we will be happy to supply you with a dedicated link for uploading large files.

Contact Us

You may be interested in our scarf hemming service.

Find out more.

If you are unable to find a fabric suitable in our range, supply your own fabric and we can prepare it for digital printing.
Our coating service is at your own risk and all fabrics must be agreed with Directors after testing.
There is a minimum order of 20 metres when using your own fabric, charged at £1 per metre to prepare and coat the fabric.

For more information please phone 01386 86 11 22 or email us info@silkbureau.co.uk.