NC State Researchers Expect Digital Printing Will Make New Jean Products

Drop by drop, researchers from North Carolina State University printed ink on cotton fabric to make “digital” denim fabric resembling six different styles of jeans. When they asked a team of textile experts, they found that overall, the samples made with the computer and printer were a good match on average for denim made using traditional, more labor-intensive methods.

https://news.ncsu.edu/2021/10/digital-denim-is-a-pretty-good-match-for-the-real-thing-experts-say/