ProductsSep 13 2019
S.I.C., the SHINDO's original brand, offers ribbons and trimmings developed by fully utilizing the knowledge acquired through custom orders. We started product development in 2000 with a view to manufacturing products desired by people around the world.S.I.C. showcases products at large exhibitions and trade shows, such as Premiere Vision, and provides them to many international customers, including designers and manufacturers.
A set of S.I.C. catalogs is comprised of four books: a large Visual Index featuring the surface textures of all items, a Reference Guide with directions for use as well as illustrated hints and tips, an Item Catalog that illustrates the range of sizes and colors for all 17 categories, and a Material Catalog, which focuses on materials that provide functionality as added value. These handy catalogs help you explore S.I.C. even further.
We classified the products into 17 categories according to purpose to help users quickly find what they want. For example, one category contains decorative items, while another has items with a reinforcing effect. We put together some of the following characteristics to explain categories, particularly for those who visit our online catalog for the first time.
All ribbons have neatly trimmed, decorative edges on both sides as well as beautiful surfaces, making them ideal for use on clothing and other items. They are available in a variety of materials (including polyester, cotton and silk), colors (from neutral to vivid) and weaves (including satin, grosgrain, organdy and taffeta) for added versatility.
Knit tapes are flat and narrow tapes are made by knitting yarns into loops. It is possible to create different elasticity, textures and appearances depending on how loosely they are knit. Knit tapes produced by making the most of warp-knitting techniques are known for their durability. Thin knit tapes have also become popular.
The origin of jacquard dates back to the 19th century. It was named after the weaving machine invented in that era. Jacquard woven fabric is known for its characteristic textured patterns formed by interlacing vertical and horizontal threads. Jacquard weaving is ideal for realizing complex patterns. S.I.C. boasts a wide variety of patterns, such as traditional Tyrolean motifs and popular character motifs.
We offer a lineup of products made with retroreflective materials, which shine by returning the light to its source. They stand out at night and in dark places by reflecting car headlights and ambient light. They are expected to be effective in terms of safety by improving visibility.
Stretch tapes are made from elastic materials and can be used on elastic fabrics. They are widely used in sportswear, innerwear and universal design clothing. They are available in a wide variety of thicknesses, strengths, materials and colors to respond to diverse needs, be it functionality or decorativeness.
Whether they are round or flat, cords made by braiding multiple threads are perfect to accentuate chic looks. They can also be used to adjust the sizes of garments. S.I.C. boasts a wide variety of cords in easy-to-use materials and shapes, as well as easy-to-match colors.
Piping is a type of embellishment that is inserted into a seam and then sewn to define the edges of garments. It consists of a pipe side (visible after the sewing is completed) and a flat side. It is used to reinforce and maintain the shape of fabric or to define a look.
Braids are decorative weaved tapes once used to enhance décor in medieval Europe. They are known for their expressive appearance. Some have profound antique styles, while others lend an air of delicate luxuriousness. They are often used to accentuate designs or reinforce garments gracefully.
We use organic cotton grown in a field certified by strict production standards of organic products, which prohibit the use of noxious chemicals and fertilizers for more than 3 years. Organic cotton is gaining attention as a sustainable material that contributes to the environmental protection initiatives implemented globally.
Microsuede is a raised fabric that is soft to the touch, and its surface feels like fine genuine suede. This high-performance material made from microfiber is light and has superior breathability and durability. It is crease resistant and the raw edges do not fray.
The S.I.C. Flower Series, intricately handwoven flower applique and crochet made from delicate materials, including satin, organdy and chiffon, spices up and lends gorgeousness to a garment as an accessory. (The series also includes bow motifs.)
Leavers trimming lace is known for the elaborate and detailed patterns created by twisting extremely fine yarns to achieve tulle-like translucence. It is also known as the king of lace. The refined, exquisite beauty resembles a work of art. More than 10,000 lengths of patterned yarns and core yarns interlace with each other to create patterns with an airy feel and eyelash edges.
Also known as Raschel lace, Jacquard trimming lace is a type of knitted lace that is made by weaving threads together. It requires approximately 5,000 threads to produce. By utilizing such techniques, a jacquard machine can also produce stretch lace, although the patterns are not as detailed as leavers trimming lace.
Embroidered chemical lace is produced by embroidering a pattern on a water-soluble base textile, which is dissolved to leave only the embroidery yarn. It is possible to create a range of patterns, from delicate to bold or textured ones, by changing the thickness of yarns.
This is a type of embroidery lace with embroidery on tulle fabric. Tulle has a thin texture with polygonal mesh patterns. Embroidery is done by running threads through the mesh. The harmony between the tulle and the detailed embroidery brings out eloquent designs.
This lace developed from handicrafts is produced by twisting and crossing the threads. Cotton and hemp are commonly used to enhance its simple and elegant charm. The finer the thread, the lighter and more delicate the textures that are brought out.
Functional materials prove the true value in invisible areas. They are used to stabilize the shape to make the silhouette look beautiful or to prevent fraying at the seam. Support materials, such as core materials, help distinguish the finish from others. S.I.C. products not only decorate the exterior of clothing, but also prove the true value inside of a garment.
S.I.C., the SHINDO's original brand, offers ribbons and trimmings that add comfort, strength and beauty