Embroidery is the method of imprinting by stitching that allows you to highlight texts, images or logos on a surface.
The area on the fabrics you want to decorate can be both smooth and straight or embellished and uneven. Your company logo or design is then obvious and easily noticed.
Sewn in the garment, the desired illustration can be visible on apparel. Imprints’ size very from design to design; the smallest in size being of 5 mm for letters. The largest can also very, depending on your logo and garment measurements.
From a big oak tree, to a brand’s name, logo, drawing of a little girl smiling, any type of design is possible.
Starting with the selection of the design for sewing on the apparel, the layout is translated from a digital art data file, into stitches; it is created in a program which treats the design differently than a regular photo editing program; it includes, among other functions, counting the number of stitchings needed to create the imprint, the height and thickness of the lettering etc. After the design is finished, it is then uploaded into the sewing machinery.
The products are prepared in advanced. The patch that is intended to be sewed in with the design is processed.
A special cloth, called backing, is placed under the selected area, which is fairly stretched to better grant the tailoring of the design. A second piece, a smooth water soluble plastic foil, is placed on top of the garment. After which a frame, named embroidery hoops, are placed to define the imprinting area on the garment and to stretch it properly.
The garment is then inserted in the arms of the machine which supports the frame. And the stitching begins.
Your design is now embroidered on the apparel!
There are a few types of embroidering - 3D, patch embroidery, simple embroidery or mixed.
From Pierre Cardin, to Chanel, Christian Dior, Giorgio Armani, Emanuel Ungaro, Givenchy, Christian Lacroix, Yves Saint Laurent, all of the renown designers use this type of personalization, to create fashionable and much desired apparel.