Design + Digitizing
As most embroiderers inevitably discover, some customers expect you to take a symbol they have chosen, add lettering and create a logo. This leads to a certain amount of freedom to choose the ideal font.
Experienced embroiderers know when a design will result in a quality sewout, and their customers will be happy with the results. But embroidering on headwear presents a special set of challenges, which leads many embroiderers to avoid these projects.
Of all the positive business decisions you make daily, mastering the ability to provide amazing detail, infinitesimal lettering and artistic shading should be among them.
When you think of the many apparel options that are available for embellishment, a traditional Japanese kimono probably doesn’t immediately come to mind.
Follow these steps to pick the best software for your embroidery business
One of the most untapped technologies in the decorated apparel industry is the embroidery laser.
As embroiderers, we experiment with all kinds of materials to create special effects. From 3-D embroidery foam to appliqué and Mylar-enhanced creations, we go all out to add glamour and interest to our embroidery.
A node is a designer’s best friend in many programs. Many embroidery software programs also use nodes to create and define aspects of a shape.
The interaction between needle, thread and garment can seem like a cruel joke to novice embroiderers. The image that is viewed on the screen is almost never the same as what is sewn on the embroidery machine.
In today’s hectic world of business, versatility is a life raft to which you can cling in rough waters. At the center of our versatility is the ability to use CorelDRAW. Here are five basic drawing tools that, when mastered, will provide 80% of what you need to know when using CorelDRAW for apparel decoration.