Using multicolored thread designs to emphasize your company logo or personal style can make you stand out from everyone else.
Embroidery Digitizing: Digitizing an embroidery pattern is the process of creating a set of instructions that a computer controlled embroidery machine uses to sew an intricate pattern of stitches that produces text or graphics into sewing decorations. As with every part of the digitizing process the better the artwork, the better the final product. A high resolution clear image with good color separations works best. Final Digitizing price is based upon the stitch count, which is determined by the complexity and the size of the design.
Requirements: I will accept the following file formats: eps or ai (preferred), jpeg, tif, gif, bmp, pcx, png, dxf, emf, wmf, pdf, cdr, psd. Customer should supply artwork on a CD, flash drive or e-mail. I reserve the right to reject any artwork I feel cannot produce a good quality stitch embroidery.
Electronic Art: Vector format artwork such as .cdr, .ai, .eps, .wmf, ect. If you send in CorelDraw (.cdr) or Adobe Illustrator (.ai), please be sure to convert the artwork from text to curves first. Otherwise I may not be able to read the same font that you have sent. For single color designs, scans of camera-ready-art are acceptable as long as the scanned resolution is at least 500 pixels per inch.
There are approximately 2000 stitches for every 1”x1” square of design size. You can send an image along with information about the order; size of the design, number of colors, and amount of pieces, we will estimate the cost to have the logo digitized and the cost to have the items embroidered.
DST format is industry standard and universally used at all embroidery companies
There are design issues related to converting graphic based artwork into a viable embroidery design. Unlike printing, the embroidery process has many limitations that must be considered during a conversion from graphic artwork to stitching. An experienced embroidery digitizer can account for these limitations when digitizing a logo.
If you want an embroidered logo to look good, you should never attempt to embroider text smaller than 1/2" each letter. Following this rule, will ensure that your logo can be stitched and is readable on your garment.
Color gradients are easily produced in a print process; however embroidery uses a distinct color which makes it a challenge to reproduce shadows and gradients.