Thursday, January 27, 2011

Business Idea: Custom Embroidery and Logo Digitizing Service

People especially women the early centuries are very hooked into embroidery. This has been one of their favorite past time. With the help of a needle and thread, they are able to create designs that will add flair to a simple apparel or garment.  As years go by, more and more women used to spend their free time on custom embroidering and learned to enjoy doing the craft especially when innovative tools for embroidery industry are discovered. These ground-breaking embroidery tools also simplifying the process of embroidering designs, even the complex ones.

Today, a lot of people are requesting for embroidery and digitizing service for personalization or customization purposes. And if you are thinking of a good business to venture, custom embroidery and logo digitizing service is good idea. In order for you to provide quality embroidery and digitizing service, you will definitely need some equipment. These include a computer, digitizing software to be used in digitizing designs, and an embroidery machines. The computer will enable you to create or upload logos that will serve as embroidery design. If the logos are a bit complex, having a properly installed digitizing program lets produced a digitized file that will guide the embroidery machine in sewing the pattern. All these equipments for embroidery are now widely available in the market and priced according to their style and model. For the embroidery machines, you can also find multihead units. Though this type of embroidery machine is more expensive than single unit, it is still much better to use when embroidering bulk items in rush because the operator can embroider six items or more at the same time.

In case you are not well-adept in the field of embroidery, you can also hire people who will help you in the production process. And when it comes to hiring embroiderers and digitizers, look for those who are expertise in design, well-trained in using digitizing software and embroidery machine, and knowledgeable in selecting fabrics. Hiring people that possess these qualities will somehow reduce your expenses for the manpower.

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Digitizing: The Ideal Embroidery Technique for Logo Apparel

Creating the most pristine embroidery design has been a very noble art in the past. Why is it called a noble art? Probably because the embroiderer needs to be patient enough since finishing a single and simple embroidery design before is a very time consuming. Aside from that, it is also painstaking. That’s why embroiderers before are very meticulous in stitching out the designs because a single mistake can ruin their entire work and left them to no choice but to start all over.

For hundreds of years, people especially the women have been engaged into this kind of hobby or activity. They do it with their bare hands using needle and thread. The crafts they produced just often serve for decorative purposes. Until trading of goods become popular and people learned to barter their embroidered items to other people in exchange of other things that are essential in their everyday life. Since embroidered products are now used for trading, people used to discover equipments that will help speed up the creation process of embroidery designs.  Fortunately, embroidery machines were discovered in 19th century and this simplifies the task of embroiderers. With the help of the said machine, the embroiderers are able to produce more design as than the previous technique. However, during this period, most of the embroidery designs found in business shirts or jackets, gifts, team apparel, and even on household linens, draperies, and decorator fabrics come in simple logos and monograms.

 Embroidery of intricate logo designs in variety of colors and stitch types become only possible when computers were invented. When computers are already part of the everyday tools of mankind, wise men are able to discover software programs that will facilitate embroiderers to stitch out designs that the machine embroidery itself is hard to perform. Contemporary embroidery makes use of digitized patterns that will guide the computerized embroidery machine in sewing the design.

It is said that the availability of computerized embroidery machine brings lots of benefits not just to the embroiderers of logo apparel but also to those who want to personalize their shirts. First and foremost, it is now much easier and faster for the embroiderer to set up exactly the same logo apparel design as what the customers used to request. While on the part of customers, they don’t need wait for long before they can get their custom embroidered shirts. Moreover, the labor cost of personalized logo apparel that undergone computerized embroidery digitizing is much cheaper than conventional machine embroidery. 

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Modern Computers Simplify Custom Embroidering

With today’s computerized technologies, almost everything is made possible in a snap. In terms of communication, it managed to bring the families closer since it makes easier and faster to communicate with loved ones even if they are on the other side of the globe. The availability of Internet likewise provides us a lot of advantages when it comes to finding information and having free entertainment. Moreover, it enables someone to perform his or her job even without going to the office regularly.

When it comes to embroidery, computers have also great contributions. Before the invention of this modern technology, the designs for embroidery are usually done through punching. A paper tape is used to punch the design and then it will be run through a mechanical embroidery machine. This kind of embroidery process is time consuming and painstaking because a single mistake can ruin the entire design, which will then let the embroiderer to start all over. However, the introduction of modern computers simplifies the custom embroidering.

With computerized embroidery or better known as embroidery digitizing, it is now easier and faster for embroiderers to set up intricate logos or designs on the fabrics or materials. Here, the original artwork to be used for embroidery is first converted to digitized file, using a specific embroidery digitizing software. The converted file will serve as a guide of the embroidery machine on how to sew the design. Meanwhile, choosing of colors of thread to use as well as deciding for the parameters of stitch will depend on the embroiderer.