Category: Embroidery

Embroidered Designs For Hats

A well-embroidered cap has a substantial look and feel of quality. Choosing a design for embroidery is a unique process. It’s completely different than screen print design or printing other types of garments. When hat design is borrowed from other sources it can get lost in translation. When it’s done right, the results can be [...]

2022-08-30T13:34:04-05:00October 21st, 2017|Categories: Embroidery|

How to Use T-Shirts to Promote your Fundraiser

When starting a fundraiser, there are many things to take into consideration. For many, the first thing to take into consideration is an incentive, raffles, etc. — and what to offer. While you could easily offer little trinkets, many people have found success offering T-Shirts personalized to match your cause; and often entice people to [...]

A Brief History of Embroidery

It seems that ever since humankind learned to make needles and thread to stitch together clothes, we've seen the potential of stitching to go beyond the utilitarian and into high art. Archaeological evidence shows that the use of stitching as decoration goes as far back as our Cro-Magnon ancestors 30,000 years ago, and has become [...]

2022-08-30T13:34:36-05:00November 25th, 2016|Categories: Embroidery|

Hand Embroidery Basics

Step 1: Set-Up Fabric, Thread, and Supplies Below are all the materials required for embroidery by hand: Embroidery hoop (preferably more than one in different sizes) Embroidery needles Embroidery thread or “floss” A thimble (not technically necessary, but helpful in the long run) Small scissors Chalk pencils (regular pencils work, but graphic is harder to [...]

2022-08-30T13:36:36-05:00November 16th, 2016|Categories: Embroidery|
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