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Is Embroidery the Correct Technique to Promote Your Company?

Embroidery is a common way to customise your uniform, business wear and workwear items. This long lasting technique has a classic appearance but is it the right method for you and your business. It is important that you consider how suitable it is for your work environment and how it will appear.

What is Embroidery?

Your garments are first placed in the embroidery machine. Around 7,000 stitches (and often more) are embroidered onto your clothing using a type of sewing machine.

Our specialised team spin the high quality threads on and into your garment to create an intricate design of your artwork. 

Embroidery is the best option for garments that will be worn for a long time. This is because the embroidery process is the most durable option available.

Artwork refers to the design you want embroidering onto your garments such as you logo, name and telephone number.

Your artwork is a highly detailed image file that is converted into a file format by our experienced designers. The embroidery machines can then read this file.

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Embroidery machines

What Garments can I Embroider?

Your uniform items need to be single skinned if you want to use the embroidery technique. 

For example, you cannot embroider a waterproof jacket such as the Yoko Hi-Vis Classic Bomber Jacket because the fabric would no longer be weathertight. However, an apron such as the Kustom Bargear Superwash Bib Apron can be. 

Certain items cannot be screen printed due to the way it has been spun, such as the Ultimate Piqué 50/50 Polo. This means that embroidery is your only option.

If you are unsure, please speak to your account manager.

When is Embroidery Best Used?

If you want a unified appearance for you and your staff, you will need a uniform. Embroidered workwear will help your customers easily identify your staff.

This customisation technique creates a professional look to your garments and helps to improve brand recognition.

If you want company clothing for use at a one off event or for promotional purposes, it will be best to consider another customisation method.

Other techniques are DTG (direct to garment) and screen printing which may be more cost effective.

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Embroidery Machines

How Long Does Embroidery Last?

Embroidery has a long lifespan but this depends on how you use it. 

If you will wash your your clothing repeatedly then this customisation method is best for you.

Xamax guarantee your embroidery will outlast your garment.

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What do I Need to Consider?

You need to consider your brand style and if embroidery is suitable for you.

If embroidery is your favoured look, check the garment items can be embroidered and if you will get your use our of the items to warrant investing in a long lasting branding technique.

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