Learn About Embroidery and The Business

Learn About Embroidery and The Business

(em-broi’da-re): The art of adorning or embellishing; to decorate with ornamental needlework. Today, this means adding dollar value to garments by embellishing them with names, corporate logos and sports symbols, to name a few. Computerized embroidery is more...
History of Embroidery

History of Embroidery

Embroidery, the art of forming decorative designs with hand or machine needlework, has been around nearly as long as clothing itself. Evidence shows that Ancient Egyptians, Babylonians, Phoenicians and Hebrews used embroidery for decorating their robes. The Moors also...
Embroidery Glossary For Apparel Decorators

Embroidery Glossary For Apparel Decorators

Embroidery Machine and Business Glossary… Ad copy ­ – Lettering imprinted on an item. Can be an advertiser’s name, slogan, or trademark. Appliqué ­ – The use of fabrics sewn onto one another for decoration that adds dimension and texture. Reduces the...