Embroidery Articles

5 Tips for Every Embroidery Shop

By Scott M Ritter - Tuesday, December 8, 2015
Looking to reduce headaches and speed production? Who isn't? Here are 5 quick, down and dirty tips you might not know that will make your machines run better, keep your embroidery looking great and keep you sane! Backing sandwiches I get more questions about backings than any other embroidery topic. Why? Because backings cause - or solve- more...

Small Letters Don't Have to Cause BIG Problems

By Scott M Ritter - Saturday, November 21, 2015
As embroidered designs and lettering get smaller, new problems arise. Small letters tend to cause more thread breaks, small walking stitches sometimes walk straight into the depths of the fabric, and thin lines get eaten in wool. So what makes small embroidery elements so difficult? Short Stitches! Have you watched those take-up levers on your...

Embroidery Pricing Insights

By Ruth Guenther - Saturday, November 14, 2015
Pricing is probably one of the more difficult challenges faced by the embroiderer. Charging too little will cause profitability problems and make it harder to expand the business in the future.  Charging too much makes it difficult to sell in a competitive market. The goals of this article are to provide insight on establishing pricing by...