April 2013 - Learning Center

Monthly Archive:: April 2013

The Art of Blending Colors in Commercial Embroidery

Blending colors and shading are some of the biggest creative challenges in all commercial embroidery. To add a touch of realism to your designs, here are a few creative and practical tips. One of the biggest challenges in the art of commercial embroidery is blending colors for subtle shading. Generations of embroiderers believed the only

Durkee Hoop Tips for Commercial Embroidery

Commercial embroidery is not only one art form; it is a collection of art forms! It may not be the most glamorous creative skill, but the most important talent for commercial embroidery is good hooping. Commercial embroidery is not just a single art from, but it is a group of several creative skills and talents.

Using Software to Fix Annoying Embroidery Problems

Several annoying commercial embroidery problems can be fixed right from the Sierra Stitch ERA Liberty software. Three most common embroidery issues and the simple adjustments that can save you time, headaches and money! Faced with annoying quality issues in commercial embroidery, one of the first places to go is to your Sierra Stitch ERA Liberty

Tips for Great Commercial Embroidery on Caps

It may be obvious, but commercial embroidery on caps is different from sewing on shirts, jackets and other garments. Avoiding the problems specific to sewing on caps and other headwear will save you grief during production, as well as keep your customers happy. Understanding the key differences in commercial embroidery for caps, and why it

Stitch ERA Liberty: The Best Tool for Any Embroidery Job

Creating brilliant embroidery requires the best equipment and supplies—including a great commercial embroidery software. Stitch ERA Liberty is the leading embroidery software, offering powerful digitizing and giving you control of every element to create stunning commercial embroidery designs. The way to offering your clients exceptional commercial embroidery is having the best tools for the job. 

Commercial Embroidery 911: When Mistakes Happen!

In commercial embroidery, it seems Murphy’s Law is always in effect—if something can go wrong, it probably will! Using these solution to a few of the most common problems, you can keep production (and your business) running smoothly! It’s a simple fact. In commercial embroidery, mistakes will occur occasionally. Problems always seem to happen only at

12 Questions for Hiring the Right Embroidery Digitizer

Deciding to hire an embroidery digitizer for your shop is easy, finding the perfect person to represent the quality of your shop is difficult. There are at least 12 important questions to ask a candidate, from experience and basics to artistic and business issues. After years of struggling to digitize artwork properly for your embroidery

Choosing the Right Embroidery Thread Colors

Choosing the right color of embroidery thread can make or break a design, so choose wisely! There are scientific (and not so scientific) ways to select colors that go well in a design. How to choose embroidery thread colors that go well with each other. An important decision in commercial embroidery is choosing appropriate embroidery