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Embroidery on knit fabric

Decosource knows how to embroider knit goods better than anyone else. They are heads above the competition and are located in Milton, Wa. Excellent embroidery To achieve excellent embroidery on knit fabrics you must consider the correct needle, compatible backing, topping, hoop, and well a well digitized design. Decosource has […]

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Quality needles mean quality embroidery

  A machine is only as good as the needle it is using. Organ carries the largest inventory of needles for embroidery machines. Their needles are specific for any type of sewing project. Actually there is no needle specific needle for a certain type of machine. There are needles which […]

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Correct use of embroidery backing

What type of backing should you use for embroidery. There are several factors to consider. The stability of the garment, stitch density, color, machine speed are variables which can affect the embroidery design. There are three types of backing you should consider. Tear away, cut away and fusible. One tip […]

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Embroidery backing

Embroidery Backing lends support to beautiful designs Behind every quality embroidery design is quality backing. Backing stabilizes the design and the result is a crisp design. A garment without backing may shrink and cause the design to pucker. Pucker is one word which strikes into the heart of every embroiderer.It […]

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SGIA a DTG Sucess

Las Vegas SGIA 2016 trade show I just returned from the SGIA Trade Show in Las Vegas today. What a show it was. The big topic was Digital to Garment printing. There were companies all over the exhibit floor selling DTG printers. Some were good and some are actually toys. […]

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Social Media Tips

Social Media Tips If you are going to get active in social media Decosource has a few tips for you to be aware of. These tips might help you grow your business. Define what you are going to focus on and blog like crazy about it. If you are selling […]

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Vector art vs bitmap art

What is vector art and what is bitmap art. There are two basic kinds of art used by computers. The two types are “Bitmap” art, and “Vector” art. Bitmap art includes almost every file type there is: .BMP, .GIF, .JPG or .JPEG, .PNG – the list is enormous. Vector file […]

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Polyester thread advantages

Playing with Polyester The two most predominant threads used today in the embroidered children’s wear market are polyester filament and spun polyester thread. The polyester advantage Spun polyester thread and polyester filament are the most commonly used threads for embroidering children’s clothing. They can easily be stitched on most children’s […]

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No cost advertising

Word of mouth One of the most effective means of advertising is “word of mouth.” You can’t buy and it is free. If it is free “how much does it cost?” The price for word of mouth advertising is quality, service, consistency and price. If a customer receives these they […]

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Its the embroidery programming stupid

Condensed embroidery digitizing Condensed data are basically raw digitized information (points or marks) with some commands or variables strategically placed throughout to ease the processing or manipulation of the digitized data. Condensed data does not actually contain stitches nor does it represent stitches. It is used to create stitches used […]