2D & 3D Embroidery Glasgow
All The Inside Info To All Our Embroidery Techniques
Get the low down and understand which method is right for you
THE BEST 3D EMBROIDERY GLASGOW HAS TO OFFER
One of the newest strings to our bow, Puff Embroidery otherwise known 3D Embroidery is fast becoming a popular choice for a lot of our clients.
If you’ve not already heard of Puff embroidery also known as 3D Embroidery. It’s a technique, which allows you to raise the surface of your designs, making them essentially three-dimensional. 3D Foam can give your designs a complete creative boost, transforming them completely. However some parts of the technique may be a little tricky so not all designs are possible. Size and design are critical when making sure you get the best effect for Puff Embroidery.
Puff embroidery is a technique where foam is inserted under the top stitch to raise the surface, giving a three-dimensional look to your embroidery designs. The 3D foam effect is commonly used on garments that don’t require much washing. Apparel like caps, jackets and other outerwear are pieces that are best suited for this technique.
THINGS TO BE AWARE OF WHEN ATTEMPTING TO USE 3D FOAM:
Typically the design plays a huge part, if the design is too intricate, small or design is too closely spaced the design will not work. If the design is too thick the thread will not have the best coverage over the foam base.
Foam colour is also important: it is best to use the same colour as your top thread as any excess foam would be less visible.
Subject matter is also important: 3D foam works best with satin stitching. If the object you want to raise can’t be digitized in satin, then you shouldn’t use foam. Carefully select the right garments for these types of embroidery, they work best and last much longer on items which are typically washed.
WHY IS THE 3D FOAM TECHNIQUE DIFFERENT?
The 3D foam technique is different to standard flat embroidery in the following ways:
- Capping – Where the top stitch is not covering the foam, a separate object is created to cap the corners usually running in a perpendicular direction.
- Securing stitches – These are needed to hold two objects together.
- Stitch density – Spacing between penetrations needs to be denser to help cut and cover the excess foam
- Top thread tension – This is usually loose when stitching a foam design.
Fonts and basic shapes are commonly used. More Pull Compensation is needed for the thickness of the foam.
IS 3D EMBROIDERY EXPENSIVE?
Depends on the size and detail of the design. Not all designs can be done in 3D Embroidery, its always best to check first.
IS THERE A MINIMUM ORDER?
We run single units or in multiples of 8 but pricing does vary with quantities pieces for 3D Embroidery
CAN YOU CHANGE COLOURS?
Yes you can change colours but there is fee for the change and there must be changes in multiples of 4
DO YOU SAMPLE?
Yes we can although we would have to charge the digitising fee upfront (£25 per design). Check out our shop, we have sample packs on there for the Flexfit classic snapback and the retro trucker.
WHAT’S THE TURN AROUND TIME FOR 3D EMBROIDERY?
Standard turn around times can be up to 14 working days from approving your digital copy. But it really depends on seasons and order quantities.
HOW DO I GET A QUOTE
Send all artwork over to email@example.com and the garments you’d like and we can price from there.
WHAT'S THE MAXIMUM SIZE FOR EMBROIDERY?