5 Employee Benefits | Corporate Clothing

Posted by on 4:12 pm in Blog, Corporate Apparel

Employees that wear corporate branded clothes identify more strongly with what their organization represents. By wearing the name or logo it can have a powerful effect that not only encourages the staff, but creates a team atmosphere among the staff. Productivity increases when you have a staff feeling cohesive during the day to day operations…

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Sewing Knit Fabrics

Posted by on 12:16 pm in Blog, Corporate Apparel, Embroidery

Embroidery looks wonderful on felt with no texture. Whether stretch or grain it provides a beautiful surface for stitches. Unfortunately, no one wears felt placket shirts! Because knit shirts and sweaters comprise a large share of the embroidered goods on the market, a digitizer must learn the secrets of making these fabrics sew as beautifully […]

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Embroidery Quick Tips

Posted by on 10:00 am in Blog, Embroidery, Industry Tips

Here are some time and money saving tips for commercial embroidery we have collected! If you run out of water-soluble topping, try dry-cleaning bags. Hoop them just like any other topping and clean the same as alwayspulling off as much topping as you can. Now run a hot iron over the design, and the remaining pieces […]

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Embroidery on Caps | Tips

Posted by on 12:52 pm in Blog, Caps, Custom Embroidered Headwear, Embroidery

When embroidering caps, it is very important to have an understanding of the components of caps themselves. The face fabric and the stabilizer used in the manufacture of caps have a great deal to do with the cap’s ability to accept embroidery.

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A Look at Embroidery Density

Posted by on 12:16 am in Blog, Embroidery, Industry Tips

Jim and Erik Special “Free Digitizing” $100.00 on your next order. Receive a free digitized logo on your next embroidery order. Please mention you saw this special. Please enjoy the rest of your reading. If you have questions on embroidery density, please email owner, Jim Mickelson.  Learn about Embroidery Density New embroidery technologies can overwhelm […]

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A Quick Lesson on Embroidery Thread

Posted by on 10:05 pm in Blog, Industry Tips

Here is a look at different types of embroidery thread and some of the terminology associated with them.  Different materials and manufacturing methods of thread can lead to different results in finished embroidered designs.  Northwest Custom Apparel uses Robison Anton super-strength rayon thread in all of our embroidery, but we are capable of special ordering most […]

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