Archive for June, 2012

In a recent post we talked about the London Olympics, we were talking about sporting teams and Tracey from Arco mentioned Wilcom’s Team Name  feature. I thought I would talk a little more about this topic in terms of how you can be more efficient when working with teams and uniforms. With Wilcom EmbroideryStudio e2 personalising team […]

embroidered street art

How funny is this? Who would have thought?

I was just reading an article about how using multi-decoration can differentiate your “left-chest embroidery” business: “If you do what all other embroidery businesses do, you can only expect +/1 10% of their profit margins. If you do the opposite and become someone who can do what 95% of the others can’t, won’t and don’t […]

The London Olympics is almost upon us, and the anticipation is rising. Funnily enough, embroidery and printing play quite a part in the sporting scene. From school yard football matches across the country to the Olympics stadium, athletes are emblazoned with embroidery and print from our humble industry. We interviewed a few Wilcom users to […]

Wall Street Journal: Behind Fashion’s Burst of Intricate Patterns Is a New Kind of Printing

With the Queen’s Jubilee celebrations well under way, I have just been musing on how embroidery is part of the Royal tradition. Here’s a few things I’ve found… The British Army has been emblazoned with embroidered crests, epaulets and insignia since the 1800s. Embroidery has been a popular pastime for British Queens “Embroidery was also a popular pastime […]

There’s a lot of beautiful embroidery in the world, but this one takes the cake. Dezsö does some cool things with embroidery including embroidery animation which is pretty amazing. Here is one of his artworks called “Embroidered Heart”.