1. Embroidery digitization services
Embroidery digitization is the process of converting embroidered designs into digital files. These files can then be printed onto fabric using various printing methods.
2. Digital embroidery software
Digital embroidery software is software designed specifically for embroidery design creation and editing. Most of these programs have features that allow users to create custom patterns and stitch them directly onto fabrics.
3. Fabric printers
Fabric printers are devices that print images onto textiles. There are many different types of fabric printers including inkjet, laser, dye sublimation, and thermal transfer.
4. Sewing machines
Sewing machines are tools that use needles to sew pieces of fabric together. There are many different kinds of sewing machines including domestic sewing machines, industrial sewing machines, and embroidery sewing machines.
5. Embroidery hoops
Embroidery hoops are devices that hold fabric while stitching. There are two types of embroidery hoops, flat and round. Flat embroidery hoops are rectangular and are placed over the top of the fabric being sewn. Round embroidery hoops are circular and are placed below the fabric being sewn to keep it taut.
Threads are the materials that are used to make stitches. There are many different threads including cotton, nylon, polyester, silk, rayon, and metallic threads.
Stitches are the symbols that represent individual letters or words. There are many different stitches including satin, blanket, backstitch, whipstitch, French knot, running stitch, and straight stitch.