The world of fashion and garments designing is fast evolving and it’s hard for supporting markets such as designing, production, logistics, marketing, media etc to catch up with this trend. Fashion evolves and changes rapidly in the west and the ripples of this change can be felt everywhere in the world within a matter of a few months. Bigger brands try to create something unique to add to their garments to make them outstanding and unique. In such an attempt, many latest innovations were born such as Custom Hand embellishments, embroidery digitizing services, customised prints, Custom accessories etc. These value adds that are made to the apparels and garments sets a unique tone in the fashion industry and this uniqueness is what drives the market as more and more customers want something unique and rare for themselves.
What is Embroidery Digitizing?
Embroidery Digitizing service is a new form of custom made embroidery that is done to the garments using precision based artworks developed using digitized embroidery designs. These digitized signatures can be custom made or based on a real life imagery, picture or visualisation that can be recreated in the digital form so that it can be converted into a suitable format of digital embroidery design. This design is then used in Automated embroidery machines that can emulate the designs as it is, just like they were made by hand for the customer.
Embroidery Digitizing cuts down on hours of man hours spent on embroidery design and creation on garments and fabrics and makes even the toughest and complicated designs digitally possible to imitate on a piece of fabric.
Tips and Tricks for the Best Embroidery Digitizing
Digitizing embroidery can be quite tricky if not created and executed properly. There is a reason why there are only a few players in the market who are into Embroidery Digitizing service. Below are some of the tips to keep in mind while creating digital embroidery designs:
- The apt use of Layering techniques
Layering Technique is one of the unique abilities that is only applicable to embroidery designs. Embroidery designs have a natural 3D effect which can be enhanced if layered correctly. Whenever possible, a Digitizer must ensure to bring about the real depth of the image by layering the base and the front designs in the right manner so as to bring the natural depth and elegance of the image alive
- Using the Right Format
Working with the right format for the right design and the right fabric is very important. Sometimes the design a digitizer creates may not be in the right format for the right fabric which would ruin the final result when the machine makes the embroidery on the piece of fabric. Make sure to choose the right format to created the digitized embroidery design
- Stitch Density
Most digitizers skip on stitch density and this might be a huge mistake. Optimising the stitch density based on the type of embroidery design makes the embroidery light, crafty and easier to use and wear when on a fabric.
- Auto Digitize to a Minimum
A skilled digitizer is half a war won – although there are many softwares in the market these days that can auto-digitize any image, only a skilled embroidery digitizer with technical know how can bring the design alive with the right usage of the software tools, the depth, the color and integrity of the image.