Posts by actiongear

Four reasons for "EMBROIDERY!"

The debate between embroidery and screen printing can last for ages. In fact, it has. There are particular times and situations when you want to go with embroidery over everything else. Here are the facts, Jack. Cleaner look. When looking for a logo that will last and look crisp, always choose embroidery. Two of the…

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Changing the game.

While many young British designers are known to focus on the avant-garde, the London-based Alice Archer, 31, is building a modern women’s wear business around a very traditional art: embroidery. But her intricate threadwork — which she applies to every dress, skirt and coat she designs — is more high-tech than her customers might imagine.…

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What is Embroidery?

Embroidery is the creation of art with nothing more than some fabric, thread and needles. In fact, embroidery from old expanses of fabrics have often told explorers and archeologists historical tales about places and people in ancient times. Contrary to tapestries, the pattern is not woven directly into the fabric: embroidery is basically ornamental sewing…

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New Embroidery Technology

On Feb. 8, Swedish company Coloreel will unveil and demonstrate Embroline, its unique thread coloring attachment for the embroidery industry. The live demo will take place at Avantex Paris, a trade fair dedicated to high technology for the fashion industry. The Coloreel technology enables high-quality instant coloring of textile thread while the thread is being…

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