There are basic things that factor into the
cost of embroidery. The size of the design. How many stitches in the design. If
a design or company logo needs to be set-up and digitized. Because there are so
many variables in quoting embroidery all jobs are quoted individually.
personalization: An embroidered name, is between $4.00 - 6.50.
Set-up - Digitizing
Business & Company Logos
Digitizing is the process by which an embroidery artist turns a design,
logo, or original artwork into stitches and creates instructions which tell an
embroidery machine what to stitch on a garment. This is a fairly complex
operation, it takes training and practice to become a master of the art. Each
garment has certain properties that will effect the way the stitches will pull
and push the garment. A digitizer must be conscious of these properties in order
to produce a high quality design. It is more complex than just scanning in the
image and pressing a button. Some designs are so complex, it may take days of
constant work to complete. In simple terms, a design is created stitch by stitch
with a mouse on a computer screen, as if sewing by hand. This can take quite a
bit of time and effort to create. Digitizing costs are a one-time fee, unless an
edit or resize is requested. After a design is digitized, it is saved for use in
9.50 per 1,000 stitches.
per 1,000 stitches
with a $ 5.00 minimum when customers supply their own garments.
Logo with an Embroidered Design
Company logos usually need to be digitized and set-up. Choosing an
embroidered stock design can make embroidery more affordable.
There will only be
a one-time set-up fee of $25.00.
The following is
provided as a guideline to help you estimate the costs.
In general most designs include up to 8,000 stitches. An average left
chest embroidered design is about 7,000 stitches. Average cost is between $5.00
- $9.00 for each item. Because a large part of the cost associated with
embroidery is the setup time the higher the quantity of items with the same
design, the lower the price for each item. It is wise to order as many items at
once as is possible.