Custom Embroidery Effects
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Custom Embroidery Effects

Add something extra to your product’s look with custom embroidery effects from Big City Sportswear

Puff Stitch

3D foam (3D Puff) is a technique where foam is inserted under the top stitch to raise the surface, giving a three-dimensional look to your embroidery designs.The 3D foam effect is commonly used on garments that don't require much washing.

The type of foam used is very important: the best place to obtain it is through your accessory supplier as not all foams are suitable. Foam color is also important: it is best to use the same color as your top thread as any excess foam would be less visible. Subject matter is also important: 3D foam works best with satin stitching. If the object you want to raise can’t be digitized in satin, then you shouldn’t use foam.

Satin Raised Stitch

Raised Satin stitch is simple to work as it is created by working straight stitches close together over an outline of chain stitches. So, in order to work Raised Satin stitch you need to know chain stitch and satin stitch. Once mastered you will always be able to work neat uniform edged filling stitch.

Raised Satin stitch is also known as outlined Satin stitch. You can see why when you look at how this stitch is constructed. If you have trouble creating an even edge when you work a shape in satin stitch then using Outlined or Raised Satin will solve your problem.

Cross Stitch

Cross stitch is one of the most popular forms of traditional embroidery. There are two main methods of working. Stamped patterns. This may seem like the easiest option as the crosses are marked on the fabric. However, it is important to cover the transferred lines, as they will not wash out. Counted patterns. Worked from a printed chart, symbols represent the color and positioning of each stitch. The picture will appear on the fabric as you work.

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