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EMBROIDERY ON CAPS AND STEPS FOR THE PERFECT FINISH

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EMBROIDERY ON CAPS AND STEPS FOR THE PERFECT FINISH

Embroidery can be done by hand or with a machine. Most embroidered hats are created using machines with multiple needles; each needle has its own thread color.

the most popular item in the headwear industry today. For the buyer, it is a simple piece of headgear. 

Designing, placement, size, punching, and usage of correct backing are critical factors associated with embroidery on caps for excellent results.

You have your choice of color combinations, material, the height of the crown, type of bill, back closures and the list goes on and on. While there are hundreds of different cap styles and manufacturers out there are mainly three types which are best suited for caps embroidery:

  1. ONE PIECE FRONT HATS

One piece hats are known as trucker hats or farmer hats. One piece caps are made from one piece of foam laminated backing and one piece of the hat is a mesh material.

OPF hats are usually pretty easy to wear and carry off and embroidery on these hats is relevantly easy due to the fact that their laminated backing and there is no center seam in the cap.

  1. VARSITY / COLLEGIATE HATS

 These caps tend to fit closer to the head because of the fact they do not have any laminated backing on the front of the panel. Because of this, these caps have a tendency to move a little bit, which is why making sure it’s properly hooped is one important factor.

  1. SPORTS CAP

 One of the very popular cap designs even in options especially for embroidery on caps. This hat does have a center seam down the middle of the front panel and a laminated backing giving it structure.

MISTAKES YOU MUST AVOID DURING EMBROIDERY ON CAPS

Avoid the following mistakes for a good finish in the embroidery because the best finish is what your customers will buy. Don’t expect a customer to purchase a bad shabby work or an unclean finish on the caps.

  1. Running your embroidery machine too fast. Speed will not matter at all if you deliver a poor quality product to your customer.
  2. Improper Hooping
  3. Not Watching Thread Tension 
  4. Overlooking the Bobbin
  5. Not Changing Needles Often Enough
  6. Incorrect cap placement
  7. Forgetting About Digitizing

FINAL THOUGHTS…

So, here was an article about the best caps you can choose for embroidery and the mistakes you must avoid using embroidery on caps. Hope you enjoyed the article and we shall come back again for fresh new blog posts related to caps only on CAPS WHOLESALERS.

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  • Harish Sabnani