Embroidery is the art of decorating different materials like fabrics with a needle and a thread. Different color threads are used for making embroideries. Selection of colors plays the most important role in the making of the embroidery. Other materials that are used in making embroidery include metal strips, pearls, beads, quills and sequins. Embroidery is mostly used for caps, hats, coats, blankets, dress shirts, denim, stockings, and golf shirts. Embroidery can be made in various types of designs. Some of them are as follows:
• Clothing Embroidery Designs: These types of designs are the most popular and widely available embroidery designs. These designs are easily available at the local embroidery shops and can also be purchased from the internet. The digitized versions of these designs can be directly downloaded from different websites and sewn on to garments using computerized embroidery machines. These embroidery designs can be made on different types of clothes – Trouser embroidery, Men’s wear embroidery, Children clothing embroidery, Fashion wear embroidery, Dinner suit embroidery, Ladies garments embroidery etc.
• Household Embroidery Designs: These types of designs are for house-hold garments, and they are usually created by professionals because of their different size, and intricate designs and colors demanded by household items. These items include carpets, bed sheets, mats etc.
• Logo Embroidery Designs: These designs are mostly used on garments such as T-shirts, Sweatshirts, and Jackets etc. These types of designs are also mostly created by professionals, and many of the designs can be ordered online and custom-made on demand. The texts, outlines, size and artwork are paid a lot of attention when designing embroidery logos. These designs are mostly made on the demand of the customers.
• General Products Embroidery Designs: These are the most general types of designs and it includes garments such as baseball caps, shoes, gloves, and other apparels can be embroidered with specific designs and patterns. These embroidery designs, custom-made or pre-designed, can also be ordered from the internet.
These designs are specific for particular type of embroideries. Some of its types include Redwork embroidery i.e., the type of embroidery done by red threads on white or natural colored fabrics, Crewel embroidery, Cross stitch embroidery, blueworkembroidery, Sashikoembroidery, Blackworkembroidery, white work embroidery, goldworkembroidery, drawn thread embroidery, Pulled thread embroidery, Hardangerembroidery, Hedeboembroidery, Schwalmembroidery. Generally embroidery is done with hands using needle and threads but with the advancement in technology various types of machines are available in the market now days to do different type of embroidery.