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Embroidery News Style Focus: Men's Knit Blazer

  • M2000 - Men's BlazerMen's knit blazers

This is a versatile, unlined blazer made from 8.5-ounce, 52/48 cotton/poly ponte knit. It has a notched lapel, an interior chest pocket, left chest welt pocket and patch pockets with flaps. Its also has a 2-button front closure, back vent and faux 4-button sleeve cuff plackets.


Artwork to Embroidery

Are you uncertain what changes can be made to your artwork to make it work for your embroidery set-up? Wondering about:

  • Resize Artwork - artwork can usually be resized but sometimes smaller design elements become too small to embroider without simplifying some of the detail
  • Change Colors - colors can be changed but sometimes that negatively impacts the design
  • Eliminate elements - elements like small text, borders and shadowing can be easily eliminated
  • Resize Individual elements - elements such as small text can often be enlarged
  • Remove White Background - the background color can be removed

Embroidered Apparel Defined: Rib Knit? Blend?

Putting together an order for embroidered shirts? Wondering what some of the descriptive terminology means?

  • 1x1 Rib - a very slight vertical pattern in a knit that has a soft, fine feel and maintains a slim fit
  • Baby Pique Knit - a finer version of a pique texture which resembles a fine waffle weave. Used primarily for polos and knit shirts.
  • Back Yoke - the piece of fabric in the back of a shirt that connects to the shoulders. This structure allows the shirt to drape well.
  • Blend - a yarn or fabric that is made from more than one type of fiber