Embroidery Services FAQ

1. **What is embroidery?**
- Embroidery is a decorative technique that involves stitching thread or yarn onto fabric to create patterns, designs, and text.

2. **What types of items can be embroidered?**
- We can embroider a wide range of items, including clothing, hats, bags, blankets, towels, and more. Just let us know your requirements!

3. **What is the difference between hand embroidery and machine embroidery?**
- Hand embroidery is done manually by skilled artisans, while machine embroidery is done using computerized machines. Machine embroidery is typically faster and more precise.

4. **Do you offer custom embroidery services?**
- Yes, we specialize in custom embroidery. You can provide your own design or work with our team to create a unique embroidery design.

5. **What thread colors are available for embroidery?**
- We offer a broad selection of thread colors to choose from, so you can match your design to your preferences or brand colors.

6. **Can you embroider on different types of fabric?**
- Yes, we can embroider on a variety of fabrics, including cotton, denim, leather, and more. We'll select the appropriate technique for each type of fabric.

7. **Is there a minimum order quantity for embroidery?**
- We can accommodate both small and large orders, so there is no strict minimum quantity. Contact us to discuss your specific needs.

8. **How long does it take to complete an embroidery order?**
- The turnaround time depends on the complexity of the design and the size of the order. We'll provide you with an estimated delivery date when you place your order.

9. **What file format should I provide for my custom embroidery design?**
- To avoid digitizing fees we require a .dst file.  If you do not have that (most do not) we can digitize your design for a small fee.  To do so, we prefer high-resolution vector files (e.g., .ai, .eps) or high-quality image files (e.g., .jpg, .png). Our team can help with design file requirements.

10. **Can you create embroidered patches for my business or organization?**
- Absolutely! We specialize in creating custom embroidered patches, perfect for branding or promotional purposes.

11. **Do you offer embroidery services for special events like weddings or corporate functions?**
- Yes, we can provide personalized embroidery services for special events, making your occasion even more memorable.

12. **What is the durability of embroidered designs?**
- Embroidery is known for its durability. The designs can withstand regular washing and wear without fading or fraying.

13. **Can you embroider on irregularly shaped items, such as hats or sleeves?**
- Yes, we have the expertise to embroider on various item shapes, including hats, sleeves, and other challenging surfaces.

14. **Do you offer embroidery repair services for damaged items?**
- We can assess damaged embroidered items on a case-by-case basis and provide repair services if feasible.

15. **How do I care for embroidered items to maintain their quality?**
- Typically, machine-wash embroidered items inside out in cold water and avoid using bleach. Following care instructions on the garment is also recommended.

How is pricing determined for embroidery at Duck Luck Printing?

  1. What is the minimum price for an embroidery design?

    • The minimum price for an embroidery design at Duck Luck Printing is $10.
  2. What factors influence the pricing of an embroidery order?

    • Several factors affect the pricing of embroidery, including digitizing (if required), the size of the design, the number of stitches, the cost of the garment, the number of colors used, and the overall complexity of the design.
  3. Is there a minimum order requirement for embroidery?

    • There is no minimum order requirement for embroidery at Duck Luck Printing. However, if a design needs to be digitized, ordering multiple items is more cost-effective.
  4. Are there additional charges for custom thread requirements?

    • Yes, custom thread requirements may result in an additional charge, depending on the specific thread choices.
  5. Is digitizing included in the pricing?

    • No, digitizing is not included in the pricing and is an extra cost.
  6. Do you offer bulk pricing for embroidery orders?

    • Yes, we offer bulk pricing for embroidery orders starting at a quantity of 25 or more items. Bulk orders may be eligible for discounts.
  7. Can rush orders be accommodated, and what is the associated fee?

    • Rush orders can often be accommodated at Duck Luck Printing, but this depends on factors such as inventory and current workload. All rush orders will incur a $25 fee.
  8. What is the standard turnaround time for embroidery orders?

    • The standard turnaround time for embroidery orders at Duck Luck Printing is generally 2 weeks, unless otherwise stated. Please keep this timeframe in mind when placing your order.

Please email duckluckprinting@gmail.com for any embroidery related inquiries.  


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