What is a good stitch count?

How many stitches should a logo have?

The larger the logo or design is, the greater the number of stitches that will be needed. A simple, small logo can take as few as 1,500 stitches, while something larger and more complex might need up to as many as 15,000 stitches.

Why is my bottom stitch not straight?

If your thread is pulled tight on the underside and not forming an even stitch then (counter-intuitively) it’s usually the top thread tension that’s wrong. Sometimes very lightweight fabrics such as sheers can get dragged down into the machine so it’s a good idea to use a straight stitch plate.

What is a straight stitch used for?

The Straight Stitch is the basic stitch that is used for sewing. The most common use for a straight stitch is to sew two pieces of fabric together. The Straight Stitch can also be sewn a few stitches in reverse at the beginning and end of a seam to secure the seam ends.

How many embroidery stitches is normal?

1 solid square inch of embroidery equals approximately 2,000 stitches. 1 solid square 1/4 inch of embroidery will equal about 125 stitches. No letter should be smaller than 3/16″ each letter 1/4″ in height equals about 100 stitches. Drop shadows in your logo will translate to 200 extra stitches per inch.

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How many stitches are in a monogram?

Each letter at 1/4” in height = approximately 100 stitches. Letters should be no smaller than 1/4” for optimum clarity. If logo has a straight line under it, add 200 stitches per inch. If logo has a drop shadow, add 200 stitches per inch.

How much extra fabric do you need for cross stitch?

For cross stitch in a frame, you need 3 or more extra inches of fabric on all four sides of a frame. Start with the stitching space. This will be listed on your pattern as the height and width of the space covered with stitches.

How much is 1000 stitches in embroidery?

2020 CONTRACT EMBROIDERY PRICE LIST*

Number of Stitches 7 or Under Pieces 8-14 Pieces
Up to 8000 $6.25 $4.10
Up to 9000 $6.50 $4.30
Up to 10000 $6.75 $4.45
Each Addtl. 1000 stitches $0.45 $0.35