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Welcome to the Melco Blog! Here you will find articles about embroidery machine technology, direct to garment printing, t-shirt printing, embroidery business tips, and much more. These blog posts are written by Melco trainers, embroidery applications experts, and business experts. 

 

While walking through an art gallery recently and l looking at some of my favorite paintings, I was struck by the artists’ use of color and even their economy of stroke. I truly appreciate their work and often wonder how I can better apply those same concepts to my embroidery.

While walking through an art gallery recently and l looking at some of my favorite paintings, I was struck by the artists’ use of color and even their economy of stroke. I truly appreciate their work and often wonder how I can better apply those same concepts to my embroidery.

machine embroidery design

Stitch density is the distance between stitch lines traveling in the same direction. The lower the number and/or percent, the closer the stitch lines are. The higher the number and/or percent, the further apart the stitch lines are.

embroidery machine pattern

Complex fill elements are most commonly used for laying stitches down over a large area.  These fills tend to look flat and, when considered by itself, a flat fill does not usually add a lot of dynamic interest to the work.  One way to increase the interest and add creativity to the fill is to in

embroidered Melco hat

Cap embroidery presents unique challenges to many embroiderers. No two cap brands or styles are the same. The panels are all cut differently and the front panels are backed and constructed differently.

Epson F2000 Direct to Garment Printer T-Shirts

When you choose Melco as your equipment source, you have access to machines that will produce nearly every type of personalization possible, from embroidery to DTG printing, vinyl cutting to heat transfer.

embroidery machine clamping system

We are proud to release our new embroidery clamping system, the Melco Fast Clamp PRO.

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