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What to Know: Melco’s Embroidery Digitizing Software

Digitizing software transforms your vision into stitches, and using the right software for your needs can help you create beautiful products while growing your embroidery business. However, embroidery digitizing software isn’t just for professionals - Melco’s DesignShop V10 offers 3 different levels to suit the needs of every user, from hobbyists and startups to professionals.

Understanding Pretreatment For Direct To Garment Printing

Direct to garment (DTG) printing is a reliable method for producing long-lasting, high-quality, washable designs for clothing and other fabrics. Pretreatment is an essential part of the DTG process, and it’s the most important factor in creating vibrant, crisp, and long-lasting end products. Today, we’re reviewing how DTG printing works, why you need a pretreatment, and which pretreatment you should choose. 

Printing vs. Embroidery

Creating eye-catching designs isn’t a one-size-fits-all formula. Depending on the product you’re working with and the desired aesthetic, you may need to switch between printing and embroidery. To help you determine which method is best for your current project, we’re covering the pros and cons of printing and embroidery. 

How To Choose The Right Embroidery Thread

Embroidery thread - the right embroidery thread - is a big part of getting the perfect final product. Once you’ve invested in a Melco Embroidery Machine, you’ll want to make sure that you’re committed to knowing about the right thread to use. Today, we’re going to discuss the different kinds of embroidery thread, weights, and some tips and tricks to help you along the way.

Choosing the Right Embroidery Machine

Investing in a multi-head machine is a big decision. Purchasing the right technology can take your business to new heights and give you the stability to continue expanding your business. To help you get the most bang for your buck, we’re comparing conventional multi-head embroidery machines to the Melco Embroidery Network on a variety of factors.

Melco Sponsors JDRF One Walk Team!

Melco is proud to participate and sponsor a team for the 2019 JDRF One Walk at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds near Denver, Colorado. JDRF was established to help fight Type 1 Diabetes, a disease that affects about 1.25 million Americans. The purpose of this event is to raise awareness and help fund research for prevention and a cure for Type 1 Diabetes. 

Did You Know…? Melco is a Roland Dealer!

As a screen printing or other apparel decoration business owner, it is very likely that at some point, you’ve had a customer request that you could not fulfill in-house. Maybe it was somebody looking for embroidered hats, or a little league coach requesting a small print order of 2 dozen dry-fit jerseys for his team. Chances are, you had to either refer that business to someone else, or outsource it, taking a big chunk out of any potential profit for the sale.

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