Some call embroidery a handicraft. Others call it an art form. However you refer to it, ensuring custom embroidery looks good takes precision and know-how. Cue Jorge Gonzalez, the man behind the stitching at Scalable Press. We recently sat down with him to discuss embroidery best practices, what makes a good embroidery file, and where he thinks the industry is heading.
1. How long have you been working with embroidery? It’s been almost 10 years. I started in 2010 with a national retailer that specializes in sports apparel, then came to Scalable Press a couple of years ago.
2. Favorite part of the job? Seeing the different types of art being embroidered, and the techniques our digitizers use to convert a customer’s art into something that can be embroidered.
There are several. I’d say the most important are:
- A well-trained crew
retirement jersey for former Jets linebacker, Curtis Martin!