Indigo Clothing

Embroidery onto t-shirts

We normally advise clients against embroidering onto t-shirts. The stitches pull the thin cotton inward where the needle enters and as a result it can often pucker or distort the logo or crest.

However, it is not an impossible task and this month Wilcom, an embroidery digitising software manufacturer, have a good article for embroiderers explaining how it can be achieved if the following factors are just right:

For those of you in the embroidery trade who are interested in reading the whole article it can be found at: How to embroider onto t-shirts

Often clients need military embroidery onto t-shirts for tours or expeditions, so Indigo recommend the use of the Gildan Ultra Cotton t-shirt which is heavier than most t-shirts and has the advantage of being available in over 50 colours.