How should I wash my custom embroidered items?

No one wants to spend good money paying for a terrific looking custom embroidered shirt only to have the embroidery fall apart due to improper washing. The good news is that embroidery is a very high quality, durable process. Not only that, but the technology is improving all the time. That means that with simple care and precautions your embroidered design can easily last for the lifetime of the garment. With that said it is still very important to take responsibility for the washing and care of your embroidered item and to do so in a way that is safe and smart for the item.

Custom embroidered clothing and other various embroidered items should be washed using a mild detergent. It is important to wash your items in cold water on a delicate wash cycle setting. The less agitation and high pressure the better. Obviously steps should be taken to avoid bleaching or discoloring the threads as well. Taking these initial steps in washing are very important for maximizing the life and vitality of your item. It is also important to never leave your clothes in a wet environment for a prolonged period of time. Doing so may cause mildew and is also generally bad for the fabric.

When it comes to daily use, make sure to avoid picking at embroidered design or otherwise rubbing it. This kind of focused irritation to the embroidery is terrible for it. In general mild stain removal methods are best and of course ideally care should be given to avoid staining or otherwise straining the item in the first place. As with many other things in life, prevention is the best medicine.

Embroidery is a terrific way to get your custom logo added to a polo, hat, jacket or just about any other item. Plus with our low six piece minimum it is possible for even small groups to order custom embroidered items. Embroidery looks extremely professional and is a great way turn a nice but everyday item into something that is really set apart and treasured. With a little care you can continue to enjoy your custom design item for years to come!

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