|Description||Get your nickname or hackerspace logo on your favorite clothing with our CAD embroidery machines (Brother and Husqvarna).|
|Persons working on||Jiska|
|Located at assembly||RaumZeitLabor|
Bring your own graphics and get them embroidered on your favorite textiles!
We have two embroidery machines: A big Husqvarna Viking Topaz 30 and a small Brother Inno-vis 90E. The first one covers an area up to 20x36cm.
What are requirements to my graphics?
It should not have too many colors since the thread needs to be exchanged for every color which is quite time consuming. However, we have over 120 colors :)
Furthermore, lines should not be thinner than 2mm. Graphics get converted to a proprietary file format containing stitches. These stitches have a certain resolution and automatic conversion will skip stitches if they are considered to be too small. Thus, it will not help using vector graphics. Your file should have a high resolution in which no compression artifacts or single pixels are visible after scaling it to embroidery size.
On clothing, you usually don't want anything wider than 20cm. Otherwise, parts of the image might get lost under your arms.
Our embroidery hoops go up to 20x36cm. We have some sizes in between, e.g. 12x12cm, 4x4cm and more. This helps on small pockets, etc.
Which textiles can be embroidered?
Fabrics should not be too thin, too thick or too stretchy. Embroidery backing might help on thin and stretchy fabrics.
Good examples: Hoodies, labcoats, most men shirts, jeans, towels
Bad examples: stretchy lady shirts, thick jackets
RaumZeitLabor e.V. is a non-profit organization. Anyway, materials, machines and transport cost a lot. Donations help us getting new machines and realizing projects, see our website. It would be nice if you donate more than the following proposed prices. If you have not much money you are free to ask for reduced prices.
You can get basic clothing at our assembly if you don't have anything with you that can be embroidered.