# You asked: How many stitches should a logo have?

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The larger the logo or design is, the greater the number of stitches that will be needed. A simple, small logo can take as few as 1,500 stitches, while something larger and more complex might need up to as many as 15,000 stitches.

## How many embroidery stitches is normal?

A very simple logo with very few elements going on the left chest can take as little as 1,500 stitches. A larger and more complex logo going on the left chest can require up to 15,000 stitches. The average logo that we embroider at Thread Logic is about 8,000 stitches.

## How many stitches are in a design?

Hat designs can be no more than 2 1/4” in height. One solid square inch of embroidery = approximately 2,000 stitches. For example: 1” x 3” = approximately 6,000 stitches; or, 11/2” x 2” = approximately 6,000 stitches. One solid square 1/2 inch of embroidery = approximately 500 stitches.

## How much does it cost to stitch a logo?

Once the logo is digitized a stitch count will dictate the price for the embroidery. An average left chest logo at 4” is usually around 5,000 stitches and can cost between \$6.00 to \$24 per item depending on quantity and complexity. The more items that are embroidered the less it costs.

## How do you embroider a logo?

2. Step 2: Set Embroidery Design Size. …
3. Step 3: Choose Your Stitch Type. …
4. Step 4: Set Stitch Direction. …
6. Step 6: Transfer the File to Your Embroidery Machine.

## How long does it take to embroider a logo?

How long does it take to do embroidery? Most average embroidery design logos are around 6000 stitches. If an embroidery design has 6000 stitches, most all commercial machines will complete the job in under 10 minutes. Your average embroidery machine will run 500 – 800 stitches per minute.

## How much is 1000 stitches in embroidery?

2020 CONTRACT EMBROIDERY PRICE LIST*

Number of Stitches 7 or Under Pieces 15-29 Pieces
Up to 8000 \$6.25 \$3.25
Up to 9000 \$6.50 \$3.30
Up to 10000 \$6.75 \$3.35
Each Addtl. 1000 stitches \$0.45 \$0.23

## How many stitches are in a monogram?

Each letter at 1/4” in height = approximately 100 stitches. Letters should be no smaller than 1/4” for optimum clarity. If logo has a straight line under it, add 200 stitches per inch. If logo has a drop shadow, add 200 stitches per inch.

## What is a low stitch count?

Low stitch count

The stitch count on an embroidery machine is the number of stitches the machine has made. … In fact, according to one embroidery machine owner, a machine is “just getting broken in” at 1 million stitches.

## How is stitch count calculated?

Look at your chart and count the number of stitches in each direction. Divide this number by the number of stitches to 2.5cm (1in) on the fabric of your choice and this will determine the completed design size. For example, 140 stitches divided by 14-count aida equals a design size of 10in (25.5cm).

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## Is an embroidery business profitable?

It’s true! PROFITABLE – the home based embroidery business can be VERY profitable! Many customers that start out with a 15 needle embroidery machine in their home end up with a 4 head and lots of customers over time. One of the reasons it is so profitable is the low cost of embroidery supplies.

## How much should I sell my embroidery for?

The simplest way to price your embroidery work is stitch count. If you are a newbie, you can start charging 50 cents per 1000 stitches and increase as high as \$4 depending upon the design’s size.

## How much can an embroidery business make?

If you run your machine for 8 hours, that means you can make over \$2,000 every day (10 x 8 x \$26). Unfortunately not, because first off you need to pay yourself for those 8 hours, and you probably want to pay yourself a decent wage.

## What size should an embroidered logo be?

Our general guidelines are 3 to 3.75″ wide for logos wider than they are tall for embroidered use on the left chest of shirts. If the logo is square, 1.5 to 2″ on a side, and 2 to 2.5″ in diameter for circular logos.

## How do you design a logo?

Here are the most important steps to designing a logo: —

1. Understand why you need a logo.