No Minimum Order Required For Embroidery. Please See Screen Printing and/or Easy Print Information For Minimum Requirements.Back to Top
Yes. Click on the Embroidery tab to view a list of Retail Embroidery Charges.Back to Top
Our embroidery quantity pricing is based on the total number of items you purchase not the number of items per. design. We are one of the few shops with this policy. Click on the Embroidery tab to view embroidery pricing chart with quantity price breaks.Back to Top
Our production schedule requires a turn-around time of 10-15 business days for most Embroidery and Easy Print orders. Custom Screen Print Orders have a turn-around time of 3-4 weeks. This can change, depending on the size of your order or our current workload.Back to Top
Embroidery Expressions shows shipping as a separate line charge. This is the cost of having your item shipped to Embroidery Expressions. Some embroiderers add the shipping into their per. piece price; therefore, their customer may be subjected to additional markup charges. We do not elevate our shipping fees. We charge exactly what UPS charges us, to ship the merchandise to our business. Special Note For Individual Orders: Shipping can be costly for single piece orders. For example, it may cost $5.95 to ship one cap and the same $5.95 to ship 10 caps. Save on shipping by combining your order with co-workers, friends, or family members.
Free Delivery within the city limits of Georgetown, Owenton, and Frankfort on orders over $200.00. A $5.00 delivery charge will be added to orders less than $200.00 or may be picked up on-site. We can also ship the merchandise to you.
Unlike most embroidery shops, we do not charge any set-up fees for our embroidery.Please see Screen Printing for Set-up Fees.Back to Top
You can e-mail your JPG design to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please see Digitizing for the characteristics of a good design.
Absolutely Not! The design belongs to you, but the stitch file belongs to Embroidery Expressions. I do not charge for digitizing and therefore the .erf file belongs to Embroidery Expressions. We will NOT reproduce or sell that file. You pay for the product and the stitch work not the embroidery file. If you want a stitch file on disc, you must hire and pay a digitizer. Please note: different embroidery machines require different stitch files. We use Barudan machines with .erf files.Back to Top
Visit our Catalogs for Dakota Collectibles designs . We can add custom text and change design colors to make the design your own.Back to Top
No, Embroidery Expressions specializes in retail embroidery. You choose items from our online catalogs. We utilize many wholesalers and have a variety of product collections.Back to Top
No. Generally speaking colors will not match 100% between different styles. Coloring of a garment may even change from batch to batch. A blue shirt purchased today may not match a blue shirt that you bought in the past. If you want exact color matching, it is important to place one single order choosing the same style and brand.Back to Top
1. Damage Rate: There is a damage rate with embroidery of about 3%. While those odds are low for any one item, it does happen. Embroidery Expressions would prefer to be able to replace your garment quietly from one of our suppliers rather than have to come back to you, asking where you bought your garment. In a small community, one ruined product can ruin a quality reputation.
2. Time Consumption: It takes the same amount of time to type in a name, adjust, and send over to the embroidery machine as it does to send over a business design. The difference is most businesses are embroidering several garments with the same design. Personalization is usually different for each garment; thus, taking more time. Christmas is our busiest time of year. This is the time that most of our business level customers are ordering gifts for their employees. This is also the time most individuals want personalization; therefore, not allowing us the time we need to focus on those that are ordering products from us.
3. Profit Margins: We are a small embroidery business specializing in orders of fewer than 100 pieces. Therefore, the retail markup helps us sustain our business.
We do not embroider or print any college or university names as those are either trademarked or copyright protected. Yes, I understand that you will find small shops printing college designs. However, legally - they must purchase a license or have permission from the college or university to print. The penalty is a hefty fine and seizure of all equipment/ inventory. We will not print anything that is trademarked or has copyright protection without written permission.Back to Top
You can embroider a large design on a tee, but it is not recommended. The shirt is not heavy enough to support a design with a large amount of stitches. The design will look great when first sewn, but after being washed the tee will gather around the stitches causing a puckering of the fabric. Large designs are generally reserved for fleece, jackets, sweatshirts, bags, denim, etc.. I recommend left chest and/or right chest designs for tees or sport shirts.Back to Top
We specialize in embroidery; therefore, do not offer custom screen printing services in house. However, we outsource screen printing and because of our low-overhead we can be price competitive. We also are an authorized Easy Prints Dealer offering screen print transfer services. Please See Screen Printing and/or Easy Print for additional information on these services. We offer heat press services in-house.Back to Top
Sorry, we do not create patches. We can sew the patch design directly to your garment, but do not create patches to be heat pressed onto garments.Back to Top
The sew-out confirmation form lists the exact merchandise that you are ordering, the details of the embroidery design, and a breakdown of the costs. It also states that you have been shown a sew-out sample and approve to have that design placed on the listed merchandise. The confirmation form is a protection for both you and Embroidery Expressions. You get a quality product at a fair price and we get paid. The waiver contains the same information as the sew-out confirmation. However, states that you are waiving your right to view a sew-out sample. You receive a copy of this confirmation or waiver for your records.Back to Top
Embroidery Expressions requires a 50% nonrefundable deposit on all orders over $100.00.
The following methods of payment will be accepted: company or individual check, money order, and/or cash. The sate of KY requires 6% sales tax be paid on merchandise, embroidery, and shipping.