How to Design a Logo for Embroidery Services

Whether you’re creating a company logo or personalizing a piece of clothing, the design is what makes the embroidery stand out. In this blog post, we’ll take you through the steps of creating a machine embroidery design that is both visually appealing and practical.

Research for Inspiration

Look at machine embroidery designs from other businesses in your field and get inspired. You can also search for embroidery machine designs and gift ideas online, in magazines, or even in books. Take note of the elements that catch your eye, such as colour schemes, shapes, and fonts. Keep in mind that you don’t want to copy someone else’s design, but rather draw inspiration from it.

How to Design a Logo for Embroidery

Consider the Size of the Logo

An embroidery machine has a limited stitching area, so the logo must be designed to fit within that area. Additionally, smaller logos may require simplification of the design to ensure that it is still legible and visually appealing at a smaller design size.

Choose the Right Colours

Once you have an idea of the direction you want to take with your logo design, it’s time to choose the right colours. Make sure the colours you choose complement each other and match your business’s personality. Choosing a palette that sets the mood for your design can be key to success.

Find the Right Font

Search for fonts that fit the style of your business, and make sure it’s legible when embroidered on fabric or apparel. A font that looks great on a computer screen may not translate well when embroidered on a t-shirt or hat. We cover the best fonts for embroidery in this article.


If you’re still unsure about the design process, don’t hesitate to reach out to Just Breathe Embroidery for assistance. We offer custom embroidery and our team is more than happy to help with your embroidered logo design! Find out what the best fabric type for machine embroidery designs is here.

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