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Embroidery 101
 

Overview | Placement | Embroidery Hoops | Logo Sizing | Hats | Bags

Garment Locations


Below is an explanation of the most common garment embroidery locations and how they are to be used in correspondence with a Purchase Order sent to AQE.

NOTE: It is very important to include the correct embroidery location on your Purchase Order sent to AQE. Also for clarification, if you need embroidery on the upper sleeve of a long sleeve shirt, please specify "upper left/right sleeve" and not cuff.

Embroidery Placement Guide


Mens Polo Left Chest Ladies Polo Left Chest
Typical Left Chest placement is approx. 7 to 9 inches down from where the shoulder seam meets the collar and centered between the placket and the sleeve. Typical Left Chest placement is approx. 5 to 7 inches down from where the shoulder seam meets the collar and centered between the placket and the sleeve.
T-Shirts Left Chest
(shirts with no pockets or plackets)
Shirts with Pockets Left Chest
Typical Left Chest placement is approx. 7 to 9 inches down from where the shoulder seam meets the collar and centered between the center of collar and the sleeve. Typical Left Chest placement is approx. .5 to 1 inch from the bottom of the pocket, and centered between the edges of the pocket.
Sleeve Placement Short Sleeves Sleeve Placement Long Sleeve Upper Sleeve
Typical sleeve placement is approx. 1 inch above the cuff and centered on the shoulder seam. Typical sleeve placement is approx. 4 to 4.5 inches down from the shoulder seam centered on the shoulder seam line.
Button Cuff No Button Cuff
Centered vertically on cuff, also logo is centered on cuff opposite the buttons on the underside. Approx. 1 inch above the cuff centered opposite the underside sleeve seam.
Yoke Placement  
 
Placement on the yoke of shirts has many variables depending on how the shirt is made. General guidelines are approx. 2 to 3 inches down from the collar seam, centered on the collar.  
 










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