Embroidery Mart

270+ Pounds of DoDuds Shipped!

Way to GO Embroidery Mart Attendees!!! More than 270 pounds of new apparel items were donated during the Embroidery Network Foundation’s DoDuds Apparel Drive during the NNEP’s Embroidery Mart trade show in Nashville, TN on August 5-6, 2016! All of this new apparel was shipped to women’s shelters, to help these facilities serve the women in…

2016 Embroidery Mart-COLUMBUS Summary

Embroidery Mart-COLUMBUS was a very different experience from the show in 2015… No blizzard this year for starters. Instead we enjoyed mid 60s and sunny weather for the entire weekend! More than 800 embroidery and apparel decoration business owners met with 40 industry suppliers. Attendees participated in 15 classes covering topics from digitizing to niche…

Embroidery Trade Shows & Industry Shows in 2016

What are you doing in 2016 to move your embroidery business forward? If you are not yet sure, I can help you with that! One of the best things you can do is attend an embroidery trade show. Even if you have been an embroidery business owner or apparel decoration professional for years, when you…

NNEP (or at least NNEP Stuff) is on the road to Nashville!

It is always so much fun as we hit the final week before a NNEP trade show like Embroidery Mart-NASHVILLE. This morning was spent finishing up the packing and then double checking everything we need to bring to Nashville to bring Embroidery Mart to life. We then load it all on a pallet and the fun…

Auto-Digitizing vs. Human Digitizing?

We often are asked about “auto digitizing,” and just how much an embroiderer (particularly a new embroiderer) can count on their digitizing software to create their designs. We reply by saying that auto digitizing is a great starting point, a tool for basic designs – but that it simply cannot replace digitizing expertise and experience in…