Embroidered designs, whether it’s held up by cushions, chairs upholstery, or bed sheets, are generally used to exhibit a specific desired theme or atmosphere in the room. It’s an art that adds so much magic to any piece of furniture that you could overlook its limited functions. Unlike silkscreen prints, embroidery is of low-cost. Therefore, it’s easier to maintain if you’re going for large amounts of pieces or simple company logos.
Modern embroidered pieces are stitched with a computerized embroidery machine using the desired digitized pattern. However, for the digitizer to duplicate the colors painstakingly, the quality of the print has to be good. You could research the trustworthy of work of the companies which are listed online before deciding. It’s also of highest importance that you choose solid colors if you want to be satisfied with the results.
Embroidered cushions are the most sought-after decorative pieces, for it adds to the overall desired style by making a tie between different pieces of furniture without occupying much space, and with limited cost of money. Nevertheless, if you are going to choose between types of embroidered cushions, pursue the famous ones.
The most popular type is ‘the needlepoint embroidery’, in which the needlework extends throughout the entire canvas of the cushion, accordingly, looking highly fashionable on plainly designed furniture. Another prominent type of embroidered cushions is the ‘Cross-Stitch’, in which the stitches are made by hand, using materials that vary between silk, wool, and cotton. It’s characterized by its intricate classical designs. Either way, choosing the right type and the right fabric depend entirely on the location of the cushions, their sizes, and the colors of the surrounding furniture.
As for the location, if the cushions are going to be placed in the living room, that indicate a highly level of wear for which you should seek after a machine washable cushion cover. On the other hand, if the cushions are going to be the focal point in the guest room, you are free to choose the most delicate sequined fabric. Also, when it comes to choosing the colors of the embroidery, make sure to stick to limited solid color palette to assure the harmony between pieces when mixed. Just keep in mind that the kind of embroidery you choose will always bear your insignia of beauty and taste.