Factors of Embroidery Costing

By | December 13, 2015

Factors of Embroidery Costing

Mayedul Islam
Merchandiser at Fashion Xpress Buying House.
Badda, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Email: [email protected]



Embroidery costing is an important matter in garments merchandising. There are different key factors which are directly affected on embroidery costing. Every garments merchandiser should know about it perfectly. Otherwise total garments costing will be increased, which will turn into massive loss in garments business profit.

Embroidery costing

Embroidery used in Garments

Key Factors of Embroidery Costing:

Various key factors which are directly affected on embroidery costing are mentioned in the following:

  1. Quantity of stitch,
  2. Nature of embroidery,
  3. Time needed to complete a lot,
  4. Shade of thread,
  5. Lay of embroidery,

All the above key factors have discussed in the below:

1. Quantity of stitch:

It’s a very important key point which has great impact on embroidery costing. Every garments merchandiser should know about it perfectly, otherwise embroidery takes more cost and ultimately garments cost will be increased.

2. Nature of embroidery:

It’s another important key point which should be considered during embroidery costing. There are different types of embroidery. Each embroidery types needed different amount of costing i.e cross stitch embroidery costing is not same as crewel embroidery costing.

3. Time needed to complete a lot:

Time plays an important role in embroidery costing. Different embroidery types takes different amount of time to complete each, which directly affected on embroidery costing. So garments merchandiser should follow it carefully.

4. Shade of thread:

Embroidery is produced by using various shade of thread. Costing of each thread shade is not similar. So if we use higher pricing thread shade, ultimately embroidery cost will be increased there and vice versa. So, during embroidery costings garments merchandiser should followed it also.

5. Lay of embroidery:

Before confirmation of embroidery costings, garments merchandiser have to confirm about the lay of embroidery, which will help him to make perfect costing of embroidery. Otherwise it’s turned into highest amount of embroidery costings.

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