Charge for embroidery work????????

grammynowJune 22, 2008

Is there an estimation of price for embroidery work? I have embroidered 15 very heavy canvas beach bags with names and haven't a clue what to charge. Do you charge by the bag or by the stitch? or the time? Thanks for anyone who could give me an idea. I am located near Kansas City, Missouri.

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sew_clueless_emb2

Hi I am very new to this, but when I did a web search for personalized embroidered products I found most embroidery businesses charged for stitches. I saw as low as $1.50 for 1000 stitch to $4.50/1000. Also if you go to eBay and click on sell there is a "what's it worth" tool.
I searched personalized embroidered bags
(personalized embroidered totes no results)
eBay gave an avg. price of $18.33 range of $.01-$24
Hope this helps.

    Bookmark   June 27, 2008 at 6:05PM
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jsm123

you should charge by the stitch, but your by the stitch price should vary by the number of bags. ALso, it's typical to charge a minimum of 5000 stitches. I get my bags from Allcustomwear, however, and they pretty much charge just a flat fee for the embroidery.

Here is a link that might be useful: Allcustomwear

    Bookmark   July 18, 2008 at 1:40PM
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msmeow

So JSM do you own this company? I've seen 3 posts so far where you are pushing them. You're not supposed to advertise on this forum.

    Bookmark   July 21, 2008 at 2:16PM
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steffim008

As clueless told searching the wjats worth tool is the best option.

    Bookmark   July 29, 2008 at 2:01PM
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grandma_kathy

In NW KS the going rate is $1.40 to $1.60 per 1000 stitches seems to be the going rate.

    Bookmark   September 5, 2008 at 5:37PM
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joansews4u

In AL the going rate was $1 per 1000 stitches for home embroideriers 6 years ago when I got my machine. A $5 min. per item. Still haven't upped my price but should.

    Bookmark   September 11, 2008 at 12:53AM
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