Colortex Screen Printing & EmbroideryColortex Screen Printing & EmbroideryColortex Screen Printing & Embroidery

Your Custom Embroidery, One Stitch At A Time

Colortex Screen Printing & Embroidery is your premium source in Ottawa for providing high quality embroidery for your brand or your customers brands.

The Process Of Embroidery

The process of embroidery is done with an electrical computer sewing machine called an embroidery machine that is capable of going up to 1200 stitches per minute. The embroidery machine uses needle and thread in order to sew points with a variety of stitch styles in order to make every stitch complete a portion of the embroidered design. Embroidery is available with a wide variety of thread colours and they are often pantone matched perfectly to your brand or customers brand guidelines. Our favorite embroidery thread consists of polyester.

Custom Thread For a Custom Embroidery Order

Embroidery thread comes in a wide variety of fabrics such as rayon, polyester, cotton and silk just to name a few. To most eyes no differences will be seen but to us decorators, the embroidery threads play an important role on the quality of finished embroidery.


Standard Embroidery Thread

Our standard thread fabric is a polyester multifilament thread from Isacord and it comes in a variety of colours. Being that it is polyester, the thread will not change states meaning that it will not shrink, fade or bleed so it is a very versatile embroidery thread.

Metallic Embroidery Thread

As the name suggests, the metallic thread is a thread that is made out of a polyester and polyamide wrapped together. The thread is constructed with a continuous filament core that is twined with metallic foil in order to add the shine feature to the embroidery thread.

Fire Retardant Embroidery Thread

The fire retardant embroidery thread is a specialty embroidery thread that is used for embroidery on flame-retardant and heat-protective apparel. The embroidery thread is has capabilities that make the thread self-extinguishing and non-melting capable of resetting up to approximately 200°C

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