# How do you calculate embroidery stitches?

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## How much is 1000 stitches in embroidery?

2020 CONTRACT EMBROIDERY PRICE LIST*

Number of Stitches 7 or Under Pieces 8-14 Pieces
Up to 8000 \$6.25 \$4.10
Up to 9000 \$6.50 \$4.30
Up to 10000 \$6.75 \$4.45
Each Addtl. 1000 stitches \$0.45 \$0.35

## How much should I charge for 1000 stitches?

For 1000 stitches, it will cost between \$1.12 to \$1.68. If you do the math, your selling price per 1000 stitches should be nearly \$1.8 to \$2.7.

## What is the average price for embroidery?

Embroiderers often charge by the number of stitches per garment as well as thread color changes. You could expect to pay anywhere from \$5-\$10 each for custom-embroidered ball caps to \$20-\$30 each for golf shirts, in addition to a digitizing fee.

## How many stitches are in a yard of embroidery thread?

Industry experts calculate that the average length of each stitch in embroidery designs is 4 to 5 mm. Based on that average, 22 yards of Sulky 40 weight rayon equals about 4,000 stitches. One 250 yard Sulky spool can create 44,000 stitches, while an 850 yard spool can create 156,000 stitches.

## What is considered a high stitch count on an embroidery machine?

Well – considering that most embroidery designs are between 1,000 and 10,000 stitches – a machine can hit a million stitches pretty quickly. In fact, according to one embroidery machine owner, a machine is “just getting broken in” at 1 million stitches.

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