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Common Terminology

1-Layer Cross Stitch

A single layer of twill fabric sewn onto the garment using a zig-zag (cross stitch) sewing stitch.

1-Layer Satin Stitch

A single layer of twill fabric sewn onto the garment using a satin stich style.

2-Layer Cross Stitch

Two layers of twill fabric used to give a foreground and background color appearance. A two layer cross stitched letter is the most common method of sewing twill onto a garment.

2-Layer Satin Stitch

Two layers of twill fabric used to give a foreground and background color appearance sewn onto a garment using a satin stich style. By choosing different color threads for the outline of the letters, you can give the illusion of having 3 or 4 layered letters.

1-Color Letter

Also referred to as single-letter, this is just a one color fabric used to make your Greek letters.

2-Color Letter

Also referred to as double-letter, this is two separate fabric pieces used to make your Greek letters. One fabric is the background color which outlines the foreground fabric color.

Applique

A type of fabric used to create stitched on lettering. This is how we produce your garments with Sewn-On Greek Letters. This term is used interchangeably with "Twill."

Border Color

This is the fabric color of the background applique for your Greek Letters. Most of our products are double lettered, with a foreground and background color.

Cross Stitch

A zig zag stitch used to sew twill fabric onto a garment.

Digitizing

Digitizing is the process we use to convert an image into a format we can sew. If you submit an image that we don't have in our stock icon list, then we will require a digitizing fee for conversion.

Double Letter

Also referred to as 2-color letter, this is two separate fabric pieces used to make your Greek letters. One fabric is the background color which outlines the foreground fabric color.

Embroidery

The art of making a raised design with thread.

Letter Color

This is the fabric color of the foreground applique for your Greek Letters. Most of our products are double lettered, with a foreground and background color.

Satin Stitch

A long, straight embroidery stitch worked closely parallel in rows to form a patter that resembles satin. This type of stitch is also used in sewing applique fabrics onto a garment.

Single Letter

Also referred to as 1-color letter, this is just a one color fabric used to make your Greek letters.

Twill

A type of fabric used to create stitched on lettering. This is how we produce your garments with Sewn-On Greek Letters. This term is used interchangeably with "Applique."

Zig Zag Stitch

A stitch style used to sew twill fabric onto a garment. This stitch style is the same as a cross stitch.

 

 

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Cross Stitch
cross stitch

Satin Stitch
satin stitch

Satin Stitch with Multicolor
satin stitch multi color

Single Layer Satin Stitch
single layer satin stitch

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Our Sewn-On (Twill) Fabric colors are located below. Please note that the appearance of colors may vary depending on your monitor.

 white fabric twill

White

black fabric twill

Black

red fabric twill

Red

royal blue fabric twill

 Royal Blue

gold fabric twill

Gold

navy blue fabric twill

Navy Blue

 gray fabric twill

Grey

kelly green fabric twill

Kelly Green

orange fabric twill

Orange

 burgand fabric twill

Burgundy

 purple fabric twill

Purple

columbia blue fabric twill

Carolina Blue

steel gray fabric twill

 Steel Grey

dark greek fabric twill

Dark Green

light pink fabric twill

 Light Pink

old gold fabric twill

Old Gold

hot pink fabric twill

 Hot Pink

yellow fabric twill

Yellow

brown fabric twill

 Brown

cream fabric twill

Cream

lilac fabric twill

Lavender

metallic silver twill

Metallic Silver

metallic gold twill

Metallic Gold

tan fabric twill

Tan

metallic royal blue twill fabric

Metallic Royal Blue

cream fabric twill

Metallic Purple

lilac fabric twill

Metallic Red

metallic silver twill

Metallic Pearl

metallic gold twill

Metallic Sky Blue

tan fabric twill

Metallic Pink

Vegas Gold Fabric Twill

Vegas Gold

Marlin teal fabric twill

Marlin Teal

Lime Green fabric twill

Lime Green

Hot Magenta Pink fabric twill

Hot Magenta Pink

 

Don't see a color you want? Contact Us!

 

Below are sample images of the most commonly used embroidery fonts. We've also attached three downloadable image files with a full listing of all the embroidery fonts available. If you would like to use any of these fonts, let us know in the special instructions area of your custom garment. Note that if the font is written in ALL CAPS, then it is only available in all caps.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

Standard (Uppercase)

Standard (Lowercase)

Varsity (Uppercase Only)

Impact (Uppercase)

Impact (Lowercase)

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The following are images of the fabric letter fonts we use. There is an additional fee ($10) for any fonts other than our standard Mega Greek. If you don't see a font you like, let us know by contacting us!

Mega Greek (This is the most popular Greek letter font)
Twill Mega Greek Font
Pro Narrow
Twill Mega Greek Font

Albert
Twill Mega Greek Font

Block
Twill Mega Greek Font

Bodnaut
Twill Mega Greek Font

Brannt
Twill Mega Greek Font

Copper Penny
Twill Mega Greek Font

Derr Block
Twill Mega Greek Font

Excursions
Twill Mega Greek Font

Ironhorse
Twill Mega Greek Font

Ironrider
Twill Mega Greek Font

Knottawa
Twill Mega Greek Font

Orbit
Twill Mega Greek Font

Peppermint
Twill Mega Greek Font

Plushy
Twill Mega Greek Font

Suther
Twill Mega Greek Font

Team Spirit
Twill Mega Greek Font

Welhed
Twill Mega Greek Font

Symbol
Twill Mega Greek Font

Old English
Twill Mega Greek Font

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Below are the images of the engraving fonts we use. If you don't see a font you like, let us know by contacting us!

*Note: Engraving fonts are limited to the options shown below unless specially requested otherwise. Embroidery fonts are not available for engraving. 

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Below are images for the color options that are availble for customizing your own greek vinyl decals!

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