Finding a mockup generator or decent mockup template for an Embroidery product is very difficult. This article lists all the options available for creating and generating a mockup for your embroidery design.
If you are looking for a web based mockup generator. You have two options for embroidery.
Printful offers a free web based mockup generator for all its product sku. Printful offers Embroidered hats and apparel. So its mockup generator is bound to have the option to have a mockup generator for Embroidery Designs.
How to use a Printful free embroidery mockup generator ?
Step 1. Create a free account at printful.
Step 2. Go to product template from the dashboard.
Select your product category and type.
It will open the mockup generator, something like below
Under technique it will have DTG Printing or Embroidery (the screenshot is of a hat product hence it has only embroidery) option.
Upload your design to create a product. Then follow the steps to generate the mockups. I tried to upload text based design to check the mockup quality.
The attached image below is for you to decide the quality of embroidery mockups.
Advantage of Printful Embroidery Mockup Generator
Placeit being the leading mockup provider has some pretty good mockups for embroidery products as well. From hats, beanies, polo’s to round neck t-shirts, placeit has super cool lifestyle embroidery mockups.
Embroidery mockup templates in their free plan is limited.
You may have to subscribe to their membership to get a hands on all their templates.
Theri mockup generator for embroidery is pretty simple and easy to use. There’s not much guidance required. You can check the embroider mockup templates
Advantages of Placeit Embroidery Mockup Generator
Well the web based mockup generators does a pretty decent job generating embroidery mockups. However if you are perfectionist and want to create hyper realistic embroidery mockups. You should look out for this Patch Mockup and Embroidery Generator from Creative Market.
This is best out their to mimic hyper realism embroidery pattern
Key feature of this package
This is priced at $39. Should be a good investment decision if you are into embroidered products.
Another cool way to generate digital embroidery mockup images is to use professionally made photoshop actions.
There are plenty of actions available in graphicriver.
Photoshop Actions can quickly take any of your designs and apply realistic embroidery effects over them.
The actions are cheaply priced starting at $2 a piece to $15 a piece.
If you look properly over the internet. There are a few free logo templates available with embroidery effects.
Not sure if this serves your purpose of embroidery mockups. But what's bad in giving it a try, if it's available for free.
Polo shirts, jackets, zip hoodies, hats, beanies, tote bags, Sweatshirts and hoodies, Beanies, Baseball caps, Snapback and trucker hats, Bucket hats, Visors, Towels, Aprons, Fanny packs, Backpacks, Bibs, Joggers are numerous print on demand product that you can embroider on.
You should check with your fulfillment provider what products they embroider on. Not all print on demand fulfillment provide embroidery service
Printful.com and Printify.com are leading vendors that provide fulfilment for embroidery products. There are different kind of embroidery that they provide like
Embroidery is very different from printing. There are certain limitation you need to keep in mind while designing your embroidery design.
Please check out these design guides to know more about the limitations of embroidery.
You can hire Embroidery Digitisation service provider freelancers from fiverr.com
Or if you are using printful or printify for fulfillment. They provide digitisation services as well.
You only pay for digitisation once per design.
The cost of embroidery digitisation varies from $5 to $30 per design. The rate varies depending on the complexities in your design.
The more colors and patterns you have in your design the cost tends to be higher.
You can hire a digitisation professional on fiverr.com. You’ll get your design made in embroidery format ready to go in the embroidery machine.
Alternatively you can also leave digitization for your fulfillment provider (printful and printify). They charge you for digitization only after you receive an order on your product. You pay only once per design.
That's all the embroidery mockup options have. I hope your search for a good embroidery mockup option ended with this article.
If you’d like to learn more about embroidery processes. You may wanna check this resources
All You Need to Know About Custom Embroidery: Printful Embroidery File Guidelines