The designer must be involved in the embroidery from the start of each project, advising what can and can’t be accomplished with the art. Suggesting alternatives, such as ways to reduce production cost, increase efficiency, improve sew-ability or ways to make the project more artistically creative are part of the designers responsibility embroidery designs.
Much too often, the process follows a course where the designer is bypassed, salespeople give away the farm to demanding clients. The embroidery shop is reluctant to correct the salesperson and/or the customer vector conversion. The digitizing designer is left out until the design is taped to their table and ready to be punched with production deadlines hanging over their head.