Industrialization has done great wonders in the field of manufacturing, necessity for technology was unavoidable since the rate of production due to demand increased so drastically that manual skilled operation started getting obsolete.You may remember how in those days, granny use to knit sweater or make beautiful embroidery on bed sheets, covers, dresses, it use to take weeks probably months to complete one complete set. Since hand embroidery was time consuming, there came an age of machine embroidery, popularly known as zig –zag machines, though the name machine it still required skilled operators, since it operated on synchronous coordination between the knee, hand & foot. Today these manual embroidery machines have started to get obsolete and at a rapid pace it has been replaced by computerized embroidery machines. These machine do not require skilled operators nor knowledge of computers, since it is controlled via user friendly menu's much like in 'mobiles', one uses today. But since the designs fed to the machines are in digital format, one requires a thorough knowledge of special embroidery digitizing CAD packages. It has become therefore necessary for all fashion designers, apparel designers to get acquainted with this latest technology.
As you know no fashion is complete without embroidery and if today embroidery is created using such advanced techniques then as well learn it
Weaver Computerised Embroidery Systems