Welcome to the Lekkerwear/ Rhodesiawassuper
in Canada we work from a store offering custom embroidery,apparel for
local business, sports and personal,. The online store is a part time
venture/hobby,something to the heart which specializes in
Rhodesian/Southern Africa embroidered apparel
Shangani/Freda Mine in Rhodesia our family gapped it over here in 1980
after my dad was shot in a terr incident within the compound of Shangani
About Embroidery All the emblems we offer can be viewed from the links down to the left under information and samples of emblems.
These emblems have been digitized into the art form of stitch file.
is the process of converting artwork into a digital code that can be
read by today's advanced embroidery machines. The digital image file is a
starting point, but the "digitized" logo that we create will be in a
format that only embroidery machines can use. This digital code provides
the instructions to the embroidery machine's operating system which, in
turn, tells the embroidery machine's frame how to sew the design.
Digitizing is both a technical and a creative process.
It's much more than most people might imagine. A lot of people think
their emblem design will just be 'scanned'. While the digitizer may
begin with a scan or a graphic file, he or she has to tell the
embroidery machine where to put each stitch, and what order to sew the
design - including where to stop, trim the threads, and switch to a
different colour. For example the Rhodesian coat of Arms, Rhodesian Air
Force and other complex designs can take hours to create each into
stitch file, along with a couple more once ran on the machine and
tweaked. Digitizers would charge set-up fees on such emblems which run
into the $$ hundreds.
prices on the site include your choice of emblem that can be selected
from the dropdown box within that products description. I highly suggest
when picking apparel is going with the rugby jerseys. These are custom
made here in Canada and the quality is second to none. Many of our
customers wardrobes along with mine have been taken up by these, perfect
for leisure or a night on the town, these are real eye turners. You are
getting what you pay for and these will last for many years.
Need something extra custom, no problem e-mail us with what you have in mind.
You can add your name etc on the right arm or on back of hats for free,
just make mention of what you would like in the additional comments
during the checkout process. Knowing the difference between embroidery
and transfers. Embroidery in most cases should outlast the garment, we
have had customers where a shirt was damaged over the years cut out the
emblem and apply to another garment. Some of the emblems we offer have
popped up on other sites being offered as "printed" these are iron on
transfers that will crack, fade or even have inks run within the wash!
Quality is what we sell and word of mouth is what promotes our products
Emblem sizes and stitch count.
Some emblems with a full area/high stitch count are only available on
certain apparel. For example bigger emblems on thinner apparel such as
t-shirts will bag in after time thus should be ordered on thicker
apparel. If you have a related emblem you would like added to the site,
email a good quality colour picture along with what you are looking at
putting it on. Emblems are embroidered with the finest isacord threads,
backing and protective solvey. We stand behind all our products with a
100% guarantee. We have embroidered everything from socks to headwear
and everything in-between "Including underwear" if you require something
custom that is not on our site contact us. Please note.The emblem
selection of the Flame lily or the Zimbabwe bird comes with the option
of text underneath please state in the additional comments during the
checkout process what you would like. If you select nothing you will
receive Rhodesia underneath. The Rhodesian coat of arms comes with the
text "Rhodesia" underneath if you do not want this please state so in
the additional comments during the checkout process. I also suggest you
first view the sample of the emblem you wish to order prior to placing
on the website is in US dollars, the credit card process will show you
the exchange rate during the checkout process. We use PayPal as our
credit card processor. These are 3rd party processors we use
for security, this way we do not see nor store info on the site, credit
card info is submitted onto a secure server, ran thru security checks
then confirmation sent to both parties.
we do not accept money orders nor cheques due to the bank fees here in
Canada and collection times to clear, if you don't have a credit card
select the cash by registered post. (larger orders we will accept bank
Shipping - We have no control over the rates set forth via Canada post International
air is expensive, the online shopping cart, checkout will show you
rates prior to charging. On average international air takes up to 14
days, regions such as South Africa and Asia can take double.
South African Orders - Orders to this region we ask be shipped to a box number and via air due to the high amount of theft
frame.All apparel is custom made to order and shipped out appox 2 weeks
from date of payment, we do have certain items that can ship away for
those with rush orders/gifts, contact us for more details.
If you need something in a rush,no problem contact me first for in-stock suggestions.
we will enclose a card at your request, just make mention in the
additional comments during the checkout process. Please remember each
piece is individually custom made to order.
If any issues email us your order and I can email you a payment link or contact me from below
Monday -Friday on +1 (Canada)
780-865-4111 between 9am and 5pm mountain time, weekends email me with
your phone number (remember to include your country area code, also
mention what country you are from)