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So I'm thinking I'd like to get my headrests embroidered. Has anyone here had it done? I can't find any local places that can do it so I'm searching online to find a place that I can send them. Has anyone done this or know of any good places that can do it?
 

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Have you done a google search for "automobile upholstery near here"? That finds possibilities near me. Give that a try if you haven't already.
 

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So I'm thinking I'd like to get my headrests embroidered. Has anyone here had it done? I can't find any local places that can do it so I'm searching online to find a place that I can send them. Has anyone done this or know of any good places that can do it?
Have you considered laser engraving instead? Fairly easy to find shops that do it.

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Are you sure the headrests are leather or are they "matching vinyl". So little of an all leather interior is actually leather anymore that I'd be surprised if they were from actual hides.
 

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The places I called here outsource their embroidery and they don't want to embroider leather
 

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What makes you say that?
Your EX has 100% vinyl coated fabric coverings on the head rests.
They don't look like leather, smell like leather or feel like leather because they aren't leather. If they were covered in real (semi-aniline or aniline) leather they would soak up the sweat and oils from one's hair and the result would be a gross smelling interior in no time.
 

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Well they do look like leather but that is interesting to find out since the window sticker clearly says leather seating. But it does make sense that the headrests may not be leather due to the reasons you mentioned. But either way the type of embroidery machine would be the same if for leather or vinyl and my local shops here in ct can't/won't do it. I might have to get them laser etched with color fill at this point.
 

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Any reason you're unwilling to send them out to be done?
Problem is, it's $375, shipped, for custom work.
Gotta think someone out there would do them for less.
 

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I'm willing to ship them out but I know it would be much cheaper to find someone local. $375 to embroider 2 headrests is crazy. I'm still waiting to hear back from a couple places that are working on quotes for me.
 
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