For Expert Digitizing and Award Winning Embroidery Since 1973

2004 - 2017

July 2004

   In July 2004 Theo decided that the time had come to close the factory, and work from home on a part time basis.
   Theo would keep on digitising designs for other companies, the 4-Head Tajima m/c would go in the garage for the testing of the designs and some specialised job's.
   Therefore, the factory in Grey Lynn was closed and Theo (with 40 years plus experience) now offers the following services to the Embroidery Industry:

  1. A Worldwide Digitising Service for the Embroidery Industry.
  1.     An Embroidery Service for those Companies and people who have             special requirements, such as a Large Physical Size of the Embroidery e.g.
Horse Blanket's with Text or Logo's up to 144cm (1.44m) wide x 44cm high.
An Advisory Service to Embroidery Companies who's Management would like to make use of our Expertise and Experience to teach their staff all aspects of embroidery or digitising.
A Care Taker Management Service to Owners of Embroidery Companies who would like to take time out. Theo will take care of their Business and look after their Customers and they can be assured that there will be minimum disruption to their Business while they are away, business will run as usual and Customers will stay happy and satisfied.

We thank the many loyal Customers who have had their embroidery and digitising done by Crown during the past 40 years. In future Theo will keep on taking care of our customers to the same high standards as in the past.
Theo and Shirley Kroon

September 2014
The time has come to retire from commercial activities. We have now moved into a Retirement Village located in Henderson. This Village was set up 30 years ago as a Dutch Retirement Trust for Dutch people and is called "Ons Dorp" meaning "Our Village"
While originally only Dutch people were living in the Village with just a few husbands or wives from other nationalities, there are now quit a few other nationalities living in the Village. This off course was quite important for Shirley, she being a Kiwi.   
While I still have a 4-Head Tajima machine, I now only do some embroidery work more as a hobby and in order to keep in touch with some of my old customers who still want me to do their work.
Further, I am pretty busy with the Village Committee, "Dorpskrant" (News Letter) playing the Keyboard in the Care Centre for their "Happy Hour" as well as playing with different bands in Country and Music Clubs in the Auckland Region.

Shirley is happy in the village as well. She has made lots of friends and helps me with organising the "Happy Hour" in the Pavilion for the Villagers. Shirley makes and looks after the nibbles and I organise the drinks and look after the Bar.

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Unit 47 / 36 McLeod Road, Henderson
AUCKLAND, New Zealand
Phone: +64-9-827 0985

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