Support for Windows 7 is ending

April 11, 2019

As Microsoft says, all good things come to an end. Microsoft has officially announced as of “January 14, 2020, Microsoft will no longer provide security updates or support for PCs running Windows 7”. So what does this mean for you as a business owner? If you are using Windows 7, your personal, business and customer’s […]

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The Versatile Baseline

April 9, 2019

The Baseline is a property of a lettering object and may be changed at any time, even after the object has been created. The Baseline is one of the great benefits of the Embroidery Studio lettering system and should be preserved.There is no need to break the lettering object apart to manipulate a single letter, […]

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Creating a Predefined Baseline

April 3, 2019

Actually the process of creating a Predefined Baseline creates 3 separate baselines that can be treated individually once they have been created.The feature is particularly useful for circular and elliptical designs that have lettering around the logo and possibly through the middle. The procedure is exactly the same as for a circular baseline but involves […]

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How to reshape objects in your embroidery design

April 1, 2019

Keyboard Shortcut “H” is one of my top 10 shortcut keys. Objects need to be reshaped for all sorts of reasons, perhaps to make a slight adjustment to correct a registration issue or improve the shape of a design element. The Reshape icon is found under the Object Select icon in the Toolbox. When the […]

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How to customize the Tool Properties in your Templates

March 30, 2019

Templates are designed to save time and give a consistent result for all of your design work.Embroidery Studio 4.2 allows you to save specific property values to 6 of your main digitizing tools.For example you may, in one template prefer the turning satin tool to default to tatami stitch with a specific stitch spacing and […]

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Create custom split patterns with Carving Stamp

March 29, 2019

Carving Stamp is a great feature to add a level of creativity to your design, because they enable you to quickly an easily add custom split patterns in just seconds.You can create your customer split patters by:Applying pre-digitized shapes and patterns,using an object as a carving stamp, ordigitize your own custom split patterns.Watch the video!Want […]

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How do I allocate the correct Thread Brand and Color to a design

March 18, 2019

With the correct information saved to your embroidery file you could have a paperless system.Nothing will upset a customer more than the wrong colored thread in their logo.Why not keep all the color information in the .emb file?Notice in the image below each element of the design is named and a Madeira thread color is […]

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How to Create Lettering on a Circular or Elliptical Baseline

March 13, 2019

To create lettering on Circular or Elliptical baselines choose the Circle CW or Circle CCW baseline depending on whether you want the line to arc over or under the logo After typing the letters into the lettering property box select the baseline type, select the CREATE TEXT button and left click and release in the […]

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How do I create lettering on a curved line? ARC CW or ARC CCW

March 11, 2019

Baselines are a property of a lettering object and like any property they can be changed , so a Freeline can become a curve and vice versa even after the line has been created, by selecting the line and choosing and alternated baseline.In this video I will show you how to create  two curved lines […]

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Templates

March 6, 2019

Templates save time and Money by presetting standard properties for particular jobs.In the example video below I demonstrate how to set up your thread brand and save to a NORMAL (standard) template.Your thread stock is going to be standard for all templates so I suggest you start here.From there you can create other specialty templates […]

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