Megan Hilliard New Designers 2019 Winner

October 14, 2019

Megan combines traditional with contemporary processes for an Artisanal feel I’ve always known I wanted to work within a creative field but didn’t focus on Textiles until my foundation course. The University of Loughborough is where I was given the opportunity to explore a multitude of techniques and design disciplines. I’m interested in combining the […]

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Wilcom International Partners with Leading Chinese Embroidery Technology

September 26, 2019

Wilcom Pty Ltd today announces its partnership with Chinese tech giant, Beijing Dahao Technology Corp Ltd.The joint venture, Wilcom Dahao (Beijing) Software Technology Co Ltd, amalgamates two market leaders to create a powerful embroidery solution for the Chinese market.After re-entering the Chinese market in 2017, Wilcom has undertaken significant development projects, and now, in partnership with Dahao, we have […]

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From Bitmap to Embroidery

Auto Digitizing with Decorating

September 24, 2019

Instant Smart design If you have clean bitmaps with minor pixellation available then the Instant Smart design tool in the Auto digitizing toolbar can create an embroidered design in seconds which is ideal for quoting and in many cases an almost production ready file.While Auto Digitizing does not replace a well digitized design it is […]

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2019 CorelDRAW Designing Contest

September 18, 2019

Every two years Corel™ runs an international competition to showcase world-class designs. COULD 2019 BE YOUR YEAR?Show the world what you can create with CorelDRAW. All you have to do is submit an original CorelDRAW® 2019, Corel PHOTO-PAINT® 2019 or Corel DESIGNER® 2019 creation to be entered to win. Over $80,000 USD in prizes to be […]

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The Dockers

The Dockers

August 26, 2019

Control Center The Dockers could be thought of as part of the control system of the software.The place where you can set up your thread chart and working palette or view and control an objects properties, select clipart and other features.My preference is to have the Color Object, and Object Property Dockers displayed at all […]

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Create a Star template in CorelDRAW

August 22, 2019

Create a template in CorelDRAW This template could be made with the Embroidery Studio Drawing Tools in the Graphics Toolbar but there are a couple of features in CorelDRAW which makes the procedure quicker and more accurate.Both are found in Toolbars > Options. I will leave the description of the procedure to the video but […]

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Create Embroidered Stars

August 21, 2019

Various Stars Stars and other symmetrical designs occur in lots of embroidered files at many different sizes and a variety of styles, in the following article and video I will explore a few ideas for you to develop and add to your repertoire of embroidery skills and techniques.Tiny stars for badges and flag designs created […]

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Compare .emb and .dst

August 16, 2019

.emb = vector The embroidery objects created in Embroidery Studio are vector based, which simply means if the object is resized then the stitch properties including stitch spacing, stitch length, underlay in fact all the properties relating to the design are preserved and the stitch count is adjusted to maintain the quality of the design. […]

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EmbroideryStudio e4.2 Update 2 is Released!

August 16, 2019

Summary of update: Fixes & improvement: Problems have been reported when adjusting appliqué properties. Specifically, changing the count in the tack settings for Zigzag or Edge Zigzag appears to have no effect. The issue has been resolved with Update 2.Problems have been reported with lost zigzag stitches when applying lap corners with split overlaps in some designs. […]

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For the love of it! Sal Lucchese

August 5, 2019

I was introduced to Wilcom about 30 years ago when working at Melco/Sewing Machine Exchange (SMX) as an Embroidery Machine Technician. At that time, they were selling Wilcom software with all of their machines, and customers often asked if could fix or edit a digitized file. Not having the skill or training, I asked my […]

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