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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Save Standard Stitch Styles for Tools

August 1, 2019

Save a Preset Object Style In e4.2 it is possible to save a style of stitching to an input method.Make your changes in the work area and check the Save button from the bottom of the Color Object list (image top right)  Select the Preset Object Radio button and choose the input method from the […]

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Outlines and Offsets

July 30, 2019

All of the digitising levels from Decorating up include the basic Outline Tool which is identified as around target icon in the Toolbox.The Advanced Outline and Offsets is a paid Element identified as the hexagon icon below, I will talk about that shortly. Simple Offset Select the object you wish to place an outline around […]

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Color Blending

July 19, 2019

In an earlier article we looked at Curved Fills, Florentine and Liquid Fills, the ideal companion Element to those is Color Blending. Color Blending can only be applied to to Satin and Tatami fills if created withColumn A orColumn B tools but only to Tatami Fill if the shape is created with Complex Fill.The tool […]

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