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Author: John Wright

Digitize without Digitizing

Cutout Embroidery

December 10, 2020

Leaving a negative area in your embroidery design not only saves lots of stitches, the process could be the simplest embroidery exercise you will ever complete. In fact, there is absolutely no digitizing skill required to make the file. All you need is a clear raster image and three tools. 3 Tools Instant Smart Design Outlines […]

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start-finish-end

Auto Start End Update

November 20, 2020

In version 4.5 of the software the last stitch of the last object created is identified with a white cross (location of the cursor.) When using the Stitch edit tool or traveling through the design the white cross identifies the stitch the cursor is located on. The start and end point of the design is […]

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FlexiSplits

November 10, 2020

Flexisplit is an effect that can be applied to Satin or Tatami fills created with any tool. There are dozens of preset Flexisplit patterns available to choose from, each of which can be resized and applied as a single row or multiple rows that can be made to fit to the shape of the object. […]

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Colorwheel and Eye Dropper

October 29, 2020

Active Colors Selecting a color by clicking on a color chip in the working palette or using the Eye Dropper tool and selecting an object in the work area, will make that color ACTIVE Once Active use the Bucket tool to drop the color to any object in the design. Color Wheels Easily cycle existing […]

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Batch Convert Machine Files

October 23, 2020

The library feature of EmbroideryStudio provides the means to convert a batch of files to a designated folder. In the following video you will see .emb files converted to .dst and U01 files, or for that matter any machine file type, in the one operation, then copied to respective EmbroideryConnect WiFi devices. Most small to […]

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Editing is for Everyone

October 19, 2020

Do you Outsource your Digitizing? Keeping in mind that many people outsource the design components of their embroidery files and add lettering in house, I wanted to make some comment on the benefits of including editing to your embroidery software even if you outsource your digitizing. We have all seen the variation in a stitch […]

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Tips and Shortcuts

Tips and Shortcuts

August 26, 2020

We forget that we had to learn! We all have skills that we perform without having to think about it, we become so familiar with procedure we no longer need to think about the next step e.g. riding a bike, driving a car, playing our favourite sport or instrument, everyday things that at one time […]

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Sequencing Toolbar

Sequence Toolbar

August 12, 2020

Resequence quickly with drag’n’drop EmbroideryStudio has many time-saving features that can greatly reduce the time to create or edit a design. Today, I will discuss the Sequence Toolbar and illustrate different ways to resequence designs. You may prefer one over the other. I imagine we are all familiar with dragging and dropping in the Color […]

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Font Creator Element

Another case for the Font Creator Element

August 6, 2020

The Font Creator is one of my favorite Elements in EmbroideryStudio. When an unusual font or a special corporate font is required, Font Creator is my go to tool. I know, I can hear the comments now,  “Too involved” or ” I do not have time” etc. I do understand, but did you know you can […]

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Unnecessary Thread Trims

Unnecessary Thread Trims

July 31, 2020

Why and when does the software create a thread trim? Basically the software creates thread trims at a color change or when the distance between two objects is over a defined distance. These settings can be found in the Connectors tab: There are two basic settings in the first dropdown ‘AFTER’ & ‘INSIDE’ (To understand […]

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