Author: John Wright

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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Mirror Merge

Mirror Merge

June 10, 2020

Create Perfectly Symmetrical Designs with the Mirror Merge tool Balance is the key to great design, but symmetry is one of the tools you can use to get there quickly. Here, we explain how EmbroideryStudio’s Mirror Merge tools works. For the most part Mirror Merge has two main function; Copy and MIRROR in Rows and columns. […]

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First look at EmbroideryStudio

A First Look at EmbroideryStudio

May 18, 2020

To be successful at any endeavour a sound foundation of knowledge is essential. In this article and attached video I have “cherry picked” Menus and features that I think are the foundation to build the required knowledge and become a competent digitizer. The list is not comprehensive but I think a good place to begin, […]

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Motif Stamp - Part 1

Motif as a Stamp

April 8, 2020

There are four methods of adding a motif pattern to an Embroidery Design in EmbroideryStudio 4.5 Individually placed randomly (Stamp) As a Run As a Column As a Fill Each of these applications is based on the same library of Motif shapes. Procedure To select the motif you wish to use as a stamp you […]

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Motif Outlines and Columns - Part 2

Motif Outlines and Columns

April 8, 2020

The Motif Run Tool is found in the Outline Toolset The reality is the motif is a property that can be assigned to any outline tool type. So after creating a running stitch, triple run, backstitch, stem stitch with any of the available tools in the Traditional or Graphic toolbars, selecting a motif will change […]

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Motif Fill - Part 3

Motif Fill

April 8, 2020

Motif Fill is standard in EmbroideryStudio Designing and Decorating. As you can see in this image you can get some pretty funky designs combining Motil fill with 3D Globe out To create a motif fill select the fill tool of choice.Any tool that will make a filled shape including Column tools are able to be […]

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Maze Fill

Maze Fill

March 27, 2020

Fill any vector shape with a run stitch where you set the spacing and the stitching never crosses itself. The stitch type  gives a stunning effect with the click of a button but when used in conjunction with some of the other features in EmbroideryStudio 4.5 you can achieve some exciting artistic effects.In the video […]

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