Elements

Stipple stitch for an artistic effect

June 22, 2022

Stipple for an Artistic Effect Read in SPA > Read in POR > With origins in quilting, stippling is used to fill large open areas on quilts and help hold down the inner foam. Tighter stippling flattens the quilt background and highlights the unquilted areas for an embossed-like effect. Stipple Fill creates a textured effect and […]

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custom splits

Split the difference with custom splits

April 5, 2022

Split the difference with Custom Splits How to add dimensional effects to your embroidery! Outstanding digitizers aim to create an exciting design with texture and detail while optimizing the design for efficient machine run time. Wilcom’s EmbroideryStudio offers multiple Elements that can automate many complex digitizing processes. One of my favorites is the Custom Split […]

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Chenille

Traditional Chenille embroidery

December 7, 2021

Chenille and EmbroideryStudio e4.5 Designing Chenille continues to be a popular technique for specialist embroidery houses with the right equipment. Traditional chenille embroidery is made with a single, continuous yarn worked into the material and raised in a loop or pile. Commonly recognized by loops of yarn, chenille provides a soft fuzzy carpet-like appearance. Because […]

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Wilcom's Beading Element

Beading

August 23, 2021

Decorative Beading Our latest digital embroidery innovation EmbroideryStudio e4.5 Designing now supports Beading devices using the much-anticipated new Beading add-on Element. Never have there been so many beading decorative options and variations possible. Create detailed beading designs using multi-bead runs and unique decorative fixing stitches, previously only possible by hand. Beading Palette New to beading […]

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Raised Satin

July 26, 2021

Take your digitizing to new HEIGHTS! The Wilcom design team had a task to create a quick and easy embroidery design that would impress. The challenge in the task was to use underutilized EmbroideryStudio e4.5 features.  They did not disappoint! EmbroideryStudio e4.5 Designing is packed full of 100’s of features  to facilitate and speed up the digitizing […]

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June Giveaway

June Giveaway

June 29, 2021

Wilcom’s June Giveaway Experience Wilcom’s amazing creative stitch types with our FREE weekly giveaway.This embroidery design is courtesy of DavidSharp.co.uk The Final Giveaway Wilcom has given away ONE FREE embroidery design each week in June.  The final design uses EmbroideryStudio’s Stipple Stemstitch to create a Chenille effect. Grab it below! Subscribe and Stay Tuned Subscribe to our […]

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Faux Chenille

Faux Chenille

May 13, 2021

The Chenille Effect David Sharp, a Wilcom UK customer, has used one of the numerous creative stitches in Wilcom’s  EmbroideryStudio e4.5 Designing to create the look and feel of Chenille without the need for expensive specialized attachments. He tells his story to Images Magazine. “This technique uses the Stipple Stemstitch in Wilcom e4.5 software; together with […]

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String Stitch Daisy Flower

String Stitch Daisy Flower

May 5, 2021

String Stitch At Wilcom, we’ve been showcasing our creative stitch types with different applications. Today we showcase the String Stitch Element. It creates decorative ‘string art’ stitch effects, which consists of a series of overlapping ‘curved stitches’ to quickly create depth and movement in any design.  These unique stitching patterns normally require manual digitizing and manipulation […]

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String Stitch

Texture with String Stitch

April 1, 2021

Add texture with String Stitch Now is the time to experiment with textural stitch type. See what you can create with this uniquely traditional Indian stitch, called Paghadi Stitch.  The series of overlapping ‘curved stitches’ quickly create depth and movement in any design. How could you use String Stitch in your digitizing?   String Stitch […]

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Reef Photo Stitch - Cherry Blossom

Layer with Reef Photo Stitch

March 15, 2021

Paint with embroidery layers using Reef Photo Stitch Bring a logo or digitizing to life with layers of tonal thread colors. To produce this unique design, we use an image rather than a photo. We incorporate layers of varying shades, and the end result is like an embroidery painting. If you recall, the Reef Photo […]

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