Background and Display Colors

May 29, 2019

The Background and Display dialog can be accessed from the Design menu. Or the colored cubes and the left end of the color palette. The top half of the dialog box deals with the background on your work area  which can be a solid color or a fabric image. It is the bottom of the dialog […]

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Travel Toolbar

May 29, 2019

Nesting Objects using the Travel Toolbar Traveling through a  design is useful to understand the order of objects in a design but more importantly to identify where thread trims are and if necessary “nest” an object in the sequence.To open the Travel toolbar go the Window Menu>Toolbars and select the  Travel Menu from the list. […]

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Planning a Design(wine bottle project)

May 24, 2019

In this article and video I would like to discuss some ideas about sequencing objects in a design and choosing the tools and stitch types I think are most suited to create the vector shapes.When planning the design I take into account, the garment and fabric the design is to be stitches on to, the […]

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Reversing the Direction and Orientation of a Motif on a Line

May 14, 2019

Reversing the direction and or orientation of an open ended motif run can be changed with the Transform Tools.The Transform tools can also be found in the Edit Menu.Or if you are a Shortcut person CTRL 1 for mirror horizontally and ALT 1 for Mirror vertically. For closed objects to change the orientation use the […]

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Add Embroidery Designs to Wilcom Clipart

May 13, 2019

Clipart is a convenient way to store and add embroidery files to your designs.Clipart is usually used for generic type files that can be re used in more than one design.But you can add any file or part of a file that you create yourself to Clipart.The Clipart icon is found in the Docker Toolbar.Once […]

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Digitizing for bling with Wilcom’s EmbroideryStudio

May 8, 2019

Bling refers to decorative objects placed on garments or templates, either on their own or in combination with other design elements. Bling is supplied in varying sizes, shapes, colors and materials. Wilcom EmbroideryStudio provides a dedicated Bling toolset to add bling to multi-decoration designs. This allows you to create and visualize bling embellishments in combination […]

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Creating freehand embroidery with Wilcom’s EmbroideryStudio

May 6, 2019

The Freehand feature provides functionality similar to CorelDRAW® Graphics Suite Freehand and Polyline tools. Freehand has many benefits. It lets you create designs with a hand-drawn appearance, something which is difficult to achieve through conventional digitizing methods. The aim is to mimic the fluid and free-flowing effects formed by means of freehand stitching techniques. Watch […]

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Create Large Lettering for Garment Backs

May 3, 2019

 All lettering has maximum and minimum recommended sizes, to find these recommendations go to the HELP MENU  and ONLINE MANUAL. In the Navigation Bar  Look for Appendices and Embroidery Fonts.   CTRL F will open the Find dialogue to locate the particular font you are looking for.Notice Adelle font has a recommended minimum of 10 mm […]

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Tatami Stitch – What is it and some basic features

April 24, 2019

Tatami stitch is generally used for larger areas of fill in an embroidery design, which often will be the background for lettering or other objects in the design.Normally this would require an even stitch pattern, with a regular arrangement of stitch penetrations between to rows.However tatami can be so much more than a backing by […]

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Lettering improvements in EmbroideryStudio e4.2

April 16, 2019

In our most recent major release, EmbroideryStudio e4.2, we introduced a number of improvements to the way you select and use fonts.Solid font previewsThe font previews in e4.2 are now solid, meaning you can quickly and easily see how the fonts will sew in embroidery.Font preview sizeYou can now control the size of your font […]

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