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Auto-translate Wilcom Training videos

May 26, 2020

Add Subtitles or Captions in any language to Wilcom Tutorials Whether you’re having trouble understanding Wilcom tutorials or would prefer to read rather than watch our videos, we have a quick little tip for you.YouTube have provided an easy way to add subtitles or closed captions to any video or tutorial. The subtitles can be […]

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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 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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Set-up Your EmbroideryConnect Device

Setup your NEW EmbroideryConnect device

March 23, 2020

This “MAGIC” device will send your embroidery files from your EmbroideryStudio 4.5 software directly to your embroidery machine via your wireless network. The setup is simple and relatively quick Attach device to PC. Open Hub software. Join the wireless network. Provide basic details of machine and file type. Attach device to your embroidery machine. Send […]

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Bath time


February 13, 2020

Tabs are a convenient way to switch from one work area to another Groups are a convenient way to compare files side by side or above and below each other.Typically you would do this to view a number of designs at the same time and or select all or part of one design and drag […]

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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 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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Closest Join

July 12, 2019

We should all be aware of the closest join feature in Wilcom lettering. Did you know there is an automatic setting to adjust the start and finish points of objects as you digitize.Why is Closest join so important?Without aligning the start and end points of consecutive objects you will be creating possible unnecessary thread trims.  […]

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July 11, 2019

The Branching feature intelligently sequences objects then groups them so a start and finish point can be allocated to the group.Each object must touch or be overlapped by another object in the group that is to be branched.Overlapped segments will be hidden behind objects that are later in the stitch order.The keyboard shortcut for the […]

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