Tips & Tutorials

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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Creating a Predefined Baseline

April 3, 2019

Actually the process of creating a Predefined Baseline creates 3 separate baselines that can be treated individually once they have been created.The feature is particularly useful for circular and elliptical designs that have lettering around the logo and possibly through the middle. The procedure is exactly the same as for a circular baseline but involves […]

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How to reshape objects in your embroidery design

April 1, 2019

Keyboard Shortcut “H” is one of my top 10 shortcut keys. Objects need to be reshaped for all sorts of reasons, perhaps to make a slight adjustment to correct a registration issue or improve the shape of a design element. The Reshape icon is found under the Object Select icon in the Toolbox. When the […]

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Create custom split patterns with Carving Stamp

March 29, 2019

Carving Stamp is a great feature to add a level of creativity to your design, because they enable you to quickly an easily add custom split patterns in just seconds.You can create your customer split patters by:Applying pre-digitized shapes and patterns,using an object as a carving stamp, ordigitize your own custom split patterns.Watch the video!Want […]

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How to Create Lettering on a Circular or Elliptical Baseline

March 13, 2019

To create lettering on Circular or Elliptical baselines choose the Circle CW or Circle CCW baseline depending on whether you want the line to arc over or under the logo After typing the letters into the lettering property box select the baseline type, select the CREATE TEXT button and left click and release in the […]

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Templates

March 6, 2019

Templates save time and Money by presetting standard properties for particular jobs.In the example video below I demonstrate how to set up your thread brand and save to a NORMAL (standard) template.Your thread stock is going to be standard for all templates so I suggest you start here.From there you can create other specialty templates […]

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Create your own Wilcom .ESA font with Font Creator

January 23, 2019

Font CreatorCreating your own font with Font Creator is one of the most satisfying digitizing experiences. To be able to craft a font which is unique or maybe a true type font that just does not stitch well, is a real achievement of which you can be proud.Once the font has been created you can: […]

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