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Auto Kerning

November 12, 2018

Kerning is the term used to describe the space between letters. Even in print different letters have different kerning values. Two O’s are usually spaced closer together than two I’s. This is particularly important in embroidery. Two I’s, if too close together will look like a single very wide letter while two O’s can be […]

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Auto Fabric Assistant

November 9, 2018

To do this The Auto Fabric Assistant controls three quality control properties in your designs. Pull compensation Underlay settings Stitch Spacing/Density These settings will change depending on the fabric you choose and the size of the object. To use the auto fabric assistant look in the Design Menu and then Auto Fabric.There are two ways […]

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Transparent and non transparent backgroundser

Create an image with a transparent background for the product visualizer

November 7, 2018

Product Visualizer When displaying an image in the product visualizer an image with a transparent background in more professional than showing a white background. Corel PhotoPaint is included in the CorelDRAW suite of software that comes with Embroidery Studio Designing and Decorating                 In the video below I […]

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New Name Repair

Repair any Damaged Garment with the help of CorelDRAW

October 26, 2018

If you have not already, then at some time in your embroidery career you will need to make a repair to a damaged garment. One way to do this is cover the old logo or damaged garment with a block of Tatami fill the same color as the garment, and then stitch the new lettering […]

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Creating automatic borders and outlines with Offsets Advanced Element

October 5, 2018

Creating a border or outline is something you probably do every day as an embroidery digitizer. But did you know there is a quicker way to create borders and outlines with the Offsets Advanced Element in EmbroideryStudio? In this short video, I outline what the Offsets Advanced Element is, and give a quick overview of […]

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Some compelling reasons to upgrade DecoStudio to EmbroideryStudio e4 Decorating

September 26, 2018

There are many compelling reasons to update from DecoStudio to e4 Decorating. Here are a few Instant smart Design Tabs Product Visualiser Library   Instant Smart Design Instant smart Design will create an .emb embroidery file from a raster image within seconds, but what I like about it most is that you get an instant […]

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The transform toolbar reflects and rotates images but the clever feature is to rotate and resize using a reference line.

More Reasons to upgrade from DecoStudio to Decorating e4

September 25, 2018

   Image Handling Importing an image to the work area is the first step in creating a design. DecoStudio relies on CorelDRAW to import and edit images, while this is adequate, the process is time consuming and has limitations that are not present in Decorating e4 which handles the import, resize, orientation, cropping and other editing […]

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Installing Wilcom EmbroideryStudio on a Mac

September 18, 2018

Can I Install Wilcom EmbroideryStudio on my Mac? What options do I have? Yes you can! There are basically two options, Boot Camp and Virtualization Boot Camp is a technology that allows booting your Mac in different operating systems, and the Boot Camp Assistant will guide you to convert a portion of your Mac hard […]

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Create your own Wilcom .ESA font with Font Creator

August 31, 2018

Creating 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 that you can be proud of. Once the font has been created you can: […]

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Creating Virtual Printable Embroidery with Wilcom’s EmbroideryStudio

August 29, 2018

The rise of Direct to Garment (DTG) printing has opened up lots of new opportunities for decorators, making printing quantity one affordable. Wilcom’s EmbroideryStudio has a feature called Capture Virtual Decoration Bitmap which allows you to create a high-resolution printable file of the embroidery design, which is perfect to print on a Direct to Garment printing […]

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