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Another case for the Font Creator Element

August 6, 2020

The Font Creator is one of my favorite Elements in EmbroideryStudio. When an unusual font or a special corporate font is required, Font Creator is my go to tool. I know, I can hear the comments now,  “Too involved” or ” I do not have time” etc. I do understand, but did you know you can […]

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Maze Fill

Maze Fill

March 27, 2020

Fill any vector shape with a run stitch where you set the spacing and the stitching never crosses itself. The stitch type  gives a stunning effect with the click of a button but when used in conjunction with some of the other features in EmbroideryStudio 4.5 you can achieve some exciting artistic effects.In the video […]

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User Refined Letters

June 18, 2019

User Refined Letters You may have noticed some letters in some fonts do not perform well when stitched out if the letter size is too small or perhaps too large. Classic examples are the lower case “i”, when the dot on top merges into the vertical column and makes a single shape, and the inside […]

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Behind the Scenes of Twan Lentjes Creations

June 6, 2019

Twan Lentjes shares his journey on how he used Wilcom EmbroideryStudio and machine embroidery to create classic hand-embroidery effects. This is my story I set my goals high, and with aspirations of working in theatre costume design, I decide on creating a beautifully embroidered habit à la française for my final year project.  Is this […]

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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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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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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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How do I create lettering on a curved line? ARC CW or ARC CCW

March 11, 2019

Baselines are a property of a lettering object and like any property they can be changed , so a Freeline can become a curve and vice versa even after the line has been created, by selecting the line and choosing and alternated baseline. In this video I will show you how to create  two curved […]

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Create your own Wilcom .ESA font with Font Creator

January 23, 2019

Font Creator 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 of which you can be proud.Once the font has been created you […]

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