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Your first line of lettering created on a Freeline

December 20, 2018

Whether you are using a lettering package or a high end digitizing system the same standard procedure to create lettering applies.When you are talking about Wilcom’s lettering it is difficult to use the word “basic” as there are so many options available.However in this video I demonstrate the basic freeline, which in all likelihood, will […]

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Column A tool

December 19, 2018

In Decorating the tool is called “Digitize Column” and in Designing “Column A”The two variants are found in the Traditional digitizing toolbar in Designing and the Graphic toolbar in Decorating.The input method is clicking on either side of a column, beginning on one side, and clicking the other side to determine the width of the […]

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Auto Start End

December 18, 2018

The Auto Start End feature is critical to have set correctly to avoid driving the needle into a hoop but it is more useful than this basic function.It is possible to place the start and finish point at any point in a predefined location around the design.The icon is found in the View Toolbar The […]

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Export a machine file to a USB Drive

December 5, 2018

Thanks to Paula, Anne Marie, Crystal, Bob and others who have raised this issue.Some people including myself have been frustrated that Windows 10 is not remembering the default drive to export machine files to.Here is a great feature in Embroidery Studio 4 that solves the problem and makes the process ultra simple.All levels of Embroidery […]

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Auto Kerning on or off

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 closer […]

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Shading, Open and Curved Fills

October 31, 2018

Adding curved fills and shading to tatami objects to a design adds depth and vitality to a design. Both features are add on elements to the designing software. They work together or independently to add the beautiful curves and waves and add color shading to objects in a design . Once you add these elements […]

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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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