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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Eye of the Tiger - Reef Photo Stitch

Eye of The Tiger Reef Element

May 13, 2020

Reef Photo Stitch Element Today, Wilcom brings you their newest creative technique using the REEF PHOTO STITCH Element. All our Elements are specifically designed to simplify complex digitizing techniques giving you the edge. EmbroideryStudio e4.5 Element The Reef Photo Stitch creates a single color design that concentrates in darker areas.  Pras, a Wilcom team member, […]

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Natural organic stitch effects for machine embroidery

Natural organic hand stitch effect for machine embroidery

May 6, 2020

Natural hand embroidery styled designs are popular, but difficult to produce by digital embroiders. The latest EmbroideryStudio e4.5 feature is called  “Hand Stitch Effect.”  Apply this newest effect to your favorite stitch types, and you’ll have a natural hand-embroidered look that is highly sought after. The effect can be applied to satin, tatami, run, and […]

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Spiral Fill Element

Easily add motion and dimension with Spiral Fill

May 5, 2020

The Spiral Fill Element produces stitches that spiral OUT from the centre of an object. It is useful when trying to emphasize movement in your digitizing. However, it works best with simple shapes that can be stitched in ONE segment. Easily creates motion and dimension with low stitch counts The default property values produce tight […]

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South Korea Copyright Infringement Prosecution

South Korea Copyright Infringement Prosecution

April 28, 2020

Wilcom has continued to expand its 2020 anti-piracy program within the Southeast Asia and East Asia regions, and we are pleased to announce our first significant success in South Korea. Successful Prosecution for Wilcom Copyright Infringement in South Korea Our team has prosecuted and negotiated a settlement with a software pirate vendor in South Korea. […]

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Reef Photo Stitch Element

Reef Photo Stitch Element

April 23, 2020

Create intriguing designs and stay ahead of the competition with Reef Photo Stitch Element You may have thought that Wilcom’s photographic Elements are only used for faces and pets. Well, try the new Reef Photo Stitch on ANY high contrast photographic image and watch the magic happen. Import ANY bitmap into EmbroideryStudio e4.5. Use the Reef […]

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Motif Stamp - Part 1

Motif as a Stamp

April 8, 2020

There are four methods of adding a motif pattern to an Embroidery Design in EmbroideryStudio 4.5 Individually placed randomly (Stamp) As a Run As a Column As a Fill Each of these applications is based on the same library of Motif shapes. Procedure To select the motif you wish to use as a stamp you […]

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Motif Outlines and Columns - Part 2

Motif Outlines and Columns

April 8, 2020

The Motif Run Tool is found in the Outline Toolset The reality is the motif is a property that can be assigned to any outline tool type. So after creating a running stitch, triple run, backstitch, stem stitch with any of the available tools in the Traditional or Graphic toolbars, selecting a motif will change […]

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Support for Australian Businesses

Support for Australian Businesses

April 8, 2020

Many businesses are affected in some way by the COVID-19 pandemic. To help businesses survive, the Australian Government has recently announced a financial stimulus package that could help you and your business during these difficult times. These incentives include changes to the Instant Asset Write-Off allowance. Increasing the Instant Asset Write-off The Government is increasing the […]

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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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