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BX Fonts – Not sure what they are? Check out this information!

For those that are into machine embroidery, BX fonts are a pretty nifty time saving creative “format” created by Brian Bailie, the owner and programming genius behind Embrilliance software. I put quotations around “format” because the BX really isn’t an embroidery machine format like PES or DST.  A better description is to say that it’s an installation […]

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Creating an intertwined monogram using the stitch editing functions of Enthusiast

I participated in the Applique Getaway in Ft Worth Texas and I am FINALLY catching up with life!  I’m also in the process of having my website completely redone which includes getting the newsletter working properly.  As soon as that is complete, well I’ll tell you about that when it happens – let’s not jinx […]

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Small lettering part 2

 Yesterday I blogged about small lettering and how to get better results in software. Here are a few more tidbits of info you might find useful. Thread weight makes a difference in how clear the lettering reads. The columns are identical except for the thread weight. Top letter A is 10mm, 7mm, 5.5mm. 80wt thread […]

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Small lettering part 1

First, when I talk about small lettering – I am referring to letters that are around 1/2″ and smaller that are a satin stitch. As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, satin stitches have the most pull, so when stitched as a small size, there is always a possibility for puckers which is something you want […]

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How much binding do you need? Refer to I Plead Quilty go-to calculations!

Those of you that follow me know that I am not a quilter but I do create many projects and samples that use a “quilter’s binding” as the finishing edge.  I actually enjoy the hand sewing involved in putting on a binding in this fashion so it is my go-to finishing technique. I’m not an […]

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Density Repair Kit – tuning the stitches

The main functions of Density Repair Kit (DRK) are using the density map to analyze your design as well as setting your project by selecting the type of fabric you want to process the design for. These functions are rather automatic but very powerful in how they can quickly allow you to solve problems.  Yes, […]