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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, […]

Create smooth edge split designs such as pocket toppers with Embrilliance Enthusiast

Exploring creative editing techniques is a certain way to create new and unique embroidery designs.  The “slice with needle points” function in the Stitch Editing of Embrilliance Enthusiast will allow you to do fun customizing with existing designs.  You can make any selection and slice it and needlepoints will be added and secured.  Using the […]

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Saving cut files for the Cameo, Scan ‘N Cut, & more for embroidery designs

The current version of Embrilliance Essentials software has some pretty nifty features and functions for existing appliqué embroidery designs and I just finished the video showing a quick overview of these functions. Before I give you that link let me first talk about the purse shown to the left.  I’ve been reading about all these […]