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Applique digitizing technique

Let’s talk about applique styled machine embroidery embroidery designs.  An applique embroidery design, in general, will have three steps. Step 1 is a placement stitch and the machine must stop after it stitches this step.  Many refer to this as color #1 because home embroidery machines will stop at the end of a color.  You […]

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How-to get different underlay settings in a single letter shape

When digitizing letters, sometimes we get wrapped around the thought that a letter, such as the Letter S, should be one object.  Its easy to visualize that the Letter A would be 3 objects – one for each leg and one for the center bar across.  But the letter S…. when we look at this […]

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Color sorting your StitchArtist designs

This blog post was inspired during one of my hands on Embrilliance classes.  You can find my teaching schedule by clicking on the Education link on my website! Embrilliance Essentials has a color sorting feature for STITCH FILES.  This is a handy time saving function for when you merge designs or create multi colored lettering […]

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Totebag Challenge (part 2) – Creating the Scallop Edge Insertion

If you are new to this project and would like to start at the beginning, here is a link to the first post. The first mini-project in this embellishment adventure was to create the scalloped edge.  This part of the project evolved over a week of chatting with friends, reading the pattern, looking at the […]

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Using the Measuring tool in Embrilliance

The measuring tool is very helpful to those learning to digitize.  If you want to know what size satin stitch is good for applique – measure your favorite designs!  Now you have a starting point for the values that have worked for you in the past and will probably work for you in the future! […]

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Pre-Show Hands on Embrilliance StitchArtist class at the EEM

This is a hands on computer class for Embrilliance StitchArtist software.  We will go through the basics of the program using Level 1 functions.  From opening images, creating objects by drawing and using the magic wand, assigning stitch types such as applique, fill and outline.  We will add holes to objects such as those in embossed […]

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