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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 […]

SewcialEscape

Working with cut files in Embrilliance

The class that I taught at the Sewcial Escape last week focussed on using Embrilliance Essentials to create cut files that can be used for applique and more.  As a recap for those that took the class and anyone else interested, I have created a couple videos on what we did in class as well […]

Summertime pillow

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 […]

Kansas City, KS

Embrilliance Hands on Classes a la carte Kansas City, KS

  The short version – Hands on Embrilliance software classes One, two or three days – sign up for the day(s) that suit your needs and have the information that you want. Please visit the Kansas City, Kansas information page for more details & to register.  

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Totebag challenge – incorporating machine embroidery (part 1)

There is nothing like a sewing challenge to spark creativity! I will be at SewExpo in Puyallup, WA the first week of March as an attendee. As part of the SewExpo Facebook group, the discussion came up about different totebag pattens and ideas. I’ve been looking for a reason to make a “workhorse” type tote […]