22

Jul

2021

Tackle Twill: A Guide

Save Stitch Count with Appliqué

Tackle Twill is an embroidery method that involves replacing part of a design with fabric...

22

Jul

2021

CorelDraw Users: Vector Art with Gradients

How to Avoid This Blending Issue

Have you ever ordered a vector file in EPS format but when you view it in CorelDraw the image...

5

May

2021

Connection Threads

What on earth are connection threads? When you place an order for embroidery digitizing,...

5

May

2021

Stop That Sinking Feeling

Do you fi­nd your embroidery looks like it is disappearing or sinking into the fabric? When...

24

Mar

2021

Survey Results, Steady Improvements

Product Quality & Customer Service

First of all, thank you all who participated in our annual survey!  We appreciate your...

24

Mar

2021

Gaining Visibility into Satisfaction Rates

Introducing an easy way for customers to rate our performance

"Rate Your Project" is the latest new feature on your Ignition Drawing Dashboard:...

23

Mar

2021

Vector File Formats

Which type should I order?

You’ve browsed our site and are placing a vector order, then find you're stumped...

24

Feb

2021

Needle Options

... and when to use them!

4

Feb

2021

Stitch Counts

Fairy Tales Do Come True!

WHAT WE KNOW FOR SURE: QUALITY EMBROIDERY REQUIRES OPTIMIZED STITCH COUNT Here at Ignition...

4

Feb

2021

New Year, New Starts!

Welcome aboard Anjuli + Andrea

This year, newcomer Anjuli joins our staff and we welcome back Andrea!  Longtime...

4

Feb

2021

Missing Our Friend...

Thank you for the gift of you, Don Bratcher!

From the very start:  Don helped build a strong online presence for our...

30

Dec

2020

Covid Survival: Seen through the Eyes of Velociterra's Founder

by Cory Dean

2020 Year-in-Review:  From Full of Hope to Grateful for Loyal Customers Hear how the...

30

Jun

2020

Working with ZIP files

Zip files(.zip) are compressed single files, sometimes called "archives", that contain...

30

Jun

2020

Why did we change to Ignition Drawing?

Its been a long time coming to add more personality to our business. We set out to relaunch our...

30

Jun

2020

Working With Monitor Coloration

"Why Can't You Match The Original Colors?" This is a question we get every now and...

30

Jun

2020

What is the difference between a JPG, PNG and GIF?

JPEG also shortened to JPG is a file type developed by the Joint Photographic Experts...

30

Jun

2020

What to Expect When Vectoring Photographs

A detailed description of what is possible in the world of vector redrawing and...

30

Jun

2020

What can vector art do?

Vector Artwork does not rely on pixels per inch like a Bitmap. A bitmap and other standard file...

30

Jun

2020

What do we mean by Bitmap?

Bitmap graphics are the most common image format. File formats like JPG, GIF, PNG, TIF and...

30

Jun

2020

We now offer Exact Sew Outs!

We wanted to give you more options to streamline your customer approval process. A lot of our...

30

Jun

2020

Vectoring Art and Drawings

Just like vectoring photographs, vectoring art, or drawings can present a particular set of...

30

Jun

2020

Translating Logos to Embroidery – Webinar

30

Jun

2020

Tackle Twill – Go Big!(with less stitches)

Tackle Twill can be a great addition to any embroidery shops playbook. These designs will allow...

29

Jun

2020

The Right Software For The Job

Whether you're doing the work yourself or contracting with a vendor, it's always a good...

29

Jun

2020

Small Lettering Guide – Part 1

Twill/Denim/Nylon With fabrics such as twill, denim, or nylon, embroidery does not sink much and...

29

Jun

2020

Small Lettering Guide – Part 2

Short and Wide or Sharp Corners Wide fonts (also known as extended) and fonts with sharp corners...

29

Jun

2020

Pre-Press Services and why we can’t provide them

There are several reasons why we can't provide this service. The most important ones are: 1....

29

Jun

2020

Senator Rand Paul comes to Ignition Drawing

We were fortunate to carve out 1.5hrs of Senator Paul's busy day in Seattle before he headed...

29

Jun

2020

Our Latest Award Winners!

29

Jun

2020

Placing a Revision and Uploading Additional Files

We want to make sure our order placement experience is as smooth as possible be it your 1st or...

29

Jun

2020

Optimizing your Vinyl Orders!

What is the best way to place an order for Vinyl? Placing a vector order for Vinyl application...

29

Jun

2020

How to use G-mail as a tool to view EPS/Ai/PDF files

Attachments have been used right from the early days of the email. Now-a-days people share more...
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Missing Our Friend...

Missing Our Friend...

From the very start: 
Don helped build a strong online presence for our business. 

We will miss him dearly. 

Covid Survival: Seen through the Eyes of Velociterra's Founder

Covid Survival: Seen through the Eyes of Velociterra's Founder

2020 Year-in-Review: 
From Full of Hope to Grateful for Loyal Customers

Hear how the founder of Velociterra companies Ignition Drawing (Vector and Digitzing), Arrow Emblems (Custom Patch Supplier), and Emerald City Decoration (Contract Embroidery) weathered the storms of 2020, the Covid crisis, re-fit an overseas factory, and launched a series of new products to keep our 220 employees working, engaged, and contributing during the year everyone wants to forget. 

Working with ZIP files

Working with ZIP files

Zip files(.zip) are compressed single files, sometimes called "archives", that contain one or more documents, photographs, videos or any variety of files. Zips make it easy to keep related files together similar to folders, but make transporting, e-mailing, downloading and...

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Why did we change to Ignition Drawing?

Why did we change to Ignition Drawing?

Its been a long time coming to add more personality to our business. We set out to relaunch our brand, with something more memorable and modern.  How was our brand originally chosen? • When the business was started in 2003, we knew...

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Working With Monitor Coloration

Working With Monitor Coloration

"Why Can't You Match The Original Colors?" This is a question we get every now and then. We always strive to match colors as close as we can, but a few factors make it impossible to match 100%. One such...

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What is the difference between a JPG, PNG and GIF?

What is the difference between a JPG, PNG and GIF?

JPEG also shortened to JPG is a file type developed by the Joint Photographic Experts Group(JPEG) to be the standard for professional photographers. Just like ZIP files are used to compress data, JPGs compress images by reducing sections to blocks...

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What can vector art do?

What can vector art do?

Vector Artwork does not rely on pixels per inch like a Bitmap. A bitmap and other standard file types such as jpeg, gif and png use pixels(or colored squares) to render complex images at the expense of being able to...

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What do we mean by Bitmap?

What do we mean by Bitmap?

Bitmap graphics are the most common image format. File formats like JPG, GIF, PNG, TIF and Photoshop PSD, are all bitmap images. They are all made of small points of light called pixels(Fig 1). You may also hear these files called...

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We now offer Exact Sew Outs!

We now offer Exact Sew Outs!

We wanted to give you more options to streamline your customer approval process. A lot of our customers resew our orders for customer approval which adds extra days and labor to the approval process. Where? - On the 3rd page...

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