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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...

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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...

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May

2021

Connection Threads

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

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May

2021

Stop That Sinking Feeling

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

24

Feb

2021

Needle Options

... and when to use them!

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...

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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

How to Read Run Sheets

Run sheets are a way to know how to program your colors in the machine without having the...

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Jun

2020

Embroidery Glossary Stitch Types

Run Stitch This is your basic stitch. This stitch is common in both embroidery and sewing...

29

Jun

2020

Digitizing Trees, Leaves, Grass and Bushes

In a previous article, I showed how stitch direction and stitch type can be used in a creative...

29

Jun

2020

Digitizing Landscapes

Approach is everything when you want to digitize realistically. In this and upcoming articles we...

29

Jun

2020

Digitizing Animals

We are going to look at this subject with a rather broad brush. This article will handle the...

29

Jun

2020

Corners and Capping

Digitizing can be more complex than you think. Something that may seem simple can actually be...
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Optimizing your Vinyl Orders!

Optimizing your Vinyl Orders!

What is the best way to place an order for Vinyl? Placing a vector order for Vinyl application can be a tricky thing. A solid set of instructions when you place the order can help us narrow down exactly what...

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

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 and more stuff online, rather than sending them through attachments. However it is still a part of many email users daily experience, since it...

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How to Read Run Sheets

How to Read Run Sheets

Run sheets are a way to know how to program your colors in the machine without having the software directly wired to your embroidery machine.  A run sheet has the breakdowns of how many color stops there are. Some run...

 

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Embroidery Glossary Stitch Types

Embroidery Glossary Stitch Types

Run Stitch This is your basic stitch. This stitch is common in both embroidery and sewing machines. Look at the seam of most jeans and you will see this stitch. Most run stitches in embroidery are between .8 mm to...

 

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Digitizing Trees, Leaves, Grass and Bushes

Digitizing Trees, Leaves, Grass and Bushes

In a previous article, I showed how stitch direction and stitch type can be used in a creative way to make more realistic landscapes. Now we will focus more on individual areas, mainly trees, bushes, and leaves. A lot of...
 

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Digitizing Revision Pricing Updates

Digitizing Revision Pricing Updates

We've updated the language in our pricing to better outline any additional charges that may occur during revisions. All possible fees are outlined below and in our FAQ. Different Fabric Types Each additional : $5 Sizing Enlargement 0-19%: $5 20-99%: $15...

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Digitizing Landscapes

Digitizing Landscapes

Approach is everything when you want to digitize realistically. In this and upcoming articles we will be discussing how to approach digitizing so your work comes out looking more realistic and dynamic. Your typical landscape will often have the following:...

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Digitizing Animals

Digitizing Animals

We are going to look at this subject with a rather broad brush. This article will handle the basics of how to approach digitizing for animals. I use Wilcom as my primary digitizing program so most of my specifications will focus...

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Day 1 of your Layout Lab Private Label

Day 1 of your Layout Lab Private Label

If you're reading this blog you might be looking for advice on where to get started or how to get your Layout Lab off the ground. We are giving you a free 30-day trial so its a great opportunity for...

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