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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...

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...

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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

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...

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

How to Read Run Sheets

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

29

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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Tackle Twill: A Guide

Tackle Twill: A Guide

Tackle Twill is an embroidery method that involves replacing part of a design with fabric instead of thread to save on stitch count or create a unique look.

CorelDraw Users: Vector Art with Gradients

CorelDraw Users: Vector Art with Gradients

Have you ever ordered a vector file in EPS format but when you view it in CorelDraw the image looks jagged and blurry like a low-resolution jpeg?

Stop That Sinking Feeling

Stop That Sinking Feeling

Do you fi­nd your embroidery looks like it is disappearing or sinking into the fabric? When embroidering on high pile fabrics such as polar fleece, sweaters, or towels, your design may bene­fit from Knockdown Stitches, which flatten that pile—letting your embroidery stand out!

Survey Results, Steady Improvements

Survey Results, Steady Improvements

First of all, thank you all who participated in our annual survey!  We appreciate your candor and feedback about our processes, our people, and our services. What did we learn? 

Gaining Visibility into Satisfaction Rates

Gaining Visibility into Satisfaction Rates

"Rate Your Project" is the latest new feature on your Ignition Drawing Dashboard: Simply click to report your satifsfaction level. 

 

Vector File Formats

Vector File Formats

You’ve browsed our site and are placing a vector order, then find you're stumped by all the various file format options. Which one do you need?  What are they used for?  We're here to help! 

Stitch Counts

Stitch Counts

WHAT WE KNOW FOR SURE:
QUALITY EMBROIDERY REQUIRES OPTIMIZED STITCH COUNT

Here at Ignition Drawing, we know what it takes to get every stitch count “Just Right” every time.  

New Year, New Starts!

New Year, New Starts!

This year, newcomer Anjuli joins our staff and we welcome back Andrea! 
Longtime embroidery expert Jesse Elliot steps back as our joint team leader. 

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