By Lindee Goodall


Basic design modifications including scaling, rotating, skewing, combining of designs, and/or the addition of lettering. Does not involve direct manipulation of stitches or objects.

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Embroidery Tip

  • To lighten up a design that is too thick and heavy, a quick overall fix is to use a re-sizing program. Turn the stitch processor off, enlarge the design 10%. Then turn the stitch processor on, and reduce to its original size.


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