Swatch charts, which are discussed in Anatomy of a Design, are an invaluable aid to any digitizer. They’re great for determining suitable densities, verifying pattern fills, and testing motifs. Now you can watch how to set one up in a series of 3 YouTube HD videos.
Although I demo the technique in Generations, you should be able to apply the technique in most any digitizing program.
- Video 1 – Creating a basic master swatch template
- Video 2 – Adding labels
- Video 3 – Setting stitch attributes
CREATING A BASIC MASTER SWATCH TEMPLATE
SETTING STITCH ATTRIBUTES
- Anatomy of Design is an e-book designed for embroiderers who want to understand what’s going with designs and therefore make better choices when selecting designs, fabric, stabilizers, and threads