Tag Archives: Embrilliance

How to Learn to Digitize Machine Embroidery

I’m often asked two questions about creating embroidery designs: “Can you teach me to digitize?”  “Is it hard?” The answer to #1 is maybe. The answer to #2 is it depends. I probably can’t teach you to digitize by email, which is where I often see that question. I can teach digitizing bit-by-bit through blog […]

WHIP UP A FASHIONABLE TOTE IN JUST A FEW HOURS

Sometimes you just need a tote bag with a little more pizzaz than you can get by embellishing a premade one. Fortunately tote bags are easy to make with only basic sewing skillis and relatively fast with the added benefit that a flat piece of fabric is way easier to embroider than a tubular, ready made bag, especially when stitching on a domestic, flat bed machine.

Why You Should Stop Color Sorting Every Design

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Ask most any novice embroiderer and they’ll tell you they love color sorting. Bernina thought it was so wonderful that they built it into one of their machines as a “feature” for when you combine multiple designs. Ask any embroidery software developer and they’ll sing it’s praises too. Me? It makes me want to sing […]