I've been bombarded with questions concerning Echidna P.I.E. since writing How to Get Your Own Slice of P.I.E. so to clear those up, I've compiled them into this post. As new questions come up, I'll add them here with their answers.
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Uh, in a word, no.
Unless of course you purchased them from my online shop and then I can happily tell you to log into your account and redownload them. Many sites allow you do this, some do not. And of course, you'll need to remember where all you got them. You do remember that, right?
Since I've started converting my fonts to BX files for use with Embrilliance and EmbroideryWorks programs, I've gotten quite a few questions so I thought I'd take some time to answer them here.
Have questions about the gorgeous FSL Heirloom Angel? Apparently a lot fo you do so here are the answers!
Please check this list before contacting me—it might answer your question much more quickly!
Wow! I sure hope I never have to switch email systems again! Here I thought I was being a good guy and offering you a free collection for moving over with me but it has turned into a nightmare!
I have a question about digitizing. Should I do it myself? What's the best software at a low budget price? Is it intuitive and easy? Is there a software that I can used to simply import my logo (.tiff) push a button and have it digitized? Yes, I'm a guy and I need it to be automatic and basically work all by itself.
Since I'm frequently asked questions like yours, I decided answering your email would make a great post. A lot of my topics come from questions I see on forums or the ones people are asking me.
What are Building Blocks?
Building Blocks are design elements digitized in Generations for Generations users. Build a library of these little critters and your favorite pieces will always be just a click away.
Running stitch outlines, especially around large fill objects, can be hard to control perfectly. If there are gaps between the outline and the stitches, discover the 6 most common reasons to determine if they are a design (digitizer) problem or an embroidery problem.
I'm ecstatic about the feedback I've gotten on my ebook, Anatomy of a Design: How to Think Like a Digitizer & Become a Better Embroiderer. I've gotten a few questions concerning the book so maybe this page will help you.
If your question isn't answered here, let me know and I'll update this FAQ.
It's amazing how frequently machine embroiderers search for the term "free embroidery designs." Initially, you may think that this is the perfect way to grow a vast design library and offset the price you paid for that high-priced embroidery machine. Free designs from the right sources are indeed a nice bonus.