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Small Lettering Guide – Part 1

Twill/Denim/Nylon With fabrics such as twill, denim, or nylon, embroidery does not sink much and generally floats on top of the fabric. This creates less of a need for underlay and shorter pull compensation, thus allowing us to go smaller... Continue Reading →

Embroidering on Hats, Frequently Asked Questions

Let’s face it. Embroidery is not easy. There’s a lot that goes into it. Understanding fabric type, digitizing, backing, hooping, tension. The list can go on and on. But one item a lot of people fear to embroider on is... Continue Reading →

Embroidery Glossary Stitch Types

Run Stitch This is your basic stitch. This stitch is common in both embroidery and sewing machines. Look at the seam of most jeans and you will see this stitch. Most run stitches in embroidery are between .8 mm to... Continue Reading →

Digitizing Landscapes

Approach is everything when you want to digitize realistically. In this and upcoming articles we will be discussing how to approach digitizing so your work comes out looking more realistic and dynamic. Your typical landscape will often have the following:... Continue Reading →

Digitizing Trees, Leaves, Grass and Bushes

In a previous article, I showed how stitch direction and stitch type can be used in a creative way to make more realistic landscapes. Now we will focus more on individual areas, mainly trees, bushes, and leaves. A lot of... Continue Reading →

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