Original text by: Marina Belova
One would think that evaluating of tension of the thread is such an old chestnut. But no, last week it came as a revelation to me. It is strange that such an essential information is practically non-existent on the internet, whereas manuals only contain the instructions on how to do the most basic things. And it is such a shame, really.
So, everybody knows (including me) that after the embroidery has been completed, the backside of a perfect satin-stitc
In some areas of leisure you will find niche markets, I have found one being able to make custom carpets for custom cars and sport fishing boats. So if you live near the water this is something you may want to offer, or if you have any car clubs in your areas. First you need to make a sample and bring it to car shows etc, or display it at your local dealers.
Hi have done mats like the like the item Below, this was actually done for a young kids room.. As it was no
Original text by: Marina Belova
I have once written a guide to all sorts of embroidery stabilizers (fusible interfacing materials) for manual embroidery. As we all know, the market is full of such auxiliary materials, which can be helpful to an embroiderer. Nevertheless, in these days I often think that not all of them are useful for me in my day-to-day work.
In the past I used to buy a lot of stabilizers of various brands, to see if they could be really helpful. I liked some of them
News in Embroidery Office Version 15.00 - New in this version
File Menu redesigned. Application Button was replaced by a wider menu. The user interface of all the functions was improved.
Start Page window redesigned, providing direct access to frequently used functions when opening the application.
New function: Post embroidery design samples through Twitter.
In Tajima DGML by Pulse there is an option which also come standard to allow you to make a stitch called a fur stitch. However I like the manual way which is available in many other levels. I will illustrate both in this document.
Why should you use a fur stitch ? Well a fur stitch can be used as a layer to add depth to a embroidery design, here are a few examples where the embroidery design has a fur stitch as the base layer
This week we are going to cover Manual Applique, this technique can be reproduced for jobs in production without the use of an inline cutter. All you need is a pair of scissors and some patience.
( This technique is great for those who DO NOT have an inline cutter )
You will need the following to make a design like these.
- 13 inch Hoop
- some felt
Puckering (also known as cupping) is the gathering of material in an embroidery design which results in noticeable mounds of fabric and/or curled embroiderydesigns. This is undesirable in quality stitching and when it occurs, the cause of the problem should be determined and corrected. There are a number of factors which can contribute to puckering and they include:
The embroidery design
Often design stitch densities are simply too high and editing is required to reduce this density. A qua
Digitizing for Chenille
Unlike in every day embroidery for Chenille your will want to make sure your artwork is formed properly, this means you should review the artwork tools in previous blogs these Tools as its vital that you have a good understanding on how to reduce nodes, split anchors, join anchors and edit nodes.The artwork converting process is also very demanding on your computer some computers even new ones can cash when converting complex designs.
Spiral Chenille Tool
When you convert artwork to Spiral Chenille ( in Tajima Pulse Maestro embroidery digitizing software) or draw with the tool it will default below;
Spiral Chenille Properties
Order of the stitch types,
Spacing settings between the segments
In the previous Introduction we covered some terminology, and some explanation of the different embroidery stitch types in this section we will look at the settings for those embroidery stitch types.
Chenille General Tab Settings
The General Tab for Lattice Chenille has a section called Before fill, Moss Fill and After fill.
Before the fill you can choos
General Information for placement
When using the charts included in this document, the measurements are based on the following places to measure.
(A) is the distance from the shoulder seem wear it meets the collar, down to the middle of the design.( is over from the center of the garment, if it has a zipper or buttons it should be measured from their.
All measurements are in imperial system ( inches )
Recommended standard designs for a left chest should be around 2.25 inches
I seem to do quite a few towels for corporate sponsors and for gifts especially around Christmas time, I am a niche embroider, my specialization is jacket backs, carpets and specialty items. However towels can offer a extra opportunity for your customers.
When embroidering on towels I always use tearaway, whether I am sewing on golf or fishing towels, bath robes or bath towels. I also use topping on towels that have a high nap to them.
1 октября 2014 года девелопперская компания Sierra (Буэнос Айрес Аргентина) объявила о выходе новой версии программного обеспечения для создания машинной вышивки. Эта вопреки логике имела номер не 12 ( как логично было бы предположить, поскольку предыдущая версия была 11) , а получила номер 15. Поскольку это пре релил до 10 детября 2014 года были объявлены специальные условия для обновления предыдущих версий. Так чистое обновление версии эдектронным методом ( загрузка
NOTE: This chapter will be covering some advanced options for Maestro users, however to the full benefit of this chapter you will the Boring tool, cording tool, for your machine. This tool can be used for decorative stitching, by placing holes in the garment and embroidering around them. You will need to check with your Distributor if your embroidery machine supports the hardware and get the option in you
Sequins are easy to digitize with the newer software, once you understand the basic and rules for digitizing. In your Tajima Pulse software the tools will automatically lock the sequins, you can choose a variety of sizes and styles for spacing them.
So you need the hardware for your machine, usually you can add it on after the fact, check with your distributor, for information.
If you plan to p
Tajima Pulse version 15 new release!
In the new version, we have improved many embroidery features of the program so you will have an increasingly productive tool compatible with new technologies.
Have also improved integration with other apparel decoration specialties, making this version the most powerful multi-decoration professional embroidery digitizing software of the market.
Embroidering on to Leather
Embroidering on leather is one of the most sought after applications by high end customers, including sports fans, corporations and more. In this blog we will give you tips and tricks on how to work with leather to help familiarize your techniques. The problem with leather it comes it different thickness, and different cuts or skins, making your life a battle.
You will be asked to embroidery on different materials for different applications i
When embroidery digitizing or just doing text it very important that you understand trims and locks many times they go hand in hand as often if your applying a trim to a machine embroidery design, you should be applying a lock stitch. Depending on the type of garment the use and your personal preference you can choose to put locks around trim stitches.
Trims A trims is when the machine cuts the thread before moving to anothe
What is Chenille ?
Chenille embroidery is textured embroidery that is created by forming loop stitches on the top side of the fabric being embroidered. Using wool, cotton, or acrylic yarns, it creates a unique texture that sets your embroidery apart from common, everyday embroidery designs.
What do you need ?
You will need a digitizing level of the embroidery digitizing software, the option for Chenille and a Chen
In digitizing machine embroidery designs its important to understand the embroidery design characteristics, this helps if you have taken some time of art courses as it can prepare you to look at the embroidery different. It also depends on the size, and quality of artwork you have to work with.
In this blog we are going to look at the three "D" of digitizing, Depth Density and Dynamics. Whether a embroidery design comes from a line drawing, clipart or a photograph, you need to understand ho
When learning the embroidery digitizing software its important to understand the different type of fonts that are included with your Tajima Pulse Software. In this blog we will cover what the font symbols mean, the limitations and options for the selected fonts.In the above image you will see that there are five distinct icons, lets go through and enlighten you on the font and uses.
(1) The old style font , this style of font's were digitized
We are going to take a look at some advanced tools that are available for Illustrator extreme and higher.
In the above image I have high lighted the Tajima DGML by Pulse Illustrator Extreme level tools, The tool marked in red include , Cross Stitch Tool, The Cross Stitch Fill Tool, Star Tool, , Applique Tool, and Applique Cut Tool and symbols tool.
The Tajima DGML by Pulse Maestro Level will h
In every embroidery shop you must have some financial understanding of how much money you need to earn to cover the cost of operating. This guide is geared to help individuals and or shops with figuring out their profits and pricing. We have made it form based and provide instruction on how to use it, this guide is FREE for anyone that wants to use it to help them get a grip on their pricing, designed for their shop. We want to help everyone take the fear out of pricing for their needs, this al
You can change a section's embroidery density from the application's option ribbon.
Follow these steps:
1. Select the section to which you are going to change the density.
Click on the “Select Object” tool and on the section of your interest.
Tool “Select Object”
2. On the corresponding ribbon, insert the new density value in the “Density (lines/mm)” cell, and press “Enter”.
In the example we changed the density value from 4 to a new value of 6.
3.The section will change th
Small Letter Introduction
In this Blog we will discuss terminology, techniques and how to digitize small letters for best results. There is no one rule for all fabric when it comes to digitizing small letters as every fabric will sew out a little bit different and some experimentation will need to be observed. We have included some terminology to help you with terms and measurements.
General Rules for small letters
1) Machine Settings: Approximate speed of 400 stitches per minute.
This is a brand option for Tajima DGML by Pulse version 14 users, This allow you to catalog your embroidery fonts, I would recommend that you set them up as they are in the help menu to make it easier to find them. You will need the latest version of Version 14 18.104.22.16867 or newer. This will help you find the style of font for your job and manage your list.
Putting your embroidery fonts into Categories