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Advanced embroidery digitizing techniques

BORING TOOL NOTE: This chapter will be covering some advanced options for Tajima Maestro embroidery software 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 machine supports the hardware and get the option in your software, standard on Tajima Maestro optional on Illustra

Sequin Introduction

Sequins are easy to digitize with the newer software, once you understand the basic and rules for digitizing. In your Pulse machine embroidery 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 punch using the manual sequin tool then you will need to know how to tie it off wh

Securing your embroidery digitizing work

When machine 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 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. Definition Trims    A trims is when the machine cuts the thread before moving to another part of the design, this also can be done manually on old

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. Leather Thickness You will be asked to embroidery on different materials for different applications in the image below you wil

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Introduction to Chenille embroidery

What is Chenille machine embroidery? 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 software, the option for Chenille and a Chenille machine, contact your distributor for information on Chenille

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Underlay types

In this blog we will look at preparing the fabric for your designs, and understanding why you should use a particular type of underlay in building a foundation for the machine embroidery design. Underlay Types There are many names for the basic types of underlay in Pulse products you have several types, including Contour, Parallel , Perpendicular, Zig Zag, Lattice , Full Lattice and Center run.  Contour Underlay When no underlay is applied, the thread making up the satin

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Thread Thickness and Digitizing Techniques

When digitizing or adding a new thread type to your system, you can also input the desired thickness of that thread.  This helps when trying to determin the coverage of a fill on a large area. A bit of back ground the industry standard thread weight for most industrial shops is 40wt this has the best coverage on standard logos and works with a widest variety of applications. However there are specialty areas that can get better results when working with other areas. Small Diameter

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Three D of machine embroidery digitizing

In digitizing designs its important to understand the machine embroidery design characteristics, this helps if you have taken some time of art courses as it can prepare you to look at the design 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 design comes from a line drawing, clipart or a photograph, you need to understand how to get the software to be abl

Machine embroidery stitch types and limitations

When your learning to digitize it is very important that you understand what the different stitch types and when they should be used. Depending on your level it will depend on what tools you have. Embroidery stitch types There are three main categories of stitches in your software these stitch types can take form in many different ways. The three stitch types includes the run style stitch, satin style stitch and the fill style stitch. Lets take a closer

Underlay for embroidery designs

In this blog we will look at preparing the fabric for your designs, and understanding why you should use a particular type of underlay in building a foundation for the design. Underlay Types There are many names for the basic types of underlay in Pulse products you have several types, including Contour, Parallel , Perpendicular, Zig Zag, Lattice , Full Lattice and Center run. Contour Underlay When no underlay is applied, the thread making up the satin column lays flat on
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