Did you know that the first dachshund design has a brother?  It might be a twin brother, because they are equally as cute! This is a great design to use on just about anything!  You can add a few letters and make a super cute doxie embroidery design!  Here are a few examples of what you …

Look How cute the Dachshund Embroidery Design Looks!

If you are looking for the cutest Embroidery design every – you need to get this dachshund embroidery design.  Its a perfect quick stitch and fits into any 4 x 4 hoop.  This embroidery design will look amazing on just about anything!!  Here are a few samples of what we have done with the design: …

Snowflake Embroidery Design

Want to learn a really cute way of creating your own embroidery designs?  Its really fast and easy to do!   I saw the design on someone’s shirt about 10 years ago, and I have been doing this design ever since.  It looks really cute. and it usually takes people a few minutes to figure …

MEET GALLIFREY (“Gally for short”)

Meet Gallifrey, our newest addition to the family.  Gally is a miniature short-haired dachshund with black and tan colors. While I realize that introducing you to Gally really doesn’t have much to do with embroidery, but it actually does.  To  me. Throwback Tuesday:  If you look at our OMLembroidery.com logo it has three wiener dogs …

Homework: Flower 2

Here is a free flower design and a little bit of homework.  I have digitized this design with a  few mistakes – they are not huge mistakes (for example, forgetting to digitize something or wrong colors), so you will have to download the design (below) and bring it into your Embird program and use the …

Part 1: UNDERLAY – How to Create Professional Designs

PART 1:  THE IMPORTANCE OF UNDERLAY Its hard to explain the importance of underlay in embroidery projects.  Its much easier to show you what happens when you don’t use underlay. Take a good look at the picture above.  You don’t even have to look closely to see that it is a very very poor example …

Embird Quick Tip: How to digitize efficiently using shortcuts

Quick tip on how to digitize a simple design quickly and easily using shortcuts, rather than manually digitizing the whole design, one anchor point at a time.  This digitizing shortcut is very easy to learn and makes perfect embroidery design.  Think like a digitizer and pick out  shapes that can be merged together to make …

What is Embroidery Digitizing???

Machine embroidery digitizing is an art form. Using embroidery digitizing software, a skilled embroidery digitizer transforms an image or text to stitches, creating the image in a file format an embroidery machine can read. That’s a fine definition but the reality is somewhat more involved. Just as typing words into a word processor does not …

Easy Digitizing Mistakes

In the embroidery industry there are thousands of digitizers that still make basic mistakes when making designs. Issues from a poorly digitized design could be unnecessary trims, unnecessary jumps, too many color changes and not enough compensation, to dense, and the list goes on. Lack of Planning This is usually seen on new digitizers as …

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