YOU FLOAT A BOAT, NOT STABILIZER – Hooping skills 101

Many years ago, when I was just starting with embroidery I read some information about embroidery and running a successful business, and the thing I remember most was this: “YOU ARE ONLY AS GOOD AS YOUR HOOPING SKILLS” That made a lot of sense to me at the time, but I didn’t realize the vast… Read More

WILCOM HATCH: RADIAL STITCHES

Another awesome stitch effect that is available on Wilcom Hatch:  RADIAL STITCHES.  If you don’t know what radial stitches are, keep reading!  Its a great effect that adds dimension, interest and complexity to any embroidery design. Radial stitches are similar to contour stitches, in that they move around in a radius from a point.  One… Read More

Embrilliance QT: Stitch Artist 3: Cool letters

New quick tip video just released: Stitch Artist Level3: creating awesome lettering with groovy outlines. Kick your embroidery skills up a notch and add some outlines (and fun) and interest to your simple lettering. Even if you don’t have Stitch Artist Level 3, you need to check out this video and see what Embrilliance can… Read More

Embrilliance Quick Tip: Auto Outline and Inflate Object

New Embrilliance Quick Tip video uploaded today. Take a few minutes to check this on out!  Its showing off a few features of Embrilliance Stitch Artist Level 3 – auto outline and inflate objects – two really cool tools – especially when used together with union. Even if you don’t have Stitch Artist level 3… Read More

Embird Update: 10.17

Have you updated Embird yet?  you should be on 2016 version 10.17 – the last update was on March 16, 2016.  If you have not already updated your software, you should do it! There are are few bugs that they have fixed: Embird is now able to process the new Pfaff .VP4 format. It will… Read More

Class #7: Making things clear

New video just released:  Making things clear.  This video is rated E for everyone!  In this video, we talk about things that people wonder about:  pull compensation, correctly making holes, density issues and how to change the density and why and some common mistakes when using stitch files and .EOF files.  If you want to… Read More

Class #6 now uploaded

We have uploaded the newest class!  and its a good one! APPLIQUE + APPLIQUE +IN THE HOOP We listened to everyone saying the they would like more advanced classes, especially in appliqué – so that is exactly what we have for you this week – an advanced appliqué class!  Awesome! Join us for this class… Read More