CREATIVE MACHINE EMBROIDERY

DESIGN anatomy

THE BASICS

In general, digitizing means to put something in digital form. In the case of embroidery designs, the digitizer uses an embroidery software program to change an image into embroidery stitches that embroidery machines can recognize. Digitizers also create from scratch, without a base image. Note that if an image is used, it’s necessary to check the copyright to ensure it’s legal to use the image. Even coloring books have copyrights.

Several factors make one design better than another. Using proper underlay, pull compensation and density are three of the most important principles of digitizing. The stitches the digitizer chooses

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