A beginner's look at digitizing for machine embroidery
Are you excited by machine embroidery and wondering how to create your own designs? What is digitizing, anyway?
This is a beginner-level overview of digitizing for machine embroidery with concepts that apply to all types of digitizing software. At the end of this class, you should understand the basics of the process, common mistakes, and have resources to get started on your own projects.
In this class I cover:
- The history of embroidery digitizing
- Software recommendations
- Key concepts that will make or break your designs
- Troubleshooting for common issues
- Planning your artwork and embroidery design
- Walkthrough of digitizing a simple design using Stitch Era Universal
If you have questions that aren't covered in the course, I'm happy to answer your questions via the comments. You can also join my Facebook group, exclusively for my embroidery students, where you can also reach out to the student community to find the answers you need.
Denise has been involved in reenactment and costuming for over 20 years. In 2014, she launched a line of historically inspired machine embroidery designs in order to help other costumers bring the beauty of period embroidery to their own projects.