Embroidery Digitizing for Beginners

If you have never done or heard of Embroidery digitizing services, then you may come across new terms which can be quite confusing to a many. This article will describe and explain technical terms commonly applied in the art of embroidery digitizing.

Should you be interested in purchasing a digitizer, read this article keenly but also carry out further research in various websites as this is only an over view.

What is Embroidery Digitizing?

Embroidery is the process of making art using decorative stitches and fabric on material. Therefore, embroidery digitizing is the process in which a machine is instructed and used to embroider.

The software is a bit challenging and time consuming to learn so a lot of practice and research is required to learn and perfect this craft.

What file formats are available?

Every machine has a specific format they used in their manufacture. The software must also be of a similar format for it to be successfully installed and used on the machine.

What is resizing?

Resizing is the ability to change the size of the design using the embroidery software or machine. This includes the ability to increase or reduce the number of stitches so that the design can fit in the allotted area.

What is a module?

This is an add-on to the embroidery machine and dictates and guides the process of embroidery, it is actually a separate program.

What does the editing feature do?

This works very much like any other editing tool in various programs. It manipulates the appearance by changing color, include text format to designs and change size.

What are digitizing fonts?

Digitized fonts are fonts that have been converted to a digital format. It is accessed using the lettering tool on the key board.

What are the true type fonts?

These are fonts that are in a non-digitized format and may therefore force you to make certain adjustments.

For any further clarification, the user manual will also explain in detail how to use all these features.