Industry Expert Gillian Suggett reviews the new Graphic Digitizing Tool set
One of the new features within EmbroideryStudio e4 software is the Graphics Digitizing Tools set. These tools offer a range of new ways of defining and treating shapes (or if you prefer, objects) that are more intuitive for the novice and perhaps more familiar to experienced graphic design software users.
A very powerful tool that will help you make proper and effective use of your design database resource
Read industry expert, Gillian Suggett review the new Advanced Integrated Design Library feature, how it makes the retrieval of designs simple and efficient and how it can help you and your business make proper and effective use of your design database resource.
Read how storing information in the .EMB file will help you do just that
Read industry expert, Gillian Suggett's review of the new Order Job feature and how it will make your business more efficient and productive.
Update now for new capabilities and improvements
Here at Wilcom we continue to develop our world leading commercial embroidery software. The first major FREE update for EmbroideryStudio e4 has arrived and it brings a number of new capabilities and improvements that you will not want to miss!
In case you aren’t aware, we’ve got some fantastically spooky free designs for you to download here- just in time for Halloween! These designs were kindly provided Oklahoma Embroidery Supply & Design (OESD), specifically for Wilcom. To find out a little bit about how they created their designs and for some more information on OESD, keep reading.
Making the decision venture into the world of machine embroidery for the first time is exciting, but it can get overwhelming with all of the choices available on today’s market. That’s why we’ve put together this guide to help you wrap your head around buying an embroidery machine. Whether you're a first-time buyer or simply shopping for an update, learn all about what you need to consider before purchasing an embroidery machine!
If you’ve ever attempted to stitch a design onto a cap you’d know first-hand just how difficult it can be! While there are many reasons cap stitching (especially stitching a chest logo) is difficult, the main factor is the way the cap is hooped due to the cap frame and machine movement and that the needle plate gap is further away than when you are using a standard hoop.
The world’s first Latin American Pope returned to his home continent on the 5th of July and was presented with a number of gifts at the first stop in Ecuador. In a meeting with the President, Rafael Correa, and archbishop of Quito, Fausto Trávez Trávez, the Pope was presented with three pieces of art- two embroidered portraits and a statue. The two portraits were created with Wilcom software, by digitizer Zhanna Plaksina, and naturally we are very proud of her and her accomplishments.
Sometimes we tend to overlook the little things… Things like 'Tie in' and 'Tie Off', are small but important parts of machine embroidery that can potentially change your entire design for the better. Read on to see how these ‘Connectors’ can increase productivity!
Now that you've learnt the basics of Small Lettering, it's time to get creative! Did you know you can customize your Small Lettering by saving unique versions of the same letter? Learn how to achieve beautiful personalized looks with 'User-Refined Letters'!
5 Tips to get your embroidery business off to a great start in 2015!
While often overlooked, small lettering is something you will want to get right. It is all about getting the detail and precision that gives smaller alphabet embroidery a sharper, more professional look. With small lettering, it is inevitable that the letters will start to blur together because of their size. To prevent this, we have put together a short guide for beginners and experienced users alike on how to get that sharp small lettering look