e2 Bling! with Clark Collins

Wilcom e2 Bling! with Clark Collins

Topics this video covers:

Palette editor

Manual Bling

Bling Run

Bling column Fill

Bling Contour Fill

Below is a timeline of where the topics are. Please note: Add 8 seconds to each time as this time starts after the intro.

0.0 – Clark introduces Bling Topic

Introduction on Bling!

Bling Run and Column Bling

2.56 - Bling edit

2.17- Overlapping in Bling: You can’t have a rhinestone on top of another rhinestone. It will automatically remove the bottom one.

3.08 – Bling palette editor

3.33 – Palette editor has a default setting with one rhinestone when you create a new design/file. It will revert back to the default bling colours unless you save it.

3.56 – Shape of the bling! Ss means stone size

4.28 – When you your mouse arrow hovers over the size of the stone, it will show on the bottom of the drop down. For example a ss10 is equal to 2.70-2.90mm. There are different manufacturers of the stones so they differ with each maker.

4.43 – Clark talks about the placement of the rhinestone and how size affects the placement.

4.53 – The most popular sizes are the ss6,ss10 and ss12.

5.01 – How to add more bling colours to the palette editor

5.44 – The difference between the two Production Types, Placement and Cutting. You use placement when you have one of the automatic machine that actually lay out the rhinestones automatically for you. For the stencils you use the Cutting selection. Clark talks about the allowance and overcut. Overcutting means you don’t need to hand weed it out.


Section 2

8.10 – Bling Run : For those who don’t know a left click is a straight line and a right click is a curved line.

9.11 – Changing the bling run type

9.27 – Adding colours to the bling pattern. You can take away colours by clicking the x in the Bling Run Object properties.

10.42 – Reshaping an object to get the best results for rhinestones.

11.54 – Bling lettering with bling run: You need your embroidery fonts for this and not your truetype fonts. For best results only use bling run for lettering, because with the bling fill the letters aren’t large enough to fit the rhinestones in there.

11.57 – resizing the lettering with bling a bling run.

11.59 – changing the measurement unit

12.53 – Importing an existing artwork and using it for bling – cut this out

14.33 – Drawing a shape,

15.50 – The difference in bling with DecoStudio and EmbroideryStudio. In DecoStudio you must convert the vector objects to embroidery objects in graphics mode and in EmbroideryStudio you can just use both Graphics or Embroidery mode.

16.13 – Bling Fill – filling a shape with Bling Column Fill.

16.30 – Adding colours in bling

16.44 – Changing the angle of the bling fill. Clark talks about using the different angles in changing the angle of the stone and the angle of the bling fill pattern.

17.19 – Changing the colour of the border in the bling fill

17.33 – Bling Count

17.50 – Changing the shift so it changes the column look, so it doesn’t look as much like rows.

18.01 – Changing the spacing

18.05 – Follow the outline


Section 3

Contour Fill

18.28 Contour Fill is where it comes from the outside in. It follows the shape of the object and repeats the shape on the inside until it reaches the centre.

18.57 – Simple and multiline – different effects you can get from changing the colours of the bling on each line.

20.03 – Bling Manual : adding a bling manually and clicking and dragging rhinestones and moving them. You can also move with your arrow key if you want.

21.14 – Replacing bling by right clicking onto the bling.

21.39 – Delete bling by right clicking and delete

22.02 – Bling Edit

22.40 – Export Multi-decoration files for EmbroideryStudio users. You can export the files whatever your cutter takes like .plt or .cdr

23.05 – Clark talks about Bling Output.

23.25 – Export location and naming the file

24.30 – Clark gives a tip for DecoStudio users to right click and save as Graphics for production and this lets you view it in Graphics mode. Then you can export the file in Graphics Mode.

25.11 – Clark reminds users that if you want to use fonts you must use embroidery fonts and not truetype fonts.

25.19 – silence


25. 37 – Clarks answers a question about Golf caps. If you’re putting rhinestones on golf caps you need the machine that especially is designed for caps.