EmbroideryWare’s two month Birthday

EmbroideryWare just had its two month commercial birthday on August 22nd. There have been a lot of changes in a short period of time. The web page now has more areas to explore.  There are new instructional videos and a questions and answers section.  A survey is available to give feedback. Also there is some great… Read More »

Welcome to my website

Welcome to my website. Thanks for visiting. This is the best place to find out what is going on with EmbroideryWare. The website has several sections they are as follows. A Blog, which you are now reading. A Store where you can purchase products, the free trail is obtained here. A Forum where you can see other… Read More »

About me and the EmbroideryWare software startup

Hi my name is Jim. The following is a short story about me and the EmbroideryWare software startup. About me I started sewing in college when I bought my first sewing machine to build touring packs for my bicycle. It is still in my inventory. A SailRite walking foot sewing machine (eBay affiliate link) and… Read More »

Softpedia gave EmbroideryWare a 4 star rating!

Softpedia has conducted an independent review of EmbroideryWare, and gave it 4 out of 5 stars.  They also gave it the “100% CLEAN” Softpedia award.  You can read the independent review at the following link. EmbroideryWare Review . Alexandra Sava reviewed the program and was impressed.  Additionally it was extensively tested using several industry-leading security solutions… Read More »

My thoughts on EmbroiderWare as a buisness

June 2016 EmbroideryWare went into a commercial phase.  Many have wished me well, others felt EmbroideryWare should remain free. Going commercial was a hard decision for  me.  I wanted to see if the program had any real value.  If users were willing to pay for it, it must be pretty good.  Also I was loosing interest… Read More »

EmbroideryWare is open for buisiness

EmbroideryWare software is going into a commercial phase. Originally EmbroideryWare was a hobby project. It has developed to a point where I can make it a hobby business. I will start to offer a free trial instead of a free version. This will give you the chance to try it out for free and see… Read More »

Fabric stabilizers

Fabric stabilizers are used under the fabric to stabilize the stitch out. There are many options, some work better than others. Below are a few examples of what I used. Inexpensive stabilizers I have found that using an inexpensive stabilizer for experimental stitch outs is a good idea.  This is especially true when digitize your… Read More »

Keyboard Lettering

A new feature is being developed for EmbroideryWare which you will really like. Keyboard lettering is being added. The current release of EmbroideryWare already has the ability to make graphics outlines using True Type fonts. This is useful if you want to do some redwork, satin outline letters, appliqued letters, or use them as the… Read More »

Digitizing artwork

Hi everyone this post is about digitizing artwork.  There are many places to get inspiration.  If you are doing projects for personal use you can use just about anything you find.  If you are digitizing things you want to sell later you should make sure it is free to use.  A lot of artwork and… Read More »

Machine embroidery digitizing the old way

Did you know machine embroidery has been around for over a hundred years?  In the past it was controlled by a person who was a puncher.  They would punch a large pattern using a panto-graph that would be hooked up to up to 100 needles all stitching at once.  Talk about pressure on the job.… Read More »