End of the year wrapup and embroidery objects

By | December 31, 2016

Thank You!

I want to personally thank all of you who purchased EmbroideryWare in 2016. I enjoyed developing this product for you and hope it has unleashed your creativity.  Look for a new release out soon with a great new feature, embroidery objects.

The commercial version of EmbroideryWare is just over 5 months old.  I am excited to see where it will go in 2017.  In the past 5 months we have added many things.  Some of these are:

  • Automatic Fills
  • Free motion embroidery
  • Tablet compatibility
  • Quick menu options, fill underlay, fill topstitches, running stitch, zigzag underlay
  • Over 25 new lettering files
  • Discounted lettering packs.
  • Three EmbroideryWare product bundles Basic, five letters, ten letters.

Embroidery Objects

Embroidery objects are intelligent embroidery designs that you only need to create once.  Once created you can paste any number of them in your design.  Build a library of cool embroidery objects and use them over and over!

The following snowflake design will demonstrate the use of embroidery objects.   First I drew a six element snowflake arm as shown below.  Then I turned it into an embroidery object.

Next using this embroidery object, I created a circular pattern of six.  Notice how the boxes around each embroidery object are rotated as the pattern is created.  The endpoints of these boxes control the object.  They can be used to scale, rotate, and align the object just like any other graphic.  Once the endpoints are modified the embroidery object will update automatically.

Finally a fill object is added to cover up the jump points between the arms.  There are now seven elements in the final design.  Six are embedded objects and one is a fill.  These seven elements are used to create the final snow flake.

Now that the snow flake is done it can be copied and pasted many times into the final document.  The example below shows the result.  Pretty Cool!


Also these objects can be linked to files on your computer.  If you change the linked file all the objects linked to it automatically update.

And finally you can group the colors from one object to the next to minimize color changes.

Look for this new feature in the next release of EmbroideryWare.

Jim

 

Leave a Reply