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Full Series: $125 | Per Class: $15

Back To Basics With Quilting

Back to Basics with Quilting
The Quilter program is a powerful tool for designing your own quilts. You can import fabrics, add embroidery or applique, and design your own quilting designs. Let’s explore what the Quilter program can accomplish!

Creating With Patterns

Software Month 3: Creating with Patterns
We will look at what to consider when creating pattern runs and fills as well as how to create patterns that can be used for knock down backgrounds for terry cloth and for a background for free-standing lace.


Software Month 5: Multi-Hooping
Yes, it is possible to do a design larger than your embroidery hoop! Learn the basics of multi-hooping and how to apply it to your own projects.


Software Month 7: StumpWork
Learn to create a Stumpwork design from beginning to end. We’ll discuss how to create the design and how to stitch it.


Software Month 9: Multi-Media
With the inclusion of CorelDRAW in our software, we have lots of opportunity to mix pictures with stitching. Let’s investigate some of these combination possibilities.

Manual Digitizing 101

Software Month 11: Manual Digitizing 101
Sometimes it takes a manual touch to get exactly the look you want for your designs. Learn the manual digitizing tools in this informative lesson.

Artwork Canvas Basics

Artwork Canvas Basics
Let’s take a look at some of the unique features of Artwork Canvas and what it adds to your embroidery capabilities.

Creating Logos

Software Month 4: Creating Logos
In Artwork Canvas, we have several tools for converting bitmap images into vector images. Let’s look at some of these tools and how we decide which one to use in the creation of a logo design.

Choosing Artwork For Digitizing

Software Month 6: Choosing Artwork for Digitizing
Let’s talk about different types of artwork and how you make decisions on how to process artwork into stitches. Learn the best method to use for your art, and how to handle sketched designs and photographs. You’ll discover tools in Artwork Canvas that can help prepare artwork for digitizing.

Digitizing Cutwork Designs

Software Month 8: Digitizing CutWork Designs
In this lesson, we will explore how to create a CutWork design from beginning to end, as well as how to use the CutWork Tool for embroidered cutwork and heirloom embellishments.

Cross Stitch

Software Month 10: Cross Stitch
Cross stitch doesn’t have to be by hand! Learn how fun and easy it can be to create cross stitch designs with your software.

Manual Digitizing 101 Part 2

Software Month 12: Manual Digitizing 101 Part 2