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    Today’s the Day – I’m Out of Excuses!

    I am going to cut out my daughter’s wedding dress.  There.  I said it out loud. But before I do, I just have to say, it takes a lot of courage to commit to make a wedding dress.  Shortly after she got engaged, she asked me to make the dress. Never one to let my […] Read more…

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    Multi-Needle Monday: Embroidering Multiple Towels

    If you follow this blog I would assume many of you own the multi-needle embroidery machine because you have an embroidery business. Although some owners of a multi-needle machine use it primarily for the convenience of thread color changes and durability and do not have a commercial embroidery business. In either case, you will encounter […] Read more…

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    Getting Better Mileage from Your Designs

    I’m always on the lookout for new ways to use a design and the best way to do that is to edit in Perfect Embroidery Pro, Inspirations’ digitizing program. Let’s take a look at a lace border design from Inspirations’ Timeless Lace Border collection, design #Lc7x2 4.  Ungroup the design.  Click on the small arrow […] Read more…

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    What Makes a Design Outstanding?

    It’s funny how our preferences change over time. Fifteen years ago, DIME featured fashions with tens of thousands of stitches. As the editor of Designs, I was determined to show and wear anything other than ‘plop and drop’.  If you’re not familiar with the term, plop and drop is single design placement (usually on a […] Read more…

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    Multi Needle Blog – Alphabet Patterns

    The Baby Lock Enterprise has 28 built-in fonts ranging from, numbers and symbols, accented characters, floral alphabet, Greek alphabet and a special monogram. All of these built-in fonts allow for endless editing choices. Created by: Diane Kron, Software and Embroidery Project Manager for Designer’s Gallery Supplies: Enterprise Multi-Needle Embroidery Machines by Baby Lock® Built-in alphabets […] Read more…

  • machinebl

    Lettering – Unlike Anything You’ve Ever Seen!

    I have to admit, I’m gushing with pride over the newest addition to our family of software programs. I’ve been hankering for an easy-to-use, everything-in-one-place, robust lettering program.  Why lettering?  Because machine embroiderers need to express themselves in stitches!   You know what it’s like—someone asks if you can add lettering to a bag—or t-shirt—or maybe […] Read more…

Multi-Needle Mondays!

  • feat

    Multi-Needle Monday: Embroidering Multiple Towels

    If you follow this blog I would assume many of you own the multi-needle embroidery machine because you have an embroidery business. Although some owners of a multi-needle machine use it primarily for the convenience of thread color changes and durability and do not have a commercial embroidery business. In either case, you will encounter […] Read more…

  • AlphabetPatterns-300x281

    Multi Needle Blog – Alphabet Patterns

    The Baby Lock Enterprise has 28 built-in fonts ranging from, numbers and symbols, accented characters, floral alphabet, Greek alphabet and a special monogram. All of these built-in fonts allow for endless editing choices. Created by: Diane Kron, Software and Embroidery Project Manager for Designer’s Gallery Supplies: Enterprise Multi-Needle Embroidery Machines by Baby Lock® Built-in alphabets […] Read more…

Software Saturdays!

  • BL1feat

    Getting Better Mileage from Your Designs

    I’m always on the lookout for new ways to use a design and the best way to do that is to edit in Perfect Embroidery Pro, Inspirations’ digitizing program. Let’s take a look at a lace border design from Inspirations’ Timeless Lace Border collection, design #Lc7x2 4.  Ungroup the design.  Click on the small arrow […] Read more…

  • machinebl

    Lettering – Unlike Anything You’ve Ever Seen!

    I have to admit, I’m gushing with pride over the newest addition to our family of software programs. I’ve been hankering for an easy-to-use, everything-in-one-place, robust lettering program.  Why lettering?  Because machine embroiderers need to express themselves in stitches!   You know what it’s like—someone asks if you can add lettering to a bag—or t-shirt—or maybe […] Read more…

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    Streamline Your Digital Workspace

    Have you ever given any thought to cleaning up your digital workspace? You can spend hours reorganizing folders and categorizing designs but sometimes it’s best to start on the Perfect Embroidery Pro, My Block Piecer or My Quilt Embellisher screen your currently working in. What is there to clean up? The thread chips at the […] Read more…

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    Transform Basic Applique Shapes

    Elevate applique shapes in Perfect Embroidery Pro! The built-in muffin applique shape is fine if you want a bran muffin applique but what if you’re longing for a cupcake? It’s easy to transform the muffin. Let’s get started. Click on the video to learn or click this link to watch on youtube. [KGVID width=”640″ height=”361″]http://dzgns.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/MuffCupcake.mp4[/KGVID] […] Read more…