With the growing tradition and preference for modern imaging, embroidery is gradually becoming an essential element in virtually every fabric design project. It’s considered one of the fastest growing textile sectors that is also attracting huge investments and innovations by manufacturers. The creation of digital embroidery tools which make machine embroidery patterns much simpler and less time consuming, output of embroidery projects is more efficient and economical.
The role played by embroidery patterns is invaluable because it is the patterns that make the artwork fascinating and appealing. Embroidery patterns make things simpler, determine the product quality, and establish client expectations beforehand thereby creating greater levels of satisfaction as the process goes on. Irrespective of the machine embroidery patterns you use in your project, if the outcome is good and aesthetically pleasing, chances are that you will get good marketing and make amazing sales. This is why it’s important to invest in embroidery pattern resources such as CDs, DVDs and software that will make your embroidery process much quicker.
Contents of the Embroidery Pattern DVD
This DVD collection has great contents which are worth discussing because they add value to you as the designer. Among the outstanding benefits you will get when you invest in this DVD are:
Over 60,000 Embroidery Templates
As discussed above, the quality, aesthetic appeal and by extension marketability of your embroidery projects depend on a great extent at the number and variety of embroidery templates; the wider and creative the variety, the better the embroidery project outcome. This DVD brings together .HUS and .PES embroidery files.
The .HUS embroidery files are over 26,000 in the DVD. Embroidery files with this extension denote Husqvarna Designer Embroidery Machine Format files. These files contain sewing instructions which can be read easily with the appropriate embroidery software. If you want to open the .HUS files, you can use Basic Embird incorporated with the Studio plugin or Pfaff 3D CreativeSuite.
The .PES embroidery files on the other hand are over 31,000 in the DVD. These files are closely associated with computer aided manufacturing applications and contain instructions used by your machine application to create embroideries. The .PES files contain all the information pertaining to the pattern layout as well as the embroidery color design. This makes it easier for the machine to quickly process the instructions and give you the correct output as intended.
Free Software to View and Edit the Templates
Since the embroidery templates come in two different file extensions .PES and .HUS, it is important that the right software is used to open them. This DVD doesn’t take chances on this that is why it packs in free software that you can use to view the pattern files and edit the template where necessary. This software comes with innovative features and functions that enable you to modify and resave the embroidery files in the available file formats. The software enables you to view your embroidery designs with the actual thread colors and add information in them where necessary.
In case you want to see how the machine embroidery patterns look on different fabrics, the software has a capability of previewing the designs in 3D formats.
A Complete Guide to Embroidery Stitches Book
The DVD comes with the Complete Guide to Embroidery Stitches eBook version authored by Jennifer Campbell, an authority in embroidery. The book has diagrams, photographs and instructions covering over 260 stitches. This guide published by the Reader’s Digest Association Inc. brings to the attention of the embroidery world lots of information on different types of stitches. It includes 263 stitches on fabric, stitches on canvas as well as smocking stitches. Each stitch is given either a full or half page spread complete with a colored photo to illustrate it, step by step instructions on how to make it as well as a stitch diagram.
In addition to this, this book also includes useful information on when and how to use each stitch. It is a valuable book for both beginners and professional embroiders.
Covers Every Topic and Holiday
The DVD has embroidery themes that cover every topic you can imagine of. If you want a holiday embroidery theme, you can also find it in the DVD making a one-stop shop for all the needs of the modern day embroidery designer.
What more! The DVD supports Brother and Viking machines which are among the most used in the embroidery industry. This means getting this DVD is worthwhile and a value for money.