[Tutorial] How to Make An Embroidery Pattern (Part 1: make the file)

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This tutorial is making a black cat pattern file with VFL embroidery machine!

Step 1,

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Max/Min Hoop Dimensions:

  • M1: 9.46" x 7.88" (240mm x 200mm)
  • M2: 5" x 4.3" (126mm x 110mm)
  • M3: 1.96” x 1.96” 50mm x 50mm

Open a new AI file and set up the M2 hoop size for the file which is M2: 5" x 4.3" (126mm x 110mm). Choosing different hoops depends on the size of your design.

 

 

Step 2,

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After you make the black cat illustrator design, save it as Illustrator EPS (*.EPS).

 

Step 3,

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Open embroidery software called Creative DRAWings Advanced. Then open a new file, choose Cotton 2 as fabric, press next.

 

Step 4,

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Choose the eps. file you saved as artwork source. Don't forget to choose the hoop size as M 2! Then next!

 

Step 5,

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Your design appears then press finish.

 

Step 6,

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Edit the design in Creative DRAWings.

 

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Save the edited file as Janome(*.Jef) and put it in the USB  folder.

 

TO BE CONTINUED!