BES to ScanNCut (Part 2): Resize the Placement Stitch for the Appliqué

Cathy Ellsaesser Anita Goodesign, Applique, BES4, embroidery, How to, ScanNCut Tags: , , , ,
Illustration of copy vs changing offset in BES4

In my last blog, BES4 to ScanNCut: Appliqué Cut File from Placement Stitches, I showed you how to use BES4 Dream Edition to create ScanNCut cut files from the placement stitch sequence of the embroidery design. However, there are times when you want the actual cut fabric to be just slightly larger than the placement […]

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BES4 to ScanNCut: Appliqué Cut File from Placement Stitches

Cathy Ellsaesser Anita Goodesign, Applique, BES4, Embroidery Designs, How to, ScanNCut, software Tags: , , ,
Artwork created in BES4 with elements separated

I do a lot of embroidery with appliqués.  All appliqué designs, as far as I know, provide a “placement stitch” so you know where to put your fabric for the appliqué.  Many people will place a piece of fabric larger than the placement stitch, and tack it down with the “tack down stitch”. They then […]

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Make It Personal By Creating a Monogram: Part 2, Monogramming Software & Machines

Cathy Ellsaesser Bernina Sewing Machines, Brother Sewing Machines, embroidery, Monogramming, Pfaff Sewing Machines, Sewing blog, Sewing tips, software Tags: , , , , , , , , ,
Photo of Embroidery machine with monogrammed letter B in hoop and on the screen

In Creating a Monogram Part I, I provided some style guidelines for creating a monogram. With this blog, I will discuss using software and embroidery machines to create monograms. You’ll see how easy it is to “make it personal” with software and embroidery machines you can use to create monograms. At Rocky Mountain Sewing and Vacuum, we carry a […]

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