Advanced lettering

Once you have tried your hand at creating lettering designs and sewing them out, you will want to do more adventurous things, such as monograms, fancy lettering, flair scripts, raised lettering with trapunto, as well as special ‘elastic lettering’ effects. The creative possibilities are endless. Your appetite to try new things will be stimulated as you gain experience and confidence. Part of that involves becoming adept at using your sewing machine as well as sampling and checking design quality.

 

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Remember to study the sample designs included with your embroidery software installation.

Use Lettering / Monogramming > Monogramming to create personalized monograms using a selection of pre-defined styles, border shapes and ornaments.

Monogramming

The software makes the creation of monogramming designs simple with the Monogramming tool. Optionally include lettering, ornaments, and/or up to four concentric borders in your monograms. See Create monograms.See also Wedding monogram.


Use Lettering / Monogramming > Lettering to create embroidery lettering onscreen using native embroidery alphabets or TrueType fonts.

Flair script

Flair script is a special font which allows you to add decorative flairs to the end of text objects, mimicking flamboyant handwriting flourishes. See Special lettering.

Use Object Properties > Effects > Feather Edge to create rough edges and shading effects, or imitate fluffy textures.

Lettering stitch effects

By default, lettering objects are filled with satin stitching. You can apply other fill stitch types, such as Tatami or Embossed, as with any embroidery object.See also Stitch types.

Use Lettering / Monogramming > Lettering to create embroidery lettering onscreen using native embroidery alphabets or TrueType fonts.

Lettering art

Apply 'lettering art' effects to embroidery lettering to make it bulge or arch, stretch or compress. See Lettering layouts.