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Fonts included with Digitizer

This page lists all fonts that are standard with your embroidery software. For best results when stitching, do not exceed the recommended maximum or minimum sizes. Recommended maximum and minimum heights refer to UPPER CASE letters. Some lower case letters – e.g. a and c – are about 70% the height of a capital letter. Thus you may need to make these characters larger than the recommended minimum.

You can create special characters in each font by holding down the Alt key on your keyboard and typing 0 (zero), its code, using the numbers on the keypad. For example, to type ê with the code 234, type <Alt> + <0234>. The accented letter will appear when you release the <Alt> key. Note that not all characters are available in all fonts. See also Special lettering.

Small, narrow letters may not require automatic underlay depending on size and fabric. If applied, the underlay may show outside the stitched columns. See also Stitch reinforcement.

Add-on fonts can be purchased with Personalizer, Composer, and Digitizer. (No fonts are included with Organizer level.) Font packs can be purchased here.

Join method

The lettering join method is preset to give the best results for each font. Options include:

Join


Purpose

Bottom joinBJLetters are joined along the baseline. Use it when stitching on towelling – joins are hidden in the pile.
Closest joinCJLetters are joined at the closest point. Use it to minimize trims.
As digitizedADLetters are joined as they were digitized. Use it with fonts combining different fill stitch types or special effects.

If you break apart a lettering object, the join method is lost as the object is no longer a lettering object. For further details about join methods, see Create lettering.

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Roman fonts

Appliqué fonts

Font

Sample

Min

Max

Join
Method

 
   inmm in mm
College Applique

 1.025 3.2 80  AD

Block fonts

Block fonts fonts are among the easiest fonts to read in embroidery. They work almost anywhere. Included in the collection are traditional block, modern block and outline. Try using different stitch types, including embossed fills, to give your block lettering a different look.

FontSampleMinMaxJoin
Method
  inmminmm
Art Block

0.4103.075CJ
Avant Garde0.252.460CJ
Bauhaus

0.4102.050CJ
Blacklight0.2562.460CJ
Block1

0.2562.460CJ
Block20.2561.640CJ
Block2-Auto

Note: Below 6mm, Block2-Auto switches automatically to Small Block2.

0.1541.640CJ
Castle

0.2562.050CJ
Folio Condensed

0.372.050CJ
Futura0.2562.460CJ
Microgramma

0.2562.460CJ
Narrow Block

0.6154.0100CJ
Slim Block0.8208.0200CJ
Square Block

0.4102.770CJ
Swiss0.4102.050CJ
Tahoma

0.2561.640CJ
Text Block0.371.845CJ
Veranda0.2561.744CJ

Fancy fonts

Anything that is not ‘blocky’ can be used in a decorative way, depending on the style of logo.

Font

Sample

Min

Max

Join
Method

  inmminmm
Anaconda

0.382.050CJ
Angle Block

0.4

104.0100CJ
Carla

0.4102.050CJ
Cayman

0.4102.050CJ
Chancery0.4102.050CJ
Charcuterie

0.75202.565CJ
Comics

0.4102.050CJ
Croissant

0.2562.050CJ
Curly0.6152.975CJ
Enviro

0.5133.075CJ
Flash

0.2562.460CJ
Flourish Light

0.6152.050AD
Handicraft

0.382.565CJ
Hana

1.5132.050CJ
Hobo

0.2561.640CJ
Kids

0.5121.230CJ
Kindergarten Block

0.4103.690CJ
Lublik0.4103.075CJ
Mandarin

0.382.050CJ
Orient Express

0.4103.075CJ
Pacific North West

0.382.460CJ
Racer

0.381.435CJ
Speedy

0.381.230CJ
Urbane

0.2561.640CJ
Woodstock

0.382.050CJ

Monogram fonts

Specially designed for monogramming purposes – commonly used for creating initials popular with gifts such as towels and linen.

Font

Sample

Min

Max

Join
Method

  in mm in mm
Fancy Monogram

1.0254.0100CJ
Octagon Monogram

0.7184.0100CJ
Point Monogram

0.7184.0100CJ
Seal Monogram

0.7184.0100CJ

Outline fonts

Commonly used for sports wear, on back of jackets, as they work best on a larger scale.

FontSampleMinMaxJoin Method
  inmminmm
Detex Normal

0.6152.155CJ
News Outline

1.2303.075CJ

Run stitch fonts

Commonly used for small lettering, anything under 5mm and where satin column are not suitable.

FontSampleMinMaxJoin
Method
  inmminmm
Quilting Text

0.251.025AD
Run Cardigan

0.250.512AD
Run Block

0.250.256AD
Run Freehand

0.250.512AD
Run Liberty

0.250.512AD
Run Murray Hill

0.250.512AD
Run Script

0.250.256AD

Script fonts

Script fonts can give the look of handwriting to your embroidery designs. This is one of the hardest font types to digitize well. Stay within the recommended sizes for best results.

FontSampleMinMaxJoin
Method
 
  inmminmm
Ballantines Script

0.5122.050 CJ
Book Script

1.0252.255 CJ
Edwardian Script0.6153.075 CJ
Formal Script0.371.435 CJ
Italian Script0.4104.0100 CJ
Poetic Script

0.6153.180CJ
Pomander

0.382.460 CJ
Script1

0.5123.075 CJ
Script20.382.050 CJ
Script3

0.382.050 CJ
Script4

0.8203.280CJ
 Staccato

0.4100.615CJ
Upright Script

0.5132.050 CJ

Serif fonts

Serif lettering began in Roman times with words carved into stone. Serifs were probably used to neaten letters and make them more legible. Serif fonts are still considered by some to be easier to read in printed documents. For embroidery, it is really a matter of preference and style.

FontSampleMinMaxJoin
Method
 
  inmminmm
Algerian

0.381.230 CJ
 Arnold  0.410250 CJ
Athletica

0.4103.075 CJ
Bodoni

0.372.050 CJ
Casual Serif0.5132.255 CJ
Cheltenham Tall

0.372.050CJ
City Medium

0.2563.075 CJ
College

0.2561.435 CJ
Copperplate0.2561.640 CJ
Felt Tip0.4102.050 CJ
Garamond0.372.050 CJ
Old English0.382.050 CJ
Schoolbook0.382.050 CJ
Serif10.2561.230 CJ
Serif2

0.381.230CJ
Serif30.2562.460 CJ
Souvenir

0.2561.640CJ
Stencil Block

0.4103.075 CJ
Times Roman0.2561.640 CJ
Typewriter0.5132.050 CJ

Small fonts

Font

Sample

Min

Max

Join
Method

 
   inmm in mm
Micro Block


 0.250.256CJ
Miniature Block

0.250.256CJ
Roman-Small

0.250.256CJ
Small Block1

0.250.256CJ
Small Block2

0.250.256CJ
Sm HighTower

0.250.256CJ
Sm Script

0.250.256CJ
Small Serif 1

0.250.256CJ
Times Small

0.250.256CJ

Special fonts

Font

Sample

Min

Max

Join
Method

 
  in mm in mm
2 Col Arial Shadow0.5132.050 AD
Antique Rose1.2304.0100 AD
 Flair Script

 

0.4103.280 CJ
Engraved Serif

1.0254.0100AD
3D Foam Impact

0.8202.050CJ
Invitation

1.0254.0100AD
Shadow Street

0.6154.0100AD

Non-Roman fonts

Font

Sample

Min

Max

Join
Method

   inmm in mm
Greek0.382.050CJ
Heisei Maru Gosic0.382.770CJ