Electronic artwork

Artwork can be inserted, pasted or scanned into your embroidery software for use as digitizing templates or ‘backdrops’. The Artwork toolbox provides for importing electronic artwork into your embroidery software, editing it, and preparing it for automatic digitizing. Explore the topics listed on the right.

Backdrops can help you...

ManuallyYou trace shapes and lines over the artwork using the appropriate input methods. Using a bitmap image in this way is like using an enlargement drawing and digitizing tablet, except that everything is done on-screen.
Semi-automaticallyYou click a shape in the artwork and Click-to-Stitch automatically determines the required stitches.
AutomaticallyYou select the image and Auto-Digitize automatically determines the shapes and stitches needed to digitize the design.