Print designs

You can output embroidery designs in a variety of ways – by printing as worksheets, as appliqué patterns, color sequence, or as thread charts. Even print thread charts as a shopping reference when purchasing threads.

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Use Output Design / Standard > Print Preview to preview design worksheet. Print from preview window.

Print preview

Use Print Preview to view stitching information and to check the sewing sequence. Your design displays as it will be printed. If you are using a color printer, you can print in TrueView. Large designs may be displayed over a number of pages if printed at actual size. Use the Options buttons at the top of the screen to configure the appearance of the printout.

Design information includes design size, color sequence, and stitch count, together with an image of the design. It also includes author, estimated length of upper thread per color and total bobbin usage.


Use Output Design / Standard > Print Design to print the current design.

Print options

Print options give you precise control over your design printout. Different worksheet configurations are available for different purposes - design worksheet, color sequence, appliqué pattern, as well as hooping sequence. Each configuration can be further customized.

  • Click Print Preview or Print Design.
  • In the dialog, click Options to further configure print options. The default worksheet type is the 'design worksheet'.
  • Set a worksheet type.

    TypePurpose

    Design worksheet

    This provides all production-related information, such as bobbin length, design size, garment fabric, etc, is provided.

    Appliqué patterns This shows appliqué patterns – cutter information – isolated from the design. These can be used as a guide to cutting out fabric pieces.
    Color sequenceProvides a list of colors in the design, together with color and stitch information for each color layer.
    Hooping sequence

    If there is more than one hooping in the design, this option displays hoopings in their correct color sequence.

  • If you have selected ‘design worksheet’, three presets are available:

    PresetPurpose
    StandardResets worksheet options to default values.
    Design viewShows the design as it appears in the design window.
    Template modeShows the design outlines with no stitches.
  • Further configure design worksheet options as preferred.
  • Select a sizing option from the Zoom panel. When selecting Template Mode, the Actual Size option is automatically selected.

While the cloth setting marking is supported in JEF and SEW files, outlines are not. Since JEF and SEW are stitch file formats, they only contain stitch data, no outlines. The workaround is to display JEF and SEW files with stitches and cloth setter marking turned on.


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Appliqué patterns

Print a copy of the appliqué pattern to cut out fabric pieces. Each appliqué pattern piece is numbered according to the stitching sequence.


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Color sequence

The Color Sequence option lets you include a list of color layers in the current design, together with color and stitch information for each layer.

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Hooping sequence

If there is more than one hooping in the design, you have the option of printing hoops in multi-hooping view in their correct color sequence. The Hooping Sequence option allows you to print a color film type printout showing the objects in each hooping.

Use Output Design / Standard > Print Preview to preview design worksheet. Print from preview window.

Design layouts

You can sew embroidery out by sending the design directly to a sewing machine or saving it to removable media and stitching out using a layout template and the cloth setter. The device has a transparent plastic bar with marked cross. See Print layouts