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Tension issues and how to solve them!

Sue | April 18, 2017

Tension issues?  Clean your bobbin, clean and rethread your upper thread(s) and do the I-test The I test sounds like it should go along with your iPhone and iMac or testing your eyes,  but don’t worry, it’s completely different and has to do with your embroidery machine! I have noticed a growing trend on Facebook […]

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Where do I start?

Sue | April 11, 2017

I see this question quite a bit on facebook.  Whether you have just downloaded Hatch and completely new to embroidery, that is always the question – where do I start? At Digitizing Made Easy, we have a great place to start – right here!  Here are a few things you can do to get started […]

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Needle Know-How: Let’s get to the point!

johnd | April 4, 2017

Let’s get to the point! When that embroidery machine arrived at your door and the tech started it up for the first time, you probably stood there and marveled at all the engineering and technology that must have gone into the precise timing involved in creating stitches at such high speeds. The thing that amazes […]

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ITH (In-the-Hoop) Designs! Quick, easy and FUN!

Sue | March 28, 2017

This week’s focus is on ITH designs!  Although some ITH designs can be very complicated, they can also be simple, too!  I am not talking about in the hoop zipper bags or anything like that, I am talking about making headband sliders, stuffies and pencil toppers and things like that – super easy and super […]

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In the Spotlight: Hatch Facts Facebook Group

Sue | March 21, 2017

Got questions?  Hatch Facts Facebook Group has the answers!  Join Hatch Facts for learning, fun and inspiration. Have you been on Facebook lately?  Have you joined Hatch Facts?  If you have not joined this awesome group, you should! This group is mainly for Hatch users, as well as Janome MBX V5 users and Berninia users – […]

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Contract Digitizers – What you need to know!

johnd | March 14, 2017

What Every Embroiderer Should Know about Contract Digitizers A properly digitized design is the foundation of the embroidery process; whether a company is digitizing in-house or is out sourcing this service it is the single most important step in promoting both quality and profits. Most newcomers to the industry purchase embroidery equipment and digitizing software […]

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Embroidery Lingo

Sue | March 7, 2017

Let’s talk embroidery!  Do you know the lingo?  There are quite a few embroidery terms, short forms and verbs that we need to be using properly to speak the embroidery lingo properly.  Using the correct terms will help everyone understand your comment or question better, and it will also help you make more professional posts […]

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Color Blending

johnd | February 28, 2017

Over the last few years, corporate logos seem to have become more and more graphically intense. Corporate logos are being created with the expressed purpose of promoting the visual appearance of printed matter and signage. Our problem begins with the fact that when you’re dealing with needle and thread in comparison with all other graphics-related […]

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INTRODUCING: AdornTrio Monogram ESA font

Sue | February 21, 2017

I am in love with this new ESA font!  The creating, editing and stitching of this ESA font is amazing and so much fun to do!  Here is a quick tutorial on how to properly use this ESA font – there are a few tricks, but don’t worry, it’s all easy and customizable. If you […]

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Selling Embroidery on Facebook? Don’t make these mistakes!

Sue | February 14, 2017

IN MY OPINION, Things have changed over the years, and social media is one of them.  Social media now is one of the main ways to get your name out there and get yourself known.    I am constantly on social media, I belong to quite a few embroidery groups, and I see time and […]

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