Category: Software

Doodler - easy embroidery design creation for the non-digitizer

Doodler software: embroidery design creation made easy

Want to create your own embroidery designs but digitizing software seems too complex and intimidating? If so – you MUST check out Doodler embroidery software, a new program designed for both a PC and an iPad that removes all the barriers between you and custom embroidery design creation. Sound pretty awesome? Lucky for me (and […]

Embrilliance Essentials vs Enthusiast - what is the difference?

Embrilliance Essentials vs Enthusiast: what is the difference?

If you’re looking for a program that will allow you to make some edits to existing machine embroidery designs, you should definitely consider checking out the Embrilliance suite of products. Two programs that are part of the Embrilliance family that are used to edit embroidery designs are Embrilliance Essentials and Embrilliance Enthusiast. While they are […]

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Best free embroidery software

Embroidery machines are expensive, so you may be a bit alarmed to see the price of machine embroidery software. But, while some of the fancy high-end embroidery digitizing software is a bit pricey, you can find plenty of free embroidery software that is incredibly useful and may be exactly what you need. Products mentioned in […]

What is Embrilliance embroidery software

What is Embrilliance?

If you have been lurking around the embroidery crowd, you’ve probably heard people mention Embrilliance. This was definitely true for me. Long before I knew what it was, I often heard people raving about Embrilliance in machine embroidery Facebook groups. Soon, I learned that while many people refer to Embrilliance as a specific program, it […]

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What does SewWhat-Pro do?

If you take a look around this blog, you’ll see you’ll find a few mentions of a software called SewWhat-Pro.  Never heard of it? Are you wondering “what does SewWhat-Pro do?” Well, it’s about time you learned. What does SewWhat-Pro do? To be clear – SewWhat-Pro is not a digitizing program. However, it’s an incredibly useful […]

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Ink/Stitch: a free embroidery digitizing program

Just If you have been looking into different embroidery digitizing software, you may have experienced a big of sticker shock. Some of the higher-end, professional level embroidery digitizing programs are EXPENSIVE. While some are less expensive and suitable for beginners (such as SewArt), and many of them offer free trials, I’ve never encountered any tool […]

SewWrite review

SewWrite Review: creating text for machine embroidery

Almost every embroidery machine comes with built-in fonts. These are quite handy and useful. But, if you use them a lot, all of your embroidered items may start to look the same. At some point, you will likely crave some fresh and new typefaces. After all, a typeface can add a lot of character and […]

SewWhat-Pro review

SewWhat-Pro Review: edit your embroidery designs to suit your needs

You can buy a lot of amazing embroidery designs online and even find quite a few for free. In fact, there are embroidery designs already created for just about any occasion and theme you can imagine. But despite such widespread availability, sometimes the design you find is perfect…. except for one little thing.  Maybe you […]

SewArt Review

SewArt review: more than just an auto-digitizing software

Interested in digitizing but don’t want to spend a fortune on digitizing software? Perhaps SewArt is the program for you. Made by S&S Computing, SewArt is designed to help you convert images (such as JPGs and SVG files) into embroidery file (like PES files) and almost any other embroidery file format. You can also create […]

SewWhat-Pro vs Embrilliance

Have you gotten to the point in your machine embroidery journey where you would like to edit and combine machine embroidery designs? If so, you are probably looking at investing in some machine embroidery software. Two of the most popular entry level machine embroidery programs are SewWhat Pro  and Embrilliance Essentials. But which one should […]

SewArt vs SewWhat Pro Machine Embroidery Software

SewArt vs SewWhat Pro Machine Embroidery Software

If you are thinking about learning to digitize your own designs, you might have looked at SewArt and SewWhat Pro. They are entry level, inexpensive machine embroidery programs made by S&S Computing that do very different things. So, which one should you buy? Do you actually need both? Here’s how they differ and what you […]