Most frequent Questions & Answers

Machine embroidery digitizing is the process of converting digital artwork into a format that an embroidery machine can understand and stitch. It involves creating a digital embroidery file that contains instructions for the machine to follow in order to produce a design on fabric.

Common file formats for machine embroidery include .DST, .EXP, .PES, .XXX, and .VP3. These formats contain the information needed for the embroidery machine to recreate the design accurately.

No all are Not suitable for machine embroidery. Simple, clean designs with distinctive images and minimal color gradients work best. High-resolution images typically provide better quality and results.

Well, simply for this purpose keep this factors preferable in mind such as the fabric type, design complexity, and desired finish.Polyester and rayon are better choices and stand out to as they last long and the colors are brighter and more vibrant. Machines needs to be readjusted while using Metallic and special threads although these types of thread yield unique addition and effects .

 Important factors such as stitch type, stitch direction, density, underlay, and trims. Proper digitizing ensures the design looks sharp, is smartly stitched, and holds up well on the chosen fabric.

While many fabrics can be embroidered, the choice depends on the design and project. Cotton, denim, and twill are commonly used. It’s essential to match the fabric with the appropriate stabilizer to achieve the best results.

Manual digitizing involves a person creating the digitized design by manually assigning stitches and settings. Automatic digitizing uses software algorithms to convert an image into a digitized file. Manual digitizing offers more control and precision, while automatic digitizing is quicker but may require additional adjustments.

Regular maintenance, such as cleaning, oiling, and checking tension, is crucial. Consult your machine’s manual for specific instructions. If issues arise, start by checking the needle, thread, and tension settings. If problems persist, refer to the troubleshooting section of the manual or seek professional assistance.

Yes, it’s important to respect copyright laws when using digitized embroidery designs. Always ensure you have the right to use and reproduce a design, especially if it is for commercial purposes. Purchasing designs from reputable sources and understanding licensing agreements is key.

Oh Yes, it is essential to get a commercial license for all products purchased from Creative Fabrica. Moreover amount of sales has no limits which you can make with the products. You are carefully  requested to go through our license specifications for the Subscription License and our Single Sales License for any further details.

No worries,With the All Access Subscription you may have unlimited access to our whole Embroidery library, even to all our other content libraries; such as fonts, graphics and crafts. etc

The files sold under Creative Fabrica’s Embroidery category are very easily handled when used to stitch out embroidery designs on your Embroidery Machine. It is worthy to mention here that products are digital files, that is just one click away for an instant download as soon as you are done with your purchase or download it with your All Access Subscription Plan.

Yes, once you have purchased/downloaded the design you are allowed to convert the file into the Embroidery file format that you need for your machine.

On the individual product pages you can find further stitching information about the Embroidery Design. The products also include a PDF with sewing information. You can always preview this PDF on the product pages before you purchase/download the design.

See ,one of the reasons is the thread and color data of the Embroidery design cannot always be possibly saved between the variety of embroidery file formats, and when an embroidery file is turned into another file format, the colors may change. When you load the Embroidery design into your Embroidery machine or software, the colors of the design may not match the colors on the image of the product page or on the sewing information PDF. To get the accurate thread colors, please follow the color chart instructions on the sewing information PDF.

The hoop size listed on the product page is the minimum hoop size for that particular design. You can use a bigger hoop to stitch the design, but not a smaller hoop as the design won’t fit.

Digitized by Hand means that the Embroidery Design was digitized by an Embroidery Designer in an Embroidery software. This usually guarantees a better quality. Auto-digitized means that the design was digitized by a computer program. When an Embroidery file is digitized like this the quality can be more uncertain. To check the quality of the file you can always check the PDF with more sewing information.

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