New to embroidery what files ?

1 year 6 months ago #2111 by MikeK

I am sign maker of 15 years and expanding the business, Im getting into embroidery and had garments embroidered previously.

I have plenty knowledge in vector graphics and cnc program but never made any embroidery files, the last few times i have had embroidery done i have had to pay them to digitize each logo and at each size so it can get very expensive in just setup fees,

what i would like is a software where i can create the files myself from a vector graphic ( Ai, EPS, CDR ) or flat image (jpeg, bitmap, PSD)

do you have any software you can recommend for this opperation

Many thanks in advance

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1 year 6 months ago #2112 by brenden
HI Mike,

Welcome and thanks for your post!

Well, in terms of taking a vector file like a .CDR and converting it to embroidery - you've come to the right place!

Wilcom officially partners with Corel to build a fully integrated CorelDRAW and embroidery design experience with EmbroideryStudio.

This video here is a good overview of the integration between CorelDRAW and Wilcom EmbroideryStudio:

It shows how you can start in embroidery and add vectors, then convert, or start with vectors then convert to embroidery.

Here is a direct link to learn about the software as well


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