Tutorials

Digitizing with Ink/Stitch

This tutorial assumes a basic familiarity with Inkscape and Ink/Stitch. If you’re just starting out, you probably want to start with this tutorial, which steps you through each command with...

Converting a USB-drive embroidery machine to wifi

It’s possible to put an embroidery machine (or a 3d printer, a cutting machine, a TV, or almost anything else that reads from a USB stick) on your wifi network,...

Satin Scaling with Ink/Stitch

Satins scale easily in Ink/Stitch, but only in the stitch-density direction. Luckily, it’s not hard to split a satin stitch into two parallel ones with the new Convert Satin to...

Organizing Digital Patterns

Image organization software makes a good catalog of embroidery designs. Here's how I do it.

Setting KAMsnaps

Setting plastic snaps seems pretty simple, but there are a few tricks to it.

Using a 5×12 hoop on a 5×7 embroidery machine

I have this hoop set 📦, which includes a 5×12 hoop, for my 5×7 Brother PE800 📦. It lets me stitch designs that are larger than can be made in...

Text on a Curve with Ink/Stitch

Ink/Stitch doesn't use TrueType fonts, except when it does.

Merging Designs with Ink/Stitch

It's pretty easy to merge designs with Ink/Stitch, even if you're not a regular Inkscape user.

Lettering name fobs

Turning Ink/Stitch lettering into a shaped snap tab requires just a few easy steps.