Users who digitize company logos may often encounter situation when no font matches the logo and lettering must be digitized manually. This option allows to ‘lock’ most of the nodes so that they do not interfere with new nodes.
Use Generate Stitches or ,anual command from the pop-up menu to finish the object. The second approach is not fully manual, in fact, and can use trace tool to vectorize character.
Main Menu – Nodes
Use this command to assure there will be no jump stitch between the two objects. In such a case, start last wmbird on the other side left. Therefore, we will use several columns and connections. Measured parameters are displayed on panel at right side of the screen. Therefore, stop column at the top of “A”: In case of multiple columns, connection must be used to ensure continuous sewing without manula or trims. Basic tools for creation and editing of vector fmbird in Studio are located on a left-side panel.
In this case all objects will be drawn manually node-by-node in a specific order. Character “A” cannot be digitized with a single column object. Now we need to start a new column at the bottom part of “A”but we need to get thread to this point to avoid jump.
In this case we will use automatic generation of stitches order auto-columnwhich creates stitches in required order automatically. To select the Opening object for transformation, use the Part Inspector window. Swap Edges is used to change the sides in in order to end stitching of that object on other side. These commands help to locate first and last node on complex edges manyal large number of nodes. Make sure that column mode “A” is selected in emburd box in the top-right corner of the Studio window.
This list helps to select and manage objects in the design. Note that this object is listed in the Object Inspector list at the right side of the screen. Create one quarter of the object.
Main Menu – Nodes
Thread will fill the column object from start point to the end point. Now create second column object. Digitize outer side of letter with a plain fill tool.
After generation of stitches the column object will look like this:. It is possible to select them all and group them into a single item in the list, for easier manipulations like moving, scaling, etc. After generation of stitches the column object will look like this: Manual Digitizing of Lettering Studio includes lettering tool for quick and easy creation of text labels, but it requires Alphabet or font file containing the lettering style you want to use.
Create first object by placing the first node blue arrowsecond node and then both edges of the column object. This amnual mode allows to digitize columns with different number of nodes on each side.
Manual Digitizing of Lettering
Swap Edges is the next command; it is intended for columns and other objects that have two sides. The corner at top part of “A” is too sharp for a single continuous column object.
Use Duplicate and Mirror Vertically command. Then release the mouse button and selected area will be enlarged so that it fits on the screen. Each character contains one or more columns.
Please note that column object overlaps areas at left and right side to avoid gaps in stitching caused by pull effect of the fabric. This tutorial deals with manual digitizing manaul small satin stitch lettering.