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Machine Embroidery Designs

Choose From Close to 30,000 Embroidery Designs

How would you like breathtaking embroidery designs that stand out & demand attention? Designs with life-like features that are soft to the touch and make your machine sing? Since 1958 our family has worked to perfect the art of beautiful smooth-running embroidery designs. Whether you’re into lace, applique, in-the-hoop designs, or virtually anything else, our giant collection of embroidery designs has you covered.

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Digitizer's Dream Course

Learn How to Create Your Own Embroidery Designs

Want to further personalize your next embroidery project? Imagine being able to create your friends, customers, & family personalized embroidery designs for ANY occasion. This process is called digitizing, and we’ve taught thousands of embroiderers how to do it and have guaranteed proven results! Taught by John Deer, the world’s most awarded embroidery digitizer, if you’d like to learn this beautiful art and want results fast, our fan-favorite Digitizer’s Dream Course is perfect for you. 

Digitizer's Dream Course

Customize Your Projects with Embroidery Software

Hatch Embroidery Software

Hatch Embroidery Software & Our Exclusive Reseller Bonuses

Hatch is an easy-to-use machine embroidery & digitizing software program that’ll quickly transform your creative ideas into reality. Whether you want to create beautiful designs from scratch, edit designs you purchased, personalize a project with professional lettering and monograms, or simply organize and convert your design files, Hatch embroidery software is perfect for you.

Want to know why we recommend Hatch? Check out our article: What is the best embroidery digitizing software?

Design Doodler Embroidery Software

The Design Doodler: Create Your Own Simple Embroidery Designs – Without Digitizing

Turn Your Imagination into Embroidery Stitches! Finally, you can now doodle, sketch, & trace your way to machine-ready custom embroidery designs with our new Design Doodler software. If you secretly want to bring your designs to life without digitizing, this is the program for you. This powerful yet wonderfully easy-to-use program is so easy that even kids can use it! If you can hold a pencil, you can doodle your own design.

Design Doodler Embroidery Software

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What is Embroidery Digitizing

What is Embroidery Digitizing?

Embroidery digitizing is tracing artwork with stitches using embroidery software to turn it into files that your embroidery machine can sew. This article covers what all you can digitize, whether you need to be artistic, how long it takes to become a digitizer, which software you can use, and most importantly, the fastest and easiest way to get started.

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Machine Embroidery for Beginners

Embroidery Basics for Beginners

If you’re new to machine embroidery or just want a quick refresher of the essentials, this free guide is for you! Featuring video lessons based on our popular live “Embroidery Essentials” seminar, this beginner’s guide covers everything you need to get started with machine embroidery, including machines, hooping, stabilizers, thread, designs, software, & more.

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Machine Embroidery How to Hooping Tutorial

Embroidery Hooping Tutorial

The quality of any embroidery project starts with how well your material and stabilizer are hooped. So why not hoop properly to ensure the best possible embroidered results? This guide will teach you everything you need to know about hooping and show you an easy-to-follow tutorial on how to properly hoop your fabric without, well jumping through hoops!

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Machine Embroidery Fonts Guide

Your Embroidery Fonts Guide

With many different types of machine embroidery fonts available (Truetype, ESA, BX, stitch file fonts, to name a few), it can be confusing to know why and when to use them. This article will help explain what each of these fonts are, the advantages and disadvantages of using them, and give you some recommendations on getting clean, crisp embroidery lettering every time.

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How to Make Embroidery Patches

How to Make Embroidery Patches

How would you like to make custom embroidery patches to fit any occasion perfectly? It’s easier than you think, and this article is the perfect place to get started! Embroidery patches are an artistic way to share a piece of yourself with the world. They can easily be attached to a cap, backpack, or jacket. Learn our proven patch-making techniques here now.

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How to Start an Embroidery Business

How to Start an Embroidery Business

Have you thought about starting an embroidery business and are wondering where you’d even begin? If so, this article is perfect for you! Here you’ll learn how to find a niche by letting it find you, investing in an embroidery machine and software, and much more! If you’ve been on the fence about turning your hobby into a money-making machine, check out this article now.

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Machine Embroidery Stabilizer Guide

Your Embroidery Stabilizer Guide

As any experienced embroiderer knows, stabilizer is a crucial component when creating almost any embroidery project if you’re looking for beautiful results. Taking the time to understand stabilizers, the different types available truly, and when to use them can help make your embroidery look better and “pop.”

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Machine Embroidery Thread Types

Embroidery Thread Types Explained

It is important to think of embroidery as a recipe and threads as an ingredient. That said, threads can make or break any embroidery project. This article will cover the different types of threads available to embroiderers (polyester, rayon, metallic, and specialty) and when to use them to get the best-embroidered results.

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The Best Embroidery Machine for Home Businesses

Best Embroidery Machine for Business

When choosing which embroidery machine would be the right fit for your business, you must consider several factors before making your decision. This article covers the difference between flatbed and multi-needle machines, multi-purpose machines, machine attachments, different machine brands, and much more.

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