Our Digitizing Education Breakdown

Digitizing Course Comparison

To help you learn the beautiful art of embroidery digitizing & start creating your own designs, our education is broken down into the following sections. Click one of the options below to learn more about it:

In this jam-packed 30 minute course, you’ll not only learn the basics of digitizing like stitch types, underlay, density, registration, mapping, and more, you’ll also build a solid foundation of embroidery theory that’ll help you understand designs & what’s really happening underneath your needle.

This knowledge will help you get better-embroidered results which is why we strongly believe that EVERY embroiderer, whether you want to digitize or not, should take this course!

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The Challenge is exactly what the name says it is. It is a free way to challenge yourself to try embroidery digitizing if you never have before using a 30-day free trial of Hatch embroidery software. Many embroiderers are intimidated by the word digitizing. They think it is overly complicated or that they must be a computer person or an artist to do it. The truth is, it is not that complicated if you have the right instructor, good software, and an open mind to challenge yourself, and give it a try.


  • 7 Bite-sized interactive videos: 30-45 minutes each.

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If you want to learn how to create your own custom embroidery designs, this course has proven results and is by far the fastest way to learn!

It consists of 3 levels that cover the 3 primary stitch types: the running, satin, and fill stitches. Every stitch type in existence is a simple variation of one of these 3 stitch types. Master them, and your creative possibilities are endless! This course includes 15 interactive lessons, 3 of which are certifications Lessons where John personally assesses your work. With over 10,000 students globally, we’re so sure that we can teach you how to digitize and create your own beautiful embroidery designs, that we have a 14-day no-questions-asked money-back guarantee. It is available in 10 different software brands and your lessons never expire, so you can take the course on your own time and at your own pace.


  • Level 1 – The Running Stitch: 4 interactive video lessons 4 hours, 12 designs, and 1 certification lesson.
  • Level 2 – The Satin Stitch: 4 interactive video lessons 1.5 hours, 11 designs, and 1 certification lesson. 
  • Level 3 – The Fill Stitch: 4 interactive video lessons 1.5 hours, 12 designs, and 1 certification lesson.
  • Bonus – Creative Digitizing Series: 8 hours of video theory focused on specialty techniques

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These advanced lessons are specifically for those who have completed all three Levels of our Digitizer’s Dream Course. They dive deeper into theory and artistic merit to teach you how to create visually stunning artistic merit embroidery designs. Please do not purchase these lessons if you have not taken your Digitizers Dream Course. Even if you are self-taught and been digitizing for years, odds are you will get lost.


  • Interactive lessons: Roughly 3 to 4 hours

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