Our Digitizing Education Breakdown
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:
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.
If you know digitizing is something you want to learn, this Workshop will help get you past the learning curve and seeing results in just 3 weeks. It really is an accelerated learning experience combining both live webinars and video lessons. The fact that it has both live and interactive elements keeps people motivated & most importantly relaxed…. Live in-person workshops can be stressful and expensive. A demo version of Hatch is used by all attendees so everyone can keep up.
- 3 Live webinars: approximately 1 hour each
- 6 Bite-sized interactive training videos: Around 45 minutes each
**Note – These Webinar Workshops run periodically and are not a prerequisite to taking the Dream Course.
The Dream Course is more in-depth than the Workshop. It covers more theory and has more exercises, so you get to practice and better retain what you learn.
Three levels cover the three 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. It includes 15 interactive lessons, 3 of which are certifications Lessons where John personally assesses your work. This course requires a commitment to learning, but it has proven results. If you do the work, you will learn how to digitize and create your own beautiful embroidery designs. It is available in 10 different software brands. Your lessons never expire, and we include our “Creative Digitizing Series” as a bonus with level 1.
- 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
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