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Discover How to Easily Create Your Own Embroidery Designs

Digitizer’s Dream Course: Guaranteed To Teach You How To Digitize In Your Own Embroidery Software – Or Your Money Back

Unlock The Age-Old Secrets Of Digitizing From North America’s LAST Remaining Schiffli Master Digitizer still Teaching: John Deer

It’s Time To Stop Endlessly Searching For The Right Designs & Time To Start Creating Them

Are you ready to finally learn how to create & edit your own designs using your embroidery software? This process is called digitizing, and we’ve taught over 9,700 people how to do it (including a 93-year-old student)!

If you’ve tried to learn how to digitize in the past & gave up, you’re not alone…  The majority of our students have tried to learn how to digitize by taking in-store lessons, other online classes, or watching YouTube videos in the past. The problem is that they quickly got frustrated, saw no results, and gave up. If this sounds familiar, let me tell you that it’s NOT your fault! Right now, there is a key piece of embroidery education missing in the industry: Theory.

Most other educators out there show you HOW to do something but don’t explain WHY & WHEN to do it. In other words, they point out buttons but don’t explain the theory behind digitizing and the rules of working with stitches. Thankfully, that’s exactly why this course stands above the rest! Like most art forms, crafting quality embroidery designs isn’t a guessing game.

John Deer Teaching a Embroidery Digitizing Class Live

Embroidery and the rules of working with thread & fabric have been around for 1000s of years. Without understanding these rules, it would be impossible to create beautiful, smooth-running embroidery designs.

But now, you have the incredible opportunity to Quickly learn the age-old theory & secrets behind creating-smooth running designs in a way that’s easy to understand. Unlike other courses you may have taken (especially free lessons on youtube), The Digitizer’s Dream Course is taught by a true master digitizer who truly understands the importance of theory and has taught literally thousands of embroiderers how to digitize through his book, in person workshops across the world, and online through this course.

You Don’t Want To Miss Out On The Fundamental Embroidery Knowledge That The Last Schiffli Master Digitizer, John Deer, Has To Share -AND- The best part is, you don’t have to spend countless years learning Schiffli Theory to benefit from the secrets Schiffli Masters (like John) use to create stunning embroidery designs.

Within only the first few lessons of the Digitizer’s Dream Course, you’ll begin to understand and use the age-old theory needed to finally start creating your own beautiful, smooth-running designs… even if you’ve never been able to before!

Imagine The Freedom Of Never Having To Waste Time or Worry
About Finding The Right Embroidery Design Ever Again

The Digitizer’s Dream Course Makes This Your Reality

Get Ready To Create The Perfect Design For ANY Occasion & Personalize ANY Project

  • Picture your kids wearing something truly unique & special that you created from the heart.
  • Picture your friends & family admiring your next embroidery project in disbelief when you tell them that it’s something you designed yourself.
  • Perhaps you run or would like to start an embroidery business. How much money would you save creating designs yourself instead of paying others to do it?

Stop being frustrated with your embroidery software and finally turn your creative ideas into a reality. Whether you want to be able to truthfully tell your family & friends “I made it from scratch”, make some extra money with embroidery, or simply better your embroidery self, the ‘Digitizer’s Dream Course’ is perfect for you!



Embroidery Digitizing Stitch Out


Finished embroidery digitizing product


So, How Exactly Will This Course Take You From Frustrated Software Owner To Confident Digitizer?

Forget About Constant Frustration & Poor “How-To-Videos” (That Just Tell You Where The Buttons Are)…This Hands-on Course Will Have You Stitching Out Designs Within The First Few Lessons

The Digitizer’s Dream Course was developed & refined over 25 years of John teaching in both the home & commercial embroidery industries. Ten years after John wrote the world’s number one book on embroidery digitizing, “Digitizing Made Easy” (which has sold over 44,300 copies), the Digitizer’s Dream Course was born! This new & improved course is a hands-on approach towards learning how to digitize for quicker results.

Why? Because studies have shown that seeing & doing provides the best results when trying to learn something new. It’s one thing to watch a video, read a book, or have someone stand in front of you & tell you about the process. It’s an entirely different thing to be interactively doing it yourself. For this reason, our course will teach you something new about embroidery digitizing theory, and then have you apply it yourself in a fun exercise where you create an actual design.

This same interactive learning approach is used in schools & universities across the world. A teacher will teach you something, then have you practice or apply it yourself with ‘homework’ so that it sticks. Thankfully though, this homework is fun!

Embroidery Digitizing Made Easy Book
Janet Bergeron testimonial

Great Lessons! I am brand new to digitizing and recently purchased the interactive lessons. One of the first lessons was teaching digitizing of a floral heart – I was able to bring in the artwork, digitize the design and stitch it out on a kitchen towel! It stitched flawlessly! I am so impressed that within the first few lessons I was able to get something stitched!

5 star review

– Janet Bergeron

Learn Digitizing the Fun & Easy Way With John Deer

Digitizing Dream Course Level One Overview:

There are 3 levels of the Digitizer’s Dream Course to teach you how to use machine embroidery’s 3 primary stitch types. Each level focuses on 1 of the main 3 primary stitch types: the running stitch, the fill stitch, and the satin stitch. EVERY stitch type in existence is a simple variation of 1 of these 3 stitch types. Master these stitch types, and the creative possibilities are endless!

Level one is where we suggest everyone starts whether you’re completely new to digitizing or have been at it for a while. In this level, you’ll learn some of embroidery’s best-kept secrets & build a solid foundation of embroidery theory. This lesson focuses on the running stitch because it’s the most used stitch type in machine embroidery. Level one includes:

  • 4 hours of Interactive Video which is split into 4 bite-sized video lessons taught directly in the software brand you own. These videos never expire and can be streamed from any computer or mobile device.
  • Digitize 12 Designs Yourself using artwork we supply. Moving from simple to more complex, you’ll digitize 12 designs with help from John so you can better understand & retain the theory taught.
  • 1 Certification Lesson. This is a final ‘test’ after you’ve completed level one. Here you’ll digitize a design by yourself using the theory you’ve learned and send in your finished design to be evaluated by John personally. You’ll receive an official ‘Running-Stitch Certificate” for completing this certification lesson.
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Special Offer! Get Level 1 for Only $9995 Today

(Regularly $249)

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Receive our entire Creative Digitizing Series when you enroll in Level 1 of the Digitizing Dream Course today. After you’ve mastered the basics, this 8-hour fan-favorite educational series will teach you how to digitize more artistic & specialized pieces of embroidery. This series is not specific towards any software brand & has sold over 10,600 copies globally at embroidery events alone.

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  • Section 1: Basic Digitizing Made Easy
  • Section 2: Learn How to Digitize Applique Designs
  • Section 3: Learn How to Digitize Fringe & Foam Designs
  • Section 4: Learn How to Digitize Flowers & Fruit Designs
  • Section 5: Learn How to Digitize Animals & Nature Designs
Meryl Robinson testimonial

Cannot recommend these lessons enough. The digitizing course from Embroidery Legacy is the best around, without question. Start at the beginning and work your way through. It will be money well spent. I quickly grasped the software and learnt so much more, to the extent that I was able to start up my own small business.

5 star review

– Meryl Robinson

Remember how excited you were when you first bought your software, only to realize it’s not as easy as they said it would be?

That’s Why The Digitizers Dream Course Is Taught In 10 Of The Industry’s Leading Software Brands

 Now you can finally enjoy using your software the way it is meant to be used, without getting frustrated, overwhelmed or wasting all the money you spent on it in the first place

Throughout teaching 1000s of embroidery events globally, we created this course after hearing the same sad story over & over again… “I bought my embroidery software to create my own designs but quickly hit a learning curve, got frustrated, and gave up.” For this reason, we teach the Digitizer’s Dream Course in the software brands you already own:

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Embroidery Digitizing Software Brands Mobile

We’re So Confident That You’ll Learn How To Digitize That We’re Offering a 14-Day Money-Back Guarantee

That’s right – no strings attached! We’re so confident that we can teach you how to digitize that if our course fails to meet your expectations within the first 2 weeks, let us know and we’ll give you your money back.

Learn the theory behind creating your own custom embroidery designs or your money back. It’s that simple.

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About Your Embroidery Digitizing Instructor

John Deer Portrait Image

John Deer has been the most awarded embroidery digitizer in the world for over 20 years now. As a 4th generation embroiderer, John has an incredibly unique history in the embroidery digitizing industry as he is the last remaining Schiffli Master Digitizer still alive & teaching in North America. John learned and apprenticed under Swiss Schiffli Master Digitizers (then known as “punchers”) over 35 years ago in his grandparent’s factory, before computers even entered the digitizing world.

In the 1990’s-2000s John owned & ran one of North America’s largest commercial digitizing house, where he did the digitizing for many large corporations including: Disney, Coca-Cola, GM, the NFL, & the NBA. John has personally won 30 separate digitizing awards in the commercial industry and wrote the book on digitizing called “Digitizing Made Easy” which has sold over 44,300 copies & is used in Universities across the United States to teach those studying textile.

Why You’ll Learn The Most When You Learn From A Schiffli Digitizing Master

*Hint: It has everything to do with theory*

Have you ever learned a new skill from a true master? If you have, you know that learning from a master is unlike any other type of education out there. If you haven’t, then you’re in for a treat!

When you learn from a Schiffli master, you’ll discover their hard-earned secrets and the age-old theory needed to truly understand the fundamental parts of embroidery and digitizing – which, quite frankly, is something you just can’t get anywhere else.

That’s why we’re confident that our course is unlike any other digitizing education available today – because it’s taught by the last Schiffli Master still alive and teaching in North America!

Schiffli Embroidery Machine - Old School Digitizing

The Schiffli is a massive, complex embroidery machine created in 1863 to mass-produce embroidered patterns and emblems (or patches). To become a Schiffli master digitizer, one had to apprentice under another master for ten years to learn the various stitch types and how different thread weights interreacted with every fabric type and blend imaginable.

Unlike today’s modern single-head embroidery machines, which have small hoops and embroider one design at a time, a Schiffli machine produced up to 1400 designs at one time. It was not preprogrammed like today’s modern machines either. A Schiffli master would manually punch every stitch in a design live-time while “running” a Schiffli machine. Because of this, designs had to be thoughtfully planned out or “mapped” before a master began operating the machine. There was no undo button, and one small error could potentially ruin thousands of embroidered items.

Although modern technology has changed for the better, the age-old theory behind creating beautifully soft embroidery designs has not. The rules outlining how various threads interact with different garments and fabrics have remained the same for thousands of years.

Our family's embroidery factory in the 1950s

For this reason, you’ll learn the most about digitizing and embroidery in general when you learn from a Schiffli master. Someone who dedicated their entire life (John worked in his Grandparent’s embroidery factory since the age of 10) to perfecting this beautiful art form.

Proven Results

Here’s what our satisfied students have to say…

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5 star customer review“An amazing class that is full of knowledge and experience

I enrolled in the Digitizers Dream Course knowing next to nothing about digitizing. Within the first few classes, I felt I had enough knowledge to be able to digitize any design that I come across.

– Sherry Hinton

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5 star customer review“It provides the depth you can’t get in random YouTube videos

I have been looking for a comprehensive, affordable training program for quite awhile, and have found it in John Deer’s Digitizer’s Dream Course. Not only does it provide the basics for quality digitizing, John shares lots of tips and tricks that give an inside track on digitizing. I would highly recommend this class.

– Marilyn Keyte

Eline Ghesquiere Testimonial

5 star customer review“Thanks to John Deer I now like digitizing more than actual embroidery

I bought the course from John & everything is explained so clearly. I learned so much. I’m starting to make my first few designs for paying customers while saving up for a bigger embroidery machine. Just start it people, you don’t know how fun it is until you give digitizing a try! You can do it!

– Eline Ghesquiere

Carol Smith Testimonial

5 star customer review“John breaks it down into small sections that are easy to follow

The lessons are very informative, I would highly recommend John’s digitizing course to anyone who wants to learn to digitize. My designs have improved considerably… finally everything has come together. John teaches you the way he was taught many years ago before the age of computers & brings it into the computer age. So why wouldn’t you want to learn from the Master?

– Carol Smith

Frequently Asked Questions

The Digitizer’s Dream Course is taught in:

  • Hatch
  • Floriani
  • DIME
  • Embrilliance Stitch Artist
  • Perla
  • Janome
  • Bernina
  • Designer’s Gallery Creator
  • PE-Design
  • Pe-Palette

If we don’t offer the Digitizer’s Dream Course in the software brand you currently own, or you don’t yet own digitizing software, you can still take our lessons! All digitizing software programs have the same basic tools used for digitizing: the running stitch, fill stitch & satin stitch.

Simply take the course in Hatch using our 30-day free trial, & then apply what you’ve learned to your own software brand. Download your Hatch trial through us & we’ll even supply you with some introductory digitizing lessons free! This is so that you can get a feel for the software & embroidery digitizing.

Click here to download your free Hatch trial & take your embroidery to the next level today!

Unfortunately, due to our lessons being illegally pirated in the past, you cannot download the lessons. However, we pay for a 3rd party streaming service to host our video lessons to ensure top-level Netflix like streaming speed and quality.

We realize that life gets busy sometimes. For this reason, no these lessons never expire. You can take them on your own time and at your own pace.

We’ve had thousands of embroiderers enroll in our Digitizer’s Dream Course, and we rarely ever receive questions on the course’s content. Why? Because we make sure that you can walk before you run. Our lessons are specifically designed to hold your hand every step of the way and gradually build upon each other.

If you do have a question though, we invite you to join our Digitizing Made Easy Facebook group. With over 14,000 active members and knowledgeable admins from around the world, there’s always someone available to help answer your questions (including John). It’s also a great place to share your work and see how other students are progressing!

Ready To Learn Some Of Embroidery’s
Best Kept Secrets & Finally Start Digitizing?

Stress-Free Learning

We realize sometimes life can get in the way, which is why your interactive digitizing lessons will never expire and can be redone over & over again. Learn at your own pace, on your own time

Fun & Effective Lessons

This course will teach you a solid foundation of digitizing theory because simply owning embroidery software isn’t enough… It’s kind of like owning a calculator. You need some basic math theory to be able to use it. Merely owning a calculator isn’t going to balance your checkbook if you don’t know how to add or subtract.

14-Day Money-Back Guarantee

Based on proven results, we’re so confident that you’ll love our interactive lessons that if your purchase fails to meet your expectations, you’re entitled to a full refund within the first 14 days. What do you have to lose?

Yours For Only $99 | $644 Value (Course + Bonus)

Remember, you’re protected by our 14-day money-back guarantee!