How to Embroider With Adobe Photoshop

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Tired of using the same old embroidery patterns on your machine? You can use Adobe Photoshop and your embroidery software to create new designs for your machine. It's a simple process of using the conversion tools in both types of software.

Things You'll Need

  • Adobe Photoshop 5+
  • Embroidery software
  • Open Adobe Photoshop, and open the file that you want to convert to an embroidery pattern. Whether this is a cartoon design or photo, your objective is to reduce the amount of different colors in the design.

  • If the image has a background color, use the magic wand tool to select it, then press Backspace to delete it.

  • In the File menu, click on "Image," "Mode," then "Indexed Color." This will convert the design to a low-color image.

  • Save the image to an accessible location in .tga format.

  • Open your embroidery software, and in the File menu, select "Import." Find the file that you just saved and double-click on it.

  • Follow the on-screen wizard to import the file.

  • Save the design to your embroidery card, and insert the card into your embroidery machine.

Tips & Warnings

  • The lower color the image you begin with, the easier the process will be.
  • Don't harm any other files on the embroidery card when saving your file.

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  • Photo Credit www.embroidery-designs-guide.com
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