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Adding a Color to a Redwork design

Posted: Tue Apr 30, 2013 6:21 am
by LisaSewBubbles
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Adding color breaks is a very powerful feature of Embrilliance Essentials and very easy to do using the Stop button with the Stitch Simulator screen.

Here I have opened my redwork design from Lindee G Embroidery into Essentials and clicked on the Stitch Simulator button. This adds the color bar with slider above the design -- it is black because this is a one color design.

I move the slider and and watch the design stitch out on screen. When I get to the end of the first part of the heart, I use the blue arrows to position my mouse cursor at the very last stitch of this section. The stitch is shown by the "+"

Press the STOP button and you are prompted to choose a new color -- we just want the machine to stop and can change it later so choose anything and click OK.
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Because your design now has two colors, you can select each color and manipulate them - move, cut, copy, paste, rotate etc

Be sure to save your design under a new name so that you still have the original to work with.

Re: Adding a Color to a Redwork design

Posted: Mon Nov 17, 2014 8:42 pm
by smhn
I will give this a try when I get home. Thanks

Re: Adding a Color to a Redwork design

Posted: Wed Dec 17, 2014 4:23 pm
by mparise
Thanks for the great tip and I tried it and it turned out GREAT
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Re: Adding a Color to a Redwork design

Posted: Thu Apr 14, 2016 3:06 pm
by SusanBlueRobot
WOW WOW WOW this is a great tip this is sort of what i wanted to do this morning and i did not know how to do it and YEah i have done it thanks to you thank you

Re: Adding a Color to a Redwork design

Posted: Mon Apr 10, 2017 1:21 am
by tranhtheutnc
Thank you for sharing, i'm practicing it