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$270.00

This upgrade requires a registered, installed copy of StitchArtist Level 2.

StitchArtist Level 3 is meant for those who love to create designs and for digitizers working commercially in machine embroidery. It includes advanced tools for shape manipulation, a much wider set of stitch types, and utilities that enhance both artistic interpretation and efficiency, including multi-format stitch file and native BX font publishing. SA3 has a wide range of options for input, configuring controls, and publishing, making it the choice for professional embroidery digitizers, stock design sellers, and font creators.

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StitchArtist Level 3 is a complete set of digitizing tools designed for productivity and vector operations. When you love creating designs and want the best tools, look no further!

This product is an upgrade from StitchArtist level 2 to Stitchartist Level 3, You must own and have installed StitchArtist Level 2 to use this upgrade. If you do not own any StitchArtist products, click here for the full version of this product to access all StitchArtist features from levels 1-3.

Welcome to StitchArtist Level 3!

We made StitchArtist Level 3 for those who love to create designs and digitizers working commercially in machine embroidery. StitchArtist Level 3 includes advanced tools such as Styles, QuickStyles, an Eyelet tool, Carving lines, graphical shaping operators such as Cut, AND, Union, Flatten, Inflate/Deflate, Re-construct, and Break. Additional controls are available to work in your preferred method. The properties for each stitch type are fully revealed and operations for vector support, including export, are added. With level 3, you can draw .svg and cutting machine designs directly. It offers branching of all object types, including sub-branches that don’t need to touch. There’s even a tool to automatically outline existing design stitches, making for easy borders on existing stitch-file elements and a patch Edge tool with a faux Merrow stitch type that turns any outline into a fully-edged emblem. The inclusion of advanced lettering tools makes it easy to create custom enveloping, baselines of any shape, and templates to automate name-drops.

StitchArtist Level 3 allows you to create and publish assets like custom Motif stitches and Emboss patterns for yourself and other StitchArtist users. For digitizers who need to create custom fonts for their embroidery clients or those that want to publish fonts for their fellow StitchArtist users, level 3 includes object-based, scalable font publishing using our world-renowned BX installer format, complete with rights management built-in, all at no additional cost.

Click here for more info on tools, stitches, & properties in all StitchArtist Levels!

Publish custom assets or designs in every format in only a few clicks.

Easy to work with

Editing outlines is a frequent task when creating designs. StitchArtist is very helpful in this task:

  1. Stitch generation is instant and automatic.
  2. No mode changes for selection, editing, coloring, moving, sizing, rotating or adjusting properties.
  3. You can work in any number of display modes. You aren’t locked to a specific mode during any process.
  4. Simple geometric shapes are easily created and altered with the automated shape tool.
  5. Perfect curves are 3 clicks away with the 3 point arc tool.
  6. Users unfamiliar with Bezier curves can use a simulated spline system that’s easier to learn and teach; helpful especially in early instruction.
  7. Import and Export in common vector forms such as .svg and cutter file formats like .studio or .fcm.
  8. Quick styles and Stylesheets accelerate the workflow by giving you fast access to common properties for stitch objects and allowing you to publish these properties for installation on any StitchArtist system.

For full details on all levels of StitchArtist, check out the StitchArtist product page on our website!

StitchArtist 3 has a full complement of Stitch Types and Tools

Select from a wide array of stitches or create your own custom motifs.

Stitch Level 1 Level 2 Level 3
Line (no stitches) X X X
Manual X X X
Run (7 styles) X X X
Fill X X X
Satin Border X X X
Satin Column (auto-incline) X X X
Applique X X X
Stipple X X X
Motif Run X X X
Motif Fill X X X
Cross Stitch X X X
Freestanding Background X X X
Satin Column (inclines) X X
Candlewicking, French Knot X X
Contour (echo) 3 styles X X
Satin Contour X X
Satin Freestanding X X
Satin 3D Foam Auto-Underlay X X
Fringe X X
3, 5 Pass Whip X X
Curved Fill/Curved Motif Fill (User-drawn curve) X X
Gradient Fill (& curved mode) X X
Feathered Fill (& curved mode) X X
Fill Embossing X X
Motif Run (gradient) X X
Eyelets, Single and Run X
User-defined Motifs X
User-defined Embossing X
Carving Lines X
Break lines X
Patch Edge (Faux Merrow) X

If you want comprehensive tools for every digitizing need, StitchArtist Level 3 is for you.

Additional Tools unlocked with StitchArtist Level 3:

  • Magic Wand for Line Areas
    • Creates Line shapes based on your imported art with a single click.

  • Auto-Outline Stitches
    • Automatically create an embroidery object by outlining selected stitches.
  • Inflate / Deflate
    • Create a contour outline by expanding or contracting a current shape. Includes controls for rounding corners and removing holes.

  • Reconstruct Outlines
    • Simplifies and smooths shapes with excessive nodes.
  • Path Operations: CUT, AND, Flatten and UNION
    • Use embroidery and line objects to create and refine other objects by cutting one from another, creating an object from overlapping area, punching out overlapping areas, and uniting shapes into a single line object with a common edge.

  • Import .EMF/.WMF and some .ai files
  • Export as vector: .svg, .studio, .fcm
  • Delayed Generation
    • Work on large, intensely detailed designs with no slowdown by only calculating new stitches when you are finished altering your shapes.
  • Configurable default point input
    • decide whether your primary node type will be Line or Curve
  • Toggle Auto-Scroll
  • Extensive file publishing options for design creators and sellers
    • Publish designs in your working file as multiple file types, perfect for stock design digitizers preparing a product for customers with all varieties of machines.

Custom Font Publishing showing a typeface and the publishing tools

  • Create and publish your own scalable, object based fonts for personal use or resale, complete with rights management.
    • Create and map fonts that can be used with any Embrilliance program.
    • Publishes to your own installed font list as well as creating a BX Installation file for distribution.
    • Control downstream users’ ability to republish your fonts
    • Tag fonts with your digitizer and company name, website, and license info

Patch Creation ‘Edge’ Tool

    • Create faux Merrow-edged patches from a single line object
    • Use multiple methods to create the body of the emblem
      • Pre-cut Patch Fabric
      • Hand-Cut Fabric Method
      • Freestanding Fill using only thread

Also Included:

  • Advanced text tools including:
    • Custom envelope creation and editing for shaped text
    • Custom text baselines for text that follows any shape
    • Name drops at any angle and alignment for template creation
  • Over 200 outlines that can be used in any stitch type, including applique.
  • Over 150 Motifs for run and fill
  • Over 50 Emboss patterns
  • Over 15 Fill Patterns

Tell me more about StitchArtist!

StitchArtist is not a photo-to-stitch tool, nor is it an auto-digitizing program. The success of those types of tools is subjective and many have attempted to include automatic digitizing with varied results. StitchArtist is not a customizing tool (used to manipulate existing designs.) StitchArtist is a tool to create embroidery designs; whether you want to make designs for hobby, cottage industry or professional use, StitchArtist is for you. We designed this product for simplicity and instruction from the ground up to serve

In a radical departure from the typical digitizing interface, StitchArtist uses a single mode to draw, set stitches, size, edit, rotate, sequence, and set properties of design objects. It is easy and intuitive once you know the basics, which are described in detail in the included user guide. StitchArtist is part of the Embrilliance Platform, sharing one program with our other titles like Essentials and Enthusiast. This means that as you add titles, your features grow without having to switch between programs! StitchArtist is not dependent on another program; StitichArtist does not duplicate Essentials or Enthusiast‘s features, nor do you need them to create designs, but for those who have all three, they work together seamlessly to offer incredible ability in a single interface.

Embrilliance works with any embroidery machine!

All Embrilliance Platform programs work with any embroidery machine capable of loading embroidery files, as the platform can read and write at least one format that every embroidery machine understands. This includes all machines from Brother/Baby Lock, Janome, Viking, Pfaff, Bernina, and any commercial embroidery machine that reads the standard .DST format.

All Embrilliance Platform Programs can export the following file types:

.CSD, .DST, .DSZ, .EXP, .EXP+, .HUS, .JEF, .PCS, .PCM, .PES, .SEW, .SHV, .TAP, .VIP, .VP3, .XXX

You can even set stitch parameters for your favorite file type, including trim and automatic centering options for the universal DST file type used by both commercial and home embroidery machines.

Applique cut files can be saved as .SVG, .PLT, .FCM (ScanNCut) and .studio (Silhouette).

Operating systems

Windows XP SP2 and later, OSX 10.58 and later. The Embrilliance platform is compatible with both and allows you to install on all the computers you own, including a mix of both Mac and Windows systems.

This is a downloadable product!

Once you have completed your purchase, you will be automatically sent an invoice containing the serial number you need to activate your program by our system. If you’ve not received it within a half-hour, please use our Contact Us page to get in touch. Common causes for not getting your serial number within minutes are:

  1. Entering the incorrect email address
  2. Your invoice being filtered into your spam folder
  3. Your Email settings only allowing verified ‘friends’ mail to enter your inbox

To avoid these problems, please add *@embrilliance.com to your allowed list.

How do I install my program?

Your invoice will contain a serial number which you’ll use to activate the features in the program; Add the serial number to your existing Embrilliance Platform by running your existing install and using the menu Help -> Serial Numbers… type in the serial number, and click ‘Set’.

Note: StitchArtist comes with the Block built-in native font. For those who want more native, scalable fonts, Embrilliance Essentials adds 12 fonts as well as its many stitch-file processing functions to your platform, while our Font Collection 1 and Font Collection 2 contain multiple interesting typefaces to use with any Embrilliance Platform program.

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Runs natively on your preferred platform!

  • Mac OSX 10.10 – MacOS 11.6
  • Windows 7, 8, 10 (both 32 and 64 bit), and Windows 11
  • Embrilliance is the only brand in the world that offers embroidery software running native on MacOS and Windows 32 and Windows 64 (so it’s faster)!

Print Templates

Print properly sized templates and color run sheets from your embroidery designs.

Print 1:1 scale templates  with centering marks and run sheets previewing individual color stops from your embroidery designs.

Lettering Sequences

Embrilliance’s lettering tool includes built in center-out lettering sequences for stable stitching on cylindrical cap frames.

Special monogram sequences let you set which of the 3 letters will stitch in order, perfect for adding dimension, like making the last name’s initial overlap the other letters for a more prominent finish.

Sequence monograms to leave the center letter on top for dimensional treatments on overlapping letters.

Convert Lettering to Stitches

Easily convert text objects to stitch blocks with 2 clicks.

Embrilliance Essentials lets you convert lettering objects into stitch blocks with 2 clicks.

With Essentials’ Stitch Simulator, you can play back a design and stop at the stitch where you want to insert your color stop or function.

You can create striped text like this using only these simple functions.

Create Applique Cut Files

Embrilliance Essentials lets you convert the placement stitch lines from applique embroidery design stitch files into vector shapes you can cut with both home and commercial cutting machines. With a couple of clicks, applique cut files can be saved as .SVG, .PLT, .FCM (ScanNCut) and .studio (Silhouette).

Notes

Shows the Notes function in Embrilliance Essentials

Located in the Properties panel, the Notes tab lets you attach notes to specific designs inside of your working file’s design page. You’ll see your notes in the same tab the when that design is selected, and in the ‘About this Page’ option under the View menu.

Working Files

Shows the working file format allowing text to be changed in an embroidery file

When you save your embroidery in an Embrilliance Platform native BE working file, you can keep your color selections, add special notes, and change the text you’ve added to your design. With native BE files, you can save your work, alter your additions, and export to a wide range of stitch file types without losing the ability to edit what you’ve added to the design.

Modify Lettering

Shows multiple single-click text and monogram modifications you can do with Embrilliance Essentials

Embrilliance Essentials’ built-in quick styles can convert letters from any font into a stylish monogram or shaped text in an instant!

Displays Embrilliance's Text tools for Slant, Curve, and Spacing

The Slant, Curve, and Space tools allow you to reshape and style your text with simple sliders to create new treatments. You can even adjust multiple sliders on the same lettering object!

Add Lettering to Embroidery Designs

Embrilliance Essentials lets you add text to design with multiple lines of lettering and specific multiline controls.

Along with adding single words or lines of text, you can use a multi-line mode with specific controls for line spacing.

Monogram Font in Embrilliance Essentials

Under single-line text, monogram fonts properly mapped for Embrilliance automatically select the correct character for the placement in the monogram without typing special codes.

Embrilliance allows you to easily type text on a circular path.

Switch to circle text and you can type text around any circle, just set the radius to your chosen measurement and decide where the text will sit on the baseline. Circle mode also lets you wrap long lines of lettering into a spiral!

Advanced Sizing Controls

Includes Sensitivity controls to adjust for the discovery of fills and satin stitches, Gap Reduction to help reduce gaps between adjacent areas when you upscale designs, and stitch length filters to avoid overly long, loopy stitches and tiny stitches that are too closely crammed together.