TruEmbroidery™ Software Newsletter May 2014
Welcome to the TruEmbroidery™ newsletter. This month we will focus on placing a basting line around your embroidery designs while in TruE™ Modify. We will also share with you how to create a continuously repeating embroidery using the Encore function and simple stitch markers.
Have you ever wanted to add a basting line around part or all of your embroidery? The Automatic Basting Line Around Visible Stitches tool is found on the Modify window of the Control Panel in TruE™ Modify . Use this tool to insert a rectangular basting line automatically around the visible stitches.
If you place the automatic basting line around all stitches in a project with one design, you can use this to secure the fabric and stabilizer before beginning embroidery. What's great about this feature is that you can change the stitch length from the preset stitch length on your embroidery machine. You can also set the distance from the embroidery, or margin width. Set the margin width and stitch length in Preferences. Choose TruE™ Modify > Preferences, General . Set the stitch length between 2.0mm and 8.0mm. Set the margin between 0mm and 20mm.
This feature is wonderful for creating your own cutwork needle designs, as it allows you to place a basting line at any point of the embroidery, not just at the beginning. To do this, adjust the draw range of the design and place a basting line around the visible stitches by choosing Design > Automatic Basting Line > Visible Stitches. To place a basting line around all the designs in a multipart project, choose Design > Automatic Basting Line > All Designs.