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Insert Effect

This tutorial explains how to add effect to existing design in Embird Editor. Various types of effects are available, sample of each one is shown below.

1 - Run Embird program.

2 - Select "Embird" menu to switch to Editor.

3 - Select "File > Open" menu to open an existing design (Picture No. 1).

1. Open an existing design

Open an existing design in Editor

4 - Select "Insert > Effect" menu (Picture No. 2)

2. Insert Effect

Select "Insert > Effect" menu

5 - Choose Plate effect type in a dialog box which appears on the screen (Picture No. 3)

3. Choose Plate effect

Choose Plate effect

6 - Choose Motif fill type for this effect (Picture No. 4)

4. Choose fill type

Choose fill type

7 - The new object will appear behind the design (Picture No. 5). Move the design to the side to check this Plate Effect (Picture No. 6).

Note: See also Masking designs tutorial to find out how to remove overlapping stitches.

5. Plate Effect

Plate effect applied

6. Move the design to the side

Move the design to the side to check the effect

8 - Try to select another type of effect in "Insert > Effect" menu - Sleeve Effect (Picture No. 7).

7. Choose Sleeve effect

Choose Sleeve effect

9 - Choose Auto Column fill type for this effect (Picture No. 8)

8. Choose Auto Column

Choose Auto Column fill type

10 - The new object will appear behind the design (Picture No. 9). Move the design to the side to check this Sleeve Effect (Picture No. 10).

9. Sleeve Effect

Sleeve Effect applied

10. Move design to the side

Move design to the side to check the effect

11 - Try to select another type of effect in "Insert > Effect" menu - Contour Effect (Picture No. 11).

11. Choose Contour effect

Choose Contour effect

12 - Specify stitch length for contour (Picture No. 12).

12. Specify stitch length

Specify stitch length

13 - The new contour will appear arround the design (Picture No. 13).

13. Contour Effect

Contour effect applied

14 - Try to select another type of effect in "Insert > Effect" menu - Exterior (Picture No. 14).

14. Choose Exterior effect

Choose Exterior effect

15 - Choose Motif fill type for this effect (Picture No. 15).

15. Choose Motif

Choose Motif fill type

16 - The whole sewing area in hoop arround the design is filled with chosen motif pattern (Picture No. 16).

16. Exterior Effect

Exterior Effect applied

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