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Are you like many others impressed by embroidery digitizers? Do you find the entire concept fascinating? Are you considering doing it yourself or maybe one day even make some money out of it? Here are a few things to consider;
To stand out among exceptionally talented usa digitizers and others, you must produce quality work, here is what to do;
Visit a local retail store that stores embroidery digitizers, and consult and compare each one individually with the kind of work you want to do.
There are many brands out there, but much like phones and other appliances, pick the one you feel more comfortable using to do this, log in to online forums and see what fellow embroiderers and customers have to say about each these brands.
- Start simple
Avoid complex pieces with a lot of detail and colour variations. Ease into it!
Maybe start out with a simple drawing or shape like a ball.
Attempting intricate work when you are still new will simply be a waste of time and probably discourage you.
Also purchase books and watch tutorials with titles such as Embroidery Digitizers 101 or Embroidery Digitizing for Beginners.
Later on you can even mix different yarn materials to achieve the desired texture and depth. Practice makes perfect.
- Pay attention to file formats and software user interface
Different brands of Embroidery software use different file formats. You must consider and understand what this implies prior to the purchase any software.
It may not be obvious at first, but some digitizers are more users friendly hence easy to use than others. You will see this in forums and software reviews.
- Be patient!
Trial and error is part of learning. Do not give up. If you manage to make beautiful art work and sharing on social media and with friends, you will no doubt start having a slow inflow of customers.