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10 Reasons We Like the Tape Measure Feature on the ESP

Posted by on July 22, 2015

First check it out—it is so easy to use and read. The tape measure icon is found in the main tool bar across the top. When you click on the tape measure you will see the next screen where you can begin to use the measuring tape feature. When you click on the set start… Read More

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How to Pre-Mark for Borders and Corners-for Automated Quilting

Posted by on May 13, 2015

Blocking off a Border: The “single repeat method” The easiest method of quilting borders is to use repeatable sections. There are several kinds of repeats; some that do not touch, ones that connect, some that just touch, some that tuck into or under the previous repeat and some that are built in small single unit… Read More

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The Green Lock Icon Explained

Posted by on April 6, 2015

What is the green lock icon for in the scale menu in computerized quilting? If you click on the EDIT menu and then click on the SCALE button you will notice the green lock button in the upper right hand corner of your screen. The slider bars on the top and right hand side are for… Read More

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Advanced Fancy Feathers

Posted by on March 19, 2015

Finger feathers are the type that you stitch as a single barb. Most of the advanced feathers start out this shape because they are plump enough to get a secondary design inside. This type of feather also has a little space in-between so you can add some detail in-between each feather. Some of the following… Read More

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How do you reuse the same pattern in computerized quilting?

Posted by on February 2, 2015

 Take a look at this screen and you will see three selections in the drop down box under the pattern box button. Add Pattern Box is used when you are going to set a new location for a new pattern design. (Note: remember to select the bottom of the box first so your pattern will… Read More

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Tutorial on Free Motion Fills

Posted by on December 22, 2014

Here are a few drawings that will serve as a tutorial on three free motion fills. My friend Luann drew these and said I could share them will you. I think these are very good and are worth you taking a look at. Have a wonderful holiday, TinLizzie18 friends!! Swirling Leaves Clam Shells and Swirls Leaf… Read More

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How do I get the latest updates for the Shirley Stitcher or the Quilt Magician?

Posted by on December 8, 2014

If you’re looking to get the latest software updates for your Shirley Stitcher or Quilt Magician, here are some helpful tips. First you should check to see which version you are running on your computerized system. Write it down so you can refer to it if you need to. To find out which version you… Read More

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Basic Laser Light Positioning

Posted by on November 3, 2014

Tools you might want to have handy are a long ruler, chalk, sticky dots for markers and tape to hold the pattern flat. You might have a plastic panto protector, and that will hold the pattern instead as some machines are equipped with that. Laser light positioning is one of the first things students want… Read More

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