Customizing & Installing

Embird Manager Thread Catalog

A free tutorial for newsletter subscribers from My Secrets.

In the latest Embird 8.8D Build there are a number of changes to the program. In this small lesson Carolyn takes you through one of the new commands. This new command will give you another option when changing colors in designs using Embird Manager.

Included with the lesson is the Fairy design that Carolyn created in Embird Studio for her Embird Studio tutorial.

$6.00  

How to Install Embird 2010 on an Apple Mac Computer

A free tutorial for newsletter subscribers from My Secrets.

Do you own an Apple Mac Computer? Are you having trouble installing Embird on it? If so, this tutorial will guide you through the process of installing Embird on your Mac Computer.

It includes clear step by step directions, and pictures to help you easily install Embird 2010 in no time.

$9.95  

Customizing the Design Page

(for Embird 2006 & above)
A free tutorial for newsletter subscribers from My Secrets.

Customize how you view hoops on your computer screen in the Design page of Embird Editor. Learn how you can set the hoops, grid, background, and borders to colors of your choice.

Customizing hoop colors could be used for various reasons. One, to show the background color of the hoop, as fabric you intend to stitch the design on, to see if any thread colors need changing to suit the background fabric.Another reason is if you dont want the grid lines to show when you print a template of the design.

$9.95 

Keyboard Shortcuts for Studio V5

A free tutorial for newsletter subscribers from My Secrets.

Use this handy printable guide as a quick reference guide for around 90 different keyboard shortcuts you can use to speed up your digitizing in Embird Studio.

The shortcut command, along with description of what it does are both included. A must have for any serious digitizer.

$6.95 

Creating a Personal Favorites Folder

(for Embird 2004 & above)
A free tutorial for newsletter subscribers from My Secrets.

Carolyn will show you how to create your own personal folders for a “quick start” straight into your embroidery designs folder.

$9.95 

Long Mouse Click Video for Writing Designs

(for Embird 2004 & above)

A free tutorial for newsletter subscribers from My Secrets.

One of the marvelous features of Embird is that you can send your designs straight to your Data Pen, Smart Media Reader Writer or USB capable embroidery machine if you wish. Carolyn will show you how to do this with the Long Mouse Click.

Note this is a large video file you will need to download and play.

$9.95 

Carolyn spends a lot of her time making merino baby garments for various organisations that help Mums in need. Two of her big ones are Beanies for Babies and Rawene Hospital in the Far North of NZ where there is a lot of poverty and 70% unemployment. All income from Carolyn’s tutorials is used for purchasing the merino wool that she requires. If anyone is interested in donating extra funds as a way of contributing towards this very worthwhile cause, please let us know. Carolyn is recovering with a broken wrist after a bike accident, but will be back and writing more tutorials again soon!  For Carolyn’s birthday month (July) all her tutorials are discounted by 30%.  Your discount will show at the checkout.