Font Engine Tutorial V6

Step by Step Guide to Font Engine

In this 290 page Embird Font Engine tutorial Carolyn takes you through the program from the beginning, in her usual step by step manner, and shows you virtually everything you need to know about how to use Font Engine in both Embird Basic and in Embird Studio.

This is some of what can be found in the tutorial.

  • Detailed explanations of all the commands and options in Font Engine.

  • Lessons covering redwork, chain stitch, script fonts, satin stitching and much more.


  • Lessons on applique.

  • How to edit WMF files in Editor.
  • Lessons on how to use Wing Ding and Ding Bat fonts and how to convert vector images (WMF files) into embroidery designs.
  • Lessons on multiple lines of text, calendars and clocks.
  • How to create text around a circle or shape.
  • How to create your own baseline shapes for use with text.

  • How to fix the problem when there are gaps showing in text letters.
  • How to use Font Engine in Studio.
  • A lesson on altering connections in Studio.

  • A lesson on baselines and the options in Studio.
  • Multiple lines of text in Studio.
  • Converting vector files in Studio.

And much more…….

The tutorial will soon have you using Font Engine to its full potential. You’ll be creating great text in no time at all. The only problem you’ll have is deciding which text you are going to create next!


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.