January 10th, 2017, 06:53 PM
- Join Date:
- Jan 2011
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Re: T1 How do you improve your digitizing?
Originally Posted by Robert Young
Classes scheduled for this year? (local sewing center? Industrial brand 3 day courses? etc)
Tradeshow lectures this year? (ISS shows?, Tabletop shows?)
Do you order designs from other digitizers you like and watch how they do things?
Do you do the same design multiple ways as an exercise? (running stitch borders vs satin? stacked satins vs flat fills? etc)
Subscribe to any blogs or other forums?
Practice coming up with new patterns or be creative with foam or screen with emb? etc?
forgot to respond to the other stuff...
i've been to trade shows, but never been to a digitizing class...tho i probably should have. it probably would have speeded up the learning curve. too late now tho i think.
no, never ordered a design from another digitizer...but i get enough of them that i have to fix/redo...so they're typically an excellent lesson on "what NOT to do". early on tho, i did have a couple of seasoned digitizers that would take a look at my awful work and give me pointers. thank you Tom at Strawberry Stitch, and Bonnie at Moonlight!
don't do designs different ways...pretty much knows what works and what doesnt, but i do subscribe here and to t-shirtforums.com