Ice Cream
This is a very easy tutorial making an embroidery file
using Embird Studio.
We will take this clip art of an ice cream cone and
make it into an embroidery file. Right click on it
and save it to your computer.
Open Embird Studio, and in the top left corner click on
Edit and then Preferences at the bottom of the
drop-down box.  Set your hoop size at 5" X 7". See
picture above.
Next, bring in the ice cream picture. Go to the top left
corner and click on Image, then Import. Find where you
downloaded the ice cream picture and click on open, then
the next window that opens click on yes. You will now see
your ice cream, it will be very large. Click on the Zoom
tool located as the 3rd button down on the left tool bar and
right click on the picture until you can see all. On the Zoom
tool,left click to make it larger and right click to make it
smaller.
Now it is time to get started. Click on the fill tool, see
above picture. It will be the 6th tool down. You will
see the box below, on the right side.

Make sure there is not a check in box A.

Make sure you have the Curve tool "B" selected.

We will use "C " to change the angle.

Use " D " to selected the Fill.
We will start by doing the cone part first. Put
your first stitch at the same place I did.
Continue clicking around the cone. Just before you get
to the end, right click and click on close edges. You can
adjust your nodes at this time. Now right click and click
on Finish object. Right click and Generate Stitches.
I used the Fill, Woven, angle set at 0, And I use a
gold color to make it look like a real ice cream cone.
Click the outline tool and hit the number three key on
your key board. This will put your first stitch on top of
your last stitch. No jump stitches will be created this
way. We will use the Single Stitch this time. You can
see where I clicked for 10, 11, 12 and 13. Right click
and click on Finish object. Right click and Generate
Stitches.
Click the Fill Tool and hit the number three key on
your key board. This will put your first stitch on top of
your last stitch, creating no jump stitches. I changed the
stitch direction to 60. Continue clicking around the out
side. Just before you get to the end, right click and click
on close edges. You can adjust your nodes at this time.
Now right click and click on Finish object. Right click
and Generate Stitches. I picked Random 2 for my Fill.
Choose a red color so it will look like strawberry ice
cream, or whatever flavor is your favorite!
Click the outline tool and hit the number three key
on your key board. This will put your first stitch on
top of your last stitch. No jump stitches will be
created this way. We will use the Single Stitch.
You can see where I clicked for 34. Right click and
click on Finish object. Right click and Generate
Stitches.
Click the Fill Tool and hit the number three key on
your key board. This will put your first stitch on top
of your last stitch, creating no jump stitches. I
changed the stitch direction to -35. Continue clicking
around the out side. Just before you get to the end,
right click and click on close edges. You can adjust
your nodes at this time. Now right click and click on
Finish object. Right click and Generate Stitches. I
picked Random 2 for my Fill. Choose a brown color
so it will look like chocolate ice cream. Again, choose
the color you prefer.
Click the outline tool and hit the number three
key on your key board. This will put your first
stitch on top of your last stitch. No jump stitches
will be created this way. We will use the Single
Stitch. You can see where I clicked for 45 and
46. Right click and click on Finish object. Right
click and Generate Stitches.
Click the Fill Tool and hit the number three key on your
key board. This will put your first stitch on top of your
last stitch, creating no jump stitches. I changed the stitch
direction to 0. Continue clicking around the out side. Just
before you get to the end, right click and click on close
edges. You can adjust your nodes at this time. Now right
click and click on Finish object. Right click and Generate
Stitches. I picked Random 1 for my Fill. Choose a dark
red color so it will look like a cherry.
Click the Fill Tool and hit the number three key on your
key board. This will put your first stitch on top of your
last stitch, creating no jump stitches this way. I changed
the stitch direction to 25. Continue clicking around the
outside. Just before you get to the end, right click and
click on close edges. You can adjust your nodes at this
time. Now right click and click on Finish object. Right
click and Generate Stitches. I picked Random 1 for my
Fill. Choose a dark green color so it will look like a cherry
stem.
This looks good enough to eat!!
I like chocolate and strawberry. You can make
yours any flavor you like.
Now, to make the correct size. Click on Ctrl & A at the same
time on your key board so all of your files will now be
selected. Right click and click on group 1. You will now have
only one file on your right side.

Click on Transform at the top, them click on Transformation
Window.

See the box above.
Click on the 4th button from the left.

You will see 2 sets of numbers. Take the largest one and right or
left click on it till you get it to 6.95. This will be just right for a 5 X
7 hoop. Now click on apply and close.

Generate stitches.

You can make your file any color you want by left clicking on a
color in the color box and dragging that color down to your file.
You Have Completed This Tutorial  !!!!!!!!

Save your work.

Click on design and save as.

This will save it as an EOF file. You can always open the
EOF file in Studio and make changes at a later date if need be.

Click on Design.

Compile and put into Editor. Save in your file type. When it
opens in Editor, look it over. If you are happy with the
results, take it into your embroidery machine and stitch out
your finished product.
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