September 28, 2021
Debbie SewBlest , Embrilliance Tips
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Script fonts are so beautiful but may need some adjustments right
out of the box. If you are using BX fonts and a program like Embrilliance, the rest
Regular fonts are digitized as
images. Letters are placed as individual machine embroidery designs, one at a
time, moved by hand so that they are centered and spaced properly, grouped
together, then placed where you want them in the design file. It is not
difficult, but it is tedious.
BX fonts are a game changer. They are
special keyboard fonts meaning that, once you select your font in a program
like Embrilliance, you can type out text just as if you were texting or writing
In the property screen, you can
type in your text, and choose a font style. The spacing is automatically set
and may need to make some minor adjustments, particularly with script-type
Each part of this script font has a
connector that allows it to flow seamlessly to the next letter. You can adjust
the width of all letters using the slider. Slide the bar slightly to the right
until most of your letters are connected nicely to those beside them.
For the stragglers, like the Ns, you
can click on the letter and click on the green square centered within the
letter. Use left arrows to move them slightly to the left until they connect.