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How to make a Bad Design Good October 25, 2017

All of us have that one design that is a pain to run, but the customer is a good one, so you endure the thread breaks, and the card board look.. We are going to take two of your worst nightmares apart and make them a dream to run. Read more

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Digitizing Essentials…Where to Begin October 11, 2017

Let’s start with the Essentials. It is essential to understand the basics. To understand the process. Learn how to take what you know the machine will do, and use it as your “Rule Book”. Work with the machine…NOT against it! Read more

Lee
Easy Embroidery Alignment October 6, 2017

You can add interest by making the background fill an embossed version of the logo. Here, Wilcom’s Program Split was used with the logo to add texture to a plain background. Let’s say you just finished an embroidery job — a left-chest logo stitched on shirts and hats — and… Read more

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Tour Wilcom E4 Recording July 28, 2017

Not just a Tour, a Digitizing Class Using E4! See how Wilcom’s E4 features can help with your digitizing. A 90 minute look at the new features, and the tried and true.
Those that you have grown to love in Wilcom!
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E4 Digitizing and Editing July 28, 2017

See new ways to Digitize on E4! Learn Techniques that will allow you to Digitize and Edit with Ease. Make your Digitizing fun and rewarding! Create designs that bring your customers back and make production a breeze! Read more

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Schedule Your One-on-One Class Today June 20, 2017

New One On One Personal Classes using Your software on Your computer. We will teach you techniques that will give you instant answers to your problems, and you will be practicing those techniques in real time, with real help! Read more

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Balboa’s Learn to Digitize 3 Day Class in Palm Springs, CA June 14, 2017

Great Class…Sorry you missed it. Purchase our Learn to Digitize videos to get a head start on what you will learn!
Next year…Visit beautiful Plam Springs and take part in our live classes!
Get a good foundation, with answers to Small Lettering, Underlay and Push Pull and how to Blend and Shade! Three full days of Classes where you will LEARN BALBOA’S SECRETS. Read more

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Balboa’s Learn to Digitize 3 Day Class in Nashville, TN June 14, 2017

Great Class…Sorry you missed it!
Purchase our Learn to Digitize videos to get a head start on what you will learn! Next year plan to attend the live classes!
Master Digitizing, from FUNDAMENTALS to the most intricate parts of Embroidery!. Three Day Classes with Labs with one on one instruction. Put it on your wish list for next Year! Read more

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How to Work With Push-Pull Compensation June 14, 2017

From Impressions Magazine June 25, 2013 How to Work With Push-Pull Compensation Digitize to work with your embroidery machine rather than using compensations or corrections that have been built into digitizing software programs. June 25, 2013 By Lee Caroselli-Barnes, Contributing Writer   There are two great mysteries that digitizers must… Read more

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How to Achieve Shading in Embroidery June 14, 2017

From Impressions Magazine, April 23, 2013 How to Achieve Shading in Embroidery Getting a realistic 3-D embroidered image requires understanding the physics of art, which is the basis of the interplay between color blending and shading. By Lee Caroselli-Barnes, Contributing Writer   Although the terms “blending” and “shading” often are… Read more

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Wilcom E4 is Here! June 7, 2017

Buying Wilcom? We sell it here! Why would you buy it from anyone but Balboa.  We use it, we train on it, we support it.  You will get everything Wilcom offers and You will get Balboa’s Exceptional Support and Training!          Updating? You will get all of the features, or Elements,  that you… Read more

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