How Tos - Embroidery

It is easy to digitize a custom design!

Do you have an idea for a custom design? A special logo you've come up with for your team or event?

Make it into something cool after you let Apex Embroidery create digitized files that you can use with your embroidery machine - just like the other designs on our site!

Here is how easy it is.

How to Merge Fonts and Designs with Your Software

Embird program allows resizes, edits,splits, displays, converts, and prints embroidery designs and fonts. For this video we used the cute and whimsical Curlz Embroidery Font.

SewWhat-Pro is a software for, editing, viewing and converting embroidery files from S and S Computing. Learn How to Merge Apex Embroidery Fonts with SewWhat-Pro software. For this video we used a fun cool script called Panama Embroidery Font.



Create and edit embroidery designs merge letters from Apex Embroidery on your PC using Singer Futura Embroidery this Software comes with the Singer® Futura™ XL-400.

For this video we used a favorite called Garden Party Font.


Cool Embroidery Projects

Here's how to use your embroidery machine to turn your applique or fill stitch embroidery design into an adorable patch.

For this video we used our cute Penguin Applique Design.


For this example on how to hoop or float a onesie for embroidery,  we used a Bernina Bernette Deco 340 Embroidery Machine along with the Anchor Applique Embroidery Design.



Inspiration #1: Embroidered Christmas Stockings

Personalize or add flare to any stocking!

Add names, monograms or winter designs to store-bought or handmade stockings. Transform an inexpensive stocking into a custom creation that will be cherished for years to come.

Your creativity is limitless — embellish upon a stocking with existing design, or decorate a plain stocking that can be fully customized.

We've handpicked a few fonts that will look great on stockings:

This fun Grinch-y font will get even the biggest grump in the...

Keep your favorite gal warm this winter with a cute personalized embroidered scarf! Show off her personality with an elegant monogram or fun design — a great gift for ladies of any age!

Personalized Embroidered Scarves: Great Gift for Girls of Any Age!

These scarves are a great option for gifts under $20! Let's break it down:

$10 (less or more, depending on retailer) per plain scarf $15 or less for a fun, elegant or cute embroidery monogram font Optional: $5 or less for an embroidery frame

At just two scarves, you will spend $20 each. If you make five...

Personalized embroidered pocket t-shirts are so cute, and so popular!

Applique Pocket T-Shirts for Sorority Big-Little Sister Pairs

The bond between a Big and Little sorority sister is special and unique — honor it with matching Big and Little shirts!

This cute project can be customized for each sorority. Personalize with the sorority's color, symbols and collegiate Greek letters. The best part? You can embroider it all!

One of our great customers created these stylish applique-pocket shirts, complete with monograms on the pocket and embroidery on the...

Basic How Tos

How to stitch a 3D Puff Embroidery Design using a Innov-ís 1500D Brother sewing machine. Supplies needed an iron or hair dryer, a 3D Puffy Design and Embroidery Foam. Try 2mm or even easier 1mm foam. Do not stack multiple foams use singles.

Find your design for this project on our 3D Puffy Designs page!