Brother Initial Stitch Embroidery Monogramming Software
Even if you’ve never used embroidery software before, Initial Stitch Embroidery Lettering and Monogramming Software is easy to learn and use. Design custom lettering and monogramming for 4x4 and 5x7 hoops, resize and save design files, and merge your own designs with the built-in lettering and monograms. Built in to the software are 25 lettering fonts, 5 monogramming fonts and 27 decorative frames to further personalize your designs.
Easy to use editing tools include resize, reshape, center, flip and align tools. Built-in recipes help guide you in selecting the right stitch properties for your fabric and the right stabilizer type for your project. This software also allows you to preview your designs on a range of background colors, or on your own imported fabric. Initial Stitch is compatible with most brands of home embroidery machines, with the ability to import and save designs in file formats for Brother and most popular brands of embroidery machines. Initial Stitch is PC compatible, for Windows® 7/8.1/10.
This software is sold as a prepaid download. An internet connection is required to redeem the included activation code and download the software, instruction manual and installation guide onto your computer.
For Use With: All Brother embroidery and combo sewing/embroidery machines
Even if you’ve never used embroidery software before, Initial Stitch software is easy to learn and is compatible with most brands of embroidery machines.
For 4" x 4" and 5" x 7" hoops
Resize & save design files
Merge your own designs with the built-in lettering & monograms
HOW TO PURCHASE AND DOWNLOAD THIS SOFTWARE:
Initial Stitch software is available at mass retailers in a retail package that contains a prepaid download code. You will need to purchase this software package (SKU# SAINIT), and then download the software, instruction manual and installation guide from the ‘Download software’ link below onto your computer, to activate your software using the provided download code. Included in the Initial Stitch retail package: Software activation code and instructions on how to install and activate the software. SKU #: SAINIT
- Save designs in multiple formats: PES(V4-10), SEW, JEF, HUS, PCS, DST, XXX, EXP, SHV, VIP, VP3, BRF
- Import designs in multiple formats: PES, PHC, SEW, JEF, HUS, PCS, DST, XXX, EXP, SHV, VIP, VP3, ART
- Import PHC file formats to utilize Brother machine built-in designs
- PEN file viewer included to view Brother encrypted designs
Minimum PC Requirements:
- Computer: PC or compatible computer
- Operation System: Windows® 7/8.1/10
- Processor: 1 GHz or higher
- Memory: 512MB (1GB or more is recommended)
- Hard disk free space: 300MB
- Moniitor: XGA (1024x768), 16-bit color or higher
- Port: 1 available USB Port
- Internet Access: Required for software download and activation
- An internet connection is required to redeem the code and download the software, instruction manual and installation guide onto your computer.
- Made in the USA from imported software (Canada)
DESIGN CUSTOM LETTERING & MONOGRAMMING IN MINUTES!
Built-in fonts and frames
25 Lettering FontsEnjoy 25 beautifully digitized fonts that include a small 5mm font plus larger fonts for monograms and almost everything in between! Choose from script letters, whimsical and traditional block styles to create your personalized designs.
5 Monogramming FontsEasily create one-of-a-kind monograms with the 5 built-in monogramming fonts. The Décor and Modern Angles fonts also each include 5 built-in monogram embellishment options to further customize your design.
27 Decorative FramesAdd decorative frames to your lettering or monograms with the selection of 27 built-in designs. Choose from elegant scrolls, simple outline shapes and whimsical designs to suit your project.
Combine frames and fontsFor a truly custom touch, design a layout that includes one of the built-in decorative frames around the built-in applique font and a second built-in font.
Change thread colorsStitching out monograms in different thread colors on coordinating fabrics gives this set of cozies a fun and festive look. Easily change thread colors and preview on your imported fabric before stitching.
Create coordinating monogramsIn this table setting, we used the built-in 'Abigail' monogram style with a decorative frame on the table runner, the 'Intertwine'' monogram style on the napkin ring, and the 'Wishes' font on the napkin.
Embroider on paperEmbroidery is not just for fabrics! This Cookies sign was stitched on durable paper, and glued onto a paper flower. Cute, and functional!
Select from 25 fontsThese 'Celebrate' cupcake wrappers were created by stitching the built-in 'Daily' font onto durable paper.
Resize designsEasily resize your design to fit a 4x4 or 5x7 hoop, and also resize the design to fit your project.
Easy to use design & editing
Resize Your DesignsResize your designs to suit your project in either a 4” x 4” or 5” x 7” hoop size.
Merge Your DesignsMerge your own designs from a variety of embroidery design file formats with the built-in lettering & monogram designs.
Center and Flip Your DesignsFlip designs horizontally & vertically, and center designs horizontally & vertically.
Align TextAlign text in multiple lines or on a circle path.
Reshape textChoose from 11 Text Envelopes to reshape the built-in text into concave, convex, pennant and rectangle shapes.
Change Fill PatternsCustomize the built-in lettering, monogramming & frames with 14 fill patterns.
Adjust Designs to Suit Your FabricThe built-in recipes guide you in adjusting stitch properties to suit your fabric and in selecting the right stabilizer type for your project.Preview Designs on Backgrounds
Preview your designs on a range of built-in background colors, or import an image of your own fabric to preview.
Select from Popular Thread ChartsChoose from the built-in thread charts for many thread manufacturers, including the Brother Enhanced Thread Chart.
Save in Your Machine’s File FormatWith the ability to save your design in a selection of embroidery design file formats, Initial Stitch is compatible with most brands of home embroidery machines.
- Save designs in your machine’s file format: PES(V4-10), SEW, JEF, HUS, PCS, DST, XXX, EXP, SHV, VIP, VP3, BRF
- Import designs in multiple formats: PES, PHC, SEW, JEF, HUS, PCS, DST, XXX, EXP, SHV, VIP, VP3, ART. Import PHC file formats to use Brother machine built-in designs.
Minimum PC requirements
- PC or compatible computer, Windows 7/8.1/10 operating system
- 1 GHz or higher processor
- 512MB memory (1GB or more recommended), 300MB hard disk free space
- XGA (1024x768) 16-bit color or higher monitor
- 1 available USB Port