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How to preview where your embroidery design will stitch out

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Before stitching out a design, most of the time it is vital to know where your design is going to stitch out. Here's how you can preview where your embroidery design will stitch out!


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This especially comes into play when you’re floating your material. For example, if you're embroidering toilet paper, you don’t want to accidentally embroider off of the toilet paper piece. 



What you want to do is click either of the two buttons in the photo above. One looks like a needle going onto a fabric with a red plus where the needle is and the other is a dashed arrow going all the way around in a box. 


The first one will show you where the needle is going to be for whichever corner or side you click.


And the second one is going to take you all the way around where the needle is going to go for the whole design. 



Now you’ll never have to guess where your design will be again! When previewing the design, the needle will go to the boundaries of the red box, as shown around Baby Yoda in the image above.


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