Embroidery Easy 7.1 | Size 18.8 MB
This simple to use yet versatile cross stitch program contains numerous features that aid in the creation of designs. Anyone who has spent time creating charts with pencil and paper will appreciate how quickly charts can be created using this program.
Design Colours - The palette can have up to 255 colours at one time, which can be chosen from the DMC, Anchor and Madeira chart approximations. Other manufacturers charts are available, see further information about modules.
Design Size - The size of a design is unlimited, even a design of 2000 x 2000 can be produced. There is the grid reference that locates the position of the mouse on the grid. Please note that when working on a large design, the speed of the program may be affected by the amount of memory available.
Stitch Types - A full range of stitch types is offered which consists of full, three quarter, half & quarter stitches; single or double backstitch and French knots.
Status Bar - Current palette colour along with its description is given on the status bar, also given is information about the colour under the mouse and instructions for the current option.
Units of Measurements - The units of measurement used within the program can be set to either imperial or metric.
Colour Descriptions - Colour names and descriptions are given for all the colour charts, these can be altered as required.
Design Display - The design grid can be turned off or on to improve the view. The Zoom and Pan facilities give the optimum view required and allow movement around the design whilst editing. Also you can switch between several active designs, and tiling and cascading the designs is possible.
Used Colours - The number of colours used within a design are shown by a white box on the colour in the palette, which makes them easily identifiable. Also a count of the number of colours used is given on the status bar.
Rulers - Rulers are given at the top and to the left of the design area, which will help when placing areas. The rulers can be displayed in terms of stitches, centimetres or inches, to suit your preference. The position of the mouse is also marked on the ruler as a light grey line.
Ruler Guide - Guides can be added to the design to make it easier when aligning areas in the design
Design Centre - The centre of the design is shown on the rulers.
Configurable Toolbars - Ability to decide which options appear on the toolbar, have easy access to your most commonly used options.
Sorting - Palettes can be sorted by number, name, manufacturer chart, frequency of use or by dragging the colours around for your own order.
Palettes - Palettes can be set to contain your own preferences in colours and fabric colour, which can then be saved and used as required. Also the default palette can be set to your choice. Unused or unwanted colours can be removed from the palettes.
Key and Palette - The colours in the key and palette can be sorted into various orders.
Fabric/Grid Display - The fabric and grid colour can be altered, also the on-screen backstitch thickness can be changed. The number of squares between the darker grid lines can be altered.
Stitch Display - The design and palette can be displayed in various modes, including colour blocks; black & white symbols; colour symbols or colour blocks with black & white symbols.
Expandable Thread Charts - The colour charts are user expandable, so you can add any new colours that are released.
Design Preview - A preview on screen shows a complete view of the design.
Spray - By changing the width of the spray it is possible to fill areas more quickly.
Options - Pressing the Enter key will repeat the last option used.
Thread Usage - The Show option gives information about the design including stitch count and design area for definable fabric counts, along with an approximate thread usage, length given in inches or centimetres.
Browse - Browse through your stored designs, this will help to make selection easier.
Browse Style - Browse has an explorer style folder list on the same dialog to make changing folders easier.
Open - Browse allows more than one file to be opened at once and a warning will be given if there is a design which is already open.
IBM compatible PC computer
Windows™ XP, 2000, NT, ME or 98
16MB of memory
30MB hard disk space
CD Rom drive
Any printer & monitor supported by Windows™
Mouse or similar pointing device
Tested on Windows Vista. Vista Compatible.
Program is full version 100% working and tested.