quilting / digitizing software for longarm quilters and machine embroiderers
Have you ever struggled with finding the perfect design for a quilt. Or your customer has provided you a sketch and asked you to quilt “something like that” on their quilt. Or maybe you just want to offer something that is uniquely “you” for your next quilt. All this is possible with Art and Stitch.
Become an artist with the powerful, user friendly Art & Stitch BASE program.
Art and Stitch is 5 programs in one: vector based drawing, digitizing, editing/customizing, conversion and layout software!
Once the program has been activated, it cannot be returned, shared or resold, so trying before buying is very important!
Art and Stitch base version is only sold on CD-rom - The Upgrade to Art and Stitch Plus is a software activation key.
You will receive a Sales Receipt per email.
Your order will be processed within 24 hours. CD (from the Netherlands) will arrive in 1.5 - 3 weeks.
All in One Everything you need in one program:
Create perfect quality vector artwork with Art and Stitch, assign stitches and save in all major longarm quilt systems or in all major embroidery machine formats.
Use open motif fills as an alternative for stippling, or apply your own Creative Fills.
Use the professional vector drawing tools to create your designs: Freehand sketch, Line, Curve, Bezier, 3pt Arc. Edit points/anchors, by selecting and moving them.
Draw from scratch or (auto) trace an image
Fill shapes with motifs, cross hatching, wave fills, autostipple. Use those fills around a design, result will be jumpfree crosshatching, waves, motifs!
Lots of Creative Fills can be found in the Library and you can make your own too.
Trapunto effects are easy by using small stippling around a design, or use small motifs for a real artistic trapunto effect.
Create applique designs with a mouse click, not only for your embroidery machine but applique on a longarm system is fun!.
Crazy patchwork for your embroidery machine and for your longarm too! Use a variety of Motifs as outline stitches. Over 300 motif patterns are included and you can create and save your own too.
Open vector artwork from Adobe Illustrator, Corel Draw, Pre-Design Studio III, AutoSketch, ElectricQuilt. You can even paste vectors directly from Pre-Design Studio III, Adobe Illustrator, Corel Draw and AutoSketch. Export artwork as Ai, WMF, EMF.
Save in computerized longarm formats DXF, ABM Innova PAT, CompuQuilter CQP, HQ Pro HQF, IntelliQuilter IQP, PC Quilter TXT, QBot PLT, SideSaddle SSD, StatlerStitcher QLI. And save in embroidery machine formats: Brother Babylock Bernina PES, Elna/Janome/Kenmore SE, Janome/Elna JEF, Melco/Bernina EXP, Pfaff PCS, Singer XXX, Tajima DST, Viking SHV, HUS, Viking/Pfaff VIP, VP3.
Powerful editing and customizing: Open, merge, edit, tweak existing quilt and/or embroidery designs (all major formats supported). Turn your longarm quilt system into the biggest embroidery hoop ever! Or quilt on your embroidery machine.
Ease of Use
Included inside Art and Stitch, you will find the User Guide to learn how to use Art and Stitch. Part 1, getting Started is like an "Art and Stitch for Dummies" with your first exercises.
On the Art and Stitch Academy website you will find tutorial movies getting you up to speed in no time.
On the Teachers page of the Academy website you can download the Addendums written by our teachers to learn how to be creative with Art and Stitch.
A program to quickly create custom patterns using the built-in designs or digitize your own designs - a program that will trigger your imagination: