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Thanks to the [[Embroidery Pledge]] we now have a Brother Innov-is 750E Embroidery Machine
 
  
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Thanks to the [[Embroidery Pledge]] we now have a '''Brother Innov-is 750E Embroidery Machine'''.
  
===Manuals===
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==How to use==
* [[:File:Brother_Innov-is_750E_Quick_Reference_Guide.pdf|Quick Reference Guide]]
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Some guideline on using the machine are on the [[Embroidery Machine/Inductions]] page.
* [[:File:Brother_Innov-is_750E_Operation_Manual.pdf|Operation Manual]]
 
* [[:File:Brother_Innov-is_750E_PDF_Operation_Manual_for_USB_Feature.pdf|Operation Manual for USB Feature]]
 
* [[:File:Brother_Innov-is_750E_USB_media_compatibility_list.pdf|USB media compatibility list]]
 
* [[:File:Brother_PE-Design_Plus_Instruction_Manual.pdf|PE-Design Plus Instruction Manual]]
 
  
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==Software==
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The official software for the machine is available online, but costs about £400 see [https://www.brothersewingshop.co.uk/software Software (Brother)].
  
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As the [[:File:Brother_PE-Design_Plus_Instruction_Manual.pdf|Maunal]] explains, if you are just importing and tweaking .bmp files, so you can use any image editor to make your design, then tweak it in PE Design.
  
===Inductions===
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===Creating a .bmp===
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Many program can create .bmp bitmps:
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* [https://www.getpaint.net Paint.net] (Windows)
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* GIMP (Windows, Linux)
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* MTPaint (Windows, Linux)
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Other programs can export .png bitmaps which can be converted to .bmp files:
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* Inkscape (Windows, Linux)
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==Further reading==
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[http://libregraphicsworld.org/blog/entry/embroidery-design-on-linux-now-possible-with-thred linux software @ libregraphicsworld.org]
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Check out Vince J. Accuri's very detailed videos of the Brother PE-770, especially these ones: -
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* Upper thread take-up arm problems: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MiuDKcCfj4U
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* Bobbin case tension testing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MBV-MJI9RHg
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* Needle hook timing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_OO0hJHLMFo
  
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Revision as of 12:58, 14 April 2019

Embroidery Machine
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Manufacturer Brother
Model Innov-is 750E
Obtained Pledge Drive (August 2016)
Location Textiles Workshop
Team Craft & Textiles
Induction Required Yes (use request form)
Booking {{{booking}}}
Status Defunct
Tools:   all pageslistPower ToolsBroken tools     {{}}

Thanks to the Embroidery Pledge we now have a Brother Innov-is 750E Embroidery Machine.

How to use

Some guideline on using the machine are on the Embroidery Machine/Inductions page.

Software

The official software for the machine is available online, but costs about £400 see Software (Brother).

As the Maunal explains, if you are just importing and tweaking .bmp files, so you can use any image editor to make your design, then tweak it in PE Design.

Creating a .bmp

Many program can create .bmp bitmps:

  • Paint.net (Windows)
  • GIMP (Windows, Linux)
  • MTPaint (Windows, Linux)

Other programs can export .png bitmaps which can be converted to .bmp files:

  • Inkscape (Windows, Linux)

Further reading

linux software @ libregraphicsworld.org

Check out Vince J. Accuri's very detailed videos of the Brother PE-770, especially these ones: -