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Making children’s art embroidery patterns is not as difficult as you might think; the largest hurdle will likely be the initial investment in the machine and software.  It took me a little while to get the tweaking down, but once I did, I was off and running.

To be perfectly honest, I really didn’t think too much about embroidery at all until my wife got a sewing/embroidery machine that had a USB port on it.  Admittedly, any time I see a USB outlet on any non-standard computing device I have a little nerdgasm.  Once I saw the outlet, I knew it was time to figure out how to hack it.  The result looks a little something like this:

Children's Drawing as an Embroidery Pattern

To pull this off, you’re going to need some decent hardware and software

A plan on posting a full step-by-step guide very soon.

In the mean time here are few others that I did.

Custom embroidery from font wingding Created from a wingding fontset named Kawaii Food.
Elmo custom embroidery from web image Created from one of numerous high quality Elmo faces from Google Images
Embroidered pillow for Jason's stuffed animal Jason wanted a pillow for his stuffed animal named Bingo. Bingo is a dog. Jason loves Bingo. Obvious pillow decoration is obvious.

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