Old Favorite features

Creative DRAWings® Χ includes added features such as Autoborder, Rectangular and Circular Array and Adding New Objects as Clones. Plus all the features already loved by Creative Drawings® users such as the Automatic Parameter Adjustment for chosen fabric, Text Editing and Automatic appliqué option.

  • Create original embroidery designs within seconds from vector or bitmap images (Load .cmx, .eps, .emf, .svg, .AI, .bmp, .dib, .rle, .jpg, .jpeg, .jpe, .jfif, .gif, .wmf, .tif, .tiff, .png, .ico).
  • Edit existing embroidery designs*.
  • Add text using TrueType® fonts on your computer.  Adjust each letter or the group of letters with path placement
  • Modify stitch types – change from satin to fillor fill to satin plus try the piping, appliqué, net, or cross stitch options.  Let Creative DRAWings® automatically generate the proper stitches
  • Set Stitch direction for any area in your design – improve your design texture.
  • Easily add an outline to any object.
  • Automatic Parameter adjustment for the type of fabric you choose to stitch on.
  • Clipart library
  • Implement inertia / kinetic scrolling
  • Sequence manager – show objects
  • Selection options were added in the right click menu
  • Monogramming
  • Array Fill
  • Array Adjustments
  • Palette order
  • File formats
  • Text Abbreviation
  • Smart text
  • Automatic appliqué option – choose an object, click appliqué and let Creative DRAWings® do the rest.
  • Advanced object and node editing with Bezier curves
  • Align your objects with one of 11 different Shape Alignment options.
  • Advanced stitch editing with Wings’ modular®- included with Creative DRAWings®.
  • 3000 Embroidery Designs included!
  • *Load the following formats: Experience.,nsg; Milestone .mls; Tajima .dst, .dsz, .dsb .tbf; SWF .sst; Sauer .SAS; Pfaff .ksm, .pcs, .pcm, .vip; Singer .xxx; Happy .tap; Bernina/ Melco expanded .exp; Brother/Babylock/Bernina .pec, .pes; Husqvarna Viking .hus, .vip, .shv; Janome .jef, .jef+, .sew; Juki .M3; Toyota .10O; Bernina .art; QuiltCAD .hqf; PC Quilter .txt; Statler Stitcher .qli.
  • Guideline editor
  • Monochrome photo-stitch
  • Export to VP3 file format
  • Magic Wand designing tool
  • Improved Macro selection dialog
  • We now support Open Type Fonts (.otf)
  • Rotation in rectangular array
  • Circular array Contour ability with or without Equal steps
  • Advanced embroidery properties
  • Import .PLT vector files
  • New Quilt styles

Vector fill pen type

With the Vector fill tool you can create beautiful designs by drawing over large Satin on Step filled shapes. Every curve you are drawing it is automatically converted to stitch penetration points in the shape below. Apply Array fill to a shape and fill it with a Vector fill object to create unique and complex effects on your Satin/Step filled designs. It also can be used for splitting wide Satin bars and avoid having too long satin stitches.




Vector fill pen type
Stippling fill type

Create beautiful designs with stippling that you can use either for embroidery. It is very easy to use and adjust.

Artistic Quilt with stippling stitches

Create beautiful designs with stippling that you can use for quilting. Quilting was never easier.

Artistic Quilt with stippling stitches
Array fill combined with vector fill

Array fill combined with vector fill

Create beautiful embroidery fill patterns by combining array fill with vector fill.



Apply styles on stippling

Create beautiful fills by applying styles on stippling. Adjust the Density and stitch length of the stippling style to get the desired result.

Apply styles on stippling




More Applique options

More Applique options

You can now set the holding stitches to E-stitch, Zig-Zag or Satin. A new feature of remove overlapped Applique was also added. The Fabric trim option that you will select, will affect the way the applique design will be embroidered.



Combine stippling with vector fill

Any Running based shapes like stippling can be converted to vector fill with a single click. A combination of the two can produce unique embroidery results.

Combine stippling with vector fill



Improved File format support

Improved File format support

  • Improved support for .AI fortmat up to CC
  • Improved support for .EPS format up to CC
  • Improved support for .svg files


  • Software key for more freedom

    Creative DRAWings X can now run with a Software key that gives you the freedom to work without worrying about where you have placed your USB hardware key. Also leaves one more USB port available for any other use. Existing customers can work with their USB hardware key or have it replaced with a Software key, upon request.

    Software key for more freedom







    Automatic Software Update

    Automatic Software Update

    Creative DRAWings X now periodically checks for updates and informs you if there is any new additions for your software. Now you will be always up to date and use the software always with its latest features.

    Export designs from Creative DRAWings X and Wings' modular to iPad and iPhone

    This is the World's first communication between the Windows software, Creative DRAWings, Wings' modular and your DRAWings Snap embroidery library! Magically get your designs within your iPhone/iPad/iPod to be used on the go!.
    Create your own design packages that will be automatically synced with your iPad/iPhone/iPod through your Dropbox account. Use the designs to show them to your customers, to your friends and transfer them immediately to your embroidery machine through various mass storage utilities.

    Export designs from Creative DRAWings X and Wings' modular to iPad and iPhone
    Clipart library

    Insert Clipart, Search clipart by tags, filter designs by tags, Different views in the clipart library dialog for easier selection, Add – Delete tags on every clipart, Rename clipart name and add any design to clipart



    Monogramming

    • Monogramming templates designs
    • Monogramming wizard
    • Ability to insert 3 characters for monogramming
    • Ability to select Font from every True Type font available in the system
    • Ability to select monogram between different monogram shapes.Ability to edit freely the the inserted monogram containers inside the Node editor and transform their shape
    • Ability to specify which section of a character will be under or above when two or more are overlapping.
    Monogramming

    Array fill

    • Create Fill Array with any shape
    • Create Outline Array with any shape
    • Create Fill Array from Clipart design
    • Create Outline Array from Clipart design
    • Change Array fill or outline by using a different shape as fill
    • Create a Fill or Outline Array as clone object. Adjust the original shape and the changes are automatically applied at the objects inside the Fill Array

    Array Adjustments

    • Ability to choose between various fills, like Rectangle, Circular, Contour and Single line
    • Add offset to Array fill/outline
    Array fill
    • Adjust horizontal and Vertical spacing between shapes manually through Node editor or by providing specific values at Object properties toolbar.
    • Rotate array shapes by adjusting the respective handle manually through Node editor or by providing specific values at Object properties toolbar.
    • Separate array fill object to its sub objects
    • Ability to edit the Array fill container through node editor (Edit outline option)
    • Slant array shapes and create beautiful patterns by adjusting the respective handle manually through Node editor or by providing specific values at Object properties toolbar. The slant value changes the position of the successive array lines
    • Ability to Keep the array shape inside its container by trimming the parts that overflow


    Text Abbreviation

    • Insert Abbreviation inside your text designs. Create New, Edit existing, Delete existing, reset to default options are available.
    • In general you can use combinations of special characters and numbers that will be replaced with a specific symbol you have assigned in the Abbreviation's editor
    • In order to use the abbreviations you have to have the Smart text checkbox checked
    Text Abbreviation


    Monochrome photo-stitch

    Monochrome photo-stitch

    You have the ability to either create CMYK (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black) photo-stitch designs or Monochrome in any color you prefer.



    Circular array Contour ability with or without Equal steps

    When you apply a circular array on a specific object the "Contour steps" and the "Equal steps" options appear on the "Tool options" toolbar. With the "Contour steps" you can specify the contour steps of the circular array you are creating by echoing the shapes of the array and with the "Equal steps" enabled you can multiply the objects of the contoured circles so to appear that they are increasing gradually.

    Circular array Contour ability with or without Equal steps


    Rotation in rectangular array

    Rotation in rectangular array

    Ability to rotate the Rectangular arrays you are creating easily by dragging the respective control handle while you are creating it. This allows you to position the array in the right angle and produce the design you prefer.



    New Quilt styles

    You can use any of the new Quilt styles and create beautiful designs for Quilting.

    New Quilt styles


    Magic Wand designing tool

    Magic Wand designing tool

    With the Magic Wand tool you can create shapes that consists of the intersection of two or more other shapes.



    Sequence manager – show objects

    • Ability to edit the guideline's position with precise values
    • Ability to specify the Y and X axis for Horizontal and Vertical guidelines respectively
    • Ability to specify the Angle for diagonal guidelines
    • Ability to Lock and hide guidelines
    Sequence manager – show objects


    Magic Wand designing tool

    Magic Wand designing tool

    Every time you hover over a specific object of the sequence manager, the respective object is focused on the screen by moving the view port of the software over the object.



    Implement inertia / kinetic scrolling

    Interactive smooth scrolling (Zoom in – Zoom out) to the design that gives a more flowing feeling to the working space. No image

    Selection options were added in the right click menu

    Selection of objects became easier by adding the most used selection option in the right click menu.

    Import .PLT vector files

    We can import .PLT vector files and convert them to embroidery

    Export to VP3 file format

    Ability to export the designs to VP3 file Format

    We now support Open Type Fonts (.otf)

    We expanded the range of the supported Font types and now we also support Open Type Fonts (.otf)

    File formats


    • Support for .AI format up to CS5
    • Support for .EPS format up to CS5 without text objects(if the text objects are converted to curves we open them fine)

    Improved Macro selection dialog

    Inside the Macro dialog you can now view the limits of the selected Macro. This is very helpful for making the correct selection.

    Palette order

    Ability to edit the palette order and which palettes will be shown through the respective dialog of "Tools>Options" window