Special Techniques

Have you ever wondered how digitizers create appliqué? What about embossing? How about the best way to work with puffy foam? Creative DRAWings® makes it easy. And with the specialty technique lessons below you can learn all about these methods.



Any logo can easily be scanned in and turned into an embroidered work of art.

Logo Artwork

Any logo can easily be scanned in and turned into an embroidered work of art. You supply the logo, we supply the directions. The project includes full instructions from start to finish, including the logo at the right used in the lesson plan. The logo must be downloaded separately.

Click here to download the Logo Lesson PDF file.
Download the Logo image file.



Be Mine Heart Appliqué

Create a Basic Applique

Be Mine Heart Appliqué. Learn how to create a basic appliqué design in Creative DRAWings®, how to use alignment tools with text, and get an introduction to Wings’ Modular to color sort.

Click here to downloadthe Create a Basic Appliqué Design PDF file. Click here to download the How to Appliqué PDF file.
Click here to view the heart/valentine image.


Create MYLAR embroidery designs


Create MYLAR embroidery designs

This video was made by one of our software users "Sandra Bonathan". It shows how to create a MYLAR embroidery design with Creative DRAWings. MYLAR is a version of plastic iridescent wrapping paper that it is used like a piece of appliqué, except that it needs to have a grid or honeycomb or some such sewn over it.


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Creating Decals by sewing on to a plastic freezer bag


Creating Decals by sewing on to a plastic freezer bag

In the following guide I will present how to create a decal, simply by sewing on to a plastic freezer bag.


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Using puffy foam when embroidering can give your designs a new dimension.

Working with Puffy Foam

Using puffy foam when embroidering can give your designs a new dimension. In this quick and easy lesson we will learn how to create a design that will work well with puffy foam.

Click here to download the Puffy Foam PDF file.



This technique is perfect for stitching on fleece or towels.

Embossed Embroidery

Create and stitch flawless embossed embroidery. This technique is perfect for stitching on fleece or towels. Monogram hand towels to give as a personalized gift for that new bride or for any occasion!

Click here to download the Embossed Embroidery PDF file.



Personalized cards are always more fun than store bought ones

Creating Cards

Personalized cards are always more fun than store bought ones. In this lesson we will learn how to make a Happy Birthday card. We will also work with shapes, text, and learn how to install a font.

Click here to download the Birthday Card PDF file.
Download the Balloon image.



Specifically, we'll learn more about removing overlaps and why it is necessary.

Removing Overlaps

Using a cupcake drawing, we continue to familiarize ourselves with basic tools in Creative DRAWings®. Specifically, we'll learn more about removing overlaps and why it is necessary.

Click here to download the Removing Overlaps PDF file.
Download the Cupcake image.