To create appliqué designs you will need to make a sketch, scheme, and patterns beforehand. These may be done by hand which is quite time-consuming if the appliqué is elaborate. Alternatively, you may use special software that makes the process of creation easy, quick, and interesting. Below, we are going to study a few programs for the creation of appliqué designs, which for convenience can be divided into specialized ones for needlework and of general assignment (vector graphics).
The program Buzz2Stitches With Applique will serve perfectly for creation of your appliqué designs. This software was designed to create embroidery patterns for cross stitches and appliqué. It’s very easy to use this program. You import the required image to the program and, as a result, you will get a pattern for creation of appliqué on fabric. You may transfer any uncomplicated graphic image into a scheme for appliqué. The program has a set of functions which allow for importing and editing schemes.
It’s a good program for the creation of appliqué designs. It’s possible to create an appliqué pattern from clipart or a scanned image. There’s a very simple step-by-step structure, which is convenient for a user. You may export the pattern into various graphic formats, those which are personally convenient for you. You may create appliqué patterns, embroidery patterns for cross stitches, and mixed projects: appliqué+embroidery with this program.
The program Playtime Appliqué™ Embroidery is a vast catalogue of elements, from which you may create wonderful compositions of appliqués and embroidery. You may make a scheme of a text or even create a pattern of a three-dimensional appliqué construction. You may edit basic appliqué patterns. This program allows for the exporting of the appliqué’s pattern into formats that are supported by basic sewing machines for embroidery.
The program is created for quilt patterns, and supports the function of creation of the patterns for appliqué designs. There are functions for editing the pattern’s graphic, importing images, and exporting completed patterns. This is a simple program to use.
This is a powerful graphic editor that will allow you to create images of any complexity. You may create a vector image and then divide it into layers. You may import any raster file (a picture or a photo) and transform it into vector clipart that will become the basis of the appliqué pattern on fabric. Adobe Illustrator has plenty of functions for image creation and editing. A vast palette of colors will help you bring any project to life.
Coral Draw Graphics Suite X5 is a very popular graphic editor. It allows for the creation and transformation of an image in vector. There are great opportunities for drawing, color palette, and an abundance of fillings. This graphic editor is perfect for the purpose of the creation of patterns for appliqué designs. You may transfer any raster image into clipart. From there, it’s easy to edit and simplify it, divide it into appliqué details, and print out or convert into other graphic formats.
In the article, we have presented just a few programs that you can use to create individual patterns for appliqué designs with.