Instructions for setting hoop size
in the profile
All embroidery machines have limits to the
size that they can stitch. Some are limited to 100 x 100 mm; others 5 x
7 inches, or 6 x 10, or 7 x 11.75, etc. When choosing designs, know your
The website has a size warning feature to help you avoid ordering
designs larger than what your machine can stitch. To activate this
feature, add your machine's embroidery area to your profile. Then, if you add an item to
your basket that is larger than the size listed in your profile, a
warning message will show up in your basket.
Begin by clicking the "My Profile" link.
Enter the width and height that your machine
can stitch, and select
inches or millimeters.
If you don't know the size that your machine can
stitch, you may find it in your user's manual. Or, contact the person
that sold you the machine, or the company that makes the machine. You
reference our list here.
Click the button labeled "Save My Profile":
Then, as you add designs to your basket, the
website will compare the sizes to the size listed in your user profile.
If you add a design to your basket that is larger than the size listed
in your user profile, you'll get this warning message:
You can continue and order the design (but
you will need to split it for multi-hooping), or remove the design and
select a smaller size.
This warning system works if you've entered accurate
information in your user profile. If you've entered inaccurate
information, then the website won't give you accurate warning messages.
If you buy a new embroidery machine that
has a different embroidery area, you may change the size in your profile
by following the
If you have questions about the above, let us know! Send an email to