Notes About Split Designs
As you browse through the large (and growing) collection of designs,
you'll notice that some designs are marked as "split." These designs are
generally variations of other larger designs, and split so that folks
with smaller hoops can stitch them.
Examples are below.
This design is a "split" neckline. The black line down the middle of the
image shows you where the design is split. This particular design is
split because shirt necklines require large designs, sometimes larger
than what embroidery machines can stitch.
This is a clock design,
split into a left half and a right half. Some clocks are
split because clocks tend to be quite large. In order to
fill the space, a design for a clock needs to be large,
This design is a split
border. Many borders are split into two pieces, so that
folks with smaller 100 x 100 mm hoops, can stitch larger
borders in multiple hoopings.
When you see a split design,
and review the size that is listed, you may wonder if
the size refers to the finished size, or the design
size. The size refers to the design size. We list
the size of the largest piece to help you determine if the
design will fit your machine's stitching area.
When you download a "split" design, you'll find the
sections labeled as "left" or "right, or "a" or "b." You
will need to rehoop the fabric when working with split
designs. Special instructions are usually provided in
your order history.
Questions about split designs? Email