Embroidermodder 2 for Windows, Mac, Linux, Pi and Arduino

A project in Springfield, IL by Jonathan Greig

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Create your own custom embroidered apparel with this easy to use, cross-platform embroidery software.
Backers: 188
Average Pledge Per Backer: $74

Funded: $13,827 of $55,000
Dates: Mar 17th -> Apr 21st (35 days)
Project By: Jonathan Greig
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Latest News

Porting Potholes and Quilting Simulation

April 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Trusty TahrUbuntu released their latest operating system yesterday and it is a LTS (Long term support) release, so it will likely remain on my laptop for long term testing for Embroidermodder 2. I was able to build all of our apps smoothly and the... (Read More)

Crowdfunding for Embroidermodder 2 open source embroidery

April 12th - via: opensource.com
There is exactly one Windows machine left in my house. I feel like I barely even know how to use it anymore, with the exception of its dedicated purpose: it runs my embroidery machine. And you only think whatever the latest video game you tried to crack was proprietary, locked-up madness. It takes two USB dongles in the computer that runs the embroidery machine—one for the software that drives the machine and one for the design software. You know that means it costs a small fortune. Thus, I've regularly looked for the latter (I'm not holding out any hope for the former), but had no luck until Embroidermodder 2 launched its Kickstarter campaign. (Read More)

Bigger Backer Pack and Slashdot

April 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Bigger Backer PackWhile there will be many more designs coming, TouchDezines.com has submitted more designs for the backer pack reward tier! Check out the renderings in Embroidermodder 2: SlashdotMatt, who is one of our awesome backers, has posted... (Read More)

Attention Backers!

April 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Let's do the math...We are trending towards approximately a third of our goal. If you are already a backer, it is in your best interest to help this fundraiser succeed. KickTraq provides statistics but we are the ones that determine how successful... (Read More)

Inkscape Extension

April 4th - via: kickstarter.com
EmbroiderscapeThe power of Embroidermodder 2 and libEmbroidery is that it can be used in many different ways. Many people are already familiar with Inkscape, a vector graphics program. Inkscape allows plugins/extensions, which is similar to how... (Read More)

Designs & Merch

April 4th - via: kickstarter.com
More Backer Pack DesignsWe have been in contact with touchdezines.com and they have been extremely helpful with suggestions and other techniques that may make their way into Embroidermodder 2. They will be providing several of the designs in the... (Read More)

Workshop in Berlin, Germany

March 30th - via: kickstarter.com
Date: Friday, April 4, 2014 Time: 3-6pm CET Where: Electronic + Textile Institute Berlin Attending is free, but please RSVP using the link below to let them know you are coming.... (Read More)

Cosplay Costumes and Conversation

March 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Just Marvelous A sample shamrock design made with Embroidermodder 2 Many people participate in "Cosplay", which is short for "Costume Play". Think of it like theatrical play costumes or Halloween costumes. These people create and wear costumes to... (Read More)

Kickstarter Highlight – Embroidermodder 2

March 26th - via: geekoutsw.com
Help Embroidermodder 2 out on Kickstarter! So, the team who came up with Embroidermodder 2 approached me, explaining their product and I thought "What a great idea!" but what is Embroidermodder 2? (Read More)

Wear your Embroidermodder Backer Avatar! Let others know you support this project!

March 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Backer Avatar You can right click on the image above and select "Save Image As..." to save it to your computer. Then go to Kickstarter and click on your current avatar in the top right corner of any page. Then click on "Settings" and you will find a... (Read More)

Smoothie Embroidery

March 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Smoothie Embroidery Smoothieboard 5xC I have been in contact with the creators of the Smoothieboard. The creators and community have been very helpful and knowledgable. Mark, one of the Smoothie creators, has ordered an embroidery machine and will be... (Read More)

EmbroiderModder 2 kickstarter launch

March 21st - via: blog.ninapaley.com
Some of EmbroiderModder 2′s kickstarter rewards include designs and stitched pieces by me. (Read More)

Sample Cap & Mac OS X Notes

March 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Hat TrickI had a sample cap made today at a local embroidery shop(Best Embroidery), but they happened to be currently out of black caps, but had maroon ones. Aside from a slight hooping mishap, the sample cap design looks really nice. If anyone... (Read More)

New design and progress

March 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Raise up!Those who have already backed our project, know that we are shaking things up. So the first design I would like to make available to backers is the raised fist to symbolize your commitment to making this a reality. Without further adieu,... (Read More)

Embroidermodder 2 on Kickstarter

March 18th - via: matthorne.info
It’s been a long time coming, but the Embroidermodder 2 kickstarter is now live! Head on over to kickstarter and back this awesome project. (Read More)

Open Source Machine Embroidery + An NXT LEGO embroidery machine

March 17th - via: mrxstitch.com
Software developers Jonathan Greig and Josh Varga just launched a Kickstarter for Embroidermodder 2, a cross-platform program to create and edit embroidery designs. What makes this different from other machine embroidery programs on the market is that Embroidermodder is open source. For some users, this may not mean much — you’d use it for day-to-day tasks much like any other program (and part of the goal is to create a cost-effective option for this). But for those of a programming persuasion, open source software would allow anyone with the skills to tweak and dabble with the software, creating new features like a mad embroidery scientist. (Read More)

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