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Save Janome #5 Hoop Design

1 - Run Embird and click "Editor" menu to switch to Editor window.

2 - Open the design, which you want to save for Janome #5 Hoop. To open a design, click "File" menu and choose "Open" command. Please note, that you probably will have to split this design into several parts.

3 - Click the "Hoop Size" button, or select the "Options -> Hoop Size" menu (Picture No. 1).

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Embird Tutorial - Save Janome #5 Hoop Design

4 - Choose "Janome #5 - Vertical" or "Janome #5 - Horizontal" option (Picture No. 2). Typical position is vertical, with eleven overlapping sections. The horizontal position works the same way as the vertical does, but the parts are automatically rotated by -90 degrees when loading/saving from/to hard disk.

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Embird Tutorial - Save Janome #5 Hoop Design

5 - You can see now, that the design exceeds the size of some of eleven overlapping sections (red, green, blue, yellow, ...), which create the Janome #5 Hoop (Picture No. 3). Therefore the design must be split into several parts. Use "Freehand Select Mode" button to select the stitches you want to cut out (separate). More information regarding splitting is available in Interactive Freehand Splitting tutorial.

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Embird Tutorial - Save Janome #5 Hoop Design

6 - Use "Freehand Select Mode" to select stitches you want to cut out (separate). Once you have selected the area you want to separate, it will be displayed in red color (Picture No. 4). Click "Split" button to split design (to separate the red selection).

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Embird Tutorial - Save Janome #5 Hoop Design

7 - You can see design parts (1 and 2) in the "Object Order Bar" at the right side of the screen (Picture No. 5). Each part now lies completely in one of the eleven hoop sections - the part no. 1 fits the top hoop section, and the part no. 2 fits the bottom (green) hoop section of Janome #5 Hoop.

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Embird Tutorial - Save Janome #5 Hoop Design

8 - Use "File -> Save As" command to save the whole design to a file on your disk. In the "Choose Format" dialog box choose the Janome .SEW format. In the second dialog box that appears on the screen you can choose the file name of the design being saved. Each part will be stored in a separate file, and Embird will automatically add the extension from "_1" to "_11" to the name you specify. This extension indicates the position in Janome #5 Hoop. Position no. 1 is the top hoop, position no. 11 is the bottom hoop.

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