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Subject: Thanks for sharing! It makes sense that your digitizing goes quickly with repeated designs, but I'm still amazed by how fast you are. Even with repeated elements most designs take me at least 8 hours, and often closer to 15! Complex designs can take me up to four days. Thankfully not very many dresses are that complicated.

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Date Posted: Friday, February 14, 09:23:40pm
In reply to: a few hours is enough for a dress. 's message, "I usually do 150,000 - 200,000 stitches, sometimes more on a pair of sleeves, or on a bodice. I often do a lot of knotwork with overs and unders, but digitise single lines first, then digitise wide satin stitch (or applique) for the actual knotwork, and delete the original placement lines. Once I've done a little bit of the design, I can usually duplicate it up and just adjust the ends of each section for the right look, saving heaps of time, so" on Thursday, February 13, 02:15:14pm

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