why do some embroidery patterns truncate or cut off part of the pattern?

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I just embroidered a shirt with a muskie fish and the tail fin was partially cut
off. I ruined a Christmas shirt because of the problem. I downloaded the pattern
onto a thumb drive, I used Dakota Collectibles pattern, and it all looks ok
until it embroiders and goes to the one edge and just stitches over and over in
a straight line. Help!!

Re: why do some embroidery patterns truncate or cut off part of the pattern?
replying to Marilyn, 'mbroider wrote:
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Which machine and what software are you using? This sounds like there's a
mismatch between the size of the hoop you told your software to use and the hoop
that's actually attached to the machine.  My 4D software tells the exact size of
the pattern, so it not only lets you pick the right hoop but also lets you
measure on the piece *exactly* as it will look. Alternatively, if you see that
it won't fit, you can downsize the pattern (to a degree of course). I would
start with making sure the hoop is right.

Re: why do some embroidery patterns truncate or cut off part of the pattern?
replying to 'mbroider, Marilyn wrote:
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I have a brother innovis 1250 machine and I use Dakota Alphasizer software. the
pattern measured 5 x 2.5 inches and I used a 7 x 5 hoop.

Re: why do some embroidery patterns truncate or cut off part of the pattern?
replying to Marilyn, 'mbroider wrote:
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At what point (width / height) does it stop going any further?  I mean, what's
the maximum width and height it did embroider normally? It sounds like there's a
mismatch between the pattern size/orientation and the hoop size. Like you're
trying to position a horizontal (landscape) pattern in a vertical (portrait)
hoop. It should still fit judging by your sizes, but maybe it's worth rotating
it 90 degrees just to try?

I only have a cursory knowledge of the Brother 1250D  machine but it looks as if
it should process the pattern and show the required hoop size in black on the
screen, to the right of the layout part of the display. Do you see your 5x7 hoop
there in black (it's the largest that shows - extra large won't show there). If
your hoop is in gray (dotted) it means the machine can't the layout in that
loop.  

I mean, I know it's basic, just thought it's best to double check the basics.
See if you can confirm the hoop size and perhaps try to rotate the layout (and
the piece of course) 90 degrees to try if it runs that way.

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Re: why do some embroidery patterns truncate or cut off part of the pattern?
On 2012/12/11 01:44 AM, 'mbroider wrote:
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Sorry I can't help, but my rule no. 1 is: NEVER use a new pattern  
without trying it out first.

Joyce in RSA

Re: why do some embroidery patterns truncate or cut off part of the pattern?
Joyce in RSA wrote:
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I learned the hard way (on a RTW shirt of my  
granddaughter's) to always do a test stitch-out on similar  
fabric and stabilizers first.  Always!

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Beverly



Re: why do some embroidery patterns truncate or cut off part of the pattern?
replying to 'mbroider, 'mbroider wrote:
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It turns out there's a way to post images here along with the message, so check
it out:
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this is what I meant. The top left corner (1) shows two hoop sizes in black,
which means they are OK and the rightmost, the smallest, is greyed out, which
means the layout won't fit.
Hope this helps.

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Re: why do some embroidery patterns truncate or cut off part of the pattern?
On Monday, December 10, 2012 12:44:01 PM UTC-5, Marilyn wrote:
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   I'd like to suggest a possible salvage: maybe you could save the project by
hand-embroidering the tail on.
    Cea

Re: why do some embroidery patterns truncate or cut off part of the pattern?
replying to sewingbythecea , Marilyn wrote:
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The pattern is 10,276 stitches and I don't think I could possibly duplicate the
intricacies of it! Nice idea though!

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I think that I used the correct hoop and the correct orientation, but I may have
moved the center too far. The machine normally beeps at me when I can't go any
We've slightly trimmed the long signature. Click to see the full one.

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