For those of you experienced at downloading embroidery designs from the web.
I downloaded a design. The design is a dog - realistic dog not a cartoon dog. It is a Kuvasz (large white long haired dog).
When I uploaded it to my machine (Brother), it converted the colors to weird colors. The shadow under the dog was supposed to be grey and it called for black. The dog itself is supposed to be white and it called for blue. The tongue was OK. The eyes, nose and lip line should have been black and it called for lime green! The shadows on the dog should have been either beige or grey and it called for Vermillion.
Why? How? Did the colors get converted? Was the design at fault or my machine? Was there anything I could have done to avoid the problem?
Fortunately I ran a test of the design first because some of the smaller areas (tongue, nose, eyes, lip line) were difficult to determine what they were. On other designs it might be impossible.
Do those of you who download designs regularly ALWAYS run a test first or do you jump right in and embroider the item you want?
Oh ... I downloaded from http://www.embroiderydesigns.com