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    Power Poster lynnie's Avatar
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    pe770,help

    And suggestions
    just got it today, any suggestions from owners.
    Any quirks or tricks you've found helpful.
    What software do you use, price and where
    To get it . Thanks

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    Can't wait to see what pops up here! This is the machine I will be purchasing soon!
    Lisa B in NC
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    I have had one for 3yrs & really like it. Have a little trouble getting the hoop on sometimes & pic on screen are sometimes hard to figure out. Embroiderys very well & instruction are pretty odd. I like the USP port & can use Vikant card also. I had white 400 which used the cards but only 4x4. It tells you when bobbin is about to run out, cuts the thread & has needle threader. For the price with USB port I think they are good buy. Mine was a refurbished on at that.

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    I paix abit extra got a 1-1/2", 4" x4", 5" x 7" &5"x10" hoop. 80 spools (large)of thread. Sock and hat hoop, a gross of prewound bobbins two good prs scissors six more spools of thread and a mess of backing. All totalled with tax $1042.00
    the mac alone was $750.

    What software should i get?????

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    I'm thinking of getting this machine, also. I'm not sure what you need software for? Shows how little I know!

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    Lady in store said you anadd name sa Nd zuch and resize better.

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    You shouldn't need software unless you want to split or modify designs. I haven't used mine yet really 500 dollars wasted IMHO if i had to do it over I would have waited on the software
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    Didnt buy software yet.
    I guess she figured i was a professional embroiderer for yrs, i wouldnt behapoy without it.
    She said to wait and come back for it, try the machine first.

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    I paid $300 for software, and don't use it. It's too complicated. I get most of my embroidery designs from EmbLibrary.com or designsbysick.com (I bought a lifetime membership to this site, and can get all designs for free). Embroidery Library has sales all the time, and their designs are beautiful.

    I hope you love your embroidery machine as much as I love my Janome 350!

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    Quote Originally Posted by lynnie View Post
    Didnt buy software yet.
    I guess she figured i was a professional embroiderer for yrs, i wouldnt behapoy without it.
    She said to wait and come back for it, try the machine first.
    Good advice. I've had my PE770 for about a year and just love it. I don't have any software, but I'm not planning to digitize. Learn to use the machine first and find out what you can do without it. BTW, if you are doing any lettering, the "underline" in the alphabets is for spacing. The book doesn't tell you that! Read the manual and then just jump in and embroider something. I store my bought patterns on jump drives. The only thing I don't like about this machine is the "black blob" on the screen that represents your pattern. If I ever up-grade, it will be to something that has a colored picture on the screen. Embroidery Library had gorgeous, well-digitized, reasonably priced patterns.

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