This tutorial is for the Singer Futura 250.
This is quite difficult. Before you begin, look at your life. Look at the choices which have brought you to this point. Look at the money in your wallet, and consider buying a real Scrabble board. Think about how easy this would be if you could use a bigger embroidery hoop on your machine. Consider just doing this with a ruler and a fabric pen.
Now that that's out of the way, let's get to Materials.
Step 1: Materials
-fabric the size of your scrabble board
-a CNC embroidery machine
-thread in light blue, dark blue, pink, and red. If you want to be fancy, I guess you could add black and white.
-a vector image of a Scrabble board
-a LOT of patience
Step 2: Learn From My Mistakes
Things I Did That I Shouldn't Have
See the pictures.
Things I Should Have Done, but Didn't
- Draw some reference lines on the fabric. Break out a pencil, give yourself something to line the hoop up with.
- Tighten the screws on the sewing machine.
- Pre-wind bobbins in all of the right colors.
- Have plenty of thread in every color you need.
Step 3: Quarter Your Image
They will not be exact quarters; the board is 15x15, and you'll want to make your center tiles in the same pass.
Actually, you might want to make it exact quarters. That's a decision you'll have to make on your own; maybe it will line up better that way.
Import into Autopunch.
Step 4: Line Up Your Fabric in the Hoop.
When you are lining up for the second quarter, measure the margins of your machine. This is very important!
Step 5: , Size, and Sew!
Step 6: Enjoy Your Success/Failure!
SHIFT! made the tiny letter holders.
Play or attempt to play Tiny Scrabble-Like Game! (The rules should be slightly dissimilar to those of the copyrighted version.)