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How to mimic needlework embroidery in Photoshop?

There is no single filter in Photoshop for this, unless there is a third party plugin avialable. Anyway, it's easy enough using a couple of steps. Resize a normal photographic image, to make it ...
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How to mimic needlework embroidery in Photoshop?

I propose mimicking cross-stich embroidery in Photoshop by adding some patterns and applying some filtering. First I've used Mosaic filter to clean your example and revert it to pixel art. It has ...
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How to convert file to machine embroidery format?

Unfortunately, your assumption that there is no software to automatically perform this conversion is pretty accurate. There are online conversion tools that can do the conversion for you, but in my (...
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How can I digitize my vector to a DST for embroidery (for free)?

Converting an image file to DST or any other machine embroidery format isn’t same as like converting JPEG to PNG or any other. Also, wilcom truesizer software converts one embroidery file to another ...
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How can I digitize my vector to a DST for embroidery (for free)?

Have you tried the TrueSizer Desktop Free edition. https://www.wilcom.com Per their website it can open and convert files to embroidery format for free.
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Does anyone know this embroidery font?

It looks like its Skin Deep BB by Blambot. There is also a swashes version, Skin Deep Swashes BB, which may be what you need for the "L". It's not free, sorry. I found the font available for ...
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Picking the correct colours from a scanned embroidered patch

Another method which seems to give a fairly accurate result: Get rid of everything but the color areas in Photoshop by filling with white... You should be left with something like this: Then open it ...
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Picking the correct colours from a scanned embroidered patch

The scanner is picking up the shadows and highlights caused by the stitching. I would use the eye dropper on a zoomed in section: Choose the darkest red caused from stitch's shadow: bf211e Choose ...
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How can I digitize my vector to a DST for embroidery (for free)?

This is an oldie question, and I probably can't answer the specific question. This file not only describes "which colors to stitch where". What it describes is how the needle must stitch, from where ...
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