Machine Embroidery Design FormatsAll designs come as a zip archive file that when unzipped or extracted contain the following embroidery file formats:
DST, EXP, HUS, JEF, PES, SHV, VIP, VP3 and XXX.
There will also be an "Instructions" folder that contains a PDF file that has step by step instructions with many photos to help with your embroidery design.
This attractive hotpad is an in the hoop project for 6×10 and larger hoops and coordinates with our dogwood placemat set which is sold separately. Borders are attached during the embroidery process in the stitch and flip method. The center is stipple quilted and only a small opening on the bottom of the hotpad needs to be closed by hand stitching or can be fused shut. A small amount of machine sewing is required as well. Thorough instructions in pdf format will guide you through the process of making this beautiful hotpad. A color chart in jpg format is also part of your download.