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    How Do I Create a Design Suitable for Zazzle Embroidery?

    Here is a general list of things to consider.

    Do use:

    • Zazzle Embroidery fonts
    • Line art
    • Lines 4 points or wider
    • Crisp outlines (thick outlines are better than thin outlines)
    • Colors from the Embroidery Thread Palette
    • Solid colors
    • Minimal background, cropped to your design
    • Smooth edges
    • 150ppi or greater

    Do not use:

    • Complex fills (ex: pattern fills)
    • Fine details
    • Transparency
    • Photography or photorealistic images
    • Areas of color smaller than .25" by .25" or multiple colors in small areas
    • Lines narrower than 2 points
    • Gradients

    For more specifics on designing for Zazzle Embroidery, and to review the Zazzle Embroidery Thread Palette, see the Zazzle Embroidery Design Guide.