DIME is committed to continuing education for all Inspiration Software owners and will offer 24 webinars annually.

Each webinar is platform specific and targets software features that will inspire your creative passion for machine embroidery and quilting. Webinars are free for all to attend. 

Please register early. Only 1000 seats are available for each session. 

Past webinars are viewable at the bottom of this page. 

DIME Inspiration Software Webinars

Date: Tuesday, September 29, 2015, 7-8pm CST
Presenter: Katherine Artines, Inspiration Consultant
Inspiration Software Platform: Word Art in Stitches
Inspiration Topic: The Shapes of Things to Come
 

Come get in shape–your embroidery, that is! See how to work with Bubble Art, an innovative feature in the new Word Art in Stitches, that lets you contour your words within a chosen shape. With over 300 built-in shapes under numerous categories, the possibilities for personalized gift giving are truly endless. Learn and play in equal amounts with Bubble Art.

Date: Tuesday, October 6, 2015, 7-8pm CST
Presenter: Katherine Artines, Inspiration Consultant
Inspiration Software Platform: Perfect Embroidery Pro
Inspiration Topic: In-the-Hoop Holidays

In-the-Hoop projects become quite easy once you understand layering. Join Katherine in creating some easy ITH gifts as she teaches you to think backwards! Learn and play in equal amounts to create designs for the hoop.

Date: Tuesday, October 20, 2015, 7-8pm CST
Presenter: Tamara Evans, Inspiration Consultant
Inspiration Software Platform: My Quilt Embellisher / My Block Piecer
Inspiration Topic: Quickly Quilted Gifts

Create quilts in a few hours! Combine quilting in the hoop with foolproof assembly methods for sure fire results. Use productive applique and piecing methods to quickly create quilt blocks in the hoop. Learn simple methods of assembling the blocks into the perfect quilted gift.

Date: Tuesday, November 10, 2015, 7-8pm CST
Presenter: Katherine Artines, Inspiration Consultant
Inspiration Software Platform: Perfect Embroidery Pro
Inspiration Topic: Raise the Bar for Buttonholes

Boring buttonholes—nevermore! Of course these embroidered buttonholes are still useful to fasten and secure fabrics, but now they can be a beautiful embellishment to your projects. Learn and play in equal amounts to create embroidered buttonholes with flair.

Date: Tuesday, November 24, 2015, 7-8pm CST

Presenter: Tamara Evans, Inspiration Consultant
Inspiration Software Platform: My Quilt Planner
Inspiration Topic: Planning for Success

Inspiration Webinars | Dime Pure Inspiration

An introduction to DIME’s newest software for quilters! No matter your largest hoop size, you can design and decorate a quilt – your way – with your embroidery machine!

Date: Tuesday, December 8, 2015, 7-8pm CST
Presenter: Katherine Artines, Inspiration Consultant
Inspiration Software Platform: Perfect Embroidery Pro
Inspiration Topic: Gift Giving Ideas

There is still time to create and personalize a few last minute gifts…. and to wrap them with love and embroidery. Stitch for others or for yourself! Learn and play in equal amounts as you whip up these timely presents.

Date: Tuesday, December 15, 2015, 7-8pm CST
Presenter: Tamara Evans, Inspiration Consultant
Inspiration Software Platform: My Quilt Embellisher
Inspiration Topic: Text, Borders & Flourishes! Oh, my!

Tips for making creative and informative quilt labels. But, labels are not the only place for text on a quilt. Make a personal statement by integrating text and fabric with a bit of decoration. In this webinar, Tamara shares ideas and inspirations for composing expressive quilt blocks.

Date: Tuesday, January 12, 2016, 7-8pm CST
Presenter: Katherine Artines, Inspiration Consultant
Inspiration Software Platform: Perfect Embroidery Pro
Inspiration Topic: Texture Tactics

Inspiration Webinars | Dime Pure Inspiration

As sewists and embroiderers, we are visual and tactile people! See how to add texture to your embroidery, not only through the use of the different complex fill patterns, such as emboss and motif, but also with techniques used by fiber artists. Learn and play in equal amounts to add texture to your embroidery.

Date: Tuesday, January 26, 2016, 7-8pm CST

Presenter: Tamara Evans, Inspiration Consultant
Inspiration Software Platform: My Block Piecer / My Quilt Embellisher / My Quilt Planner
Inspiration Topic: Combine and Conquer

In this webinar, Tamara explores and explains the extraordinary abilities of the Combine tool. Learn how this powerful tool can be the magical cure to fix what ails your quilting; including, run stitch designs, artwork, quilting fills and more.

Date: Tuesday, February 9, 2016, 7-8pm CST
Presenter: Katherine Artines, Inspiration Consultant
Inspiration Software Platform: Perfect Embroidery Pro
Inspiration Topic: Better Shape Up!

The Shape tool is one of the most useful tools in your Perfect Embroidery Pro stash. It can be used to refine a filled object or customize a shape. See how to use it constructively and creatively. Learn and play in equal amounts with your Shape tool.

Date: Tuesday, February 23, 2016, 7-8pm CST

Presenter: Tamara Evans, Inspiration Consultant
Inspiration Software Platform: My Quilt Embellisher / My Block Piecer / My Quilt Planner
Inspiration Topic: Get your Library Card….

Learn all you need to know about the various libraries, collections and catalogs including designs, blocks and fabrics. Tamara explains how to best use, add to and organize your virtual stashes! Guaranteed more fun than spring cleaning!

Date: Tuesday, March 8, 2016, 7-8pm CST
Presenter: Katherine Artines, Inspiration Consultant
Inspiration Software Platform: Perfect Embroidery Pro
Inspiration Topic: MODify to Make it Modern

Take existing designs through Perfect Embroidery Pro, tweaking them here and there to make them more current and on trend. See how to use those powerful editing tools available to you. Learn and play in equal amounts with your existing designs.

Date: Tuesday, March 22, 2016, 7-8pm CST
Presenter: Tamara Evans, Inspiration Consultant
Inspiration Software Platform: My Quilt Embellisher / My Block Piecer/My Quilt Planner
Inspiration Topic: The ABC’s of Artwork and Backdrops

What is the difference, where do they come from and how to use them.

Date: Tuesday, April 12, 2016, 7-8pm CST
Presenter: Katherine Artines, Inspiration Consultant
Inspiration Software Platform: Perfect Embroidery Pro
Inspiration Topic: Go Logo Loco

Take a simple logo through the steps to create a worthy stitch design. First, analyze the original artwork and then choose the correct tools for the job. Learn and play in equal amounts to digitize a basic logo.

Date: Tuesday, May 10, 2016, 7-8pm CST
Presenter: Katherine Artines, Inspiration Consultant
Inspiration Software Platform: Perfect Embroidery Pro
Inspiration Topic: Monogram Mania

Did you know that giving monogrammed gifts is the #1 use of the home embroidery machine? Work with the Monogram tool, Décor, and built-in templates to create distinctive monograms you’ll be proud to display or give. Learn and play in equal amounts with monogramming options.

Date: Tuesday, June 14, 2016, 7-8pm CST
Presenter: Katherine Artines, Inspiration Consultant
Inspiration Software Platform: Perfect Embroidery Pro
Inspiration Topic: Manual Labor

Regardless of the superior tools we are given to digitize artwork, sometimes a bit more control is warranted. See how and when to use the Manual Stitches tool and corresponding Environment settings. Learn and play in equal amounts with manual digitizing.

Date: Tuesday, June 28, 2016, 7-8pm CST
Presenter: Tamara Evans, Inspiration Consultant
Inspiration Software Platform: My Block Piecer, My Quilt Embellisher, My Quilt Planner
Inspiration Topic: Have all three platforms?

Tamara loves Tips and Tricks!!!! Tamara will share some of the most popular ones that we have learned in the past or stumbled on during classes! We have a place to post on the forum where you can add in yours and we will feature the lucky ones on this webinar…so bring yours…tell us your name (or knickname) and we will feature your Tips or Tricks!

Link to register will be available soon.

Date: Tuesday, July 12, 2016, 7-8pm CST
Presenter: Katherine Artines, Inspiration Consultant
Inspiration Software Platform: Perfect Embroidery Pro
Inspiration Topic: Lazy Days of Summer Shortcuts

Make sure you are working with the software efficiently. There are many shortcuts available to you as you move through your creation process. From simple keystrokes to design layout, see how much easier your digitizing life can be. Learn and play in equal amounts to create smarter.

Date: Tuesday, July 26, 2016, 7-8pm CST
Presenter: Tamara Evans, Inspiration Consultant
Inspiration Software Platform: My Block Piecer
Inspiration Topic: Thinking Outside the Hoop

Don't let hoop size or block complexity box you in. Explore methods to overcome limitations. Bring us your hoop dimensions and see how easy it is to include! We can show you how to add in hoops and why you might want special hoops added.

Link to register will be available soon.

Date: Tuesday, August 9, 2016, 7-8pm CST
Presenter: Katherine Artines, Inspiration Consultant
Inspiration Software Platform: Perfect Embroidery Pro
Inspiration Topic: What I Did on My Summer Vacation!

Whether you want to share projects, pictures of the kids, or Japanese as your new language, see imaginative ways to use embroidery to capture those memories. Create collages using the tools Perfect Embroidery Pro offers to ensure proper placement. Learn and play in equal amounts to share your craft.

Link to register will be available soon.

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