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BuzzWord Written Tutorials

The following written tutorials are available for BuzzWord. Just click on the graphic or the link to be taken to the complete article. The newest articles are added to the top of the list. Enjoy!

Cloning Word-Art

The stores are filled with cute and inspirational framed Word-Art these days. While I love the cute quotes, I prefer the look of embroidered artwork. Embroidery makes the framed art look more expensive and I can customize my design by adding elements such as other embroidery designs which further enhance the end result. Read Complete Article...


How to Add Custom Fonts

BuzzWord 2 has the ability to use Quick Design fonts without mapping them. However, if you are using the old version of BuzzWord (or you just want your design font set up as a permanent Custom Font), you'll need to tell BuzzWord where to find them and which designs correspond with which key strokes. Read Complete Article...


Custom Font Quick Baseline Check

So you've mapped a custom font in BuzzWord but before you go, it's a good idea to check the baseline one last time. Read Complete Article...


Moving your Custom Fonts to a New Computer

QUESTION FROM USER: "I have mapped over 150 fonts in BuzzWord and am getting a new computer. Am I going to have to do each of those all over again??!!" Find out how to move your Custom Fonts definitions without remapping them. Read Complete Article...


Laying Out Designs

Although BuzzWord is primarily a lettering program, an often overlooked feature of the software is its ability to combine designs and color sort. No lettering is required! Read Complete Article...


BuzzWord v1: Creating Multiple Lines of Text

Beautiful and creative embroidery projects often include sayings with multiple lines of text. Although BuzzWord version 1 only creates one line of text at a time, it's still super easy to create these types of embroideries. In fact, this design took just a few minutes to create. Let's see how this is done! Read Complete Article...


Perfect Long Text Alignment

Sometimes embroidery projects have long lines of text such as those in the Graduation Picture Frame project shown below. If you have ever tried this yourself, you would quickly bump into the BuzzWord 30 character line limit. While it is pretty simple to enter your text as two text fields, this quick little trick will make sure that your lettering is lined up perfectly every time! Read Complete Article...


Point, Straight Line and Box Text

BuzzWord has four toolbar command buttons which can be used to create text of different styles. Most of these are pretty self explanatory - for example, click on the Create Path Text button and BuzzWord walks you through creating Path text. Instructions appear in the top of the work window so it is easy to remember exactly what you need to do. The same is true for Envelope Text and Ellipse Text. Read Complete Article...


General Tutorials

Here are some general tutorials that might also be useful for you:

How to Save Different PES File Versions

Did you know that the Buzz Tools customizing programs save to different versions of the PES format? If you are asking what does this mean, it is important if you have a PES file that will not open into your PED Basic or other software. Of course the most current native PES software (Palette or PE Design) support the various versions but other programs you use may not. Read Complete Article...