Purchasing Machine Embroidery Designs
Thank you for your interest in our machine embroidery designs.
Here is some information you need to know before ordering.
Embroidery Design Format
Please order the format used or recommended by your embroidery machine. Our designs are offered in the following formats: Brother (*.PES), Janome (*.JEF), Husqvarna/Viking (*.HUS), Melco (*.EXP), Singer (*.XXX) and Tajima (*.DST). Many are also available in Pfaff (*.PCS) format.
Delivery of Embroidery Design Files
After payment is verified you will be directed to your download page where you will be able to instantly download your designs to your computer and/or have them emailed to you.
Design files are delivered as compressed (.zip) folders. The folders will contain the embroidery design file and its thread chart.
You will need to unzip or extract the files before use. Click here for more unzipping information.
Many thread charts are in pdf files. You will need Adobe Reader, a free program, to open and read them.
The majority of our designs are digitized specifying Robison-Anton Super Strength™ Rayon 40WT embroidery thread. If you use another brand of thread, please see the embroidery thread conversion charts.
When you receive your designs please save a backup copy.
Returns & Refunds of Embroidery Design Files
Machine embroidery design files (software) are non-returnable. There is no refund or exchange for embroidery design files.
Copyright & Use of Designs
When you purchase our embroidery designs you acquire the right to sew the designs out for personal use. You also have the right to embroidery a design on 50 units for profit or charity. To produce more than 50 units using any design a commercial license is required. Click here to learn more about our Copyright & Commercial Licensing Information.
Under no circumstances is the original or altered design file to be sold, traded or shared in any form. Buying, selling, trading, sharing or transferring copies of our design files is a violation of copyright law.
Windstar Embroidery Designs (WindstarEmbroidery.com) retains the copyright to the original design files. This policy also applies to free designs.
Please do not resize the designs. Our designs are manually digitized for optimal results. Resizing will likely produce a poor embroidery due to changes in density, fills, etc.
We make every effort to insure a quality design, therefore Windstar Embroidery Designs (WindstarEmbroidery.com) will not be held liable for any damages or losses incurred as a result of using these designs. Many variables affect how a design stitches out. Always test your design on a comparable fabric before embroidering the final piece.