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Initial Stitch Software

Design Custom Lettering & Monogramming in Minutes with Initial Stitch Software!

Even if you’ve never used embroidery software before, Initial Stitch software is easy to learn and is compatible with most brands of embroidery machines.

  • For 4" x 4" and 5" x 7" hoops
  • Resize and save design files
  • Merge your own designs with the built-in lettering and monograms

25 Lettering Fonts

Built in Fonts


Built in Monogramming Fonts


Built in Frames

Easy to Use Design & Editing

Technical Specs

Availabilty: Initial Stitch software is available through mass retailers in a package that contains a prepaid download code. You will need to purchase this software package (SKU# SAINIT), and then download the software, instruction manual and installation guide from the ‘Download software’ link below onto your computer, to activate your software using the provided download code.

Included in the Initial Stitch retail package: Software activation code and instructions on how to install and activate the software.


File formats (Compatible with most brands of home embroidery machines):

  • Save designs in multiple formats: PES(V4-10), SEW, JEF, HUS, PCS, DST, XXX, EXP, SHV, VIP, VP3, BRF
  • Import designs in multiple formats: PES, PHC, SEW, JEF, HUS, PCS, DST, XXX, EXP, SHV, VIP, VP3, ART
    • Import PHC file formats to utilize Brother machine built-in designs
  • PEN file viewer included to view Brother encrypted designs

Minimum PC Requirements:

  • Computer: PC or compatible computer
  • Operation System: Windows® 7/8.1/10
  • Processor: 1 GHz or higher
  • Memory: 512MB (1GB or more is recommended)
  • Hard disk free space: 300MB
  • Moniitor: XGA (1024x768), 16-bit color or higher
  • Port: 1 available USB Port
  • Internet Access: Required for software download and activation

An internet connection is required to redeem the code and download the software, instruction manual and installation guide onto your computer.

Made in the USA from imported software (Canada)

Test Drive Initial Stitch for FREE!

Visit the Initial Stitch website to signup to try Initial Stitch Embroidery Lettering & Monogramming Software out for FREE!

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