Although EQStitch was designed for the beginner level using auto digitizing, it can indeed create some pretty amazing works of art with just the simplest tools. 1.  Launch your EQStitch program 2.  Click on the ‘stitch worktable’ icon at the top of the screen 3.  Click on STITCHING>New Design>Embroidery    4.  On the toolbar at the left side of the screen, click on the little black arrow at the bottom. In the pop up menu box, click on the words ‘add/remove buttons’ Place a check mark in front of all the tools by clicking on them.          Click anywhere on a white space of the screen to close the box  5.  Click on the ‘drawing board options’ box on the object properties bar at the top of the screen. In the drawing board options box under the ‘stitch’ heading, set the embroidery edge stitches to ‘no stitch’