Category Archives: Digitizing

Wilcom Hatch – How to Add Your Own Monogram Border

Hatch version 2 now allows us to create our own shapes using the Create Borders tool If you’re still using Hatch 1, you can still create “shapes,” but in this case they are only accessible as monogram borders. In Hatch 2, shapes are created in the same way and are accessible as either monogram frames […]

Wilcom Hatch: How to Create a Motif

Creating motifs in Wilcom Hatch is easy but there are a few tricks. I’ll share what I’ve learned after my recent motif making binge! UPDATE! After filming this video, I discovered there IS a way to reverse the stitching. Select the object and choose Digitize : Backtrack. This will stitch the motif from the opposite […]

Wilcom Hatch: How to Make an Applique Template

While the current version of Wilcom Hatch doesn’t have an option for automatically creating digital cutter files for your appliques, you can create a template with just a few steps and I’ll show you how! Where to Get the Designs Shown Here The vampire bat and sheep designs are available in EMB format and are […]

Wilcom Hatch: Making Free-Standing Lace from a Monogram Border

earn how to make “instant lace” using built-in monogram borders in Hatch. Also – see what happens when I use a shape that’s too narrow to contain a monogram and what to do about it! Note: These are basic steps that should work in a variety of programs! Update Since this video was released, Hatch […]

Wilcom Hatch: Auto Applique + How Settings Work

Auto applique is a cinch in Hatch. I’ll show you how to make a basic applique and then go over the various options on the settings the Objects Properties so you can customize them for how you do applique. With an EMB file, you can always adjust those settings whenever you change technique!

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