Adding your own custom borders and shapes to your own library is easy! We’ll make a Christmas ornament from included shapes in Hatch v2, use the weld tool, create a new library, and add the shape. If you only have Hatch v1, you can still make a shape but you’ll have to access them from […]
After a recent video on how to turn satin letters into backstitch letters as shown here, a couple of questions were asked: Why didn’t I use the Redwork tool Why didn’t I branch the entire word How to connect the letters to avoid jumps & trims Watch to find out! Also covered; 4 reasons why […]
One of the big advantages of object-based lettering over stitch file letters is that you have more creative options. in this video, we’ll look at turning built-in lettering in Hatch into quilting outlines. In this video: Using Break Apart Deleting travel stitches Applying a different stitch type Using the Branching tool
You can make fancy spirals quickly and easily in Hatch version 2 with this simple technique! In this video: How to draw a spiral using the Digitize Open Shape to create a single Using the Create Outlines & Offsets tool on lines with rounded ends to turn the line into a closed shape Using the […]
Designing an in-the-hoop project doesn’t have to be complex. This one is so easy, even a beginner can do it! The trick is understanding the “engineering” aspect and factoring that into your design. I’ll show you how!
Using the block tool to create beautiful designs is easy when you know a few tips! The block tool is common to most digitizing software and may also be known as the side-to-side tool or the twin pens tool. Using it in other programs is similar.