In just minutes you can create a custom applique monogram using a Hatch font and add a mesh background fill to knock down fabric nap. See how!
Before you can digitize a design, you need to know how it will sew. Watching a similar type of design can get you started. Interested in a full digitizing lesson on this? Let me know in the comments on YouTube. Get the Design Download the Elephant Feltie here.
A full start-to-end tutorial in Hatch Embroidery (Digitizer level) to recreate a simple Irish logo design for St. Patrick’s Day using TrueType fonts, an ornament extracted from the Monogramming tools, plus digitizing the simple hat from scratch. Learn how to create borders and outlines on letters, how to use the Break Apart tool, how to […]
If your desired font is missing those special accented characters, here’s how to add your own while still maintaining the integrity of a single text object. No need to use Break Apart or create a separate text object. WARNING! This tutorial assumes you already know how to use basic keyboard lettering. The focus is on […]
Interwoven embroidery designs like Celtic knots require careful digitizing to maintain their over-under appearance. Learn how in this video! Where to Get This Font Celtic Monogram ESA Font Celtic Monogram BX Font
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 […]
Did you miss the 2018 Virtual Sewing Expo? No problem! I’ve reposted my sessions here. This is part 2 of a 2 part class. Use this coupon to save $10 on my book: EmbRec2018 The Embroidery Recipe: How Your Ingredients Affect Your Results