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Cross Stitch GEM for Hatch Embroidery

Create one-of-a-kind embroidery designs that look like hand cross-stitch. Create your own designs or import your own artwork. One-click to auto fill or place each cross, just like in handwork! Add it to your Hatch Digitizer as an optional add-on GEM

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Create beautiful Cross Stitch designs with this Hatch add-on GEM.

Import artwork to auto-digitize or digitize your own cross stitch design with a collection of easy-to-use design tools.

When finished, import your cross stitch designs into your Hatch Embroidery and combine with regular embroidery to build a stitching masterpiece.


See Cross Stitch in action!

Instantly convert images to cross stitch designs

Transform your own drawing, buy an existing hand cross-stitch pattern, or create one from scratch. The tools make it so easy to create hand cross stitch-looking embroidery designs.

Create your own designs using simple digitizing tools designed for cross stitch.

Many of the tools are similar to what you use in Hatch. You can digitize your own shapes, fill solid colors, or use the pencil and add stitch by stitch. You are then ready to save the design to stitch out.

Create your own designs using simple digitizing tools designed for cross stitch

Transform your drawing, buy an existing design or create one from scratch. The tools make it so easy to do.

A variety of stitch types only for cross stitch

Choose from 10 cross-stitch types. They look just like you would do by hand. It's so fast and easy!

Use Hatch to convert your cross stitch design file to stitch files suitable for your embroidery machine

Cross Stitch Gem creates .EMX file which can then be opened in Hatch and converted to stitch file for your embroidery machine.

Easy to use lettering tools

Use True Type fonts to create cross stitch letters right on the screen.

Awesome Cross Stitch designs by our awesome customers

Created by

Dawn Bent
United Kingdom

Created by

Dawn Bent
United Kingdom

Created by

Dawn Bent
United Kingdom

Created by

Yoke Overeem

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Will Hatch Embroidery run on a MAC computer?

    Yes! Hatch Embroidery will run on a MAC Computer. You will need to install Parallel on your MAC to run Hatch.

    Click here for more information on how to setup Hatch on a MAC computer

  • Which level of the software should I buy?

    Hatch Embroidery Organizer:

    In this level, you will work with existing designs. Most customers that purchase this level just want to resize the design, change the colors and convert them to their machine format.

    Hatch Embroidery Personalizer:

    This includes everything in Organizer plus more. Most users that go with this level work with existing designs and want to add lettering or monogramming to add some personalization.

    Hatch Embroidery Composer:

    Includes everything in Organizer and Personalizer plus so much more! Most people will start with existing designs and then edit, reshape or create new designs.... all without digitizing!

    Hatch Embroidery Digitizing:

    Digitizer gives you EVERYTHING! It has all the features from the other levels above plus it has manual digitizing and digitizing appliqués.

    Click here for more information

  • How to connect directly to my embroidery machine?

    Connect your embroidery machine to the computer with the cable.

    Open Windows Explorer and check if you can see the machine as an external drive
    If so.....then you may be able to connect directly with Hatch Embroidery and proceed to step 3 below.
    If not....then your machine is not capable of direct connections.

    From within Hatch Embroidery click on the "Transfer" icon

    "Machine Details" dialog will open

    Select your "Machine" or a machine from the same brand, or select "Others" from the drop down arrow

    Select the "File type" your machine uses. This is your "stitch file"

    Select the "Location" of your machine as shown in Windows Explorer

    Click "OK"

    Click here for more information

  • How to export (save) my designs to DST format

    Prepare your design first:

    Save to .EMB first

    Make sure your file is the correct size to fit the hoop you are using

    Make sure your design is centered (0/0 setting)

    Click the "Output Design" Toolbox and click Export Design

    Click the down arrow on the "Save as type" to select the DST format from the list

    Give your file a name and click "Save"

    Click here for more information


Recommended PC Specifications

Microsoft® Windows® 11 (64-bit edition) with latest updates

Latest Intel® i5/7 processor or AMD Ryzen 6/7

Microsoft Edge or later browser

16 GB or more RAM

256 GB or more solid state hard drive (60 GB or more free)

Dual monitors capable of displaying 2560 x 1440 screen resolution

Mouse or touchpad

Save file formats


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