This is the easy way to identify the right level of Hatch Embroidery for you. The key features are listed below and can be expanded for more information.
Organize Files with Design Manager
View thumbnails and find your designs in seconds with the integrated Design Manager. This built-in "embroidery library" will keep your designs organized amd easy to find using simple search options. All the design information can also be viewed without opening each file, saving you time.
Convert to machine formats
Convert your outline or stitch files with the click of a button to most popular machine formats. Save/export in 23 different file formats. This can be done directly from your embroidery library. Supports PES, DST, JEF, EXP, PCS, VIP, SEW and many more! Show me.
Change Design Color
Easily change colors of your design or change your thread brand to match your design. When done, optimize your design colors. A wide choice of 128 different color options in your Design Palette.
Quickly and accurately resize designs up or down by 10%. Resizing is done directly on screen and can be done with exact measurements. You can also adjust the density if required.
Choose the fabric you will stitch on and Hatch Embroidery will adjust for underlay, pull compensation, and density. It will also recommend the best stabilizer to use. It's like having someone hold your hand.
Customize the designs you buy and make them your own. Combine multiple designs together, rotate and resize them. Use the matching thread charts and colors to give it a fresh look. Hatch Embroidery will recognize stitches and convert them into objects. Stitch spacing (density) can then be adjusted.
View designs, virtual sewing, information
Save time and money by digitally previewing your designs on real items. Once you have a design ready to preview, insert a background article (t-shirt, cap, bag, etc) and with our TrueView, it will preview your design directly on the item. You can also customize background colors, articles and fabrics so that you can see how your design will look like with differnt settings. Read more.
Setup your own workspace
Hatch Embroidery gives you many options to work the way you like. Some of these include using US or metric measurements, selecting a grid template for sewing out, selecting one of the many machine and hoops included, adding your own machines, creating your own hoops, rotating hoops, adjusting background colors to best suit your project or even your eyes.
Finishing the design
Change the start and end positions before sending to your machine. Select the fabric type and the software will auto-adjust for your design. Print preview before stitching with over 30 options to view and print your worksheet. Print our your sewing order with thread colors. Export to most popular machine formats including SVG for cutting files. Show and print hoop templates too for accurate placement.
Create your own or add professional lettering to designs. Hatch Embroidery Digitzer includes 101 professionally digitized fonts whilst Personalizer and Composer each includes 63. You can also use TrueType and OpenType fonts giving you endless lettering options. Adjust your lettering width to make it bolder or slant them to give an italicized look. Spread your letters apart with the spacing tool. Most fonts are available in upper and lower case as well as special fonts and characters. Each font has a recommended minimum and maximum size in the online documentation to ensure the best outcome when working with that specific style.
Create your own unique monogram or use one of the 85 included professional monogram templates. There are endless styling options and customization you can do with 385 Ornaments and 80 Borders at your fingertips.
Change blocks of colors
Hatch Embroidery makes it really easy to select and change blocks of color or thread colors.
Auto-Digitizing (7 methods)
Convert simple and clean artwork to embroidery automatically as Hatch Embroidery recognizes various bitmap and vector shapes in artwork and chooses the most suitable stitch type to use, the closest join and best stitching sequence. Simply select the image and then click the tool and the software does the work for you.
If a design is too large the software will split it into sections. Each section (with its own hoop) can then be stitched separately. Hatch Embroidery gives you multiple options to ensure that your final design is aligned properly. Add registration marks, save multi-hooped designs, view hoopings before you finish and send them straight to the machine. You can even use your own hoops! This can all ensure proper alignment of your large desings. The new Hatch Embroidery 1-click solution means you can set this up and be ready to go in no time.
Edit design objects
Optimize color changes for the most efficient stitch out results giving you that professional feel.
Layout Editing is one of the most powerful tools and essential for the creatives. Edit objects, add/remove stitches and stitch angles, branch objects to prevent unwanted jumps, apply closest join to minimize jump stitches, cut filled and outline design objects apart with the knife tool, break apart combined objects and lettering, remove overlaps when objects have several layers of stitches, change object properties include specialized button holes, print your layout, use the knife tool to cut outline and filled objects, plus so much more.
Change the sewing order of individual objects and easily sort colors. Sequenced items can be viewed by object or color. Sequencing has never been this easy!
Gradient Fill gives you incredible new creative options. You can even create your own shading with the Color Blend tool. Integrates with CorelDRAW 2017 and SE8.
Manual Digitizing (10 methods)
Select from 10 digitizing tools for manually creating your own designs with precision, giving you professional quality results. With 12 main types of stitches that can be edited to become an endless number of stitches types including 60 quick digitizing shapes.
Create Outlines and Offsets
Enhanced Offsets lets you take your designs to the next level. With single or multiple offsets, select the type of corner you need. You can also create Offsets in holes. Perfect for those who create keyfobs.
Create memorable gifts with Color PhotoStitch. Take a photo of a pet, baby or someone special and instantly convert it into an embroidery image. This takes personalization to another level.
Get 2 color instant embroidery from your images.
Get artistic with Redwork. Unlocks an ethereal artistic embroidery style. Available in multiple outline types, Hatch Embroidery will calculate the fastest and most efficient route to stitch out your designs.
Weld objects together. Joining two or more embroidery objects is very common and previously quite time consuming. The new Weld tool can do this in a single click, saving hours of digitizing time.
Create Applique' – Auto
New appliqué digitizing tools. A special new set of tools, designed specifically for appliqué designs, gives you more control. Select from one color of multiple color stops, and optimize the stitch order.
Manually Digitize appliqués by setting up the preferences of how you want it to stitch. Optimize appliqué for the best sewing order and select from one color or multiple color stops.
Editing like a pro with amazing features such as Backtrack and Repeat, Digitize holes, Filled holes, Remove holes, Create and edit Motifs, Create and edit borders, Edit Embossed designs, and much more.
Creative Stitches and Effects
Creativity with Hatch Embroidery is truely endless. A taste of some of the included creative stitchs and effects are, Stipple Run, Backstitch, and Stemstitch ,Cross-stitch and Blanket stitch, 3-D wrap, Radial Fill, Florentine, Elastic Embossed Fills (now turns with the shape of the object), creating and editing motifs, combining two motifs into a single object with Alternating Motifs, set up quilt blocks with Ambirance quilting stitches ,create Trapunto outlines, and automatically add 9 basic and creative buttonholes (that you can actually cut!) PLUS a new 3D foam font.
Download and install now. Then start the software and choose your level. Your FREE TRIAL contains all 4 levels above.