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Illuminate Your Space with Machine Embroidery: A Lamp Shade Makeover

Illuminate Your Space with Machine Embroidery: A Lamp Shade Makeover

Hatch Hatch April 8th, 2024 3 minute read Blog | Inspiration

Our motto: If it doesn’t move, embroider it! Machine embroidery offers a fantastic opportunity to transform a plain lamp shade into a vibrant and personalized work of art and add a touch of whimsy and uniqueness to your living space. We used the... more »

Machine Embroidery on Stuffed Animals

Machine Embroidery on Stuffed Animals

Hatch Hatch April 8th, 2024 3 minute read Blog

Firstly, it is important to know that you need a special kind of stuffed animal toy if you want to do machine embroidery on it, because you will need to remove the stuffing to hoop it. A simple internet search for “embroiderable stuffed animals”... more »

LOVE Free Standing Lace

LOVE Free Standing Lace

Hatch Hatch April 8th, 2024 3 minute read Blog | How to | Inspiration

Free Standing Lace or FSL is a type of machine embroidery design. However, it is not embroidered on fabric like in conventional machine embroidery, but on water-soluble stabilizer. The design is digitized a special way, so the thread holds it together,... more »

Valentine’s with the Gentleman Crafter

Valentine’s with the Gentleman Crafter

Hatch Hatch April 8th, 2024 4 minute read Blog | How to | Inspiration

Nothing says “I Love You” better than a handmade card. Our friend John Bloodworth aka Gentleman Crafter created this beautiful embroidered card and graciously provided the tutorial as well as the FREE design to our faithful readers. Over to John... more »

Create Beautiful Ethereal Embroidery Designs with the Amazing Redwork Tool

Create Beautiful Ethereal Embroidery Designs with the Amazing Redwork Tool

Hatch Hatch April 8th, 2024 2 minute read Blog | How to | Inspiration

FREE Design and Video Tutorial Historical background Redwork was a very popular form of American embroidery in the 19th and 20th centuries. The designs were composed of simple stitches and were used to decorate various household items such as back splash... more »

Halloween Circle of Ghosts & Graves

Halloween Circle of Ghosts & Graves

Hatch Hatch April 8th, 2024 2 minute read Blog | How to | Inspiration

There are many great elements to this fun Halloween machine embroidery design, so I got to utilize a whole variety of cool tools, features, fill and outline stitch types and effects Hatch Embroidery Digitizer has to offer. GhostsEmbossed fills –... more »

Halloween Linework Napkins

Halloween Linework Napkins

Hatch Hatch April 8th, 2024 3 minute read Blog | How to | Inspiration

There are a number of ways you can achieve Linework including the ever so popular Redwork with Hatch Embroidery! You will find great tools in the Digitizing and Auto-Digitizing toolboxes in your Hatch Embroidery Digitizer or in the Auto-Digitizing toolbox... more »

Raised Machine Embroidery

Raised Machine Embroidery

Hatch Hatch April 8th, 2024 3 minute read Blog

It is really easy to create machine embroidery designs that include lettering with Hatch Embroidery. I used fonts for this cheerful design from two of the Font Packs that are available for purchase on our website.  Summer – Script Love... more »

Creating Embroidery Designs without Digitizing

Creating Embroidery Designs without Digitizing

Hatch Hatch April 8th, 2024 3 minute read Blog | How to

When you trial Hatch embroidery or purchase it, you get access to over 400 beautiful professionally digitized embroidery designs. You can combine these designs, edit them as you wish, easily add some lettering and you can create something new without... more »

What’s New in Hatch Embroidery 3

What’s New in Hatch Embroidery 3

Hatch Hatch April 8th, 2024 5 minute read Blog

We are so thrilled to bring you Hatch Embroidery version 3, loaded with new exciting features and tools! We have also made some excellent improvements. You will love creating amazing embroidery with the brand new and shiny Hatch Embroidery 3! Laydown... more »

Mother’s Day Projects Collection

Mother’s Day Projects Collection

Hatch Hatch April 8th, 2024 2 minute read Blog | Inspiration

Mother’s Day is fast approaching, but there is still time to make something special for Mom! Nothing says “I love You Mom” better than a hand made gift. In this article we collated our best projects and a bonus blog that are perfect for the... more »

The Essential Guide to Machine Embroidery

The Essential Guide to Machine Embroidery

Hatch Hatch April 8th, 2024 2 minute read Blog

When you start on your machine embroidery journey, there are so many different supplies and technical aspects you need to be looking at, it can easily get overwhelming.  We cannot repeat and emphasize often enough that the final result of your... more »

Motifs Lessons in Hatch Academy

Motifs Lessons in Hatch Academy

Hatch Hatch April 8th, 2024 2 minute read Blog

This month it is all about Motifs in Hatch Academy! You can access these great new lessons with your Gold Pass under the Exclusive Videos session. We included some beautiful motifs for you to use in these lessons and an image to create your own... more »

Embroidering Free Standing Lace, plus FREE Dramatic Heart FSL Design

Embroidering Free Standing Lace, plus FREE Dramatic Heart FSL Design

Hatch Hatch April 8th, 2024 5 minute read Blog | How to | Inspiration

Learn from two amazing embroiderers Decorative and versatile Free Standing Lace is very popular among home embroiderers. You can create a nice piece of jewelry, decorative pieces for your home, apparel decorations and much more – there are many... more »

Sweet Gingerbread Houses by Sandra Fuller

Sweet Gingerbread Houses by Sandra Fuller

Hatch Hatch April 8th, 2024 5 minute read Blog | Inspiration

FREE Christmas Ornament Designs I have not met Sandy in person yet, but hopefully one day I will get the chance to visit her. She lives in the middle of a mango farm in the Philippines, so if I do, I will have to ‘pick’ the right season! 🙂... more »

Time is Ticking! Last ’Minute’ Embroidered Clock Christmas Gift

Time is Ticking! Last ’Minute’ Embroidered Clock Christmas Gift

Hatch Hatch April 8th, 2024 2 minute read Blog | How to | Inspiration

Digitizing video tutorial and FREE Design When time is running out, you need a quick project. I made this clock using the snowflake design that came with Hatch Embroidery, added lettering (numbers) and digitized a hole in the middle of the snowflake. I bought... more »

Thanksgiving DIY & Embroidery Inspirations with FREE Design

Thanksgiving DIY & Embroidery Inspirations with FREE Design

Hatch Hatch April 8th, 2024 5 minute read Blog | How to | Inspiration

Great tips for beautiful home decorations and gifts Thanksgiving is almost upon us again, and what better way to celebrate than by adding personal touches to your home in honor of the occasion? Creating your own DIY decoration can be a fun way of putting... more »

Halloween Lettering Fun with Hatch Embroidery for Beginners

Halloween Lettering Fun with Hatch Embroidery for Beginners

Hatch Hatch April 8th, 2024 2 minute read Blog | How to | Inspiration

Editing letters to achieve fantastic effects and create spooktacular designs without digitizing How to Create an Awesome Machine Embroidery Design without Digitizing? Does the D word freak you out? Got your software, but not sure where to start? Don’t... more »

Cyril the Squirrel

Cyril the Squirrel

Hatch Hatch April 8th, 2024 3 minute read Blog | How to | Inspiration

I digitized this cute design to stitch on a blanket for my new nephew. The original drawing was created by Noel Payne and amazing graphic artist from the US. I love using Noel’s graphics (see previous seahorse, pineapple, turtle and chameleon... more »

Click to Create Beautiful Designs

Click to Create Beautiful Designs

Hatch Hatch April 8th, 2024 3 minute read Blog | How to

Get professional results with the Hatch Embroidery Auto-Digitizing tools One of the key features of Hatch Embroidery Software is Auto-Digitizing which enables you to turn bitmap or vector images into embroidery designs with just a few clicks. You can... more »

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