Feature Focus: Hatch Layout Tools

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Welcome to another edition of the Hatch Embroidery Feature Focus: Hatch Layout Tools, where we delve into the powerful tools that make Hatch Embroidery a must-have for your creative endeavors. In this article, we’ll explore the Hatch Layout Tools available in Hatch Embroidery Digitizer and Composer levels, designed to elevate your embroidery projects to new heights.

Hatch Layout Tools Feature Overview: Unlimited Creative Options

The Layout tools, found within the Create Layouts toolbox, empower you to effortlessly duplicate and position designs, opening up a world of creative possibilities. Let’s explore the key features:

Mirror-Copy – Horizontal/Vertical/Both

  • Duplicate and merge selected designs or objects seamlessly
  • Copy and mirror on the horizontal or vertical plane
  • Position mirror copies with ease
  • Merge overlapping objects into a single cohesive design
Hatch Layout tools mirror copy vertical
Hatch Layout tools mirror copy both

Copy Array (Create Multiple Copies)

  • Generate multiple copies in rows and columns for efficient stitch-outs
  • Set the number of rows and columns (up to 100 each)
  • Evenly position copies for a polished look
  • Merge overlapping objects into a single design
Hatch Layout tools copy array

Copy Reflect (Create Multiple Mirrored Copies)

  • Duplicate and mirror designs simultaneously
  • Set the number of rows and columns (up to 100 each)
  • Create mirrored copies for captivating patterns
  • Merge overlapping objects into a single design

Circle Layout (Create Multiple Copies Laid Out in a Wreath)

  • Duplicate objects around a center point
  • Choose the number of copies (up to 100)
  • Opt for alternate mirrored copies with an even number selection
  • Merge overlapping objects into a single design
Hatch Layout tools circular

Define Work Area

  • Define a work area aligned with the item or fabric to be sewn
  • Choose between square/rectangular or circular shapes
  • Set dimensions and choose the color of your work area

Mirror-Copy to Work Area

  • Create a rectangular layout with mirrored copies
  • Mirror selected designs around the vertical and horizontal planes of the defined work area
  • Merge overlapping objects into a single design

Circle Layout to Work Area

  • Copy selected objects to form a perimeter around the defined work area.
  • Specify the number of copies (up to 100)
  • Choose to mirror alternate copies for added flair
  • Merge overlapping objects into a single design

Auto-Center to Work Area

Auto-center an inserted design within the defined work area

The sample designs were created with the cool Hatch Embroidery Cross-Stitch GEM. You can access them by clicking the button below.

We hope you enjoyed this Hatch Embroidery Feature Focus: Hatch Layout Tools.

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