How to Choose the Right Underlay for your Machine Embroidery Designs

How to Choose the Right Underlay for your Machine Embroidery Designs

Hatch Hatch April 7th, 2024 3 minute read Blog | How to

Learn about the different types of underlays and how to work with them for the best results Embroidery appearance and quality depends a lot on the underlay which serves as a foundation for cover stitching. Without an underlay, embroidery lies flat on the... more »

Digitizing Carlo the Chameleon – Downloadable FREE Design

Digitizing Carlo the Chameleon – Downloadable FREE Design

Hatch Hatch April 7th, 2024 6 minute read Blog | How to

Learn all about the Stitch Types, Fills, Tools and Techniques used to create this striking design I am super excited to reveal this project I have been working on for quite some time. I was fortunate to collaborate with the beautiful Catherine Noel again,... more »

How to Use Curved Fills to Create Amazing Effects

How to Use Curved Fills to Create Amazing Effects

Hatch Hatch April 7th, 2024 7 minute read Blog | How to

Take your embroidery to an entirely new level! This blog article will give you an excellent overview of how to use curved fills to create amazing effects for your next embroidery project. Hatch Embroidery software provides several techniques for... more »

Meet Nicole La Cour, Winner of the Easter Photo Contest

Meet Nicole La Cour, Winner of the Easter Photo Contest

Hatch Hatch April 7th, 2024 5 minute read Blog | Inspiration | News

Downloadable FREE design We saw some really great entries into this year’s Hatch Embroidery Easter Photo Contest. However, there was one that really stood out above all, Nicole La Cour’s “Bunny Bag”. It is a stunning design that... more »

Hungarian Folk Hen – Construction Machine Embroidery

Hungarian Folk Hen – Construction Machine Embroidery

Hatch Hatch April 7th, 2024 7 minute read Blog | How to | Inspiration

Learn how this beautiful hen was created and assembled A while ago when I was browsing Craftsy, I came across this lovely French Hen design by MmmCrafts, and it was love at first sight! The design required hand embroidery and a bit of construction... more »

Digitizing Animals with Hatch Embroidery – FREE King Parrot design

Digitizing Animals with Hatch Embroidery – FREE King Parrot design

April 7th, 2024 4 minute read

Learn about the various ways you can achieve the look of fur and feathers Once you have mastered the basics of digitizing, you can easily find yourself looking for the next challenge. Digitizing animals with embroidery that imitates fur or feathers is... more »

Laura Bruynseels’ LOVE-able Valentine’s Designs

Laura Bruynseels’ LOVE-able Valentine’s Designs

Hatch Hatch April 7th, 2024 4 minute read Blog | Inspiration

Free downloadable designs Once you try Hatch Embroidery, there is a very good chance you will fall in LOVE with it. A good example is our LOVE–ly graphic designer, Laura, who is usually busy creating the beautiful artwork you see in our emails,... more »

Dominican Doll by Norhilda Alvarez

Dominican Doll by Norhilda Alvarez

Hatch Hatch April 7th, 2024 5 minute read Blog | Inspiration

Read about Norhilda and download the FREE design I have been following Norhilda on social media for a while admiring the speed she keeps churning out her key fob designs. They are very imaginative and incredibly cute. She also digitizes lovely embroidery... more »

Journal Cover Project with ITH Crazy Patch Heart by Lindee Goodall

Journal Cover Project with ITH Crazy Patch Heart by Lindee Goodall

Hatch Hatch April 7th, 2024 3 minute read Blog | How to | Inspiration

Video tutorials, downloadable instructions and FREE Design Journal and book covers are quick and easy sewing projects and are perfect for jazzing up a basic composition book, notebook or other book. And for us as embroiders, they provide a great little... more »

Crazy About Motifs – Video Tutorials & FREE Downloadables by Lindee Goodall

Crazy About Motifs – Video Tutorials & FREE Downloadables by Lindee Goodall

Hatch Hatch April 4th, 2024 9 minute read Blog | How to | Inspiration

Learn about how to create an ITH Crazy Patch and new Motifs and then how to apply them The first time I was aware of embroidery machines was at a computer swap meet at the Cincinnati Mac Users Group in 1992. A member had a small curious machine that... more »

’Christmas Present’ ITH Ornament Project by Meryl Makes

’Christmas Present’ ITH Ornament Project by Meryl Makes

Hatch Hatch April 4th, 2024 6 minute read Blog | How to | Inspiration

Video tutorial, Step-by-Step Instructions & FREE Design Christmas is nearly upon us and everyone’s busy creating something special for this year’s festivities. We love the beautiful burlap Christmas ornaments Meryl has been selling on her... more »

See a Horse? It’s a Seahorse!

See a Horse? It’s a Seahorse!

Hatch Hatch April 4th, 2024 5 minute read Blog | How to | Inspiration

Digitizing Video Tutorials and FREE Design Let me start by saying how excited I am to be sharing with you how I digitized this beautiful seahorse! The response to my Facebook post was both humbling and incredibly uplifting. I know there are a lot of you who... more »

Hatch Patch by Erich Campbell

Hatch Patch by Erich Campbell

Hatch Hatch April 4th, 2024 6 minute read Blog | How to

Learn from a Pro! I have made patches for everyone from local motorcycle clubs to the wardrobe department on Better Call Saul, and the truth is that the method for making small numbers of custom patches does not vary much from the big commercial jobs to... more »

How to Turn Coloring Book Designs into Quilted Mandala Pillows

How to Turn Coloring Book Designs into Quilted Mandala Pillows

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

Video tutorial and step-by-step sewing instructions by Caroline Critchfield Hi! This is Caroline from SewCanShe.com. I’m so excited to be a guest on the Hatch blog today sharing how I used Hatch Embroidery Digitizer to turn a coloring book design... more »

Halloween with Nicola Elliott – Downloadable FREE Designs

Halloween with Nicola Elliott – Downloadable FREE Designs

Hatch Hatch April 4th, 2024 4 minute read Blog | Inspiration

Talking to Nicola about her embroidery inspirations and "dark side" We previously featured Nicola Elliott and her beautifully quirky embroidery designs she creates using Hatch Embroidery Digitizer. The embroidery designs we showcased back then were very... more »

Dramatic Heart Necklace – Video Tutorial & FREE Design by Sonia Showalter

Dramatic Heart Necklace – Video Tutorial & FREE Design by Sonia Showalter

Hatch Hatch April 4th, 2024 5 minute read Blog | How to | Inspiration

Learn how to stitch out your FSL design and assemble the necklace Free Standing Lace. Friend or foe? I hear people say all the time how fascinated they are by FSL, but too scared to try it. Sonia Showalter is certainly not one of them. On her website you... more »

Taking the Headache out of Embroidery Stabilizers

Taking the Headache out of Embroidery Stabilizers

Hatch Hatch April 4th, 2024 6 minute read Blog | How to

The perfect guide to choosing the right stabilizer for your embroidery projects Taking the headache out of embroidery stabilizers by ensuring you choose the right stabilizer for your project can be tricky. Make the wrong choice and your final stitch-out... more »

Summer Tote with Flip-Flops Appliqué – Instructions & FREE Design

Summer Tote with Flip-Flops Appliqué – Instructions & FREE Design

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

Caroline Critchfield makes summer even more fun with this gorgeous bag Queen of craft Caroline Critchfield, is back  as a guest blogger with a super cute tote bag design decorated with embroidered flip-flops, the ultimate symbol of summer. An absolute... more »

Avoid the JUMP! Kangaroo Free Design

Avoid the JUMP! Kangaroo Free Design

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

Read how to reduce the number of jump stitches or eliminate them altogether! We all know how annoying it can be having to clip all those jump stitches after we finish stitching a design. Unfortunately, depending on the design of course, sometimes it... more »

4th of July Patriotic Owl with Tutorial Videos & FREE Designs

4th of July Patriotic Owl with Tutorial Videos & FREE Designs

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

Turn your owl design from scary to patriotic! In this week’s blog article we show you how to take an existing design and customize it with a few changes for any occasion. We took the Halloween Owl design and turned it into a Patriotic Owl to... more »

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