Using Felt for Machine Embroidery

Using Felt for Machine Embroidery

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

Everything you need to know when embroidering on felt Felt is a fantastic versatile material with many uses. It is a very popular material among machine embroiderers because it is really easy to work with. It does not fray when cut and it does not pucker. Felt... more »

Father’s Day Free Design with Video Tutorial

Father’s Day Free Design with Video Tutorial

Hatch Hatch April 4th, 2024 2 minute read Blog | How to | Inspiration

Surprise that special cook with a personalized gift! We are always looking for occasions to give away free designs. It gives us the opportunity to demonstrate how easy it is to work with  Hatch Embroidery. Creating an embroidery design using a simple... more »

What You Need to Know About Pull Compensation

What You Need to Know About Pull Compensation

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

A detailed guide on how to compensate for the push & pull effects of machine embroidery for great results As an embroiderer you always aim for the best possible end result. There are many factors that can have an influence on how your embroidery... more »

Understanding Thread Tension

Understanding Thread Tension

Hatch Hatch April 3rd, 2024 6 minute read Blog | How to

Don't let your threads play tug-of-war! As an embroiderer, you aspire to create stunning end results, whether you're pursuing it as a hobby, semi-professionally, or professionally. Numerous factors play into the outcome of your embroidery when it emerges... more »

Free-Standing Lace Wall Art Project

Free-Standing Lace Wall Art Project

Hatch Hatch April 3rd, 2024 6 minute read Blog | How to | Inspiration

Tutorial and video by guest blogger, Caroline Critchfield Burlap with lace has become a very popular wedding theme in recent years. This beautiful free-standing lace wall art project by our guest blogger, Caroline Critchfield, is the perfect decoration piece... more »

The Perfect Mother’s Day Gift – FREE Embroidery Design

The Perfect Mother’s Day Gift – FREE Embroidery Design

Hatch Hatch April 3rd, 2024 5 minute read Blog | How to

Circle of Flowers digitizing series with tutorial videos Surprise Mom with a beautiful Circle of Flowers embroidery, the perfect gift this Mother’s Day! To help you learn whilst creating her special gift, we have made a video series demonstrating how... more »

Egg-citing Easter Contest Top 10

Egg-citing Easter Contest Top 10

Hatch Hatch April 3rd, 2024 9 minute read Blog | Inspiration

Their embroidery journey and useful tips Our Egg-citing Facebook Photo contest was another roaring success. We asked our Facebook followers to submit their Easter themed embroidery creations and we received so many fantastic entries! Some of the... more »

Easter Egg Embroidery Inspirations

Easter Egg Embroidery Inspirations

Hatch Hatch April 3rd, 2024 2 minute read Blog | How to | Inspiration

Tutorial video with Kim Easter’s nearly upon us, but there is still time for some last minute embroidery! In this week’s blog article we provide a few Easter egg embroidery ideas and a tutorial video that shows you the features we used to... more »

Embroidery Digitizing Class with Kim

Embroidery Digitizing Class with Kim

Hatch Hatch April 3rd, 2024 4 minute read Blog | How to

Useful Tips and Bonus FREE Easter Egg Design The closer it comes to Easter, the more egg and bunny themed embroidery designs we see popping up everywhere. Everybody is busy getting ready for the holidays! Well, we caught the the Easter egg & bunny... more »

FREE as a Bird

FREE as a Bird

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

How to Embroider on Hessian and Access the FREE Bird Designs There are many FREE designs included in Hatch Embroidery software which available to you during the 30 Day Free Trial. We picked these three beautiful folk birds for a little project that... more »

Choosing the Right Fabric for Your Embroidery

Choosing the Right Fabric for Your Embroidery

Hatch Hatch April 3rd, 2024 5 minute read Blog | How to

Guidelines to fabrics that are the easiest or best to embroider for great results When you start out in machine embroidery there are so many different supplies you need to be looking at, it can easily get overwhelming. In this blog post we shed light on the... more »

Animal Themed Embroidery Inspirations

Animal Themed Embroidery Inspirations

Hatch Hatch April 3rd, 2024 5 minute read Blog | Inspiration

Unique, Quirky, Cute You have got to love animals. We admire them in the wild, and as pets they brighten our days with their loyalty and funny antics. No wonder animals are a very popular subject of embroidery. In this post we collected a bunch of animal... more »

Choosing the Right Needles for Your Machine Embroidery Projects

Choosing the Right Needles for Your Machine Embroidery Projects

Hatch Hatch April 3rd, 2024 6 minute read Blog | How to

All the basics you need to know about machine embroidery needles It goes without saying that needles are an absolutely pivotal aspect of machine embroidery. Choosing the right needle out of a seemingly endless amount of choice and confusing information... more »

Hatch Valentine’s Day Photo Contest Top 14 + Bonus FREE Embroidery Designs

Hatch Valentine’s Day Photo Contest Top 14 + Bonus FREE Embroidery Designs

Hatch Hatch April 3rd, 2024 12 minute read Blog | News

It was a really LOVE-ly competition Our Valentine’s Day Facebook Photo contest was a roaring success. We asked our followers to submit their Valentine’s Day themed embroidery creations and we received many amazing entries. It was fantastic... more »

Stitching Sweet Valentine’s Pictures with Nicola Elliott – FREE Downloadable Embroidery Designs

Stitching Sweet Valentine’s Pictures with Nicola Elliott – FREE Downloadable Embroidery Designs

April 3rd, 2024 6 minute read Blog | Inspiration

The story of the award winning artist and her unique embroidery designs In this week’s blog post we are featuring an embroiderer with a truly unique style. We are also offering three of her beautiful and brand new Valentine’s Day themed... more »

14 Best Valentine’s Day Projects From Us To You

14 Best Valentine’s Day Projects From Us To You

Hatch Hatch April 3rd, 2024 5 minute read Blog | Inspiration

There is still time to make these for yourself or someone special! Valentine’s Day is nearly upon us, but there is still plenty of time left to create something truly LOVEly for that special person in your life. Or why not simply treat yourself? We... more »

Choosing the Right Threads for Your Machine Embroidery Projects

Choosing the Right Threads for Your Machine Embroidery Projects

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

The right thread will ensure your design is the best it can be! When it comes to machine embroidery, the types of threads you want to reach for are a little different to those used for hand embroidery. Machine embroidery threads come in many different... more »

10 Best Embroidery Projects for a “New You” in 2017

10 Best Embroidery Projects for a “New You” in 2017

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

Inspirations for a New You in the New Year Forgot to make your New Year’s resolutions?  2017 can still be your greatest year yet! We collected 10 fun and easy embroidery projects that will help motivate you to become the very best version of yourself.... more »

Adding Va Va Voom To Your Machine Embroidery Projects

Adding Va Va Voom To Your Machine Embroidery Projects

Hatch Hatch April 3rd, 2024 6 minute read Blog | How to | Inspiration

Hand embellishment dos and don'ts Nothing says lovin’ like embroidered gifts. What you choose as your project says something about how you see the receiver. What you choose to embroider on the gift says something about you. If you really want your... more »

Snowman Themed Embroidery Project Ideas

Snowman Themed Embroidery Project Ideas

Hatch Hatch April 3rd, 2024 4 minute read Blog | Inspiration

Inspiration for Those Cold Winter Days   Who does not like snowmen? As the chill of winter blows over the great outdoors, most people find themselves spending more and more time inside. If you are looking for a fun way to keep busy and keep your creativity... more »

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