Somehow another month has rolled around which means I get to have some stitchy fun – like I need an excuse – with this month’s Block Of The Month. Come see what I have been snipping and stitching when you have a mo.Read More »
Nearly two years into my “official” machine embroidery journey and I still haven’t scratched the surface of the Hatch Embroidery software. I have been feeling that there is a lot hidden that I really need to bring out and so I decided to start making some reference swatch libraries so that I can make full use of the included styles.
Come see how I set that up and how it is going.Read More »
For this months sewing project I decided to keep it simple so that I can practice at taking my time and not rushing/bumbling my way through. I also made the decision to change things up and go a bit old school.Read More »
You may recall that back in January – which seems so long ago now – I started out a mission to do a quilt block a month using the Scan N Cut. Well, I did get something quilty made this month but it wasn’t exactly “on plan”.
Come take a look …Read More »
Today marks the end of Januarys adventure creating a decorative patchwork quilt block from the pre-designed blocks found in the Scan N Cut machine. Grab a brew and I will update you…Read More »
Not one, not two but THREE stylish embroidered journal cover designs to share with you today.
Quick, pop the kettle on and I’ll get my talking voice ready…Read More »
In 2020 I made a few infinity scarves as Christmas presents and they were so well received, and so simple to make, that I thought it would be a nice idea to share the pattern with you so you can get cracking on winter warmers for 2021 for yourself or family and friends.Read More »
Fancy a quick catch up on my BOTM adventure…?Read More »
As part of the efforts to bring more of my sewing adventures to this blog today sees the start of a series of posts that will stretch the entirety of this year and it begins with me revealing my bottom…Read More »
Namasté, Again, My Friends. Also, Free Embroidery File Included! Feeling a little calmer this week, thankfully. The chance to stitch up some loveliness has very much helped so I hope that you are too and that you are looking forward to part 2 of this two-part blog post.
Namasté, My Friends. Well, the world continues to descend into utter madness so I wanted to spend some time being creative to redress that imbalance – fancy a look at what I cobbled together…?
Digitizing An Embroidery Design In Hatch Embroidery Software Part 10. It’s time to stitch out the design – YAAAAAY!
Digitizing An Embroidery Design In Hatch Embroidery Software Part 9. As I designed, I was a bit naughty and didn’t set my preferred colours before digitizing so I needed to go back and change up the colours.
Digitizing An Embroidery Design In Hatch Embroidery Software Part 8. I originally titled this one, “Fiddling About” because it’s the one where I make multiple adjustments in order to make the design “perfect”.
Digitizing An Embroidery Design In Hatch Embroidery Software Part 7. Time to create the last digitized element of this design – the cursive text. For this one I couldn’t use the lettering tools so had to take a different approach…