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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.

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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…?

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Digitizing An Embroidery Design In Hatch Embroidery Software Part 10.

It’s time to stitch out the design – YAAAAAY!

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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.

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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”.

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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…

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Making A Fabric Face Mask by Gentleman Crafter

To Face Mask, or Not To Face Mask – Is It Really A Question?

Since this whole virus lark kicked off there has been much natter about ways to protect oneself and oft the topic of face masks crop up. So, I thought I’d put on my rational filter and go check some info out – long story short, I ended up making some and this post talks about those too.

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Digitizing An Embroidery Design In Hatch Embroidery Software Part 6.

Wow, over half way through this mini series now. In this episode I will be showing how I added the slab text for the banners using the lettering tools in Hatch.

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Digitizing An Embroidery Design In Hatch Embroidery Software Part 5.

Making progress! In part 5 and 6 of this 10 – part mini series I will be tackling digitizing the banners and slab text.

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Digitizing An Embroidery Design In Hatch Embroidery Software Part 4.

Hallo there! Hope you are enjoying this little mini-stitch based series of posts. Part 4 this time in which I will show you how I created the additional needles in the design.

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