The other week, as part of my ‘normal’ design work, I created a baroque style frame for digital cutting machines and whilst I was thinking of what to do with the machine embroidery this week, I thought that this design would make look wonderful as an embroidered design.Read More »
This week I wanted to try some of the original digitizing tools in conjunction with some of the new effects including the hand-stitch effect so I created a cute wee gnome illustration and set to work …Read More »
Continuing my explorations into the NEW Hatch 3 embroidery digitizing software this week and I have been itching at the bit to have a go with the new cross stitch creation module of the software, so, I did!
PS, there’s a free .EMB stitch file to nab too!Read More »
Last week I introduced you to the new version of Hatch Embroidery digitizing software and promised a few more focused videos. So here is the first!
This one focuses on the new reef photo stitch feature. There is a free embroidery file included too!Read More »
Well it has been exciting for me over the last few days as, whilst I was having me little break, Hatch released a shiny new version of their embroidery digitizing software with a bunch of improvements and new tools!Read More »
A little quickie this week.
I am looking at ways of decorating small areas of my home and wanted something to put near the small collection of books that I have. Gone are the days of hundreds of books in my place. I am all minimal these days and have less than fifty so adding a little “fun” to the area will hopefully make it look reet spesh.Read More »
This week has been a good week, despite what this design indicates. The goal here was to create a design mostly focusing around text and I was feeling a little cheeky too … so, this!Read More »
Bee-broidery is a thing! No, no it’s not. But I think I am going to make it BEE a thing! Yeesh, thankfully there are no more of these rubbish puns in this week’s adventure in machine embroidery.Read More »
I enjoyed last week’s little play with some ready made inspiration so this week I went hunting for a simple design that I could make into something a little out of the ordinary. Stumbling across a silhouetted flamingo sparked an idea so I went with it…Read More »
Didn’t have too much time to experiment this week so I picked up a cool book pile design from Urban Threads this week and put my own little spin on it.Read More »
This week I wanted to have a work through some of the skills that I have been building over the last few weeks and make a fuller design that incorporates a range of tools.
Having been inspired recently by Polish Folk Art, I thought that this would make an interesting challenge…Read More »
This week I have continued my playtime with the digitizing tools available in Hatch Embroidery digitizing software and had a go at turning a basic line drawing into a jacobean-ish crewel-work, but modernized a bit.Read More »
For this adventure I had a play around with the layout features of Hatch Embroidery Digitizing software to see how I could turn one simple digitized object into a larger design.Read More »
This week I took a look at a simple way of taking an element of one design and quickly creating a completely unique design from the sampled element.Read More »
A little more “fiddling” about with redwork this week for a sweet little “bless this house” picture.Read More »