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PREMIER+™ 2 Embroidery System

PREMIER+™ 2 Software Newsletter - August 2019

Welcome to the PREMIER+™ 2 Newsletter. Check out our breaking information in News, then stick around for some inspiration!

Today's topic is Dimensional Illusions with Curved Crosshatch.

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Dimensional Illusions with Curved Crosshatch

The PREMIER+™ 2 Embroidery System includes the Curved Crosshatch Fill CrossHatch Fill, a feature that instantly enhances the visual dimensionality of your custom-designed embroideries.

Curved Crosshatch Fill can be found in several locations in the PREMIER+™ 2 Embroidery System.

Find it in the Quilt Block Wizard and Assistant in PREMIER+™ 2 Embroidery Extra:

CrossHatch Flower

The design illustrated above is from the Quilt Block Wizard or Assistant, using "Filled Quilt Block; Outline Inner Shape" (or "Filled Quilt Block; Inner Shape" on Mac) , Shape 7 for your Block, and Inner Shape 34.

Find it in the Object tab of PREMIER+™ 2 Modify in PREMIER+™ 2 ULTRA (or as an add-on to the PREMIER+™ 2 Embroidery modules):

CrossHatch Forest

The design illustrated above is found in Premier+2|Samples|Modify|Stitch, SunsetGarmentOriginal.vp4. The modified version uses Curved Crosshatch Fill in the Object tab.

Also, find it in the Specialty Fills in the PREMIER+™ 2 Create module.

CrossHatch Diamond

The design illustrated above is from the Quick Create tab, using Shapes 12, with Curved Crosshatch Fill and Satin Border.

Options for Curved Crosshatch include the ability to set the Gap or Spacing (between lines by 0.1mm increments), four Styles, amount of curvature by percentage for Lines 1 and Lines 2, and four Stitch Types.


If Motif Line is the selected Stitch Type, additional options include Group, Category and Pattern selection from hundreds of Motifs, plus adjustments in Size and Stitch settings for each selected stitch.

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Patterns with Curved Crosshatch

Changing up the Curved Crosshatch Fill Options can produce some interesting and unexpectedly delightful patterns! Try out a few of the combinations shown, and then see how many you can come up with that are unique to you!


Style Diamond, Angle 45, default 50% for Lines 1 and 2.



Style Square, all other settings the same.



Style Parallel.



Style Diamond, Angle 89.



Style Diamond, Angle 11.



Style Enter Angles, Angle1 at 45, Angle 2 at 55.



Style Enter Angles, Gap/Spacing 20mm, Angle 1 set to 45, Angle 2 set to 90,
Motif Line, Group Universal, Category Geometric 1, Pattern 1.



Gap/Spacing 30mm, Style Diamond, Angle 45,
Motif Line, Group Universal, Category Scrolls 1, Pattern 1.


In addition, adjusting the percentages in Angle In / Angle Out for Lines 1 and Lines 2 adjusts the placement and amount of curvature for the lines, as well.

The choices and combinations are nearly limitless, so sit down, dig in and dream up a few of your own. You become the owner of your designing dreams when you have PREMIER+™ 2 Embroidery System.

Did you know...

...that you can create a single repeat of a stitch motif using Motif Underline in Border, found in the PREMIER+™ 2 EMBROIDERY, EXTRA, and ULTRA software, then repeat that design with Encore?


Have a fabulous day, from the software team at PREMIER+™ 2 Embroidery!


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