Published on Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Halloween Ornaments Project with FREE Instructions & Embroidery Designs

Embroidery digitizing in Hatch is not scary at all!

his Halloween Ornaments project by Kristie J. Smith is a simple tutorial to help you practice digitizing objects in the software. This project is fast, fun, and an easy way to create décor for the Halloween season. The digitizing tools in Hatch Embroidery Software make it easy to draw any shape from your imagination. Ornaments using the basic techniques learned from the project can be transformed for any holiday shape and can be used in endless project ideas.


You will find a link at the end of this article to the download the FREE instructions and embroidery designs.

Supplies Needed

  • Wilcom Hatch Embroidery Digitizer Software 
  • Felt (2 sheets/pieces per design)
  • Heavy Cut-away Stabilizer
  • Assorted Embroidery Threads
  • Embroidery Machine Needles
  • Pipe cleaners or ribbon to hang ornaments
  • Embroidery Machine Hoop to fit design

Software Requirements

The software requirement for this project is Hatch Embroidery Digitizer, the highest level of the software as you will be doing manual digitizing to complete the designs.

Skill Level Required

We have ranked this as Intermediate, but the skill level of the digitizing would be appropriate for a beginner digitizer with basic digitizing knowledge. 


Features & Techniques Used

Basic digitizing tools, grouping, changing colors and copying objects.

Let's Embroider!

After you have all your supplies ready, you will need to download the instructions we included with this project. The download file will also include the FREE embroidery designs that you can stitch straight out without digitizing. You will find the link at the end of this article. 

You can also digitize your own Halloween embroidery designs if you feel adventurous or experienced enough. 

More Halloween DIY Inspirations

Trick-or-Treat Monster Bags

Sew up some fun and unique treat bags for the little ones. You can purchase these creepy cute treat bag cut & sew patterns, or you can design your own spooky bags for the perfect Halloween costume accessory!

Embroidered Pumpkins

Feeling adventurous? Why not try cross stitch with a twist? These pumpkins will surely stand out from the rest!

Scary Ghost Shades

These easy, inexpensive window treatments by Martha Stewart are a spooky addition to windows for Halloween.

Halloween Patchwork Quilt

Have a pile of Halloween fabric from previous years' projects? This a great way to use them! Add your blanket some embroidery for another dimension.

Have fun embroidering your Halloween decorations and be sure to share your work on the Hatch Facebook page or email them to us at


Bernadett and the Hatch Team  


Click here to download!


We offer a FREE 30 Day Trial of Hatch Embroidery Digitizer, the full version of the software. No credit card required. Designed for hobby embroiderers, Hatch is powered by Wilcom for professional results. It is loaded with amazing tools and features. Experience first hand the ease of use, incredible creativity and flexibility Hatch offers.


Want the full software Hatch Embroidery Digitizer, but funds are tight? No problem! FlexPay is a convenient monthly payment option.


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1 comments on article "Halloween Ornaments Project with FREE Instructions & Embroidery Designs"

Lacy Johnson

11/3/2016 5:52 AM

Thanks for the designs! They so nice!

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