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Redwork was a very popular form of American embroidery in the 19th and 20th centuries. The designs were composed of simple stitches and were used to decorate various household items such as back splash cloths and quilts.
Why is it called redwork? It is because red dyes were the first colorfast dyes that were commonly available, so it became the traditional color for this type of embroidery.
Redwork has recently seen a resurgence amongst crafters and machine embroiderers. Today, with embroidery thread easily and affordably available in all the colors of the rainbow, you can get incredibly creative with redwork.
Using the Redwork tool
The Redwork tool allows you to create realistic redwork, similar to what can be achieved with hand embroidery. You can automatically sequence and group selected embroidery objects to create a redwork object with its entry and exit points at the same position.
Redwork is always created only with outline stitches, Single Run, Triple Run, Sculpture Run, Backstitch and Stem stitch. If you want to combine outline and filled objects, use the Branching tool.
Please note: You will need to sign in or register a free account to access the Free Designs section.
Once registered, log in and go to Resource Center > FREE Designs.
Once you registered an account, you will have unlimited access to ALL the free designs that are currently on the Hatch Embroidery website and future ones two. You will also automatically receive our newsletter about free projects and designs. You will NOT be requested to download the software. Having an account does not come with any obligations to you at all.
Visit the Hatch Embroidery User Guide for step-by-step instructions and useful tips for using the Redwork tool.
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