Midnight Constellations

Heart Earrings

  We’re coming up on another holiday, so of course I need new earrings. I’m trying something a little different this time. It’s still FSL, but I’m covering the underlay with a single wider (3 mm) satin stitch instead of… Read More ›

Quick Tip #3

If you are working with embossing and delete an embossed object, be sure to click View Embossed and make sure you don’t have stray embossing lines hanging around. I’m not sure if they actually affect anything or not if their… Read More ›

Quick Tip #1

When you Generate with one or more objects selected, only the selected objects are affected. For example, if you have moved your ins and outs but the lines didn’t change when you generated, you may still have an object selected…. Read More ›


There are two ways to divide objects: Divide with Line(s) and Divide with a Curve. Both are accessed through the View Outline setting by right-clicking the object. The difference between the two is whether the dividing line is a straight… Read More ›


I was playing around with a photograph, trying to figure out how much information one needs to have a recognizable face. (This is a good time to remind you that I can’t draw, so be kind.) By recognizable, I mean… Read More ›

Setting Defaults

Generations has two stitch default settings, both of which are found under the Accessories menu. Set default stitch type allows you to specify which stitch types should be used by the line tools, Create Free Hand Line and Create Continuous… Read More ›