You can use both Moss and Chain stitch for outlines or fills. Moss can be stitched using different needle heights: lower for run around and higher for fill. In conjunction with Chain stitches, the design builds up in height from the edges to the middle. The Moss and Chain tools set the fill only. Offset runs can be individually set to Moss or Chain in the Compound Chenille
Digitizing ES Chenille objects manually
You can digitize objects manually using any input method, then adding a border To stitch single lines borders manually use Run with Chain or Moss. One or two offset run-arounds with Chain and Moss provide a clear edge for filled areas. You can also use Double Run and Backtrack for borders. Compound Chenille with Complex Fill can be used to add up to three offset borders automatically.
To digitize chenille objects manually
01. Choose a chenille stitch type.
02. Choose a chenille fill type.
03. Select Input A, Input B or Input C or Complex Fill.
04. Digitize the shape.
05. Generate stitches.
06. Now digitize a separate single line border around the object.
07. Choose a chenille stitch type for the border.
08. Choose an input tool for the border. You can also use Double Run and Backtrack for borders.
09. Digitize the object outlines.
10. Generate stitches.
11. Do you need to group the objects??