The params dialog is one of the main features of Ink/Stitch. With this dialog you control how your elements will be stitched out. Along with many other details you can define for example stitch length and distances. It is also possible to save your own preferences and load them whenever you want.

  • Select the elements you want to parametrize

    Please, do not select satin and stroke stitch types at the same time. The simulator and the params settings can only handle them separately.

  • Extensions > Ink/Stitch > Params opens the params dialog.

It is dependend on the element type which param tabs are available. More details about available params can be found in the stitch library section of this website. For orientation you will find a rough stitch type overview on this page.

Stitch Types

All available stitch types are listed in the Stitch Library. They are divided into three basic structures: line, satin and fill.

Param Path declaration Example stitch type
Line Line with contour color Running Stitch
Satin Two combined paths with optional rungs Satin Column
Fill Closed paths with a fill color Fill Stitch

Stitch Types

Download this document to examine the settings.


You also have the possibility to save your preferred stitch settings and load them when needed.

Presets Dialog

Params Simulator Preview

The params simulator helps you to get a visual impression of the stitch settings for the selected elements.

Use Extensions > Ink/Stitch > Visualize and Export > Simulator for a more complete preview.