Contour Fill

What it is

Contour fill detail

Contour fill covers areas with stitches following the contour of an object.

How to Create

Create a closed path with a fill color.

Set Start and End Point

Set start and end points for autofill objects with Visual commands.


Run Extensions > Ink/Stitch > Params. Set fill method to Contour Fill and tweak the settings to your needs.

Read detailed information in the Contour Fill Params section.


Underlay in Countour Fill doesn’t follow the contour, but uses the fill angle which can be defined in the underlay params.

Samples Files Including Contour Fill Stitches

Contour Fill

Sample file for contour fill

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Contour Fill Sunflower

Sample sunflower using contour fill

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