Create Impactful Social Media Posts With Stitch

The Pro Plan gives you access to Stitch, our multi-purpose design tool. Stitch has several preset templates that allow you to easily take your business to every social media platform.

The first step before starting in on any Stitch template is to make sure that your Brand Details have been completed - many templates pull your information directly from those fields, so completing that section can save time manually adding details to certain templates in the future!

You can find Social Media templates under Marketing > Social Media.

You can find the dimensions of each template by hovering your mouse pointer over the template - the dimensions in pixels appear in the lower right corner.

Different social media platforms have different dimension requirements - to learn more about social media image sizing, check out our Ultimate Guide to Consistent Social Media Image Sizes, and our deep dive into finding The Right Instagram Profile Picture For Your Brand Logo!

After you select your template, you'll be taken to the builder to customize it.

In the builder, the workspace is located in the centre and the Design Tools are located on the left hand side

Contextual controls will appear at the top of the Canvas - these change depending on the specific tools and elements being used. Note that the area highlighted is empty, as no element on the canvas is selected:

The Stitch Canvas uses a drag-and-drop interface - elements in the canvas can be individually selected and moved around. Elements can be resized using the blue "handles" located on the outline of the element.

The Transform controls allow you to flip and rotate the element on the canvas, and the Layering controls allow you to change the order of how items are layered on top of each other - for example, pushing a layer forward will place it on top of other elements, while pushing it backwards will push it behind other elements:

The Canvas controls allow you to change the dimensions of your template - there are preset dimensions available for you to select, or you can manually enter a custom width and height in pixels.

The Design Tools themselves are divided into four categories:

  • Elements
  • Brand Assets
  • Text
  • Uploads

Elements contain Shapes, Photos, and Masks:

Shapes can be added as a solid-colour background item - you can specify your preset brand colours, or add a custom colour for the body and outline of the shape.

Click here to access a short video reviewing how to use shapes in a template.

See how you can use the Layering tool in conjunction with the shape and the existing logo to create a solid background

Stock photos are available to select - you can select them from the menu directly, or click See More to open a search bar and search by keyword

Masks are used for shaping photos on the canvas. Photos are added in a square or rectangular format, but using a Mask will allow you to shape your photo.

Click here to access a short video reviewing how to use shapes in a template.

First select the shape that you'd like for your photo - double click the shape to add it, or drag-and-drop it:

Add your photo and drag it over top of the mask to shape it

When working with Masks, you can add image effects, flip or rotate it, duplicate or delete it - just like any other layer.

Brand Assets allow you to drop in several different variants of your brand's logo, preloaded right into the template! Just double-click or drag-and-drop the logo into the Canvas.

You can also use the Your Fonts shortcut to instantly add a line of text into the Canvas in one of your logo's selected fonts and colours.

Text will give you an open field to type in a text element into the Canvas. Like all other elements, you can move and resize the bounding box of the text element. Controls at the top of the Canvas give you additional font, size, and formatting options.

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