BERNINA DesignWorks Software Suite

Creativity in three new dimensions

BERNINA DesignWorks Software Suite: creativity in three new dimensions

BERNINA DesignWorks is a software suite consisting of three modules that can be applied independently of each other. BERNINA DesignWorks supports the personalized creative construction of patterns and forms as well as the editing of completed motifs and designs on your PC. The DesignWorks family includes the modules CutWork, PaintWork, and CrystalWork.


You are already a CutWork 1 owner and want to enjoy the new DesignWorks software modules? Or is the concept new to you and you would like an overview of all the requirements?
With a clear diagram, we will help you find your favorite DesignWorks module.
You can find out here how to proceed and what is required.


BERNINA CutWork Software

BERNINA CutWork Software

With BERNINA CutWork software, you can create premium openwork, appliqués, or multiple layers for quilting motifs – anything that can be cut out - very easily on your own PC. With the CutWork tool accessory, transform your embroidery machine into a precise cutting tool.

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BERNINA PaintWork Software

BERNINA PaintWork Software

With PaintWork software, individual patterns, motifs, or images can be created and edited which can then be independently painted in with your BERNINA sewing and embroidery machine.

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BERNINA CrystalWork Software

BERNINA CrystalWork Software

Using the CrystalWork software you can create motifs that, with the help of the embroidery module and CrystalWork tools, can become motif templates for rhinestones. Your imagination will shine.

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BERNINA CutWork Tool

BERNINA CutWork Tool

Your imagination knows no limits. To achieve the desired results, you will need a BERNINA machine capable of embroidery and the CutWork tool, which you will insert in place of the needle.

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BERNINA PaintWork Tool

BERNINA PaintWork Tool

With the PaintWork tool, forms, patterns, and images are painted cleanly and precisely. Your imagination knows no limits.

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BERNINA CrystalWork Tool

BERNINA CrystalWork Tool

With the CrystalWork tool, forms and patterns are precisely punched out as small holes. This stencil hole is filled with crystals that are then extracted using adhesive film in order to be ironed on to material.

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BERNINA DesignWorks Sepia Petals Companion

BERNINA DesignWorks Sepia Petals Companion

The collection is a supplement to PaintWork and CrystalWork from the DesignWorks software set. It contains 12 new motifs, as well as exercise units and a Quickstart Guide.

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Are you a proud owner of a BERNINA 830 or a BERNINA 580? In order to use the DesignWorks Software Suite and Tools, you need to install the newest Firmware Update before doing so!
Click here for the B 830 Firmware Update
Click here for the B 580 Firmware Update

The BERNINA DesignWorks Software Suite and the companion accessory tools are compatible with the following BERNINA embroidery machine models:
B 560, B 580, B 750 QE, B 780, B 830 and B 880.

The following BERNINA embroidery machines are compatible with the CutWork accessory and software only:
artista 200/630/640/730, aurora 430/435/440/450, bernette 340 deco or higher.