Auto-Digitizing

Auto-Digitizing

The Flower by Sue O’Very-Pruitt

Lesson one demonstrates how to:
  • Change the Hoop size
  • Insert and resize an artwork
  • Use the Auto-Digitizing tool
  • Export a file to your machine

Auto Digitizing - The Flower by Sue O’Very-Pruitt

Hello my Sewing Bees, in today's lesson I'm going to show you just how easy it is to digitize a flower with the BERNINA Embroidery Software 9;

Let's have some fun!

Red highlighted words 
They mark a function which is shown in the picture with a red circle.
The circle is sometimes very small, so keep looking for it! 
 

Flower template

Flower template

Download the artwork for this lesson.
Save the flower file to a folder in your Embroidery Library. Remember its location.

Download Artwork
From the beginning

From the beginning

To start a new design, open the BERNINA Embroidery Software 9.
Switch to "Embroidery Canvas" from the Home Screen. Click the hoop symbol at the top right to display the hoop.

Embroidery Hoop Selection

Embroidery Hoop Selection

Change hoop to the Small size:

> Right click on "Show Hoop/Settings"

Choose Hoop drop down menu

> BERNINA Small Hoop, 50x72

Make sure "Show Hoop" is checked.
Click "OK".

To insert an artwork

To insert an artwork

Select the "Auto-Digitize" Toolbox

> Insert Artwork

Navigate to the location you have saved your flower artwork.

> Select Flower.jpg
> Click "Open"

Resize an artwork

Resize an artwork

With the artwork selected, enter 1.188” in the width box. Typing the inch mark in the box will automatically size the artwork in inches rather than mm. Because proportional lock is selected by default, the artwork will size proportionally.

Press the key "Enter" on your keyboard to activate the size change.

Start the Auto-Digitizing process

Start the Auto-Digitizing process

Under the "Auto-Digitize" Toolbox

> Select Instant Auto-Digitize

Your design will instantly be digitized!

Save and Export

Save and Export

Save your file in your Embroidery Library

> File
> Save As…
> Flower.ART90

Send the design to your machine by exporting to a USB stick with “Card/Machine Write” or via WiFi with “Send to BERNINA WiFi Device”.

WiFi Device Video Tutorial

WiFi Device Video Tutorial

The WiFi Device needs to be configured on the PC before using it for the first time. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to set up your device and successfully send an embroidery file to your machine.

End of Lesson One

End of Lesson One

Are you ready for the next lesson?
I will show you how you can easily convert the flower shape you just made into an appliqué design!

Start Lesson Two