Embroidery Software 8

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Embroidery Software 8

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Creativity with Color PhotoStitch and 3D embroidery designs

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BERNINA Embroidery Software 8
Free 30-Day Trial Version

Check out the new features of the BERNINA Embroidery Software 8. Download your fully functional trial version and digitize new creative designs. The software is compatible with all BERNINA embroidery machines.

Register for the free trial version
Color PhotoStitch

Color PhotoStitch

  • Combine two creative passions: photography and embroidery
  • Take a picture and turn it into an incredible embroidery design
  • With automatic digitizing your picture is transferred into an easy-to-stitch-out embroidery design - with one click
3D Globe Effect

3D Globe Effect

  • Create an incredible spherical look with the 3D Globe Effect
  • Turn your flat embroidery into a 3D design only by visual illusion
Couching

Couching

  • Create special embroidered effects with yarns, cords, wool etc. in combination with classic stitching
  • These sculptured threads stand out on your design for stunning effects and textures
Integrated Design Library

Integrated Design Library

  • Load all your embroidery designs into the library with a click of a button
  • Improved and more powerful search engine
  • Quicker access to all designs and enhanced design management
  • Easy to browse, group and search for embroidery designs
Advanced CutWork: Appliqué included

Advanced CutWork: Appliqué included

  • Advanced CutWork function for eyelet embroidery and appliqué
  • Gives your cut-outs outstanding results
Positioning

Positioning

  • Use hoop template and basting stitch markers for exact positioning
  • Set the design worksheet and add the template to your preview
  • Move and rotate the design within the hoop for a perfect embroidery placement
  • Use the advanced print preview options
Multi-Hooping

Multi-Hooping

  • Automatically places hoops to cover the entire embroidery design, fitting as many objects as possible into each hoop position
  • Preview hooping sequence
  • Functions to easily embroider big designs
  • Save as complete design or as separate multi-hooping embroidery machine files
Color Management

Color Management

  • Color chart positions are numbered for easy reference
  • Color Wheel features multiple options
  • Chosen colors are tagged with a blue marker
  • Hide or show unused colors in the chart
  • Easy to pick a color and fill separate sections
  • Default colors in palette (56 + 3 appliqué)
  • Horizontal or vertical layout
User-Friendly Interface and Improved Features

User-Friendly Interface and Improved Features

  • Intuitive and easy to manage menu
  • Show tool names and enlarge icons for a perfect view
  • Design tabs to toggle between multiple designs
Automated Quilt Block Layout

Automated Quilt Block Layout

  • Automatic quilt background stitching used to create ‘echo’ quilting designs, like scroll clipped or stipple filled quilt blocks
  • Quilt block sizing and positioning aids
Simple Software Installation

Simple Software Installation

  • USB stick for installation and product key for software activation – No more dongles!
  • Installation file with all software components included
  • Only DesignerPlus is available as Update, Upgrade or Full Version. EditorPlus is discontinued
  • Compatible with Windows® 8 – 10
Knife

Knife

  • Use the knife tool to cut single outlines or closed objects into separate objects.
  • For example divide lettering into separate objects and apply different fills to create a unique font.
  • Or cut single or groups of objects to create gaps and overlaps.

Further features of BERNINA Embroidery Software 8

  • StumpWork
  • PunchWork
  • Trapunto
  • 3D Puffy Lettering: choose from many fonts
  • CorelDraw® Graphics Suite SE included
  • Color Wheel and Color Management
  • Style Preview: combine your sewing project with embroidery
  • Compatible with Windows 8/10 and 4k monitors

Personal advice at your Local BERNINA Store

Over 2,000 BERNINA Stores worldwide offer valuable services to all our customers. Your local BERNINA Store is there to proudly help you, with advice on machines and accessories that best suit your needs, selection of BERNINA Embroidery Software and also in servicing your BERNINA.

Tutorials

  • BERNINA Embroidery Software 8

    More creativity in 3D

  • BERNINA Embroidery Software 8: Couching

    Create special embroidered effects with wool in combination with classic stitching. The wool threads pop out on your design for stunning effects.

  • BERNINA Embroidery Software 8: Puffy Lettering

    Make your monograms and letters stand out by creating lettering with the 3D puffy alphabet of the BERNINA embroidery software 8! Puffy Lettering allows you to make your embroidery even more expressive.

  • BERNINA Embroidery Software 8: Color PhotoStitch

    Turn your best friend’s photo into a realistic and detailed embroidery design. In just a few simple steps, the automatic digitising function transfers your photo into an easy-to-stitch embroidery design. Choose the colour and size, and the software does the rest.

  • BERNINA Embroidery Software 8: CutWork

    There are no limits to your imagination with the BERNINA Embroidery Software 8 DesignerPlus. The BERNINA Embroidery Software 8 offers an advanced range of great new features, including advanced CutWork functions for unique surface embellishments.

  • BERNINA Embroidery Software 8: Using CutWork for Appliqué

    Use the advanced CutWork functions of the BERNINA Embroidery Software 8 to make cutting and creating appliqué pieces quick and easy. Watch this video to learn how to use the BERNINA embroidery software version 8 and create your own enchanting CutWork Appliqué designs quite simply on your PC screen and your BERNINA embroidery machine!

  • BERNINA Embroidery Software 8: 3D Globe Effect

    Create a 3D look with the Globe Effect feature where flat embroidery is turned in a 3D design through a visual illusion. Watch this video to learn how to use the BERNINA embroidery software version 8 and create your own enchanting 3D Globe Effect designs quite simply on your PC screen and your BERNINA embroidery machine!

  • New from BERNINA: Embroidery Software 8 Designer Plus

    Embroidery software has never been more inviting, creative and both easy to use and easy to support. It comes packed with features to give you more creativity in 3D: Most exciting are the new Color PhotoStitch feature, the 3D Globe Effect and the Couching function. Easily create incredible embroidery designs!

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    Tour of the Screen

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    Calibrating Your Screen

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    Finding Designs

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    Hoop Selection

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    Open vs. Insert

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    Saving and Sending Designs to the Machine

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    Setting Options

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    Zoom Toolbar

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    VIew Toolbar

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    Dockers

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    Overview Window

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    Altering the Background of Designs

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    Changing the Display Colors

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    Articles

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    Applying Fabrics

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    Tools to Learn the Software

  • Master BERNINA Software 8 - Basics of Editing - Selection Methods

    The first step in editing a design is selecting the parts you wish to edit. Learn ways to select objects in BERNINA Embroidery Software 8.

  • Master BERNINA Software 8 - Basics of Editing - Methods and Types of Editing

    Discover where to locate the editing tools and different ways to edit a design.

  • Master BERNINA Software 8 - Basics of Editing - Ungrouping Options

    Learn how to ungroup designs for editing.

  • Master BERNINA Software 8 - Basics of Editing - Moving Objects Within A Design

    Learn how to reposition parts of a design.

  • Master BERNINA Software 8 - Basics of Editing - Changing the Size of A Design

    There are many ways to resize a design. Discover how to choose the best method for your desired outcome.

  • Master BERNINA Software 8 - Basics of Editing - Rotating, Skewing, and Mirroring

    Use these tools to customize your design.

  • Master BERNINA Software 8 - Basics of Editing - Changing Stitch Types

    There are twelve basic types of outlines and fifteen basic types of fills in BERNINA Embroidery Software 8. Learn how to create simple changes that can add pizzazz to your design.

  • Master BERNINA Software 8 - Basics of Editing - Changing Colors

    Discover the basics of editing colors in your design.

  • Master BERNINA Software 8 - Basics of Editing - Thread Docker

    A wonderful new feature of BERNINA Embroidery Software 8, My Threads Dockers is a quick and easy way to customize threads in your design and color your design with your favorite thread brand.

  • Master BERNINA Software 8 - Basics of Editing - More on Color

    Two other tools can be used to recolor your designs. Learn all about Color Wheel and Cycle Used Colors.

  • Master BERNINA Software 8 - Basics of Editing - Combining Designs

    Create new designs by combining bits and pieces from one design or insert one design into another. Learn different ways to make copies of designs.

  • Master BERNINA Software 8 - Basics of Editing - Reshaping Designs

    New shapes are created by reshaping designs. Learn how to add, delete, change, and move the digitized points to create the shape you want.

  • Master BERNINA Software 8 - Basics of Editing - Context Menu

    With a quick right click, make changes to your design. Use this special feature to apply Object Properties from one object to another.

  • BERNINA Embroidery Software 8

    BERNINA Embroidery Software 8

  • BERNINA Embroidery Software 8: Couching

    BERNINA Embroidery Software 8: Couching

  • BERNINA Embroidery Software 8: Puffy Lettering

    BERNINA Embroidery Software 8: Puffy Lettering

  • BERNINA Embroidery Software 8: Color PhotoStitch

    BERNINA Embroidery Software 8: Color PhotoStitch

  • BERNINA Embroidery Software 8: CutWork

    BERNINA Embroidery Software 8: CutWork

  • BERNINA Embroidery Software 8: Using CutWork for Appliqué

    BERNINA Embroidery Software 8: Using CutWork for Appliqué

  • BERNINA Embroidery Software 8: 3D Globe Effect

    BERNINA Embroidery Software 8: 3D Globe Effect

  • New from BERNINA: Embroidery Software 8 Designer Plus

    New from BERNINA: Embroidery Software 8 Designer Plus

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    Master BERNINA Software 8 - Getting Started 1/16

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    Master BERNINA Software 8 - Getting Started 2/16

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  • Master BERNINA Software 8 - Basics of Editing - Selection Methods

    Master BERNINA Software 8 - Basics of Editing - Selection Methods

  • Master BERNINA Software 8 - Basics of Editing - Methods and Types of Editing

    Master BERNINA Software 8 - Basics of Editing - Methods and Types of Editing

  •  Master BERNINA Software 8 - Basics of Editing - Ungrouping Options

    Master BERNINA Software 8 - Basics of Editing - Ungrouping Options

  • Master BERNINA Software 8 - Basics of Editing - Moving Objects Within A Design

    Master BERNINA Software 8 - Basics of Editing - Moving Objects Within A Design

  • Master BERNINA Software 8 - Basics of Editing - Changing the Size of A Design

    Master BERNINA Software 8 - Basics of Editing - Changing the Size of A Design

  • Master BERNINA Software 8 - Basics of Editing - Rotating, Skewing, and Mirroring

    Master BERNINA Software 8 - Basics of Editing - Rotating, Skewing, and Mirroring

  • Master BERNINA Software 8 - Basics of Editing - Changing Stitch Types

    Master BERNINA Software 8 - Basics of Editing - Changing Stitch Types

  • Master BERNINA Software 8 - Basics of Editing - Changing Colors

    Master BERNINA Software 8 - Basics of Editing - Changing Colors

  • Master BERNINA Software 8 - Basics of Editing - Thread Docker

    Master BERNINA Software 8 - Basics of Editing - Thread Docker

  • Master BERNINA Software 8 - Basics of Editing - More on Color

    Master BERNINA Software 8 - Basics of Editing - More on Color

  • Master BERNINA Software 8 - Basics of Editing - Combining Designs

    Master BERNINA Software 8 - Basics of Editing - Combining Designs

  • Master BERNINA Software 8 - Basics of Editing - Reshaping Designs

    Master BERNINA Software 8 - Basics of Editing - Reshaping Designs

  • Master BERNINA Software 8 - Basics of Editing - Context Menu

    Master BERNINA Software 8 - Basics of Editing - Context Menu

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