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V6 Software and Cutwork: BERNINA Unveils Accessory and Software Tools That Enhance Creativity.

The centuries-old art of sewing and quilting is not limited to what someone can do with a sewing machine. The same innovation team that developed revolutionary machines like The BERNINA 8 Series has created software and accessories that literally infuse sewing and quilting with art. They make anything that can be imagined, possible to create.

Improving on its world-class machine embroidery software BERNINA Embroidery Software V6, in DesignerPlus, and EditorPlus is the first home software to include CorelDRAW® Essentials 4. BERNINA Embroidery Software users can apply special effects or freehand-drawn elements to create one-of-a-kind designs that are easily stitched onto fabric using nearly any embroidery machine – regardless of brand or hoop size. Now available at BERNINA Dealers in the United States of America at a suggested retail price starting at $999, the software offers several exclusive features:

  1. The Automatic Digitizing feature easily converts any graphic format into an embroidery design file.
  2. In this latest version, BERNINA Embroidery Software V6 DesignerPlus takes monogramming to a new level with unique envelope styles, borders and ornaments.
  3. A Color Wheel tool that is easy to use and fascinating to watch lets you “audition” the design in endless color-ways before the software automatically selects the appropriate thread colors from the thread brand selected.
  4. The integrated BERNINA Quilter Program provides simple to use tools for designing and previewing a quilt project with the blocks, fabric, layout and embroidery designs of choice.
  5. The Design Outline Effects feature on DesignerPlus automatically outlines a finished embroidery design and offers a variety of stitch options.
  6. With BERNINA Embroidery Software DesignerPlus the design may be split and sequenced with reference points added for perfect placement of multi-hooped designs.

Another BERNINA innovation is a revolutionary new accessory - BERNINA CutWork Accessory and Software - that provides the technology and power to cut shapes, patterns and designs from single or multiple fabric layers.
The patented BERNINA CutWork Accessory Tool is designed to replace the standard needle in a BERNINA Embroidery System to cut shapes and designs guided by the embroidery module. Working in tandem with the Software, this innovative new product offers significant time savings and consistently precise cutting and stitching for home decorating projects, reverse appliqué projects, elegant traditional cutwork and cutting quilt shapes. Available at BERNINA Dealers in the United States at the suggested retail price of $499, the BERNINA CutWork Accessory and Software offers several elite features:

  1. The Outline Shape function converts a computer mouse into a free-hand drawing tool that can create any possible shape to cut or stitch.
  2. The Sequence feature provides simple project planning, by creating a view of each layer of CutWork design as well as elements for cutting and embroidering.
  3. Editing can be done within the Sequence view. Replication is simple with a Clone feature that instantly creates duplicates of a single design and allows for custom arrangement of the duplicate designs on a rectangular or circular baseline.
Founded in Switzerland more than 100 years ago, BERNINA is the world's premier manufacturer with a proven reputation for offering state-of-the-art sewing and embroidery systems, sergers and embroidery software. BERNINA's leadership is marked by an impressive number of industry leaders, influencers and artisans who chose to partner with the company. BERNINA products are sold in the United States through a network of approximately 500 fully trained dealerships. In 2008, the company introduced the revolutionary BERNINA 830 , a machine designed to change the home sewing industry.
To learn more and to find a dealer, visit www.berninausa.com