Bernina Designer Plus V8.1
The Bernina Designer Plus V8.0
BERNINA embroidery software lets you design, manipulate, embroider and quilt with the greatest precision – the ultimate in design freedom.
Compatible with windows 7-10
Automatic digitizing of artwork
The practical BERNINA Embroidery Software Version 8 allows you to automatically digitize artwork in a wide range of formats, so that it can be edited on-screen before being stitched out. Thanks to the BERNINA Embroidery Software V8, scanned drawings, pixel images or design sketches are all a cinch to use as artwork for your embroidery creations. No prior technical knowledge of file formats is required to use this automatic digitizing function – the embroidery software automatically converts all artwork into the right format for your embroidery machine. Turn artwork from a number of popular graphic formats into embroidery with just a simple mouse click. No experience required, it doesn’t get any easier!
Design and embroider monograms
The BERNINA embroidery software gives you the freedom to design and edit elegant monograms. No longer are you dependent on templates, or on the embroidery designs of others. Create and alter monograms and personalized labels however you wish. Provide them with attractive frames, ornaments, and edges, and embroider it all precisely with your BERNINA. The embroidery software allows you complete freedom with the creative design. Your sewing and embroidery projects bear your own individual and distinctive signature, like an original work of art.
Embroider attractive “carved stitch” effects
Embroider magical relief effects that look as if they’ve been carved. Create delightful patterns that reflect the light in different ways, lending sophisticated textures to your embroidery. You’ll be thrilled with the impressive, professional-looking results achieved thanks to the your BERNINA embroidery machine’s precise stitch formations. Creating designs with “carved stitch” effects is simplicity itself. Simply select the desired place and add the “carved” effect – accomplished with great precision by the embroidery software.
Design outline effects
The unique Outline feature in the BERNINA embroidery software lets you instantly add attractive borders and outlines to your embroidery designs.
The outline function places a number of outline stitches at your disposal – simply select the one you want with a click of your mouse. It’s child’s play to create a design outline that precisely follows the outline of your embroidery motif. With just a few simple mouse clicks, the BERNINA embroidery software provides accurate, attractive outlines for your designs.
Free-hand drawing made easy
The BERNINA Embroidery Software V8 features easy-to-use freehand-drawing tools that let you draw closed shapes, lines and dashes freehand, quickly and easily. Next, simply select the desired outline or fill, and you’re done! Thanks to the BERNINA Embroidery Software V8, you can design charming motifs and effects and embroider them with your BERNINA embroidery machine with the utmost precision in next to no time. A powerful creative tool for the discerning who wish to transform their own ideas into high-quality embroideries.
New Features to version 8
Now available on a USB stick, it includes an advanced range of great new features, including 3D effects, for unique surface embellishments.
Turn your favorite photo into embroidered eternity with the new Color PhotoStitch feature. The new 3D Globe Effect brings pattern fills to life while the incredible Couch- ing Effect plays with wool thread and embroidery in combination. Your monograms and letters clearly stand out with Puffy Lettering and the advanced CutWork functions gives your cut-outs outstanding results. Use the PunchWork and StumpWork options to add special effects in combination with embroidery.
The incredible software features are easy to use and navigate thanks to the updated user-friendly interface. The Positioning feature makes it easy to place designs in the right spot. Creating large designs is a cinch because of the Multi-hooping feature which auto- matically places more than one hoop for large designs. Palette positions are numbered for easy reference within the new Color Management system. And embroidering on quilts just got easier with the new Automated Quilt block layout feature. Whatever you imagine-you can do with the BERNINA Embroidery Software 8 DesignerPlus. Whether it’s applying special effects to artwork, adding text, shapes, freehand drawing elements or tracing bitmaps for unique multi-media projects. Easily turn artwork from various graphic formats into embroidery designs in just one click using the Automatic Digitizing tool. Preview your design on different article options. Embroidery has never been easier and more fun.
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
Create an incredible spherical look with the 3D Globe Effect
Turn your flat embroidery into a 3D design only by visual illusion
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
Set the design worksheet and add the template to your preview
Move and rotate the design within hoop
Use the advanced print preview options
Use hoop template and basting stitch markers for exact positioning
Automatically places hoops to cover the entire design, fitting as many objects as possible into each hoop position
Preview hooping sequence
Save as complete design or as separate multi-hooping machine files
Color Wheel features various options
Chosen colors are tagged with a blue marker
Hide or show unused colors in the palette
Easy to pick a color
New Thread Docker makes it easy to select your choice of thread brands
Horizontal or vertical layout
Automated Quilt Block Layout
Automatic quilt background stitching used to create echo quilting, scroll quilting, or stipple-filled quilt blocks
Quilt block sizing and positioning aids
Integrated Embroidery Library
Better and more powerful search engine
Quicker access to all designs and improved design management
Easier to browse, group and search for designs
User-friendly Interface and Improved Features
Enhanced, intuitive and easy-to-manage toolboxes and dockers
Choice between small or large icons for a perfect view
Tool names can be displayed if desired
More than one design can be opened at a time, easy switching between designs via design tabs