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Bernina Designer plus V8

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Bernina's cutting-edge software is equipped with numerous innovative functions and features. Here, we provide you with an overview of what your preferred software is capable of, and tell you all about the advantages of the BERNINA Embroidery Software 8. 


General Features 

Embroidery Library with search capability 
Separate folder for designs and machine files 
New thread charts added 
New Benartex fabrics added 
USB stick for software installation 
Product key for software activation 


Hoop templates for design positioning 
BERNINA E16 hoops included 

Three-Dimensional (3D) Designs 


Thread Palette Selection 

My Threads docker 


Automatic kerning for distinctive fonts 


Monogram Template Designs 

Edit and Customize 

Layout to Work Area / Quilt Block 
Copy and apply object properties 
Duplicate with or without offset 
Array and Reflect Mirror Merge tools 
Knife tool to cut filled objects 
Basting Stitch Marker and Graphic Markers 

View Designs 

Design tabs 
Hoop templates 
Show Work Area / Quilt Block 
Travel toolbar 
Design grouped, when opened 

Edit Stitch Functions 

Always tie-off and trim 


Cut buttonhole slit 


Create Appliqué with CutWork 

Stitch Effects 

3D Globe Effect for pattern fills 
Elastic Fancy Fill 
Alternating Pattern Fills 
Quilting Backgrounds 

Stitch Types (Fills and Outlines) 

Sculptured Run Outline 
Zigzag Outline 

Auto Digitizing 

Color PhotoStitch 
Magic Wand Block Digitizing 
Magic Wand Fill without Holes 
Magic Wand Centerline Trace 
Selectable Magic Wand color matching methods 


Save designs in the all new V8 ART format 

Other Features 

Right-click menu for object editing 
Feedback Reporter to report software issues 

CorelDraw® Essentials X6 

Enhance your creativity with the power of CorelDraw® Essentials X6. Apply special effects to artwork, add text, shapes; freehand draw elements or trace bitmaps for unique multimedia projects. 

Automatic Digitizing 

Turn artwork from a number of popular graphic formats into embroidery with just a simple mouse click. No experience required! The powerful automatic digitizing takes care of everything. 

Colour Wheel 

Preview your design in a variety of color ways quickly and easily. The software will select the perfect color match from the included thread charts. Color Wheel is just one of the easy ways to recolor your designs. 

Style Preview 

The Style Preview offers a realistic view of how the embroidery will match with real articles. You can choose from a diverse selection of articles for men, women and children. The realistic representation enables you to determine how to best proportion your embroidery in relation to the cloth.

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Phone: (613) 372-1972
Address: 4909 Hwy. 38
                Harrowsmith, Ontario
                K0H 1V0

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