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BERNINA Embroidery Software 7

BERNINA of America, Aurora, IL; (630) 978-2500; www.bernina.com

Cost: MSRP DesignerPlus: $1,999

What it is: BERNINA Embroidery Software 7 is the latest version of BERNINA’s embroidery software. It includes 3-D effects, simple editing and extensive lettering options that give sewists a chance to enjoy advanced embroidery software. Users can quickly preview designs in alternate colors with the Color Wheel, create motifs with automatic digitizing and fine-tune them with various editing features – all on an intuitive user interface with larger icons.

What’s new:

  • Advanced monogramming and lettering
  • Auto-digitizing and full manual digitizing functionality
  • 3-D effects, including StumpWork, Trapunto and PunchWork.

Key features:

  • Hundreds of built-in, ready-to-stitch designs
  • Multi-hooping enhancements for digitizing registration marks
  • Artistic view of pattern fills, borders and stamps
  • Lettering additions such as micro lettering, run alphabets, 3-D alphabets and calligraphy
  • Choice of women’s, men’s or children’s apparel for a design background
  • Integration with COREL Essentials X6.