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