Software Club

Each month we will explore a different feature in the BERNINA Embroidery Software V9 DesignerPlus - a highly comprehensive suite of tools.

If you have a prior version, you can still join us as we will be covereing many basics.
This is a guided video/demo class, you do not need to bring your machine.

Bring your 3.0 USB drive and you can take the class home with you.
If you miss a class you can still purchase it!

November 2023 - Lessons in Artwork Canvas

In this lesson we will learn about the amazing tools in the BERNINA Embroidery Software. If you’ve never looked into Artwork Canvas, this class will show you some of the fun, creative tools that rest within this powerful program in BERNINA Embroidery Software.

October 2023 - Advanced Applique to the Max

This lesson is about the amazing tools in the BERNINA Embroidery Software. Let’s review our basic tools of applique and delve further into Advanced Appliqué to create unique appliqué designs that are beyond the basics. Also learn how to adapt the stitch properties when you use heavier threads for your appliqué.

September 2023 - Cross Stitch and Multi-hooping

This lesson is about the amazing tools in the BERNINA Embroidery Software. Create a cross stitch design that goes beyond the boundaries of the hoop. Learn basic cross stitch tips and also learn some multi-hooping tricks.

August 2023 - Embellishment Tricks

Learn different ways to incorporate embellishments in your software.

July 2023 - Get Creative with Fills and Effects

This lesson is about the amazing tools in the BERNINA Embroidery Software to create special fills and effects. Let’s experiment with these tools to create unique abstract designs!

June 2023 - Digitizing a Logo Patch


In this lesson we will learn to create a plan for digitizing a logo and then learn the steps for creating a patch from the logo design.

April 2023 - Digitizing for Computerized Quilting

We will learn about creating designs for computerized quilting. Begin by planning your project in Quilter, add a quilting or applique design to your plan, and learn how to digitize quilting designs to complete your creation. Learn the tricks to adjust a quilting design to place the design behind an appliqued block

February 2023 - Creating Subway Art
Learn to design unique subway-inspired art. Let’s create a graffiti wall hanging using our lettering tools with a little bit of help from Artwork Canvas. Choose a theme, choose your phrase, and choose some art to create a special, one-of-a-kind wall hanging

January 2023 - Back to Basics
This month’s lesson is revisiting the basics of embroidery software.
The class will cover basic tips when using the software to create embroidery designs.
Tips for lettering, tips for digitizing, tips for organizing your design files,
and tips for computer upkeep and back-up will be included. 
Cost: $ 10.00
Instructor Name:Cindy Fink