Upgrade BERNINA Embroidery Software 8.1 DesignerPlus

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  • £695

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This version is for existing owners of EditorPlus 5, 6 or 7 who wish to upgrade to DesignerPlus version 8.1. You will need your original dongle in order to upgrade.


Digitise all of your favourite designs and create truly unique pieces of work with your own embroideries..

Introducing the new BERNINA Embroidery software 8.1 DesignerPlus. Complete with Colour Photostitch, 3D Globe effect, Couching, Intergrated design library and Multi-hooping for largeembroidery designs. Compatible with Windows 7/8/10 and 4k monitors and also includes CorelDraw Graphics Suite SE!

Turn your favourite photo into embroidered eternity with the new Colour PhotoStitch feature. The new 3D Globe Effect brings pattern fills to life while the incredible Couching Effect plays with wool thread and embroidery in combination. Your monograms and letters clearly stand out with Puffy Lettering and the advanced CutWork functions give your cut-outs outstanding results. Use the PunchWork and StumpWork options to add special effects in combination with embroidery.


• 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

Colour Management
• Colour Wheel features various options
• Chosen colours are tagged with a blue marker
• Hide or show unused colours in the palette
• Easy to pick a colour
• 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

New Technical Features
• Compatible with Windows 7/8/10 and 4K monitors
• Includes CorelDRAW Graphics Suite SE
• Enhanced Knife Tool

The new BERNINA Embroidery Software V8 package consists of a USB stick and a Product Key Card, which replaces the traditional dongle. The USB stick is used for software installation and the Product Key Card is used for activation. BERNINA Embroidery Software 8 is only available at the DesignerPlus level. For more information about installation, update and/or upgrade, please contact your local BERNINA store or visit bernina.com/V8. 




What's in the package:


  • USB stick

  • Product Activation Code Sheet




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