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BERNINA Embroidery Software V8.2

BERNINA Embroidery Software 8 offers an advanced range of great new features, including 3D effects, for unique surface embellishments. Turn your favourite photo into an embroidered treasure with the new Colour PhotoStitch feature. The new 3D Globe Effect brings pattern fills to life while the incredible Couching Effect lets you blend wool thread and embroidery in a beautiful combination. Make your monograms and letters stand out with Puffy Lettering and achieve outstanding results with the advanced CutWork functions. Use the PunchWork and StumpWork options to add special effects to enhance your embroidery.

Color PhotoStitch

  • Combine two creative passions: photography and embroidery
  • Take a picture and turn it into an incredible embroidery design
  • With automatic digitizing your picture is transferred into an easy-to-stitch-out embroidery design - with one click

3D Globe Effect

  • Create an incredible spherical look with the 3D Globe Effect
  • Turn your flat embroidery into a 3D design only by visual illusion


  • Create special embroidered effects with yarns, cords, wool etc. in combination with classic stitching
  • These sculptured threads stand out on your design for stunning effects and textures

Integrated Design Library

  • Load all your embroidery designs into the library with a click of a button
  • Improved and more powerful search engine
  • Quicker access to all designs and enhanced design management
  • Easy to browse, group and search for embroidery designs

Advanced CutWork: Appliqué included

  • Advanced CutWork function for eyelet embroidery and appliqué
  • Gives your cut-outs outstanding results


  • Use hoop template and basting stitch markers for exact positioning
  • Set the design worksheet and add the template to your preview
  • Move and rotate the design within the hoop for a perfect embroidery placement
  • Use the advanced print preview options


  • Automatically places hoops to cover the entire embroidery design, fitting as many objects as possible into each hoop position
  • Preview hooping sequence
  • Functions to easily embroider big designs
  • Save as complete design or as separate multi-hooping embroidery machine files

Color Management

  • Color chart positions are numbered for easy reference
  • Color Wheel features multiple options
  • Chosen colors are tagged with a blue marker
  • Hide or show unused colors in the chart
  • Easy to pick a color and fill separate sections
  • Default colors in palette (56 + 3 appliqué)
  • Horizontal or vertical layout

User-Friendly Interface and Improved Features

  • Intuitive and easy to manage menu
  • Show tool names and enlarge icons for a perfect view
  • Design tabs to toggle between multiple designs

Automated Quilt Block Layout

  • Automatic quilt background stitching used to create ‘echo’ quilting designs, like scroll clipped or stipple filled quilt blocks
  • Quilt block sizing and positioning aids

Simple Software Installation

  • USB stick for installation and product key for software activation – No more dongles!
  • Installation file with all software components included
  • Only DesignerPlus is available as Update, Upgrade or Full Version. EditorPlus is discontinued
  • Compatible with Windows® 7 – 10


  • Use the knife tool to cut single outlines or closed objects into separate objects.
  • For example divide lettering into separate objects and apply different fills to create a unique font.
  • Or cut single or groups of objects to create gaps and overlaps.

Further features of BERNINA Embroidery Software 8

  • StumpWork
  • PunchWork
  • Trapunto
  • 3D Puffy Lettering: choose from many fonts
  • CorelDraw® Graphics Suite SE included
  • Color Wheel and Color Management
  • Style Preview: combine your sewing project with embroidery
  • Compatible with Windows 7/8/10 and 4k monitors


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