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Software Club - Single Lesson for 2023

Each month for 10 months we will dive into practical use for embroidery software and showcase the tools to bring your vision to life. Supporting new and existing software
users alike, Software Inspirations will open a new world of embroidery possibilities with the help of our latest software, Version 9.

Lessons will be offered twice a month, one evening and one Saturday.    

Saturday clubs will be offered in person or via online.   Evening clubs will be offered via Online only.

This is for single lessons.  If you are interested in membership, please contact the store.    There are a total of 10 lessons.


Topics Covered in 2023*

Lesson 1 - Back to the Basics

We will begin the year with some basics. 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.

Lesson 2- Creating Subway 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.


Lesson 3 - Digitizing 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.

Lesson 4 - Digitizing a Logo Patch

Learn how to create a plan for digitizing a logo and then learn the steps for creating a patch from the logo design.

Lesson 5 - Get Creative with Fills & Effects

We have amazing tools in the software to create special fills and effects. Let’s experiment with these tools to create unique abstract designs.


Lesson 6 - Embellishment Tricks

Create fun embroidery effects using ribbons, yarns, and decorative stitches

Lesson 7 - Cross Stitch & Multi-Hooping

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.  Software Versions 7-9 welcome.  

Lesson 8 - Advanced Applique to the Max

Let’s review our basic tools of applique and delve further into Advanced Applique to create unique applique designs that are beyond the basics. Also learn how to adapt the stitch properties when you use heavier threads for your applique.

Lesson 9 - Lessons in Artwork Canvas

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.

Lesson 10 - Creating Three-Dimensional Designs

Learn to digitize designs that include three-dimensional effects including cut velvet, puffy foam, couching, and StumpWork. Create a sampler book of 3D techniques.

*Lesson Topics Subject to change

Come expand your knowledge of the Bernina Embroidery Software.

Please note the materials and meeting links will be sent to you the night before scheduled lesson, because of this Bernina of Lincoln has updated our cancelation policy for all Software and DesignWorks lessons.  If you are unable to attend and would like to request a refund, you must do so before 5pm the night before your scheduled class. 

*Subject to Change


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Included Materials



This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.