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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 Drop-in lessons.  If you are interested in a membership, please contact the store.    There are a total of 10 lessons through out the year.


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 Version 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 the scheduled lesson, because of this Bernina of Omaha has updated our cancellation 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. 

Instructor: Jamie
Instructor Bio: Jamie Mayolo
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Included Materials



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