103 Mac Beth Drive,  Lower Burrell, PA  15068
(724) 334-1985          sewstore@hotmail.com
Est. 1996
Store Hours:
Tuesday        10-7 P.M.
Wednesday  10-5 P.M.
Thursday      10-5 P.M.
Friday            10-5 P.M.
Saturday       10-4 P.M.
Sun/Monday Closed
Serving the Pittsburgh area as an Authorized BERNINA Dealer since 1996
The Sewing Store
Software Sampler is a pre-recorded webinar conducted by Amanda Whitlatch, BERNINA Educator.  Ten times a year, Amanda will walk you through a project using the BERNINA Embroidery Software 7.  Amanda is an excellent teacher with extremely creative ideas for things to do with embroidery.  She is also very artistic and an expert with the topics she presents.  When you come to Software Sampler, you will receive a CD with all of the handouts, graphics and designs to complete that month's project.
Topics for 2014 Software Sampler

January ~  BERNINA Embroidery Software 7

Take a tour and look at what is new.  Review the new user interface and get set up for the new year.  This is a chance for everyone to start at the beginning again and review the basics.

February ~ Editing Designs

Change existing embroidery designs to suit a new purpose.  See amazing opportunities from a single design!

March ~ Lettering Options

Use the new lettering tools available in BERNINA Embroidery Software 7 to create monogram designs, and labels with the new small alphabets.  Create beautiful lettering effects using Art Canvas.

April ~ Create Your Own Designs

Look at the opportunities to create designs from different types of graphics.  Use the different automatic digitizing tools as well as create elements from scratch.

May ~ Dimensional Embroidery

Explore the new opportunities for dimensional embroidery with raised satin stitching, Trapunto, PunchWork and StumpWork.

June ~ Appliqué Options

Learn the different appliqué techniques available in the software.  Create beautiful appliqué designs with multiple pieces and decorative stitches.

August ~ Make It HUGE

Create a multi-hooped design.  Review the new features of BERNINA Embroidery Software 7 for better automatic multiple hooping and learn to use the new manual options to create and set your own reference points.

September ~ Realistic and Handwork Effects

Create embroidered Cross Stitch designs using the Cross Stitch program.  Create an embroidery from a photo or graphic with the PhotoSnap Tool.

October ~ Weird and Wonderful

Create special effects using different tools in the software.  This is a chance to explore some of the less frequently used tools and take a look at the opportunities Art Canvas provides.

November ~ In the Hoop Project

Review the techniques learned throughout the year and create a great quick gift that will embroider itself right in the hoop!