Software Inspirations

Where:  Sew Smart, 2907 Rib Mountain Dr, Wausau, WI 54401
When:   9:30 AM on the last Saturday of the month
(Also, check the calendar of events in the footer of the website for the upcoming class and information.)


March 24No Holes Barred; Software 8 has five different types of embroidered holes that can be created.  Learn how to create embroidered cut-work using the new features of Software 8 and learn the difference between the five types.

We will learn:
  • How to create embroidered CutWork
  • The differences between types of CutWork holes
  • How to combine CutWork types
  • How to set “object properties” for CutWork


April 28Leave Your ImprintLeave Your Imprint; Create your own style with Elastic Fancy Fills in BERNINA Embroidery Software 8.1

You will learn to:
Add Elastic Fancy Fill to an object
Apply four different types of elastic layouts
Edit the fill for different effects
Apply a carving stamp to an object
Add a CutWork Border

May 26 Picture This; Explore Corel PHOTO-PAINT and learn how this program can be used in conjunction with Software 8 to create one-of-a-kind projects using your photographs.


June 23In an Instant – Auto Digitizing has more controls than ever before!  Let’s investigate what’s new with Auto Digitizing in Software 8 and learn how to improve auto digitized designs by inserting traveling stitches and starts and stops.

The following classes will be assigned the month/date in the near future:

What Goes Around – Learn to use all the controls associated with the Outlines & Offset tool in Software 8.

Painter Essentials – Take a tour of the Painter Essentials program to see what fantastic mixed media projects you can create!

Wave a Wand – Compare the new Magic Wand tools in Software 8.  Create simple designs, fast and easy!

Work Smarter – The Smart Fill tool is available in Corel SE.  Learn how to create special designs using this new creative tool.



Serger Classes

(I am currently working on my “Serger Instructor Certification” through Martha Pullen.  Classes will be offered soon at Sew Smart.  Get ready to dust off your serger and have some fun with it!!!)

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