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Pattern making software

sewlittlex | Posted in Equipment and Supplies on

Has anyone used the pattern making software by Bernina called My Label?

If so, what do you think?  I’m not a typical shape and would like to get interested in my own designs and it sounds too good to be true.


  1. jjgg | | #1

    My Label is not on the market yet, some time very soon, but not yet. I've seen it demo'd. I believe there are about 50 measurements you need to plug in. there is a demo model on line at Bernina USA that you can download and play with.

    There are only 20 styles in the program at this point, I thought that was rather limited. I suppose they will add more in the future, probably for a price

    Edited 10/8/2007 12:10 am ET by jjgg

    1. sewlittlex | | #3

      Thanks for your input - I didn't realize it's not available.  I have no idea of the cost either.  I don't want to get my hopes up and find out that it is cost prohibitive.  Anyone know the approximate cost?

      1. jjgg | | #4

        I believe the My label by bernina is $500.00 I thought that was rather pricey for what you get. The selling point that I think will get many home sewers is that after you plug in your measurements, it shows a model with your figure, then after you select the design you can select fabric and put the outfit on the model so you can "see what you look like" I doubt its very realistic. You can also 'scan in your own fabric' These are cute niceties for people, I know I have a hard time visualizing a finished product in the fabric I picked, but I wouldn't pay $500.00 to get it. Esp when I don't think it would realistically show how the fabric will behave (think slinky vs stiff fabric)

        1. sewlittlex | | #5

          I agree that $500 is too much to pay.  This is what I needed to know.  Thanks for the valuable info. 

  2. MaryinColorado | | #2

    I have the demo downloaded to a CD but haven't had time to play with it yet.  I am hoping to get patternmaking software from Santa this year.  I  also plan to test drive the Wild Ginger software. 

    Does anyone have recommendations? 

    You might want to check http://www.patternreview.com too, they may have reviews on it.  Mary

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