6D™ Premier

Embroidery Intelligence. Inspired Design.

6D™ PREMIER is the ultimate embroidery software system, providing unlimited possibilities to design your ideas! Whether you wish to change colors to preview your embroidery, adjust stitch areas or add a personal touch of lettering, 6D™ PREMIER lets you do it all.

The 6D™ PREMIER package contains the complete range of 6D™ Embroidery software, wizards, fonts and embroideries, including five exclusive modules and 100 very special bonus designs.

Exclusive Design Elements:

Embroideries including superdesigns and 100 bonus designs:  1,300+
Frames and flourishes including 36 foam frames: 550+
Embroidery fonts including 6 puffy foam fonts: 145+
Motifs: 700+
Backgrounds: 2,400+
Clipart images: 375+

Modules Included

6D™ Windows® Explorer Plug-In

Managing your designs is earier then ever with the new 6D™ Embroidery System Windows®  Explorer Plug-in. supports Windows® 7& Windows®8. Easy sorts, convert file formats and more!

6D™ Embroidery Extra

Create designs, PhotoStitch and quilt blocks automatically for your personalized project and audition on real garments, quilt blocks and fabrics.


6D™ Card Shop

Create one-of-a-kind, personalized embroidered greeting cards and more automatically with over 600 themed templates, five different sizes and 14,000 theme variations.

6D™ Stitch Editor Plus

Reshape, restyle and improve our embroideries with ease.  Increase and decreases stitch density, convert different fill patterns and speciality fills, add trim commands and much more!


6D™ Cross Stitcher

Design attractive cross stitched embroideries with traditional quality and the speed of your embroidery machine.  150 patterns included, along with 27 elegant backstitch and cross stitch fonts.


6D™ Design Aligner

It's easier then ever to lay out large designs for your own hoop.  Split larges designs, adjust overlap areas, print templates and more!


6D™ Photostitch (exclusive module)

Create wonderful family quilts, framed pircures and much more, all automatically from your own photos and images.  Choose from 396 decorative frames and 75 border shapes.


6D™ Family Tree (exclusive module)

Create embroidery charts, quilt blocks and albulm pages automatically from your own family history.

6D™ Sketch (exclusive module)

Release your inner artist and "draw" your own stitch paintings. Create embroidery stitches as if you are using a pencil or paintbrush. 165 picture backgrounds and 53 calligraphy backgrounds included.

6D™ Design Creator (exclusive module)

Create the perfect embroidery with unlimited design possibilities. A streamlined creation process gives you total control and unlimited creativity.  Full editing and digitizing capabilities.

6D™ Font Digitizing (exclusive module)

Create your own fonts and SuperDesigns to use in the 6D™ Embroidery System. 

features and benefits

The 6D™ Embroidery Software System has these common features:

At your fingertips — Touch Gestures:
On Windows® 8 touchscreens, use pinch Zoom, Autoscroll, and Select and Move. Special Resize and Rotate features are also available in 6D™ Embroidery and 6D™ Stitch Editor Plus.

Real-world View:
Create, edit, and display designs in true three-dimensional reality with Life View. Watch Solar Active and Glow in the Dark threads change, and preview designs with special techniques such as Puffy Foam, twin needle and dual threads! Also audition your projects to the last detail. Preview your designs on textured backgrounds or real-life fabrics and garments and watch them “stitching” on screen with the Design Player.

Choose Colors:
View your threads including metallic, multicolor and varying thicknesses in your preferred real-life hoop. Design with your choice of over 16,000 threads, even specialty threads, from 33 manufacturers or design multiple personal MyThreads palettes. Adjust color tone, brightness and contrast to automatically select new threads.

Multi-Part Design Saving:
Design parts stay separate when you save, open and copy, allowing individual parts of a design to be modified after saving. Easily load and save most popular embroidery formats; Export is optimized for sewing. It’s also quick and easy to send an embroidery to your connected PFAFF® embroidery machine.

Education Tools and Resources:
Friendly, helpful tooltips and extensive program help are built right in, plus Comprehensive User’s Guides and an Online Learning Center. You will automatically receive the latest tools and improvements with Smart Update.


File Formats:


Bernina ART (.art version 1-3; load only)
Brother / Babylock / Bernina PEC (.pec)
Brother / Babylock / Bernina PES (.pes version 2-9)
Compucon / Singer PSW (.xxx)
Husqvarna Viking (.vp3 single and multipart, .vip)
Husqvarna (.hus, .shv)
Janome (.jef, .sew)
Melco (.exp)
Pfaff (.pcs)
Pfaff (.vp3 single and multipart, .vip)
Tajima (.dst)
Toyota (.10*)

System Requirements:

Windows® 8.1, 8 or Windows® 7
PC with Intel® processor or equivalent (1 GHz or higher)
1GB RAM (32-bit) or 2GB RAM (64-bit)
2GB hard disk space
Screen resolution 1024 x 768, 16 million colors (1280 x 768 recommended)
Mouse or drawing tablet
USB port
Internet activation required


Product Code Sheet


User Guides:

6D™ Getting Started
6D™ Embroidery
6D™ Embroidery Extra
6D™ Card Shop
6D™ Stitch Editor Plus & Design Aligner
6D™ Cross Stitcher
6D™ PhotoStitch
6D™ Family Tree
6D™ Sketch
6D™ Design Creator

Software Modules Included:

6D™ Windows® Explorer Plug-In
6D™ Embroidery Extra
6D™ Card Shop
6D™ Stitch Editor Plus*
6D™ Design Aligner*
6D™ Cross Stitcher*
6D™ PhotoStitch**
6D™ Family Tree**
6D™ Sketch**
6D™ Design Creator**
6D™ Font Digitizing**


*Additional modules are available in the 6D™ Premier package or via add on purchase on the Internet

**Exclusive modules are available in the 6D™ Premier package or as part of an upgrade to 6D™ Premier.


external resources

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