PE Design 11

Best suited to advanced embroiderers.  Enjoy unbridled creativity with our newest and most advanced embroidery design software: PE-Design 11. Building on the success of its predecessor – PE-Design 10 – this updated version offers new and enhanced features for creating unique embroidery designs, stitches and quilt fill patterns.

£1,099.00 Inc. VAT

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Unleash your potential with our newest and most advanced embroidery design software: PE-Design 11.

Choose PE-Design 11 to design, convert, edit and scan your own embroidery patterns on your computer. You can even convert images into photo stitch designs or create appliqué patterns. Once complete, you can send your designs to your embroidery or sewing machines, or even selected models of ScanNCut machines.

PE-Design 11 also lets you specify multiple sewing directions, optimise sewing order, convert stitch patterns to outline patterns and much more. With a host of built in designs, fonts and its new, easy-to-use interface, you’re sure to love working with the PE-Design 11. 




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Key Features

PE Design 11 software on a red background with multicoloured circles

  • Design, convert, edit and scan your own embroidery patterns  
  • Convert your own images into photo stitching
  • Send patterns direct to your Luminaire Innov-is XP1 or Stellaire XE1/XJ1 wirelessly
  • 130 fonts with font filter & Font mapping
  • Stitch Design Factory - create your own stitches
  • Compatible with ScanNCut - import FCM files to create embroidery designs
  • More powerful quilting functions - echo fill, decorative fill, stippling and much more


  • Printing and stitching
  • Mix gradients and colours
  • Photostitch
  • Cross stitch
  • Layout and Editing Center – design embroideries, appliqués and more
  • Design Center and Design Database, featuring more than 1000 built-in designs
  • Font Creator with font import function
  • Programmable stitch creator – create decorative fill patterns for quilting
  • Stitch Design Factory – create your own unique decorative stitches
  • Hundreds of built-in fonts
  • New enhanced easy to use interface
  • New WLAN function – send your designs wirelessly between your computer and your Innov-is Luminaire XP1
  • New background fill with echo quilting
  • New improved image tracing for photo stitch and auto punch
  • More advanced editing functions like round fill stitch and flexible spiral stitch
  • Original decorative fill creator
  • Font mapping
  • Updated thread chart
  • More options for object alignment
  • New convert region to line sewing
  • Enhancements of PE-Design 10 features like Fabric Selector and Colour Palette

System Requirements

  • PC: IBM PC or compatible PC
  • Operating system: Windows®11/Windows®10/Windows®8.1/Windows®7
  • Processor: 1GHz or higher
  • Main memory: 512MB (1GB or more recommended)
  • Hard drive capacity: 300MB
  • Monitor: XGA (1024x768), 16 bit colour or higher
  • Port: 2 x USB
  • Internet access required for upgrade

Specification Details

Specification Details

Product Type Design Software
Skill Level Expert, Intermediate
Advanced User Interface Yes
Applications 7
Build-In Threaded Brand 15
Change Colour Palette Yes
Create Split Embroidery Designs Yes
Fabric Setting Yes
fcm (ScanNCut file) Export Yes
File Export Yes
File Import Yes
Hoop Size Up to 360 x 360 / 272 x 408
Import fcm (ScanNCut file) Yes
Install Program In PE Design Software Key
Jump Stitch Trimming Setting Yes
Link Yes
Minimum PC Requirement Internet access: Required for upgrade, Memory: 1GB or more is recommended, Operation System: Windows 7/8.1/10, Port: 2 available USB
Multi-Position Hoops Yes
Online Manual Yes
PES Thumbnail Display Yes
Security Device PE Design Software Key
Stitch Stimulation Yes
Template Function Yes
Wireless Export (Embroidery File) Yes
Wireless Import (Embroidery File) Yes
Decorative Fill Pattern Yes
Motif Pattern Yes
Programmable Fill/Stamp Pattern Yes
Create Sewing Stitch Patterns Stitch Design Factory
File Export (Sewing Stitch Pattern) Yes
Wireless Export (Sewing stitch pattern) Yes
Heart, Star, etc 30
Line/Curve/Freehand Yes
Manual Punch Yes
Rectangle, Circle Yes
Applique Wizard Yes
Background Fill Wizard Yes
Circle Copy Yes
Convert Region to Line Yes
Convert Stitch to Outline Yes
Convert Text to Outline Yes
Curved Direction Line Yes
Direction Line Editing Yes
Embossing/Engraving Yes
Embroidered Patch, Cutwork Wizard Yes
Floral Line Yes
Keep Density of Stitch Patterns Yes
Lock Function Yes
Matrix Copy Yes
Mirror Copy Yes
Offset Line Yes
Point Editing Yes
Remove Overlapping, Merge, Hole Sewing Setting Yes
Scale, Rotate, Flip Yes
Sewing Order Optimization Yes
Splitting Off/Dividing Stitch Pattern Yes
Stitch Point Editing Yes
Stitch to Block function Yes
Build-In Fonts 100
Custom Font Pattern Creation Font Creator
Font Mapping (Registering Embroidery Data as a Font) Font Creator
Monogram 2
Name Drop Yes
Outline Around Letters Yes
Small Font 10
Text Transform Yes
True Type Font Yes
Auto Punch Yes
Cross Stitch Yes
Image Color Tune Yes
Mask Select Yes
Photo Stitch1 (Complex Type) Yes
Photo Stitch2 (Simple Type) Yes
Vector Image Conversion Yes
Graduation and Colour Blending Yes
Line Sew Type 9 - Running, Zigzag, Triple, Motif, Stem, Candlewicking, E/V, Chain, Cutting
Load/Save Default Setting Yes
Region Sew Type 14 - Satin, Fill, Programmable fill, Motif, Piping, Cross Stitch, Concentric Circle, Radial, Spiral, Flexible Spiral, Stippling, Net Fill, Zigzag Net Fill, Decorative Fill