New Features



Creative DRAWings® 8 represents the most advanced technology in the embroidery design field today.

Creative DRAWings® software is a unique software solution which allows you to create designs easily and fast, either from scratch or by using vector images or even bitmap images and stitch files. It is equally perfect for novices as well as experienced users who may use it in combination with their existing software solution. Creative DRAWings® can be used for graphics designing, textile and screen printing, embroidery, monogramming as well as computerized quilting.


With innovative features that can easily transform your creative ideas into beautiful embroidery, Creative DRAWings® 8 is the perfect embroidery software match for everyone.

Creative DRAWings® is not like other embroidery software on the market. It is designed to do the "thinking", allowing your creative ideas to flow free. That means you don’t have to worry about the technical issues in creating your embroidery design. And with all of the added features in Version 8, the possibilities are unlimited.


New features


  • NEW Vector fill Pen type
  • NEW Stippling fill type
  • NEW More Applique options
  • NEW Improved File format support
  • NEW Software key for more freedom
  • NEW Automatic Software Update
  • NEW Wings’ modular 6 embroidery software Basic module


NEW features video


Vector fill Pen type

With the Vector fill tool you can create beautiful designs by drawing over large Satin on Step filled shapes. Every curve you are drawing it is automatically converted to stitch penetration points in the shape below. Apply Array fill to a shape and fill it with a Vector fill object to create unique and complex effects on your Satin/Step filled designs. It also can be used for splitting wide Satin bars and avoid having too long satin stitches.

Vector fill Pen type



Stippling fill type

Create beautiful designs with stippling that you can use either for embroidery. It is very easy to use and adjust.


Stippling fill type

Artistic Quilt with stippling stitches

Create beautiful designs with stippling that you can use for quilting. Quilting was never easier.

Artistic Quilt with stippling stitches

Array fill combined with vector fill

Create beautiful embroidery fill patterns by combining array fill with vector fill.


Array fill combined with vector fill


Apply styles on stippling

Create beautiful fills by applying styles on stippling. Adjust the Density and stitch length of the stippling style to get the desired result.

Apply styles on stipplning


More Applique options

You can now set the holding stitches to E-stitch, Zig-Zag or Satin. A new feature of remove overlapped Applique was also added. The Fabric trim option that you will select, will affect the way the applique design will be embroidered.

More Applique options

Combine stippling with vector fill

Any Running based shapes like stippling can be converted to vector fill with a single click. A combination of the two can produce unique embroidery results.

Combine stippling with vector fill

Improved File format support

  • Improved support for .AI format up to CC
  • Improved support for .EPS format up to CC
  • Improved support for .svg files
Improved File format support

Software key for more freedom


Software key for more freedom

Creative DRAWings 8 can now run with a Software key that gives you the freedom to work without worrying about where you have placed your USB hardware key. Also leaves one more USB port available for any other use. Existing customers can work with their USB hardware key or have it replaced with a Software key, upon request.


Automatic Software Update

Creative DRAWings 8 now periodically checks for updates and informs you if there is any new additions for your software. Now you will be always up to date and use the software always with its latest features.

Automatic Software Update


Includes Wings’ modular® 6 version (BASIC module)

Wings modular 6

In Creative DRAWings 8 package, Wings’ modular 6 embroidery software comes with "Basic" module only, that includes many useful embroidery abilities and communicates directly with Creative DRAWings 8. Wings’ modular "Basic" module comes with more than 3000 free embroidery designs.

The Basic module features are listed below:


Working with files:


  • New interface and new 3D working space
  • Load Designs
  • Save a design in the Hard disk
  • Save a design in the hard disk with a new name.
  • Read from machine floppies
  • Write in machine floppies
  • Format machine disks
  • Browser Explorer like
  • Recent files
  • Send designs via email
  • Search option by: Size / Stitches / Dates / Customer / Designer / Keywords etc.
  • Single and Multi Print
  • Export to DXF format
  • 99 thread colors in every design
  • More useful information about sequins and how they are applied were added into the software
  • Export the 3D realistic embroidery preview to embroidery look image and use it for textile printing or for promoting your work

Supported file formats

  • Supported file formats
  • Wings 2000 (".mls")
  • Tajima (".dst", ".dsz", ".dsb")
  • Tajima TBF (".tbf")
  • Sunstar SWF (".sst")
  • SEF xp (".sef")
  • Pfaff (".ksm",".pcs",".pcm")
  • Bernina/Melco expanded (".exp")
  • Melco Condensed (".cnd")
  • APS/DOS (".stc", ".pch")
  • Singer (".xxx")
  • Brother/ Baby Lock/ Bernina (".pes")
  • Brother/ Baby Lock/ Bernina (".pec")
  • Husqvarna (".Hus")
  • Husqvarna Viking (".Vip")
  • Viking Designer 1(".shv")
  • Janome (".Jef", ".sew", ".Jef+")
  • Juki (".M3")
  • Happy (".tap")
  • Toyota (".10O")
  • QuiltCAD (".hqf")
  • PC Quilter (".txt")
  • Statler Stitcher (".qli")
  • Mitsubishi HD (".1??")
  • Barudan FDR (".U??")
  • ZSK TC (".Z??")

Viewing Tools:


  • Embroidering process simulation tools(slow redraw)
  • Zooming and Panning tools
  • Show the design in actual size and pre-selected scale
  • Show/Hide objects for easier digitizing
  • Various ways to make selections (Select all / Select None / Invert Selection / select by color / select by stitch type / Also with the mouse)
  • 3D preview and Edit designs
  • Grid and Guidelines for creating accurate designs
  • Show/Hide design's outline
  • Show/Hide needle penetration points
  • Show stitches up to cursor position tool
  • Show information on the selected objects
  • Measure the designs with the measure tool
  • Customize the color and the thickness of all inserted outlines according your preferences
  • Produce more realistic 3D effects on your embroidery designs by changing the light source
  • Fully customizable workspace according your preferences. Adjust it once and lose no time while creating embroidery designs

Editing Tools:


  • Re-ordering tools for changing the embroidery sequence of the design
  • Complete stitch editor that allows you move, delete and insert multiple stitches
  • Full design information that can help you organize your designs and take decisions on how the design have to be embroidered.
    • Show Stitches per size / Histogram
    • Time calculation per machine type
    • Actual stitches per machine type
    • Stitches and Yarn length per color
    • Number of sequins per color
  • Scale and Rotate the entire design
  • Adjust the density automatically when resizing stitch files (.dst etc.)
  • Add/remove special functions in objects


    • Thread trim
    • Stop
    • Jump stitch
    • Frame out
    • Sequins
    • Borer
    • Applique
    • Slow speed
    • Borer Depth
  • Move/Delete parts of the design
  • Create rectangular arrays of the designs
  • View embroidery sequence from the Sequence Viewer
  • Full Thread palette color management
    • Create new thread colors
    • Edit/Delete colors, except the thread palettes from the thread companies
    • Select colors from thread companies color tables
    • Change colors of designs and backdrop
    • Palette creation based on thread companies Color palettes
  • Move Start/End points of the embroidery design
  • Cut, Copy and Paste embroidery designs
  • Undo, Redo functionality
  • Organize and edit groups of objects by using the Group and Ungroup options

Connection tools:


  • Serial connection with Embroidery machines: Tajima - SWF - KSM - PFAFF - TOYOTA - Happy
  • Connection with Memory Box
  • Possibility to create your own Plug-ins for export or import
  • Ability to import /read and export/ save to 8-channel tapes.