Embroidery Library
 
Choosing the format for your embroidery machine

When ordering designs, the site will ask you to choose a format. The "format" is the language that an embroidery machine reads.

A list of machines and recommended formats is below. If your machine is not on the list below, then contact the company that makes the machine and ask which format is recommended.
 

Baby Lock (most models)

PES

Baby Lock Endurance

PES or DST

Bernina 8 Series

EXP

Bernina 7 Series

EXP

Bernina 430, 440

ART

Bernina 200

ART

Bernina 185

ART

Bernina 180

ART

Bernina 165

ART

Bernina Deco 340

EXP

Bernina Deco 330

ART or PES

Brother Entrepreneur and PRO

DST or PES

Brother DreamMaker

DST or PES

Brother Quattro

DST or PES

Brother ULT

DST or PES

Brother PC, PE, and HE models

PES

Brother Innovis

DST or PES

Brother 700 models

PES

Elna 8600 and 9600

JEF

Husqvarna Viking Designer 1

SHV (Embroidery Library does not sell the SHV
        format; use conversion software, such as
        Embird, to convert to SHV)

Husqvarna Viking Designer 2

HUS

Husqvarna Viking Designer Epic

VP3, VIP, or DST

Husqvarna Viking Designer SE

VIP or DST

Husqvarna Viking Diamond

VIP or DST

Husqvarna Viking Rose, Iris, +1

HUS

Husqvarna Viking Topaz

VP3

Janome 9500, 10000, 11000, 12000, 15000

JEF

Janome 300, 350, 500E

JEF

Janome MB4

DST

Janome 9000, 5700

SEW

Pfaff 7570

PCS

Pfaff 2144, 2170

PCS

Pfaff Creative models

VIP, VP3, or DST

Singer XL models

XXX

Singer Futura

FHE (not offered; select other format and convert
         to FHE with the Futura software)



If you have questions about the above, let us know! Send an email to stitch@emblibrary.com.