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Husqvarna Viking Designer SE Update
This update is available to all registered Husqvarna Viking Designer SE owners. You need the Designer SE 3D Embroidery Software CD, (3D Quickfont, 3D Organizer, Computer Connection) which came with your Husqvarna Viking Designer SE installed on a personal computer, running Windows XP. You need to have your Designer SE registered.

If you have not yet installed Designer SE 3D Embroidery Software or registered your Designer SE, insert your 3D Embroidery Software CD, (3D Quickfont, 3D Organizer, Computer Connection) and follow the instructions.

You can also bring your Husqvarna Viking Designer SE to Sue's Bay Area Sewing to have the Update installed.

Designer I   

Designer SE update version 12536_64-1:

This new update has all the features from earlier update versions including the possibility to use the DESIGNER™ Splendid Square Hoop (120x120).

Designer SE update version 12501:

This new update has all the features from the earlier update versions including the great "cut jump stitches" feature.

Designer SE update version 12382:

This new update addresses your questions on the Sensor Q Foot for free motion and embroidery (and the optional Open Toe Free Motion Spring Foot for free motion quilting and artistry--coming as a special bonus free with the Fab-U-Motion with Stitch Regulator for a limited time only). Now simply go to the SET menu and select the Sensor Q Foot setting. Also, this new version has updates to better handle color changes during embroidery and using the STOP feature with needle down when decorative stitching.

Designer SE update version 12124:

    Cut Jump Stitches
    The Designer SE will automatically Cut Jump Stitches (on embroidery designs with trim commands inserted). As you embroider, the top jump stitch thread will be cut and pulled to the underside of the fabric. The Cut Jump Stitches feature is selected in the SET menu.
    Important: When updating earlier Designer SE machines with version 12124 or higher the Cut Jump Stitches feature requires a mechanical upgrade by your authorized Husqvarna Viking Dealer to function properly. Until your Designer SE is upgraded, turn off Cut Jump Stitches in the SET menu.
    Note: Purchase design collections marked “Cut jump stitch trim command for Designer SE” to automatically Cut Jump Stitches.
    You can insert jump stitch trim commands to any design in Husqvarna Viking 4D Embroidery Software.
    Some embroidery designs you purchase may have trim commands. To check this, stitch the design or open the design in Stitch Editor to see the trim commands. 
    Go to Embroidery Stitch Number
    Select a color and touch the Go to Stitch Icon to bring up a keypad. Enter the number of the stitch you wish to go to (in the selected color). Close the keypad pop-up by touching  go to the requested stitch number.

    Embroidery Time Left
    The time to embroider the selected color is displayed above the Step by Color button, and is recalculated as the stitches embroider.

    Thread Color Name
    Select Quick Help and touch a color, to see the manufacturer’s name of the thread color pop up on the screen.

    New Stitches!
    - Stitches G44-45 (Children Stitches) Create and decorate fun projects for all ages.
    - Stitches N42-44 (Fashion stitches) 3 new Fashion Stitches to add stylish embellishment to your projects.


How to download
1. Connect your Designer SE to the computer with the USB Cable. Turn your Designer SE on.
    Make sure the Designer SE icon at the bottom right of your computer screen is active
    (active not active
2. Connect your computer to the Internet
3. Open the program 3D Configure (Go to Start/All Programs/3D Embroidery System/3D
4. Click on “Smart Update”. You may be asked if your system has a dongle. Answer No.
5. The program starts searching for the latest update version for your Designer SE and a list with
    suggested downloads is presented.
6. Click on "Download" and save the download to your computer.  Note the location saved in.

How to update
Please be aware that all user data (designs and U-menu) will be lost during this update. A power failure during a software update might crash the user disk and a full software update would be needed after this. So, be advised to backup your important files before any software updates!

7. Turn off your Designer SE.
8. Double click on the downloaded file to
    start the installation.
9. A message window will now pop up.
    Click OK to continue.
10. The Designer SE software update
    program will start. Follow the instructions
    given on screen.
11.When the Update is complete your
    Designer SE will automatically restart.

Download Designer SE User's Guide ver. 12124 - 12501
Download Designer SE User's Guide ver. 11393
Download Designer SE User's Guide ver. 9875
Download Designer SE User's Guide ver. 8079
Download PDF to read about more new features to add to your Designer SE