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Stitching out one of the built-in embroidery designs

Using the embroidery features on the Designer Brilliance 80

Did you like my learning curve yesterday? I explored working with flimsy fabric and the Seam/Overcast Stitch to make gift ...
You can sew with the embroidery unit attached to the sewing machine.

Working with flimsy fabric and the Seam/Overcast Stitch

So? Are you impressed yet? I just love the fact that yesterday's project came from the working with the news-feed ...
A perfect mug rug to keep my desk looking clean

How to make an embroidered mug rug using mySewnet news-feed

Welcome back. Isn't the Husqvarna Viking Designer Brilliance 80 an exciting sewing/embroidery machine? I'm in love with the amount of ...
The news-feed of the mySewnet Blog

Personalizing the Designer Brilliance 80

The brand new Husqvarna Viking Designer Brilliance 80 is no ordinary sewing/embroidery machine. It has a number of features that until ...
The Husqvarna Viking Designer Brilliance 80 with optional extension table attached

Unboxing the NEW Husqvarna Viking Designer Brilliance 80

Good morning everyone. I'm back with something very exciting to share with you. I'm unboxing the BRAND NEW Husqvarna Viking Designer ...
The mySewMonitor app shows me the progress of the stitch out

6 steps to creating an embroidered quilt label using the Designer EPIC

It's the end of the week. Already! Time sure flies when you're having fun and there's so much more I ...
Topics covered in the Knowledge Center of the JoyOS Advisor

User’s Guide, Quick Help, JoyOS Advisor: sewing help at your fingertips

Welcome back! Hopefully, you saw in yesterday's post the importance of doing some sample stitching before committing to the final ...
Stitch out of some of three of the embroidery fonts

6 steps: adding lettering to quilt sashings using machine embroidery

Hi there! So, how did you like the tutorial on adding lettering to your quilt sashings in yesterday's post? You ...
The stitch sequence has been programmed including a FIX and a STOP.

6 steps to add lettering to your quilt sashings

Hello again! Isn't that flange in the binding from yesterday's post just the best? I love the look and it's ...
A beautiful colored flange on the front of the quilt and you can barely notice the stitching on the backing

5 steps for adding a pop of color with a flange in the binding

Welcome back to another super exciting week of tips to make your sewing and quilting easier and better! Let's not ...
Extra lift in the presser foot allows thick items like the binding corner to be inserted under the presser foot with no shoving.

Maximizing on the features of the Opal 690Q to wrap up the sewing marathon

It's the end of the week already. Amazing how quickly times flies when you're having fun. I've had a blast ...
One finished placemat with reversible binding.

How to make and apply reversible binding on your quilts

Hello again! How are you making out with your five bobbin marathon? It takes a lot of sewing to use ...
Try to "open" up the ditch when you're stitching in the ditch.

7 tips to speed up the quilting process

Welcome back! How's the sewing marathon? It's amazing how much work you can get done when you have sewing space ...
Using an ender/leader at the end of the seam to not break the thread

10 tips for sewing a variety of quilt seams

Welcome back! How did yesterday go? Did you get any part of your space tidied up? We've got a marathon ...
Five bobbins are wound and ready to sew.

7 excellent tips for a productive sewing marathon

Welcome to another fun and very productive week. This week we're exploring the Husqvarna Viking Opal 690Q. This is a ...
The finished pot holders

6 essential tips for sewing bias binding on a tight curve

It's the end of the week and time to wrap up our appliqued pot holder project. The pattern is called ...
PIvoting with the needle in the work

6 tips for blanket stitching applique shapes you want to know

Welcome back. Another tip filled day as we get one step closer to finishing the pot holders. The pattern I'm ...
A sharp pair of scissors results in smoother edges and no frayed edges.

4 TIPS for cutting and fusing applique shapes

Welcome back. How did the tracing go? Hopefully, the tips from yesterday made the process a lot easier to do ...
Using a light tablet to provide greater contrast for the lines when tracing

2 tips to make prepping a paper pattern much easier!

Welcome back. Did you have a chance to gather your supplies? I've got more great tips for you as I ...
Barnyard Buddies pattern by ellie mae designs

Quilting farmyard fun pot holders for the kitchen

Greetings from the farm. This week, I'll be making some adorable farm-themed pot holders. As I work through the process, ...