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How to use the exciting technology of mySewnet file sharing

How to use the exciting technology of mySewnet file sharing

What do you think of the bobbin work from yesterday's post? It's a super way to embellish your projects and I can't ...
10 tips to successful bobbin work

10 tips to successful bobbin work

Welcome back! Now that your space is tidied up and you've way more time to sew, did you make some ...
Tips for sewing the perfect square in a square quilt block

Tips for sewing the perfect square in a square quilt block

Yesterday, I shared with you the importance of easy sewing machine maintenance that should be done upon the completion of ...
Easy sewing machine maintenance

Easy sewing machine maintenance

Did you enjoy the time-saving tips from yesterday? Simple stuff, but once you're organized you'll have more time to play ...
7 time-saving tips for more sewing time

7 time-saving tips for more sewing time

It's great to be back with another exciting week of tips to share with you. This week, I'll be working ...
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 ...
Using the quilter's awl to ensure the two fabrics are lined up with each at the end of the seam

7 tips for sewing accurate seams

The week just seemed to fly by. I hope the post from yesterday has cleared up when and how to ...
Mitered corner

Anchoring seams on your quilts using the FIX function on the Opal 690Q

Did you find a mat to anchor your foot pedal? I'm still getting used to the fact that my foot ...
The when, why, and how to use your sewing machine foot pedal

The when, why, and how to use your sewing machine foot pedal

Welcome back. Did you make any string pieced blocks from yesterday's post? Today's post is all about control. I'll be ...
String pieced quilt with bright prints. Eight blocks wide by eleven rows

3 key steps to string quilting an eclectic beauty

I hope you're as excited as I'm today. We're going to be using the Husqvarna Viking Opal 690Q to make ...
Partially completed blocks on the newsprint foundation

How to make a string quilt block using foundation piecing

Welcome back. I'm going to spend another exciting week chatting about the Husqvarna Viking Opal 690Q. I'll be exploring some ...
Rag quilt sewn together, it's ready to be clipped.

Making a rag quilt

It's the final day of the FIVE bobbin sewing challenge with the Husqvarna Viking Opal 690Q. I've managed to get ...
Partially completed string pieced quilt blocks

Techniques for buttons, batting and string piecing

Welcome back to another day of the FIVE bobbin sewing challenge with the Husqvarna Viking Opal 690Q. I started the ...
Using the Quilter's ¼" Piecing Foot P to piece the blocks

Chain piecing saves time, thread and stretching

Welcome back. Yesterday post was about sewing the bindings to the quilts and sewing on a hanging sleeve. Today is another ...
Quilt, with the binding ready to be stitched in place by sewing machine

2 questions before you sew binding by machine

Welcome back to my FIVE bobbin sewing challenge. I'm using the Husqvarna Viking Opal 690Q to see how much sewing ...
Husqvarna Viking Opal 690Q sewing machine

The FIVE bobbin sewing challenge

Welcome back! I've got something a bit different for you this week. Normally, I go through an in-depth review of ...