elaine theriault

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 day of the FIVE bobbin sewing challenge with the Husqvarna Viking OPAL 690Q sewing machine. This sewing machine is such a great workhorse. I’m very impressed and it’s making the…

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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 I can get done with five bobbins. Yesterday it was all about making binding – I made five bindings. Today it’s about sewing the bindings to the quilts and sewing…

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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 a Husqvarna Viking sewing machine. This week, I’m working with the Husqvarna Viking Opal 690Q and if you’ve been following QUILTsocial for a while, you’ll remember that I did a…

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The EPIC embroidery features of the HV Designer EPIC

Today’s the day! We’re going to do some stitch-outs on the Husqvarna Viking Designer EPIC. And I’ll only be scratching the surface of what amazing embroidery techniques are available. More on those another day. Let’s get started. Here’s a quick tip about those stabilizers. Once you remove the plastic, that…

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