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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 ...