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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Zippered Fabric Pouch

Zippered Pouch Tutorial

Today I'm going to use the Husqvarna Viking Opal 690Q to show you a zippered pouch tutorial. You can modify ...
As that thread comes up from the needle it rubs against the surface of the sewing machine. Those two metal bars protect the surface of the sewing machine. Running that thread along the surface at high speed would soon wear a groove in the plastic surface. The metal bars prevent that from happening. Who knew!

How to Use a Sewing Machine and its Features

Whew - we've had an amazing overview of the Husqvarna Viking Opal 690Q, it's important to know how to use ...