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Playing around with the designing table, creating a spool block.

No spooling, we’re sewing a table runner

Studio Collection Home Hobby and Design Table from H.A. Kidd is a welcome and space-saving addition to any sewing space ...
Decorative stitches using Spotlite thread

Working with Metallic Thread

Lucy’s tips As I said yesterday, I’m not an expert in working with metallic thread, so I asked Lucy Garvin ...
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 ...
My LARGE spool of thread in the upright position.

Free Motion Quilting Options and Spools?

It's my second week guest blogging about the Husqvarna Viking Opal 690Q. There's lots more to explore this week. Today ...