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Using the Husqvarna Viking Brilliance 75Q decorative stitches to applique

Ever wonder how to spruce up your machine applique methods? In this week’s posts, written by the awesome Elaine Theriault of Crazy Quilter on a Bike, this topic is explored extensively with the help of the Husqvarna Viking Brilliance 75Q, newly released in October 2018.

The Husqvarna Viking Brilliance 75Q
The Husqvarna Viking Brilliance 75Q

The posts will highlight essential functions of the Brilliance 75Q and how to use decorative stitches to machine applique your quilts. Not only this, Elaine also explains how to use different decorative stitches to highlight a variety of applique elements in one quilt block. Don’t miss her videos.

She’ll talk about how to perfect the satin stitch and the difference between the zigzag stitch and the satin stitch. Do you know? Write it in the comment box!

In the photo below is an example of Elaine’s applique journey, see this week what decorative stitches she’ll use next to highlight in harmony the various applique elements.

An example of Elaine's applique journey, see what decorative stitches she'll use next to highlight in harmony the various applique elements.
An example of Elaine’s applique journey, see what decorative stitches she’ll use next to highlight in harmony the various applique elements.

Later in the week, Elaine finishes a sewing machine cover while exploring more functions on the Brilliance 75Q.

There is as much variety in applique stitches as there are decorative stitches on the Brilliance 75Q - let's explore a few.
There is as much variety in applique stitches as there are decorative stitches on the Brilliance 75Q – let’s explore a few.

Think of this week’s hot tips on machine applique using decorative stitches as thinking outside the quilting box and venturing into other creative possibilities for your applique adventures.

Between Elaine’s ability to teach all she knows about quilting and the Brilliance 75Q’s capabilities, you can certainly say it’s very possible and easy to machine applique as you stitch away in your sewing space.

Thank you for joining us this week, it’s always exciting on QUILTsocial!

Carla A. Canonico is the Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of A Needle Pulling Thread Magazine, QUILTsocial.com, and KNITmuch.com.

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