Knitting Help – Purl Front and Back, or pfb

Knitting Help – Purl Front and Back, or pfb

Now I’ll show you how to do a purl front-back, abbreviated P F B, but I actually like to do it the other way around. I like to do “purl back front” – it just makes more sense to me, and I think it’s easier to complete the stitch. And this is what it looks […]

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Husqvarna Viking Opal 650 14 FIX Function

Husqvarna Viking Opal 650 14 FIX Function

Hi, I’m Sara from sewingmastery.com. They were opening up a Husqvarna Viking Opal 650 sewing machine so you can see what all comes with the machine right out of the box. I love the smell of Styrofoam, is that bad? I just know it’s all fresh and new. In this box here, kind of a […]

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Husqvarna Viking Sapphire 930 26 Overcast Stitches

To take care of the unraveling edges of fabrics, what we need to do is overcast these edges. For example, this is a woven, we’ll call it woven medium. If we pick technique number two in the sewing advisor it will say overcast, it will pick the right stitch, and tell me to put foot […]

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Husqvarna Viking Opal 650 22  Seam Allowances and Stitch Plate Markings

Husqvarna Viking Opal 650 22 Seam Allowances and Stitch Plate Markings

The stitch plate markings are allowing you to easily follow your patterns’ seam allowance recommendations. For example, you can find where the 15-mm, 20-mm. Now if you’re not used to metrics, you are going to find yourself needing to have a little seam gauge handy. For example, if I need a 5/8 seam allowance, I’m […]

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Husqvarna Viking Sapphire 960 53 Smocking Stitches

Husqvarna Viking Sapphire 960 53 Smocking Stitches

Smocking stitches are found in the Aireloom menu, letter C and on the third page of it. So just go to C and then go one, two, three. Starting at stitch number 30. As these stitch, they are beautiful. They kind of look like when you are putting mocking … They kind of look like […]

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Husqvarna Viking Opal 650 32 Buttonholes

Husqvarna Viking Opal 650 32 Buttonholes

Buttonholes. You are going to find you have a nice selection of buttonholes for different projects, fabrics. You’re going to start here at stitch number 21. This is standard buttonhole. But from 21 all the way down to 27, in row one, you’ve got different types of tops and bases depending on the type of […]

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Husqvarna Viking Sapphire 960 42 Perfecting Your Quarter Inch Seam Allowance

Husqvarna Viking Sapphire 960 42 Perfecting Your Quarter Inch Seam Allowance

Everyone wants to get a perfect 1/4″ seam when they’re doing their piecing. That’s real important when you’re working with triangles. Here’s a couple ways you can do it. With your machine, you have the 1/4″ foot that is included and this is wonderful. You’re going to go ahead and use it with your straight […]

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Husqvarna Viking Sapphire 960 08 Inserting the Needle

Husqvarna Viking Sapphire 960 08 Inserting the Needle

To remove the needle you’ll need two items. This is the multi purpose tool and you’ll notice there is a hole at the very tip of it that is shaped like a D flat side on the top, that help actually insert and catch the needle when you take it out. Sometimes I like to […]

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Husqvarna Viking Sapphire 960 46 Zipper Foot

Husqvarna Viking Sapphire 960 46 Zipper Foot

When working with zippers we have a special foot on the machine letter E that you can use. Now, notice this foot has tow places you can attach it to the machine. So depending on which side of the zipper you’re working on. By the way, I love zipper that are much longer than my […]

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