Category Archives: Quilting

Needle Know How – Become a Needle Guru!

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There’s been a little chatter about sewing machine needle choices over on our Viking Designer Gems Yahoo Group lately, so, I thought that between projects, it might be a good topic to talk about a bit. Let’s see if we can make you a Sewing Machine Needle Guru!

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BFF Birthday Table Runner #1- Part 1

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Okay my blogger lovelies, I promised an update on my BFFs’ table runners.  So, this is the first table runner.  Since my the first birthday falls in May, (you say, “But this is January for goodness’ sake!), I need to get started now if I expect to finish this by the time her birthday rolls around.  If I don’t get started way ahead of time, no accounting for the million and one interruptions that are bound to come up between now and then!  So, I had promised everyone that I’d post up an image of the EQ7 project, so, without further ado, here it is:

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BFF Birthday Gift Ideas

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So, first, welcome to my little piece of the Blogosphere!  Happy you found me, and hope we can have a lot of fun with our spectacularly wonderful Husqvarna Viking sewing & embroidery machines!  I brought home a beautiful Husqvarna Viking Designer Diamond Royale around the holiday season:

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And, I can’t wait to start my first project of the year with my new lovely – some pretty table runners for each of my BFF’s.  My gal pals really appreciate anything made by hand,  both being very talented ladies, themselves.  So, I want these table runners to be extra special.  I opted on table runners because both of my friends do a fair piece of entertaining (and I am my hubby are frequently the recipients of said entertaining), so I thought they’d enjoy something pretty and special for their respective dining rooms.  I had a lot of fun shopping for pretty fabrics for each of their beautiful homes, and thought I’d share some photos of the fabrics and designs for the first table runner.  A little fabric “eye candy” for you:

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