Best Viking Sewing Machines(Also known as Husqvarna)

Spread the love

Previously known as Husqvarna, Viking is a Swedish sewing machine giant that is popular in most sewing rooms. There are numerous features that set this machine apart from the rest.

These features include the program display top and the innovative information display. These features make sewing fun and easy for users of all categories. Viking sewing machines are designed for durability, simplicity and quality. The following are some of the best Viking sewing machines.

Viking Emerald 116

Husqvarna Viking Emerald 116

As the name suggests, Emerald 116 sewing machine is truly a jewel that you are going to treasurer. Maintaining as well as operating this machine is super easy. In addition, its noise level is on the minimum so you get to enjoy your peace and quiet as you sew.

Perfect for beginners in sewing, Emerald 116 has 16 stitches that are in-built to produce even and quality stitches. There is a stitch selection guide that is located at the lower right corner of the machine that can be accessed easily. It also has the drop-in bobbin which will help you save a lot of time and energy. The bobbin cover is a see-through type so you get to see the level of thread available as you continue to sew. Whether you want to wind the bobbin or the=read the machine, you won’t encounter many difficulties.

This sewing machine that boasts of Swedish ingenuity has only one drawback; the manual tension adjustment. All in all, you will have an easy time using this simple, lightweight and user-friendly sewing machine.

Key features

  • One-Step Buttonhole
  • 16 Built-in Stitches
  • Onboard ruler
  • Built-in handle
  • Adjustable stitch width and length
  • Rotary hook system
  • Thread cutter
  • Drop feed
  • On Board Accessories Storage Compartment
  • Adjustable Presser Foot Pressure

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Durable
  • User-friendly
  • Simple

Cons

  • Manual tension adjustment

Viking Eden Rose 250C

It seems that the people at Vikings have a thing for naming their sewing machines either after preciousstones or flowers. Eden Rose 250C comes in color pink that will definitely attract you to it. This is indeed an eye pleasing sewing machine. However, this does not mean that beauty is all this machine offers you, Eden Rose 250C is also known for its outstanding performance.

It is a computerized sewing machine that features monochromatic LCD screen and function keys. In addition, this machine has 145 built-in stitches that are distinct, decorative and different. From the vast number of stitches available, you will only end up using a smaller proportion of them.

For an easy control of the machine, you have a soft touchpad specifically made for that purpose. With this sewing machine, measuring tape won’t be necessary as it features an onboard ruler which is sufficient enough.

Even though selecting a stitch may be tedious, with time, you will have your way around it. It is worth noting that this is a limited edition and may therefore not be around for too long.

Key features

  • Monochromatic LCD screen
  • Bright LED light
  • 145 built-in stitch options
  • Programmable Memory
  • On-Board Accessory Storage
  • Side Mirror Imaging
  • 4 Alphanumeric Fonts
  • 12 Languages
  • Sensory Foot Lift, Pivot and pressure
  • 7 One-Step Button Hole
  • Free Arm

Pros

  • Attractive design
  • Outstanding performance
  • Easy to use

Cons

  • Tedious stitch selection

Husqvarna-Viking Sapphire 875 Sewing Machine

Among the three quilting machines made by Viking, Sapphire 875 is the best. When it comes to a sewing machine that is affordable but still does the job perfectly, Sapphire 875 is the game changer. Even though there are no comparable difference among the three Sapphire series sewing machines, Sapphire 875 is unique in so many ways.

The most distinct feature of this machine is the ability of its LCD screen to provide all the settings necessary for all types of fabrics. In addition, the on-board stitch guide makes stitch identification and selection even easier.

This machine makes our sewing process much easier because it has a sewing advisor that is found in most Viking sewing machines to guide you through your sewing. If you want to get more creative, you can make use of the 5 alphanumeric fonts that will help in monogramming to an extent. The speed levels are five in number; just pick the one you are most comfortable with.

The only downside of this machine is that if you are an experienced sewer, you are going to struggle with the absence of a presser foot. Even though this sewing machine is best for a sewer who falls under the intermediate level, beginners can also use it.

Key features

  • 5 Alphanumeric Fonts
  • Side to Side, End to End mirror imaging
  • 175 built-in stitches
  • Built-in Needle Threader
  • Dual LED light
  • Fix function
  • Extended Workspace
  • Decorative tapering
  • 7 One Step Buttonhole
  • Pattern Restart
  • Sewing Advisor

Pros

  • Easy to use
  • 5 speed levels
  • Extended workspace
  • Decorative tapering

Cons

  • No presser footer

Viking Designer Epic combo machine

After years of research and development, Viking came up with this powerful combo machine that is one of a kind. This is a combo machine because sewing, quilting embroidery can all be done using this machine. This combination is what sets this machine apart from the rest of the sewing machines by Viking.

The 10.1” LCD touch screen is not only easy to troubleshot, but also easy to maneuver. You are going to feel like you are using a tablet when you use the touchscreen.It has a workspace that is large enough and an LED light that is bright enough for even the darkest night.

To make it even more interesting, an attached speaker was added to it to produce chiming sounds when you first touch the machine.

Featuring 6 Alphanumeric fonts, 650 on-board embroidery designs and 1200 built-in stitches, you will definitely have an easy time whether you want to sew, quit or embroider.

As a plus, you can connect to the internet using the mySewMonitor App on your iOS smartphone or my SewNet Wi-fi cloud connectivity. With its great technology, this machine reduces the time required to learn how to use a sewing machine making it ideal for beginners.

Key features

  • 6 Alphanumeric fonts
  • Bright LED Light
  • 10.1” LCD Touchscreen
  • 29 Needle positions
  • Two Free Motion Settings
  • Stitch Positioning
  • 1200 Built-in Utility and Decorative stitches
  • Joy OS Advisor
  • Electronic Needle piercing
  • Embroidery Stitch Out
  • MySewNet Wi-fi Connectivity
  • Interchangeable Dual Feed

Pros

  • Great for beginners in sewing, quilting or embroidery
  • Internet connectivity
  • Electronic needle piercing
  • Large workspace

Cons

  • Bulky

Viking Designer Topaz 20 – Sewing Machine for Professionals

The Viking Designer Topaz 20 has a distinct shape that gives it a different but amazing aesthetics. This machine is not only appealing to the eyes but it is also equipped with all that it takes for a sewing machine to function properly and be user-friendly.

The on/off switch found on the LCD screen lets you know when you are in sewing or embroidery mode. If you want to sew, just detach the embroidery unit and you are set. The stitch quality this sewing machine is well defined even and crispy making this machine perfect for professional sewers and embroiders.

It features a hard cover that protects it from weather elements and a threading and bobbin winding that is easy to use. As an expert or professional, your creativity will receive a boost with the 105 stitch options that are available. This is more like a dream embroidery machine for professional and experts.

Even though you may encounter difficulties when switching modes, the touch pad will help you maneuver.

Key features

  • Dual LED lights
  • 105 On Board Design Stitches
  • 2 Alphanumeric fonts
  • Sewing Advisor
  • Grayscale Backlit LCD
  • Fix Function
  • Free Motion
  • Mode Notification
  • Pattern Restart
  • Hard Carry Case
  • Accessories Case
  • Free Arm
  • Mode Notification

Pros

  • Easy to use
  • Perfect finish
  • User-friendly
  • Durable

Cons

  • Difficulty in switching modes

Conclusion

Sewing machines made by Viking are built for all categories of sewers. Whether you are a beginner sewer, an intermediate or an expert/professional sewer, you are going the Viking sewing machine that specifically meets your needs from the ones reviewed above.

About the Author SMC

We're a husband and wife team of craft enthusiasts! Mostly we love working with different kinds of fabrics - in fact, you'll be hard pressed to find a store-bought piece of clothing in our home. Most of the stuff we enjoy making by hand!

Leave a Comment: