The Husqvarna Viking® Opal™ 650/670 is a computerized sewing machine with 160-200 stitch styles, featuring an automatic needle threader, speed control, automatic tacking stitch, presser foot pressure regulation, needle up/down positioning, a built-in free arm, 8" sewing surface, seven (7) accessory feet, and the exclusive SEWING ADVISOR® feature. This robust machine is a great tool for those familiar with computerized sewing machines, or those looking for a broad range of stitch styles.
PPLD provides two different models of the Husqvarna Viking® Opal™: 650 and 670. The primary differences between the machines includes expanded built-in stitches, an automatic thread cutter, touch screen LCD, and automatic thread tension adjustment, which are all unique features of the 670 model. Find a full comparison overview in the resources below.
Sewing Machines are available by reservation at all makerspace locations. Reservations are for 1 to 2 hours, up to 2 times a month. They can be made up to one week in advance. Walk-ins are permitted - even if both reservations have already been used - however, usage of the machine cannot be guaranteed. See the link at the bottom of this box to reserve one of the sewing machines.
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Explore the General Information tab of this guide for a quick list of provided notions (most available free of charge), such as thread, needles, pins, measuring tape, and cutting tools.