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Buy a Husqvarna Viking Designer 1 Sewing Machine

Updated on May 6, 2011

Husqvarna Viking Designer 1 (or D1) Husqvarna Viking Designer I Sewing and Embroidery Machine is a computerized sewing / embroidery machine that offers an array of easy to use features. It’s a creative person’s dream machine.

Husqvarna Viking Designer I was released about 7 years ago as of this writing and holds its value very well. Husqvarna Viking sewing machines are all well made and a joy to own.

This is the perfect time to acquire a good used Husqvarna Viking sewing machine on sale. But whether you buy a Husqvarna Viking Designer 1 sewing machine new or used, you will love owning this embroidery machine.

Husqvarna Viking Designer I SEWING ADVISOR® FEATURE

This allows you to touch the fabric type and the sewing technique; the machine then chooses the best stitch width and stitch length, thread tension, sewing speed and foot pressure are set.

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Husqvarna Viking Designer 1
Husqvarna Viking Designer 1

Husqvarna Viking I Embroidery Sewing Machine Features


Perfectly Balanced Buttonholes (PBB) with the exclusive One-Step Buttonhole Sensor Foot sews both columns in the same direction for balanced, professional buttonholes.


One touch instantly cuts the top and bobbin thread, pulls the top thread to the underside of your fabric and lifts the presser foot. Automatically cuts top thread only for embroidery color changes.


Unlimited embroidery fonts. Create an embroidery font from any true-type font in your computer.

Demo Viking Husquevarna Designer I

Designer I Additional Features Include:

FIX FUNCTION Touch FIX to stop and lock any stitch instantly with tiny forward and backward stitches. Program FIX for instant tie-off in a stitch program.

STOP FUNCTION Touch STOP to finish stitch or stitch program and tie off automatically. Perfect for single stitch tying of quilts and quilted projects.

THREE EMBROIDERY HOOPS INCLUDED Make designs in three different embroidery hoops. Embroider designs in the Standard Hoop 4" x 4" (100 x 100 mm), Large Hoop 9.6" x 6" (240 x 150 mm), or the Mega Hoop 14.2" x 6" (360 x 150 mm) without repositioning.

INSTANT AND PERMANENT REVERSE Touch REVERSE to sew any stitch backward for lockstitch and tie off. Touch REVERSE twice for permanent reverse.

SPEED ADJUSTMENT Touch SPEED to adjust to five sewing speeds according to your sewing project and skill level. Perfect for teaching sewing.

BUILT IN COLOR CUSTOMIZING Combine and arrange designs and lettering right on the Color Touch Screen.

SEW WITHOUT FOOT CONTROL Touch START/STOP to begin and to stop sewing and embroidering. Perfect for long rows of stitching at a steady speed so you can concentrate on your project. Ideal for sewers with physical limitations.

NEEDLE STOP UP/DOWN Set needle stop up or down for pivoting, appliqué and more. Tap foot control or touch button to move needle up or down at any time.

STITCH RE-START Touch Stitch Re-start to begin sewing at the start of any stitch or stitch program. All stitch adjustments will be retained.

TWO BUILT-IN SPOOL PINS Horizontal and vertical thread delivery for twin needle sewing, specialty sewing and topstitching techniques. Wind bobbin easily while sewing or embroidering.

TWIN NEEDLE SAFETY Enter twin needle width to set maximum stitch width for any stitch.

QUICK WIND BOBBIN Wind bobbin from needle; no need to unthread and rethread.

SNAP OFF AND ON PRESSER FEET – All original feet are included.


MY STITCHES MENU Save your favorite stitches or stitch programs in your personal menu to sew them again whenever you wish.


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      Bonny 6 years ago

      Hello, have you tried using the Sew What Pro software for converting your designs?

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      Kathy Hermes 6 years ago

      I love my designer 1. But am having a difficult time trying to find a way to download cd embroidery designs to the floppy disc required by the machine. Any ideas?

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      Explorer01 6 years ago from Mid-Atlantic, U.S.A.

      I love Husqvarna sewing machines...sturdy stuff!