JoyOS Advisor™ Feature
Select fabric type and get a wide selection of available sewing techniques, from basic to detailed sewing. JoyOS Advisor™ feature will instantly set the best stitch, stitch width, stitch length, thread tension /portioning and presser foot pressure for the technique you’ve chosen. Animations and illustrations will also assist you and provide expert advice right on the screen.
mySewnet™ services cloud allows easy access to embroideries from multiple devices, including your computer, tablet or DESIGNER EPIC™ machine. They will always be synchronized and available whenever you need them via WiFi. The free App - mySewMonitor - provides you with real time updates on the status of your embroidery even when you’re away from your DESIGNER EPIC™.
Market's largest display with capacitive touch, 10.1”. Easy to navigate through various screens using multi-touch
gestures. First and only brand with interactive tablet-like screen. Drag and drop on screen, zoom, rotate, pinch, swipe and spread, just like on any tablet or smartphone.
Large Working Area
Our largest embroidery area ever! Even more generous sewing area!. There are no limits to your larger than life projects, quilts
home dec projects or fashion. Embroider up to 360x260mm, non turnable*. Largest sewing area, more than 12” x 5 1/2” (310x140mm) work area.
*With the optional DESIGNER™ Majestic Hoop you can create and embroider designs up to 360x350mm without re-hooping.
Fully Automatic Needle Threader
With one touch of a button your needle is threaded and ready to sew with the built-in fully automatic needle threader. Hassle-free threading every time!
30% Larger Bobbin
The DESIGNER EPIC™ machine has a 30% larger bobbin than our previous machines, enabling you to do more sewing and embroidering before it’s time to change your bobbin.
Achieve more beautiful embroidery than ever, even with challenging metallic threads. Thanks to the industry-first deLuxe™ Stitch System you get gorgeous stitch results on both sides, regardless of the fabric type.
Exclusive Stitch Techniques
HUSQVARNA VIKING® world class unique stitches for more creative opportunities. ”Sequin stitches”, “Theme stitches” plus Dimensional stitches.
Perfect Even Feeding
The EXCLUSIVE SENSOR SYSTEM™ technology automatically and continuously senses and adjusts for any fabric thickness – resulting in a perfect even feed.
Market Leading Light
With the brightest*, most even LED-lights on the market, you can achieve the best result – at any time, night or day.
*when compared to Brother Innovis Dream Machine, Babylock Destiny, Janome Horizon MC, and Bernina 830/880.
New Thread Path
The new thread paths with telescopic thread guides allow you to use all of your favorite threads, even if they are on larger spools. Bobbin winding is more convenient then ever.
• 651 designs included
• 8 multi-size embroidery fonts
• Design appliqué
• Design shaping
• Design positioning
• Selective/Automatic Thread Cutter with Automatic Jump Stitch Trim
• Embroidery customize on screen
• Color block sort - eliminate color changes with a touch
• Color block merge – eliminate color stops in large or combined designs
• Grouping of designs – create a group of selected designs on screen for editing
• Smart save – remembers your edits and placement in embroidery edit and embroidery stitch-out
• Possibility to embroider buttonholes in the hoop
• Undo/redo when creating design combinations
• Change design stitch out order
• Tapering in embroidery mode
• Sew decorative stitches in the hoop
• Design-select – select one or many embroideries for editing
• Touch & Hold for easy handling of designs, files and more
• Select designs from thumbnail pictures
• Go to exact embroidery stitch number
• Load and view multi-format designs
• Add grid to screen for placement
• Cursor mark on-screen while embroidering
• Color edit: change design colors, change background color, select monochrome
• Rotate designs: one degree increments
• Baste in hoop, 2 options
• Scale design
• Step though embroidery by color and stitch-by-stitch
• Check size and placement before embroidering
• My Hoops - select hoops you own
• Embroidery unit soft bag included
• Free QuickFont and Embroidery software to download
• mySewnet™ Cloud storage of designs
• Saving designs to USB Embroidery stick
• Included: DESIGNER™ Imperial Hoop 14¼"x10¼" (360x260mm)
• Included: DESIGNER™ Crown Hoop 10¼"x8" (260x200mm)
• Included: DESIGNER™ Splendid Square Hoop 4¾"x4¾" (120x1200mm)
• Optional: DESIGNER™ Majestic Hoop 14¼"x13¾" (360x350mm) and more than 16 additional hoops
• 807 built-in stitches
• 1294 stitches (including letters, characters etc.)
• Interchangeable dual feed included
• Electronic piercing power, pulsating needle force 150Nw
• Straight stitch plate with sensor
• Stitch width, 7mm
• Side-motion sewing, with stitches up to 54mm
• Taper stitch – choose from 18 different angles
• Directional sewing – 4-way and 8-way
• Possible to sew with embroidery unit attached
• Permanent memories: mySewnet™ Cloud
• Smart save of all sewing settings
• Stitch pattern Re-Start
• 8 Programmable sewing fonts
• 16 Perfectly balanced buttonholes (PBB) with Sensor one-step buttonhole foot
• Stitches on screen, starting point of stitch indicated on screen
• Twin needle setting, the look of the stitch is shown in screen
• 2 Free motion modes: free motion floating and free motion spring action
• Stitch Positioning
• Adjust Stitch; length, width, mirror image side-to-side and end-to-end
• Twin needle and stitch width safety
• Sew with or without foot control
• Light indicates Needle Stop Up/Down
• Fix Tie-Off Function
• Instant and Permanent Reverse
• Stop Function
• Snap on presser feet
• 29 Needle positions
Even More Features
• Illuminated thread area
• Soft textile cover
• Embroidery unit textile bag
• Two USB ports for Embroidery stick
• Automatic Updates through WiFi or Update via USB Embroidery stick
• Quick wind bobbin – separate motor to wind bobbin while sewing or embroidering
• 5 speed settings
• Automatic feed teeth drop
• Double-sided slide-on accessory tray with smart storage solutions
• Top and bobbin thread sensor
• Multiple languages
• Extended dual stitch plate: guidelines up to 65mm on both sides of the needle
• Automatic bobbin thread pick-up
• Jam-proof Rotary Hook
• Permanently lubricated
• Designed and Engineered in Sweden
Step-by-step tutorials built-in
With the enhanced JoyOS Advisor™ there's 120 step-by-step animated and illustrated tutorials so that sewers of all skill levels will accomplish whatever your heart desires, with ease.
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Swipe, zoom, pinch, duplicate, and more on the tablet-like screen
The tablet-like screen allows you to experiment and customize your designs however you like, you like for projects that are uniquely yours.
A WiFi connected machine means creativity anywhere
The DESIGNER EPIC™ sewing and embroidery machine has smart WiFi functions.
The most advanced embroidery
With the largest embroidery area, the largest turnable and non-turnable hoops, and the JoyOS advisor™ feature, you'll be able to achieve your creative aspirations.
Made with the quilter in mind
The DESIGNER EPIC™ machine is the largest, brightest, yet lightest machine. And it features the most space to work, the best viewing angles, and more for quilting enthusiasts.
It's thoughtfully created for you
At HUSQVARNA VIKING® we share your passion for sewing and embroidery. That’s why we thought through every detail – big and small!
The New DESIGNER EPIC™ – a First of Its Kind
At HUSQVARNA VIKING® , we’re only a sewing company…Our sole focus is to put the joy of sewing and unlimited creativity into the enthusiast sewer’s hands.
Expert level results regardless of fabric
You're unique and you like to express your style... but that requires a machine that's up to the task.
A smart machine with automatic push notifications
When embroidering on the new DESIGNER EPIC™ sewing and embroidery machine you will receive instant updates.
Sew as big as you dream
The new HUSQVARNA VIKING® DESIGNER EPIC™ sewing and embroidery machine is the largest yet lightest top-of-the-line machine.
Access designs anywhere
Create, store and access your designs from anywhere – with the DESIGNER EPIC™ Sewing & Embroidery machine’s new built-in storage, mySewnet™ cloud.
First Tablet-Like Screen
With HUSQVARNA VIKING® New DESIGNER EPIC™ sewing and embroidery machine, you’ll have the first and only interactive tablet-like screen so that you can swipe, pinch, zoom, rotate, or multiply designs easily…
Get guidance every step of the way!
120 animated, illustrated and step-by-step tutorials built into the machine.
Made for Sewers, by Sewers™
We know you love to sew...
DESIGNER EPIC™ Bird Branch Pillow
With your very own design, embroider and sew an art cushion.
DESIGNER EPIC™ Skirt
With the DESIGNER EPIC™ machine it has never been easier to sew a skirt.
DESIGNER EPIC™ Dress
Create a dress for that special occasion you have been waiting for. The embroidered water color flowers add a special touch with several layers of light weight fabric.
DESIGNER EPIC™ Triangular Quilt
With our HUSQVARNA VIKING® DESIGNER EPIC™ sewing and embroidery machine, no creation is too large.
DESIGNER EPIC™ Leather Bag
Create your very own exclusive leather bag.
HUSQVARNA VIKING® Designer Brilliance™ 80 embroidery and sewing machine features advance technology to make both your embroidery and sewing a joy.
Large Display With Capacitive Touch
The Husqvarna® Designer Brilliance 80 features a large (7 inch, 154mm x 86 mm), high resolution (1024 x 600 pixels) full-color capacitive touch screen. It's easy to navigate through various screens using multi-touch gestures and features a smart toolbox for easy editing; one touch access to the most used tools. Drag and drop on screen, zoom, rotate, pinch, swipe and spread, just like on any tablet or smartphone.
JoyOS Advisor Feature
An extended Sewing Advisor feature with on-screen tutorials, sewing projects, step-by-step instructions and sewing techniques. Select fabric type and get a wide selection of available sewing techniques, from basic to detailed sewing. JoyOS ADVISOR feature will instantly set the best stitch, stitch width, stitch length, thread tension/portioning and presser foot pressure for the technique you’ve chosen. Animations and illustrations will also assist you and provide expert advice right on the screen.
- Interactive tutorials - Learn how to sew different techniques like zippers, collars, hems etc. The HUSQVARNA VIKING® Designer Brilliance 80 machine guides you all the way and sets everything for you.
- Stitch and embroidery techniques – All the exclusive HUSQVARNA VIKING® techniques are shown with step by step instructions, including animations and illustrations.
- Sewing instructions – Want to learn a new project or technique? The Designer Brilliance 80 machine has instructions for sewing new projects and techniques built-in with a section dedicated to quilting.
- Stabilizer guide – The perfect tool when choosing the right stabilizer for your project.
- Quick help – Touch any stitch, icon or function to see its name and description.
- The complete user’s guide is built into your machine, everything you want to know on screen and searchable.
mySewnet cloud allows easy access to embroideries from multiple devices, including your computer, tablet or Designer Brilliance 80 machine. Your designs are synchronized and available whenever you need them via WiFi. The free app - mySewMonitor - provides you with real time updates on the status of your embroidery even when you’re away from your Designer Brilliance 80 machine.
- Wifi connectivity – Get access to the mySewnet universe and have machine updates sent automatically.
- Personal cloud – Free mySewnet account with ability to share designs between devices.
- Transfer designs – Store and wirelessly transfer designs from any location to your machine.
- mySewnet BLOG – Get tips, hints, projects, and news sent directly to your machine screen automatically.
- HUSQVARNA VIKING® Apps – Several free apps are available for both Android and iOS including: mySewMonitor, QuickDesign, JoyOS ADVISOR.
Generous Embroidery Area
- Three embroidery hoops included: (Designer Splendid Square Hoop 120x120, Designer Crown Hoop 260x200, Designer Royal Hoop 360x200).
- Several optional hoops available for special techniques like endless embroideries, quilting, textured embroideries and much more.
- You can create and embroider larger than life designs up to 360x350mm without re-hooping using the optional Designer Majestic Hoop.
Large Number Of Built-In Embroidery Designs
- Over 565 embroidery designs, incorporating 30 specialty techniques.
- Categories for easy selection.
- 5 embroidery fonts, each in different sizes, from 10 to 80mm.
- Hoop and re-hoop with confidence. Place and match your embroideries with this superior placement feature.
- Place your embroideries exactly where you want without templates.
- Join your embroideries with stitch point accuracy.
Embroidery Design Customizing
- Personalize your embroideries right on the screen.
- Add multiple designs, and align them with guidelines
- Rotate, mirror, scale, move
- Edit colors
- Group and ungroup designs
- Change stitch out order
- Color block sort
- Color block merge
High Embroidery Speed
The perfect time-saver for every embroidery. Up to 1000 stitches per minute with optimum results.
If you lose power or need to stop embroidering/sewing, all adjustments are automatically saved.
- The Designer Brilliance™ 80 machine will automatically save and remember all edits in your current work if interrupted.
- Choose to manually save whenever you want.
Automatic Jump Stitch Trim
- Eliminate trimming time as you create beautiful embroideries.
- Jump stitches are cut automatically and thread tails pulled to the back.
- Automatic thread cutter cuts the top thread at each color change.
- Create unlimited new embroideries using any stitch and/or embroidery.
- Choose from 10 different shapes.
- Customize spacing, angle, rotation and line justification for even more creativity.
- Combination Repeat function for inserting multiple elements.
- Create appliqués right on the screen in your machine, no extra software required.
- Choose from 45 different shapes – all built-in, such as: heart, flower, letters and more.
- Finish your appliqué with one of six different stitch options.
Use basting to secure the fabric without hooping. Perfect for embroidering on delicate or stretchy fabric. Choose between baste around design or baste around hoop area.
Embroider Buttonholes And Decorative Stitches In The Hoop
- Expand your creativity by combining any of the built-in stitches for endless design opportunities.
- Embroider perfectly placed buttonholes on your project.
- Create new design combinations using any of your decorative stitches.
Tapering In The Hoop
Automatically create mitered corners and beautiful angled effects using decorative stitches. Choose from 32 stitches with several angle options.
USB port allows for transfer of designs and updates. For your convenience, the Designer Brilliance™ 80 machine also reads the most popular design formats.
Machine Software Download
Download the software to enhance the use of your Designer Brilliance™ 80 sewing and embroidery machine. Adding the following features:
- mySewnet cloud communication module allows you to connect the machine to your computer via WiFi.
- Windows Explorer Plug-in gives you the ability to view designs as thumbnail images, reading different embroidery file formats, add trim commands and more.
- Create and add embroidery fonts to your machine using any TrueType font on your computer with the QuickFont program.
deLuxe Stitch System
- Less time and effort spent on machine adjustments with high quality results regardless of fabric and thread type.
- Perfect for metallic or other specialty threads. Gorgeous stitch results on both sides of the fabric.
- Thread Portioning feeds the optimum amount of thread for each stitch, no matter what thread type or fabric thickness, when sewing or embroidering.
- Choose between Thread Portioning or Thread Tension for specific techniques/accessories.
Exclusive Stitch Techniques
Husqvarna Viking world class unique stitches for more creative opportunities: Sequin Stitches, Pop-Up Stitches, Appliqué Stitches, plus Theme Stitches. Create Dimensional Stitches by adding fabric or sequins for a unique decorative and textured effect; both vertically and horizontally. Theme Stitches allow you to select a group of 4 stitches of the same theme and switch stitching between those 4 for a cohesive look.
Exclusive Sensor System Feature
- Automatically and continuously senses and adjusts to any thickness of fabric for perfect, even feeding as you sew.
- Sensor Foot Lift - Presser foot lowers and raises automatically for every sewing technique. Four positions: down, pivot, up and extra lift.
- Automatically lowers feed teeth on extra lift for maximum space to slide thick fabrics and quilts under the foot easily.
- Sensor Foot Pivot - Automatic float position with needle down for instant pivoting, easy appliqué and quilting. Your hands are free to guide the fabric.
- Sensor Foot Pressure - The presser foot continuously senses the thickness of the fabric and automatically adjusts the presser foot pressure, for even feeding on all fabric types.
Electronic Needle Piercing Power
- Stitch through heavy fabrics or several layers without hesitation.
- Pulsating force gives superior results when sewing through heavy/dense fabrics or multiple layers.
- Maximum needle force 150 NWT.
Large Sewing Surface
- Sew large quilts, home dec projects and garments easily.
- Long free arm for ease of sewing, nearly 10" (250mm) work area.
Extensive Selection Of Built-In Stitches
- Creative opportunities are plentiful.
- Over 550 stitches, up to 54mm wide.
- 19 categories for easy selection.
- Exclusive patented stitch techniques.
- 5 sewing alphabets, with both upper and lower case letters, for easy programming.
Interchangeable Dual Feed Included
- No matter what type of fabric, it has never been easier to keep your fabrics in place while sewing.
- The Interchangeable Dual Feed Foot with changeable presser feet is designed to feed layers of fabric and/or batting evenly.
- It is perfect for quilting, sewing velvet, stretch fabrics, leather and fabrics that need precise pattern matching.
- All your necessary functions at your command with the touch of a button.
- Needle Up/Down
- Automatic Thread Cutter
Perfectly Balanced Buttonholes
- The Sensor One-Step Buttonhole Foot automatically sews perfect one-step buttonholes every time.
- Sews both sides of the buttonhole in the same direction for evenly balanced buttonholes.
- 11 buttonhole styles designed for various sewing applications.
- Move stitches to sew exactly where you wish.
- Possible to change complete stitch position for all stitches with less than 7 mm stitch width.
Straight Stitch Plate And Sensor
- The perfect aid for straight stitch sewing with any straight stitch accessory.
- Attach the Straight Stitch Plate and the machine sensor alerts you if you select any stitch other than a straight stitch.
- No need to worry about damaging needles anymore.
Two Free-Motion Settings
- Choose the one most convenient for you.
- Free-motion spring action
- Free-motion floating
29 Needle Positions
Sews a straight stitch in 29 different needle positions for perfect topstitching, edge stitching, under stitching, stitching-in-the-ditch or quilting.
The Designer Brilliance 80 automatically sets the ideal feed balance when stitching forwards and backwards, so your decorative stitching comes out perfect every time.
Led Light Illuminated Workspace
Designed to give even light across the entire work area. Created using LED technology and light guides provide excellent lighting on your work area. See fabric and stitches in true color and with less shadows.
Bobbin Winding Through Needle
For timesaving and convenient bobbin winding includes a separate bobbin winding motor.
Inch/Cm Ruler On The Base Plate
Convenient measuring right there on your Designer Brilliance 80 sewing and embroidery machine.
What's in the Box?
- HUSQVARNA VIKING® Designer Brilliance 80 embroidery and sewing machine
- Embroidery unit
- Foot controller
- Instruction manual
- Designer Brilliance 80 sampler book
- Designer Royal Hoop (360mm x 200mm)
- Designer Crown Hoop (260mm x 200mm)
- Designer Splendid Square Hoop (120mm x 120mm)
- Utility foot
- Decorative stitch foot
- Buttonhole foot
- Blindhem foot
- Zipper foot
- Non-stick glide foot
- Edging foot
- Quilters 1/4" piecing foot
- Sensor q-foot
- Embroidery/darning foot
- Side-motion foot
- Sensor one-step buttonhole foot
- Self-adhesive glide plates
- Interchangeable dual feed foot
- 2 x thread nets
- Seam ripper
- Edge / quilting guides
- 2 x felt pad
- 4 x spool caps (1 x small, 1 x medium, 2 x large)
- 11 x bobbins
- 16 x hoop clips
- Multipurpose tool / button reed
- Straight stitch plate
- Hard cover for machine
- Luggage style carrying bag with packing insert for embroidery unit
- Embroidery thread
- Pieces of fabric and stabilizer
- Microfiber cloth