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Sewing Smart

  • Wi-Fi Access – connection from anywhere!
    Wirelessly transfer embroidery designs between your devices, and explore the free mySewnet™ apps.
  • mySewney™ Library Choose from thousands of embroidery designs right on the screen of the Designer Sapphire™ 85 sewing and embroidery machine.
  • mySewnet™ Software Use the cloud-based software to edit and create embroidery designs on your computer.
  • mySewnet™ Blog Gain access to custom content from the Husqvarna Viking brand directly on your machine screen. The blog, provides a feed of amazing fresh ideas!
  • mySewMonitor™App The mySewMonitor™ provides real-time machine notifications to your phone or tablet. letting you know when your thread colour needs changing or your embroidery has finished. The app even features Design Placement capabilities allowing you to hoop a project, take a picture of the hooped project, then send the image to your machine for quick design or decorative stitch placement in the hoop.
  • mySewnet™ Cloud Set up a free account to access and use apps, transfer designs and more.
  • QuickDesign™ App Easily create embroidery designs from your smartphone or tablet with a snap of your camera.
  • JoyOS ADVISOR™ App Take this app with you where ever you go! It is just like having your machine with you on-the-go.

Top Features:

  • Exlusive Sensor System™
    The Exclusive Sensor System automatically and continuously senses and adjusts to any thickness of fabric. Resulting in perfectly even feeding as you sew.

    • Sensor Foot Lift
      • The presser foot lowers and raises automatically for every sewing technique
      • Four positions: down, pivot, up and extra lift
      • Automatically lowers the feed teeth on the extra lift for maximum space to slide thick fabrics and quilts under the foot.
    • Sensor Foot Pivot
      • Automatic pivot position with the needle down for instant pivoting, easy applique and quilting.
  • Extensive Selection of Built-in Stitches Easily customise any project with exclusive patented stitch techniques giving your project dimensional elements that are effortless and irresistible.
    • 680 Stitches, up to 54mm wide
    • Exclusive Stitch Techniques
      • Pop-up stitches
      • Sequin stitches
      • Applique stitches
      • Yarn stitches
      • Theme stitches
    • 5 Sewing font styles with both upper and lower case letters, for easy programming
  • Large Sewing Surface
    • Sew large quilts, home decor projects, and garments easily
    • Long free arm for ease of sewing
    • Large work area, nearly 10″ (250mm)
  • Generous Embroidery Area
    Create large embroideries with the large embroidery area and the Optional 360mmx350mm)

    • Includes 3 Embroidery Hoops to get you started!
      • DESIGNER™ Royal Hoop 360mmx200mm
      • DESIGNER™ Crown Hoop 260mmx200mm
      • DESIGNER™ Splendid Square 120mmx120mm
    • Several optional hoops are available for special techniques like endless embroideries, quilting, textured embroideries, and much more!
  • Large Sewing Space
    • Sewing large quilts, home decor projects and garments easily
    • Long free arm for ease of sewing
    • Large work area, nearly (250mm)
  • Over 620 Embroidery Designs
    Endless opportunities to be creative

    • Over 620 embroidery designs, incorporating 30 specialty techniques
    • Categories for easy selection
    • 8 Embroidery fonts, each in different sizes, from 10 to 80mm
  • Electronic Needle Piercing Power
    Stitch through heavy fabrics or several layers without hesitation

    • Maximum needle force 150N

Embroidery Features:

  • Design Positioning Place and match your embroideries with this feature for stitch point accuracy.
    Use the Design Placement feature in the mySewMonitor™ App to see your hooped project onscreen.
    When used in combination with the Design Positioning function exact design locations are even easier to achieve.
  • Embroidery Design Customising Easily modify your embroideries right on the screen
    • Combine multiple designs
    • Rotate, mirror image, scale, resize and move
    • Colour edit
    • Group and ungroup designs
    • Undo/redo
    • Change stitch out order
    • Colour block sort
    • Colour block merge
    • Monochrome
  • Design Shaping
    Create unlimited new embroideries using almost any stitch and/or embroidery. Choose your shape and adjust your selected designs or stitches along this shape line.
  • Design Applique
    Create appliques on the screen of your machine with no extra software required.

    • Choose from built-in shapes such as hearts, flowers, letters and more
    • Finish your applique with different stitch options
  • Basting Options
    Use basting to secure the fabric without hooping. Choose between baste around the embroidery design or baste around the hoop area.
  • Smart Save
    If you lose power or need to stop embroidering/sewing, all adjustments and current stitch positions are automatically saved. You can also choose to manually save at any time.
  • Welcome to Embroidery Stitch-Out
    Check and adjust the embroidery settings before entering the Embroidery Stitch-Out mode
  • Embroider Buttonholes and Decorative Stitches
    Expand your creativity by combining the built-in stitches for endless design opportunities. Taper in the hoop to easily create mitered corners and beautiful angled effects using select decorative stitches
  • Automatic Jump Stitch Trim
    Trimming time is eliminated whilst creating stunning embroideries

    • Jump stitches are cut automatically and thread tails are pulled through to the back
    • Automatic thread cutter cuts only the top thread at each colour change
  • Complimentary Computer Software Windows® and Mac®
    • mySewnet™ Cloud Communication Module – allows sewists to connect the machine to your computer software through Wi-Fi
    • mySewnet™ Software Use the cloud-based software service to edit embroidery designs on your computer
    • Windows® Explorer and Mac®OS Finder Plug-in – view designs as thumbnail images, read different embroidery file formats, and more.
    • QuickFont – Create numerous embroidery fonts for your machine any TrueType font on your computer
    • Multitasking – Work on your next embroidery design while the current one is stitching out.

Sewing Features:

  • Interchangeable Dual Feed Included
    No matter what type of fabric you have chosen, it has never been easier to keep your fabrics in place while sewing.

    • The Interchangeable Dual Feed Foot with changeable presser feet has been 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.
  • Sewing Functions All of your necessary functions at your command with the touch of a button or program them for your needs
    • Needle Up/Down
    • start/Stop
    • Stop
    • Fix
    • Automatic Thread Cutter
    • Reverse
    • Speed
  • 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
    • 15 buttonhole styles and 2 eyelets designed for various sewing applications.
  • Straight Stitch Plate and Sensor
    The perfect help for straight stitch sewing with many special accessories and for best results when embroidering

    • Attach the Straight Stitch Plate and the machine sensor alerts you if you select any stitch other than a centre position straight stitch.
  • 29 Needle Positions
    Sew a straight stitch in 29 different needle positions for ideally placed topstitching, edge stitching, under stitching, stitching-in-the-ditch, or quilting
  • 3 Free-Motion Settings
    Choose the most convenient setting for your project

    • Free-motion Spring Action
    • Free-motion Floating
    • Free-motion Ruler Foot
  • Free-Motion Sewing with Decorative Stitches
    Make many projects unique by using almost all decorative stitches in free-motion mode.
  • Stitch Positioning
    Possible to change the complete stitch position for any stitch with less than 7mm stitch width
  • Stitch Balance
    Automatically sets the ideal feed balance when stitching forwards and backwards, so your decorative stitching looks stunning every time
  • Tapering on Decorative Stitches
    Taper at the beginning and/or at the end of the select decorative stitches. Change the angle of the taper for creative opportunities


  • LED Lights for the Workspace
    Designed to give even lighting across the entire work area

    • Created using LED technology, the light provides excellent sewing on your work area
    • See fabric and stitches in true colour and with less shadows
  • High Speed
    Embroider up to 1000 stitches per minute and sew 1050 stitches per minute to finish your projects in no time
  • Top and Bobbin Thread Sensors
    Receive an alert when your bobbin thread is low, enabling you to find a convenient time to change your bobbin. Thread sensors alert you when your bobbin is low or needle thread breaks.
  • USB Port
    USB port allows you to transfer embroidery designs and update your machine.

    • For your convenience, the Designer Sapphire™ 85 machine also reads the most popular design formats via a USB embroidery stick.
  • Bobbin Winding Through the Needle
    For timesaving and convenient bobbin winding
  • Separate Bobbin Winding Motor
    A separate bobbin winding motor allows you to wind a new bobbin without stopping your sewing or embroidering
  • Jam Proof Rotary Hook
    No threads will get caught in the bobbin area
  • Engineered and Designed in Sweden
    Husqvarna® Viking® has developed superior quality sewing machines with cutting-edge technology for over 145 years
  • Inch/CM Ruler on the Base Plate
    Convenient measuring right there on your Designer Sapphire™ 85 sewing and embroidery machine

    • Ruler 16″ (41cm)
    • Button ruler
  • Hard Cover
    Protective dust-free storage for your machine
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