Updated 4 Nov 2013

Husqvarna

Viking H Class 100Q

Snapshot: The Husqvarna Viking 100Q sewing machine has 20 stitch types and operates without a foot control. But how well does it sew?

Viking H Class 100Q
Consumer score
SCORE
Price guide

$699

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Test results

Overall score
78
Sewing performance
?/10
Ease of use
?/10

Good points

  • Very good at back-tacking, decorative stitching and appliqué.
  • Good at straight stitch and zigzag.
  • Very good instructions.
  • Well-lit work area.
  • Drop-in clear-view bobbin and very good winding.
  • Has an anti-slip foot control.
  • Can be used without the foot control.

But

  • Relatively noisy and heavy.
  • Just OK at blind hemming (tension can’t be adjusted to achieve a good result).

How we test

Overall score includes:

  • Performance (50 percent)
  • Ease of use (50 percent)

Prices are from an August 2013 survey except for the Husqvana Viking H Class 100Q. Price shown for this model is the manufacturer's recommended retail price.

NB: Bernina has advised the Bernette 15 has been replaced by the identical London 5.

Key data

Model

Price guide
$699

Specifications

Number of stitch types
20
Maximum stitch length (mm)
6
Maximum stitch width (mm)
5
Weight (kg)
8.2
Noise level (dBA)
75

Features

Protective cover
Hard case
Bobbin fitting
Drop-in
Presser-foot pressure control
Operates without foot control
Automatic needle threader

More Info

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