The Husqvarna Viking Emerald 118 is a step up from the bullet-proof Emerald 116, so beloved of schools, colleges, and other high useage environments. The Emerald 118 is ideal for all types of sewing. Beautifully built, It has all the practical features of the Emerald 116; i.e. the built-in needle threader, a handy Sewing Guide Reference Chart, a hard cover for storage and an effortless one-step buttonhole. In addition, the Emerald 118 benefits from a sliding speed control bar and a needle up-down button.
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