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Husqvarna-Viking Designer 1 Software

Posted by MaryPrim (My Page) on
Thu, Dec 9, 04 at 19:43

Hi all,

I have recently decided to try out the embroidery function on my Designger 1 machine. However I have discovered that I don't have the required Dongle. I continually get an error when trying to use the software. Does anyone know if there is a place to get another Dongle? I was quoted $600 CDN by my local rep and it seems quite a bit too high.

Thanks in advance,


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RE: Husqvarna-Viking Designer 1 Software

Mary I am not sure what you are asking?

When I got my Des 1 it came with the Sampler discs which you just put in the machine and are ready to go.

Are you talking about using your Customizing software on your computer to transfer to your machine?
I would be happy to help - if I can!


RE: Husqvarna-Viking Designer 1 Software

I have recently obtained my best friends Designer 1 Sewing machine right before she passed away. I was given all of her sewing items and have the Customizing software and I think the black dongle that hooks up to a parelle port, however, my laptop does not have a port and I can not use the software. Is there anyone that could help me. My friend did not have a chance to get me started and I could use any help I can get. Thank You in advance

RE: Husqvarna-Viking Designer 1 Software

Can you hook up your laptop to a printer? That uses the same port.

RE: Husqvarna-Viking Designer 1 Software

Mary, take a look at Embird, which has just come out with a new version that reads AND writes to .shv for your D1. It is very reasonably priced, unlike the HQV software, and has superior user reviews.

You will not need any of the HQV software or a dongle if you use Embird, and they answer questions readily.


RE: Husqvarna-Viking Designer 1 Software

Mary, You don't have to have any software to embroidery, the software lets you download designs, but you can purchase designs, and some should have come with the machine. I have a Designer SE now, but started out with the D1. Mine came with the customizing software, however my friend that also had the D1 did not have any software and she was doing more embroidery than me! lol!

good luck!

RE: Designer 1 monogramming

Can someone please tell me how to do a monogram with 3 letters. Larger letter in the center and smaller letters on either side. This is for a Designer 1.
Thanks a Bunch!!!

RE: Husqvarna-Viking Designer 1 Software


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