If you put together elaborate stitches, it's also very easy to modify the needle inside of this model. The presser foot can certainly stitch bulky fabrics. With lots of stitch alterations, you are able to sew easier.

Gain great control using the flexible length and width in the final stitch size. Like various other modern day sewing machines, this one runs quiet and requires significantly less routine maintenance than older style machines.

The free arm on the Viking 230 enables you to sew things like pant leg holes. When you need to make this happen, little else comes close to being as useful as a free arm. Like to make complicated designs? Then having the ability to switch the needle up and down setting will make life easier. You do not have to use this feature though.

Good Things Other People Say About This Model

Most love this machine and the end result. Online reviews like that the free arm motion works well. Many seamsters think the feed dog works well.

Shopping For The Viking 230

Items available on eBay. Prices are last bid amounts.
TENSION, (PULL UP) #4123245-01 fits VIKING 205, 215, 225, 230, 250, 310, 315, $65.95
NEEDLE CLAMP Husqvarna Viking Prelude 340 350 1250 205 210 230 250 400 Computer $42.95
SPOOL CAP Small # 4123711-01 All Husqvarna Viking Models 230 250 Jeans Hugin + $9.50
BOBBIN CASE No Backlash Husqvarna Viking HuskyStar 214 215 220 230 350 1140 $16.95
2-Pack LED Light Bulb BA15d Bayonet Base for Husqvarna Viking Sewing Machine $13.95
STOPPER, BOBBIN CASE #4123655-01 fits VIKING 1140, S205, 210, 230, 250, $7.95