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Show your true valor and adventurous spirit with the new multi-needle machine from Baby Lock. It's the perfect choice when you're looking for industrial power on a home embroidery machine. The Valiant provides the ease of a home machine while helping you create even the most intricate embroidery designs. Let the Valiant machine help your business venture grow.


Needlecam™ Digital Camera
The NeedleCam™ Digital Camera lets you see from the needle’s point of view, so you know exactly where the needle will drop. Also, you can use the Perfect Positioning stickers included with your Valiant to place every design with extreme precision.

On-Screen Text Editing
With Multi-line text, character spacing, grouping and character insert capabilities designing with the 41 included fonts has never been smoother.

4 Hoops
The Baby Lock Valiant comes with four embroidery hoops:
   ● 7-7/8" x 14"
   ● 5-1/8" x 7-1/8"

   ● 4" x 4"
1-1/2" x 2-3/8" 

3 USB Drives:• 2 Type A • 1 Type B • SD Card Slot
With USB connectivity, you can easily import designs to your machine from a computer or flash drive

120 Built-in Embroidery Designs
Choose from more than 120 built-in embroidery designs then rotate, merge, color sort, group and more all on screen.

10.1" Truview™ IPS TFT Lcd Screen in HD
The Valiant’s high-definition, 10.1” TruView™ IPS (TFT) LED Screen brings embroidery designs to life with over 16 million vivid colors. Adjust thumbnails and magnify on-screen designs up to 200% to easily spot a design flaw before stitching.

LED Spool Stand Lights
The Valiant has many features built-in to help you concentrate on the art of embroidery instead of the mechanics. The 10 LED spool stand lights help keep your thread colors coordinated, and signal when a spool needs to be changed.
5 LED Lights
The 5 LED lights help illuminate your work area and also come with dimming settings to create your perfect workspace.
Front-Loading Bobbin System
The convenient bobbin system with a front-loading, vertical hook means you can change bobbins without having to remove your embroidery hoop.
Color Visualizer
Choose from random, vivid, gradient and soft and watch as your design is transformed in an array of color combinations. Have a favorite color in mind? Pin it to the Color Visualizer, and the Valiant will be sure to use it in the next set of color suggestions.
1,000 Stitches Per Minute
Embroidery finishes fill faster than the blink of an eye. You’ll love the estimated embroidery time display stitch count, embroidery progress bar and stitch simulator.
Edit Designs On Screen
With the Valiant’s editing features, you can combine, reposition, resize, rotate and mirror embroidery designs and watch as the changes instantly appear on the LCD screen. Alter design elements individually, or group them to easily move or edit them collectively.


Technology Features
  • Color LCD Touch Screen IPS (TFT)
    • Shows 16,777,216 colors
    • Measures 10.1" diagonally
  • Precise Touch PositioningTM using NeedleCam
  • Live Camera Positioning
  • Color Touch Screen shows:
    • Design placement using drag and drop capabilities
    • Estimated embroidery time display and stitch count
    • Embroidery progress bar
    • Needle advancement (1, 10, 100 or 1000 stitch increments)
    • Measurements displayed in inches or metrics
    • 200% Design magnification on screen
    • Color separation
    • Thread color indicator
    • On-screen hoop size indicator shows standard and optional hoops
    • Stitch simulator
    • Thread warning indicator
    • 300 color names
    • Screen saver customization
    • Customizable mouse pointer
  • NeedleCamTM Digital Camera for perfect embroidery positioning
  • NeedleCamTM Digital Camera for embroidery and sewing positioning with 5X faster scanning, 3X higher resolution
  • 2x faster CPU processing speed
  • Mpeg-4 movie/video play function
  • Exclusive Memory Storage for video
  • Software/Connectivity - 3 USB drives
    • 2 (Type A) drives, version 2.0 connects with flash drives , • CD-Rom drives, mouse, and hub
    • (Type B) USB direct connect to a PC
    • 1 SD card connection capability
  • Linking capabilities allow up to 4 machines to connect to Palette 9 or later software through a powered hub
  • Reads multiple formats (PES, PEC, DST, PHC)
  • Upgradeable through USB connection
IQ Designer - Free Update 11/2016
  • Image scanning frame with magnets
  • On-screen drawing capabilities
  • Automatically create an embroidery pattern from a JPEG image
  • 90 Preloaded open, closed and region shapes
  • Able to select different line colors and fill colors
  • Different stitch patterns: running, bean, satin, no outline, chain stitch, and candlewicking
  • 13 Different fill patterns: regular fill, no fill, stipple, and 10 decorative pattern fills
  • Duplicate and paste editing preloaded shapes
  • Adjust line, fill and stippling width, length and density properties
  • Undersewing options
  • Outline stamp shape creation for Trapunto techniques
  • 2 scanning modes
    • Fine- For illustrations
    • Standard- For line drawings
Convenience Features
  • LED spool stand lighting aids in thread placement and lights for thread spool warning
  • 5 LED lights with dimming settings to illuminate work area
  • Built-in memory (10MB) stores embroidery designs to the machine’s memory
  • Bobbin system: front loading, vertical rotary hook
  • Push button, automatic needle threaders
  • Upper thread breakage sensors
  • Manual tension controls
  • Automatic thread trimmer (upper and lower)
  • Needle bar/frame move key extends the hoop for easy access to the design while still attached to the machine
  • Oiling Key automatically places the race in the correct position for oiling
  • Start/Stop button with lock feature
  • On-screen speed control
  • Uses pre-wound bobbins
  • Choose units of measure (in. or mm.)
  • Built-in stylus holder
  • Support Features
  • Built-in operation guide with videos
  • Built-in help messages
  • Auto save feature - automatically saves last design when power is turned off or a power failure occurs
  • Shipping weight (130 lbs. or 59 kg.)
  • Machine weight (94 lbs. or 42.5 kg)
  • Warranty (25 years product casting, 5 years circuit boards, 5 years electrical, 2 year parts, 1 year labor)
  • Ask your Baby Lock Retailer about The Optional Love of Sewing Membership (BMV10-LOSM)
Customizing Features
  • Built-in embroidery designs
    • 120 Designs
    • 100 large decorative stitch designs
    • 10 Buttonhole embroidery designs in 3 sizes (30 total)
  • 41 Fonts including
    • Baby Lock exclusive script o Large floral alphabet
    • Large block alphabet
    • Greek letters
    • Line alphabet
    • Renaissance alphabet
    • Striped alphabet
    • Vintage alphabet
    • Vine alphabet
    • Greek applique alphabet
    • Block alphabet
    • 3 Monogram fonts and 15 frame designs
    • 140 Frame combinations
  • Combine embroidery designs on screen Character/text array function
  • Character spacing
  • Multi-line text
  • Character insert and group edit capabilities
  • 0.1°, 1°, 10°, and 90° Pattern rotation Enhanced design enlargement (up to 200%) and reduction (down to 60%) capabilities

    Needle forward and reverse position placement (1, 10, 100 or 1,000 stitch increments)
    Intuitive forward and reverse placement by touchable progress bar and direct number input
    Design duplication (up to 20 times in both directions)
    Enhanced design grouping /ungrouping allows designs or letters to move as a group Color Visualizer with pin-able color selections
    Direct Spool Selection to change
    color selections within designs Continuous border capabilities

    anguage conversion capabilities (13 languages)
  • Warranty (25-year limited, 10-year parts, 5-year computer circuit, 5-year electrical, 1-year labor)
  • Optional Gold Standard Comprehensive Care Program
Instructional and Help Resources
  • Built-in Operational Guide
  • Built-in Help Messages
  • Built-in Sewing Application Guide
Included Accessories
  • Sensor Pen and Holder
  • Touch pen (stylus)
  • USB cable
  • Knee lift
  • 13 Feet
    • Digital Dual-Feed System Foot
    • 1/4" Quilting foot with a guide
    • Buttonhole
    • Overcasting
    • Monogramming
    • Zipper
    • Zigzag
    • Blind stitch
    • Button fitting
    • Free-motion quilting
    • Free-motion open toe quilting
    • Free-motion echo quilting
    • Straight stitch foot
  • Specialty bobbin case for bobbin work
  • Cord guide bobbin cover
  • Straight stitch needle plate
  • Soft cover for machine
  • Bobbins
  • Seam ripper
  • Twin needle

FAQ & Manuals



Crescendo (Model BLCR) Software Update V.1.12
Version 1.12
Added: 11/20/2013
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