20 Inch Sit-Down Longarm Machine

BERNINA Q 20 on Table – the Sit-down Model for Longarm Quilting

  • Hand-guided quilting made easy Play

    Hand-guided quilting made easy

    • Precise stitches no matter which speed
    • Three different modes for full flexibility
    • Simple customization via touchscreen
    Thanks to the integrated BERNINA Longarm Stitch Regulator you achieve perfect stitches at equal-length no matter which speed. A manual mode with no stitch regulation is also available.
  • Unique user interface Play

    Unique user interface

    • Simple-to-navigate touch screen
    • Individual settings for full comfort
    • Built-in tutorials offer full assistance
    Totally customizable, the user interface includes useful functions, such as five user profiles, a stitch counter, and built-in tutorials regarding maintenance.
  • Quilting without the foot control Play

    Quilting without the foot control

    • Fatigue-free quilting whenever you like
    • Enjoy full comfort and relax your foot
    • Perfect for creating large projects
    The KickStart function allows you to quilt continuously without having to hold down the foot control. As soon as the KickStart function has been deactivated, the usual menu becomes active again.
  • Fast threading and winding

    Fast threading and winding

    • Threading becomes a child's play
    • Enjoy comfort all the way
    • Wind your own bobbin in no time
    The well-positioned spool holders and forward threading path are easy to reach and simple to follow. The on-board bobbin winder makes it convenient to wind your own bobbins.
  • Unique thread tension control

    Unique thread tension control

    • Adjust thread tension digitally
    • Presser foot tension release for threading ease
    • No external tension assembly required
    The exclusive tension system features numeric tension settings making it very easy to use a wide range of thread types with success, no external tension assembly required.
  • Beautiful stitches every time

    Beautiful stitches every time

    • Achieve precise stitching results
    • Stitches are always consistent
    • Perfection is the new standard
    With high-speed precision stitching up to 2.200 stitches per minute, you will complete more quilts quicker than ever.
  • Ergonomics matter

    Ergonomics matter

    • Full operation from the front
    • Different table options available
    • Easy manual needle positioning
    The machine can be fully operated from the front. The handwheel in the front allows for easy manual needle positioning. Choose between different table options to best suit your preferences.
  • Working with bright lights

    Working with bright lights

    • Naturally illuminated working area
    • Sufficient lightning even in darker rooms
    • Perfect illumination of the quilting area
    50 bright LED lights along the throat space of the machine and above the needle illuminate the quilt for enhanced visibility.
  • Upgrade your Q 20 Sit Down

    Upgrade your Q 20 Sit Down

    • The Q 20 is frame ready
    • Enjoy Stand Up frame quilting with your Q 20
    • Different frame sizes available
    Place your Q 20 Sit Down any time on one of the many frame options and enjoy free-hand stand-up quilting. Click here to view our optional accessories.

Choose your favorite table solution to suit your home situation best

Table for BERNINA Q 20: Form and Function

Koala Table for BERNINA Q 20: Elegance and Function

The BERNINA Q 20 comes standard as a sit-down model machine. The elegant Koala table is designed to handle the speed and weight of the Q 20 with ease for optimal performance. Different desktop colors are available.

  • Table size basic: 36" × 45" / 0.91 × 1.15 m
  • Table size expanded: 36" × 77" / 0.91 × 1.96 m
  • Working height: 29”, 32” and 35” / 73.5 , 81 and 89 cm
  • Total weight incl. Q 20: 265 lbs / 120 kg
  • Generous storage space

Have only limited space?

Are you looking for a solution for limited space or a table to easily carry around? Then the Foldable Table for the BERNINA Q 20 could become your favorite companion.

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Once you drive a BERNINA longarm, you never want to drive anything else. Lisa H. Calle Longarm Quilt Artist

About Lisa: With a degree in Textile Management and Marketing, Lisa H. Calle soon began to explore the “other” side of textiles . . . the artistic side. She fell in love with quilting in 1997 and discovered longarm quilting in 2004. Her award-winning original designs have opened the door to teaching opportunities so that others can learn from her art and skills.

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Widen your creative horizons with BERNINA Accessories

BERNINA offers a wide range of longarm accessories, which fit your long arm quilting machines and your frame.

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