BERNINA Q 20/Q 24

Longarm Quilting on Frame

BERNINA Q 20 / Q 24 - Frame Models

The BERNINA Q 20 and Q24 are BERNINA’s long arm quilting machines and only differ in the length of the throat space.
 
  • Q 24 has a throat space of 24 inch.
  • Q 20 has a throat space of 20 inch.
BERNINA offers the quilting frame in three sizes, “Small”, “Classic” and “Large”, to best support you in finding the ideal solution for combining your quilting needs and floor space constrictions.

 

From the Very First Stitch, You Will Appreciate the Thought Behind Every Detail.

  • 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 touch screen
    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.
  • 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 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.
  • Comfortable quilting has priority

    Comfortable quilting has priority

    • 8-way, fully-adjustable handles
    • Quilt in your perfect position
    • Adapt position to any quilting method
    The most frequently used functions are right at your fingertips. Fully-adjustable 8-way handles offer comfort, whether stitching edge-to-edge or custom motifs, reducing any potential fatigue. Simply quilt in your preferred position.
  • 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
    • Adjustable frame height
    • Easy manual needle positioning
    The machine can be fully operated from the front. Adjust the frame height to your personal preference. Dual handwheels (front and back) allow for easy manual needle positioning.
  • Working with bright lights

    Working with bright lights

    • Naturally illuminated working area
    • Sufficient lighting 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.
  • 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.
  • It's your choice

    It's your choice

    • How much space you need
    • Which accessory you want to add
    • Build your individual long arm quilting machine
    Choose between 20 Inch (Q 20) or 24 Inch (Q 24) throat space. Our quilt frames are available in three different sizes. Find more information by clicking here.
"Having the Q24 in my studio is a little slice of heaven." 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.

Watch Lisas video

Frame: Strength and Style in Three Sizes

For excellent quilting results, we have developed an ideal, high-quality frame which is available in three different sizes (Large/Classic/Small). All three frames are constructed from anodized aluminum for a light weight yet sturdy frame that can handle the weight, size and speed of the BERNINA longarm machines with ease.


Frame Large Classic Small
Size (length & depth) 13' × 3.9'
4.0 × 1.2 m
12' × 3.9'
3.6 × 1.2 m
9' × 3.9'
2.75 × 1.2 m
Maximum quilt size ca. 120"
ca. 3.05 m
ca. 108"
ca. 2,75 m 
ca. 71"
ca.1,8 m
Leaders 132” / 11’
3.36 m
120” / 10’
 3.07 m
83” / 6.9’
2.12 m
Adjustable frame height 35” -  47”
0.9 - 1.2 m
35” - 47”
0.9 - 1.2 m
35” - 47”
0.9 - 1.2 m
Total weight* 352 - 552 lbs
160 - 250 kg
330 - 508 lbs
150 - 230 kg
330 - 508 lbs
115 - 120 kg
Number of legs 6 6 4
Hydraulic lift optional optional not available

 

* (Includes Q 20 & Q 24 and all optional accessories)

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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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