BERNINA Q 20/Q 24

BERNINA Q 20/Q 24

Longarm Quilting on Frame

  • 20" or 24" throat space to suit your needs
  • Stitch Regulation for perfect stitches
  • Unique digital thread tension adjustment
  • Easy threading, independent bobbin winder
  • Ergonomic operation, fully from the front

BERNINA Longarm Quilting Machines on Frame

BERNINA Longarm Stitch Regulation

BERNINA Longarm Stitch Regulation

Master hand-guided quilting quickly with the assistance of the integrated BERNINA Stitch Regulator. The BERNINA Longarm Stitch Regulator is simple to activate and simple to customize using the machine’s touch screen. Set the stitch length as preferred for a variety of quilting styles. The BERNINA Longarm Stitch Regulator keeps the stitch length consistent even at variable stitching speeds. Choose between three stitch regulation modes, including a basting mode or a fully manual mode.

Quilt Artist Lisa Hagstoz Calle talks about her BERNINA Q 24
Having the Q 24 in my studio is a little slice of heaven.Lisa Hagstoz Calle, Longarm Quilt Artist

About Lisa: With a degree in Textile Management and Marketing, Lisa Hagstoz 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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Speed

Speed

With 2,200 stitches per minute for hand-guided quilting, you will complete more quilts more quickly than ever.

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.

Unique threading path and integrated bobbin winder

Unique threading path and integrated bobbin winder

The forward position of the thread stand is easy to reach and the threading path simple to follow. The integrated bobbin winder is just one of the small details that make this machine unique.

Unique user interface

Unique user interface

BERNINA brings the best of the domestic machine world to the longarm world with a simple to navigate, color touch screen. Totally customizable, it includes useful functionalities like a stitch counter and built-in tutorial.

Unique ergonomics

Unique ergonomics

The unique and fully articulating handles can be moved to just the right position for all of your quilting needs. Whether stitching edge-to-edge, custom motifs or ruler work the handles can be adjusted for visibility and comfort. Program each of the buttons on each handle to keep frequently used functions at your fingertips. Edge-to-edge /pantograph style quilt designs can be easily guided with the optional rear handle system and screen.

Large quilting space

Large quilting space

The BERNINA Q 24 offers 24" throat space to master big quilting projects on the highest level of comfort.

LED lighting

LED lighting

LED lighting along the length of the machine and above the needle illuminates 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.

Get your BERNINA Q Series machine

Being a quilter, a maker, a creator is serious business. When it’s time to make, your creativity deserves the support of a great machine.

Features & Functions

  • Overview
  • Sewing & Quilting
  • General Features
Q Series on Frame

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Not all models and accessories are available in all countries. We reserve the right to make changes in both features and design.

Hook system M Class Rotary Hook
Throat space area fully illuminated with LEDs 50 LEDs
Presser foot lift Electronic
BERNINA Stitch Regulator functionality Dual Stitch Regulator
Maximum sewing speed (stitches per minute) 2200

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Note:
Not all models and accessories are available in all countries. We reserve the right to make changes in both features and design.

Maximum sewing speed (stitches per minute) 2200
Stitch length maximum in mm 25.4 mm (1 stitch per inch)
Stitch length minimum 1.05 mm (24 stitches per inch)

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Personal Program 5
Compatible with domestic machine needles
Compatible with BERNINA free-motion feet
Color touchscreen 4.3" / 109 mm
Semi-automatic needle threader
Hook system M Class Rotary Hook

Hook system

The Hook systems of BERNINA sewing machines are constantly evolving over the years. The CB Hook is the traditional BERNINA mechanism that produces the legendary BERNINA stitch quality at 5.5 mm wide.

The BERNINA Rotary Hook offers the same stitch quality at 9 mm stitch width and bobbin thread monitoring.

The innovative BERNINA Hook maintains the stitch quality at 5.5 mm and 9 mm stitch widths. An easy bobbin case insertion and large capacity bobbin make this ideal.

The M Class BERNINA Rotary Hook for Longarm machines ensures the legendary BERNINA stitch quality, even at high speeds.
Lower thread indicator
Throat space area fully illuminated with LEDs 50 LEDs

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Presser foot lift Electronic
Thread tension Electronically/digitally adjustable
BERNINA Stitch Regulator functionality Dual Stitch Regulator
Connection (basic) USB
Connection (additional purpose) HDMI

Frame Options

For excellent quilting results, we have developed ideal, high-quality frames which are available in different sizes. All 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.

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Classic PRO
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Small PRO
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BERNINA Q 24 - -
BERNINA Q 20
Size (length & depth)
12'11" × 3'11"
4.0 × 1.2 m
11'11" × 3'11"
3.6 × 1.2 m
8'10" × 3'11"
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”
3.36 m
120”
3.07 m
83”
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
Number of legs 6 6 4
Hydraulic Lift optional optional not available

Accessories

Unleash your creativity with the included accessories and be prepared for any creative challenge with a huge variety of optional accessories

  • Included
  • Compatible

Note:
Not all models and accessories are available in all countries. We reserve the right to make changes in both features and design.

BERNINA Q-matic: Longarm Quilting Automation

Teaming up with the innovative BERNINA Q Series machines, Q-matic will fulfill your automated quilting needs in just a few simple steps. Whether stitching out simple edge-to-edge designs or intricate custom patterns, your way to an original masterpiece will be extremely easy

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Support for your BERNINA Q Series on Frame

To ensure that you enjoy your BERNINA for as long as possible, we recommend that you read the detailed operating instructions. Further support information and firmware updates can be found on the support page.

Support page Q Series on Frame

Get your BERNINA Q Series machine

Being a quilter, a maker, a creator is serious business. When it’s time to make, your creativity deserves the support of a great machine.