Longarm Quilting Machine

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$16,999 MSRP w/Frame

BERNINA Q 20 – sit-down model longarm quilting machine

  • BERNINA Longarm Stitch Regulation Play

    BERNINA Longarm Stitch Regulation

    Master hand-guided quilting quickly with the assistance of the integrated BERNINA Longarm Stitch Regulator available on both sit-down and frame models. Equipped with dual optical sensors, one on each side of the stitch hole in the needle plate, the BERNINA Longarm Stitch Regulator allows for very precise sensing of machine and fabric movement. Simple to activate and customizable using the machine’s touch screen, the BERNINA Longarm Stitch Regulator keeps your stitches even and consistent regardless of how simple or complex your quilt motif may be. Choose between three BSR modes one of which is basting. A manual mode with no stitch regulation is also available.
  • Unique user interface Play

    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 with a stitch counter and built-in tutorial.
  • 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 tension control

    Unique tension control

    The BERNINA longarm models offer the industry’s only presser foot tension release for threading ease. The exclusive tension system features numeric tension settings making it very easy to use a variety of thread types with success.
  • Speed


    With 2,200 stitches per minute for hand-guided quilting, you will complete more quilts quicker than ever.
  • Built-in needle threader

    Built-in needle threader

    Quick and easy threading of the needle thanks to the semi-automatic needle threader.
  • LED lighting

    LED lighting

    LED lighting along the length of the machine and above the needle illuminates the quilt for enhanced visibility. The brightness is dimmable or can even be turned off, an especially helpful option when working with white thread on white fabric.
  • Large quilting space

    Large quilting space

    The BERNINA Q 20 offers 20" throat space to master big quilting projects on the highest level of comfort.
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Unique model

The BERNINA Q 20 is designed, engineered, and assembled in Switzerland and comes standard as a sit-down model machine. The generous freearm depth and height provide ample space for managing your larger quilts. Undecided? The Q 20 can be upgraded to a frame model machine.

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Table for BERNINA Q 20: form and function

The BERNINA Q 20 comes standard as a sit-down model machine. The table is designed to elegantly handle the speed and weight of the Q 20 for optimal performance with style. Different desktop colors are available, see detailed product information.

  • Table size basic: 0.91 × 1.15 m (approximately 36” × 45”)
  • Table size expanded: 0.91 × 1.96 m (approximately 36” × 77”)
  • Working height: 0.75 m (approximately 30”)
  • Total weight incl. Q 20: 120 kg (265 lbs)
  • Generous storage space

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Optional upgrade to a frame model

It is possible to upgrade the BERNINA Q 20 to a frame model. For quality machine performance the optional frame is robust enough to handle the size and speed of the BERNINA Longarm machines.

Optional frames for BERNINA Q 20:

Frame Large Classic Small
Maximum quilt size ca. 3.05 m ca. 2.75 m ca. 1.80 m
Leader length ca. 3.36 m ca. 3.07 m ca. 2.12 m
Size (length × depth) 4.00 × 1.2 m
158” × 47”
3.60 × 1.2 m
142” × 47”
2.75 × 1.2 m
109” × 47”
Variable working height 0.9 to 1.2 m
35” to 47”
0.9 to 1.2 m
35” to 47”
0.9 to 1.2 m
35” to 47”
Total weight 160 to 250 kg
352 to 552 lbs
150 to 230 kg
330 to 508 lbs
115 to 120 kg
330 to 508 lbs
Number of legs 6 6 4
Hydraulic height optional optional not available