Bernina Q16Plus / Q20 / Q24 Q-Matic Longarm Quilting Machines

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The BERNINA Q16Plus / Q 20/Q24 frame model machine has ample room for your large quilt projects. The frame will accommodate a quilt up to 108” wide.  Your choice of  11' or 13' frame.  This system includes Q-Matic Software.

Price does not include delivery & installation charges. 

BERNINA Q16Plus / Q20/ BERNINA Q24 Key Features

  • BERNINA Longarm Stitch Regulation
  • 16", 20“ throat space or 24" throat space
  • Fully front operated & unique ergonomics
  • Up to 2,200 stitches per minute
  • Unique tension control
  • Built-in needle threader
  • 109 mm (4.3”) colour screen
  • Throat space area fully illuminated with LEDs
  • Touch operating system
  • M Class rotary hook
  • Semi-automatic threader
  • Electronic thread tension
  • Electronic presser foot lift
  • Upper thread indicator
  • Dual Stitch Regulators (BSR)
  • USB host / slave connection (basic)
  • HDMI connection (additional purpose)
  • Update-able


BERNINA Presser Feet Included (1)

  • Darning Foot #9

Design customization and placement

  • Adjust designs directly on screen with a touch of a finger using either Art & Stitch or Q-matic software
  • For perfect design placement on your quilt or fabric, many useful features are readily available
  • Align designs on your quilt or fabric horizontally or vertically on the top, bottom or centered
  • Use the Boundary function to place a design into a block with a given margin
  • Mask is the perfect tool to stitch out background fillers around an appliqué shape
  • Clearly arranged user interface with task bar, tool bar, Q-matic secondary screens, quilt design area, design center and many additional commands 

Easy Quilting

  • Automated quilting in just a few simple steps
  • Easy quilting, whether stitching out simple edge-to-edge designs or intricate custom patterns
  • Includes over 250 designs from several renowned European and US Designers, including: Lisa H. Calle, Keryn Emmerson, Amanda Murphy, Tula Pink, Patricia Ritter, Linzi Upton and Sarah Vedeler
  • More than 350 additional designs included with Art & Stitch
  • Multiple on-demand help functions for assistance in every step of creating and placing your quilting designs

Easy Access & Control

  • 21.5” all-in-one touch PC mounted to the side of the frame guarantees comfortable access to all designing and placement features
  • For ease-of-use, additional sewhead interaction screens allow control of design stitch-out and placement directly with the sewhead
  • Returning to the main screen is not necessary making your quilting highly efficient

Freehand Quilting Any Time

  • With one-touch quick belt release system
  • Easy switch from automated to freehand quilting
  • Due to the side mounted PC and the one-touch quick belt release system, the Q Series machine remains lightweight and maneuverable


  • The power steering of Q-matic
  • When activated, the belted machine head moves in all directions with ease and without additional force

Perfect Design

  • The Q-matic system is flawlessly designed
  • Meets the highest safety standards as it is UL(r) listed and approved
  • Can be easily added to a Q Series on frame
  • Enters world of automated quilting

Commands at Your Fingertips

  • Plan your quilt in every detail with ease
  • Basic features like save, copy, delete or import of designs and/or projects can be accessed in one or two clicks
  • Precise Design Placement: Positioning has never been easier with the Grab & Drop function. Virtually attach a design to the sewhead needle and precisely drop it in your quilt blocks or set virtual markers for easy border placement
  • Changing parameters like speed, upper thread tension or stitches per inch (SPI) during quilt-out are right at your fingertips
  • Running out of bobbin thread or thread breakage can be easily solved with the guided recovery feature
  • Use different view options to have the best overview of your quilting ideas

Art & Stitch and WiFi Included

  • Design customization and/or digitizing with Art & Stitch, a powerful designing software for longarm quilters
  • Access Art & Stitch directly on the touch screen to begin designing quilt designs from scratch or customize existing ones
  • Trace and edit an image to your liking
  • Create unique quilt patterns using options such as: creating an appliqué design or adding a creative fill or trapunto effect
  • Upon completion, the design can be saved
  • As a Q-matic owner, you receive dual activations for Art & Stitch allowing you to run it on a second PC or laptop
  • The WiFi capability of Q-matic makes it easy to transfer designs from the PC or laptop to the Q-matic PC if both devices are connected to the home network


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