Some of the great features of the BERNINA Q16 Longarm Quilting Machine are:
- Adjustable Table folds down to a 28" x 37" footprint in your sewing space
- 16" throat space
- Digital tension system
- Stitch regulation for perfect stitches
Are you struggling to squeeze a large quilt through the small throat of your domestic machine? Maybe you have limited space in your sewing room? We have the solution...the BERNINA Q 16 on a foldable table. It’s the longarm machine made for quilters who need more quilting space. The BERNINA Q16 has an amazing 16" x 12" space to the right of (or behind) the needle as it's positioned in it's foldable table. The table is height-adjustable so you can sit or stand to quilt.
- 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
- Hand-guided Quilting Made Easy
When in BSR Mode, precise regulated stitches
Four different modes for full flexibility
Simple customization via touch screen
A manual mode with no stitch regulation is also available gives you full control over your project
- 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. The KickStart function can be easily activated or deactivated via touch screen.
- Big Spaces. Small Ideas.
The BERNINA Q 16 longarm quilting machine has a throat space of 16 inches and can be paired with a standard or height-adjustable cabinet or with a foldable, height-adjustable table.
- Fast Threading & 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
Adjust thread tension digitally
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
Achieve precise stitching results
Stitches are always consistent
Perfection is the new standard
With high-speed precision stitching, you will complete more quilts quicker than ever.
- 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 hand-wheel in the front allows for easy manual needle positioning. Choose between different table options to best suit your preferences.
- 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
Lights are dimmable to accommodate those with sensitivity to bright lights