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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