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Bernina Q-Matic Longarm Quilting Automation System

Bernina Q-Matic Longarm Quilting Automation System


Discover BERNINA's state-of-the-art system for automated quilting. Quilt automatically on your Bernina Q 20 and Q 24 on classic or large frames.

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Discover BERNINA's state-of-the-art system for automated quilting

Quilt automatically on your Bernina Q 20 and Q 24 on classic or large frames.

  • More than 600 designs included (incl. Art & Stitch)
  • Art & Stitch and WiFi included
  • Commands at your fingertips
  • 21.5" all-in-one touch PC mounted to the side of the frame
  • One-touch quick belt release system

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 in the perfect tool to stitch out background fillers around an applique 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, additonal 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 an 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 applique 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

8 Things You'll Love:

  • One-touch quick belt release system
  • Simple switch between automated and freehand quilting
  • Compact belt drive system (stepper motor with planetary gear)
  • 21.5" all-in-one touch PC with Windows 10 Pro & WiFi connectivity
  • Sewhead interaction functions
  • More than 600 designs included
  • Import any non-proprietary designs formats through Art & Stitch, .dxf and/or .bqm directly to Q-matic
  • Art & Stitch quilt design & digitizing software included

Q-matic Design Customization Features:

  • Create Safe Area
  • Connect/Unconnect
  • Copy/Delete
  • Customize Design Center
  • Different View and Zoom Options
  • Mask
  • Mirror
  • More than 250 designs included
  • Multiply
  • Open Project/New Project
  • Save/Delete Designs or Projects
  • Set Quilting Speed
  • Trim

Q-matic Design Placement Features:

  • Align
  • Boundary
  • EasyGlide
  • Flip
  • Grab & Drop
  • More/Less Repeats
  • Nudge
  • Realign Safe Area
  • Resize
  • Reverse Sew
  • Rotate
  • Sewhead Interaction
  • Sew Options
  • Thread Break Recovery
  • Virtual Markers

Art & Stitch Features

  • Create Applique Designs
  • Create Cross Hatching, Wave Fills and Autostipple
  • Create Vector Artwork
  • Design Creative Fills
  • Digitize from Clipart, Photos, Drawings
  • Dual Activations for 2 Devices
  • Edit Existing Designs
  • More than 350 Designs
  • Trapunto Effects
  • Virtual Markers
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