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Bernina Q16 Long Arm Quilting Machine

The Bernina Q 16 is a high-quality, long-arm quilting machine designed for home use. It features a spacious 16-inch throat space and a 9-inch high arm, making it easy to handle even large projects. With a maximum stitching speed of 2,000 stitches per minute, the Q 16 allows you to work quickly and efficiently. It also includes advanced features such as a built-in needle threader and thread tension control, making it easy to get the perfect stitch every time. Plus, the Q 16 comes with Bernina’s legendary Swiss engineering and a 20-year warranty, ensuring that it will be a reliable and beloved addition to your sewing room for years to come.



Bernina Q16 Features:

  • 16“ throat space for large quilt projects
  • Unique digital thread tension adjustment
  • Quilting without foot control
  • Stitch Regulation for perfect stitches
  • Easy threading, independent bobbin winder
  • Precise stitches no matter which speed
  • Three different modes for full flexibility
  • Simple customization via touch screen
  • Simple-to-navigate touch screen
  • Built-in tutorials offer full assistance

3 Different Table Options:

  • Standard Folding Table
  • Koala Cabinet
  • Horn Lift Table
Bernina Q16 Longarm quilting machine with folding table
Bernina Q16 Longarm quilting machine with Koala Cabinet
Bernina Q16 Longarm quilting machine with Horn Lift Cabinet


2 Studio Frame Options (5 foot or 10 foot):

Bernina 5 foot studio frame
Bernina 10 foot studio frame
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    Hand-Guided Quilting Made Easy

    • Precise regulated stitches (in BSR mode)
    • Four different modes for full flexibility
    • Simple customization via touch screen

    Thanks to the integrated Bernina Longarm Stitch Regulator you achieve perfect stitches at equal-length no matter which speed you move the fabric. A manual mode with no stitch regulation is also available.

    Unique 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.

    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.

    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.


    Bernina Q16 Longarm quilting machine needle

    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.


    Bernina Q16 Longarm quilting machine screen

    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.


    Bernina Q16 Beautiful Stitching

    Comfortable Quilting Has Priority

    • 8-way, fully-adjustable handles
    • Quilt in your preferred position
    • Adapt position to any quilting method

    The most frequently used functions are right at your fingertips. Fully-adjustable 8-way handles offer comfort, whether stitching edge-to-edge or custom motifs, reducing any potential fatigue. Simply quilt in your preferred position.


    Bernina Q24 Ergonomics

    Ergonomics Matter

    • Full operation from the front
    • Adjustable frame height
    • Easy manual needle positioning

    The machine can be fully operated from the front. Adjust the frame height to your personal preference. Dual handwheels (front and back) allow for easy manual needle positioning.


    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.


    Bernina Q16 Specifications
    Bernina stitch regulator Dual Stitch Regulator
    Bobbin thread indicator
    Color touch screen 4.3″
    Hook system M Class Rotary Hook
    Led lighting 50 LEDs
    Maximum sewing speed 2,000 spm
    Maximum stitch length 25.4 mm
    Needle threader
    On-board bobbin winder
    Presser foot lift Electronic
    Software uptdateable
    Thread tension Numerically/digitally-adjustable
    Throat space 16.5″
    Upper thread break sensor
    User profiles 5
    Weight 100.0000 lbs
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