Bernina Longarm Quilting Machines


Bernina Q24 Longarm Quilting Machine With Classic Frame

Mount Vincent Quilts is an authorised Bernina Q-Series installation dealer.
The Bernina Q-series can only be installed by an authorised Bernina installer.
Please contact the store for an installation quote.

The BERNINA Q 20 and Q 24 are designed, engineered, and assembled in Switzerland.


Choose your desired longarm quilting machine and frame for free-motion quilting purposes.
The BERNINA Q 20 and Q 24 are BERNINA’s high-end longarm quilting machines and differ in the length of the longarm.

Choose the BERNINA Q 20, if you want to realize delicate stitches on your big quilting dreams.
Choose the BERNINA Q 24, if you want to realize the biggest quilting dreams you can imagine. Due to the simplicity of the machine and frame design this quilting system has the largest usable quilting space in the 24-inch category.
Both longarm quilting machines are available on one of BERNINA’s two quilt frames – “Small” or”Classic”.
From the very first stitch, you will appreciate the thought behind every detail.


Perfect free-motion stitches
Achieve perfect stitches with the integrated BERNINA Longarm Stitch Regulation.
Keep the stitch length consistent at any speed.
Stay flexible with three regulation modes.
Simple customising via the machine’s touch screen.
Precise sensing of machine/fabric movement with dual sensors.


touch pad

Unique user interface
Simple navigation via colour touch screen.
Totally customisable.
Stitch counter, five user profiles, built-in tutorials and help functionalities.


Easy threading and bobbin winding.
Thoughtfully positioned spool holders and forward threading path are easy to reach and simple to follow.
On-board bobbin winder (M Class bobbin) makes it convenient to wind coordinating bobbin threads for your projects, independent of machine operation.

Unique programmable, fully adjustable handles
Fully, 8-way adjustable handles for your comfort.
Quilt in your perfect position.
Individually programmable buttons to Keep your frequently used functions at your fingertips.

q24 quilt

Unique digital tension control
Exclusive tension system with numeric tension settings making it very easy to use a wide range of thread types with success.
No external tension assembly required.
Presser foot tension release for threading ease.

Fast and precise stitching
High speed precision stitching for hand-guided quilting with up to 2,200 stitches per minute.
Complete more quilts more quickly than ever.


Enhanced visibility
50 bright LED lights along the length of the machine and above the needle.
Illuminate your quilt for enhanced visibility.

palm handles

Fully operated from the front.
Dual handwheels (front and back) for easy manual needle positioning.
Front handwheel is disengaged when using the electronic needle positioner.


Lisa H. Calle, Longarm Quilt Artist
With a degree in Textile Management and Marketing, Lisa H. Calle soon began to explore the “other” side of textiles . . . the artistic side.
She fell in love with quilting in 1997 and discovered longarm quilting in 2004.
Her award-winning original designs have opened the door to teaching opportunities so that others can learn from her art and skills.
“Once you drive a BERNINA longarm, you never want to drive anything else.”

BERNINA Longarm Accessories
BERNINA offers a wide range of longarm accessories, which fit your long arm quilting machines and your frame.


Bernina Q-Matic Longarm Quilting Automation System

Mount Vincent Quilts is an authorised Bernina Q-Series installation dealer.
The Bernina Q-series can only be installed by an authorised Bernina installer.
Please contact the store for an installation quote.



Discover BERNINA’s state-of-the-art system for automated quilting.
Quilt automatically on your BERNINA Q20 and Q24 on classic or large frames.
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 design formats through Art & Stitch, .dxf and/or .bqm directly to Q-matic.
Art & Stitch quilt design & digitising software included.
Design customisation 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 centred.
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 centre 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 sew head interaction screens allow control of design stitch-out and placement directly with the sew head.
Returning to the main screen is not necessary making your quilting highly efficient.


Free Hand 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 manoeuvrable.


Easy Glide
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 customisation and/or digitising 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 customise 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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