Longarm Quilting

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Longarm Quilting Tips

A person new to using a longarm is always interested in the threading of the machine. Some longarms are a little different from others. Click through to find out how easy it is to thread our BERNINA Q Series machines at #WeAllSew. #quilting #longarm #quiltingtips #longarmtips

How to Thread a Longarm Machine

Learn how easy it is to thread our BERNINA Q Series machines. Both the Q 20 and the Q 24 thread the same way. The threading is all in the front, so there is no need to go to the back or reach all the way to the back. More …

In part four of our series for longarming for beginners, we will discuss two critical factors for quality stitching–needles and tension. As a longarm quilter, you’ll want consistent stitching on every project. But you’ll find that if you are using different types of batting, fabric and thread, you may need to make adjustments to get a perfect stitch.

Best Needles for Longarm Quilting

In part four of our series for longarming for beginners, we will discuss two critical factors for quality stitching–needles and tension. As a longarm quilter, you’ll want consistent stitching on every project. But you’ll find that if you are using different types of batting, fabric and thread, you may need to make adjustments to get More …

Are you thinking of a longarm quilting machine? Here are a few things to think about to get you started. This is the first of a five-part series of blogs about longarm quilting machines for the beginner. #quilting #longarm #tips #beginner

Longarm Quilting for Beginners

This is the first of a five-part series of blogs about longarm quilting machines for the beginner. This first blog will give you some things to think about if you decide to purchase a longarm on a frame. The next blog will go into loading the frame and the options for doing that. The later More …

The Free-motion Fills Table Runner is a great project to start free-motion quilting using blocks and strips to define specific areas to quilt.

Free-motion Fills Table Runner | WeAllSew

The Free-motion Fills Table Runner is a great project to start free-motion quilting using blocks and strips to define specific areas to quilt.

What kind of needles should you use with your BERNINA longarm quilting machine? Find answers at this tip post from #WeAllSew.

What Needles to Use on a BERNINA Longarm Machine | WeAllSew

I love the fact that my Q 24 uses a domestic needle! Both BERNINA Q Series machines use domestic needles to create those beautiful BERNINA stitches. This opens up the opportunity to use a wide range of needles, threads and techniques. The BERNINA Q 20 and the Q 24 use the 130/705 H series of More …

Longarm quilter Mandy Leins shares a longarm tip to create different saved thread settings by utilizing User Profiles in the BERNINA Q20 and Q24.

Longarm Quilting Tip: User Profiles | WeAllSew

Longarm quilter Mandy Leins shares a longarm tip to create different saved thread settings by utilizing User Profiles in the BERNINA Q20 and Q24.

How do you hide your stitches when you are starting and stopping when quilting? Expert quilter Lisa Calle shows you 4 easy ways to hide stops and starts in this tip post from WeAllSew.

Longarm Quilting Tip: Start and Stop Stitching | WeAllSew

Award winning longarm quilter Lisa Calle shares her tips to start and stop stitching. Learn how to create seamless starts and stops in your quilt.

Twin Needle Quilting with Q-matic tips and tricks at WeAllSew.

Twin Needle and Q-matic on BERNINA Longarm | WeAllSew

Get some how-tos on twin needle quilting with BERNINA Q-matic. More …

I am so excited about the Needle Point Laser for all of the Q Series Longarms from BERNINA. I wanted to give it a try with Free-motion embroidery foot #24 so that I would have the best view of where I wanted to start stitching or mark the block. #longarm #quilting #tip

Laser Pointer for BERNINA Longarm Q Series

With the Needle Point Laser for Q Series longarms, you will be able to accurately place the needle without guesswork or using the handwheel!

Longarm Quilting Tips and Techniques to help you build your longarming skills from WeAllSew

Longarm Quilting Tips and Techniques | WeAllSew

Build your longarming skills with our best longarm quilting tips and techniques, from troubleshooting thread tension to practicing quilting stitches.

Learn what a hydraulic lift can do for your quilting in this tip post from award winning quilter Lisa H. Calle at WeAllSew.

Longarm Quilting Tip: Hydraulic Lift | WeAllSew

Quilter Lisa Calle shares a longarm quilting tip to show you how a hydraulic lift can improve your longarming skills.

Longarm quilting and embroidery: a winning combination!

Quilting and Embroidery, a Beautiful Pairing: Part 1 | WeAllSew

Machine embroidery and quilting might seem to be completely separate techniques, but Amanda Leins shows you how the two can blend together beautifully.

Learn how to use a double needle with your longarm for spectacular results!

Twin Needle and Q-matic on BERNINA Longarm | WeAllSew

Get some how-tos on twin needle quilting with BERNINA Q-matic. More …

BERNINA Q-matic Tips

A pantograph design is a continuous line design that starts and ends on the same plane, and the design can be repeated to make a row any length. Sometimes Edge 2 Edge quilting is called all-over quilting or pantograph quilting. Any one of the three names means that the design will fill the quilt from side to side and top to bottom by repeating the design in a row and repeating the row. #quilting #longarmquilting #quiltingtip

Edge 2 Edge Quilting

Learn how to create an edge-to-edge layout and stitch it out with success using any pantograph design. More …

Learn how to create perfectly quilted corners and borders while making a 50” square table-top with BERNINA Q-matic! #longarm #quilting #software #automatic #technique #tutorial

Corners and Borders With BERNINA Q-matic | WeAllSew

Create this 50” square table topper quilt to practice your corners and borders With BERNINA Q-matic and your longarm Q Series.

There are two ways to realign the safe area with the BERNINA Q-matic Longarm Quilting Automation System. My favorite way to realign when I am stitching out an E2E layout or a custom layout is Snap to Point. #longarm #quilting #tip

Q-matic Snap to Point

Use this tip to realign the safe area in the BERNINA Longarm Quilting Automation System with the Q-matic Snap to Point feature.

What if your square block isn't as square as your automatic quilting software design? No problems, use the Q-matic Boundary Feature to make the deisgn fit exactly with this tip at WeAllSew. #longarm #quilting #tip

Longarm Quilting with Q-matic

Use this Q-matic Boundary tip to change the size and shape of your block design to fit right in your block, even when it's not perfect.

The BERNINA Q-matic Mask Feature can magically mask quilting stitches around design elements like embroidery designs!

Q-matic Mask Feature | WeAllSew

Use the Mask feature in BERNINA Q-matic Longarm Quilting Automation System to remove stitches in a selected area, like quilting over embroidery motifs.

Creating New Designs with BERNINA Q-matic and the Q 20 or Q 24 longarm.

Creating New Designs with Q-matic Software | WeAllSew

Follow these steps and learn how to create new designs with Q-matic Software

The Markers in BERNINA Q-matic Longarm Quilting Automation System is the way to mark a spot on the actual quilt top and then see it on the computer screen. This function is very handy in placing designs or in creating new designs that are made up of straight lines.

BERNINA Q-Matic Markers Feature | WeAllSew

The Markers in BERNINA Q-matic Longarm Quilting Automation System is the way to mark a spot on the actual quilt top and then see it on the computer screen. This function is very handy in placing designs or in creating new designs that are made up of straight lines. In order to use Markers and More …

Longarm Accessory Tips

Create a variety of attractive patterns using the BERNINA Q 24 longarm quilting machine and the BERNINA ruler Work – easily and comfortably. #longarm #quilting #rulerwork

Rulerwork Tip

Look forward to great quilting results with the BERNINA Q 24 & Q 20 longarm quilting machines. Enjoy big quilting art work in different frame sizes.

What exactly are Echo Quilt Clip Tips and how can they help your quilting? Find out at WeAllSew!

Echo Quilt Clip Tips | WeAllSew

Get these echo quilt clips tips and learn what an amazing tool they are for echo quilting.

A quick tip to keep on the right track when longarm frame quilting with rulers and the ruler base from quilter Lisa Calle.

Longarm Quilting Tip: Watch Those Side Clamps! | WeAllSew

This simple longarm quilting tip will keep you running smoothly while using rulerwork with your machine.

Tips for Longarm Rulerwork from WeAllSew

Tips for Longarm Rulerwork | WeAllSew

Don't let those rulers intimidate you! Get award winning quilter Lisa Calle's Tips for Longarm rulerwork from WeAllSew.

BERNINA Quilt Frame Tips

How to use the BERNINA pantograph kit on the BERNINA Q 24 longarm quilting machine.  #longarm #quiltingtips

Pantograph Quilting

Discover your BERNINA Longarm Quilting machine models. Easy & reliable on-frame, sit-down and automated quilting. Swiss quality & precision since 1893.

A pantograph design is a continuous line design that starts and ends on the same plane, and the design can be repeated to make a row any length. Sometimes Edge 2 Edge quilting is called all-over quilting or pantograph quilting. Any one of the three names means that the design will fill the quilt from side to side and top to bottom by repeating the design in a row and repeating the row. #quilting #longarmquilting #quiltingtip

Edge 2 Edge Quilting

Learn how to create an edge-to-edge layout and stitch it out with success using any pantograph design. More …

A person new to using a longarm is always interested in the threading of the machine. Some longarms are a little different from others. Click through to find out how easy it is to thread our BERNINA Q Series machines at #WeAllSew. #quilting #longarm #quiltingtips #longarmtips

How to Thread a Longarm Machine

Learn how easy it is to thread our BERNINA Q Series machines. Both the Q 20 and the Q 24 thread the same way. The threading is all in the front, so there is no need to go to the back or reach all the way to the back. More …

In part four of our series for longarming for beginners, we will discuss two critical factors for quality stitching–needles and tension. As a longarm quilter, you’ll want consistent stitching on every project. But you’ll find that if you are using different types of batting, fabric and thread, you may need to make adjustments to get a perfect stitch.

Best Needles for Longarm Quilting

In part four of our series for longarming for beginners, we will discuss two critical factors for quality stitching–needles and tension. As a longarm quilter, you’ll want consistent stitching on every project. But you’ll find that if you are using different types of batting, fabric and thread, you may need to make adjustments to get More …

Are you thinking of a longarm quilting machine? Here are a few things to think about to get you started. This is the first of a five-part series of blogs about longarm quilting machines for the beginner. #quilting #longarm #tips #beginner

Longarm Quilting for Beginners

This is the first of a five-part series of blogs about longarm quilting machines for the beginner. This first blog will give you some things to think about if you decide to purchase a longarm on a frame. The next blog will go into loading the frame and the options for doing that. The later More …

Learn how to create perfectly quilted corners and borders while making a 50” square table-top with BERNINA Q-matic! #longarm #quilting #software #automatic #technique #tutorial

Corners and Borders With BERNINA Q-matic | WeAllSew

Create this 50” square table topper quilt to practice your corners and borders With BERNINA Q-matic and your longarm Q Series.

There are two ways to realign the safe area with the BERNINA Q-matic Longarm Quilting Automation System. My favorite way to realign when I am stitching out an E2E layout or a custom layout is Snap to Point. #longarm #quilting #tip

Q-matic Snap to Point

Use this tip to realign the safe area in the BERNINA Longarm Quilting Automation System with the Q-matic Snap to Point feature.

The Free-motion Fills Table Runner is a great project to start free-motion quilting using blocks and strips to define specific areas to quilt.

Free-motion Fills Table Runner | WeAllSew

The Free-motion Fills Table Runner is a great project to start free-motion quilting using blocks and strips to define specific areas to quilt.

What if your square block isn't as square as your automatic quilting software design? No problems, use the Q-matic Boundary Feature to make the deisgn fit exactly with this tip at WeAllSew. #longarm #quilting #tip

Longarm Quilting with Q-matic

Use this Q-matic Boundary tip to change the size and shape of your block design to fit right in your block, even when it's not perfect.

How to use the BERNINA pantograph kit on the BERNINA Q 24 longarm quilting machine.  #longarm #quiltingtips

Pantograph Quilting

Discover your BERNINA Longarm Quilting machine models. Easy & reliable on-frame, sit-down and automated quilting. Swiss quality & precision since 1893.

What kind of needles should you use with your BERNINA longarm quilting machine? Find answers at this tip post from #WeAllSew.

What Needles to Use on a BERNINA Longarm Machine | WeAllSew

I love the fact that my Q 24 uses a domestic needle! Both BERNINA Q Series machines use domestic needles to create those beautiful BERNINA stitches. This opens up the opportunity to use a wide range of needles, threads and techniques. The BERNINA Q 20 and the Q 24 use the 130/705 H series of More …

Create a variety of attractive patterns using the BERNINA Q 24 longarm quilting machine and the BERNINA ruler Work – easily and comfortably. #longarm #quilting #rulerwork

Rulerwork Tip

Look forward to great quilting results with the BERNINA Q 24 & Q 20 longarm quilting machines. Enjoy big quilting art work in different frame sizes.

Longarm quilter Mandy Leins shares a longarm tip to create different saved thread settings by utilizing User Profiles in the BERNINA Q20 and Q24.

Longarm Quilting Tip: User Profiles | WeAllSew

Longarm quilter Mandy Leins shares a longarm tip to create different saved thread settings by utilizing User Profiles in the BERNINA Q20 and Q24.

How do you hide your stitches when you are starting and stopping when quilting? Expert quilter Lisa Calle shows you 4 easy ways to hide stops and starts in this tip post from WeAllSew.

Longarm Quilting Tip: Start and Stop Stitching | WeAllSew

Award winning longarm quilter Lisa Calle shares her tips to start and stop stitching. Learn how to create seamless starts and stops in your quilt.

What exactly are Echo Quilt Clip Tips and how can they help your quilting? Find out at WeAllSew!

Echo Quilt Clip Tips | WeAllSew

Get these echo quilt clips tips and learn what an amazing tool they are for echo quilting.

Twin Needle Quilting with Q-matic tips and tricks at WeAllSew.

Twin Needle and Q-matic on BERNINA Longarm | WeAllSew

Get some how-tos on twin needle quilting with BERNINA Q-matic. More …

I am so excited about the Needle Point Laser for all of the Q Series Longarms from BERNINA. I wanted to give it a try with Free-motion embroidery foot #24 so that I would have the best view of where I wanted to start stitching or mark the block. #longarm #quilting #tip

Laser Pointer for BERNINA Longarm Q Series

With the Needle Point Laser for Q Series longarms, you will be able to accurately place the needle without guesswork or using the handwheel!