Q'nique 21 Long Arm Quilting Machine
The professional features you desire at a price you will love
Never before available in such an affordable package, the Q'nique 21 provides an unmatched level of quality in precision stitching, user-friendly features and cutting-edge designed engineering.
Consistently, the Grace Company generates new and exciting ideas in product design while constantly increasing their excellence and quality. Grace outdid themselves with the Q'niqut 14+, revolutionizing a new segment of the quilting industry and bringing professional features to quilting enthusiasts at an affordable price.
Now, with the release of the
Q'nique 21 Long Arm Quilting Machine - they've done it again! brand new
Every Grace product made continues their focus on the customer by employing quality, comfort and convenience at in every facet of their products. Much like the Grace Company itself, quality is at the very heart of the Q'nique quilting machine and the Q'nique line of products.
Introducing the Q'nique 21 PRO.
The Q'nique 21 Pro quilting machine steps above regular midarm/longarm machines to deliver you the capabilities of a professional machine, without making your favorite hobby needlessly difficult. Its faster stitching capacity, incredibly smooth feel, simple user controls, and vibration reducing design will astound you.
Faster: 2,600 stitches per minute!
Better screen 5" square for improved viewing
The smoothest quilting from free-motion to full automation
Easier to handle
Set Minimum Cruise Speed
Adjustable handles/Micro handles
Full-color OLED screen
Head Dimensions: 15.5" X 20.25" X 32.4"
The Q'nique 21 features 21 inches of throat space from the needle to the back of the work area. This extended work area gives you the freedom to quilt larger patterns and blocks.
Built-In Stitch Regulation For Beautifully Consistent Stitches
The Q'nique 21 features a powerful motor, delivering up to 1,800 stitches-per-minute. Pro Edition up to 2,600.
It also includes a built-in stitch regulations (a high-end feature normally found only on more expensive long-arm quilting machines). The Q'nique 21 has been precisely encoded for a beautiful, consistent stitch. Stitch regulation is available on three of the four different stitch modes to give you maximum control over your quilting.
High-resolution encoders precisely track that machine's movement and tell the motor how fast or slow to stitch.
1,800 Stitches Per Minute (Pro version: 2,600)
The Q'nique 21 features a powerful motor, delivering a smooth stitching experience with a top speed of 1,800 stitches-per-minute. Upgrade to a Q'nique 21 PRO for speeds up to 2,600 SPM.
Full Control, right at your fingertips
The handles are the number one way you interact with your sewing machine, so we designed the handles on the Q'nique 21 to give you the best quilting experience possible. All major functions and settings can be controlled right from the handles and easily navigated using the full-color display.
The handles of Q'nique 21 adjust to the most comfortable position, so you can quilt in the way that feels most natural. The handles can also be rotated down to a
position for precise control over fine stitching and stippling. "micro-handle"
Comfort Grip Design
The handles have been designed with a comfort grip, following the contours and curves of your hand. The soft ergonomic handles relieve stress on the hands, letting you quilt for an extended period of time.
6 Quick-Access Buttons
All the quilting functions of the machine can be controlled easily right from the handles with the push of a button.
Other Quilting Features
The Q'nique 21 introduces some innovative new features to the quilting industry. The Grace Company has been listening to what quilters have to say about quilting and their desired features. Every aspect of the Q'nique 21 has been carefully designed to add convenience and heighten the quality of the machine, of the stitch, and of the entire quilting experience.
Positionable Hopping Foot
The patented hopping foot of the Q'nique 21 can be positioned for optimum visibility of the needle. Easily switch the hopping foot to either the side or the back of the needle according to your preference.
Vivid Full Color OLED Screen
A bright, full-colored OLED screen conveniently displays all of the current quilting machine settings and menus.
Integrated Work Lights
The Q'nique 21 features high-powered LED work lights to illuminate your stitching and reduce eye-strain while quiltng.
You'll love being able to clearly see each stitch defined with color-accurate, day-light balanced lighting.
Automatic Bobbin Winder
A high-speed automatic bobbin winder is built right into the machine. This makes refilling the bobbin a breeze! Just use the thread from one of the thread towers. The bobbin winder even shuts off automatically when the bobbin is full!
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the reccommended needle style?
Recommended Needle Style- 135x5, DPX5
(Equivalent Needle Styles-134, 135x7, 797, SY 1955)
What is stitch regulation?
Stitch regulation guarantees even stitches regardless of sewing speed. Three of four stitch modes offer stitch regulation, with one mode allowing for manual control of stitches.
How much room will I need to quilt with a frame?
To ensure you have room to access the back of the frame, you will need at least 15" of clearance from the back of the frame to the wall. Allow this much space for the sides as well.
The Continuum II Frame
The perfect companion to the Q'nique 21
The new Continuum II Quilting Frame has been designed by the Grace Company to perfectly accommodate the Q'nique 21 machine. With steel and cast-alloy components, the frame is one of the sturdiest and longest-lasting frames ever designed. This modular frame has many available configurations and accessories. This is a no-baste frame designed to make your quilting projects easier, more convenient and more beautiful. The frame is available in standard 8' or 10' packages with the machine.
Continuum II Frame Features
Available in 8' Queen, 10' King and 12'
Expandable with optional extension
Channel locks for easy straight lines
Made from sturdy steel and cast-alloy
Steel fabric rails
Included leveling feet
Optional QuiltMotion Software with Creative Touch
Get precision quilting at your fingertips, with the new Quilter’s Creative Touch Software bundled with QuiltMotion! Use this new user-friendly software to design and layout your quilt projects on any Windows 7 or Windows 8 tablet or PC, and let QuiltMotion quilt it with precision.
Quilter's Creative Touch Software does not come with a tablet
Here is a list of recommended Windows 7 and 8 tablets if you don't have one already. *Quilter's Creative Touch can also run a PC or laptop.
Quilt Motion Quilter's Creative Touch 5 PRO is Here!
Quilt Motion Quilters Creative Touch 5 PRO
Quilter’s Creative Touch 5 PRO is the top-of-the-line automated quilting system with the ability to create stunning designs through flawless execution. Customers will love how easy and user-friendly this software is compared to similar products on the market.
QCT 5 Pro is a complete "flow-through" system for your entire quilting process. Everything including pattern creation, design, editing, pattern-placement, and of course quilting, is all contained in the same software without the need to switch programs.
Beginnings Edition vs. PRO Edition
Quilter's Creative Touch 5 Beginnings is the budget–friendly way to get into automated quilting. It offers all of the essential features of the full version to get you started in steps as simple as select, place, and sew.
The Beginnings tier is the perfect introduction to computer automated quilting. Select patterns from the included library, and easily place them on your quilt for sewing. If you ever decide to take the next step and start designing your own patterns, an upgrade option to the fully featured QCT5 PRO tier is available.
This full version gives you more creative control over your quilted patterns. Design and edit any pattern, even trace them from your favorite photographs. Create simple or intricate pantographs, and so much more! More extensive features available for the PRO Edition!
Quilter's Creative Touch 5 Beginnings
Looking to get computerized quilting at an even more affordable price point? QCT5 Beginnings is a budget-friendly automated system that offers all of the essential features of computerized quilting. Just like the full version of Quilter's Creative Touch, the Beginnings tier lets you create your masterpieces in steps as simple as select, place, and sew.
The Beginnings tier is the perfect introduction to computer automated quilting. Select patterns from the included library, and easily place them on your quilt for sewing. If you ever decide to take the next step and start designing your own patterns, an upgrade option to the fully featured QCT5 standard tier is available.
Quilter's Creative Touch Software Added Features
Quilter's Creative Touch carries over the basic functions of QuiltMotion, with a wholly new designed user-interface and many new features. Every function has been carefully re-designed to make pattern creation and quilt design easier.
User-Friendly Design Is Easier To Use
The Intuitive Quilter's Creative Touch Software has been designed to work on Windows 7 and 8 tablets to put all the creative power right at your sewing machine. No PC or laptop is required when you have this easy-to-use software on a tablet. Even take the tablet and software with you, to design-on-the-go!
Included Library Of Over 200 Patterns
Quilter's Creative Touch Software is loaded with a library of over 200 patterns to choose from. You can always import new digital patterns from other sources, or design your own quilt patterns on your tablet!
Panto Stacker: Simplified Pantograph Creation
Creating and editing pantographs is even easier with Panto Stacker! Alternate rows, sizing, and number of patterns can all be edited in a few simple clicks.
Add unique elements to your patterns by including text and fonts from your system!
Quilt larger patterns, no matter the size of your sewing machine! Virtual Longarm splits and prepares patterns to be quilted by machines with various sized throats.
Trace New Patterns From Photographs
Create quilting patterns from your favorite photographs! QuiltMotion lets you trace them and save them as quilting patterns.
Optional 9 Piece Hopping Feet Set
Choose your Hopping Feet Set in the
dropdown menu before checkout
A set of 9 hopping foot attachments for Q'nique Quilting machine. Available for either the Q'nqiue 15 midarms or the 21 longarm. Attach one of these tools to the included hopping foot to create amazing quilting designs! Included in each set is a set of couching feet for yarn, a glide-foot for easier free-motion quilting, a set of echoing feet, and different feet to use with rulers.
The Grace Company guarantees the following electrical parts on the Q'nique Grace Sewing Machine System with a 1-year limited warranty:
Front Handles/Buttons, LCD, Encoders, Laser, Stitch Regulator, Cables, Power Supply, Motor, All other wiring and electronics.
The Grace Company guarantees these electrical parts against manufacturing defects for the first year of ownership on all Q'nique models.
The Grace Company warrants all non-moving, non-electric, mechanical parts on the Q'nique Quilting Machine against mechanical failure due to manufacturing defects for up to 2 years after initial purchase.
The Grace Company warrants the cast metal body of the Q'nique Quilting Machine to be free of defects or imperfections causing product failure for up to 5 years after initial purchase.
This means Grace Company will replace parts that they deem to be faulty, or that fail due to what the Grace Company determines to be manufacturing defects. The customer pays all shipping and labor fees. The warranty period begins at the date of purchase. The warranty does not transfer to a secondary owner.
Any parts damaged by the customer do require payment.
The Warranty period begins at the time of the customer’s purchase from SewingMachinesPlus.com. Customer proof of purchase should be obtained if no warranty card for the customer exists.
Warranty Exclusions: The warranty does not apply to any costs, repairs, or services for repairs necessitated by use other than normal home use, or damage resulting from misuse, abuse, accidents, alterations, or lack of proper machine maintenance.