Built-in stitches, buttonhole styles and fonts: 290 built-in sewing stitches, including 58 combinable stitches and 10 styles of one-step auto-size buttonholes and 5 sewing lettering fonts.
8.3" from needle to arm: more room to the right of the needle to easily maneuver fabric when working on projects of all sizes.
14% larger workspace versus previous model without extension table. Enjoy the expansive work area on the bed of the machine to accommodate large projects.
Sideways sewing: perfect for sewing patches and appliqués on projects using the straight or zigzag stitch, with the horizontal sewing capability.
Improved sewing: longer feed dogs and zigzag foot allows for smoother sewing.
Reinforcement stitch: Automatically sew a tie-off stitch or easily sew a row of decorative stitches.
My Custom Stitch™ feature: create personalized sewing stitches and save for future use.
Advanced needle threading system and automatic thread tension. With the push of a button, the thread is pushed through the eye of the needle.
Jam-resistant Quick-set™ drop-in bobbin. Just drop in a full bobbin, pull the thread through the slot, trim and start sewing.
Automatic Height Adjuster™ (AHA®) feature: the AHA® feature helps ensure consistent stitch length on all fabric thicknesses by keeping the presser foot pressure consistent, regardless of fabric thickness, leading to uniform stitch quality across uneven surfaces.
Pivot function: the presser foot automatically lifts as the needle remains lowered for fast and easy fabric manipulation.
Improved Fabric Feeding
Custom Stitch Design
Quilting Is Even More Fun & Easy with Q Series Special Features. Our machines are built to quilt. Longer J-foot and Feed Dogs powerfully feed fabric. Securely feed fabric through with longer contact. The wide work table is perfect for large projects. There's so much to love about the Q series. Watch to learn more!
What To Look For In A Quilting Machine. If you are brand new to quilting, or if you want to get the best quilting experience from your sewing machine, here are some features and functions to look for that make quilting easier.
- US Warranty 90 Days labor on defects in materials and workmanship.
- Non-US Warranty: 30 days parts and labor
Operation Manual Instruction Books on Brother NQ Series Project Runway Sewing & Quilting Machines
Quick Reference Manual on Brother NQ Series Project Runway Sewing & Quilting Machines
LCD Size (Horizontal x Vertical) inches 2.9" x 1.6" (7.4 cm x 4.1 cm)
Adjustable Screen Brightness Settings Yes
Stitch Select 10 Key (touch sensor)
On-Screen Help No
Built-in Languages Yes
Zoom Function No
On-Screen Editing No
Realistic Preview No
Lighting 2 LEDs
Workspace Table Yes
Needle Threading System Advanced
Adjustable Bobbin Winding Speed No
Thread Sensor No
Thread Sensor On/Off No
Automatic Thread Cutter Yes
Quick Set™ Bobbin Yes
Built-in Memory Yes
Full USB No
Computer Connectivity with Update Capability No
Mouse Capability by USB No
Media Type No
Work Space (height & width) inches 4.1" x 8.3" (10.4 cm x 21.1 cm)
Lockstitch Key Yes
MuVit™ Digital Dual Feed No
Sew Straight™ Laser Vision Guide No
Maximum Sewing Speed (stitches per minute) 850
Knee Lifter Yes
Feed Dog 7 (longer version)
Back to Beginning Key Yes
Built-in Sewing Stitches (Includes Buttonhole Styles) 290
V-Sonic™ Pen for sewing No
Buttonhole Styles 10 one-step
Built-in Sewing Lettering Fonts 5 (3 alphabet fonts, Cyrillic font, Japanese font)
Stitch Width 7mm
Stitch Length 5mm
My Custom Stitch™ Feature Yes
Side Feeding Yes
Start/Stop Button Yes
Speed Controller Yes
Needle Position Key (Up/Down) Yes
Automatic Height Adjuster™ AHA® Feature Yes
Presser Foot Pressure Adjustment Yes
Presser Foot Leveling Yes
Pivot Function Yes
Drop Feed/Free Motion Manual
Free Motion Quilting Foot Yes
Built-in Quilting Stitches Yes
Included Quilting Feet Yes
Wide Table Included
Specialty Feet Included Yes
Accessory Storage Accessory bag
Protective Case Dust cover
Included Accessory Feet: Zigzag Foot, Monogramming Foot, Overcasting Foot, Zipper Foot, Blind Stitch Foot, Buttonhole Foot, Button Fitting Foot, Open Toe Foot, Non-stick Foot, Stitch Guide Foot, Adjustable Zipper / Piping Foot, Free-motion Echo Quilting Foot, Free-motion Quilting Foot, Walking Foot, ¼" Quilting Foot with Guide
Wide Table Included
Other Included Accessories Knee Lifter, Foot Controller, Needle set, Twin needle, Bobbin (4), Quilting guide, Seam ripper, Cleaning brush, Eyelet punch, Screwdriver (large), L-shaped screwdriver, Disc-shaped screwdriver, Horizontal spool pin, Spool caps (4 – large, medium, small, mini-insert), Spool net, Knee lifter, Foot controller, Accessory bag, Wide table, Dust cover, Grid sheet set, Operation manual, Quick reference guide, Power supply cord: UL CSA-LF
Machine Dimensions (cm W x D x H) 18.90" x 9.82" x 11.81" (48 cm x 24.9 cm x 30 cm)
Machine Weight (Kg) 23.72 lbs (10.8 kg)
Shipping Dimensions (cm W x D x H) 26.87" x 18.05" x 18.62" (68.2 cm x 45.8 cm x 47.3 cm)
Shipping Weight (Kg) 28.44 lbs (12.9 kg)
Quick Reference Stitch Guides
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