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Grace QCT Quilt Motion PRO Software is Powered by Quilt CAD, will not work on non-Grace made quilting machines and frames.
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Quilt Motion QUILTER'S CREATIVE TOUCH 4
Creative power right at your fingertips
Quilter's Creative Touch 4 is the latest version of the QuiltMotion top-of-the-line automated quilting system. Enjoy the power of simplified pattern sewing with steps as easy as: select, place, and sew! Have the ultimate quilting experience with the advanced features needed to create, design, edit, layout, and quilt with absolute precision. Quilt your masterpiece with ease as Quilter's Creative Touch takes your ideas from design to reality.
Quiltmotion Software is an intuitive tool for automating the quilting process, and you can easily use it at home. You only need to make your design and the software will quilt for you. It will seamlessly guide you from pattern design to the stitching stage with the ease of a professional. Different versions have been developed for different sewing machines, and you can easily check the version that is compatible with your machine.
- Quiltmotion Software Features
- Design and edit full quilt layouts, borders, pantographs and blocks
- Trace patterns from pictures or create your own
- Pattern library with 200 quilt-ready patterns
- Import different file types from other programs
- Accurate pattern placement records
- On-screen preview of patterns before quilting
- Switching between computer-guided and free-hand quilting
- Record and save free-hand quilted patterns
- Convenient control via LCD display on the sewing machine
- Hardware and motor plate necessary for controlling machine
How to Place Patterns:
Quiltmotion Software allows you to use many pattern placement techniques. Once you have placed a pattern in a block on the main screen in QuiltCAD, selected the stitch option and set your preferences, you are ready to move to the remote display.
You will need to set your quiltable area on the LCD display to prevent the carriage from moving beyond the edges of the quilt or beyond the reach of the machine’s throat. This is only required the first time that you place a pattern after launching the program. It is also recommended that you reset the quiltable area after you have advanced your quilt about four times to set an accurate area. The prompts at the bottom of the display will guide you through the process.
The remote display features buttons on the left and right sides for performing various functions. For example, pressing the “Quilt Motion” button displays placement and fill methods. You use the buttons to specify the various options required for your quilting in a user-friendly manner. You can set many things on the display, including the required stitch speed.
The margin offset feature allows you to offset your pattern from the border of the block in eighth inch increments. This enables you to fit your pattern with a consistent margin all around the block. You can set the margin either at the computer or on the LCD display. You may also stretch or tilt your pattern to fit your block.
Quiltmotion Software is compatible with Windows 7 and newer operating systems and has the same features as Brother Dream Motion Pro software and hardware below which is also made by Grace
Quilter’s Creative Touch 4 is the top-of-the-line automated quilting system. The ability to create, design, and quilt with absolute precision are right at your fingertips.
Based on our original software, QCT4 is now more powerful, yet easier to use than ever before.Quilter’s Creative Touch Software Features
Imagine an affordable, fully-featured computer automated quilting system in your own home! A motor plate attached to the machine carriage accurately controls the motion of the sewing machine for precise pattern stitching.
Let QCT4 do all the stitching for you and you'll get the perfect pattern, stitched exactly how you imagined it, every time! The software can be installed on any tablet with Windows 7, 8, or 10, giving you the freedom to design your own patterns or layout your quilt anywhere you want.
Quilting a pattern with Quilter’s Creative touch can be as easy as:
Select from an extensive library of over 200 patterns or design your own.
Place a sewing area on your quilt with your machine. The screen will show your pattern in relation to your placement and how it will really appear as sewn!
Quilter’s Creative Touch controls your sewing machine to accurately stitch your patterns, exactly as you placed them!
Computer automated quilting
Easy pattern sizing, rotating, & flipping
Continuous rows with Panto Stacker™
Advanced Pattern Placements
Marking Tool (Capture points on fabric and see them on the screen)
Batch import & convert other file types
Export pattern to a different file type
Print any pattern or pantograph
Create & edit patterns with PatternCAD™
Design entire quilt layouts with QuiltCAD™
Record free-motion quilting as patterns
Create & save templates for future use
Borders and Corners™
Make & save corner patterns
Quilter's Creative Touch 4 features a newly improved interface that's more powerful and easier to use. The whole software has been made to work with touch-screen tablets, offering the freedom to use it wherever you go, and have all the functionality right at the sewing machine where you need it most.
Set your pattern on your quilt exactly how you want before having the machine quilt it for you. There are 7 different placement methods to choose from, so no matter the type or shape of your pattern, you’ll be able to place it just right!
As you set the pattern area with your machine, the screen shows exactly how it will appear when sewn!
- US Warranty 1 Year Defects in Materials and Workmanship 90 Days Labor
- Extended US Warranty: Extended Warranty Available
- Non-US Warranty: 30 days parts and labor
Quilter's Creative Touch Software does not come with a tablet.
Here is a list of recommended Windows tablets if you don't have one already.
*Quilter's Creative Touch can also run a PC or laptop.
Quilting Software Help Files, QuiltMotion Help Videos, Live Technical Support.
QuiltMotion Feature List:
• Comes with the motor plate and hardware needed to control your machine
• Includes pattern library with 200 quilt-ready patterns
• Edit blocks, pantographs, borders, and full quilt layouts
• Included LCD display for convenient control right at your sewing machine
• Precise pattern placement methods
• See your pattern in relation to your quilt on-screen before you begin quilting
• Easily switch between computer guided quilting and free-hand quilting
• Import a wide variety of pattern file types from other programs
• For Windows XP, Vista, and 7 through 10
Weight 25 lbs
Dimensions 34 x 18 x 7 in
QUILTING MACHINE COMPATIBILITY LIST for COMPATIBLE MACHINES. The following sewing machines are compatible with QCT4. Compatible:
Babylock BLQP Quilters Choice Pro
Bernina Aurora or Artista 7/7 Series
Bernina 820, 830, 880
Elna 7100, 7200, 7300
Janome 1600's, 6500, 6600
Juki TL98Q or TL98QE
Juki TL2010Qi, TL2010Q,
Not Compatible: APQS
USING YOUR OWN WINDOWS TABLET. Recommended System Requirements Quilter's Creative Touch is best on Windows tablets. The software will also work with any Windows home PC or laptop that meets the system requirements, but it has been designed to be used with touch–screen tablets, offering the freedom to use it wherever you go, and have all of the functionality right at the sewing machine where you need it most. When deciding if your Windows tablet will work with Quilter's Creative Touch, here are some other suggestions to keep in mind.
QCT4 will only work on devices running Windows 7, 8, 10 or higher. It will not work with any version of Windows RT.
A 1.66 GHz. or faster processor is recommended.
A device with a total of 64 GB hard–drive space is recommended, with at least 2GB available for installation.
2 GB or more of RAM is recommended.
A full–size USB port is required. If your tablet uses a USB port to charge, it must have a second USB port to plug into QCT4. *Tablet is preferred
The included tablet mount will hold tablets with screen sizes from 10 to 12 inches.
Internet connectivity is necessary for software registration, activation, and card access benefits.
Screen resolution of 1024 x 768 or higher.
For more details, or to answer any questions, please call the Grace Company at
Associated File Types. Associated File Types
Already have your own collection of digital patterns? The following file types can be opened by any version of QCT4 and some versions will also allow you to export or batch import any of these file types.
DXF CMD CQP HQF
QLI TAP TXT XY
Grace QCT 5 Beginners Quilters Creative Touch Software does not include Quilt CAD which is only available with QCT Quilt Motion PRO version.
qct4 motor-plate firmware update, video instruction
Join QCT instructor and Grace Ambassador, Janet George, in Part 1 of this series on using EZ mode in the QCT automation program to learn why she is loving it! Be ready to learn how to quilt an entire project quickly or use a pattern on a border in no time flat.
Janet George: Grace QCT EZ Mode Quilt Automation
Janet George: Quilting Automation: EZ Quilting with EZ Mode QCT Pt. 2
Join QCT instructor and Grace Ambassador, Janet George, in Part 2 of using EZ mode in the QCT automation program to learn why she is loving it! Be ready to learn how to quilt an entire project quickly or use a pattern on a border in no time flat.
Software on USB: Automation and Quilt Pattern Layout
Software activation code
TabletTablet is not included. Separate purchase required. Make sure it Works with Windows 7, 8, and 10 tablets (not RT). Min PC requirements:
PC or tablet with 1.2 ghz or higher processor
Full-sized USB port
1 GB of RAM
2 GB of free hard-disk space
Display Resolution of 1024 x 768 or greater
Yes it can. The price is a $1,000. Not sure of AllBrands price. Janna would need to provide you with that. Because of the age of the QuiltMotion. we would need to find out if the customer has a QuiltMotion motor plate that can go to the highest software version. If they do not it will be $1200 for a refurbished plate. In the pictures this is the bottom of the Motor plate. Motor plate1 will need to be upgraded to run the highest version of the software and Motor plate 2 will work with the highest version of the software. I hope this helps. Support@graceframe.com
Which tablet is best to purchase for Grace QCT4 Quilt Motion software?
Quilter's Creative Touch is best on Windows tablets. The software will also work with any Windows home PC or laptop that meets the system requirements, but it has been designed to be used with touch–screen tablets, offering the freedom to use it wherever you go, and have all of the functionality right at the sewing machine where you need it most. When deciding if your Windows tablet will work with Quilter's Creative Touch, here are some other suggestions to keep in mind.
~QCT4 will only work on devices running Windows 7, 8, 10 or higher. It will not work with any version of Windows RT.
~A 1.66 GHz. or faster processor is recommended.
~A device with a total of 64 GB hard–drive space is recommended, with at least 2GB available for installation.
~2 GB or more of RAM is recommended.
~A full–size USB port is required. If your tablet uses a USB port to charge, it must have a second USB port to plug into QCT4. *Tablet is preferred
~The included tablet mount will hold tablets with screen sizes from 10 to 12 inches.
~Internet connectivity is necessary for software registration, activation, and card access benefits.
~Screen resolution of 1024 x 768 or higher.
~For more details, or to answer any questions, please call the Grace Company at
I just got it all set up and haven't gotten to try it out yet but it is beautiful! Thanks!
Janelle W, Gonzales LA
I just got it all set up and haven't gotten to try it out yet but it is beautiful! Thanks!