Grace Q'Nique 21 Pro Quilting Machine with Continuum II 8' Frame and Quilt Motion QCT5
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Our professional top-tier longarm quilting machine adds premium capability without complexity. With an incredible leap in design quality, this machine grants a smoother more enjoyable quilting experience. 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. It's faster stitching capacity, incredibly smooth feel, simple user controls, and vibration reducing design will astound you.
The Grace Company is taking quilters to new heights with our new Q’nique 21 Pro quilting system. You will be in awe after you experience its buttery smooth motion. The machine is designed to reduce vibration, for the smoothest quilting experience. Our track and carriage system offers the best stitch quality and design. The 21 Pro glides across the frame easily while giving the user unmatched comfort and stitch control.
The new full-color touch screen brings some new benefits that you don't want to quilt without. The simplified screen layout to make it easier to find what you need. The new bobbin estimator helps you make sure you never run out of thread at the worst time. And now you can always know what all the buttons do! The help screen gives you a detailed top-down view of your handle buttons, and how they can assist your quilting.
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 "micro–handle" position for precise control over fine stitching and stippling.
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.
Q'nique quilting machines are covered for the original owner with a 1-year limited electrical parts warranty, 2 years on mechanical parts, and 5 years on the cast body.
- 21 inch throat space
- Built-in stitch regulation
- Full-color user friendly touch screen
- Enhanced motor capable of 2,600 SPM
- Adjustable handles/Micro handles
- Positionable hopping foot
- LED needle lights
- Built-in automatic bobbin winder
- Bobbin estimator
- Machine Dimensions: 32.4 x 15.5 x 20.25 inches
- Machine Weight: 54 pounds
- Stitch Speed: 2600 stitches/minute
- Throat Space: 21 x 10.5 inches
Please Note: If using a domestic style machine on this frame, top plate and handles must be purchased separately.
The New Continuum II Machine Quilting Frame (8-Foot)
The popular Grace Continuum Frame combined some of the most sought after features into a modular system that’s available for quilters of every level and nearly every sewing machine type. Now the Continuum II has taken the next step. The bulky ratcheting system has been updated with a fine-tuned sleeker internal structure that’s smaller, simpler than and just as strong as its predecessor. The bar height adjustments are also much simpler and more precise. 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-foot or 10-foot sizes.
Configured to meet your needs
The Continuum II Frame can be configured in multiple set–ups and optional accessories, so it will be the perfect fit for you no matter what your quilting requires. Think you might upgrade your machine to a longarm in the future? The Continuum II frame can work with your short or midarm machine now, and then be adjusted for a longarm when you need it.
No-Baste Quilting Rail System
The Continuum II Quilting Frame saves you valuable time by eliminating the ordeal of basting. All the quilt layers are attached to their own rails, and then come together and on to the take–up rail as you quilt. Grace frames use locking ratchet ends on the rails to give you precise control over the tension of your fabric layers.
Innovation on how quilters raise and lower their fabric height with ease lead to an adjustable rail system that locks into place as you raise it. You can lower the rails with the press of just one button. The rail system design allows compatibility with several domestic machines, in addition to all Grace Company Q’nique quilting machines.
Perfect tension was a leading design to our new bungee mounting system. The Continuum II Frame features an adjustable bungee mount rail so quilters can achieve their best tension. In addition, it is easy to use by only needing to pull the bungee to tighten tension and with a press of a button you can release tension.
New Racheting System
The ratcheting system has been fully integrated into the Continuum II, and has quick-toggle locks for immediate adjustments as needed. The system strong due to a metal pin that locks the ratchet and is spring-loaded to allow free movement of rotation and concise positioning.
Continuum II Frame Specifications:
The Maximum Quilt Area on a machine frame is the total distance your machine needle can travel from one end of the frame to the other. This measurement may vary slightly depending on your machine. You will be able to quilt an area at least as big as quoted in this maximum quilt area.
- Rail Diameter: 1½ inches
- Maximum Machine Throat Size: 21 inches
Maximum Quilt Area (8-Foot Frame):
|SURETRACK DUAL–WHEEL SYSTEM
This smooth gliding track system enhances stitch quality, accuracy, and carriage motion.
Conveniently lock your machine motion into either back and forth, or side to side motion. Perfect for straight lines.
No matter what floor your frame is on, these feet are an easy way to make sure it's level and balanced.
Adjust the depth of your work area to match your quilting frame. Get closer when working on short–arm quilting machine, or expand your space for larger patterns with a long–arm.
Height–adjustable legs let you work at the level that is most comfortable to you.
Conveniently roll all the layers of your quilt with the take–up rail hand–wheel. This advances the fabric to the next section of your project for quilting.
QuiltMotion Quilter's Creative Touch 5 Pro
Let your machine do the quilting for you! QuiltMotion QCT5 Pro is a computer automated quilting system that lets you create your masterpieces in steps as simple as select, place, and sew. QCT5 Pro 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!
With more user-friendly power placements, it's not even easier to go from choosing a pattern to stitching it out on our quilt. You'll love the new simplified pattern placement options that let you get your patterns just the way you want. QCT5 Pro implements powerful new tools like a built-in digital ruler for precise measurements as well as the ability to center your machine to exactly where it needs to be.
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. The included Pattern CAD gives you the power to bring any idea to life and be stitched with Quilter's Creative touch 5. Create quilting patterns from your favorite photographs! Quilter's Creative Touch 5 lets you import photos and trace your quilt patterns over them. And with Quilter's Creative touch 5, you can record and save any free–motion quilted patterns to use or edit later.
The included motor plate attaches to the machine carriage and accurately controls the motion of the sewing machine for precise pattern stitching. Let QCT5 do all the stitching for you and you'll get the perfect pattern, stitched exactly the way you imagined it every time!
Looking to get computerized quilting at an even more affordable price point? Check out the QCT5 Beginnings for a budget-friendly automated system that offers all of the essential features of computerized quilting.
|QCT5 Beginnings||QCT5 Pro|
|Computer automated quilting||*||*|
|Library of over 200 patterns||*||*|
|Continuous rows with PantoStacker™||Limited||*|
|Open patterns of different file types||*||*|
|Easy pattern sizing, rotating and flipping||*||*|
|Batch import and convert other file types||*||*|
|Easy edge-to-edge quilting||*||*|
|inForm: tutorials, help, and tips||*||*|
|Rulers and centering||*||*|
|Print any pattern or pantograph||*||*|
|Advanced Pattern Placements Options||*|
|Create and edit patterns with PatternCAD™||*|
|Design entire quilt layouts with QuiltCAD™||*|
|Record free-motion quilting as patterns||*|
|Create and save templates for future use||*|
- QCT5 software (with help files)
- Motor plate
- Tablet mount
- All necessary hardware
- Screen cleaning cloth
- Tablet stylus
- USB cables
- Surge protector
- Quick install guide
- Cable taming kit
- The following file types are compatible with QCT5: .gpf, .csv, .txt, .dxf, .hqf, .xy, .cmd, .qli, .qdata, .cqp, .tap, .ssd
- QCT5 only works 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 at least 64 GB hard-drive space is recommended, with at least 2 GB 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 QCT5. *A tablet is the preferred device (not included).
- 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 or 1024 x 768 or higher is recommended.