Typical Longarm Quilting System
There are at least 10 manufacturers of Longarm Quilting machines, they all share most of the major components and are most notable for their large size. A typical Longarm Quilting machine has a work surface that is 10 feet long but they can go as large as 14 feet.Learn More
Some machines use computerized control whereby a computer program actually guides the machine to accurately place the quilting patterns. Other machines, known as “free motion quilters” (FMQ), use a large “pantograph” template that the operator follows to replicate the design on the quilt. A free motion machine is completely under motion control of the human operator.