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Why choose LuceyLucey feels as if somebody handcrafted a quilting machine just for you. Lucey offers the quality and performance quilters expect from APQS at an economical price - making it an exceptional value.
$12,900 + shipping & handling (currency calculator)*
Lifetime Warranty parts/labor
*APQS goods are priced at the factory. All
freight, insurance, customs charges, import duties/tariffs, and local
value-added taxes (VAT, MWST, etc) are the responsibility of the
"Lucey is perfect for people who have a smaller home and don’t have a dedicated room. It just an amazing machine for what you get.” Nancy Smith, Lucey owner
Stitch RegulatorMost precise Stitch regulator in the industry. Accurate stitches - where you want them, when you want them.
Multi-position handlesMulti-position handles are full adjustable, giving you greater control for all styles of quilting.
Standard APQS Machine Features
- Lifetime warranty - handcrafted in America and built to last.
- Lifetime customer support - unrivaled service and education.
- Interchangeable hopping foot - lets you customize your machines feet based on the kind of quilting you do.
- Bobbin options -Your choice of Smart Bobbin© (L size) or Big Bobbin© (M size) - You get a choice of the size bobbin you prefer so your machine is specifically made to your tastes and style of quilting.
- Synchronous belt drive system - APQS machines are precisely held in time through our belt drive technology. Building a machine that will not fall out of time means your tension and stitch integrity will be the same for the life of your machine.
- Self-lubricating bushings - The amount of oil required to care for an APQS machine is a fraction
of what other quilting machines need, making maintenance simple and
- LED lighting - Bright, clear lighting increases accuracy.
- Quiet, enclosed DC motor - APQS combines technology with sleek design to give you a beautiful
machine with the horsepower you need. Our integrated electronics and
motor are tucked away behind the clean lines of our machines.
- Single disc thread tensioner - Having only one place to set tension means our machines can run a wide range of even the most finicky threads, opening up your creative options.
- Auto needle positioner - When you come to a halt your APQS machine will not stop partially in
the fabric - it will either stop in the full up or full down position,
depending on your preference.
- Single stitch button, two position - Whether you like to tack your starting/ending stitches or knot &
bury, you can control it all with the touch of a button.
- Laser Stylus - Easily follow a paper pattern with the precision laser.
Table & Frame:
Standard Table10' or 12' standard aluminum alloy table. Click for more information.
Adustment-free quilt take-up rollerAdjustment-free quilt take-up roller - The elevated roller means you never have to raise it as the bulk of the quilt grows. And the leveler bar in front keeps your quilt surface level.
- Free one-day beginner class, online training videos and start-up supply kit
- We want you to be as comfortable and as confident with your machine
as possible! Your longarm education is just as important to us as the
purchase of your machine.
- Stand alone Sidewinder Deluxe bobbin winder - Consistently wound bobbins are the key to consistent tension.
- Throat size: 26" x 10 1/2"
- 10' or 12' standard aluminum alloy table
- Weight: 41 lbs. (18.58 kg)
- Voltage: 120V/240V, 50/60 Hz. All APQS machines run on standard household current.
- Needle speed: 0-3500 SPM
- Footprint: 5' x 10' or 12' length
Optional Machine Features
- Bliss Drive System ($1,000) - Bliss uses a ball bearing technology to guide the machine on the table and gives you phenomenal control with minimal effort.
- Hartley Fence ($595) - Easily make complicated designs like precise circles, Baptist Fans, Spirals and other motifs.
- Black-light ($150) - The black light lets you adjust the lighting with the flip of a switch.
- In-home set up by factory certified technician ($500) - Have your machine professionally set up and adjusted with some basic training to get you started.
Optional Table & Frame Features
- Hydraulic table lift ($1,650) - Adjust the height of the table with the touch of a button.
Why Choose APQS
- Easy to use
- The best, most accurate stitch regulator in the industry
- APQS has the fastest needle speed in the industry at over 3500 stitches per minute
- Great value due to superb quality giving you a lifelong reliable workhorse of a machine
- Smooth fingertip machine movement
- Unbeatable lifetime warranty
- Lifetime customer support - Toll Free
- Local dealer network for easy repair or service
- Manufactured completely in the USA by a 30-year-old company with a reputation for quality
- Minimal maintenance
- Time-saving accessories
Setup and Delivery
Delivery - machine shipping and handling
- Shipping in the USA typically costs between $100-$400.
- Export costs are your responsibility.
- Most orders should arrive in 1-5 business days from the time the shipment leaves the factory in Carroll, Iowa.
- Arrangements can be made if you would like to pick up your machine at the APQS Factory in Carroll, Iowa, or the APQS Showroom in Des Moines, Iowa.
- No crating fees.
Every APQS longarm quilting machine comes with machine, table, patterns, thread, bobbins, bobbin winder, needles, and more.
The machine will also come with easy-to-follow, step-by-step, full-color assembly instructions as well as a basic training CD and manual. Assembly is simple and will only take a few hours. The sewing head is assembled for you; you only need to add the handles and axles and assemble the table.
If assistance is needed our technicians are available by telephone.
Professional machine set-up
We also offer the option of professional in home/business set up for an added cost of $500.
- Sets up your table where you want it.
- Assembles your new quilting machine.
- Makes table and wheel adjustments.
- Installs bobbin, thread, and needle.