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APQS Millie 26"
Long Arm Quilting Machine

The legendary APQS Millie long arm quilting machine has it all in perfect balance. 

Maneuverability, handling, and reliability: our top of the line machine combines innovation and engineering offering every feature a quilter could ever want along with timeless design. It is 100% made in the USA.

 Plus, it comes with the industry leading APQS LIFETIME parts and labor warranty! 

Table Size

8 ft, 10ft, 12ft, or 14ft

any size, same price.

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Bobbin Size

Smart “L” bobbin

or

Big “M” bobbin

Starts At

$19,700*

Monthly

as low as $418/mo

for 60 mo*

Beautiful quilts. Every time. Quilted by YOU!

Get to the snuggles faster with the APQS Millie.

April's Easter quilt after quilting it at Quilted Joy

You can do this.

When you buy an APQS Millie from Quilted Joy you get the education, training, support and guidance you need to start your long arm quilting adventure. We believe in YOU and we know every trick in the book to get you up and running. 
We’ve got your back and can’t wait to see you FLY with an APQS Millie Longarm!

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Features of an APQS Millie Long Arm Quilting Machine

We use precise encoders tucked into our APQS Millie wheels to give you the perfect stitch every time. Our stitch regulator isn’t a purely digital regulator, instead it relies on fuzzy logic to monitor not just your speed but also your direction. When you change directions you’ll get a point in your point… every time. 

Our APQS Millie motor is calibrated to reach 3500 stitches per minute. While you likely won’t go that fast normally, having a high SPM ability gives your motor greater headroom to speed up and respond to you as you change directions. It is an indicator as to how responsive your stitch regulator will be. 

The elevated roller means you never have to raise it as the bulk of the quilt grows as you stitch with your APQS Millie. And the leveler bar in front keeps your quilt surface level.

Cut your bobbin thread with the APQS Millie using the touch of a button to quickly swap out thread colors and change the location of the machine on the quilt. This is a feature you’ll only find on an APQS Millie long arm.

Electronic horizontal and vertical channel locks: With the touch of a button, your wheels are locked out so the APQS Millie machine can only be moved in one direction. This feature is the number one way to keep your quilt top square to the Mille table so you end up with a square quilt!

Ergo handles (front and back, with finger touch button control): Change your grip depending on your quilting style while still being able to control the APQS Millie machine even when it is at the back of the table. The Mille has a big throat, and these handles allow you to control the machine even when you are at the back of the table

Change out the APQS Millie long arm machine’s hopping foot to an open toe design! Your machine comes ready to accept different feet for the different kinds of quilting you do.

Bright, clear lighting increases accuracy. The built-in black light lets you adjust the lighting with the flip of a switch on your APQS Millie long arm quilting machine.

You get a choice of the size bobbin you prefer so your APQS Millie machine is specifically made to your tastes and style of quilting. There is no difference in price; just tell me how you want it made at the factory!

Consistently wound bobbins are the foundation to good tension. We build these industrial grade bobbin winders from scratch for use with the APQS Millie Long Arm Quilting Machine.

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. You’ll get a full, one day class to learn how to use your APQS Millie machine. Each machine also comes with a starter kit with needles, a pantograph, bobbins and some thread to get you started. 

Optional Accessories

$1,000

Replaces half the machine’s wheels with linear ball bearings. Fintertip touch control! 

$1,350

Automatically roll the quilt forward or backward with the touch of a button. Keeps the quilt rolling straight and consistent.

$1,250

A secondary form of stitch regulation used when doing heirloom stitching like pebbles, micro-stippling and McTavishing.

$1,650

Adjust the height of your table with the touch of a button.

Angela Huffman on the set of Fons & Porter's Love of Quilting

APQS machine made in Iowa

APQS Lifetime Customer Support
Lifetime Customer Support

1) Add on a computer system to the APQS Millie.
2) Grab a cuppa.
3) Watch it quilt.
4) Smile from ear to ear.

Intelliquilter on Millennium
Intelliquilter Mounts Easily to APQS Millie

There are two computerized systems you can add to your APQS Millie long arm quilting machine. Here at Quilted Joy we have both, use both and sell both. Looking for more information on the two systems?  Drop us an email or call us at (502)718-7148 and we will send you some info to help you decide! 

Intelliquilter, or IQ, is a robust intuitive computer system which will quickly expand your creative horizons. It is easy to use, incredibly powerful. Get ready to be WOWED.

The Quilt Path computerized quilting system runs off a Windows based tablet mounted to your APQS machine. Looking to have some edge to edge fun? Quilt Path is ready to help.

The APQS Millie quilting machine fits in your world.

Got Questions?
Ready for a Test Drive?

Angela Huffman is the co-host of Fons and Porter’s Love of Quilting PBS show. She is an Blue Ribbon longarm quilter, national APQS Educator, APQS Dealer and a certified APQS tech. She has been longarm quilting for 12+ years and is a recognized expert in the field. As your dealer, Angela guide your longarm adventure and be there to support you in every way.

Call or email Angela Huffman. Or, schedule your test drive below!

(502) 718-7148

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Why Buy From Quilted Joy?

Allana B

Allana B

I have an APQS dealer closer to me, but I went a little further so that I could deal directly with Angela—she is definitely worth it

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I just bought my first longarm, and Angela and the Quilted Joy team made it so easy! Angela is always willing to answer questions very patiently, no matter how small, and she explains things in a way that is easy to understand. She also gave great recommendations about what extras are worth getting at the beginning, and which ones to wait to see if I really need or want them. I have an APQS dealer closer to me, but I went a little further so that I could deal directly with Angela—she is definitely worth it!

Rachel B

Rachel B

I purchased an APQS machine through Angela and it was an easy and reassuring process

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I purchased an APQS machine through Angela and it was an easy and reassuring process. The class at the shop was informative and the customer has been top notch!

Brenda L

Brenda L

Oh my gosh, Angela is THE best. As a new owner, my questions were endless as was her patience!!

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Oh my gosh, Angela is THE best. As a new owner, my questions were endless as was her patience!! I look forward to truly learning to make the most of my machine ftom Angela.

Cathleen V

Cathleen V

I feel so much more confident that I can master this equipment and use it to its full potential. Thanks Angela!

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I just finished my first APQS training at Quilted Joy and I could hardly wait to get home and fire up my Millie! Angela did a fabulous job, customizing the information for every individual's machine, and making sure that everyone's questions got answered. I feel so much more confident that I can master this equipment and use it to its full potential. Thanks Angela!

Cheryl A

Cheryl A

I bought my APQS Lucey at Quilted Joy. I've received excellent training and prompt response when I have had questions.

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I bought my APQS Lucey at Quilted Joy. I've received excellent training and prompt response when I have had questions. I've enjoyed the longarm group that meets monthly as well as the Facebook group and YouTube videos.

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