At Quilts on the Corner we think that understanding how your INNOVA works makes quilting a joy!
We want to make sure that you get all the training you need for years of successful quilting. Here we will link to helpful videos to refresh your memory after bootcamp is over. More videos are always on the way so check back often.
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Here you can see how the Innova longarm Lightening Stitch screen controls work.
Learn the proper quilt tension for longarm quilting. This is shown on our INNOVA machine, but the same principles hold true for Gammill, APQS, HandiQuilter, Tin Lizzie or any other brand. If the quilt tension is too tight, you may have thread breakage. If the quilt tension is too slack, you might get tucks in the quilt.
How to Start and Stop your stitching on a longarm can frustrate a beginning longarm quilter. Here you can see how and learn the importance of starting and stopping correctly to avoid bird's nests on the back of a quilt.
The backlash tension spring in the bobbin case is an important part of the tension equation. This part helps to control how the bobbin tension works as the quilter accelerates quickly or stops quickly. This is even more important for fast quilters.
Use this easy trick to help you put your longarm quilting machine needle in straight. Regardless of what brand you use, this is an easy way to use the leverage of the pin to hold the needle in place while you turn the set screw.
The only ONE HORSEPOWER Servo Brushless motor in its class. This is what makes the INNOVA longarm quilting machine perform shoulders above the competition. It quilts over layers and layers of fabric without overstressing a weak motor. It is truly BUILT TO QUILT!