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Quilting Machine Rental

Rent an APQS Millennium Quilting Machine

Do you have UFO’s begging to be finished? A just-finished top that you’d like to quilt yourself, but it’s a little too big for your domestic machine? Want to try some custom quilting on your own quilt? Now you can do all this quickly and easily on a state-of-the-art APQS Millennium longarm quilting machine.

Thinking about buying your own longarm? Try it now to decide if longarm quilting is right for you.


The legendary APQS Millennium offers superior stitch regulated technology, a The legendary APQS Millennium is the choice of Karen McTavish, Mariann Fons & Liz Porter, Ricky Tims, and many other accomplished quilters.

The Millennium features:

• Superior stitch regulated technology;

• A 26” throat to quilt even large blocks in a single pass;

• Adjustable ergo handles with finger touch buttons for easy control;

• The lightest weight machine on the market;

• Automatic fabric advance, and

• Pneumatic table lift. All creating an enjoyable quilting experience.


This class teaches you everything you need to know to operate a longarm quilting machine: loading and stabilizing your quilt, using pantographs, stencils, rulers and templates, and an introduction to creating freehand designs.

The class includes hands-on time to try out your new skills. You will also learn to use a zipper loading system to make the most of your rental time and allow you to remove your quilt at the end of your session and start right where you left off the next time.

The 3-hour Certification Class is required in order to rent the machine. This is a private class, so you will get lots of personal attention and we will work at your own pace. Please plan to spend the afternoon for some hands-on practice on your own quilt top. Remember, this is practice, so don’t plan to bring your heirloom quilt. Save that for later.

The class fee of $95 each includes your own Quick-Zip quilt zipper.


Thursday through Saturday, from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. The cost is $18/hour.  Two hours is recommended to start.

The following is included in your rental fee:

  Use of a state-of-the art APQS Millennium long-arm quilting machine with a stitch regulator.

  Use of the Quick-Zip loading system with zippers attached to the canvas so that you can “zip through” the loading process! A set of zippers is provided in the Certification Class. Additional zippers are available at a cost of $23 each.

 Use of the turbo bobbin winder to prepare your bobbins. You must use APQS L-bobbins.

• Your choice of 50+ colors of Superior Threads So Fine thread
and/or 50+ colors of Superior Threads Bottom Line thread. Additional thread varieties are available for an extra charge. If you choose to use your own thread, it must be approved in advance.

 Not included in the rental fee: pins, needles, bobbins, backing fabric and batting. 

 Quilters Dream batting in packages is available for sale, or you may bring your own, but please use Quilters Dream or Hobbs. Quilters Dream Cotton, Dream Angel, and Dream Wool are in stock. Other Quilters Dream products are available with advance notice.

ENROLL TODAY in your certification class, then reserve your first quilting session. But be warned – longarm quilting is addictive. You’ll have so much fun you’ll soon be planning your next project just so that you’ll have something to quilt!



Lynne Turner-Liro

LTL Quilts

(843) 821-2330


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