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  1. I am selling my 2013 Lenni with Bliss system and 12 foot frame. This machine is white and is in excellent condition. $6500 If interested please email clifton.cyndi@att.net or text 931-231-9350 or call and leave a message on my vm and I will call you back.
  2. Does anyone know if Lucey handles will work on Lenni? If so,do you know where they can be found? APQS doesn't have them for sale in the online store. Any info will be very helpful. Thank you!
  3. Hartley Base Extender

    I am looking for a Hartley Base extender without the thread cutter. If you have one please email me at clifton.cyndi@att.net. Thanks!
  4. • SOLD. • Located in Shepherdsville,KY • Will deliver locally • 2015 Lenni B02298ZS • 12 foot Bliss Table • L bobbin size • Interchangeable hopping foot – came with high profile platform foot • Turbo winder • M&M wheels • Bliss tracking system. • Stitch Regulator. • Contact information: Home: (502)-215-6740 Cell: (502)-523-8883
  5. One of our local quilt shop, YardWork is selling their Lenni with IQ on it. It’s a 2009 APQS Lenni, 20” throat on that machine with a 10 foot table, can go out to 108” on the shortest side of the quilt without the computer on it & appx 98” on the shortest side with the IQ on it. They've only had it about a year and have decided to go in a different direction. Before that it was my machine and not one that I used very often, so I would estimate that I put about 200 hours or less on it and the quilt shop probably hasn't put very many hours on it either, but you can ask Mary at YardWork about that. This machine has a custom lightbar on it that allows it to be placed anywhere and have good lighting, at least a $750 value. The IQ is a ClassiQ IQ which means it has all the bells and whistles. In addition to the patterns that come preloaded on it this IQ has appx $7500 worth of patterns that I designed on it. approximately 600 motif/block patterns & appx 240 pantograph (allover, edge to edge, & borders) patterns. I've attached a photo of the machine when it was in my studio. I'm just listing it to help the gals at the quilt shop out, so they should be contacted directly for more information. This is a machine that I'd actually buy back if I had room and I'm willing to answer questions on getting started with IQ for the new owner as I'm both an APQS & IQ dealer. Here's the contact information: Yard Work Quilt Shop - Mary Pomerening phone: 715-877-3885 Located in Fall Creek, WI (less than 10 miles east of Eau Claire) Email: yardworkfabrics@gmail.com
  6. My Lenni is a 2011, and while it has LED lights, there is no switch on them for blacklight. I managed to rig up a blacklight strip, but it only works well with white (not offwhite) thread. Is this normal or blacklight, r was it because I was using a ultraviolet led? Is there an upgrade for my Lenni, and if so, is it worth it to have the black light option? Sue in PA
  7. I am looking at a 2011 Lenni that has not been used for about a year. It has been oiled. Anything I should watch for before I fire it up, other than checking the oil and letting it warm up slowly?
  8. I'm planning to start a longarm quilting business in the next few months. Found a great dealer who sells both APQS and Intelliquilter. I'm planning to invest in Intelliquilter so I can jump right in with computerized E2E without the learning curve (as this is my first, and hopefully last longarm purchase!) and I know that from a business standpoint, larger frames and wider throats are best for computerized quilting because they allow you to quilt a larger area with each advance of the quilt. However, I know that I want to learn to quilt freehand as well, if only for myself, and it seems like the longarm quilters whose work I most admire are using smaller machine heads. When I demo'd the 26" Millenium and the 20" Lenni, I felt like I had much better control and better hand guided results with the smaller machine when I was quilting swirls, teardrops, pebbles, etc. I know I can take the 5 lb. thread cutter off the Millie and that will help, but I'm wondering whether the Millenium is too big and unwieldy to be an ideal hand guided machine. Or, will I develop that control over time through practice? Basically, my question is whether experienced quilters find the Millenium to be "too big" for hand guided or free-style quilting. I'm tall and I have long arms, so reach isn't an issue -- just noticed a big difference in my demo quilting on the two machines. On Lenni, I can already do a decent meander, but on Millie I couldn't keep those curves consistent. Both machines I demo'd had Bliss Track systems. Any suggestions or feedback greatly appreciated. Thanks! Rebecca Grace
  9. For Sale: APQS Lenni, 20" throat, 10' steel table. EdgeRider Wheels and Carriage (upgrade), commercial bobbin winder, LeaderGrips, extra pigtails and bobbin case, many empty bobbins, several cones of cotton thread (most partially used) and three pantographs to get you started. Located in SE PA, near the DE/MD border. You pick up or arrange packing/shipping. Asking $6,000. Please email dianekinney13 at gmail dot com if interested.
  10. Machine: APQS Lenni, 10 foot table with Bliss Location: Memphis, TN Price: $7,750 Contact: teedoffquilts@mail.com Sold!
  11. SOLD! APQS Lenni

    2010 Lenni quilting machine - original owner. Simple. easy to use has been well cared for. Includes: 10 foot table, bobbins, pantographs, portable bobbin winder, needles, manuals/CDs. Get APQS quality at a very reasonable price of $6,700. Located in Maryland (Washington, DC area) a convenient pick-up location for anyone in the Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, West Virginia, New Jersey, New York ... Factory-trained professional available for set-up and service in the Washington D.C. area. Additional accessories: Hartley base extender, Horizontal dual spool holder, Towa bobbin case tension gauge , starter tools and spare parts. Prefer that you pick up the machine versus shipping. Buyer is responsible for pick-up. If you have any questions please contact me at rwstitches@yahoo.com . Photos available upon request.
  12. Ultimate II Longarm quilting Machine Great workhorse of a machine! Brand new motor, and newly cleaned and serviced. Works perfectly! Looking to upgrade, but I need to sell my machine first. It has been a wonderful machine, and a dream to quilt with. Table breaks down into two 5' sections. New Sheri Butler foot added to do ruler work. Great machine for just starting out! Purchaser is responsible for shipping/pickup. Thanks for looking! Located in California. Features: - 10' Lenni Stowaway table - 10 L bobbins - Hartley base extender - Straight ruler - Pantograph cover - Handles in front and back - Under handle light - 2 Pantographs - Sidewinder bobbin winder - Oiler - Instruction manual and DVD Asking $2500
  13. Well, it has been a week since we made the 18 hr drive to Des Moines and back home in one day. I knew the shine would come back on. ") Boy is it different! moving the machine versus moving fabric. It wasn't going so well last night. A lot of drag, thought of all of you guys and bravely turned the top tension (yes, I come from the generation when our mothers taught us to Never...Ever... mess with tension) and it helped some, still heavy to push/pull. Off the fabric he glides. Tired and went to bed. This morning thought I would give another try! Still dragging, loosened the brake, Bam, success! Learning curve, the brake was loose enough without sandwich/stitching, but with it must have been just enough to hold it up with my sandwich. Thanks to everyone out here who posts a problem and to those who answer. It gives us confidence to touch buttons and turn knobs ") Lenni is gliding!!
  14. Hello! Complete newbie here, although I've owned my Lenni for a year now. I've just had the BEST week ever, finally loading on 2 charity quilts, and then 2 of the 3 baby quilts I had waiting. I used 2 different pantographs to stitch them and I'm quite happy with the results. The 3rd baby quilt is for my own dear granddaughter, so I'd like to make the effort to have it look as nice as possible, but still only using a pantograph. The quilt is a large panel in the center with 4 borders around it of various sizes. The 3rd border is made up of 4" finished blocks. I've read that SID helps to make the quilting look more professional and even, regardless of whether is is pantograph or custom quilted. Do you agree? I did find that the borders on my 'test' quilts sort of looked a bit full or bunched up as I quilted. I floated the batting and top, basting as I advanced the quilt using marked edges to try and keep the width the same. If I do want to SID, do I do that for the entire quilt, top to bottom and then start over at the top again for the pantograph, or SID, baste, then quilt one section, then advance, then SID, baste, quilt the next section?? Do I SID to outline the borders only, or also between each of the squares in border #3? What about within the printed panel? There are some rectangle type shapes within the panel that could be outlined. Here is a url that shows what the panel looks like : http://www.ethelbird.com/mommy-me/mommy-me-panel/ Thank you in advance for any and all comments/advice! I'm going to go make binding for the other quilts while I wait for replies. Have a great day everyone! Sherry
  15. Hello Everyone! I have had my Lenni since August 2015, but due to a number of issues, was not really able to do much but set up my machine, and test to see if it worked. Then it sat... sadly, for almost a year. Recently, I was able to attend a beginner class (I'd already had a 'renter's class', but that was over a year ago) with the lady who sold me my Lenni (thanks Tracey Russel of Whirls 'n Swirls Quilting in Oshawa, ON Canada). I had been so afraid to do something detrimental to my machine that I wasn't confident to try... Tracey's class gave me the confidence to give myself permission to try to use the machine. After carefully going through cleaning procedures and running through some test fabric, I loaded on a quilt top for the charity that I support and the 'Bumpity' pantograph that Tracey gave me. Yay, all worked well. A few glitches, which Tracey's class covered so I was still OK, and then I loaded my second charity quilt with a different pantograph. OMGOSH, I am actually doing this, and I love it! Then I put on a baby quilt top that I've had waiting for over a year. Yay! another one done, and then another one! Thank you to all of you who have encouraged me throughout the process of selecting and buying a machine, and especially to Tracey, who, not only being an APQS dealer, is also an amazing teacher and author of her own FMQ books! Can't beat this APQS family. Love to all Sherry H, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Lenni Mom, August 2015
  16. 2011 Lenni on a Grace GMQ frame. Leaders, sidewinder bobbin winder, bobbins Located in Hamlin, WV Buyer responsible for shipping and pick up $5,000 Great machine! Upgrading. Contact serenstitches@hotmail.com
  17. Big Day

    Big day today. Left our house at 4 a.m. To pick up my new Lenni. Drove to Des Moines, (+8 hrs), loaded and drove back home (10:00 p.m) Needless to say after driving thru Chicago at 5:30 p.m. Lenni has lost a little of his shine, or maybe the decision to pick up has lost some shine.... Anyways, tomorrow when I get off my day job, Lenni will be here waiting to be unpacked. I am positive the glow will be back. Thought about just opening one box tonight, but one will lead to two will lead to three...and I have to go to work in the morning. Appreciate all the help I find here on the forum! I see how some are empowered packing gear boxes, filing burrs, changing fuses...... No way to fail with all the help. ")
  18. APQS Lenni Longarm Quilting Machine FOR SALE 2008 Lenni 20" with 12' steel table Well maintained Factory serviced in 2012 Stitch regulator Laser stylus on front or back NEW carriage with Edgerider wheels ($545.00 value) INCLUDES: Hartley ruler base Needles Pick up only. This machine is still available. PRICE REDUCED $4200.00 or BO
  19. FOR SALE Circle Lord for APQS Lenni with steel table. Design Templates available separately, or everything listed for $325.00. Circle Lord base with stylus, Squircles and fan blade (NEW $249.00) $125.00 Circle Thingy (NEW $139.00) $70.00 Aztec Mini (NEW $69.00) $35.00 Featherz (NEW $89.00) $45.00 Heartz (NEW $69.00) $35.00 Spiro-Thingy Set (NEW $99.00) $50.00 All instruction books included. I am moving and everything must go! Mary
  20. I have a Lenni with a 12' frame, and will be quilting my first king sized quilt. I am planning to use a pantograph or all over free motion design. I am concerned about the loss of quiltable space on that relatively narrow frame as the quilted sandwich builds up around the take-up roller. The quilt is 100" wide (which I can handle), and 112" long (which will all wind up on the roller). If you have a estimate of the number of inches of quiltable space I'll lose as I come near the end of the quilt, it will help me decide on how wide of a design I can use. Thanks. Sharon
  21. REDUCED 2012 APQS Lenni for SALE. Included is the optional BLISS rail system, LED light, Turbo Winder, Rulers, NEW LEADERS and NEW ZIPPER SYSTEM with additional Zippers NEW in the package. Also a starter package of goodies to get you to enjoying it right away. $7800.00 Located in Westcliffe Colorado. Will consider Delivery/Setup depending on your location. Happy to SHIP. All the boxes well maintained. 12 FOOT TABLE and LOVE to Quilt 's RULER BASE. A nice starter Kit put together to get you after it. Very well maintained machine. MAKE AN OFFER!! This is awesome machine. Contact Tammie at grammietammie@centurytel.net grammietammie2014@gmail.com
  22. 2007 APQS Lenni on 10’ original frame. Includes manual, Gone Quilting DVD (Getting started with your new machine), Sidewinder bobbin winder, 18 bobbins, 2 packages needles, 5 spools of Essential Pro thread, 14 paper pantographs, 4 adjustable side tension clamps, and a set of Velcro detachable leaders. Moving across country and new home will not have a room for this machine so I would like to sell it prior to moving. $4600.00 Must be picked up in Greeneville, TN which is in Eastern Tennessee near Johnson City/Bristol/ Kingsport area.
  23. Hello there! Yesterday I received my 7 box shipment containing my new Lenni with a Bliss Table!! I have a bit of a concern with what we ended up putting together and thought I should ask before I do too much and risk damaging either my new baby or me! We used the instructions from the USB stick that came in the shipment to do the assembly, so assume it is the most up-to-date? I think the Lenni has been somewhat redesigned a bit, because the encoder box/wires do not look quite the same as in the diagrams from the manual. The cable looks quite a bit different. Hubby says it is an RJ-45 style cable/jack (not sure what that means but maybe some of you do...). In the assembly instructions, it mentions a grounding wire that comes from the encoder and connects to the machine head. There was no such wire/connector on the encoder box we received. Is that a problem? or is the newer model/design implementing the grounding in a different manner? I always worry about anything that is electrical and grounding is mentioned!!! Any info you could provide either regarding the grounding wire itself or in which forum I should post this question would be most sincerely appreciated! Sincerely, Sherry H, New Lenni Mom!
  24. Bad hair day, braces showing in my smile and wearing old yoga pants...so not a great picture of me, but look what came to my house today. YESSSSSSSSS! Now to start carefully opening boxes and taking inventory. Busy weekend ahead, LOL! Sherry
  25. Hi Everyone! Not sure if this is where I should be posting (LMK if I should post elsewhere). After looking at a VERY old Ultimate machine and asking advice here, turning down the purchase of said Ultimate, looking around a bit, meeting a wonderful lady(through this forum) in my area who invited me to her home to see/play with her Millie, and taking a 'Renter's Prep class' at a shop near me (We R Quilts, Prescott, ON), I ended up going to a Quilt show in Kingston, Ontario and test drove a Lenni. I loved the Lenni. Not quite as big as Millie, but I don't need that extra throat space. There was a 'demo' sale promotion going on which took a fair amount off the list price and with the 30 day timeframe to change my mind about going ahead with the purchase, my dear hubby said... 'Go For It!'. So I did. Tracey Russell of 'Whirls N Swirls Quilting', who was the APQS dealer at the show in Kingston, set up my order for a Lenni. I asked to have the Bliss table, extended table base (for ruler work) and the multi position handles. Then hubby and I left our Ontario home to go to our cottage in New Brunswick. When the 30 days was nearing, I asked hubby about it and he seemed uncommitted. So disappointed...I thought I was going to have to cancel the order!! Half way through the day, he said...'you know what, there will never be a better time for you to do this...go ahead with the order!", so I did!!! OMGOSH, at the latest, second week of August I will be a new Lenni owner!!! I am SO excited. When we get home from our cottage visit, I'll have a few days to clean out and organize the room I will set up in and I can't wait to load on the 3 baby quilts I've got waiting! Thanks again to all who advised me regarding the used Ultimate machine I looked at. I am looking forward to joining this APQS family forum officially in a couple of weeks! Sincerely, Sherry