INNOVA's Patented swivel sew head is unique and exclusive to the INNOVA. This convenient feature included on all INNOVA quilting machines makes it possible to add outstanding innovative accessories such as the couching attachment as well as making it very convenient for any incidental repairs, changing of feet, removal of broken needdles, or removal of the machine from the frame.
The INNOVA boasts many features which include most importantly the fastest motor, lowest maintenance, most reliable stitch quality, and best customer service available today in the Longarm quilting community. Other class leading standard features include both front and rear handle bars with start/stop controls, along with half stitch button and a selectable needle stop (up/dn) position. The INNOVA quilting machine has a rotary thread tensioner, and adjustable spring loaded hopping foot. INNOVA's exclusive “Patented” spring loaded hopping foot is crucial in its design. Traditional hopping feet are rigidly mounted and do not adjust for varying thicknesses of quilt tops. The INNOVA spring loaded hopping foot automatically compensates for inconsistencies in your fiber fill or for extra heavy seam allowances which minimizes thread breaks and skipping. The INNOVA comes standard with a laser and mechanical stylus, as well as a fabulous adjustable fluorescent work lamp which allows for incomparable visibility of your work surface. The INNOVA is very lightweight, well balanced, and includes Pro-Glider composite non-marking wheels for effortless and complete control of the sewhead reducing user fatigue and increasing design accuracy. INNOVA comes standard with a style "M" large capacity hook for fewer bobbin changes and includes extra needles, bobbins, a tool kit, dust cover, and stand alone bobbin winder with auto shut off and speed control.
All INNOVA machines are equipped with a 3000 stitch per minute one horse motor. This allows for faster more efficient quilting and better stitch regulation. The strong motor is capable of piercing multiple layer seam allowances without stalling, and coupled with the patented hopping foot, it easily accommodates the bulk found in the most difficult areas of your quilt.
The INNOVA is a well engineered quilting marvel and has been tested in the real world through stress and strain analysis to arrive at the most balanced smoothest running machine on Earth. INNOVA has the largest driveshaft’s of any longarm quilting machine on the market today, supported by sealed ball bearings eliminating the need for oiling or greasing the upper end of the machine keeping your quilts clean. Many of our competitors use bushings instead of ball bearings and they are in constant need of greasing and rebuilding. The only maintenance your INNOVA requires is general cleaning of thread lint buildup and regular lubricating of the hook race in the bobbin area of your machine!
Nearly a Century of quilting machine experience in the commercial industry gives ABM International the leading edge in manufacturing a longarm quilting machine that is proven to continually deliver. With class leading stitch quality, no down-time and extreme versatility, the INNOVA is sure to please. The INNOVA longarm quilting machines are shipped with our standard stitch regulator. However, customers can order a machine without stitch regulation if desired. The stitch regulator, regulates the machine speed based on operator movement to control the stitches per inch, in and out of corners as well as in turns and tight radius's. It is fully programmable through the PLC operator interface. The number of stitches per inch are adjustable from 5-22. When in regulated mode, the machine will automatically accelerate and decelerate based on the quilting operator's movements.
ABM International has been providing 24 hour 7 days per week technical support to its industrial customers for decades and provides the same high standard of customer service for all INNOVA owners.
The first of its kind! The most innovative feature revolutionalizing the way we quilt includes a pc touchpad microcomputer with a brushless digital servo motor, servo amplifier, digitalmotion controller and software.Lightning Stitch converts a standard analog system to a digital system by replacing the standard motor with a digital brushless sercos based servo motor and control system. This motor and control combination can accelerate at a maximum of 600 r/s/s. For the quilter, this means amazingly perfect stitch regulation. Lightning Stitch’s extra features include pick up, tie off, sensitivity adjutment, and automated motor/needle sync.
Perfect for the home quilter, occasional professional, competition or art quilter who may be a little limited on space.
A little extra room with the 22” INNOVA gives you the ability to quilt an entire 12” block set on point without having to advance your quilt, providing better fluidity to your quilting designs. This machine is a great size for any quilter and preferred by most.
The 26” Innova is a must for the full time professional custom quilter providing the most efficient use of your time and effort. Perfect for adding the AutoPilot Computerized Quilting System, the 26” Innova is also completely responsive enough for hand guided competition quilting when the AutoPilot is not in use.
ABM's newest member to the INNOVA family is our flagship model Innova 32". The INNOVA 32" is for the most discerning commercial Longarmer. The 32" is excellent for robotic quilting and when coupled with an AutoPilot system, you can maximize your productivity and improve your results.