Brother BQ2450 The Hobbyist - Sewing & Quilting Machine

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MSRP: $4,999.00
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Work Space (Height & Width) inches:
5.0" x 11.25"

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Product Overview

Got a passion for sewing and quilting? Get to know the Innov-ís BQ2450, also known as The Hobbyist, a versatile advanced sewing and quilting machine built for home-based enthusiasts who want to take their projects to the next level. Advanced features like the MuVit Digital Dual Feed a motor-driven foot and smooth, easy pivoting with the Pivot Function make this machine a perfect choice for working on quilts or any project with thin or layered fabrics. Able to sew up to 1,050 stitches per minute, The Hobbyist delivers fast sewing and quilting speeds and lets you enjoy luxuries like automatic needle threading and bobbin winding while sewing. This innovative machine comes with the BQ2450 Quilters Bundle which includes a wide table for large projects, an open toe foot for MuVit that gives an expanded view of the needle area, a stitch-in-the-ditch dual feed foot for more efficient feed movement and a two-spool thread stand that holds up to two king thread spools.

To learn more about the 'Brother BQ2450 The Hobbyist Sewing & Quilting Machine', download the brochure here or download the manual here, or download the manual for using Reinforcement Priority function here, or download the instruction manual for spool stand here or download the Quick Reference Guide here.

Main Features

  • Generous 5'' x 11.25'' workspace for large quilts
  • Quilters Bundle includes: Open toe foot for MuVit, stitch-in-the-ditch dual feed foot and a 2-spool thread stand
  • 561 sewing stitches (531 built-in 30 on CD), 14 one-step auto-size buttonhole styles and 5 sewing fonts
  • MuVit Digital Dual Feed powerfully feeds fabric from top and bottom
  • Automatic Height Adjuster (AHA®) feature delivers consistent stitch quality
  • Longer feed dogs improve sewing
  • Pivot function facilitates fast and easy fabric manipulation
  • Lockstitch key automatically sews a tie-off stitch or easily sews a block of decorative stitches
  • Automatic thread cutter cuts the upper and lower thread
  • 10'' LED lighting

Advanced Sewing & Quilting

If you have a passion for sewing and quilting, you're going to love the Innov-ís BQ2450. This versatile advanced sewing and quilting machine has all the features quilting enthusiasts need to take their projects to the next level. And with the included Quilters Bundle, it's never been easier to achieve impressive finished results!

Lifestyle 1

Colour LCD Touchscreen Display

View tutorials right there on its large 3.6'' x 6.0'' display and control the machine with its intuitive on-screen icons. Enjoy the convenience of having 561 sewing stitches (531 built-in, 30 on CD), 14 one-step auto-sized buttonhole styles and 5 sewing fonts - all available at your fingertips!

Lifestyle 2

Included Quilters Bundle

The BQ2450 Quilters Bundle is loaded with add-ons that come in handy for all your projects. Must-have accessories include:

  • Wide table - perfect for working on large projects
  • Open toe foot - MuVit™ that expands the view of the needle area
  • Stitch-in-the-ditch dual feed foot - more efficient feed movement
  • Two-spool thread stand - holds up to two king thread spools

That's a lot of added value FREE when you buy this machine!

Lifestyle 3

LED Lighting & Improved Sewing

Light up your workspace with 10 LED lighting that's easy on the eyes - no task lights needed! Plus, experience smoother sewing with longer feed dogs and J foot for powerful feeding and stitch consistency.

Lifestyle 4


Spacious Workspace for Large Quilts

A 5.0" x 11.25" workspace makes it easier to work on large quilts and projects so you can stop fussing with tight fits while quilting. And the Automatic Height Adjustment (AHA®) feature helps ensure quality stitch length on all fabric thicknesses by keeping the presser foot pressure consistent. Prefessional results are in the bag!

Lifestyle 5

Sewing Features

Lockstitch Key Yes
Stitch Width 7mm
Back to Beginning Key Yes
Free Arm Yes
Built-in Sewing Lettering Fonts 5
Start/Stop Button Yes
Presser Foot Levelling Yes
Built-in Stitches (includes Buttonhole Styles) 561
Needle Position Key (Up/Down) Yes
Bed Area (depth x width) inches 7.7" x 15.6"
Stitch Length 5mm
V-Sonic™ Pen for sewing Feature not available
Max. Sewing Speed (stitches per minute) 1,050
Buttonhole Styles 14 one-step
Automatic Presser Foot Lifter Yes
Side Feeding Yes
Presser Foot Pressure Adjustment Yes
Feed Dog 7 (longer version)
Speed Controller Yes
Work Space (Height & Width) inches 5.0" x 11.25"
Needle Stop Position Yes
Reinforcement/Reverse Stitches Yes
Twin Needle Setting Key Yes

Embroidery Features

My Custom Design Feature Yes

Quilting Features

Automatic Height Adjuster AHA Feature Yes
Drop Feed/Free Motion Yes, automatic
Built-in Quilting Stitches Yes
MuVit Digital Dual Feed Included
Knee Lifter Included
Free Motion Quilting Foot Included
Included Quilting Feet 1/4" quilting foot with guide, Open toe quilting foot
Pivot Function Yes

Carton Contents

Specialty Feet Included Yes
Other Included Accessories Additional Accessories Included in Box, Bobbins, Dual King Spool Thread Stand, Cord Guide Bobbin Cover, Foot Controller, Grid Sheet Set, Knee Lifter, Straight Stitch Needle Plate
Accessory Storage Yes
Protective Case Soft cover included
Standard Presser Feet Included with Machine 15
Included Accessory Feet 1/4" quilting foot with guide, Blind stitch foot, Button sewing foot, Buttonhole foot, Dual feed foot, Free-motion echo quilting foot, Free-motion open toe quilting foot, Free-motion quilting foot, Monogramming foot, Open toe dual feed foot, Overcasting stitch foot, Straight stitch foot, Stitch-in-the-ditch dual feed foot, Zigzag foot, Zipper foot
Wide Table Included
Foot Controller Included


Warranty 25-Year Limited Warranty

Basic Features

Adjustable Screen Brightness Settings Yes
Media Type(s) USB
Easy Bobbin Winding Automatic bobbin winding system
Lighting LED 10" Lighting
LCD Size (inches) 3.6" x 6.0"
Adjustable Bobbin Winding Speed Yes
Opening Screen Yes
Needle Threading System Yes
Quick Set™ Bobbin Yes
Computer Connectivity with Update Capability Yes
Built-in Memory Yes
Software Upgrades Yes
On-Screen Editing Yes
Stitch Select Touch Panel
Thread Sensor On/Off Feature not available
Thread Sensor Upper and bobbin
Automatic Thread Cutter Yes


Carton Dimensions (W" x D" x H") 17.717" x 30.709" x 22.835"
Carton Weight (lbs) 57.541
Unit Dimensions (W" x D" x H") 11.18" x 22.48" x 13.07"
Unit Weight (lbs) 33.7


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