Juki TL98QE Long-arm Sewing & Quilting Machine FS Review

While a basic sewing machine is perfect for basic projects, sometimes doing more complicated projects like quilting can be hard to do. The Juki TL98QE Long-arm Sewing & Quilting Machine FS is not only a sewing machine, but also has specialized features for heavy quilting projects.

It has a drop feed simple lever control with having to change your plates and a heavy duty ¼” quilting foot. Like basic sewing machines, it also has accessories included such as needles, bobbins and screwdrivers for minor repairs.

This sewing and quilting machine is priced from $599.

Juki TL98QE Long-arm Sewing & Quilting Machine FS Specifications:

  • Weight: 11.5 kg
  • Dimensions: 452 x 350 x 219 mm
  • 3 Bobbins Metal “L” type
  • 5 Needle pack 15 x 1
  • Hemmer foot for rolled edges
  • Straight stitch for seaming and piecing
  • Spool cap for regular sewing thread spools
  • Lint brush for rotary hook
  • US Warranty: 5 years mechanical, 2 years electrical, 90 days adjustments on defects in material or workmanship
  • Non-US Warranty: 30 days parts and labor

Ideal for Large Projects
This machine is made of aluminum die-casting for industrial-grade sewing. It has a large work area to accommodate bigger and heavier fabrics with an auxiliary table that extends the work area up to 23” for even bigger projects.

Automatic Features
To make sewing and quilting easier and faster, this machine features an adjustable presser foot presser. It also has a push lever automatic needle threader that gives you the convenience of threading the needle easily without straining your eyes and hands from trying to put the thread through the needle.

Speed Control Mechanism
This unit has a speed control mechanism that lets you sew through materials at lower speeds. This makes it perfect for sewing on heavier and multi-layered fabrics and for quilting as you get more precise stitches.

Juki TL98QE Long-arm Sewing & Quilting Machine FS At A Glance…


  • Perfect for large projects
  • Can sew even on heavier fabrics
  • Automatic features for easier sewing


  • Only does a straight stitch

Sewing machines have increasingly become more innovative and the Juki TL98QE Long-arm Sewing & Quilting Machine FS is no exception. This machine combines the functionality of a sewing machine with the heavy duty capability of a quilting machine that can also work on larger projects using heavier fabrics.

A downside can be that this machine only does straight stitches unlike other sewing machines, but for those who want industrial grade equipment for sewing, this is a perfect buy.

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