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Glastonbury Location
Store Hours

860-633-0721
Orange Location
Store Hours

203-878-1654
Southington Location
Store Hours

860-793-6639
 


Ballad

Ballad

 

The Baby Lock Ballad quilting and sewing machine is packed with features for a hassle-free quilting experience. Want to tackle thicker quilts? Ballad makes short work of even the thickest, most difficult fabric out there.

The Baby Lock Ballad quilting and sewing machine features include:

  • NeverMiss™ Automatic Needle Threader
  • Multi-Function Foot Control
  • 11.25" Large Creative Space
  • 771 Built-In Stitches
  • Hands-Free Knee Lift
  • Compact Digital Dual-Feed System

Features


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COMPACT DIGITAL DUAL-FEED SYSTEM

 

With the new Compact Digital Dual-Feed System you will have 7.0 mm clearance for stitching on multiple layers or high loft fabrics. A total of 36 utility and decorative stitches can now be used with this foot.

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771 BUILT-IN STITCHES

 

With 771 built-in stitches, you’ll have many creative options. From numerous utility stitches to decorative ones, you’ll find something for every project.

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NEVERMISS™ AUTOMATIC NEEDLE THREADER

 

The NeverMiss Automatic Needle Threader does exactly what it promises. It’s never been this fast or easy - the Ballad threads your needle with little more than the push of a button.

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LARGE THROAT SPACE

 

Comfortably quilt with the Ballad’s large throat space. 11.25″ to the right of the needle leaves room for thick projects and bigger quilts.

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TWO-THREAD SPOOL STAND

 

Easily attach this stand to the top of your machine to add two additional spools or large cones of thread to make switching thread colors quicker and easier.

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MULTI-FUNCTION FOOT CONTROL

 

Start and stop your sewing with the main foot control and perform two convenient functions with the heel tap feature and side pedal. You can program the functions for this accessory through your machine.

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LCD COLOR TOUCH SCREEN

 

Clearly see the details of every stitch. This large color LCD touch screen measures 7" diagonally and shows up to 260,000 colors. You'll get a bold, vivid display of your chosen stitches, machine settings and more.

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PUSH BUTTON FEATURES

 

Convenient push button features give you more freedom to focus on your project. Raise and lower the needle or presser foot, cut threads, reinforce stitches and thread your needle with the push of a button.

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BABY LOCK IQ TECHNOLOGY™

 

Baby Lock IQ Technology is what makes Baby Lock machines so smart and efficient. IQ Technology works with the "brain" of your machine to help achieve exactly what you desire.

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INCLUDED ACCESSORIES

 

The Ballad comes with 13 feet and lots of other great accessories to help you create. For a full list, refer to the machine manual.

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ENHANCED STADIUM LIGHTING

 

Illuminate your fabric with 10 inches around the needle. You'll see every detail of your project. Plus, the bright LED lights last longer so you won’t worry about changing light bulbs.

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QUICK-SET, DROP-IN BOBBIN

 

With a drop-in bobbin, getting ready to sew is easy. When you need a new bobbin, simply drop it in and go. Your machine will put the thread right where you need it.

 

Specifications

Full Specifications List
VARIABLE SPEED CONTROL
  • 1
FREE ARM CAPABILITY
BUILT-IN FONTS
  • 5
MACHINE ONLY HEIGHT
  • 13.06"
NUMBER OF ONE-STEP BUTTONHOLES
  • 14
NUMBER OF FEET INCLUDED
  • 13
BUILT-IN UTILITY STITCHES
  • 152
MAXIMUM STITCH LENGTH
  • 5mm
LATERAL AND DIAGONAL FEEDING
RETRACTABLE FEED DOGS
TOTAL NUMBER OF USB PORTS
  • 2
TOUCH SCREEN
MACHINE ONLY WEIGHT
  • 33.7 lbs
NUMBER OF NEEDLE POSITIONS
  • Variable
BUILT-IN SATIN STITCHES
  • 20
THREAD CUTTER TYPE
  • Automatic
BOBBIN LOADING TYPE
  • Quick Set, Top Loading
KNEE LIFT/HANDS-FREE PRESSER FOOT LIFT
BUILT-IN DECORATIVE STITCHES
  • 442
AUTO NEEDLE UP/DOWN
NUMBER OF USB TYPE B PORTS
  • 1
MULTIPLE LANGUAGES
  • 1
QUILTING EXTENSION TABLE
TENSION SYSTEM
  • Automatic
NEEDLE TO RIGHT OF MACHINE DISTANCE
  • 11.25"
NEEDLE THREADER TYPE
  • NeverMiss Needle Threader
BOBBIN SIZE
  • Class 15
PROGRAMMABLE NEEDLE UP/DOWN
LIGHTING
  • LED, 10" illumination around the needle
MAXIMUM STITCH WIDTH
  • 7mm
MIRROR IMAGE CAPABILITY
STITCHES PER MINUTE
  • 1050 SPM
BOBBIN WINDING
  • Independent Bobbin Winder
BUILT-IN CROSS STITCHES
  • 17
NUMBER OF NEEDLES
  • 1
FEEDING SYSTEM TYPE
  • Compact Digital Dual-Feed System
ACCESSORY STORAGE
  • 1
TOTAL NUMBER OF STITCHES
  • 771
MACHINE ONLY WIDTH
  • 22.5"
NUMBER OF USB TYPE A PORTS
  • 1
COLOR SCREEN
BUILT-IN COMBINED UTILITY STITCHES
  • 63
PRESSER FOOT TYPE
  • Snap-on
SCREEN SIZE
  • 7" diagonal

277 Hebron Ave
Glastonbury, CT
860-633-0721
196 Boston Post Rd
Orange, CT
203-878-1654
995 Queen St
Southington, CT
860-793-6639