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Baby Lock Sewing, Quilting & Embroidery Machines

Baby Lock Altair 2 Sewing and Embroidery Machine

Working as both an embroidery and a sewing machine, Altair 2 is packed with power and technology allowing your creative side to take control.

With IQ Technology®, you can seamlessly transfer images to your machine from your smart device using the IQ Intuition Positioning® App for perfect design placement in the hoop or design creation in IQ Designer.

The Baby Lock Altair 2 features include:

  • Hands-free knee lift
  • Touch pen (stylus)
  • 14 snap-on presser feet
  • 2 thread spool stand for larger cones
  • Straight stitch needle plate
  • Alternate bobbin case for use with prewound bobbins
  • Bobbin center pin
  • Bobbins (10)
  • Embroidery positioning stickers (Sheets of 64)
  • Lens calibration sheet for use with the positioning app
  • Presser foot adaptor
  • Twin needle
  • Needle set
  • Embroidery needle plate cover
  • Advanced multi-function foot control
  • Bobbin covers: cord guide, plain, and seam guide marks
  • Chalk pencil
  • IQ Intuition Positioning® embroidery hoops and grids: 9.5” x 14” (240mm x 360mm), 9.5” x 9.5” (240mm x 240mm), 5” x 7” (130mm x 180mm), 4” x 4” (100mm x 100mm)
  • DATA INPUT TYPES: .pes, .phc, .pec, .dst
  • TOTAL NUMBER OF USB PORTS: 2
  • EMBROIDERY PATTERN MEMORY
  • MAXIMUM EMBROIDERY SIZE/AREA: 9.5" X 14"
  • FRAME PATTERNS: 140
  • AUTOMATIC APPLIQUÉ
  • WEIGHT WITH EMBROIDERY UNIT: 47.6 lbs
  • MACHINE ONLY WIDTH: 26 1/6"
  • EMBROIDERY SPEED: 1,050 SPM
  • ROTATION CAPABILITY
  • NUMBER OF USB TYPE A PORTS: 2
  • DESIGN DUPLICATION CAPABILITY
  • MACHINE WEIGHT ONLY: 37.5 lbs
  • BUILT-IN DESIGNS: 534
  • ON-SCREEN EDITING
  • MACHINE ONLY HEIGHT: 13 1/16"
  • COMBINE DESIGNS
  • BUILT-IN FONTS: 30
  • MACHINE ONLY DEPTH: 12 5/8"
  • NUMBER OF NEEDLES: 1

IQ INTUITION POSITIONING

Use this positioning app to take a photo of your fabric in a special hoop and wirelessly transfer it to your machine.

CREATE DESIGNS WITH EASE

You can draw on the screen, scan your favorite artwork, upload an existing file using a USB drive, or wirelessly send artwork to your machine.

2-POINT POSITIONING

Use the 2-point positioning function, with needle beam, to preview the position of your embroidery design.

NEEDLE BEAM LED POINTER

Know exactly where your needle will drop every time with a brilliant LED pointer on the included embroidery foot.

ALTAIR 2 STITCH TAPERING

With 12 angle settings, three ending methods, and 20 decorative stitches, you can customize a variety of sewing projects.

QUILTING AROUND A PATTERN

Add stippling, echo quilting, or any of the 48 Decorative Fill patterns from IQ Designer around a selected design.

DESELECT REGIONS DESIGN

Deselect regions of a design to preview and stitch with fewer colors.

11.25” WORKSPACE

With a generous 11.25" workspace to the right of the needle, Altair 2 gives you ample room to work.

FILL COUCHING ALPHABET

Stitch dimensional couched letters, characters, and designs.

EMBROIDERY FIELD

Stitch bigger embroidery designs with less re-hooping with a large embroidery field.

WI-FI ENABLED FOR FILES

Wi-Fi enabled for optional download of update files, apps, and design transfer with Design Database Transfer or Palette 11 (optional purchase).

10.1" LCD TOUCHSCREEN

Gain control over every aspect of your stitches, embroidery designs, placement, colors, and more on a large touchscreen.

COLOR VISUALIZER

Choose from random, vivid, gradient, and soft colors, and watch your design transform in an array of attractive color combinations.

534 BUILT-IN DESIGNS

You’ll enjoy embroidery designs galore with Altair 2’s abundant selection of built-in designs, which include 200 exclusive designs from Baby Lock!