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longarm quilting machine rental

Rent Our Machine & Finish Your Projects!

Hen & Chicks Studio continues to expand our APQS Lucey machine rental options. In order to rent our machine, our renters must first complete our Longarm Certification Class for $145. Our class offerings are on the website! Go check out the times we are offering!

(If you do not see a time listed for the Longarm Certification class that works in your schedule, please contact us and we will see what we can do!

 Once you have completed the Longarm Certification class, we look forward to helping you move to the next step in finishing your projects!  You can rent our APQS Lucey for $25 per hour (2-hour minimum).  

To schedule rental time, please contact us at (641) 366-3336 or

Our APQS Lucey longarm quilting machine has a 12 foot table. Due to this size, one side measurement of your quilt backing must be less than 108". For example a 102x110" quilt back will work, but a 112x112" quilt back is too large for our machine. One edge of your quilt top should be 102" or less.

Hen & Chicks Studio Panto Class

longarm quilting machine pantograph class



Ready to add another longarm quilting skill to put to use?  After taking the longarm certification class and free motion quilting a minimum of one quilt, Hen & Chicks Studio  offers you a personal panto class with rental immediately following to put your skills to use. Call today to schedule your Panto Class!  (641) 366-3336 


Looking for a Professional Longarmer? Here are our Recommendations.

If you're in need of professional longarm quilting services, we recommend the following quilters:  Kelli Belden, Marybeth Pusillo ( or Liz Meiman (A Quilted Memory). Click here for a tip sheet for preparing your quilt to be quilted.
Need Help Calculating Your Backing?

Watch this video to learn more how to determine how much fabric you'll need for your next backing project. 

Download our backing chart for easy reference. 

Check out these options for your next quilt:

Shannon Cuddle (C3 and Luxe)
Click here to see our selection 

Cotton and Batik Wide Backs
Click here to see our selection

Let us Help You Find What You Need!