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Baby Lock Altair 2 Sewing and Embroidery Machine



The Baby Lock Altair 2 is dollar-for-dollar the most advanced sewing and embroidery machine available. The Altair 2 comes with a large 9 ½” x 14” embroidery area, and over 534 embroidery designs. Sewing features include a generous 11.25” area to the right of the needle and 774 built-in stitches.

The video below describes all the new features of the Baby Lock Altair 2:

Baby Lock Altair 2 Bundle

Baby Lock Altair 2 bundle for May
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  • Baby Lock Rebate ($500) - Submit rebate here by 5/31/2024
  • Baby Lock Welcome Home Exclusive Embroidery Design Collection
  • New! 7"x12" Magnetic Frame
  • Baby Lock Altair 26 Piece Foot Kit
  • $30 gift card- $15 to Embroidery Library, $15 to Urban Threads
  • Baby Lock Altair Inspirational Guide
  • Baby Lock 60-Day Love of Knowledge Subscription
  • SewED Getaway - Details here - Sign up here

This new 7″x12″ Magnetic Flat Frame is the latest magnetic frame from Baby Lock. With its lightweight design and 8 powerful magnets, it can be used with fabrics up to 2 mm thick. MSRP: $600.

The Baby Lock exclusive Love of Sewing Membership is a comprehensive bumper-to-bumper service and maintenance program that covers parts and labor for 4 years at any authorized BabyLock dealer nationwide; other key benefits include access to over 1,000 Baby Lock Sew Ed online classes and unique savings opportunities. MSRP: $2,799

Synchrony Financing Information
$9499 or $263.86/mo for 36 months with Synchrony Financing


Baby Lock Altair 2 Sewing and Embroidery Machine

Working as both an embroidery and a sewing machine, Baby Lock 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.

Baby Lock Altair 2 Lifestyle Image

Altair 2 Features

Baby Lock Altair 2 Embroidery Machine with IQ Intuition™ Positioning App
IQ Intuition™ Positioning App

Use this positioning app to take a photo of your fabric in a special hoop and wirelessly transfer it to your machine. The image will display onscreen in high resolution in lifelike color, allowing you to perfectly position your design exactly where you want it, how you want it, every time.

IQ Designer
IQ Designer

Create your own embroidery designs with ease. Take a photo with the IQ Intuition Positioning App and em>wirelessly transmit it to the Altair 2! Draw directly on the screen or if you’re feeling inspired by an existing art file, simply upload it to the Altair 2 through the USB drive. Your art will be instantly digitized with the colors and fill stitches you choose.

2-point Positioning
2-point Positioning

Use the 2-point positioning function, with needle beam, to preview the position of your embroidery design. Then, adjust the position and angle for precise placement. Your embroidery will be perfectly placed every time.

IQ Designer
IQ Intuition Monitoring® App

Keep track of your project’s progress with this convenient feature that alerts your phone when the bobbin needs to be changed, if a thread breaks, if a thread needs to be changed and when stitching is done.

Altair 2 Tapered Stitches
Stitch Tapering

Match your project’s sharp angles or create mitered corners with Altair 2’s Stitch Tapering. With 12 angle settings, two ending methods, and 20 decorative stitches, you can customize a variety of sewing projects.

Quilt around embroidery
Quilting Around an Embroidery Pattern

Add stippling, echo quilting, or any of the 30 Decorative Fill patterns from IQ Designer around a selected design. Line spacing, distance, and frame size are easily adjustable.

Generous embroidery field
9.5″ x 14″ Embroidery Field

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

Wirelessly send designs and artwork to the embroidery machine
Wireless Capability

Use your favorite embroidery design software like Palette (version 11 or higher, sold separately) to wirelessly transmit your designs from your computer to the Altair 2.

Large, full color 10.1 inch LCD Screen
10.1″ LCD Screen

You’ll have total control over every single aspect of your stitches, embroidery designs, placement, colors and more on a large touchscreen. Comparable to many popular tablets, it features large, clear buttons and vivid colors.

Large throat space of 11.25 inches
Large 11.25″ workspace

With a generous 11.25″ workspace to the right of the needle, Altair 2 gives you plenty of room to work. Those larger projects aren’t anything to worry about!

Baby Lock Altair 2 color visualizer feature
Color Visualizer

Choose from random, vivid, gradient and soft, and watch as your design is transformed in an array of color combinations. Tag your favorite color combinations, then select your favorite from the finalists.

Baby Lock Altair 2 Embroidery Machine with 534 Embroidery Designs
534 Embroidery Designs

You’ll always have something to embroider with Altair 2’s huge selection of built-in designs that includes 200 exclusive designs from Baby Lock. The design library features large thumbnails to make finding the right match even easier.

Altair 2 Fancy Font
Fancy Font

The included Fancy Fonts are perfect for monogramming, with an elegant touch. Stitch these out in multi-color or monochrome!

Baby Lock Altair 2 has 771 built-in stitches for sewing
774 Stitches

The Baby Lock Altair 2 Sewing Machine is loaded with stitches, giving you plenty of options for every project. Best of all, you can combine them for countless stitch combinations and you can save them in memory to retrieve them at any time.

Baby Lock Altair 2 drop in bobbin
Quick-Set Drop-In Bobbin

Simply drop your bobbin in the machine, pull your threads through the slot and let your machine do the rest.

Baby Lock Altair 2 embroidery machine with LED needle beam for embroidery placement
Needle Beam

Know exactly where the needle will drop every time with a brilliant LED pointer on the included embroidery foot. There’s no more guesswork!

Convenience Features of Baby Lock Altair 2

  • 11.25″ workspace to the right of the needle
  • Quick-Set top-loading bobbin with sensor
  • Quick-Set independent bobbin winding system with variable speed
  • Automatic thread cutter with on/off capability
  • Auto presser foot lift
  • NeverMiss™ Automatic Advanced Needle Threading System

Accessories Included with Baby Lock Altair 2

Accessories Included with Baby Lock Altair 2

  • Hands-free knee lift
  • Touch pen (stylus)
  • Embroidery foot with LED pointer
  • Couching Foot and Guide
  • Soft canvas cover
  • Alternate bobbin case and bobbin center pin for use with prewound bobbins
  • Embroidery bobbin thread
  • Bobbins (10)
  • Embroidery positioning stickers (4 sheets of 64)
  • Lens calibration sheet for use with the positioning app
  • Needle set
  • Spool caps (5)
  • Spool felt and spool nets (2)
  • Embroidery needle plate cover
  • IQ Intuition® embroidery hoops and grids included: 9.5″ x 14″, 5″ x 7″

Guide Classes

Free guide classes, with purchase, are included at all Moore’s SoCal locations. Click here to see upcoming classes

Additional information

Weight 76 lbs
Dimensions 33 × 24 × 26 in

Baby Lock


Baby Lock

Weight 5 lbs
Dimensions 8 × 4 × 5 in


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