When it comes time to set the stage for quilting success, I use the Baby Lock Aria quilting machine. The Baby Lock Aria is packed with features powered by Baby Lock IQ Technology™. That means you’ll enjoy quick auto-adjustments and a hassle-free sewing experience. I can make elegant turns using the advanced pivoting feature, and the Digital Dual-Feed System helps me effortlessly stitch multiple layers of fabric. Plus, the extra-large workspace gives memore room to compose bigger projects. With so many user-friendly features, I might start making more than one quilt in a day!

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Digital Dual-Feed System
Fabric always feeds evenly when you use the Digital Dual-Feed System. Whether stitching on difficult fabric or multiple layers, the Digital Dual-Feed System will keep your fabric feeding consistently.

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Color LCD 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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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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Larger Throat Space
Comfortably quilt with the Aria’s large throat space. 11.25″ to the right of the needle leaves room for thick projects and bigger quilts.

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

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Quick-Set, Drop-in Bobbin
With a drop-i bobbin, getting ready to sew is easy. When you need a new bobbin, simply drop it in and go. The Aria will put the thread right where you need it.

Technology Features

  • TruView™ ASV LCD Color Touch Screen ◦Shows 16,770,000 colors
  • Measures 8.5″ diagonally
  • 176 degrees for optimum viewing
  • NeedleCam™ Digital Camera for perfect embroidery and sewing positioning
  • Center position scanning
  • Precise Touch™ Positioning using NeedleCam
  • OnScreen Designer
  • Sketchpad tablet and electronic pen
  • Color Visualizer for multiple thread options
  • Stadium Lighting™ for brighter true color LED lighting on the needle and work area
  • 3 USB drives; 2 (Type A) drives, 2.0 and 1.1 connects with a Mouse, Hub, Floppy drives, Flash drives and CD-Rom drives and 1 (Type B) USB direct connect to a PC
  • Increased Processing Speed
  • NeverMiss™ Automatic Threading System
  • Advanced Pivoting Feature and Automatic Fabric Senor System
  • Automatic thread cutter (with on/off capability)
  • Quick-Set, Top-Loading bobbin with sensor
  • Quick-Set Independent bobbin winding system with variable speed
  • Automatic sensors ◦Thread tension control makes tension adjustments for accurate stitches
  • Upper and lower thread sensors on/off
  • Upper and lower thread sensors to alert when threads run out
  • On-screen hoop sensor to recommend size of hoop
  • Access designs stored in folders when using USB type A
  • Embroidery and sewing speed up to 1,000 spm

Embroidery Capabilities

  • Built-in embroidery design library
  • 557 Embroidery designs built-in ◦302 Baby Lock exclusives including 39 Nancy Zieman designs
  • 14 bobbin work embroidery designs
  • 120 Frame combinations
  • 19 font styles including
  • Exclusive script alphabet characters (75 total)
  • Large Floral Alphabet
  • Greek Alphabet
  • Embroiders up to 8″ x 12″ (200mm x 300mm) embroidery field
  • Memory capacity 2MB
  • Reads embroidery designs with a stitch capacity of up to 500,000 stitches per design
  • TruView™ ASV Touch Screen shows: ◦Design placement using drag and drop capabilities
  • Enhanced realistic preview
  • Design previews can be enlarged 200%
  • Needle positioning grid
  • Needle position image can be enlarged 200%
  • Thumbnail images viewed at 150% the normal size
  • Estimated embroidery time display and stitch count
  • Needle advancement (1, 10, or 100 stitch increments)
  • Measurements displayed in inches or metrics
  • Color separation
  • Thread color indicator
  • On screen hoop size indicator
  • Low bobbin thread indicator
  • 300 color names
  • Screen saver customization
  • Embroidery speed up to 1,000 spm
  • 8-Point trial check points
  • Starting point key for instant alignment of characters or patterns
  • Alternate bobbin case for pre-wound bobbins
  • Customize embroidery pattern and thumbnail background colors (66 options)
  • Resume feature
  • On screen grid
  • Cuts jump stitches (with on/off capability)
  • Embroider without removing the foot control

Embroidery Editing Capabilities

  • Combine embroidery designs on screen
  • Character/text array function
  • Character spacing
  • 1°, 10°, and 90° Pattern rotation
  • Enhanced design enlargement (up 200%)and reduction (down 60%)
  • Design duplication
  • Automatic appliqué
  • Automatic basting
  • Mirror imaging
  • Change color selections within designs
  • Color sorting on border designs
  • Monochrome option for embroidery designs
  • Programmable custom thread color selection
  • Print and stitch capabilities

Advanced Sewing Features

  • 682 Built-in stitches including ◦148 Utility including 15 one-step buttonhole styles and 1 four-step custom buttonhole
  • 355 Decorative
  • 79 Decorative satin
  • 20 Satin
  • 17 Cross
  • 63 Combinable Utility stitches
  • 3 Built-in alphabets
  • 29 Quilting stitches offer 57 needle position options
  • Stitch length 0.0mm – 5.0mm
  • Basting stitch length of up to 30mm
  • Maximum Utility stitch width 7mm
  • Utility stitch editing capabilities
  • 5 Memory settings for each Utility stitch
  • Decorative stitch editing capabilities ◦Edit and combine Character Decorative stitches
  • 20 memory Pockets for Character/Decorative stitches equaling 800KB
  • Satin stitch elongation
  • Edge sewing capabilities using NeedleCam™ Digital Camera
  • Sew Utility and Decorative stitches while embroidery arm is attached
  • Automatic drop feed
  • Mirror-image
  • Lock key for Utility and Decorative stitches
  • Lateral and diagonal feeding
  • Variable needle positions
  • Fully automatic built-in darning
  • Twin needle settings

Convenient Sewing Features

  • Larger sewing bed and workspace equaling 50 square inches
  • Convenient One-Touch Buttons for ◦Start/Stop
  • Reverse sewing
  • Needle up/down
  • Thread cutter
  • Automatic presser foot lift
  • Automatic needle threading
  • Sewing speed control
  • Ergonomic 3-position, adjustable knee lift with extra high presser foot lift ◦10mm Automatic and 13mm Manual
  • Programmable 3-step needle up/down
  • Needle plate with scale in inches and centimeters
  • Electronic foot control with separate power cord
  • Free arm
  • Two accessory storage compartments

Instructional and Help Resources

  • Built-in Operational Guide with 11 built-in videos
  • Built-in Sewing Application Guide
  • Built-in Help Messages
  • Embroidery Stitch Count System – .SCS
  • Capability to save screen images

Downloadable Software

  • Your Ellisimo Gold will stay current with future upgrades via USB connection

Additional Information

  • Language conversion capabilities (12 languages)
  • Warranty (25 years limited, 10 years parts, 5 years computer circuit, 5 years electrical, 1 year labor)
  • Optional Gold Standard Comprehensive Care Program
  • Optional embroidery hoops ◦6 1/4″ x 10 1/4″ (160mm x 260mm) hoop
  • 5″ x 7″ (130mm x 180mm) hoop
  • Continuous Border Hoop (100mm X 180mm)
  • Optional 1GB Flash Drive (BL-1GBFD)
  • Optional Thread Stand (holds 10 spools) (BLSO-TS)
  • Optional 16″ x 23 3/4″ Extension Table and grip (BLSO-ET)
  • Optional Embroidery Card Reader (BLECR)

Included Accessories

  • Sketchpad USB tablet and cordless pen
  • Adjustable knee lifter with 3-position handle
  • Baby Lock digital USB mouse
  • Touch pen (stylus)
  • LCD cleaning cloth
  • USB cable
  • 18 Snap-on presser feet ◦Buttonhole
  • Embroidery
  • Overcasting
  • Monogramming
  • Zipper
  • Zig zag
  • Blind stitch
  • Button fitting
  • Walking
  • Free-motion quilting
  • Free-motion open toe quilting
  • Echo quilting
  • Straight stitch
  • Side cutter
  • Blind stitch (with guide)
  • Narrow hemmer
  • Cording (with 3 cord guide)
  • Vertical stitch alignment foot
  • Accessory case for presser foot storage with interchangeable trays
  • Soft canvas cover for machine with 3 storage pockets
  • Carrying case for embroidery unit
  • 2 Thread spool stand for larger cones
  • Straight stitch needle plate
  • Alternate bobbin case for use with pre-wound bobbins
  • Bobbin center pin
  • Embroidery bobbin thread
  • Bobbins
  • Cord guide bobbin cover
  • Seam ripper
  • Twin needle
  • Embroidery hoops and grids included ◦8″ x 12″ (200mm x 300mm)
  • 8″ x 8″ (200mm x 200mm)
  • 4″ x 4″ (100mm x 100mm)
  • 1″ x 2-1/2″ (20mm x 60mm)
  • Plus more