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Handi Quilter systems are simply the best home machine quilting systems available. Whether you're a beginning quilter or advanced, starting a business of your own or simply finishing quilts for your kids or grandkids, there is a Handi Quilter system for you.

The Handi Quilter Story
Handi Quilter Founder Laurel Barrus.

The story began when founder Laurel Barrus needed an easy way to carry her frame on trips to her family cabin. There was nothing on the market that met her needs, but that didn't stop her. She worked with her father to create a frame that used her home sewing machine. It was light and small and could be adjusted to handle small or large quilts.

It was a hit with her friends who all wanted one, too. Given the interest, she worked with several suppliers to create a sample frame that was shown at the International Quilt Festival in October, 2000. After the show there were enough orders to keep the suppliers busy until Christmas. She went to more shows and got more orders.
Success

Handi Quilter became a business in May of 2001. Engineers and support staff were hired to create a new type of product: the mid arm quilting machine. The result was the Handi Quilter Sixteen, now upgraded to the Sweet Sixteen. It is ideal for the home quilter who wants a quality product at an affordable price. The Sweet Sixteen is the centerpiece of the Handi Quilter product line.

A short nine years later, Handi Quilter earned worldwide safety and electrical certificates for their line of long arm quilting machines and systems. As a result, there are now more than 700 worldwide independent retail locations.
If you love free-motion quilting but struggle to fit your project on a domestic machine, you’re going to love the HQ Sweet Sixteen®. Throat space of sixteen inches gives you room to work on even a king-size quilt. The smooth surface of the included table allows your project to glide under the needle. The powerful motor handles quilting with ease and stitches up to 1,500 stitches per minute. Choose your own top speed and set it on the easy-to-use color touchscreen.

Machine Features

  Easy setup and take down
  More than three times the quilting space of home sewing machines with 16 inches of throat space and eight inches of vertical space
  36” x 30” Height-adjustable table, from 26 to 42 inches
  Easy-Set Tension™* (Patent Pending)
  Stitching speed of up to 1,500 precision stitches per minute
  Handi Feet mount with quarter-inch ruler foot installed, open-toe foot
  Adjustable color touchscreen
  Walking stitch plus four basting stitch options, controlled with touchscreen or foot pedal
  Needle-stop position control
  Quilting alarm and project timer
  Low-bobbin estimator and alarm
  LED light ring
  High-speed rotary hook with large-capacity M-class bobbin
  Easy needle change with ergonomic thumb screw
  Responsive foot pedal
  Four extra bobbins, 20 needles,sample thread pack included
  High-speed rotary hook with large-capacity M-class bobbin
  Easy needle change with ergonomic thumb screw
  Four language options: English, French, German and Spanish*
  Built-in diagnostics


All HQ Longarms Feature

  HQ Nationwide Retailer/Rep Support
  HQ Customer Solutions
  HQ Technical Support
  HQ Warranty: 10 years casting, 5 years electrical and mechanical*
  Handcrafted in the U.S.A.
  Getting Started DVD
  Educational videos, tutorials and tips available on the HandiQuilter.com website










The HQ Fusion combines HQ integrated technology and HQ engineering with all of the functionality quilters demand. Handcrafted in the U.S.A., the HQ Fusion precision stitch-regulated system provides you with the highest quality product of any longarm quilting machine, backed by the HQ warranty and network of local representatives. The HQ Fusion is a high-functioning longarm system that enables you to achieve your quilting vision in your home or professional studio.

Machine Features

  Front Power Switch*
  Easy-Set Tension™* (Patent Pending)
  Low-bobbin estimator and alarm*
  Handi Feet mount with quarter-inch ruler foot installed, open-toe foot*
  LED light ring*
  Front hand wheel and power switch
  Thread-break sensor with alarm
  Four basting stitch options*
  Quilting alarm and project timer*
  Three manual preset speeds*
  Front and rear Ergo-Grip Handlebars™ with controls
  Consistent stitch quality from 4 to 24 stitches per inch
  Two modes of stitch regulation: Precision and Cruise
  Needle-stop position control
  Stitch counters
  Menu-controlled warm/cool/neutral LED and UV lighting
  Integrated, adjustable laser light for pantographs
  High-speed rotary hook with large-capacity M-class bobbin
  Easy needle change with ergonomic thumb screw
  Four language options: English, French, German and Spanish*
  Four extra bobbins, 20 needles, sample thread pack and pantograph
  Built-in diagnostics


All HQ Longarms Feature

  HQ Nationwide Retailer/Rep Support
  HQ Customer Solutions
  HQ Technical Support
  HQ Warranty: 10 years casting, 5 years electrical and mechanical*
  Handcrafted in the U.S.A.
  Getting Started DVD
  Educational videos, tutorials and tips available on the HandiQuilter.com website








Control the entire process of creating and finishing quilts. The HQ Avanté provides just the right amount of quilting space for today’s quilters. You’ll comfortably be able to quilt heirlooms and gifts for family, friends, and charity for hours at a time. Integrated technology and engineering provide the functionality that quilters demand, paired with the smoothest stitch in the industry. This quality product is backed by the HQ warranty and a large network of local representatives.

Machine Features

  Front Power Switch*
  Easy-Set Tension™* (Patent Pending)
  LED light ring*
  Front and rear touchscreens on front and rear handlebars with controls
  Handi Feet mount with quarter-inch ruler foot installed, open-toe foot
  Quilting alarm and project timer
  Consistent stitch quality from 4 to 22 stitches per inch
  Two modes of stitch regulation: Precision and Cruise
  Manual mode with three customizable preset speeds
  Four basting stitch options
  Needle-stop position control
  Stitch counters
  Bobbin-use estimator with low-bobbin alarm
  Front handlebars have menu-controlled lights (white LEDs plus four (4) UV LEDs) and a light ring
  around the needle bar features white LED lights for maximum lighting
  Integrated, adjustable laser light for pantographs
  High-speed rotary hook with large-capacity M-class bobbin
  Easy needle change with ergonomic thumb screw
  Four language options: English, French, German and Spanish
  Four extra bobbins, 20 needles, sample thread pack and pantograph
  Built-in diagnostics


All HQ Longarms Feature

  HQ Nationwide Retailer/Rep Support
  HQ Customer Solutions
  HQ Technical Support
  HQ Warranty: 10 years casting, 5 years electrical and mechanical*
  Handcrafted in the U.S.A.
  Getting Started DVD
  Educational videos, tutorials and tips available on the HandiQuilter.com website








Adaptable, intelligent, creative, and strong. These words encompass everything that you are as a quilter. These same words perfectly describe the HQ Infinity 26. Just as you continuously evolve your quilting designs and methods, this is the machine that adapts along with you. From the flexible stitch regulation to the adjustable handlebars, every aspect of the Infinity is designed to work with you and the way you quilt. No other machine is as innovative, powerful, and feature-rich as the HQ Infinity 26. Whether you quilt for yourself or others, you deserve a quilting machine that looks as beautiful in your home as your custom quilts. Welcome to the best way to finish quilts.

Machine Features

  Front Power Switch
  Bobbin-thread cutter
  Pinpoint needle laser
  Easy-Touch Tension™ with stored presets (Patent Pending)
  On-screen hand wheel
  Adjustable spool tray and thread mast, horizontal spool pin included
  Synergy Stitch™ regulation with Precision and Cruise modes
  Four basting stitch options
  Quilting alarm and project timer
  Stitch counters
  Programmable handlebar buttons
  Integrated micro handles
  Thread-break sensor with alarm
  Bobbin-use estimator with low-bobbin alarm, with up to twenty presets
  Quilt-view camera with Quilters Eye technology
  Needle-stop position control
  Internal diagnostics
  Handi Accessory Rail
  Integrated, adjustable laser light for pantographs
  High-speed rotary hook with large-capacity M-class bobbin
  Easy needle change with ergonomic thumb screw
  Four extra bobbins, 20 needles, sample thread pack and pantograph
  Four language options: English, French, German and Spanish