Sale! HQ18 Avante Long Arm Machine package with PRO STITCHER

HQ18 Avante Long Arm Machine package with PRO STITCHER RRP $35,480.00

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The HQ18 Avanté offers expanded quilting space, two modes of stitch regulation and the HQ Precision-Glide Track with an 18-inch quilting machine. HQ integrated technology and HQ engineering provide all of the functionality that quilters demand along with the smoothest stitch in the industry. This quality product is backed by the HQ warranty and a large network of local representatives.

NEW Enhanced Features!

  • Interchangeable Handi Feet: Quarter-inch ruler foot comes installed; open-toe foot included
  • UV lights: Includes four UV lights installed (two on each side of the front handlebars).
  • Low-bobbin estimator and alarm: Estimates how much thread is on a full bobbin. Sounds an alarm when the bobbin thread is close to running out. Stores bobbin preset values for three different types of thread.
  • Four basting-stitch options: Basting stitches can be set to 0.5 inch, 1 inch, 2 inches, and 4 inches.
  • Quilting alarm and timer: Set an alarm for how long you want to spend quilting. Set a timer to track how much time you spend on a quilt.
  • Save three manual speed settings for quick access.
  • Set Language: Screens can be displayed in English, French, Spanish, or German.

 

Tackle any project with speed

  • 18-inch throat for all your projects: quilt from crib to king with ease
  • Speeds up to 1800 precision stitches per minute
  • Consistent stitch quality from 4 stitches-per-inch up to 18 stitches-per-inch
  • Quickly switch from manual to stitch regulation
  • Choose between two modes of stitch regulation: Precision and Cruise
  • Large M-class bobbin
  • HQ Precision-Glide track system on HQ Studio Frame; load and quilt with no additional adjustment needed
  • Precision-Glide track for effortless quilting
  • High-speed rotary hook with large capacity
  • Comes in your choice of a 10-foot or 12-foot frame

Easy-to-use system Designed by a Quilter, for Quilters®

  • Color touch screens on front and back handlebars
  • Set your preferred settings
  • Full-stitch and half-stitch settings
  • Needle position control
  • Stitch counters
  • Built-in self-diagnostics
  • Download upgrades
  • Integrated, adjustable laser light for use with pantographs
  • Menu-controlled LED lights
  • Use any thread you want

Should I go with the HQ Pro-Stitcher?

Computerized quilting is a lot of fun (we all have a little perfectionist in us), but it's true that it isn't for everyone. Click one of the links below to learn more about the powerful and feature-rich HQ Pro-Stitcher software and the possibilities it has to take your quilting to the next level.

HQ Pro-Stitcher® Package

Integrated computerized quilting for HQ machines 

(Hardware and Software)

$9,995 MSRP

The HQ Pro-Stitcher® quilting system integrates Handi Quilter’s world-class quilting machines with the latest computer technology. The software is managed from a touch screen tablet conveniently mounted on top of the machine. This rich and full featured software is easy to learn and makes precise quilting simple and fun! 

The HQ Pro-Stitcher® quilting system integrates Handi Quilter’s world-class quilting machines with the latest computer technology to help you finish more quilts. HQ Pro-Stitcher guides the machine to quilt any design you want to use, create, or customize. It works with all Handi Quilter stitch-regulated quilting machines: HQ Sixteen, HQ Avanté, HQ Fusion, HQ Infinity.

Using integrated HQ technology, the HQ Pro-Stitcher offers the best of both worlds: computerized quilting and free-motion quilting in the same package.

Key Features of HQ Pro-Stitcher

  • 11.6-inch color touch-screen computer mounted on the HQ stitch-regulated quilting machine
  • Includes more than 1,000 designs
  • View and manipulate designs right on the screen
  • Operate entire system from one screen
  • Resize, rotate, and repeat (horizontally and vertically) designs to fit specific areas
  • Crop inside or outside designs
  • Move designs into position by simply dragging your finger across the screen
  • Define and quilt within areas of any shape (e.g. rectangle, triangle, star, etc.)
  • Place designs into borders and other odd-shaped spaces
  • Precisely position designs to any point within an area
  • Establish new start or stop point if thread breaks
  • Set quilting speed and stitches per inch
  • Help menus always accessible

 

Easy-to-use quilting options
for achieving a custom look

  • Quilt edge-to-edge or block patterns with confidence in a few simple steps
  • Simple and accurate stitch-in-the-ditch
  • Record the motion of the machine to record unique digital designs
  • Built-in ruler tool for measuring in any direction
  • Switch from computerized quilting to free-motion quilting in seconds
  • Use nearly any digital pattern (.hqf, .txt and .qli formats)

 

EZ Carriage / EZ Record Features

  • Switch between computer-guided and free-motion quilting at the touch of a button
  • Easily and smoothly record freehand quilting designs for future use; newly created designs can be saved on a USB or hard drive of the Pro-Stitcher to be resized, repositioned or edited with Art & Stitch®(EZ Record not available on the HQ Sixteen machines.)
  • Save time when finishing quilts that combine both free-motion and digital motifs

 

Exclusive, seamless integration with
Art & Stitch® digital design software.

  • Draw your own quilting motifs from scratch
  • Fill shapes with cross hatching, wave fills, stippling, and more
  • Use fills around a design
  • Use artwork from Adobe Illustrator, Corel Draw, Pre-Design Studio III,  
    AutoSketch, and ElectricQuilt
  • Turn shapes into appliqué designs with a mouse click

 

Advanced computer technology for ease of use

  • Silent, integrated motor-control systems with fluid motion control
  • No additional computer needed to run the HQ Pro-Stitcher
  • Separate PC connected to the Internet required for downloading new designs and software updates
  • USB port to easily upload digital patterns to HQ Pro-Stitcher

 

Silent, integrated motor systems 
with fluid motion control

  • No additional computer needed to run the HQ Pro-Stitcher
  • Separate PC connected to the Internet required for downloading new designs and software updates
  • USB port to easily upload digital patterns to HQ Pro-Stitcher

Warranty Information

Handi Quilter offers a limited warranty on the HQ Pro-Stitcher that it be free of defects in workmanship and materials under normal use upon the terms and conditions following:

  • 90 day Limited warranty
  • Three-year Mechanical warranty
  • Two-year Electronic/Electrical
  • Lifetime software updates

HQ purchases the hardware from a vendor and may under some circumstances need to send repairs to that vendor

What comes in the box?

  • HQ18 Avanté 18” longarm quilting machine
  • 10’ or 12’ Studio Frame 
  • 5 bobbins, 20 needles, sample thread pack
  • Getting Started DVD
  • Laser stylus with one pantograph
  • Marked leaders
  • User manuals and assembly instructions

All of our machines also come with:

  • Nationwide Dealer/Rep Support
  • HQ Customer and Technical Support
  • Online training and other education opportunities

HQ18 Avanté4 boxesWeightLengthWidthHeight
HQ18 Avanté Machine Head  683625 14
Frame Box 1 7551276
Frame Box 2 4751116
Frame Box 3 9144298
Frame Box 4 (10” frame, 2” section) 2525255
Frame Box 4 (12” frame) 4651265
Bobbin Winder 1 box 81910 
OPTIONS     
Micro Handles 1 box 517136
HQ Pro-Stitcher 1 box 333616 11 

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HQ18 Avante Long Arm Machine package with PRO STITCHER RRP $35,480.00

HQ18 Avante Long Arm Machine package with PRO STITCHER RRP $35,480.00

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