Handi Quilter HQ18 Avanté


This machine combines the quality of the Handi Quilter brand with a size perfect for most quilting projects. With either the 10-foot or 12-foot frame this machine's style and grace will accent any home studio, and the smaller size lends itself to portability if necessary. Pair it with the HQ Pro-Stitcher Software and you can have an all-around great machine!



Our Longarm Machine Quilting Threads Sampler Set consists of a selection of popular threads used for quilting on a longarm machine. This sampler pack is a great collection for testing a variety of threads, including cotton, polyester, and variegated-colored threads. Thread colors may vary from the photograph. This set includes the following Superior products:

  • Bottom Line x 1 3,000 yd. cone
  • Fantastico x 1 500 yd. cone
  • King Tut x 1 300 yd. mini cone
  • Magnifico x 1 500 yd. cone
  • MicroQuilter x 1 3,000 yd. cone
  • OMNI x 1 1,000 yd. cone
  • So Fine! #50 x 1 1,000 yd. cone
  • Handy Nets x 1 dozen
  • Superior Product Catalog
  • Thread Therapy DVD

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

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