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My Sewing Room is Calgary’s Handi Quilter dealer. We carry the full line of their longarm quilting machines, perfect for the home sewer or home-based entrepreneur.

Handi Quilter’s reliable, low-maintenance quilting machines make it easy for you to finish more quilts. Their innovative technology and quality engineering provide the functionality that quilters demand along with the smoothest stitch in the industry.

Come into the store and see the machines in person. Ask our sales specialists for a hands-on demo. From the Sweet Sixteen to the Infinity, you’re sure to find the right HQ machine for your needs.

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Did you know that you can book time on a Handi Quilter longarm machine? This gives you the chance to try before you buy.

Check out our Longarm Rentals page for details.

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Handi Quilter Sweet Sixteen

Sweet Sixteen

If you love to free-motion machine quilt, but struggle to fit your project in the small throat space of a domestic sewing machine, you’ll love the HQ Sweet Sixteen. Sixteen inches of throat space gives you room to quilt even a king-size quilt. The smooth surface of the included table enables your project to glide under the needle. The powerful motor quilts with ease and stitches up to 1,500 stitches per minute. Choose your three favourite speed settings, on the easy-to-use colour touch screen and let the machine remember them.

Features:

  • Full 16" of throat space
  • Provides more than three times the quilting space of domestic sewing machines
  • More than 8" vertical space
  • Speeds up to 1,500 precision stitches per minute
  • High-speed rotary hook with large capacity M-class bobbin
  • Useful half-stitch for basting or walking stitch, controlled with touch screen or foot pedal
  • Smooth 30” x 36” table surface assures even quilting
  • Additional 18" table extension available for both sides of the table
  • Hopping foot prevents fabric movement during a full-stitch cycle
  • Works with HQ rulers for perfect stitch-in-the-ditch and curved quilting lines
  • Easy setup and take-down
  • Accommodates any thread: cotton, polyester, rayon, metallics, holographic, etc.; allows for bobbin work with larger threads
  • Change needles easily with thumb screw
  • Responsive foot pedal
  • Innovative light ring illuminates the quilting area with 28 LEDs
  • Can be upgraded to a stand-up machine if desired
  • Adjustable colour-touch screen
  • Customizable speed control
  • Save your preferred speed settings. Save one speed setting for slow, controlled quilting; one for free-motion; and another for fast all-over designs
  • Stitch counters: lifetime and resettable trip meter
  • Hardware, software and serial number information
  • Diagnostics
  • Volume control
  • Built-in calculator

Includes:

  • HQ Sweet Sixteen 16" Longarm Quilting Machine
  • Table: height-adjustable from 26" to 42"
  • 4 bobbins, 20 needles, sample thread pack
  • Getting Started DVD
  • User manual and assembly instructions

Optional:

  • TruStitch stitch regulation
  • Handi Feet couching kit: includes 1.5 mm, 2 mm, and 3 mm couching feet for adding couched embellishments
  • Horizontal spool pin
  • 18” x 30” table extensions
  • Table overlay to create a smooth and even surface (recommended for use with TruStitch)
  • HQ Hideaway™ Table

Comparison Chart

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Handi Quilter TruStitch

TruStitch

TruStitch is an innovative stitch-regulation system for the HQ Sweet Sixteen. It tracks your quilt movements on the table surface to achieve consistently-even stitch lengths regardless of your stitching speed. Whlle using TruStitch, you have full visibility of the quilting area for easier quilting and greater flexibility with quilting motifs. TruStitch is easy to learn and operate - perfect for free-motion quilters of all levels from beginner to advanced.

Features:

  • Designed for use with the HQ Sweet Sixteen sit-down longarm quilting machine
  • Innovative new stitch-regulation system that measures your movements for choreographed stitch-regulation
  • Perfect for all free-motion quilters from beginning to advanced
  • Easy to learn how to use and operate the system
  • Achieve consistently even stitch lengths, regardless of stitching speed
  • Full visibility of quilting area leads to easier quilting and greater flexibility with quilting designs

Includes:

  • Controller: advanced sensor that moves in harmony with the quilt to control stitch length
  • Receiver: the receiver translates the signals from the controller to the machine to regulate stitch length
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  • Magnet: optional-use tool for keeping the controller positioned on the quilt, freeing up your hands for certain techniques and methods
  • Coaster: attaches firmly to the edge of the quilt, allowing more flexibility for quilting small projects or quilt borders
Handi Quilter HQ Simply Sixteen

HQ Simply Sixteen

The HQ Simply Sixteen provides the functionality that quilters demand, paired with the smoothest stitch in the industry. Combined with the HQ Little Foot Frame system, it offers any quilter, beginner to advanced, the ability to finish any size quilt without the space requirements of a conventional frame system. The HQ Simply Sixteen and Little Foot Frame is simply the best solution when space is at a premium.

The Simply Sixteen is also available on a 10' or 12' Studio Frame with its Precision-Glide track, making it the most affordable full-frame Handi Quilter longarm machine.

Machine Features:

  • 16" throat
  • Speeds up to 1,800 precision stitches per minute
  • Consistent stitch quality from 4 up to 18 stitches per inch
  • Choose between two modes of stitch regulation: Precision and Cruise
  • Quickly switch to manual mode with two customizable preset speeds
  • High-speed rotary hook with large-capacity M-class bobbin
  • Ergonomic front handlebars with touchscreen control
  • Needle-stop position control
  • Easy needle change with ergonomic thumb screw
  • Stitch counters
  • Built-in diagnostics
  • LED light ring
  • Quilting alarm and project timer

HQ Little Foot Frame Features:

  • Easy-assembly professional-grade system made of high-quality steel
  • Innovative quilt clamp management system, with six Easy-Grasp Quilt Clamps, one HQ Super Quilt Clamp and six Hold-Tight Clamps
  • 5-foot free-standing frame
  • Adjustable legs for easy height customization
  • Leveling feet adjust to floor surfaces
  • Accommodates any size quilt

Includes:

  • HQ Simply Sixteen 16" longarm quilting machine
  • Handi Feet mount with quarter-inch ruler foot
  • Open-toe foot
  • Front handlebars
  • HQ Bobbin Winder
  • 5 large-capacity M-class bobbins, 20 needles, sample thread pack
  • Getting Started DVD
  • Leaders
  • User manuals and assembly instructions

Optional:

  • Rear handlebars and display
  • Pantograph Laser
  • Ruler base: extends the base of the machine to provide stability when using rulers, guides and templates
  • Glide Foot
  • Echo Feet Kit
  • Handi Feet couching kit: includes 1.5 mm, 2 mm, and 3 mm couching feet for adding couched embellishments
  • HQ Handi Light
  • Horizontal spool pin: use with metallic threads or thread that does not feed evenly from the top of the spool
  • Easy-Set Tension
  • 10' or 12' Studio Frame

Comparison Chart

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Handi Quilter HQ Avante

HQ Avanté

The HQ 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.

Features:

  • 18" throat for all your projects: quilt from crib to king with ease
  • Speeds up to 2,200 precision stitches per minute
  • Consistent stitch quality from 4 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
  • Colour 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
  • Downloadable upgrades
  • Integrated, adjustable laser light for use with pantographs
  • Menu-controlled LED lights
  • Use any thread you want

Includes:

  • HQ 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

Optional:

  • HQ Pro-Stitcher - hardware and software system for computerized automated quilting
  • Groovy Board adapter and stylus: allows a stylus to follow the pre-cut grooves in a Groovy Board for smooth curves and lines
  • 27" Super Leader: a super-sized leader for the take-up pole to make pinning from the front of the frame even easier
  • Ruler base: extends the base of the machine to provide stability when using rulers, guides and templates
  • Handi Feet couching kit: includes 1.5 mm, 2 mm, and 3 mm couching feet for adding couched embellishments
  • HQ Avanté micro handles: comfort-grip handles with built-in touch buttons for precise micro-stippling and close-up work
  • Horizontal spool pin: use with metallic threads or thread that does not feed evenly from the top of the spool

Comparison Chart

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Handi Quilter HQ Fusion

HQ Fusion

The HQ Fusion is a high-functioning longarm system that enables you to achieve your quilting vision in your home or professional studio. It combines HQ integrated technology and HQ engineering with all of the functionality quilters demand. The HQ Fusion precision stitch-regulation system provides the highest quality product of any longarm quilting machine.

Features:

  • 24" throat for your large designs
  • Speeds up to 2,400 precision stitches per minute
  • Consistent stitch quality from 4 up to 24 stitches per inch
  • Quickly switch from manual to stitch regulation
  • Choose between two modes of stitch regulation: Precision and Cruise
  • Large M-class bobbin
  • 12-foot long Professional Fusion Frame System; load and quilt with no additional adjustment needed
  • Precision-Glide track for effortless quilting
  • Tilt-action, colour touch-screen displays (front and back)
  • Set your own preferred settings
  • Full-stitch and half-stitch settings
  • Needle position control
  • Stitch counters
  • Built-in self-diagnostics
  • Downloadable software updates
  • Integrated, adjustable laser light for use with pantographs
  • Built-in connection point for HQ Micro Handles
  • Front hand wheel
  • Adjustable LED lighting functions: Warm/Cool/Neutral or UV lights
  • Thread-break sensor

Includes:

  • HQ Fusion 24" Longarm Quilting Machine
  • 12' Fusion Frame
  • 5 bobbins, 20 needles, sample thread pack
  • Getting Started DVD
  • Laser stylus with one pantograph
  • Marked leaders
  • User manuals and assembly instructions

Optional:

  • HQ Pro-Stitcher - hardware and software system for computerized automated quilting
  • Groovy Board adapter and stylus: allows a stylus to follow the pre-cut grooves in a Groovy Board for smooth curves and lines
  • 27" Super Leader: a super-sized leader for the take-up pole to make pinning from the front of the frame even easier
  • Ruler base: extends the base of the machine to provide stability when using rulers, guides and templates
  • Handi Feet couching kit: includes 1.5 mm, 2 mm, and 3 mm couching feet for adding couched embellishments
  • HQ Fusion micro handles: comfort-grip handles with built-in touch buttons for precise micro-stippling and close-up work
  • Horizontal spool pin: use with metallic threads or thread that does not feed evenly from the top of the spool

Comparison Chart

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Handi Quilter HQ Infinity

HQ Infinity

The creative possibilities of quilting are endless with the HQ Infinity. From stitching speeds up to 3,100 precision stitches per minute to handlebars that can be tailored to how you like to quilt, every aspect of the Infinity is designed to work with you and the way you quilt and establish the Infinity as best in class. Customizable settings, programmable presets, flexible stitch regulation and intuitive software give the Infinity the ability to work and grow with you. The HQ Infinity is the best way to finish quilts.

Features:

  • 26" throat for your largest designs
  • Speeds up to 3,100 precision stitches per minute
  • Synergy Stitch regulation with Precision and Cruise modes
  • Pinpoint needle laser
  • Quilt-view camera with Quilters Eye technology
  • Easy-Touch Tension with stored presets (Patent Pending)
  • Programmable handlebar buttons
  • Integrated micro handles
  • Needle-stop position control
  • On-screen hand wheel
  • Four basting stitch options
  • Stitch counters
  • Thread-break sensor with alarm
  • Adjustable spool tray and thread mast, horizontal spool pin included
  • Handi Accessory Rail
  • Integrated, adjustable laser light for pantographs
  • High-speed rotary hook with large-capacity M-class bobbin
  • Bobbin-thread cutter
  • Bobbin-use estimator with low-bobbin alarm, with up to twenty presets
  • Easy needle change with ergonomic thumb screw
  • Quilting alarm and project timer
  • Internal diagnostics

Includes:

  • HQ Infinity 26" Longarm Quilting Machine
  • 12' Gallery Frame
  • 4 bobbins, 20 needles, sample thread pack
  • Getting Started DVD
  • Laser stylus with one pantograph
  • Marked leaders
  • User manuals and assembly instructions

Optional:

  • HQ Pro-Stitcher - hardware and software system for computerized automated quilting
  • Groovy Board adapter and stylus: allows a stylus to follow the pre-cut grooves in a Groovy Board for smooth curves and lines
  • Ruler base: extends the base of the machine to provide stability when using rulers, guides and templates
  • Handi Feet couching kit: includes 1.5 mm, 2 mm, and 3 mm couching feet for adding couched embellishments

Comparison Chart

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Handi Quilter HQ Pro-Stitcher

HQ Pro-Stitcher

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 Avant’, and HQ Fusion.

The software is managed from a small, 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 offers the best of both worlds: computerized quilting and free-motion quilting in the same package.

Features:

  • 10" colour touch-screen computer mounted on the HQ stitch-regulated quilting machine
  • 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
  • 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)
  • Includes more than 500 designs
  • 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

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 flash drive or to the Pro-Stitcher’s hard drive 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
  • Silent, integrated motor-control systems with fluid motion control

Art & Stitch Digital Design Software Features:

  • 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

Includes:

  • EZ Carriage and hardware
  • HQ Pro-Stitcher tablet computer with mounting hardware and cables
  • Art & Stitch software
  • Stitch Regulator Adapter Board
  • User manuals and assembly instructions
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