Handi Quilter Sweet Sixteen Long Arm Quilting Machine with NEW TruStitch Stitch Regulator
Handi Quilter is excited to introduce their innovative new stitch-regulation system designed especially for your HQ Sweet Sixteen. Now you will be able to enjoy any quilting project with the benefit of our TruStitch full visibility stitch-regulation.
This Value Package Includes
HQ Sweet Sixteen
HQ TruStitch Stitch Regulator
LED Light Ring
Handi Quilter Sweet Sixteen Long Arm Quilting Machine Details
If you love free-motion machine quilting but find it hard to fit your project into a small throat space, you’ll love the Handi Quilter HQ Sweet Sixteen®!
It has sixteen inches of throat space. There is room for even a king-size quilt.
The project glides under the needle due to the smooth surface of the included table.
The powerful motor handles a thick quilt sandwich with ease. It can speed along up to 1,500 stitches per-minute.
Choose your three favorite top speed settings using the easy color touch screen and let the machine remember them.
Handi Quilter® is a leading manufacturer of quilting machines, systems, and accessories. Handi Quilter products are made and assembled in the USA and backed by the Handi Quilter warranty. The HQ Sweet Sixteen® provides you the highest quality of any quilting machine. Designed by a Quilter, for Quilters,® the HQ Sweet Sixteen® provides the features, benefits, and advantages of a long-arm quilting system at an affordable price.
Turn Your UFO’S Into Finished Quilts
There was a real need for quilters, like you and me, to have a quilting machine with long-arm capabilities but at an affordable price. After years of development, we created the HQ Sweet Sixteen. With simple and easy-to-use features, this machine will allow you to create and finish more projects than ever before.
CEO, Handi Quilter.
Faster Quilting and More Space to Quilt
Full 16 inches of throat depth. That's more than 3 times the quilting space of domestic sewing machines, with over 8 inches of vertical space.
Smooth table surface assures even quilting.
Speeds up to 1,500 precision stitches-per-minute.
High-speed rotary hook with large capacity "M"-class bobbin.
Hopping foot prevents fabric movement during a full-stitch cycle.
Color Touch Screen
Provides easy access to needle-up and -down and other functions.
Max Speed of 1,500 SPM
Choose from 10 to 1,500 stitcher-per-minute
LED Area Lighting
Innovative Light Ring brightens the quilting area with 28 LEDs.
Use all of your favorite threads.
The 30 inch x 36 inch table is height-adjustable and can be expanded with optional 18 inch table extensions.
Let the machine remember your three favorite stitching-speed settings.
Shut down for the night and the HQ Sweet Sixteen remembers your stitching speed the next day.
More Features and Options
Handles any thread: cotton, polyester, rayon, metallics, holographic, etc. Use larger threads for bobbin work.
Resettable trip meter.
Set your top speed using the intuitive adjustable color-touch screen. Save your preferred speed settings with 3 customizable pre-sets. You can save one speed setting for slow, controlled quilting, one for free-motion and yet another for fast all-over designs.
Change needles easily with Thumb Screw Needle Screw.
Use Half-Stitch for basting or walking stitch.
Responsive foot pedal with half-stitch control.
Innovative Light Ring brightens the quilting area with 28 LEDS.
Use Handi Quilter Rulers for perfect stitch-in-the-ditch and curved quilting lines.
Adjustable Color-Touch Screen includes:
Customizable speed control with 3 customizable settings.
Stitch counters: Lifetime and resettable Trip Meter.
Serial number display.
Hardware and software info.
Easy setup and take-down.
Can be updated to a stand-up machine if desired.
ETL Safety Approval: US, Canada, Australia and Europe.
Handi Quilter technology and innovation; same mechanical system as the HQ18 Avanté.
Hundreds of trained Handi Quilter Representatives throughout the world.
Handi Quilter customer service and warranty.
Sweet Sixteen Specifications
14 Inches wide.
20 Inches high.
26 Inches long.
Handi Quilter Warranty.
2 Years mechanical.
2 Years electrical / electronic.
Check out the ALL NEW TruStitch Full Visibility Stitch Regulator
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.
Attaches firmly to the edge of the quilt, allowing more exibility for quilting small projects or quilt borders.
Advanced sensor that moves in harmony with the quilt to control stitch length.
Optional-use tool for keeping the controller positioned on the quilt, freeing up your hands for certain techniques and methods.
The receiver translates the signals from the controller to the machine to regulate stitch length.
• 5 years FREE Parts & Labor.
• During the FIRST year we will have your machine picked up, repaired or replaced and deliver it back at NO CHARGE. (Just save your box).
• We have 4 experienced mechanics to support you if any problem arises.
I Ron Martin, owner, have 40 years in the sewing machine business & I give my personal assurance.
Get Introduced to The TruStitch for The Sweet Sixteen Sitdown with This Video