Handi Quilter HQ18 Avante Quilting Machine
Handi Quilter's HQ18 Avante offers smooth quilting with two kinds of stitch regulation. The HQ18 Avante is Handi Quilters new 18 inch mid-arm quilting machine. Touch the color LCD screens (front and back!) to switch modes and control settings. Two stitch counters keep track of lifetime and project stitches.
Consistent stitch quality is assured from 4 stitches per inch to 18 stitches per inch. Use any thread you want.
Two stitch regulation modes are available:
- Cruise Regulation Mode provides a constant stitching speed for precise placement when backtracking or creating sharp points. The minimum speed can be set in a range from 3% to 50%.
- Precision Regulation Mode stitches only when you move the machine and is ideal when stitching along the length of a ruler.
Set the length and height of the adjustable table to match your project and the available space in your sewing room.
Features and Benefits
- Color touch-screens front and back on the handlebars.
- Color touch-screen controls allow switching quickly from manual mode to stitch-regulation mode.
- Included LED lights are menu-controlled.
- Speeds up to 1,800 precision stitches-per-minute.
- Needle stop position control.
- Stitch counters.
- Lifetime stitch count.
- Resettable trip count.
- Use your favorite thread.
- 18 inch throat to accommodate your bigger projects.
- 15 inches of open quilting space. Quilt with ease from crib to king.
- 2 kinds of stitch regulation.
- Cruise Regulation: Stop and start on handle bar. Same as HQ16.
- Precision Regulation: Stitches only when you move carriage.
- 2 kinds of stitch regulation with precision control provides consistent stitch quality from 4 stitches-per-inch up to 18 stitches-per-inch. Also manual stitching.
- "Exclusive Handi Quilter Walking Stitch" is a feature on the digital screen. It locks the machine in a perfect horizontal line.
- Set your preferred settings.
- Built-in diagnostics.
- Adjustable sound levels.
- Integrated, adjustable laser light.
- Handi Quilter HQ Micro Handle compatible (optional accessory).
- 3 table/frame/track combinations available.
- Precision-glide aluminum track available on HQ Studio Frame.
- Handi Quilter technology and innovation.
- Handi Quilter customer service and warranty.
- Hand-crafted in the USA.
Packaged with Adjustable table
The Avante comes with an adjustable length / height table, valued at $595.
This is the perfect table for those with semi-permanent quilting space. With the flexibility to adjust the length and height, it can be used for anything from quilting to crafts to dining. White melamine panels lift out for easy size adjustment.
Handi Quilter 18 Avante User Manual.