The HQ Avantè – 5′ Little Foot Frame with HQ Precision-Glide Track (8-wheels) is an affordable easy-to-use computerized quilting machine: the Handi Quilter 18 Avante! The 18-inch throat provides 15 inches of space, perfect for quilts ranging from crib size to king size.
The two stitch counters will keep track of your quilting activity: the lifetime stitch counter and the re-settable trip counter can be project-specific. The color touch screens on the front as well as the back of the machine provide fingertip control. Just set the needle stop position, easily switch from stitch regulation to manual stitching, and then save the machine settings for next time! Handi Quilter’s exclusive Walking Stitch locks this machine into the perfect horizontal line.
The bright LED lights make precision stitching a breeze. The built-in laser light stylus also provides the exact stitch positioning. The Avante is hand-crafted in the USA and is backed with Handi Quilter’s customer service and warranty.
HQ18 Avante Features
You can control the entire process of creating and finishing quilts. The HQ Avanté provides exactly the right amount of quilting space for all of today’s quilters. You will be able to comfortably quilt heirlooms and gifts for the whole family, as well as friends and charity for hours and hours at a time. The integrated technology and engineering allow for the functionality that quilters require, paired with the absolute smoothest stitch in the industry!
This quality product is backed by the HQ warranty and a large network of local representatives..
- Front Power Switch*
- Easy-Set Tension* (Patent Pending)
- LED light ring*
- 2,200 Stitches per minute
- Front and rear touchscreens on front and rear handlebars with controls
- Handi Feet mount with quarter-inch ruler foot installed, open-toe foot
- Quilting alarm and project timer
- Consistent stitch quality from 4 to 22 stitches per inch
- Two modes of stitch regulation: Precision and Cruise
- Manual mode with three customizable preset speeds
- Four basting stitch options
- Needle-stop position control
- Stitch counters
- Bobbin-use estimator with low-bobbin alarm
- Front handlebars have menu-controlled lights (white LEDs plus four (4) UV LEDs) and a light ring
- around the needle bar features white LED lights for maximum lighting
- Integrated, adjustable laser light for pantographs
- High-speed rotary hook with large-capacity M-class bobbin
- Easy needle change with ergonomic thumb screw
- Four language options: English, French, German and Spanish
- Four extra bobbins, 20 needles, sample thread pack and pantograph
- Built-in diagnostics
All HQ Longarms Feature
- HQ Nationwide Retailer/Rep Support
- HQ Customer Solutions
- HQ Technical Support
- HQ Warranty: 10 years casting, 5 years electrical and mechanical*
- Handcrafted in the U.S.A.
- Getting Started DVD
- Educational videos, tutorials and tips available on the HandiQuilter.com website
THIS PACKAGE INCLUDES 5′ LITTLE FOOT FRAME
The HQ Little Foot Frame is the best choice for when you are stand-up quilting in a tight space. It is just 5 feet long! The Little Foot Frame will fit in the smallest spaces and will offer a quilting space of 14” x 48”.
Its innovative design accommodates any size quilt on its free-standing frame, which is adjustable from 33” to 44” in height. It is easy to assemble, and the professional-grade system is made of high-quality steel. Leveling feet adjust to variable floor surfaces.
Lay your quilt over the frame and hold it in place with the quilt clamp management system, which is included :
- 6 Easy-Grasp Clamps
- 1 Super Clamp
- 6 Hold-Tight Clamps
LITTLE FOOT FRAME FEATURES
- Innovative quilt clamp management system
- Accommodates any size quilt
- 5-foot free-standing frame
- Adjustable legs for easy customization from 33″ to 44″ height
- Easy assembly
- High quality steel construction
- Leveling feet adjust to floor surfacese
- Can accommodate the Simply Sixteen, Avante, or Amara