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 with your HQ24 Fusion. HQ Pro-Stitcher guides the machine to quilt any design you want to use, create, or customize.

Using integrated HQ technology, the HQ Pro-Stitcher offers the best of both worlds: computerized quilting and free-motion quilting in the same package.

This upgrade includes the monitor with pre-installed software, a new carriage, blue flexitrack, and all cords and setup instructions.

**The model of the HQ Pro-Stitcher tablet computer shipped with your HQ Pro-Stitcher may be different from the one pictured.


  • Quick setup; be quilting in no time
  • Switch from computerized quilting to free motion quilting in seconds with a flick of the quick release mechanism.
  • Steady free motion movement with minimal extra cables or wiring attached
  • 10.1" color touch screen mounted on your HQ18 Avanté machine
    View and manipulate designs on screen
    Record your own free motion design or pantograph design
    Rotate an existing design
    Resize to a specific area
    Precisely position a design on the quilt
    Repeat your designs both horizontally and vertically
    Watch your pattern path before quilting
    Back up function if your thread breaks
    Set the number of tie-off stitches
    Set the quilting speed and stitches per inch
    And much more....
  • No additional PC needed to run the HQ Pro-Stitcher (PC needed for downloading and creating designs)
  • Simple-to-use integrated graphic settings with quilt-friendly menus
    Fingertip Help menus on every screen
    Quilt a pantograph or block pattern with confidence in a few simple steps
  • Ability to read most available digital quilt patterns
  • Silent integrated motor control systems with fluid motion control
  • Made and Built with integrated HQ Technology
  • Includes exclusive design software by Art & Stitch for designing your own patterns
  • USB Port for easy importing.
  • US Warranty 2 Years Mechanical and 2 Year Electronic/electrical
  • Non-US Warranty: 30 days parts and labor
Specifications




Instruction Manual Download (.pdf)

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, HQ18 Avanté, and HQ24 Fusion.

Using integrated HQ technology, the HQ Pro-Stitcher offers the best of both worlds: computerized quilting and free-motion quilting in the same package.

Key Features of HQ Pro-Stitcher

10-inch color 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


Easy-to-use quilting options
for achieving a custom look

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


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 or hard drive of the Pro-Stitcher 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


Exclusive, seamless integration with
Art & Stitch® digital design software.


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


Advanced computer technology for ease of use

Silent, integrated motor-control systems with fluid motion control
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


Silent, integrated motor systems
with fluid motion control


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


The HQ Pro-Stitcher® quilting system integrates Handi Quilter’s world-class quilting machines with the latest computer technology. 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!
Handi Quilter Pro Stitcher Software Information Page