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HandiQuilter Quilting Machines

We are stockist of the HandiQuilter, Frame and the Avante 18 Long arm quilting Machine, as well as the Sweet Sixteen Sit Down System. We are the only stockist and Certified Handiquilter Dealer and stockist outside of Melbourne on the eastern side of Victoria. These products are in our store for you to try or have a demonstration. I have a certification for the advanced training in both of these products.

HandiQuilter Studio Frame

hq-studio-frame-33_t200.jpgHandi Quilter® is a leading manufacturer of long-arm quilting machines, systems, and quilting accessories. Made of high-quality steel, the HQ Studio Frame is a robust, professional-grade table and frame system for your home studio.

HQ Studio Frame:The Largest and Most Robust of All HQ Table and Frame Systems
• 12 foot free-standing frame
• Robust design limits vibration
• Patented larger-diameter pole roller system
• High-quality steel provides solid base for quilting

Special Features: Designed To Make Quilting Easier
• Self-leveling feet adjust to floor surfaces
• Adjustable legs for easy height adjustment
• Patented pole adjustment with snap-pin inserts
• Built-in hand wheel for ease in rolling
• Rollers with built-in bearings
• Can be used with HQ Avante 18.


Handiquilter Avante 18 Package Package

hq18-avante-90_t_w200_h100.jpgPackage includes Studio frame, HQ 18 machine, Carriage for Studio frame, Bobbin Winder, Handles, & Leaders

  • NEW Features and Benefits of the HQ18Avanté®
  • Easy Set Tension
  • Front Power switch
  • Built in Micro Handle connector
  • LED light ring
  • Handifeet Mount with 1/4" ruler foot and open toe foot
  • 4 basting stitch options
  • Low bobbin estimator with low bobbin alarm
  • Menu controlled UV and white LED lights in handlebars
  • Quilting alarm & project timer
    • 18” throat to accommodate your bigger projects
    • 2 kinds of stitch regulation with precision control provides consistent stitch quality from 4 stitches-per-inch up to 18 stitches-per-inch
    • 15” of open quilting space: quilt from crib to king with ease
    • Color touch-screen controls allow switching quickly from manual mode to stitch-regulation mode
    • Speeds up to 2200 precision stitches-per-minute
    • Color touch-screens front and back
    • Exclusive HQ Walking Stitch
    • Set your preferred settings
    • Needle stop position control
    • Stitch counters
    • Built-in diagnostics
    • Adjustable sound levels
    • Integrated, adjustable laser light
    • HQ Micro Handle compatible (optional accessory)
    • 3 table/frame/track combinations available
    • Precision-glide aluminum track available on HQ Studio Frame

• HQ technology and innovation
• HQ customer service and warranty
• Hand-crafted in the USA


Handiquilter Sweet Sixteen


(Package includes machine head with LED Light Ring, table and stand-alone bobbin winder)

If you love to free-motion machine quilt but struggle to fit your project in a small throat space, you’re going to 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 allows your project to glide under the needle. The powerful motor handles quilting with ease and stitches up to 1500 stitches-per minute. Choose your three favorite top speed settings, on the easy-to-use color touch screen and let the machine remember them.

  • •Use all of your favorite threads
    •Color touch-screen provides easy access to needle-up and -down and other functions
    •The 30” x 36” table is height-adjustable and can be expanded with optional 18” table extensions
    •Let the machine remember your three favorite stitching-speed settings
    •Choose from 10 to 1500 stitches-per-minute
    •Innovative Light Ring illuminates the quilting area with 28 LEDs
  • Use Half-stitch for basting
  • Responsive foot pedal for half-stitch basting
  • Use HQ Rulers fro perfect stitch-in-the-ditch and curved quilting lines
    •Shut down for the night, the HQ Sweet Sixteen remembers your stitching speed the next day


productimage-picture-hq-pro-stitcher-hq-avante-211_jpg_600x600_q85.jpgHANDIQUILTER PROSTITCHER to suit your Avante 18 and Studio frame

•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....
•Steady free motion movement with minimal extra cables or wiring attached
•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
•Switch from computerized quilting to free motion quilting in seconds with a flick of the quick release mechanism
•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
•Easy to download your favorite patterns from a USB port
•Quick setup; be quilting in no time


See and order your Sweet Sixteen, Handiquilter Avante 18, Studio Frame and Prostitcher at Patchwork Maze NOW if you live anywhere on the east side of Melbourne and as far afield as Bairnsdale, as we service these areas.