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Handi Quilter Avante 18" Quilting Machine

Quick Overview

For the quilter who is looking for more quilting space, but wants a machine that makes the most ef­ficient use of a quilter’s reach, the HQ18 Avanté offers precision stitching with 15” of quilting space. Multiple track, table and frame options are available to suit your budget.

Machine and Frame Packages Feature Studio Frame.

Made of high-quality steel, the HQ Studio Frame is a robust, professional-grade table and frame system for your home studio. Available in 10 and 12 feet sizes at time of purchase.

Size options
12' Size Option - 12' - 8' - 4'
10' Size Option - 10' - 8' - 6' -4'


18” throat to accommodate your larger projects

2 modes of stitch-regulation: Precision and Cruise. 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

Use any thread you want

Menu-controlled LED lights are included

Speeds up to 1800 precision stitches-per-minute

Color touch-screens on front and back handlebars

Save your preferred settings

Needle-stop position control

Stitch counters Built-in diagnostics

Adjustable sound levels Integrated, adjustable laser light High-speed rotary hook with large capacity "M"-class bobbin

Precision-Glide aluminum track available on HQ Studio Frame HQ technology and innovation


Model  HQ18 Avanté
Dimensions  16" w x 20" h x 34" l
Weight in lbs  68 (with 8 Wheel Carriage)
Stitch Regulation  Yes
Throat Size  18"
Warranty Warranty 2 Years Mechanical and 2 Year Electronic/electrical