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ProStitcher from Handi Quilter

Handi Quilter ProStitcher

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. 


Features of the newly redesigned HQ Pro-Stitcher Software

The newest HQ Pro-Stitcher package showcases a 10” color touch-screen monitor, offering more area
for viewing and manipulating designs right on the 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

The software interface has been redesigned with the quilter in mind featuring easy-to-use
quilting options to achieving a custom look for your projects.

  • Quilt edge-to-edge or block patterns with confidence in a few simple steps
  • Simple and accurate stitch-in-the-ditch
  • for designing and adjusting patterns at the machine
  • Record the motion of the quilting machine to create and save 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

Exclusive, seamless integration with Art & Stitch® digital design software ($995 value) for designing and adjusting patterns at the machine.

  • 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 applique designs with a mouse click

We've also included advanced computer technology to make the HQ Pro-Stitcher integrate seamlessly
with the longarm machine.  

  • 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

Benefits of choosing Handi Quilter:

You can be sure that you have purchased the highest quality product, backed by the HQ warranty and the largest network of local representatives.

  • All machines hand-crafted in the USA and built with integrated HQ technology following our seven-step quality control program
  • Up-to-date educational videos, tutorials, and tips on
  • Nationwide Rep/Dealer Support
  • HQ Customer Service and Technical Support