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The HQ Avanté®


$10,995 MSRP 

$20,990 with HQ Pro-Stitcher Package 

Both prices include either the 12' or 10' Studio Frame

This machine combines the quality of the Handi Quilter brand with a size perfect for most quilting projects. With either the 10-foot or 12-foot frame this machine's style and grace will accent any home studio, and the smaller size lends itself to portability if necessary. Pair it with the HQ Pro-Stitcher Software and you can have an all-around great machine!

Control the entire process of creating and finishing quilts. The HQ Avanté provides just the right amount of quilting space for today’s quilters. You’ll comfortably be able to quilt heirlooms and gifts for family, friends, and charity for hours at a time. Integrated technology and engineering provide the functionality that quilters demand, paired with the 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



  • HQ Nationwide Retailer/Rep Support

  • HQ Customer Support

  • HQ Technical Solutions

  • 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 website

* New Feature

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