HQ18 Avante


HQ 18 Avante Quilting MachineHQ Avante 18 Quilting Machine

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.
  • 18” throat to accommodate your larger projects
  • Easy-Set Tension (Patent Pending)
  • Front Power Switch
  • Low Bobbin Alarm
  • 2 modes of stitch-regulation: Precision and Cruise.
  • Consistent stitch quality from 4 stitches-per-inch up to 22 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 2200 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

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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 5 Years Mechanical and 5 Year Electronic/electrical

Your Choice of Frames:
Handi Quilter Little Foot Frame



The HQ Little Foot Frame is your best choice for stand-up quilting in a small space. Just 5 feet long, it fits in the tightest studios and offers a quilting space of 14” x 48”.

Its innovative design accommodates any size quilt on its free-standing frame and it’s adjustable from 33” to 44” in height. Easy to assemble, this professional-grade system is made of high-quality steel. Leveling feet adjust to variable floor surfaces.


Compatible with HQ stand-up longarm quilting machines with throat spaces of 16"-20". Made of high-quality steel, the HQ Studio2 Frame is a robust, professional-grade combination table and frame system for the home or professional studio.

STUDIO FRAME FEATURES:Handi Quilter Studio2 Frame   

    • Choose the loading method you prefer with QuiltMaster. DuoLoad system
    • High-quality steel provides a solid, free-standing foundation for your quilting
    • Zinc-plated hardware resists corrosion
    • Choose from 10-foot or 12-foot length options
    • Pole cradles provide accessibility for loading quilt batting
    • Height-adjustable legs with self-leveling feet accommodate a variety of floor surfaces
    • Set of three quality canvas leaders (with Velcro attachment)
    • Bungee-style elastic side tensioning system
    • Built-in hand wheel, snap-in poles, and smooth-rolling bearings make advancing the quilt a simple task
Studio 2 Frame Loading Options - Now there are 2 ways to load your quilt!
Studio 2 Frame Standard Load Studio2 Frame Clearview Mode
Studio2 Frame Standard Load Studio2 Frame Clearview Load
Provides a visual reminder of actual quilting space and easy access to the bobbin area for oiling and bobbin changing. Often chosen for ruler work, this option clears the way for the use of longer or larger rulers and templates.