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HQ Forte 24″ Long Arm w/ HQ Pro-Stitcher and 12′ HQ Galley2 Frame

HQ Forte 24″ Long Arm w/ HQ Pro-Stitcher and 12′ HQ Galley2 Frame

Experience quality, precision, and a world of quilting possibilities. From baby quilts to king-size, the Handi Quilter HQ Forte is the perfect fit for your style of quilting.

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Meet your match with the Handi Quilter HQ Forte! Experience quality, precision, and a world of quilting possibilities. From baby quilts to king-size, the Handi Quilter HQ Forte 24″ Longarm w/ 12′ HQ Galley2 Frame is the perfect fit for your style of quilting. The HQ Forte features a variety of convenience tools as well as twenty four inches of thread space to help you creatively finish more quilts.

The Handi Quilter HQ Forte comes Pro-Stitcher ready! All necessary cabling is pre-installed inside. So when you’re ready to take your quilting to the next level and add a Pro-Stitcher, you’re good to go!

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Product Features:

  • 24″ Of throat space
  • 7″ Color touchscreen
  • Pinpoint needle laser
  • Easy-Set Tension
  • 5 Basting stitches
  • Programmable handle buttons
  • Magnetic Tool Minder Collar
  • On-screen handwheel
  • Menu-controlled QuiltMaster lighting package –
    throat, needle bar, and bobbin
  • QuiltMaster front handle bars – independently
    adjustable, ergonomic with integrated micro handles
    Four language options: English, French,
    German, and Spanish

  • Two modes of stitch regulation:
  • Precision or Cruise
  • Needle-stop up/down control
  • Low bobbin estimator and alarm
  • Quilting alarm and project timer
  • Handi Feet compatible
  • Responsive foot pedal
  • Thread break sensor alarm
  • Easy needle change
  • Stitch counters
  • Front power switch
  • Built-in diagnostics
  • 4-24 Precision stitches per inch
  • 2,500SPM Maximum sewing speed

Pro-Stitcher Features:

  • 12″ Color touchscreen computer mounted
  • Operate entire system from one screen
  • Includes more than 800 designs
  • Including a designer showcase of motifs
  • Skew or align designs to fit any area with 3 points
  • Move designs by moving your finger across screen
  • Stretch and resize designs using on-screen handles
  • Define and Fill an area with a design, using 2-corner
    (rectangles) or multi-point (any shape)
  • Save and move areas
  • Two-Point Rotation for border designs and fitting odd angles
  • Precisely reposition designs using the Center Point,
    Start Point, End Point, any corner of the design area,
    or any point within the design

  • Crop inside or outside of your design to fit your quilt,
    with the option to close the jumps or leave them open
  • Switch between computer-guided and freemotion
    quilting at the touch of a button
  • Resize, Rotate and Repeat designs to fit specific areas
  • Create new start/stop points
  • Place designs into borders and other odd-shaped spaces
  • Customizable speed and stitches-per-inch
  • Micro Tie-Off function
  • Ability to read most .hqf, .txt and .qli digital quilt pattern
  • Reorder designs for stitching
  • Horizontal and vertical channel lock
  • Help menus always accessible
  • Mark multiple points for accurate stitch-in-the-ditch quilting
  • On-screen Grid and Ruler to measure designs or area on quilt

Easy To Use Quilting Options For Achieving A Custom Look

  • Quilt edge-to-edge or block patterns with confidence in a few simple steps
  • Simple and accurate stitch-in-the-ditch
  • EZ Record: record unique digital designs for future use

  • 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)

Advanced Technology For Easy Use

  • 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

  • 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 appliqué designs with a mouse click

Included Accessories:

  • 1/4″ Ruler foot
  • Open toe foot
  • Bobbins
  • Bobbin case
  • Needle (134) 100/16
  • Needle (134) 100/18
  • Thread mast
  • EZ pen oiler
  • Screwdriver

  • 2MM hex wrench
  • 2.5MM hex wrench
  • 3MM hex wrench
  • 5MM hex wrench
  • HQ bobbin winder
  • Power cord
  • Getting Started DVD
  • Quick Reference Card
  • Instruction manual

All Handi Quilter Longarms Features:

  • HQ national retailer/rep support
  • HQ customer solutions
  • Education videos, tutorials and tips available

  • HQ technical support
  • Handcrafterd in the United States
  • HQ warranty 10 years casting, 5 years electrical and mechanical

Educational Resources:

  • Minute Motifs – Minute Motifs feature quick designs you can use for a variety of projects.

  • Handi Tips – Minute Tips are quick video shorts featuring longarm quilting tips.