How Does Your Garden Grow?

Spring has sprung. The grass is riz. I wonder where the flowers is? - Author Unknown The time of year has come when we get out into the garden. To rake, weed, dig, plant, mulch. But I know where the flowers is! on quilts!  Please enjoy these flowery quilts found at the MQX Quilt Festival [...]

2017-04-07T14:27:31+00:00 April 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|3 Comments

Quality and comfort

Handi Quilter is dedicated to ensuring the highest standards of quality in everything we do. In order to build the best quilting machines, we do lots of testing before the machine gets to you. One of those tests is called the “sew-off”. Each machine is sewn with a certain series of designs to [...]

2017-03-31T17:07:02+00:00 April 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|5 Comments

Where in the World is the HQ Truck?

The Handi Quilter truck travels the country bringing long arm quilting machines and other quilty goodies to shows and shops. You will recognize it by the picture of the fabulous Quilt Your Desire Inspiration Squad on the side. They are quilters just like you! They enjoy making quilts for lots of reasons. Fun, family, creative [...]

2017-03-17T19:45:38+00:00 March 19th, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment

The Faces of QuiltCon

By Mary Beth Krapil Another QuiltCon has come and gone. This year's show was held in the lovely, historic town of Savannah, GA. Gnarled twisted trees, some hundreds of years old; cobbled-stone streets and people who make hospitality an art form added to the city's charms. Inside the Savannah Civic Center [...]

2017-07-24T13:57:53+00:00 March 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|1 Comment

HQ + EQ = Contest

    The contest is now over. Thank you to the more than 700 people who left comments congratulating Electric Quilt on their 25th anniversary. The winner of the copy of Electric Quilt is Debbie St. Germain. We congratulate her and know she will love being able to design with Electric Quilt. Debbie has a [...]

2017-07-24T13:53:26+00:00 October 10th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Quilters Take Manhattan Blog Hop + Giveaway

  Every quilt and quiltmaker has a story. But are we documenting those stories along with the quilts we own or create? That's the mission of the Quilt Alliance -- to document, preserve, and share the stories of quilts and quiltmakers. To help fund this mission, the Quilt Alliance is once again hosting Quilters Take [...]

2017-07-24T13:53:26+00:00 September 8th, 2016|News & Events|18 Comments

Third-Annual Million Pillowcase Challenge 24-Hour Sew-a-Thon

  Since 2010,American Patchwork & Quilting has been challenging quilters, crafters, and sewers across the country to help reach the goal of donating 1 million pillowcases to local charities.Since inception, more than 687,000 pillowcases have been recorded on the challenge website. Handi Quilter is proud to be a sponsor of the Million Dollar Pillowcase Challenge, [...]

2017-07-24T13:53:26+00:00 August 23rd, 2016|News & Events, Quilting Fun|0 Comments

Quilt Alliance: Playing Favorites 2016 Quilt Contest

The nonprofit Quilt Alliance presents a contest, exhibition, and auction of small wall quilts every year. Handi Quilter is a contest sponsor and is currently hosting the exhibition in our gallery. The 2016 contest was for all quilters, who were encouraged to submit regardless of their style (traditional, modern, art) or technique (longarm, hand quilting, [...]

2017-07-24T13:53:26+00:00 August 10th, 2016|Gallery|0 Comments