New Easy-Fit Ruler Base

Handi Quilter released a redesigned, easier-to-use ruler base at Spring Quilt Market last week -- the Easy-Fit Ruler Base. There is a version of the Easy-Fit Ruler Base for the HQ Avanté, HQ Fusion, and HQ Sixteen. Because of the nature of aluminum machine castings and the variable paint thickness, on occasion there was a [...]

2016-05-25T20:44:00+00:00 May 25th, 2016|Products|0 Comments

Recap of the 2016 HMQS Show

  The Home Machine Quilting Show (HMQS) is underway in Salt Lake City and the quilting awards have been announced. Handi Quilter sponsors the Main Stage (where the awards take place), as well as the Best of Show quilt award. We were also happy that there were several other Handi Quilter connections throughout the awards [...]

2016-11-09T13:57:23+00:00 May 6th, 2016|Gallery, Quilting Fun|0 Comments

Installing HQ Pro-Stitcher Version 91

  Handi Quilter regularly releases software updates to HQ Pro-Stitcher. These updates are free to Pro-Stitcher owners. Installing the most recent versions (version 91 and version 92) are unique in that you select the version based on the type of Pro-Stitcher tablet you have. Note that the Pro-Stitcher software is the same in both versions, [...]

2017-01-17T10:55:03+00:00 April 21st, 2016|Education, Products|0 Comments

Why HQ Pro-Stitcher Simulation?

About a year ago, Handi Quilter added a simulation mode to HQ Pro-Stitcher. Here's what we love about the simulation mode: 1. You can disconnect the Pro-Stitcher tablet from the quilting machine, but still use Pro-Stitcher to get ready for quilting out your design -- or combination of designs. You set up the quilting plan [...]

2016-04-15T17:45:00+00:00 April 15th, 2016|Education|0 Comments

Get to Know HQ National Educator: Megan Best

Megan Best has always loved fabrics, and made her first quilt while in high school. She continued to foster this love throughout her education, achieving degrees in apparel design and merchandising/textiles. Thousands of quilts later, she still loves to create. Megan's career in the fabric industry includes experience in fabric stores, retail management, quilt shop [...]

2016-03-14T09:03:00+00:00 March 14th, 2016|Education, Quilting Fun|0 Comments