Skip Navigation Website Accessibility
101 Central Ave, Great Falls, MT | (406) 727-1757
Monday - Friday; 10am -5:30pm,  Saturday: 10am - 5pm

Established 1998, Veteran Owned.
Award Winning
Authorized National Handi Quilter Dealer Since 2006
Authorized Janome and Brother Dealer


  List of Shops Join the Hop FabShop Hop
FOLLOW US ON... 


Montana is

SALES TAX FREE

 

HQ Pro Stitcher

   
Quantity:    

This item is not available for purchase online. Please call (406) 727-1757 to order.

HQ Pro-Stitcher® Package

Integrated computerized quilting for HQ machines 

(Hardware and Software)

$ 9,995 MSRP

The HQ Pro-Stitcher® quilting system integrates Handi Quilter’s world-class quilting machines with the latest computer technology. The software is managed from a touch screen tablet conveniently mounted on top of the machine. This rich and full featured software is easy to learn and makes precise quilting simple and fun!



The HQ Pro-Stitcher® quilting system integrates Handi Quilter’s world-class quilting machines with the latest computer technology to help you finish more quilts. HQ Pro-Stitcher guides the machine to quilt any design you want to use, create, or customize. It works with all Handi Quilter stitch-regulated quilting machines: HQ Sixteen, HQ Avanté, HQ Fusion, HQ Infinity.

Using integrated HQ technology, the HQ Pro-Stitcher offers the best of both worlds: computerized quilting and free-motion quilting in the same package.

Key Features of HQ Pro-Stitcher

  • 11.6-inch color touch-screen computer mounted on the HQ stitch-regulated quilting machine
  • Includes more than 1,000 designs
  • View and manipulate designs right on the screen
  • Operate entire system from one screen
  • Resize, rotate, and repeat (horizontally and vertically) designs to fit specific areas
  • Crop inside or outside designs
  • Move designs into position by simply dragging your finger across the screen
  • Define and quilt within areas of any shape (e.g. rectangle, triangle, star, etc.)
  • Place designs into borders and other odd-shaped spaces
  • Precisely position designs to any point within an area
  • Establish new start or stop point if thread breaks
  • Set quilting speed and stitches per inch
  • Help menus always accessible

 

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
  • Record the motion of the machine to record unique digital designs
  • 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)

 

EZ Carriage / EZ Record Features

  • Switch between computer-guided and free-motion quilting at the touch of a button
  • Easily and smoothly record freehand quilting designs for future use; newly created designs can be saved on a USB or hard drive of the Pro-Stitcher to be resized, repositioned or edited with Art & Stitch®(EZ Record not available on the HQ Sixteen machines.)
  • Save time when finishing quilts that combine both free-motion and digital motifs

 

Exclusive, seamless integration with
Art & Stitch® digital design software.

  • 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

 

Advanced computer technology for ease of 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

 

Silent, integrated motor 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


CONTACT US

jw@bigskyquilts.com

406 727 1757

101 Central Ave.
       Great Falls, MT 

Monday - Friday: 10am-5:30pm
Saturday: 10am-5pm

FOLLOW US

LITTLE ABOUT US

Big Sky Quilts stocks all the fabrics, notions, kits, patterns, and batting materials you need to make beautiful quilts. Need a sewing machine? We have those too, along with an onsite repair department and professional long arm quilters to help you finish your projects. Our store features a friendly environment where you'll enjoy a wide range of fun, informative classes, plenty of creative inspiration, and the best customer service around!