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Handi Quilter Sweet Sixteen 16-inch Sit-Down Longarm Machine and InSight Table

Handi Quilter Sweet Sixteen 16-inch Sit-Down Longarm Machine and InSight Table

SKU: HQ16SITDOWN

Regular price $6,995.00
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Introducing the most technologically advanced way to sit-down free motion quilt with stitch-regulation. Handi Quilter’s HQ Sweet Sixteen is simply the best way for quilters to tackle projects with a sit-down machine. The HQ Sweet Sixteen now comes with the exclusive HQ InSightTM Table with built-in HQ InSight Stitch Regulation for perfect stitches, every time.

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If you love free-motion quilting but struggle to fit your project on a domestic machine, you’re going to love the HQ Sweet Sixteen®. Throat space of sixteen inches gives you room to work on even a king-size quilt. The smooth surface of the included table allows your project to glide under the needle. The powerful motor handles quilting with ease and stitches up to 1,800 stitches per minute. Choose your own top speed and set it on the easy-to-use color touchscreen.

MACHINE FEATURES

  • Easy setup and take down
  • More than three times the quilting space of home sewing machines with 16 inches of throat space and eight inches of vertical space
  • 36” x 30” Height-adjustable table, from 26 to 42 inches
  • Easy-Set Tension™ (Patent Pending)
  • Stitching speed of up to 1,800 precision stitches per minute
  • Handi Feet mount with quarter-inch ruler foot installed, open-toe foot
  • Adjustable color touchscreen
  • Walking stitch plus four basting stitch options, controlled with touchscreen or foot pedal
  • Needle-stop position control
  • Quilting alarm and project timer
  • Low-bobbin estimator and alarm
  • LED light ring
  • High-speed rotary hook with large-capacity M-class bobbin
  • Easy needle change with ergonomic thumb screw
  • Responsive foot pedal
  • Four extra bobbins, 20 needles,sample thread pack included
  • High-speed rotary hook with large-capacity M-class bobbin
  • Easy needle change with ergonomic thumb screw
  • Four language options: English, French, German and Spanish
  • Built-in diagnostics

ALL HQ LONGARMS FEATURES

  • HQ Nationwide Retailer/Rep Support
  • HQ Customer Solutions
  • HQ Technical Support
  • HQ Warranty: 10 years casting, 5 years electrical and mechanical
  • Handcrafted in the U.S.A.
  • Getting Started DVD
  • Educational videos, tutorials and tips available on the HandiQuilter.com website

HQ InSight Table

Introducing the most technologically advanced way to sit-down free motion quilt with HQ InSight Table with built in stitch regulation. Handi Quilter’s HQ Sweet Sixteen is simply the best way for quilters to tackle projects with a sit-down machine. With the introduction of the InSight table, quilters are now able to create quilt designs with beautifully even stitches.

If you love to free-motion machine quilt but struggle to fit your project in the small throat space of a domestic sewing machine, you’ll love the HQ Sweet Sixteen. Sixteen inches of throat space gives you room to quilt even a king-size quilt. The smooth surface of the included table enables your project to glide under the needle. The powerful motor quilts with ease and stitches up to 1800 stitches-per-minute. Choose your three favorite speed settings, on the easy-to-use color touch screen and let the machine remember them.



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FeaturesNEW ENHANCED FEATURES
  • INTERCHANGEABLE HANDI FEET: Quarter-inch ruler foot comes installed; open-toe foot included
  • LOW-BOBBIN ESTIMATOR AND ALARM: Estimates how much thread is on a full bobbin. Sounds an alarm when the bobbin thread is close to running out. Stores bobbin preset values for three different types of thread.
  • FOUR BASTING-STITCH OPTIONS: Basting stitches can be set to every half second, three-quarters of a second, one second, and two seconds.
  • QUILTING ALARM AND TIMER: Set an alarm for how long you want to spend quilting. Set a timer to track how much time you spend on a quilt.
  • SET LANGUAGE: Screens can be displayed in English, French, Spanish, or German.

  • MORE FEATURES AND OPTIONS
  • Handles any thread: cotton, polyester, rayon, metallics, holographic, etc. Use larger threads for bobbin work.
  • Stitch counters
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  • Lifetime count
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  • Resettable trip meter
  • Set your top speed using the intuitive adjustable color-touch screen. Save your preferred speed settings with 3 customizable pre-sets. You can save one speed setting for slow, controlled quilting, one for free-motion and yet another for fast all-over designs.
  • Change needles easily with Thumb Screw Needle Screw.
  • Use Half-Stitch for basting or walking stitch.
  • Responsive foot pedal with half-stitch control.
  • Innovative Light Ring brightens the quilting area with 28 LEDS.
  • Use Handi Quilter Rulers for perfect stitch-in-the-ditch and curved quilting lines.
  • Adjustable Color-Touch Screen includes:
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  • Customizable speed control with 3 customizable settings.
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  • Stitch counters: Lifetime and resettable Trip Meter.
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  • Volume control.
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  • Calculator.
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  • Serial number display.
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  • Hardware and software info.
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  • Diagnostics.
  • Easy setup and take-down.
  • Can be updated to a stand-up machine if desired.
  • ETL Safety Approval: US, Canada, Australia and Europe.
  • Handi Quilter technology and innovation; same mechanical system as the HQ18 Avant?.
  • Hundreds of trained Handi Quilter Representatives throughout the world.
  • Handi Quilter customer service and warranty.

  • QUILT PROJECTS OF ALL SIZES WHILE SEATED
  • Full 16 inches of throat space
  • Provides more than three times the quilting space of domestic sewing machines
  • More than 8 inches vertical space
  • Speeds up to 1500 precision stitches-per-minute
  • High-speed rotary hook with large capacity M-class bobbin
  • Useful half-stitch for basting or walking stitch, controlled with touch screen or foot pedal
  • Smooth 30? x 36? table surface assures even quilting
  • Additional 18" table extension available for both sides of the table
  • Hopping foot prevents fabric movement during a full-stitch cycle
  • Works with HQ rulers for perfect stitch-in-the-ditch and curved quilting lines

  • EASY-TO-USE SYSTEM DESIGNED BY A QUILTER, FOR QUILTERS
  • Easy setup and take-down
  • Accommodates any thread: cotton, polyester, rayon, metallics, holographic, etc.; allows for bobbin work with larger threads
  • Change needles easily with thumb screw
  • Responsive foot pedal
  • Innovative light ring illuminates the quilting area with 28 LEDS
  • Can be upgraded to a stand-up machine if desired
  • Adjustable color-touch screen
  • Customizable speed control
  • Save your preferred speed settings. Save one speed setting for slow, controlled quilting; one for free-motion; and another for fast all-over designs
  • Stitch counters: lifetime and resettable trip meter
  • Hardware, software and serial number information
  • Diagnostics
  • Volume control
  • Built-in calculator
  • Included FeetQuarter-inch ruler foot comes installed; open-toe foot included
    Included Accessories
  • HQ Sweet Sixteen 16" Longarm Quilting Machine
  • Included Table - Height Adjustable 26"- 42"
  • 4 extra bobbins, 20 needles, sample thread pack
  • Getting Started DVD
  • Machine User Manual and instructions

  • Warranty
  • 5 years mechanical
  • 5 years electronic/electrical
  • ? 10 years casting