The HQ Forte®

PROFESSIONAL LONGARM QUILTING FOR HOME OR STUDIO SETTINGS

Twenty-four inches of quilting possibilities. The HQ Forte features a variety of convent tools as well as twenty-four inches of throat space to help you creatively finish more quilts. The Forte's features will enhance your quilting experience so that you can create your best quilts. The HQ Forte 24=inch long arm machine is designed for use with the HQ Gallery2 Frame everything you need for free-motion quilting right our of the box.




















KEY FEATURES

  • 24″ of brightly-lit throat space
  • Pinpoint Needle Laser
  • Easy-Set Tension™
  • 7-inch color touchscreen (add the Pro-Stitcher® and use that tablet for your machine display instead)
  • Menu-controlled QuiltMasterTM LED Lighting Package: throat, needle bar, and bobbin
  • QuiltMaster™ front handlebars: Independently adjustable, ergonomic with integrated micro handles
  • QuiltMaster™ servo-controlled stitch regulation (perfect stitches, every time)
  • Programmable handlebar buttons
  • Stitching speeds up to 2,500 stitches per minute
  • Consistent stitch quality from 4-24 stitches per inch
  • Two modes of stitch regulation: Precision or Cruise
  • Five convenient built-in tie-off stitches
  • High-speed rotary hook with large-capacity M-class bobbin
  • Manual mode with three customizable preset speeds
  • Pro-Stitcher ready! All necessary cabling is pre-installed inside
  • Handi Feet®-compatible; includes ruler foot and open-toe foot
  • On-screen hand wheel
  • Magnetic Tool Minder Collar
  • Bobbin-use estimator
  • Front power switch
  • Thread-break sensor and alarm
  • Stitch counter
  • Easy needle change
  • Needle-stop up/down control
  • Five basting stitches

 

OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES SOLD SEPARATELY

  • Pro-Stitcher (computer-guided quilting)
  • Quilt from the Back Kit: rear handlebars, laser light, and pantograph
  • Groovy Board adapter/stylus
  • HQ Steady-Fit™ Ruler Base
  • HQ Electromagnetic Channel Locks
  • Horizontal Spool Pin
  • 27-inch HQ Super Leader
  • HQ Couching Feet, HQ Echo Feet, HQ Glide Foot, and HQ Sure Foot

ALL HQ LONGARMS FEATURE

  • HQ Nationwide Retailer/Rep Support
  • HQ Customer Support
  • HQ Technical Solutions
  • 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

* New Feature


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