Handi Quilter Forte 24" Longarm Machine - FLOOR MODEL


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Handi Quilter Amara 20 inch Longarm Quilter Machine
On Screen Hand Wheel/LED Screen
Handi Quilter Amara 20 inch Longarm Quilter Machine

Adjustable handlebars and editable buttons
Handi Quilter Amara 20 inch Longarm Quilter Machine
Pinpoint Accurate Needle Laser
Handi Quilter Amara 20 inch Longarm Quilter Machine
Easy-Set Tension Knob
Handi Quilter Amara 20 inch Longarm Quilter Machine
QuiltMaster LED lighting: throat, needle, and bobbin

More HQ Forte Top Features

  • 24" of brightly-lit throat space
  • 7-inch color touchscreen (add the Pro-Stitcher and use that tablet for your machine display instead)
  • Menu-controlled QuiltMaster LED Lighting Package: throat, needlebar, 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 the 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 Stitch
  • Thread-break sensor and alarm
  • Stitch Counter
  • Easy Needle Change
  • Needle-stop up/down control
  • Five Basting Stitches

The HQ Gallery2 Frame

Compatible with HQ stand-up longarm quilting machines with throat spaces of 2"-26". Made of high-quality steel, the HQ Gallery2 Frame is a robust, professional-grade combination table and frame system for the home or professional studio.

Studio Frame Features:

  • Choose the loading method you prefer with QuiltMaster. DuoLoad system
  • High-quality steel provides a solid, free-standing foundation for your quilting
  • Zinc-plated hardware resists corrosion
  • Choose from 10-foot or 12-foot length options
  • Pole cradles provide accessibility for loading quilt batting
  • Height-adjustable legs with self-leveling feet accommodate a variety of floor surfaces
  • Set of three quality canvas leaders (with Velcro attachment)
  • Bungee-style elastic side tensioning system
  • Built-in hand wheel, snap-in poles, and smooth-rolling bearings make advancing the quilt a simple task
  • Batting storage pole keeps batting rolls off the floor
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Now there are two ways to load your quilt with QuiltMaster DuoLoad

Gallery2 Frame Loading Options

Standard Loading

ClearView Loading

Often chosen for ruler work, this option clears the way for the use of longer or larger rulers and templates.

Standard Loading

Provides a visual reminder of actual quilting space and easy access to the bobbin area for oiling and bobbin changing.



Optional Accessories


Optional Accessories for the Gallery2 Frame

  • Casters for easy maneuverability
  • Hand Wheel (add to quilt top pole for two-handed quilt advance)
  • HQ Super Leader
  • HQ HighRise Table Lift
  • HQ Super Quilt Clamp
  • Easy-Grasp Quilt Clamps
  • Handi Hammock

Optional Quilt from the Back Kit

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Quilt From the Back Kit Includes:

  • Rear handlebars with soft, grippable texture and programmable buttons. Easy to install.
  • 7-inch color touchscreen controls the machine from the back
  • Adjustable laser light with post for use with pantograph
  • One Golden Threads Drift pantograph pattern
  • 4mm hex wrench for installation
  • Appropriate cabling
  • Installation instructions
  • Note: Also needed for installation: 2.5mm hex wrench (included in your machine accessory kit)

Two great ways to quilt from the back and achieve precise edge-to-edge patterns


These are printed paper templates that are traced using the laser light that is included in the kit.

Groovy Boards

These are durable, plastic templates that are traced with a Groovy Board Stylus (available separately).


Optional HQ Pro-Stitcher

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 Simply Sixteen, HQ Avanté, HQ Fusion, and HQ Infinity. Expand your quilting possibilities with this easy-to-learn, easy-to-use, computerized system and have fun finishing more quilts! Using integrated HQ technology, the HQ Pro-Stitcher offers the best of both worlds: computerized quilting and free-motion quilting in the same package.

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Key Features of the Pro-Stitcher Software

  • 12-inch color touchscreen computer mounted on the HQ stitch-regulated quilting machine
  • Operate the entire system from one screen
  • Includes more than 800 designs, including a designer showcase of motifs from your favorite designers
  • Switch between computer-guided and free-motion quilting at the touch of a button
  • Resize, Rotate and Repeat designs to fit specific areas
  • Skew or Align designs to fit any area with three or more points
  • Move designs into position by simply moving your finger across the screen
  • Stretch and resize a design using on-screen handles
  • Define and Fill an area with a design, using 2-corner (rectangles) or multi-point (any shape)
  • Save and move areas
  • Two-Point Rotation for border designs and fitting odd angles
  • Precisely reposition designs using the Center Point, Start Point, End Point, any corner of the design area, or any point within the design
  • Crop inside or outside of your design to fit your quilt, with the option to close the jumps or leave them open
  • Create new start/stop points
  • Place designs into borders and other odd-shaped spaces
  • Customizable speed and stitches-per-inch
  • Micro Tie-Off function
  • Ability to read most .hqf, .txt and .qli digital quilt patterns
  • Seamless integration with Art & Stitch for designing and adjusting your own patterns at the machine (optional software)
  • Mark and record multiple points for accurate stitch-in-the-ditch quilting
  • On-screen Grid and Ruler to measure designs or area on the quilt
  • Reorder designs for stitching
  • Horizontal and vertical channel lock
  • Help menus always accessible


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