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The Pro-Stitcher® quilting system integrates Handi Quilter’s world-class quilting machines with the latest computer technology. Manage the software with the included touchscreen tablet, conveniently mounted on top of the quilting machine. This full-featured software is easy to learn and makes precise quilting simple and fun!

Pro-Stitcher® Package
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The Pro-Stitcher® quilting system integrates Handi Quilter’s world-class quilting machines with the latest computer technology to help you finish more quilts. 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, HQ Amara, HQ Forte, and HQ Infinity. Expand your quilting possibilities with this easy-to-learn, easy-to-use, computerized system and have fun finishing more quilts!

Pro-Stitcher offers the best of both worlds: computerized quilting and free-motion quilting in the same package.

For Pro-Stitcher packages beginning January 06, 2020:

Pro-Stitcher packages include Pro-Stitcher Designer, a fully functional digital design program. The program comes with two activations. You can choose to activate Pro-Stitcher Designer on your Pro-Stitcher tablet to quickly import/export designs between Pro-Stitcher and Pro-Stitcher Designer or choose to install solely on your PC or laptop.  

For the software to have full functionality, it must be registered with Pro-Stitcher Designer. Click here for information regarding installation of Pro-Stitcher Designer software.



  • 12-inch color touchscreen computer mounted on the stitch-regulated quilting machine

  • Operate entire system from one screen

  • Includes more than 1000 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 Pro-Stitcher Designer™ for designing and adjusting your own patterns at the longarm machine or on your computer (included software)

  • Mark and record multiple points for accurate stitch-in-the-ditch quilting

  • On-screen Grid and Ruler to measure designs or area on quilt

  • Reorder designs for stitching

  • Horizontal and vertical channel lock

  • Help menus always accessible



  • Quilt edge-to-edge or block patterns with confidence in a few simple steps

  • Simple and accurate stitch-in-the-ditch

  • EZ Record: record unique digital 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)

  • Built-in ruler tool for measuring in any direction

  • Switch from computerized quilting to free-motion quilting in seconds

  • Use nearly any digital pattern (.hqv, .hqf, .txt and .qli formats)



  • Silent, integrated motor-control systems with fluid motion control

  • No additional computer needed to run the Pro-Stitcher

  • Separate PC connected to the Internet required for downloading new designs and software updates

  • USB port to easily upload digital patterns to Pro-Stitcher

  • Draw your own quilting motifs from scratch

  • Fill shapes with cross-hatching, wave fills, stippling, and more

  • Use fills around a design

  • Turn shapes into appliqué designs with a mouse click

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