Pro-Stitcher suit Amara 20

Completely automate your quilting machine with Pro-Stitcher! Mounted to your Handi Quilter Amara 20 and frame, the Handi Quilter Pro-Stitch system will take over both the movement of your machine and the regulation of your stitches, quilting complicated patterns effortlessly while you stand back and watch in amazement! Use the Art & Stitch software to create virtually limitless quilting designs, make them as simple or as intricate as you’d like, and then scale them to fit the blocks of your quilt, all managed from the included touchscreen tablet conveniently mounted on top of the quilting machine. Full of powerful features, Art & Stitch has a learning curve, but you’ll love experimenting to see how much you can move out of your comfort zone.

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NOTE: Availability and Delivery of the ProStitcher for your Amara 20 will depend on your location and access to your home. Please contact the store to confirm delivery fee and to purchase.

“It’s facinating to watch the enormous quilting machine working hard all on its own!”


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Other features you’ll like:

• 12″ colour touch screen tablet included
• 800 quilting designs built right in
• define your block area and adjust your favourite design to fit
• record your own free-motion movement to have Pro-Stitcher repeat it

If you are considering offering a quilting service, the Pro-Stitcher system makes executing even the biggest quilts effortless, and there is a comfortable consistency to the resulting stitch quality and pattern execution. Or, if you want to finish your own collection of quilt tops that you’ve spent hours and hours making, with quilting patterns that emphasize your personal style and complement your project exactly, then you’ll be delighted by the absolute control that introducing a Pro-Stitcher to your Handi Quilter frame brings.Because Zig Zag Sewing has a shop-front and our online store, we can proudly support every machine that we sell anywhere in Australia with the piece of mind of being able to pick up the phone and ask us a question about your new machine! Not that far away? Pick up your machine from in store and organise a free lesson!
From Handi Quilter’s Website:

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:

Key Features:

  • 12-inch color touchscreen computer mounted on the HQ stitch-regulated quilting machine
  • Operate 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 quilt
  • Reorder designs for stitching
  • Horizontal and vertical channel lock
  • Help menus always accessible

Easy to Use Quilting Options for a Custom Look:

  • 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 (.hqf, .txt and .qli formats)

Advanced Technology for Easy 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
  • 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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