The discussion groups on the Handi Quilter website are available to the public. Anyone may read posts. However, a free account is necessary to create a new post in the discussion groups.
How To Create Your Free Account
To create your free account, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to request your invitation code. Emails are answered Mon-Fri 8am to 5pm. Once you have the code then visit the account creation page. Provide a desired username, your primary email account, and password. Your account will be created immediately.
How To Log In
Once you have created your account, you may log in by visiting the login page. You can enter either your username or email address, along with your password to login.
How To Read Discussions & Posts
To read various posts in the discussion group, click on the title of the discussion group (such as "Ask an HQ Expert"). Then, click on a specific topic in the list that follows. You can then read the entire discussion.
Replying To or Adding To a Topic Or Discussion
To add your comments to a discussion, you must first be logged in. Navigate to the specific discussion you want to add to, and click the link that says "Post Reply". Type your reply in the box and click the Post Reply button. If you want to begin your reply by quoting what another post has said, click on the link that says "Quote" below the post. If you would like to be e-mailed when there is an update to the topic, click on the appropriate checkbox.
The only forum responded to by Handi Quilter staff is the "Ask an HQ Expert" section.
Posting A New Topic or Question
To post a new topic or question to the discussion group, you must first be logged in. From the main Discussion Groups page, click on the specific category forum you are interested in (e.g. "General Discussion"). Then click the link that says "Start a New Discussion".
Discussion Group Policies
Please be courteous in all online communication. Handi Quilter reserves the right to moderate, edit, or remove posts from the discussion group. Accounts posting negative or offensive content will be terminated.