Using high-quality, long-staple thread is highly recommended for all high-speed long-arm quilting machines. But you don't have to give up your favorites. Try silk, poly, cotton or holographic threads in all kinds of weights.
Vicki Hoth, Handi Quilter Education Coordinator, introduces how to get started with the HQ Avanté
See how easy it is to maintain your HQ 18 Avante.
HQ Studio Educator Mindy Powell demonstrates how to install and use the HQ18 Avanté UV LED Set.
The HQ 18 Avante features easy-to-use color touch-screen menus on both the front and back handlebars.
Simple-to-follow self-diagnostics could save you a call to technical solutions team (or will make it easier to diagnose problems remotely).