HQ 16 Sweet Sixteen Sitdown

HQ 16 Sweet Sixteen Sitdown

Regular Price: AU$11,490.00

Special Price AU$8,990.00

Availability: In stock





Quick Overview

If you love to free-motion machine quilt but struggle to fit your project in a small throat space, you’re going to love the HQ Sweet Sixteen®. Sixteen inches of throat space gives you room to quilt even a king-size quilt. The smooth surface of the included table allows your project to glide under the needle. The powerful motor handles quilting with ease and stitches up to 1500 stitches-per-minute. Choose your three favorite top speed settings, on the easy-to-use color touch screen and let the machine remember them.




Model                   HQ Sweet Sixteen 

Dimensions        14" w x 20" h x 26" l

Weight in lbs      53

Stitch Regulation  Yes with optional TruStitch

Throat                   Size  16"

Warranty             Warranty 2 Years Mechanical and 1 Year Electronic/electrical




Full 16” of throat depth provides more than 3 times the quilting space of domestic sewing machines, with over 8” of vertical space

Smooth table surface assures even quilting

Speeds up to 1500 precision stitches-per-minute

TruStitch Ready (Handi Quilters exclusive stitch-regulation for HQ Sweet Sixteen)

High-speed rotary hook with large capacity “M”-class bobbin

Hopping foot prevents fabric movement during a full-stitch cycle

Handles any thread: cotton, polyester, rayon, metallics, holographic, etc. Use larger threads for bobbin work

Set your top speed using the intuitive adjustable color-touch screen. Save your preferred speed settings with 3 customizable pre-sets. You can save one speed setting for slow, controlled quilting, one for free-motion and yet another for fast all-over designs

Change needles easily with Thumb Screw Needle Screw

Use Half-Stitch for basting or walking stitch

Responsive foot pedal with half-stitch control

Innovative Light Ring illuminates the quilting area with 28 LEDS

Use HQ Rulers for perfect stitch-in-the-ditch and curved quilting lines

Adjustable Color-Touch Screen includes:

Customizable speed control with 3 customizable settings

Stitch counters: Lifetime and resettable Trip Meter

Serial # display

Hardware and software info


Volume control


Easy setup and take-down

Can be updated to a stand-up machine if desired