Image of the HQ Simply Sixteen Logo

The HQ Simply Sixteen enables any quilter, beginner to advanced, to finish any size quilt without the space requirements of a conventional frame system.

Buy Now
Find a Retail Location
Image of the HQ Simply Sixteen Machine
Purchase Now
Find a Retail Location

HQ Simply Sixteen Top Features

Image of the HQ Simply Sixteen Machine in Studio

The innovative hoop technology provides the functionality that quilters demand, paired with the smoothest stitch in the industry.

  • Ergonomic front handlebars with touchscreen control
  • 1,800 stitches per minute
  • LED light ring
  • Handi Feet mount with quarter-inch ruler foot installed; open-toe foot included
  • Two modes of HQ stitch regulation: Precision and Cruise
  • Manual mode with two customizable preset speeds
  • Consistent stitch quality from 4 to 18 stitches per inch
  • Needle-stop positioning control
  • High-speed rotary hook with large-capacity M-class bobbin
  • Easy needle change with ergonomic thumb screw
  • Integrated USB port
  • Five bobbins, 20 needles, thread samples
  • Quilting alarm and project timer
  • Four language options: English, French, German, and Spanish
  • Built-in diagnostics

Where Will You Put It?

Image of the HQ Simply Sixteen Quilt MachineImage of the HQ Simply Sixteen with the Little Foot Frame

Simply Sixteen with Little Foot

Don’t let space restrictions dictate what you create.

The HQ Simply Sixteen provides the best solution when space is at a premium.

Diagram Detailing the space taken up by the HQ Simply Sixteen with Little Foot
Diagram Detailing the space taken up by the HQ Simply Sixteen with 10-ft frame
Diagram Detailing space taken up by the HQ Simply Sixteen with 12-ft frame

Optional Accessories

Optional Accessories Sold Separately

Getting Started with your
HQ Simply Sixteen

Educational Resources

Minute Motifs

Minute Motifs feature quick designs you can use for a variety of projects.

Handi Tips

Minute Tips are quick video shorts featuring longarm quilting tips.

HQ Live

The second Thursday of every month (at 11 a.m. Mountain Time), the HQ Studio Educators share their wealth of knowledge with anyone who wants to join the conversation. You can comment, ask questions, and get live feedback. Simply join our email list and we’ll let you know about our upcoming HQ Live events.

Purchase Now
Find a Retail Location
Compare HQ Machines

Reasons to Buy Handi Quilter

HQ worldwide retailer support
HQ Warranty: 10 years casting, 5 years electrical, and 5 years mechanical
Designed, engineered, and assembled in the U.S.A.
Educational videos, tutorials, and tips available at HandiQuilter.com