A Stitch In Time is an authorized Handi Quilter retailer.  The HQ Avante is a long-arm quilting machine designed specifically for machine quilting at home. 


Handi Quilter is a leading manufacturer of quilting machines, systems, and quilting accessories.  Made and assembled in the USA, the stitch-regulated HQ 18 Avante provides you the highest quality machine, backed by the HQ warranty.  Designed by a Quilter for Quilters, the Avante provides you the features, benefits, and advantages of a long-arm quilting system at an affordable price.  Stop in soon to try our floor model! 

Sewing Machines



We offer a wide variety of Baby Lock sewing machines including sergers & embroidery machines.  For over 40 years, Baby Lock has been dedicated to the love of sewing by creating machines for sewing, embroidery, quilting and serging – all with ease-of-use, high quality and a touch of elegance. In addition to easy-to-thread sergers and machines for sewers of any level, Baby Lock enhances the love of sewing with an extensive line of sewing supplies including feet, accessories, software and stabilizer. 

Our staff is very knowledgeable and happy to help you find the perfect fit for your needs.  Whether you are a beginner or an expert, we have the right machine for you!  All machines come with FREE owner's training classes right here in our shop as well!  See our
calendar for dates and times.  



Machine Service Department


Our in-house service department offers repair & service for many different types of machines and is certified through both Baby Lock, Handi Quilter & Viking.  Just give us a call at (828) 524-3300 to set up your service appointment.