APQS Quilting Blog

Tips for using fleece, flannel or nappy knits for backing fabricTips for using fleece, flannel or nappy knits for backing fabric - May 24, 2016
Each of these fabrics introduces unique properties that may require adjustments to the way you may normally quilt.

APQS Video Tutorial: Ribbon Candy BubbleAPQS Video Tutorial: Ribbon Candy Bubble - May 17, 2016
Watch APQS Dealer and Educator Angela Huffman teach you the Ribbon Candy Bubble design. It's great to use in a sashing space or you could make it bigger in a border design.

Quilting the Quilt: Speedy binding attachment with your longarm quilting machineQuilting the Quilt: Speedy binding attachment with your longarm quilting machine - May 10, 2016
For those of us who push quilting deadlines, this timesaving method is just the trick we need to get the binding on a quilt in record time.

Quilting the Quilt: Appliqué dilemmaQuilting the Quilt: Appliqué dilemma - May 3, 2016
Should you quilt on appliqué patches, or shouldn’t you? It may depend on who you are trying to please...

APQS Video Tutorial: Daisy Paisley MeanderAPQS Video Tutorial: Daisy Paisley Meander - April 26, 2016
The Daisy Paisley Meander takes the paisley shape and puts a little daisy in the heart of the paisley and turns it on its side so you can use it for edge-to-edge and all-over-designs.

Quilt pattern: Shuffle Quilt [Free download]Quilt pattern: Shuffle Quilt [Free download] - April 19, 2016
The “Shuffle Quilt” pattern is a great solution for using up those layer cakes you have accumulated and would also put a good dent in the scrap pile if that is what you prefer.

How to organize your paper pantographsHow to organize your paper pantographs - April 12, 2016
Storing and organizing your collection of paper pantographs is important. After all, you want to protect the investment you’ve made into your paper pattern collection.

How to handle quilts with open seamsHow to handle quilts with open seams - April 5, 2016
In this post, we’ll come face to face with that dastardly villain known as the “open seam.”

APQS Video Tutorial: Ribbon Candy CurlAPQS Video Tutorial: Ribbon Candy Curl - March 29, 2016
In this tutorial, APQS Educator and Dealer Angela Huffmann shares a versatile design called Ribbon Candy Curl.

How to accomplish curved crosshatchingHow to accomplish curved crosshatching - March 22, 2016
A contemporary alternative to straight cross hatching is curved crosshatching.

Showing 10 posts... Show all?