APQS Quilting Blog

Quilting the Quilt: Quilting design ideasQuilting the Quilt: Quilting design ideas - January 20, 2015
Learn how to use motifs in your fabrics to create your own quilting designs.

How to machine quilt a baby quiltHow to machine quilt a baby quilt - January 13, 2015
Making a baby quilt for a precious bundle of joy is the perfect way to celebrate a new life. Plus, it is a wonderful reason to shop for adorable fabrics.

APQS Video Tutorial: Flame MeanderAPQS Video Tutorial: Flame Meander - January 6, 2015
This longarm quilting design is more masculine in nature and could easily be an all over edge-to-edge design.

How much maintenance does an APQS longarm machine need?How much maintenance does an APQS longarm machine need? - December 30, 2014
When quilters ask us what they should do to keep their machine working properly, they are often surprised by how little maintenance an APQS machine needs.

A thank you to quilters - there are angels among usA thank you to quilters - there are angels among us - December 22, 2014
During the holidays we open our hearts to the magic of miracles.

Computerized quilting 101Computerized quilting 101 - December 16, 2014
Dipping your toes into the world of robotics can be intimidating but the benefits of using a computer as a creative partner are incredibly exciting.

Quilting the Quilt: Quilt yourself a gardenQuilting the Quilt: Quilt yourself a garden - December 9, 2014
Multicolor floral prints can make fabric selection for your next quilt super simple. In addition, they can even make quilting it as easy as a spring breeze!

What stitch length is best?What stitch length is best? - December 2, 2014
When you sew your quilting seams, most sewing machines have presets for common stitch lengths. However, your longarm allows you flexibility with your creativity.

What’s the difference between a sit-down longarm machine vs a domestic sewing machine for quilting?What’s the difference between a sit-down longarm machine vs a domestic sewing machine for quilting? - November 25, 2014
The biggest differences you’ll find are the size of the throat space provide by the machine, the size of the motor and, of course, the warranty.

Quilting machines & the cost of maintenance and repairQuilting machines & the cost of maintenance and repair - November 18, 2014
One of the most common questions quilters ask us about APQS quilting machines is the cost of maintenance and repair.

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