APQS Quilting Blog

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.

APQS Video Tutorial: How to bury threadAPQS Video Tutorial: How to bury thread - March 15, 2016
Learn how to bring up your bobbin thread, easily thread a needle, and tie a quilter's knot to keep your ends neat and tidy.

APQS' Build-a-Bed project at QuiltCon 2016APQS' Build-a-Bed project at QuiltCon 2016 - March 8, 2016
Check out all the smiles from kids of all ages who helped APQS complete quilts for Morehead State University's Build-a-Bed program at QuiltCon 2016.

Video Tutorial: Clover Border or SashingVideo Tutorial: Clover Border or Sashing - March 5, 2016
Learn how to make a clover border - a simple, beginning custom design for a border.

Owning a quilting business - what thread colors should you have?Owning a quilting business - what thread colors should you have? - March 1, 2016
The good news is that while you might want hundreds of thread colors, you don’t need them to successfully start a longarm business!

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