Quilt forever with APQS

The APQS family is a welcoming group of fun-loving quilting enthusiasts who create and support longarm quilting machines that will help make you a better quilter.

Handcrafted with the quilter in mind, APQS longarm quilting machines are simple to use, easy to maintain and backed by an industry-leading lifetime warranty on parts and labor.

If you’re looking for a lifelong relationship with more than simply a quilting machine, APQS is for you!

Our history

For more than 40 years, APQS has been handcrafting the world’s finest quilting machines in our factory in Carroll, Iowa. APQS was previously known by the name American Professional Quilting Systems.

Since our inception, we’ve built our company on four key pillars: quality, innovation, excellence and customer service. Over the course of our more than 40-year history, we’ve held on to the down-to-earth Midwest values that have made our company an industry leader.

Why Choose APQS

  • Simple to learn and easy to use. Be a quilter, not a mechanic
  • The best, most accurate stitch regulator in the industry
  • APQS has the fastest needle speed in the industry at over 3500 stitches per minute
  • Exceptional value due to superb quality giving you a lifelong reliable workhorse of a machine
  • Smooth fingertip machine movement
  • Unbeatable Lifetime Warranty – handcrafted in America and built to last.
  • Lifetime customer support – unrivaled service and education
  • Local retailer network for easy repair or service
  • Handmade in the USA by a 40+-year-old company with a reputation for quality
  • Minimal maintenance
  • Free one-day beginner class offered all over the world and online training videos
  • Ergonomic designs
  • Time-saving accessories
  • Fast access to parts and accessories

Learn more about APQS machines

It’s easy to choose the APQS machine that best fits your needs.  Explore our forums, videos, literature, models and features to select the longarm that’s right for you.

Visit our factory showroom, your local APQS retailer or visit us at the next quilt show or Road Show to experience an APQS longarm for yourself.