Business Tips

May 30, 2023
Top tips for building a successful longarm business
If you're interested in starting or improving your longarm quilting business, APQS dealer Julia Graves of SO Quilts is sharing some valuable tips to help you succeed.
September 14, 2022
Which APQS longarm machine is the best buy for me?
If you’re dreaming of owning your own longarm quilting machine but aren’t sure which APQS model to choose, it helps to explore your own quilting style and goals to find the best fit for you.
September 12, 2022
Want to start your own quilting business? Take these steps first...
If you love machine quilting, it’s possible to turn your passion into a nice income. In this post I’ve pulled together some steps to make your machine quilting business successful while keeping the fun in it.
September 12, 2022
Things to consider when buying a longarm quilting machine
Buying a longarm quilting machine is a big decision. We've pulled together some of our favorite blog articles that outline some important things to think about before buying a longarm quilting machine.
November 3, 2020
Business Spotlight: Q&A with Tamara Bobbitt of Foxtail Quilting
Thinking of starting your own longarm business? We sat down with Tamara Bobbitt of Foxtail Quilting to chat about her quilting journey, her favorite gadgets and advice for new longarm quilters.
September 8, 2020
Business Spotlight: Q&A with Roger Garneau of Heartfelt Quilts
Roger Garneau, owner of Heartfelt Quilts in Florida, started his quilting journey about 35 years ago and began longarm quilting in 2014. We sat down with Roger to find out more about his business and what advice he might give to someone considering a machine quilting business.
July 14, 2020
Business Spotlight: Q&A with Needle Lil' Love Quilting
We connected with Nikara to get her thoughts about running a quilting business, including her insights about what she wished she would have known. Enjoy!
May 5, 2020
Business Spotlight: Q&A with Jenny Clark Quilting
Are you thinking about starting your own quilting business? We caught up with APQS quilter Jenny Clark of Jenny Clark Quilting to learn about her experiences running a quilting business...
March 31, 2020
Business Spotlight: Q&A with Barbara Heller, owner of Quiltservice
Barbara Heller, owner of the Swiss-based Quiltservice, goes into the details of owning a small quilting business with APQS Educator and Dealer Angela Huffman. Find out how prioritizing craft has made Barbara's business a success.
January 14, 2020
Business Spotlight: Q&A with Susan Campagnola
APQS Educator and Dealer Angela Huffman sat down with Susan Campagnola to get the inside scoop on her quilting business. Susan's DIY approach to the business has brought into a community of caring quilters.