APQS Machines

May 2, 2017
How to adjust top tension on APQS quilting machines
Beautiful quilting stitches are easy to achieve thanks to the simple disk thread tensioner on APQS longarm quilting machines. In this video, APQS Customer Service & Education Director Dawn Cavanaugh shows how easy it is to adjust your top tension!
March 7, 2017
Get an up-close look at Lenni (video)
With Lenni, we have transferred the know-how of our bigger machines to a more compact size. It is the essence of APQS in its simplest, purest form – a fun and affordable longarm.
January 24, 2017
How to thread your APQS longarm quilting machine
Threading your APQS longarm quilting machine is easy! In this video, APQS Customer Service & Education Director Dawn Cavanaugh takes you through the process step by step.
October 11, 2016
Watch and learn about George - our sit-down quilting machine
Take a closer look at George, a stationary, sit-down quilting machine from APQS. George has a generous throat space and a large, flat work-space to easily maneuver your quilt. Quilters across the world use George and proudly bear the title, “APQS Artist.”
September 20, 2016
How to change the hopping foot on your longarm quilting machine
Changing out the different hopping feet couldn’t be simpler. There are two small allen screws on the back of the hopping foot. To remove the existing foot, unscrew them with the small allen wrench provided in the foot kit. Or, if you don’t have the kit you can certainly use a small allen wrench you already own.
August 23, 2016
Are you ready for a longarm quilting machine?
Innovations in longarm quilting machines, such as stitch regulators and simple table design, have made machine quilting easy, even for beginners. Technological advances have made these machines affordable for home use. If you are ready to investigate the possibility of a longarm machine, use these tips to help you with your search.
August 9, 2016
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.
July 19, 2016
What's the difference between manual mode & stitch regulated mode?
When the APQS Millennium, or Mille, longarm quilting machine was introduced to the quilting world in 1999, everyone was mesmerized because it came equipped with a new feature called a Stitch Regulator.
July 12, 2016
Most common questions about APQS longarm quilting machines
As National Education Director at APQS I have the pleasure of traveling to many different quilt shows each year. But no matter what part of the country I’m in, quilters who are considering adding a longarm to their studio invariably wonder about the very same things:
June 21, 2016
APQS Video Tutorial: How to calibrate your low bobbin indicator
In this video tutorial we'll show you how to calibrate your low bobbin indicator, which easily keep tabs on your bobbin thread level and your top thread status when quilting with an APQS Freedom or Millennium longarm.