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Quilt Finishing Tips

May 7, 2019
How to square up a quilt for binding
When the quilting’s done and the binding is all that remains, the finish line is in sight. What an awesome feeling! Before you head down the home stretch, take some time to “square up” the quilt and your quilt will look even more spectacular.
April 30, 2019
Machine binding a quilt
Learn how to bind your quilts with a domestic sewing machine.
September 18, 2018
Piecing trick to reduce bulk seams
I’ve learned a piecing trick over the years that reduces that bulk and helps the block lay flat. Here’s how to do it…
August 21, 2018
Do I "have" to stitch in the ditch?
Quilters can make a case for both a “yes” and a “no” answer. Quilts that are quilted “edge to edge” will not have stitching in the ditch...
April 18, 2017
Quilt Shows - How to clean your quilt for judging
A quilt can be flawlessly constructed and beautifully designed, but if it arrives covered in cat hair or with an offensive odor it may not even make it to the judging room.
November 8, 2016
How to choose batting for your quilt
No matter what you call it, that middle layer can have a dramatic effect on your quilt. Think about these questions when choosing batting...
October 18, 2016
APQS Video Tutorial: Honeysuckle Filler
In this video tutorial, Angela Huffman, APQS dealer and educator, shares a fun filler design called the Honeysuckle Filler. It features straight lines and circles with some pointed leaf shapes behind it.
June 7, 2016
Quilting the Quilt: Modern lines for modern times
While quilting texture is a big part of modern quilt appeal, that texture is characterized by simple quilting designs instead of elaborate or ornate designs found in more traditional quilts.
May 31, 2016
How to piece quilt backs
Taking a little extra time preparing the backing can make a huge difference in the quilt’s longevity as well as how easy it will be to quilt it.
May 17, 2016
APQS Video Tutorial: Ribbon Candy Bubble
Watch APQS Dealer and Educator Angela Huffman teach you the Ribbon Candy Bubble design. It's great to use in a sashing space or you could make it bigger in a border design.
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