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Quilt Finishing Tips

May 10, 2016
Quilting the Quilt: Speedy binding attachment with your longarm quilting machine
For those of us who push quilting deadlines, this timesaving method is just the trick we need to get the binding on a quilt in record time.
April 26, 2016
APQS Video Tutorial: Daisy Paisley Meander
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.
April 5, 2016
How to handle quilts with open seams
In this post, we’ll come face to face with that dastardly villain known as the “open seam.”
March 29, 2016
APQS Video Tutorial: Ribbon Candy Curl
In this tutorial, APQS Educator and Dealer Angela Huffmann shares a versatile design called Ribbon Candy Curl.
March 22, 2016
How to accomplish curved crosshatching
A contemporary alternative to straight cross hatching is curved crosshatching.
March 15, 2016
APQS Video Tutorial: How to bury thread
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.
March 5, 2016
Video Tutorial: Clover Border or Sashing
Learn how to make a clover border - a simple, beginning custom design for a border.
February 23, 2016
APQS Video Tutorial: Fern Twist
APQS Dealer and Educator Angela Huffman shares an alternative to feathers - the fern twist. The leaf shapes are much more forgiving and easy to master.
January 26, 2016
APQS Video Tutorial: Rooster Plume
In this video tutorial APQS Dealer and Educator Angela Huffman demonstrates a border and corner design that works great on a masculine quilt.
January 12, 2016
You can quilt that out: Dealing with puffy blocks on the longarm machine
The best solution for billowy blocks would be to take the quilt apart and adjust the piecing as necessary. However, that’s an option that isn’t a top priority once the borders are on and our minds are already on our next project.
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