Inspiration

March 24, 2020
Free quilt pattern: Chunk It Up!
Social distancing is the perfect time for all of us to brush up on our quilting skills. Start by utilizing this FREE "Chunk It Up" quilt pattern from Whirls'n'Swirls store owner Tracey Russell! Just a change in fabric choice can make this pattern look totally new.
March 17, 2020
Quick Quilt Top Series - win our finished quilt!
This bright and colorful quilt came to fruition through your votes on layout and design. You helped us create this lap quilt and now it's your chance to win it!
March 10, 2020
APQS Video Tutorial: Tulip Dance
APQS dealer and educator, Angela Huffman, walks us through the creation of her cute and easy "Tulip Dance" quilt border. It's the perfect way to bring a little spring to your quilts this season.
March 3, 2020
Quick Quilt Top series - help us pick a quilting design
It’s time for YOU to help us figure out which quilting designs below will make the cut in our Quick Quilt Top series. Vote for your favorites...
February 25, 2020
Quick Quilt Top series - help us pick a design layout
We need your help for our next Quick Quilt Top series - take a look at the 10 designs we've created using the Drunkard’s Path block and vote for your favorite...
February 18, 2020
APQS Video Tutorial: Curled Sprout
Use this "Curled Sprout" design from APQS Dealer and Educator Angela Huffman to add tiny, adorable details to any quilt!
February 11, 2020
Free quilt pattern: Springtime Tulips
Explore the world of appliqué with this easy, step-by-step tutorial for Springtime Tulips by APQS retailer Suzan Pons!
January 28, 2020
APQS Video Tutorial: Love Border Design
Add a truly personalized touch to your quilts with this handwriting border design from APQS Dealer and Educator Angela Huffman!
January 23, 2020
Rule Your Quilt: Building borders with simple arcs
Take your quilts to the next level with a simple arc ruler! APQS Educator and Dealer, Angela Huffman shows us how to use this longarm friendly ruler to create five different border designs.
January 21, 2020
Free quilt pattern: Modern mission monogram
To provide a little homemade comfort during her friend's long recovery, APQS Education Director, Dawn Cavanaugh designed and made this monogram quilt. Don’t worry if your last name doesn’t start with “L”, she has included all the letters of the alphabet for you in the free pattern provided.