Inspiration

June 8, 2021
Free quilt pattern: Strudel
Do you have bits and pieces of fabric too small to use in a big way, but too big to throw away? APQS Dealer Mavis Reynolds at Day Spring Quilt Company has the perfect free quilt pattern to whittle that scrap pile down!
May 18, 2021
Basic color theory for quilters
Understanding color theory can take your flat, one-dimensional quilts and make them really POP! In this article, APQS Education Director Dawn Cavanaugh teaches you the basics of color theory and how you can use it to make stunning quilts.
May 11, 2021
Video Tutorial: Dandy Dew Drops
In this video tutorial, APQS Dealer and Educator Angela Huffman shows you how to quilt the "Dandy Dew Drops" border design. This whimsical, two-pass design is easy to accomplish and comes out looking intricate!
May 4, 2021
Free quilt pattern: Stripped Ease
APQS Dealer Barb Mayfield came up with a perfect way to use your favorite Jelly Roll fabric in this free quilting pattern called "Stripped Ease."
April 13, 2021
Free quilt pattern: Daffodil Punch
Dawn Cavanaugh's free quilt pattern uses jelly roll fabric and was inspired by the contrast between bright spring flowers and the winter-bare earth from which they sprout. You're going to love it!
April 6, 2021
Video Tutorial: Inchworm Border
In this video tutorial, APQS Dealer and Educator Angela Huffman shows you how to quilt the "Inchworm" border design. This fun, two-pass design is perfect for spring!
March 30, 2021
Video Tutorial: Triangle Two Step
In this video tutorial, APQS Dealer and Educator Angela Huffman shows you how to quilt the "Triangle Two Step" border design. This graphic, fun design is the perfect border for modern quilts!
March 23, 2021
Quick Quilt Tops 2021 - We have a winner!
Collaboration results in beautiful quilts! We've quizzed you every step of the way in our Quick Quilt Tops series, picked the winning elements, and finally have a finished product. Enter our giveaway for your chance to win this quilt and a basket full of quilting goodies.
March 16, 2021
Free quilt pattern: Flight Path
Lyn Crump's foundation-pieced free quilt pattern will make you feel like you're flying on cloud nine!
March 9, 2021
Quick Quilt Tops 2021 - help us pick a quilting design!
It’s time for YOU to decide which quilting design below will be the winner in our Quick Quilt Top series. Vote for your favorite!