Inspiration

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.
January 14, 2020
Business Spotlight: Q&A with Susan Campagnola
APQS Educator and Dealer Angela Huffman sat down with Susan Campagnola to get the inside scoop on her quilting business. Susan's DIY approach to the business has brought into a community of caring quilters.
January 7, 2020
Our most popular posts of 2019
Readers from around the world read our articles every week to learn about new longarm techniques, become inspired by other quilter's work and share the love of quilting. The seven articles featured in this post are the ones that received the most visits in 2019.
December 30, 2019
Video Tutorial: Starts and Stops
Watch this in-depth video from APQS Education and Service Director, Dawn Cavanaugh, to learn her favorite hacks for three simple starts and stops quilting methods!
December 17, 2019
Free quilt pattern: Directionally Challenged
Download this free pattern called "Directionally Challenged" from APQS Dealer Lauren Jackson. The pattern offers up plenty of space for free motion quilting practice.
December 10, 2019
Quilting the Quilt: Fixing thread snarls and g-r-r-owls
The unexpected thread snarl can be a major pain when quilting. Check out these tips and tricks to properly thread your machine by APQS Customer Service & Education Director Dawn Cavanaugh!