Inspiration

July 5, 2022
Three Aspects of Color in longarm quilting - Part 1: Hue and Value
Learn about color hue and value in our first installment of our series about color and longarm quilting...
June 21, 2022
Free quilt pattern: Luster Spectrum
Looking for some quilt-spiration? Check out this beautiful free Luster Spectrum quilting pattern by APQS dealer Julia Graves.
June 14, 2022
Video Tutorial: Hex border with rulers
Ruler work can be fun! Follow along with APQS Dealer and Educator Lauren Jackson as she shows us how to ripple a hexagon filler that...
June 7, 2022
Our favorite pantograph patterns
What's your favorite pantograph pattern? We asked APQS owners across the country and they were excited to answer. In fact, we got so many responses that we...
May 24, 2022
Free quilt pattern: Amour Quilt
Looking for some quilting inspiration? This free Amour Quilt pattern by Monique Jacobs of Open Gate Quilts is perfect for making a quilt's border stripes sing!
May 17, 2022
How to choose the perfect thread for your longarm quilting project
Follow along as APQS Dealer Julia Graves shows us how to choose the perfect thread for your longarm quilting project. She says it's all about the...
May 10, 2022
Video Tutorial: Border Design Feather fills
Manipulating feathers around the border can be tricky. Follow along with APQS Dealer and Educator Lauren Jackson as she shares all the tips and tricks to get...
April 19, 2022
Free quilt pattern: What a Trip!
Looking for some quilting inspiration? This free What A Trip quilt pattern from APQS Dealer Heidi Kaisand takes full advantage of strip sets.
April 12, 2022
Video Tutorial: How to use rulers to stitch a Wide Arch border
Follow along with APQS Dealer & Educator Lauren Jackson of Bold Notion Quilting as she uses rulers to design, divide and stitch a wide Arch Border, using minimal markings.
March 29, 2022
Quick Quilt Tops 2022: win our finished quilt
It's time to announce what quilting designs made the cut for our Quick Quilt Top Series! Click to see how the votes stacked up and learn how you can win the quilt.